Williams parks Xfinity automotive on start-finish line, walks away

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — A annoyed Josh Williams made an uncommon exit within the caution-marred first stage of NASCAR’s Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday, leaving his automotive parked on the start-finish line for dramatic impact.

Four cautions coated 26 of 40 laps within the first stage, together with a closing yellow after particles got here off Williams’ No. 92 Chevrolet and he was ordered to park his car.

A annoyed Williams adopted directions, however on his phrases. He parked his automotive on the checkered start-finish line, climbed out and walked towards his pit crew with a wave to the followers, apparently delivered with sarcasm.

Before exiting his automotive, Williams angrily complained to his crew on his radio it was “apparently” NASCAR laws to park your car following a wreck “of any kind.” Added Williams: “This is some bull you know what. I’ve never heard of this in my life.”

Williams was taken to the infield care heart after which escorted to his group hauler with out talking to reporters.

It was an ominous begin to a day full of cautions within the Atlanta doubleheader of truck and Xfinity races. There had been a race-record 11 cautions in Christian Eckes’ second profession truck collection win earlier Saturday.

The first warning within the Xfinity race got here out on solely the second lap following a collision between Ceasar Vacarella and Joev Gase. The second warning adopted solely 10 laps later.


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