Michael McDowell’s day came to an early end with just laps 30 in stage 1, as he went into the outside wall, while battling with Erik Jones and spun hard into the inside wall during Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
Michael McDowell has crashed.
He's the first #NASCARPlayoffs driver out of tonight's race. TV: NBCSN pic.twitter.com/13C20UpE7U
— NASCAR on NBC (@NASCARonNBC) September 5, 2021
“We know what we’ve got to do, we’ve got to go out and win a race. We’ll fight hard, that’s what we do.” – said McDowell.
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