• Tue. Oct 20th, 2020

NASCAR explains Talladega penalties, defends yellow line rule

NASCAR explains Talladega penalties, defends yellow line rule
Denny Hamlin claimed the checkered flag, however the flee enact fell beneath evaluation for a couple of reasons.

Hamlin’s occupy was once effect into effect a matter to as he went fully beneath the yellow line through Turn 4 and drew even with the flee leaders as he re-entered the song. Nonetheless, NASCAR didn’t call a penalty as they believed Hamlin was once compelled onto the apron to steer particular of an incident.

They did penalize second-feature finisher Matt DiBenedetto, who compelled William Byron beneath the yellow line as he attempted to a block his bustle on the final lap.

NASCAR also penalized Trudge Elliott for a identical violation, however later rescinded the penalty and as a alternative penalized Chris Buescher, who misplaced his sixth-feature enact.

DiBenedetto officially positioned 21st and Buescher 22nd.

NASCAR senior vice president of opponents Scott Miller defined the ruling on Hamlin and DiBenedetto, announcing: “It was once fascinating particular‑cut. The 21 (DiBenedetto) hung a left, drove these guys down beneath the line. We called that twice on the 22 vehicle (Joey Logano) for the length of the flee, so nothing varied there.