It was a mistake-filled race for these within the Monster Power NASCAR Cup Collection playoffs Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.
Seven of the 16 infractions dedicated through the Tales of the Turtles 400 have been by playoff groups. Probably the most notable mistake passed off on lap 101 when a dominant Kyle Busch was penalized for having a crew member leap over the wall too quickly. He by no means recovered and completed 15th, one lap down.
Even eventual race winner Martin Truex Jr. needed to overcome a pit street rushing violation on lap 42. However he had the velocity and time wanted to totally overcome the error. However not everybody enjoys the posh of playoff factors like Truex and Busch.
These within the backside half of the playoff grid will should be excellent with a purpose to advance and several other of them weren’t on Sunday.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. brushed the wall early within the race, missed a dedication cone, and was caught rushing by the tip of the race. He completed 25th, worst of the playoff groups. Kurt Busch was given a pit street rushing penalty on lap 204 and completed 19th.
Gallery: NASCAR at Chicagoland Speedway, Sunday Sept. 17, 2017
Austin Dillon was popped for a rushing penalty on lap 42.
4 drivers are at present on the skin trying in of the second spherical cutoff. In the event that they don’t make it, their elimination very properly rely appear from what occurred on Sunday in northern Illinois.
“I put ourselves in a gap, rushing on pit street and simply attempting to get an excessive amount of,” Dillon mentioned. “You speak about not making errors, and we made one. We had a extremely good race automobile honestly. It was a top-10 automobile for positive, perhaps top-five. We received behind. We have been two laps down. We received one again.”
After which there was Ryan Newman, who didn’t make any form of mistake, however nonetheless left Joliet, Illinois, lifeless final within the standings attributable to 23rd-place end. Ditto Kasey Kahne in 21st.
Briefly, groups want velocity, luck and execution in all aspects of the sport to advance by the playoffs. A few groups price themselves large time with simply two races remaining within the opening spherical.
Listed here are the Monster Power NASCAR Cup Collection standings leaving the Windy Metropolis:
1. Martin Truex, Jr. 1 win
2. Kyle Larson +49
three. Kevin Harvick +41
Four. Brad Keselowski +35
5. Kyle Busch +35
6. Chase Elliott +33
7. Denny Hamlin +32
eight. Jimmie Johnson +20
9. Matt Kenseth +13
10. Ryan Blaney +eight
11. Jamie McMurray +5
12. Austin Dillon +Zero
13. Kurt Busch -Zero
14. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. -Four
15. Kasey Kahne -5
16. Ryan Newman -7