DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Austin Cindric was uninjured after his car rolled over twice in a 16-car accident that brought out the red flag with 18 laps left in Friday night’s Xfinity race at Daytona International Speedway.
Cindric was running in the top 10 in the bottom line when he was hit by Matt Tifft, turning him and triggering a crash that collected several cars.
“I was trying to go under and he came back down again,” Tifft said on the radio about the contact.
Cindric was sliding sideways in Turn 1 when he came up the track and hit Tyler Reddick‘s before rolling over twice.
Cindric radioed his team and said: “I’m OK” before exiting the car.
Cindric was cleared and released from the infield care center.
“I’ve got no injuries,” Cindric told NBCSN. “I feel fine.I just wish we could have better races.”
The red flag was displayed for 12 minutes, 18 seconds.