The surprise performance of the night belonged to the No. 10 team at Almirola. He started in the Top 10 and raced there all night. The Stewart Haas Racing veteran raced among the leaders all night in this second race of the Chase. He picked up valuable playoff points in all three stages of the race, and collected his second Top-5 finish of the season. With sixth- and fifth-place finishes to start the Chase, Almirola is looking good to advance in the playoffs.
Added Sep 22 11:11 pm (EST)