Flat tire spoils strong performance for Joe Graf Jr; SSGLR and Z Grills

Flat tire spoils strong performance for Joe Graf Jr; SSGLR and Z Grills

Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway | Ag-Pro 300 Race Recap

Team: No. 07 Z Grills Chevrolet Camaro

Driver: Joe Graf Jr.

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Start: 35th (Based on event formula)

Finish: 33rd; Running (88 | 90 laps completed; rain-shortened)

Driver Points Position: 23rd | Owner Points Position: 29th

Joe Graf Jr. Quote: “What a bummer for everyone on this No. 07 Z Grills Chevrolet team. We had a strong car. The team did an amazing job too. We started from the back and worked our way inside the top-10 for a lot of laps.

“Shortly after that round of green-flag pit stops, we cut down a tire and ended up getting into the wall and taking some other drivers with us. I hate it for them, but there was nothing I could do about it.

“We did our best to make repairs but unfortunately the rain showed and any chance to recover from our setback was gone. We have to get this monkey off our back, and I hope Darlington Raceway is the answer.”

Next Up: Steakhouse Elite 200 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway on Sat., May 8, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. ET live on FOX Sports 1 | Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90.

About SS Green Light Racing:  

As one of the most tenured teams in all of NASCAR, SS GreenLight Racing has been a developmental hub for drivers looking to climb the ranks. Led by owner and former driver Bobby Dotter, the team has fielded entries in either the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series or the Xfinity Series competition since 2001.

SS GreenLight Racing will continue with a two-car program in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2021.