Results, point standings after Xfinity race at Watkins Glen
Austin Cindric beat AJ Allmendinger Saturday at Watkins Glen International to claim his first career Xfinity Series win.
The win comes in his 54th career start.
Allmendinger lost his second-place finish after his No. 10 Chevrolet failed post-race inspection.
The revised top five is made up by Cindric, Christopher Bell, Justin Allgaier, Ryan Blaney and Tyler Reddick.
With his win, Cindric is the sixth driver to qualifying for the playoffs with a race win.
The playoff field will be made up of 12 drivers. There are six races left in the regular season.
Brandon Jones currently holds the 12th spot in the point standings with 534 points. Gray Gaulding is 13th, 102 points behind Jones.