UPDATE: After attempting to make repairs to their No. 24 machine after the final practice crash with Brad Keselowski, William Byron’s team will go to their backup car for Saturday’s Coke Zero 400.
Brad Keselowski has become frustrated in recent seasons by the amount of blocking that has been going on at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway.
Thursday, one of the sport’s greatest draft-style drivers sent a message by not lifting when he was blocked by William Byron’s No. 24 car in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Practice.
Good save, @WilliamByron! pic.twitter.com/vjoO8GKdPF
— NASCAR on NBC (@NASCARonNBC) July 4, 2019
Byron’s car suffered damage in the incident and is under repair. He will keep his primary car for Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400.