On lap 96 of 400 at Richmond the caution flew for the No. 9 of Josh Berry, subbing for Chase Elliott, who went spinning off the front bumper of Ryan Blaney’s No. 12 Mustang.
- Ryan Blaney had a pit road speeding penalty during the last round of pit stops that put him toward the rear of the field.
- Josh Berry made his first start at Richmond in a Cup Car today and took the green flag from 30th position today. He was fighting a tight racecar just before the incident.
- On lap 165 during green flag pit stops Ryan Blaney’s issues continued as he had an adjustment wrench get stuck in the rear window. He had to come back down and serve a penalty for removing equipment from the pit box.
The In-car camera footage of Ryan Blaney bumping into Josh Berry in the NAPA No. 9 car.
The Main Characters
The No. 9 Team’s Twitter page updates us that Josh Berry didn’t receive any damage and they serviced his Chevrolet and got him back out on track.
Ryan Blaney’s day gets worse as he takes a wrench with him out of pit road, which caused him to receive a penalty and was held for a lap.
In The Stands
Tom Elder thinks that Chase will chat with Blaney about the contact knowing their friendship outside of being competitors.
Fans are showing displeasure with Blaney’s urgency to get back the track position he lost due to a speeding penalty.
Kyle Minner calls out some of the hypocrisy within the garage on the lack of respect amongst drivers.
On Your Screen
Content Creator DennyDeliversYT gives us a visual on what Chase Elliott’s reaction looks like seeing his buddy Ryan Blaney spin his car out.
From The Pressbox
Nascarcasm shows us the mindset of a driver who just received a pit road speeding penalty on a restart.