Jimmy John’s Driver Has Night Cut Short in Multicar Wreck on Lap 106

Post-Race Reports | NASCAR Cup Series | 07/02/17

Date: July 1, 2017

Event: Coke Zero 400 (Round 17 of 36)

Series: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Location: Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (2.5-mile oval)

Format: 160 laps, broken into three stages (40 laps/40 laps/80 laps)

Start/Finish: 5th/33rd (Accident, completed 105 of 163 laps)

Point Standing: 4th (557 points, 110 out of first)


Race Winner: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. of Roush-Fenway Racing (Ford) in overtime

Stage 1 Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford)

Stage 2 Winner: Matt Kenseth of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota)


Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-40):

Stage 2 Recap (Laps 41-80):

Final Stage Recap (Laps 81-160):


Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s Ford Fusion for Stewart-Haas Racing:

“We just blew a tire. I hate it for our Jimmy John’s Ford guys. That’s the way it goes. It just blew out right in the middle of the corner. I hate to wreck half the field. That’s a part of what we do.”

Next Up:

The next event on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule is the Kentucky 400 on Saturday, July 8 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. The race starts at 7:30 p.m. EDT with live coverage provided by NBCSN.

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