SONOMA, Calif. - Chase Elliott led the way for Hendrick Motorsports in qualifying at Sonoma Raceway in what was an excellent outing for Rick Hendrick's group.

In Group B's run at the track, it was the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Gold Filters Chevy that was quickest. Come the second attempt, Elliott's time was quick enough to earn the fourth starting position. While the Dawsonville, Georgia, native has yet to win at Sonoma, his finishes of fifth and eighth at the track in the Next Gen car suggest a breakthrough win could be right around the corner.

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Right behind Elliott was Kyle Larson driving the No. 5 Valvoline Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. While Larson did receive damage on the left side of his vehicle during the final round of qualifying, Larson was able to return to the race track at speed. In what will be his 10th career start at the 1.99-mile road course, he has only started outside the top-five positions once. Larson will aim to win for the second time at Sonoma on Sunday.

William Byron qualified in the sixth position. As the most recent winner on a serpentine layout, he'll aim to win back-to-back races on road courses for the first time in his career. Rounding out the Hendrick Motorsports quartet in qualifying was Alex Bowman, who will start from the eighth position. Sunday afternoon's main event is Bowman's second time starting inside the top-10 spots at Sonoma.

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Joey Logano won the pole for the 110-lap race.

Also in action on Saturday afternoon was the No. 17 entry in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with Boris Said behind the wheel. After an on-track incident in practice, the team went to a backup car for the main event. Said rolled off from the 35th position and after an up-and-down day, finished in the 28th spot. 

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Next weekend, the Cup Series heads to Iowa Speedway for the first ever premiere series race at the facility. Tune in to USA Network, MRN Radio and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Channel 90) at 7 p.m. ET to catch all the action.