NASCAR Clash At The Coliseum Last Chance Qualifier #2
Big: Martin Truex Jr. sat out of the Last Chance Qualifier since he was already locked into the “Main Event” by a highest points finisher technicality from the previous season.
Bubba Wallace started on the pole and jumped to an early lead.
Running order on lap 10: 23,48,45,15,2,21,6,42,77,19
Running order on lap 20: 23,48,45,15,21,42,6,2,77,19
Notable: On lap 25 while running in 4th, Harrison Burton got out of shape and the caution came out. Ty Dillon dive bombed into the back of him. Burton remained running in 4th.
Running order on lap 30: 23,45,42,21,48,77,2,15,6,19
Notable: On lap 32 while running around 8th, Ryan Preece was spun by Landon Cassill which brought out the caution.
Around lap 34, Tony Stewart mentioned that Austin Cindric was one of the best guys who he seen at restarts so far in Clash races.
Big: On lap 36, NASCAR penalized Ty Dillon for jumping the restart. He was in 2nd on lap 34. He had to drop to the back.
Running order on lap 40: 45,23,21,48,77,15,6,2,42,19
Notable: On lap 41, Landon Cassill was spun in a chain reaction incident by Ty Dillon who pushed Keselowski.
Running order on lap 42: 21,23,45,2,48,42,15,77,6,19
Notable: On lap 41, Ty Dillon spun Austin Cindric which brought out the caution. “Ty Dillon has hit everything but the lottery.”
Ty Dillon got really aggressive during the restart following the Cindric caution.
Running order on lap 44: 23,21,45,2,42,15,48,77,6,19
Big: On lap 45, Kurt Busch nailed the wall. He was running in 3rd the prior lap.
Big: Shortly after the restart for the Kurt Busch caution, Alex Bowman got into the wall hard, and Austin Cindric was once again spun. Bubba Wallace got into the turn too aggressive which caused it.
In a post DNF interview, Alex Bowman said he thought he had one of the best cars. He said he was definitely better than Bubba Wallace who just caused his demise.
Running order on lap 45: 21,42,15,77,2,23,6,48,45,19
Big: Ty Dillon spun leader Harrison Burton on lap 47.
Running order on lap 47: 42,23,15,2,6,77,21,48,45,19
HUGE: Ty Dillon crossed the finish line first BUT he was penalized post-race for jumping the final restart. That is not reflected below.