While Johnson got the spinning off to a start, Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano took it to a whole new level. The two made contact in the tri-oval and triggered a nine-car incident. Nearly clear of the incident with minor damage, Danica Patrick’s night was ended when boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. hit her No. 10 Chevrolet hard well past the wreck.
Fan-favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. looked to be a strong contender for the win, until he and Marcos Ambrose got together late in the going. Dale Jr. wasn’t too happy with Ambrose, but found a way to forgive him rather quickly.