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Stock Car Scoop: Flips, Eliminations Abound at Chaotic Daytona

Amid the playoff implications, barrel-rolling vehicles and high-tension racing, Chris Buescher emerged the winner of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday (Aug. 26).

Adam Cheek and Vito Pugliese break down Buescher’s status as a playoff threat, Ryan Preece‘s violent, video-game-esque flip on the backstretch, Chase Elliott missing the playoffs and Bubba Wallace securing the final postseason slot.

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Chase Elliott Misses Driver Playoffs, Hopes to Compete for Owners Championship

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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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