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Winners, losers after NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway

A look at the winners and losers of Sunday’s Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.

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WINNERS:

Chase Elliott – He overcame a 42-race winless drought to score his first Cup victory since October 2022. He did so by surviving two restarts in overtime.

Hendrick Motorsport — The team has won five of the first nine races this season. William Byron has three wins, Kyle Larson has one and now Chase Elliott has one.

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Chase Elliott triumphs in Texas, ends 42-race winless drought

Chase Elliott scores his first Cup victory since October 2022 in Talladega.

Brad Keselowski — He didn’t have the best car, but finished the day second. That was the key for a driver outside of a playoff spot to enter Texas.

Richard Children’s Races — Austin Dillon finished a season-best eighth and Kyle Busch was ninth, marking the first time this year that RCR has placed both cars in the top 10.

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Carson Hocevar Rookie scored his first career top 10 in the Cup on Sunday.

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What drivers said after the Texas Cup race won by Chase Elliott

Chase Elliott earned his first Cup victory since October 2022.

LOSERS:

Alex Bowman – Victim of an incident early in Sunday’s race and finished in a worst place of the season of 37th. He fell from 10th to 14th in points.

Michael McDowell – He was dueling for the lead and was wrecked. McDowell finished 35th

ford — Automaker has yet to win in Cup, Xfinity or Trucks this season. That’s no wins in 24 races in these three series.

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