Multi-car crashes impact end of Xfinity race at Daytona (video)

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Two multi-car crashes impacted the end of Saturday’s Xfinity race won by William Byron.

The final crash, which collected five cars on the backstretch, caused the race to end under caution, as NASCAR didn’t throw the caution until after the leaders passed the overtime line on the backstretch. Once the leader passes that line in overtime, the race will not be restarted and will finish under caution.

Cars in that crash were Garrett Smithley, Ty Dillon, Mark Thompson, Spencer Gallgaher and Mike Harmon.

The race was stopped with three laps left after a crash on the backstretch. The red flag lasted 9 minutes, 46 seconds.

The incident started as Brandon Jones, running sixth, got hit from behind and sent into the backstretch wall and came across the track.

Ryan Reed, who won at Daytona in February, was among the cars ahead of the accident and then crashed in Turn 3 when he came down the track and was hit and turned.

Those collected were Justin Allgaier, Erik Jones, Brandon Jones, Matt Tifft, Casey Mears, Michael Annett, Timmy Hill and Cole Custer.