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NASCAR also penalized Trudge Elliott for a identical violation, however later rescinded the penalty and as a alternative penalized Chris Buescher, who misplaced his sixth-feature enact.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