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NASCAR Road America Results Highlights: Tyler Reddick Captures First Cup Series Win at Kwik Trip 250

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The NASCAR Cup Series is racing at Road America for the third time since 1956 on Sunday in the Kwik Trip 250.

The course returned to the Cup Series schedule last year after a hiatus of more than 60 years. Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase Elliott captured the checkered flag in a fairly lopsided race.

A year later, Elliott looks poised to finish in victory lane once again. The Cup Series points leader will start Sunday’s race in pole position after passing Stewart-Haas’s Chase Briscoe in qualifying on Saturday.

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If Elliott can repeat as champion at Road America, it would be his third win of the season. Elliott took the checkered flag at Dover in May and at Nashville last week.

Sporting News followed live updates from the Kwik Trip 250 on Road America. Below are the results and highlights from Sunday’s race.

NASCAR at Road America live updates, highlights from Kwik Trip 250

18:01: Reddick captures the checkered flag and becomes the fifth first-time winner on the Cup Series Circuit! The top five unofficials are Reddick, Elliott, Kyle Larson, Ross Chastain and Daniel Suarez.

18:00: One lap to go and Reddick seems to be in charge! About four seconds ahead of Elliott. Not much left!

17:57: It seems that Reddick’s experience at Road America (he drove there during his time on the Xfinity Series) is serving him well. Two laps to go and he has a four-second lead on Elliott. Just a little longer.

17:55: With four laps to go, Reddick’s lead has increased to more than 2.5 seconds ahead of Elliott. If all goes according to plan and no caution flags are waved, Reddick appears poised to capture the first checkered flag of his Cup Series career.

17:50: Reddick’s lead grows to around 1.3 seconds. Six laps to go. If Reddick can hang on, he’ll put himself in prime position to compete in the Cup Series playoffs.

17:48: Reddick still holds his own in first place. However, Elliott is less than a second behind Reddick and has proven effective at keeping pace through these corners, specifically Turns 5 and 6.

17:40: Reddick and Elliott hosting a clinic so far. 10 laps to go and both are being particularly precise in their turns. Kyle Larson sits a distant third, more than eight seconds behind Reddick’s pace.

It’s a two-horse race and it looks like we’re headed for a really dramatic finish.

17:33: Reddick leading the race with 13 laps remaining. The 26-year-old has never had a Cup Series run, but his performance on Sunday could go a long way toward securing his playoff status. Reddick entered the Kwik Trip 250 ranked 13th in Cup Series points this season.

17:23: Reddick and Elliott have gone back and forth for pole all day. With only 16 laps remaining, Reddick passed Elliott. Really exciting watch so far.

16:43: Logano and Wallace collided with each other, causing both of them to spin. According to Jordan Bianchi of The Athletic, Logano and his team took the blame for the fight.

16:40: Elliott opted to pit, once again relinquishing pole position. Team Penske’s Ryan Blaney looks set to take the flag for Stage 2. Joey Hand has impressed so far and sits in second place, less than two seconds behind Blaney.

16:36: William Byron headed to pit road once more. He looks like he’s having some trouble with his wheels.

16:34: Bubba Wallace and Joey Logano spin after crashing into each other. Looks like we’re headed for a caution flag.

16:25: The little contact between Daniel Suarez and Martin Truex Jr. does not result in anything disastrous, but the race is still very close as it approaches its halfway point.

16:20: Chase Elliott takes the lead once again. Kyle Larson is in second place, less than two seconds behind Elliott, followed by Tyler Reddick.

Briscoe, who secured his seventh point in the playoffs with his Stage 1 win, dropped as low as 13th after heading to the pits.

16:02: Chase Briscoe takes Stage 1!

15:56: Elliott will head to the pits, conceding first place to Briscoe. Elliott will look to correct his wheel problem during his stop.

15:47: Elliott has a nearly four-second lead over Briscoe after 10 laps. It seems that the wheel problem he was concerned about before Sunday’s race hasn’t had much of an impact so far.

15:41: Ross Chastain doing Ross Chastain stuff. The No. 1 car makes an aggressive pass to Alex Bowman.

Chastain has received a lot of criticism for riding aggressively. However, based on the beginning of it, it seems that those comments have not bothered him too much.

15:38: Kyle Busch and Aric Almirola crash into each other at turn 5.

It could be a big problem for Almirola, who appeared to take minor damage. Almirola finds himself a few spots outside of the Cup Series playoff seeds. A strong finish today could go a long way in helping the Stewart-Haas driver qualify for the season-ending tournament.

3:30 pm: Elliott has pole position after two laps, although Elliott seemed to be concerned about his No. 9 car before the race. Something to keep in mind to move forward.

15:27: And we go! Chase Elliott holds the pole position, followed by Chase Briscoe.

15:07: The national anthem has been sung, the fighter jets are out, and the runners are on the track. Time for some racing!

NASCAR start time today

  • The race: Travel Kwik 250
  • Date: Sunday, July 3
  • Start time: 3 p.m. ET

Today’s race is scheduled for 3pm, although the green flag is expected to be flown at 3:27pm.

What channel is NASCAR on today?

  • Television channel: USA (US) | TSN5 (Canada)
  • Live broadcast: peacock, fuboTV
  • Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

USA Network will broadcast Sunday’s race in the US It is the first Cup Series telecast for the network this season – TV coverage of the series has moved from the Fox family of networks to the NBC family of networks In the past week.

Rick Allen will narrate the turn-by-turn action. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte will provide analysis.

Starting lineup for the Road America race

The starting order for the Kwik Trip 250 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

Initial position. Driver car number Equipment
1 Chase Elliott 9 hendrick motoring
two chase briscoe 14 Stewart-Haas Racing
3 Kyle Larson 5 hendrick motoring
4 Tyler Reddick 8 Richard Childress careers
5 Austin Cindric two Team Penske
6 Michael McDowell 35 Front Row Motorsports
7 Chris Buscher 17 Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing
8 alex bowman 48 hendrick motoring
9 joey hand fifteen Racing Rick Ware
10 Cole Custer 41 Stewart-Haas Racing
eleven brad keselowski 6 Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing
12 Ross Chastain 1 track racing
13 Kyle Bush 18 joe gibbs racing
14 Denny Hamlin eleven joe gibbs racing
fifteen Martin Truex Jr. 19 work gibbs careers
sixteen Christopher Bell twenty joe gibbs racing
17 Daniel Suarez 99 track racing
18 joey logan 22 Stewart-Haas Racing
19 Ryan Blaney 12 Team Penske
twenty austin dillon 3 Richard Childress careers
twenty-one A. J. Allmendinger sixteen Kaulig Racing
22 Kurt Bush Four. Five Races 23XI
23 Harrison Burton twenty-one Wood Brothers Racing
24 Aric Almirola twenty Stewart-Haas Racing
25 bubba wallace 23 Races 23XI
26 Josh Bilicki 77 Spire Motorsports
27 erik jones 43 Petty GMS Motorsports
28 Kevin Harvik 4 Stewart-Haas Racing
29 William Byron 24 hendrick motoring
30 Ty Dillon 42 Petty GMS Motorsports
31 Cody Goods 51 Racing Rick Ware
32 Todd Gilliland 38 Front Row Motorsports
33 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing
3. 4 justin haley 31 Kaulig Racing
35 corey lajoie 32 Spire Motorsports
36 Loris Hezmans 27 Team Hezberg
37 kyle tilly 78 Live fast motoring

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