Breaking down the EchoPark GP and Tyler Reddicks win at Circuit of the Americas
26 March 2023
By Bob Francis, Managing Editor
Go Full Throttle Racing News
AUSTIN, TX- Breaking down the EchoPark GP and Tyler Reddicks win at Circuit of the Americas. It’s his fourth victory in 116 NASCAR Cup Series races. This is his first victory and third top-10 finish in 2023. This is his first victory and third top-10 finish in three races at Circuit of The Americas. Kyle Busch (second) posted his second top-10 finish in three races at Circuit of The Americas. It is his fourth top-10 finish in 2023. Alex Bowman (third) posted his third top-10 finish in three races at Circuit of The Americas. Ty Gibbs (ninth) was the highest finishing rookie. This is the fourth win for 23XI Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series — Talladega (2021), Kansas-1 (2022), Kansas-2 (2022), Austin (2023).
Race Winner: Tyler Reddick Age: 27
Team №45 — Monster Energy Toyota
Owner: 23XI Racing
Crew Chief: Billy Scott
COTA Stats and Facts:
Average Speed of Race Winner: 72.886 mph.
Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 30 Mins, 32 Secs. Margin of Victory: 1.411 Seconds.
Caution Flags: 8 for 17 laps.
Lead Changes: 16 among 7 drivers.
Lap Leaders: W. Byron 1–5;A. Cindric 6–7;T. Reddick 8–12;W. Byron 13–23;T. Reddick 24–31;C. Buescher 32;W. Byron 33–38;T. Reddick 39–41;W. Byron 42;J. Logano 43;W. Byron 44–46;T. Reddick 47–57;D. Suarez 58;C. Bell 59;T. Reddick 60–61;W. Byron 62–63;T. Reddick 64–75.
Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): Tyler Reddick 6 times for 41 laps; William Byron 6 times for 28 laps; Austin Cindric 1 time for 2 laps; Christopher Bell 1 time for 1 lap; Joey Logano 1 time for 1 lap; Chris Buescher 1 time for 1 lap; Daniel Suarez 1 time for 1 lap.
Stage #1 Top Ten: 24,2,16,48,1,99,8,9,20,41
Stage #2 Top Ten: 45,3,34,4,17,47,5,43,14,42