Race Weekend Central

Only Yesterday: When Running 3rd Was a Charm

#12: Ryan Blaney, Team Penske, MenardsRichmond Water Heaters Ford Mustang, #2: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Freightliner Ford Mustang

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This past weekend’s race wasn’t the only time the third-place car was the benefactor of running there in the closing laps.

Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Elliott Wins Charlotte as Austin Hill Loses His Cool Again

Nascar Xfinity Series Chase Elliott NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Elliott won, but the bigger story is whether or not NASCAR should penalize Hill for intentional contact with Cole Custer.