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Video: Chase Briscoe Catches Wall Trying to Stay on Lead Lap on Final Lap of Stage 1

Chase Briscoe had been having a decent opening Stage run in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway, as he had been a top-15 car for the majority of Stage 1.

But on the final lap of the Stage, Briscoe found himself in danger of losing a lap to leader Kyle Larson. Briscoe went into turns one and two a little too hot, in an effort to stay on the lead lap and slid up the track and into the wall.

The contact with the wall brought out a natural caution to end Stage 1.

Briscoe would lose a couple of laps under caution making repairs, and will start Stage 2 three laps off the pace.

Briscoe, who had a rough start to his rookie NASCAR Cup Series season, had started coming to life the last few weeks, as he had scored two 11th-place finishes in the last three races. Chances are, his momentum will be stalled after his Stage 1 incident on Sunday.

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Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

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