Darlington II (2020)
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Chase Elliott has given his first public reaction to his clash with Kyle Busch in Wednesday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Speedway, saying he has accepted his apology and that “I don’t think he wrecked me on purpose”.
NASCAR broadcaster FOX Sports replayed the radio transmissions between the crews of Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch during their controversial Cup Series clash at Darlington Speedway on Wednesday night.
NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Jarrett believes that the late-race clash at Darlington Raceway, in which Kyle Busch wrecked Chase Elliott, would have sparked “ugly” scenes on pit road but for the sport’s reaction to the Covid-19 situation.
Kyle Busch and Chase Elliott came together in the closing laps Wednesday at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway as they battled for second place.
Denny Hamlin escaped with his second NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season as rain brought a halt to a wild battle in the closing laps at Darlington.
Once again persistent rain in South Carolina is threatening to disrupt NASCAR’s continued return to live racing.