Sunday, July 31, 2022
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course
TV: NBC - Radio: IMS, Sirius XM NASCAR
Tyler Reddick fashions convincing win in dramatic NASCAR Cup race at the Brickyard: The NASCAR Cup Series has a new road course conqueror. Tyler Reddick survived a wild overtime battle against Ross Chastain—who, as it turned out, was under penalty for finagling the first corner—to win Sunday’s Verizon 200 at the Brickyard.[Read More](7-31-2022)
#8-Tyler Reddick won the Verizon 200 NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The win is his 2nd win of the year, 1st at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and 2nd career win.
#2-Cindric finished 2nd followed by #21-Burton, #38-Gilliland, #23-Wallace, #22-Logano, #16-Allmendinger, #34-McDowell #41-Custer, and #17-Buescher.
Reddick started from the pole and led 38 laps on the day. #1-Chastain crossed the finish line second, but was penalized by NASCAR for cutting through the access road on the final restart and was moved to 28th place.
The race ended after the first Overtime event, brought on by a late caution due to #3-Dillon stuck in the gravel following a spin.
Stage 1 was won by #14-Briscoe. Stage 2 was won by #20-Bell.
There were 9 lead changes among 7 drivers and 5 cautions for 15 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 78.511mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Driver Points Standings, Owner Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Infraction Report.
Race Fast Facts – Indianapolis Motor Speedway:
Tyler Reddick won the 29th Annual Verizon 200 at the Brickyard, his second victory in 96 Cup Series races.
This is his second victory and ninth top-10 finish in 2022. His first victory in 2022 came at another road course – Road America.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in two races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course.
Austin Cindric # (second) posted his second top-10 finish in two races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course. It is his seventh top-10 finish in 2022.
Harrison Burton # (third) posted his first top-10 finish in one races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course.
Austin Cindric (second) was the highest finishing rookie.
Cup Series Playoff Standings after Indianapolis Motor Speedway:
Race 22 of 26 in the regular season. 4 races remaining until the Playoffs.
1) #9-Chase Elliott [4 wins], 821
2) #1-Ross Chastain [2 wins], 692
3) #22-Joey Logano [2 wins], 637
4) #24-William Byron [2 wins], 586
5) #8-Tyler Reddick [2 wins], 549
6) #11-Denny Hamlin [2 wins], 471
7) #5-Kyle Larson [1 win], 667
8) #20-Christopher Bell [1 win], 640
9) #18-Kyle Busch [1 win], 633
10) #48-Alex Bowman [1 win], 541
11) #99-Daniel Suarez [1 win], 535
12) #2-Austin Cindric [1 win], 530
13) #14-Chase Briscoe [1 win], 515
14) #45-Kurt Busch [1 win], 485
15) #12-Ryan Blaney, 696, +121 ahead of 17th
16) #19-Martin Truex Jr., 671, +96 ahead of 17th
Below the Playoff cutoff:
17) #4-Kevin Harvick, 575, -96 behind 16th
18) #10-Aric Almirola, 515, -156 behind 16th
See the Driver Points Standings and Owner Points Standings.
Cars to the rear: #10-Almriola (engine change), #51-Ware (unapproved adjustments)
Pit Stall Selections: The selections of pit stalls for the Verizon 200 NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway have been made.
Pole winner #8-Reddick chose pit stall 2.
Outside pole sitter #2-Cindric took the 10th stall.
See all pit choices on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Pit Stall page.
#8-Tyler Reddick won the Busch pole for the Verizon 200 NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with speed of 99.378mph for his 1st pole of the year, 1st at Indianapolis and 2nd of his career.
#2-Cindric will start second followed by #14-Briscoe, #20-Bell, #22-Logano, #12-Blaney, #34-McDowell, #9-Elliott, #38-Gilliland, and #18-Busch,
38 teams were entered so everyone made the race.
See the complete qualifying results and the Verizon 200 Starting Lineup.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Qualifying Fast Facts:
Tyler Reddick won the Pole Award for the 29th Annual Verizon 200 at the Brickyard with a lap of 88.354 seconds, 99.378 mph.
This is his second pole in 96 NASCAR Cup Series races. Both career poles have come at a road course (COTA 2021).
This is his first pole and 13th top-10 start in 2022.
This is his first pole in two races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course.
Austin Cindric # (second) posted his 11th top-10 start of 2022 and his first in two races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course.
Chase Briscoe (third) posted his second top-10 start at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course. It is his ninth in 22 races this season.
Austin Cindric (second) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
Practice for the Verizon 200 NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is over. The top 5:
Slowest: #78-Williams 91.958
Most laps run:#20-Bell, 13 laps.
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 11 drivers): #20-Bell 97.635
Notes: #7-LaJoie spun but did not hit anything.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Verizon 200 Practice speeds page.
The entry list for the Verizon 200 NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is posted, 38 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Some of the drivers entered include: #15-Hand, #16-Allmendinger, #26-Daniil Kvyat, #27-Hezemans, #78-Williams.
See the full entry list on the Verizon 200 Entry List page.
Weekend on-track schedule
Thursday, July 28
4:30 PM NCS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
5:00 PM NCS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)
Friday, July 29
7:00 AM-9:00 AM NCS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOADING)
12:30 PM-5:30 PM NCS GARAGE OPEN
12:30 PM-5:30 PM NCS INSPECTION IN PROGRESS
Saturday, July 30
7:30 AM-12:00 PM NCS GARAGE OPEN
9:30 AM-10:30 AM NCS PRACTICE (GROUP A & B)
10:30 AM-11:30 AM NCS QUALIFYING (IMPOUND) (GROUP A & B / MULTI-VEHICLE, TWO ROUNDS)
Sunday, July 31
11:30 AM NCS GARAGE OPEN
2:00 PM NCS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (VICTORY PODIUM)
2:30 PM NCS RACE (STAGES 15/35/82 LAPS = 199.998 MILES)