September three, 2017 | four:forty nine P.M. EST&#thirteen;
Cindric celebrates his first profession win. (Photograph: Getty Pictures)&#thirteen;
Austin Cindric rebounded from a pit street penalty after which put the bumper to Kaz Grala, which despatched him spinning, on the final lap to win Sunday’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
Cindric led the opening 31 laps, however a penalty on lap 32 for eradicating the fuel can from his pit stall put him again within the pack. He was capable of cost via the sector and closed in on Grala earlier than finally stepping into the again of Grala on lap sixty four en path to his first profession win.
“I needed to cross him clear as a result of I’m all about that,” Cindric stated. “I really feel like that is what NASCAR racing is about. You need to win to make a playoff place. You’ll be able to’t end second.
“Everybody (who has gained at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park) made the transfer within the final nook. I figured I’d as nicely change that.”
Noah Gragson received by the spinning Grala to complete second.
“The 19 (Austin Cindric) was fairly quick there on the finish,” Gragson stated. “I used to be giving all of it I might. I knew I’m second, so simply had a nasty pit cease and I really feel prefer it type of harm us a bit bit. We simply want just a little bit extra velocity there on the finish. The 33 (Kaz Grala) was fairly good and the 19 was fairly good. I actually needed to win this one dangerous for my guys.”
Grala, who led 19 laps, acquired again going to complete third.
“He simply drove proper in there and used me as his brakes, turned me straight round and gave me no alternative,” Grala stated. “Only a soiled transfer. I’ve acquired numerous respect for him as a street course racer however misplaced lots at the moment.”
Justin Haley, Ryan Truex, Johnny Sauter, Chase Brisoe, Parker Kligerman, Austin Wayne Self and Ben Rhodes accomplished the highest-10 finishers.
The win was the tenth for Brad Keselowski Racing, which lately introduced it is going to finish operations on the conclusion of the 2017 season. Together with Cindric, Briscoe additionally clinched a playoff spot for BKR.