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CONCORD, N.C. – William Byron ended his first and final NASCAR XFINITY Series season in the best way possible.

With a championship.

Last week, Byron and his JR Motorsports No. 9 teammates were honored at the NASCAR Awards Banquet. JR Motorsports co-owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick also attended the banquet in celebration of Byron’s accomplishment.

“It’s really an incredible year for us,” Byron said, “to win the championship and close out this chapter in my career. I’m very thankful for all the people at JR Motorsports that have made this happen.”

To hear more from Byron, Earnhardt and Hendrick on the XFINITY championship celebration, check out the video above.