Tuesday, Aug 16

RACE REPORT: Charlotte - Jeffrey Earnhardt / No. 26 ForeverLawn Toyota GR Supra

RACE REPORT: Charlotte - Jeffrey Earnhardt / No. 26 ForeverLawn Toyota GR Supra NK Photography Photo
KEY NOTES
 
  • Jeffrey Earnhardt started 38th in the Alsco Uniforms 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday following a brake lockup issue in practice. The team did not qualify due to fixing the issue, and was locked in on Owner Points.
 
  • The Alsco Uniforms 300 was the fifth of seven races for Earnhardt with Sam Hunt Racing in 2022.
  • Earnhardt will pilot the 26 at Nashville Superspeedway and Bristol Motor Speedway.
 
  • Earnhardt was involved in a race-ending crash on the frontstretch on lap 43 -- receiving heavy damage to the right-front suspension on the No. 26 ForeverLawn Toyota GR Supra.
 
  • Earnhardt had moved up to the Top-25 (+13 positions) prior to the Lap 43 incident.
 
RACE RECAP
 
Stage One Recap
  • Jeffrey Earnhardt and the No. 26 ForeverLawn Toyota GR Supra started 38th in Saturday's Alsco Uniforms 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway following a brake lockup issue in practice.
  • By lap 15, Earnhardt had already moved up to the Top-25.
  • At the Lap 15 caution period, Earnhardt had noted the car was free handling all around the track.
  • On Lap 43, the No. 26 ForeverLawn Toyota GR Supra was involved in a race-ending incident on the fronstretch, ending the team's day early.
 
 
QUOTES
 
 
Image by Daylon Barr Photography
 
What were your thoughts on today's race?
 
"We were unfortunately put behind from the start. We were in a position that we shouldn't have been in due to the brake issue in practice and not making a qualifying lap. We'll regroup and move forward to Nashville next month."
 
-- Jeffrey Earnhardt, Driver of the No. 26 ForeverLawn Toyota GR Supra
 
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