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Updated: Carson Hocevar Out Early at COTA

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Jake Smith

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Lost Brakes and other mechanical problems for Carson Hocevar ends his day at COTA.

What’s Happening

Carson Hocevar brought out the caution on lap 8 for a brake failure and spun into the gravel pit in turn 11 at COTA. He then pulled his No. 42 Chevrolet behind the wall after breaking an axle trying to get out of the gravel. In the Xfinity Series he brought out the caution on lap 7 for his car stalling just before turn 1. Later reports stated that Hocevar had no gears.

  • Hocevar was one of 5 truck series regulars with having top 10 finishes in both races at COTA.
  • He only completed a total of 15 laps in his double header today.
  • Carson Hocevar finishes in 34th place in the Craftsman truck race and 38th in the Xfinity race.

Hocevar loses his brakes and then gets stuck in the gravel pit bringing out the caution on lap 8 in the Craftsman Truck Series race.

Carson Hocevar’s No. 07 is stalled just before turn 1 at COTA in the Xfinity race.

The Main Characters

Carson shares with us the mechanical problems that he suffered during the race that eventually put him behind the wall.

Niece Motorsports had highs and lows at COTA with a top 5 for Ross Chastain and Carson Hocevar out with a 34th place finish.

In The Stands

Alex responds to Bob Pockrass and expected to see a bit more out of the driver of the No. 42.

Talha is not thrilled seeing Hocevar throw rocks from the gravel pit.

Alex Ahlbrand tweets Carson a little confidence boost and believes that the good luck is coming.

Many fans are cheering him on to save his energy for the Xfinity race immediately following his truck outing.

Joe expresses his feelings on Hocevar, despite some of the problems being out of his control.

Jeremy Bush sad to hear about Hocevar’s bad luck carrying over to the Xfinity race.

From The Press

Matt Weaver shares some of the radio communications on the mechanical issues that Carson was dealing with just before he spun.

Dustin Albino shows Hocevar’s team putting more fluids into his truck during a pit stop. During the Xfinity Series race Dustin lets us know that Carson had no gears when he stalled going up the hill towards turn one.

Stephan Stumpf got confirmation the brake pedal went to the floor during his spin.

Matthew Breault gives us some stats on Carson Hocevar’s day at COTA.

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