Justin Allgaier, Darrell Wallace Jr. in multicar wreck in Xfinity race


The eighth caution of the Kansas Lottery 300 could have big implications in the Xfinity Chase. A six-car accident on Lap 165 involved Chase drivers Justin Allgaier and Darrell Wallace Jr.

Brandon Jones appeared to make contact with Allgaier entering Turn 1. Allgaier’s No. 7  shot up the track and collected a few cars, including former Chase driver Ryan Sieg and Cole Custer.

Ryan Reed, another Chase driver, was scored as being involved, though he did not receive any serious damage.

Wallace was shown wincing as he got out of his No. 6 Ford in the garage.

“Pretty hard hit, just unfortunate,” Wallace told NBCSN. “We were making some good calls and leading some laps and trying to run our own race. People want some wild race in the next three. Here you go. Took out some Chase drivers.”

The Chase received another twist with 24 laps to go when Brendan Gaughan got loose from side drafting with Ross Chastain and went careening through the infield grass.

The Kansas Lottery 300 is the first race in the second round of the Xfinity Chase. The series will be off the next two weeks before resuming at Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 5.