Rhodes and Cindric hit in conflict to allege into final four

Ben Rhodes blocked his trail to a Championship 4 in a final theatre of a Lucas Oil 150 during Phoenix Raceway on Friday.

With 22 laps to go, Rhodes lined adult ninth after a No. 27 ThorSport group pitted. As a margin went into Turn 1, Austin Cindric went to a inside line and Rhodes blocked him. Rhodes spun and took out his teammate Matt Crafton in a process.

The dual drivers were in a parsimonious conflict for a final send position into a Championship 4 during Homestead-Miami Speedway. Due to Rhodes’ DNF, Cindric went on to allege with a ninth-place finish.

“Why would he retard it, because would he retard it?” Cindric asked over a radio. Later while articulate to FS1, he compared a occurrence to what happened between Carl Edwards and Joey Logano in a 2016 Cup culmination during Homestead.

NASCAR red-flagged a competition during with 20 to go, that lasted 17 mins and 7 seconds.

Rhodes organisation arch Eddie Troconis, called Cindric’s pierce a “cheap shot” and combined “he won’t come out purify during Homestead.”

After rising from a infield caring center, Rhodes’ teammate Crafton pronounced he told Ben, “that No. 19 (Cindric) improved not finish Homestead.

When asked about a incident, Rhodes settled that they weren’t going to make Turn 1, even if he didn’t chuck a block.

“Looked like a recklessness pierce to me,” he told FS1.

“He didn’t have a position on me during all, pushing over his conduct we guess.”

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