On September 24, 2022, Noah Gragson, an American stock car racing driver, secured a victory at the Texas Motor Speedway in the Xfinity race. Gragson's excellent form in the Xfinity Series continued into the playoffs as he won the race, securing a spot in the Xfinity Championship 4 field. With this victory, Gragson has now clinched his eighth race win of the season and made his second consecutive appearance in the Xfinity Championship 4.
Gragson has had a noteworthy career marked with several impressive achievements. In 2022, he tied with Sam Ard for the most consecutive race victories in the NASCAR Xfinity Series by winning four races. Additionally, he won the Snowball Derby in 2018, the Winchester 400 in 2017, and the Idaho 208 in 2015. Furthermore, Gragson received accolades such as the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series Most Popular Driver, the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Most Popular Driver and the 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Rookie of the Year.
Together with Ty Gibbs, Josh Berry, and Justin Allgaier, Gragson has qualified to compete in the Xfinity Series Championship 4. The championship race will be held on November 12, 2022, at Phoenix Raceway. Whether Gragson will be able to add another victory and clinch the Xfinity Series championship title remains uncertain.