Tyler Reddick fends off Byron and Busch for his First 23XI Win at COTA on Sunday in the NASCAR Cup Series EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix.
The NASCAR Cup Series went to Austin, Texas to race the first road course of the 2023 campaign. The Circuit of the Americas hosted a 68-lap race featuring former Formula-1 champions Kimi Raikkonen and Jensen Button and IMSA racer Jordan Taylor. The NASCAR Cup Series had some road course competition as these three featured drivers are highly respected in their separate leagues. The influx of drivers from other series made this race fun to watch on Sunday.
Tyler Reddick wins his first 23XI NASCAR Cup Series race at COTA on Sunday in the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.
AUSTIN, Texas – Tyler Reddick prevailed in three overtime restarts to claim his first trophy of the year – and first with his new team, 23XI Racing, with a 1.411-second victory over two-time series champion Kyle Busch in the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix – the NASCAR Cup Series’ first road course race of the season.
Ross Chastain holds off AJ Allmendinger for his first NASCAR Cup Series victory in the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix on Sunday.
For the first road course race of 2022, the Circuit of the Americas put on a great event. After last year’s monsoon cut the race short, the course was able to show its true potential in great weather. This course is packed with 20 bruising corners that give drivers a challenge with holding momentum. It is tough for drivers to run a consistent line around the course, and with that, nobody has an advantage.
Ross Chastain and Trackhouse Racing grab their first NASCAR Cup Series victory at COTA in the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix on Sunday.
AUSTIN, Texas – In exactly the kind of thrilling final lap, final-turn high-action finish NASCAR has so often provided on road courses, Ross Chastain persevered in the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix to win his first career NASCAR Cup Series race at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas – the sixth different winner this season.