William Byron‘s dominant win at Watkins Glen International on Sunday (Aug. 20) was the No. 24 team’s fifth of the year, while Byron’s teammate Chase Elliott fell further out of the playoff picture after running out of fuel and losing a lap mid-race. Two playoff spots were locked up by Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski, leaving one spot open for grabs next week at Daytona International Speedway.
Adam Cheek and Anthony Damcott discuss the playoff bubble situation, how the Next Gen performed at The Glen, and more after Byron’s victory.
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About the author
Adam Cheek joined Frontstretch as a contributing writer in January 2019. A 2020 graduate of VCU, he works as a producer and talent for Audacy Richmond's radio stations. In addition to motorsports journalism, Adam also covered and broadcasted numerous VCU athletics for the campus newspaper and radio station during his four years there. He's been a racing fan since the age of three, inheriting the passion from his grandfather, who raced in amateur events up and down the East Coast in the 1950s.
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