Kyle Busch and Austin Cindric were among the cars wrapped up in a wreck in Turn 2 during the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. J.J. Yeley’s No. 15 pushed up the track in the turn following a restart on Lap 25. He received contact from Michael McDowell and Aric Almirola, which helped start the wreck. Yeley and Ty Gibb would hit Cindric, who was sent crashing into the wall.
NASCAR star Austin Cindric shares excitement for Chicago streets next summer and is ready to win at the Brickyard again on WGN
Daytona 500 Champion and Team Penske driver Austin Cindric joins Dane Neal on WGN Radio. Listen as Austin fills us in on the season so far and how he is looking forward to the Brickyard weekend for fans and fellow driver of NASCAR and IndyCar. Austin also talks about racing coming to Chicago and what […]
He won last year's Xfinity race on the IMS road course. Now he wants to do it on the Cup level on Sunday and also protect his spot in the upcoming playoffs.
AUSTIN CINDRIC, No. 2 Discount Tire Ford Mustang -- WOULD YOU HAVE LIKE A SHOT AT SUBBING FOR NEWGARDEN? “No. I think my focus is certainly on the Cup race on Sunday. I know Santino is signficantly more qualified than myself to do that job, so obviously they’ve got a plan. I really hope Joseph can do the race because I think he’s a strong championship contender. Even without the issue they had at Iowa you think about the year that they’ve had and the speed that they’ve had, so hopefully Joseph can get in the thing, but I know Santino can do the job otherwise.”
AUSTIN CINDRIC, No. 2 Keystone Light Ford Mustang -- WHAT DO YOU THINK THE EFFECTS WILL BE OF LOSING JEREMY BULLINS FOR THE NEXT FOUR WEEKS AFTER THE WHEEL CAME OFF LAST WEEKEND? “Obviously the strength of our team is having good people and we have a lot of depth in the team. In the last couple of years, I think race teams have gotten a lot of experience working remotely, so from that standpoint, a lot of the guys on this team have worked together a long time. I think Pocono is probably a softer race to start that with. At Charlotte, we had to have Grant as the guy on the box, so I had some experience from the 600. I don't think it should really affect us a whole lot, but it is good to get out of the way before the playoffs.”
NASCAR driver Austin Cindric and his team are going to be penalized for the next four races after a loose wheel at the Ambetter 301. Back in Atlanta, it was Christopher Bell who lost a wheel on pit road. However, this situation was a little different. The rules say if it happens on the track, it’s automatic suspensions. However, pit road is up to discretion.
If there were any questions about Austin Cindric's abilities and his worthiness as an up-and-coming NASCAR star -- as the son of a Team Penske executive, those have come with the territory -- let the results of his maiden Cup Series season speak for themselves. Winning the Daytona 500 alone made Cindric's rookie year a success, and it's long put him in the catbird's seat to win Rookie of the Year honors.
Heather and Chris talk about a bad weekend for Toyota at Nashville, plus are we racing at the right Nashville track? Austin Cindric joins Heathe to talk about being the Daytona 500 winner as a rookie and road racing. Heather's final thought is also on road courses.
Austin Cindric sits last among the one-race winners in points. Bob Pockrass asks if he is starting to sweat the possibility of more winners than playoff spots.
Ustin Cindric had several battles with AJ Allmendinger for wins in the Xfinity Series. He explains the difference in their styles.
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