Even after the music turned into reconfigured, Busch took the lead shortly after the start of the very last degree Saturday and cruised to his 2d consecutive Xfinity Series victory – and his 11th at the mile-long song just outside Phoenix.
“If I’m allowed to race, I’m going to enter a race and try and exit there and win,” stated Busch, whose victories at Las Vegas and now this weekend deliver him 198 in NASCAR’s top three collections. Busch was pushed the first half of the race by using Christopher Bell, who received the pole and were constantly quickest in exercise. But the whole lot modified while Stephen Leicht, an automobile in lapped visitors, blew his engine near the begin-finish line and sent a cloud of smoke billowing across the song. Busch changed into already ahead of him, but Bell and 2nd-location Justin Allgaier had been blinded.
Throw in some oil that blanketed the surface and each of them wound up backing into the wall. Allgaier managed to finish 14th, one lap down, however, Bell’s day turned into completed. NASCAR CUP: Drivers Daniel Suarez and Michael McDowell have been involved in a publish-qualifying fight before exercise Saturday for the Cup Series race at Avondale, Arizona.
Suarez becomes upset that McDowell impeded his fastest qualifying lap, stalking him after both had been removed within the first qualifying session Friday. Suarez then hopped a concrete barrier and scuffled with McDowell, spinning and throwing him to the ground.