FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Chase Elliott was leading Texas when a right-side tire issue caused hard wall contact in the final heat of the day, knocking him out of the race.

After the caution light came on when the other car in front had tire problems, Denny Hamlin went for a run in the grass after another driver William Byron was penalized from behind. . Even Christopher Bell 

who as a teammate of Joe Gibbs Racing Hamlin was good in the first round of the game, did not stop at his home track when his crew ran out of time to complete the repair of his damaged car after the problem of the second tire sent him. enter the wall. 

Despite all the concerns that racing teams have already expressed about Talladega Superspeedway and Roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the three rounds of this game 

Sunday's 334 laps of the 1 1/2-mile Texas Motor Speedway provided a turbulent time. the beginning of the quarter. "Just a great trip for everybody," said runner Joey Logano, who led the way. 

All tire issues contributed to a record 16 cautions (for 91 laps) - 12 of those for one car, plus a yellow flag at the end of each of the two race legs. There were also 56 red flags for Lightning and a record 36 lane changes between 19 drivers. 

Logano was concerned about the vibration in the back of his car during the final session. He finished 1.19 seconds behind Tyler Reddick, whose victory for Richard Childress Racing came a week after he dropped out of title contention when the field was cut from 16 to 12 drivers.