Lets run-down the winners and losers from Sundays NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Tyler Reddick Because the announcement that Reddick will undoubtedly be leaving Richard Childress Racing to operate a vehicle for 23XI Racing in 2024, he’s got been under continuing scrutiny. Would Reddick coast the others of the year and into next? Would his team give up him? Those questions were answered with authority Sunday as Reddick rode an easy car to a win at the Brickyard.
Rookies Sunday was a large day for three series rookies. Harrison Burton (third) and Todd Gilliland (fourth) scored their finest finishes of the entire year. Burtons previous best was a 10th at Atlanta, and Gillilands best was a 15th at Darlington. Austin Cindric came home second, his best run since winning the Daytona 500 in February.
Chris Buescher Theres a fire in your race car and you also finish 10th? Yes, in Bueschers case. A fire in the inside of Bueschers Ford was extinguished on pit road. Portion of the interior of the automobile was cleaned throughout a pit stop, and Buescher stayed in the race, motoring through the field to complete in the very best 10.
Ross Chastain Chastain suddenly appeared at the front end of the field in the closing laps Sunday, nonetheless it was mostly a mirage. On the ultimate restart, Chastain skipped past Turn 1 and instead drove onto the access lane beyond the turn, re-emerging on the race track to challenge Tyler Reddick for the lead. NASCAR declared that move a no-no and dropped Chastain to 27th in the final order.
Kevin Harvick Harvicks winless streak reached 65 Sunday as he finished 33rd following a late-race accident.
Kyle Larson Sunday was each day to forget for Larson. He spun out early in the race, struggled to catch the leaders and lastly crashed out in a scary incident. His brakes apparently failed as he rolled into Turn 1, and he slammed in to the side of Ty Dillons car. Larsons Chevrolet was lifted off the bottom by the impact. Neither driver was injured.
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