Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Hey folks! Here's my take on the Texas weekend.
Friday night was the Xfinity race, Pole-sitter Kyle Busch won with 150 laps led, followed by rookie Erik Jones with 12 laps led, Brad Keselowski, Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Rounding out the top-10 were Justin Allgaier, Elliott Sadler, Austin Dillon, rookie Brandon Jones and Ryan Sieg. Kyle Larson was 11th with 38 laps led. Kyle Larson was 11th after 38 laps led. Blake Koch was 34th due to an accident on lap 143. Jeb Burton was 35th after a lap 142 accident.
Saturday night was the Cup race. Kyle Busch won with 34 laps led, followed by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Joey Logano, Jimmie Johnson and rookie Chase Elliott with 1 lap led. Rounding out the top-10 were Martin Truex, Jr. with 141 laps led, pole-sitter Carl Edwards with 124 laps led, Kasey Kahne, Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick with 1 lap led. Matt Kenseth was 11th after 20 laps led. Trevor Bayne was 15th after 12 laps led. David Ragan led 1 lap before finishing 33rd. Brian Vickers was 37th after an accident on lap 290. Clint Bowyer had an accident after 289 laps and was 38th. Greg Biffle was 39th after crashing out on lap 286. Josh Wise was 40th after wrecking out on lap 178.
Come back for my Bristol recap.