Through the Go Bowling 250, there was a minor second involving Riley Herbst and Brandon Brown. The #68 and #18 drivers went side-by-side and clipped one another through the race.
The excellent news was that neither driver sustained a lot harm they usually continued on their manner. Nevertheless, each their races received compromised they usually tumbled effectively down the order.
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Actually, Herbst dropped to the tail of the highest 10, in the end ultimately. In the meantime, Brown ended up languishing in 14th place. At the least they received away unscathed, or their respective groups would have been watching hefty restore payments.
Contemplating that Richmond is a double-header, groups can not afford to have badly broken automobiles. In any other case, they might have huge complications and be dashing to restore them in time.
Brandon Brown can not afford any extra tussles
Admittedly, Brandon Brown is aware of that Sunday’s race needs to be a blemish-free run, since he’s battling for the playoffs. The Xfinity Sequence Playoffs kicks off in two weeks’ time and solely 12 automobiles can undergo.
Brown can even should be cautious of Jeremy Clements, who can also be on the hunt for a playoff spot. That is crunch time for Brandon Brown, as a result of he entered Friday’s race with a 45-point benefit. The 2 rivals had been nearly nose-to-tail with one another for a lot of the night time.
In the long run, Clements completed 17th, however Brown stored him trustworthy and completed in 18th place. Now, the #68 driver holds a 43-point benefit because the pack resets for Saturday’s second Richmond race.
The query is, can he lastly get the entire shot and snatch that remaining playoff spot? Or will he have to attend till Bristol subsequent week to solidify his presence as a playoff driver. Both manner, Clements is not going to make it simple for him, in the meantime Herbst is beneath no such stress and his berth is sort of booked.