2016 Hollywood Casino 400
Final stage[ edit ] The race restarted on lap and it remained green for nine laps, The sixth caution of the race flew for a single-car spin in turn 3, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. It's really Furniture Row's home track.
Johnson lost control of his car, his right quarterpanel struck the wall and he went spinning across the infield grass before going to pit road for repairs.
I don't know what to do man, we were trying as hard as we can. Stenhouse was in a must-win situation to advance to the third round.
As much fun as I had racing up front, yeah, it stings. However, he made an unscheduled stop for a left-rear tire rub. Keselowski said after that he "spun out, got in the grass and tore the nose off. Elliott's day went from bad to worse when he suffered a left-rear tire blowout, started losing speed and made another unscheduled stop.
The third caution of the race flew on lap 78 for fluid on the track, Matt DiBenedetto won the free pass under caution, Kyle Buschwho entered the race ninth in the standings and seven points below the cutoff line to advance to the Round of 8, picked up 10 valuable points by winning the first stage.
The second caution of the race flew on lap 48 when Brett Moffitt spun out in turn 2, Kurt Busch won the free pass under caution.
When Keselowski returned to the race with 45 laps to go, his engine let go, dropped fluid on the track in turn 3 and brought out the seventh caution of the race. Allmendinger spun out in turn 4, Trevor Bayne won the free pass under caution The race restarted on lapMartin Truex Jr. The fifth caution of the race flew on lap for the end of stage two.
Edwards made easy work of Dillon on the restart to retake the lead. I am just really proud of everyone at Stewart-Haas Racing.
Just keep after it and try to move on. Want to send condolences to the family. He was a heck of a guy and a great worker.
He pitted the next lap and handed the lead to Denny Hamlin. The race restarted on lap 36 following a competition caution at 30 laps, pole-sitter and race leader Martin Truex Jr.
At the same time, Kyle Larson slammed the wall in turn 2 and brought out the fifth caution of the race. And once we lost track position, that made everything worse and magnified it and just really fought all day to get back where we were and then pitted the last stop and only gave up a couple more spots and could never get it back.
Hamlin was sent to the tail end of the field on the restart for an uncontrolled tire. The seventh caution of the race flew when defending champion Jimmie Johnsonon the edge to reach the Round of 8, spun out on lapputting his chances to advance in peril.
The race restarted on lap 52, Kyle Larson who entered the race third in the standings and 29 points ahead of the pole position hollywood casino 400 line, pulled into pit road with a blown engine on lap 66 and fell to 37th place during the first stage, crippling his chance to advance to the karin slot hengelo round.
Keselowski, who is already assured of advancing to the Round of 8 after winning at Talladega last week, and Hamlin was penalized for speeding through pit road and sent to the back of the field. Harvick got the better of Edwards on the restart and retook the lead. Busch led 39 laps for his 14th stage win of the season.
He pitted on lap 95 and the lead cycled back to Kenseth. Almirola went on to finish 40th.
I don't know if we got the left rear getting up on the race track, or something and it got into the fender and cut it down. The race restarted on lap He pitted the next lap and the lead cycled back to Elliott.
Denny Hamlinwho began the race in fifth place, 21 points ahead of the cutoff line, won the second stage and picked up 10 valuable playoff points. Truex overcame a restart penalty early in the race and the death of one of his crew members on Saturday to win the second-round elimination race. The race restarted on lap and the ninth caution of the race flew for a multi-car wreck on the backstretch involving 13 cars, Matt Kenseth was disqualified from the race, Kenseth was disqualified from the race when his team was penalized for having more than six crew members over the wall while on the caution clock.
He pitted from the lead on lap and handed it to Carl Edwards.
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