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NASCAR Cup Texas: Reddick wins race plagued by tyre failures

Reddick is liable to be eliminated from the playoffs, but that did no longer stop the Richard Childress Racing driver from charging to a third buy of the season as he nursed his vehicle house in a bustle stalled by 16 cautions and a red flag.

A quantity of tyre disasters marred the bustle, most notably for title contenders Bolt Elliott and Christopher Bell.

Elliott, who came into the 500-mile bustle leading on aspects, modified into at the pinnacle of the self-discipline when he slammed into the wall at Turn 4 on lap 185, ending his bustle in flames as the sparkling-entrance corner caught fireplace as he ploughed through the infield, dropping him to 32nd web page online at the manufacture.

Earlier in the bustle Joe Gibbs Racing’s Bell moreover crashed out at Turn 4 after his second blown tyre of the bustle on lap 137 and he ended down in 34th web page online.

“I modified into extraordinarily vexed [about the tyres], I’m no longer going to lie,” said Reddick. “Unfortunately, sparkling about each time now we maintain had like a flash autos, now we maintain had some tyre considerations. Yeah, that closing hasten the sparkling sides had been vibrating surely, surely exhausting there.

“I modified into sparkling looking to maximise and use the gap that I built over Joey sparkling in case. I suggest, each time now we maintain had an spectacular vehicle, now we were bit by something. Supreme surely proud so to obtain this Lenovo Chevy to victory lane.”

Tyler Reddick, Richard Childress Racing, Lenovo/ThinkEdge Chevrolet Camaro

Tyler Reddick, Richard Childress Racing, Lenovo/ThinkEdge Chevrolet Camaro

Photo by: Gavin Baker / NKP / Motorsport Photography

Logano’s runner-up result has assign him on top of the final aspects standing, as the ordinary hasten of none of the present playoff contenders recording a buy for the reason that format kicked in persevered for this season.

Justin Haley, one more commence air of the playoffs, recorded his most nice result for the reason that May perchance presumably simply’s Darlington round with third web page online, before two title contenders Ryan Blaney and Bolt Briscoe.

With Erik Jones sixth, William Byron helped his title price despite the carnage with seventh web page online before Brad Keselowski, as defending NASCAR Cup champion Kyle Larson and Denny Hamlin rounded out the tip 10.

Elliott has dropped to seventh in the standings, with Bell 11th, as Alex Bowman moreover struggled down in 29th web page online and is now 12th in the standings.

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