It was only one week ago when William Byron tasted the agony of defeat in losing to Denny Hamlin by .012 of a second in the NASCAR Xfinity series race at Michigan.

According to Fox News, Byron beat out Ryan Sieg and Tyler Reddick to win the American Ethanol E15 250 at iowa Speedway. It is his first win of the season and first career win in the series. He also becomes the youngest person to win at a Xfinity race at the age of 19.

Byron began the race starting in the sixth position and would stay in the same position until the first caution came out on lap 25. On the restart, Byron had a good Run going into turn 1 and would take over the third position. He would remain in the same position until the end of the stage one.

When it was time for the first pit stops of the day, Byron’s team had a flawless pitstop which led him to being the race leader for the restart. He would hold the spot until lap 44 when the third caution flew out.

Here's what happened

On the restart, teammate Justin Allgaier passed him when he made his car work on the bottom and started to pull away from Byron falling him back to second. However, he catches back up to Allgaier and passes him once again to take the lead.

He would remain in the top three until a caution came out with only nine laps left in stage two. Byron and the team decided to pit for new tires while eight drivers stayed out on old tires.

With only two laps left in the stage, Byron would use his new tires and to make hard charge late in the run. He would finish second at the end of stage two.

Byron would remain in the second position for most of the night until he took the race lead with only 20 laps left in the race. Once he took the lead, he would hold on and capture the win tonight.

Hornish’s Return Ends Early

Sam Hornish Jr made his Xfinity debut tonight for Roger Penske.

At the early stages of the race have a race wining car but at the race ended earlier then it was supposed to.

After finishing second at the end of stage one, Hornish would find trouble early in stage two. At lap 44, Hornish was trying to pass Christopher Bell on the high side heading into turn one. As the pass was happening, Bell was starting to get loose under him and the car made its way up the track.

When his car came up, it contacted Hornish which resulted in him spinning out. Hornish made contact with the wall on the driver side and couldn’t make the car go afterwards. It ended his night early was credited with the 37th position.

Hornish figured Bell over drove and got loose thus making contacting with him. He also admitted he has made some mistakes before but also hated being on the bad side of this one.

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