Tire problem sends Austin Dillon to garage early in Coke 600

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CONCORD, N.C. – Austin Dillon, the defending winner of the Coca-Cola 600, fell out of contention early in Sunday’s running of the race.

On Lap 38, Dillon lost his right rear tire and impacted the wall.

After getting his No. 3 Chevrolet worked on on pit road, Dillon returned to the race but was quickly back on pit road for more work on his right rear.

After an extended stop, he drove to the garage. Dillon returned to the race on Lap 101.