Drama-Packed Day for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Drivers at Talladega

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA – OCTOBER 14: Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 McDonald’s Chevrolet, wrecks during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 14, 2019, in Talladega, Alabama. Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

It was a dramatic day for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff drivers in Monday’s rain-delayed 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway – with all 12 championship-eligible drivers involved in some way in an assortment of wrecks, including three versions of the track’s famous ‘Big One.’

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Alex Bowman Owns Up to Ten-Car Wreck that Hurt his Playoff Chances

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA – OCTOBER 14: Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Nationwide/Amazon Echo Auto Chevrolet, Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 McDonald’s Chevrolet, and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Ally Chevrolet, wreck during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 14, 2019 in Talladega, Alabama. Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images

TALLADEGA, Ala. – A small misjudgment may have cost Alex Bowman a chance to advance to the Round of 8 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.

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Denny Hamlin Overcomes Issues to Run Third at Talladega

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA – OCTOBER 12: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, stands on the grid during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 12, 2019, in Talladega, Alabama. Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

Denny Hamlin sustained damage in a ten-car wreck on lap 107 of Monday’s rain-delayed 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

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