Top 17 GIFs: Charlotte Roval playoff race
By Steve Luvender | Monday, October 12, 2020
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Enjoy our favorite GIFs captured from the NASCAR Cup Series playoff elimination race at the sometimes-dry, sometimes-wet, 17-turn Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval.
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No. 17: You have to respect Denny Hamlin's sponsor-friendliness here. Much like when the delivery person thoughtfully covers your package with clear plastic when it's raining outside, Denny's rain poncho had similar qualities.
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No. 16: The best way to save fuel is to not use any fuel whatsoever.
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No. 15: Bug: 0. NASCAR's official sponsors: 1.
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No. 14: An inconvenient place to park.
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No. 13: Looking for puddles for your rain tires is like when you search for the last little bit of ice cream in the bottom of the cup.
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No. 12: Even the tow truck wanted to get in on the action, and we don't blame the driver one bit.
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No. 11: All the rejected slides from this image gallery litter the track.
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No. 10: Air Blaney gives little regard to the turtles.
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No. 9: Ty Dillon's Stage 1 strategy of switching to slick tires early didn't pay off so well later in the race -- although, backing down the hill was awfully inventive.
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No. 8: This turn by race leader William Byron was way too close to the wall for comfort.
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No. 7: It's the Charlotte Roval, and it's an elimination race. You can't not be hyped.
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No. 6: We're wondering the odds of some crew chief running over to Parker Kligerman and yelling at him for getting his team's slick tires wet.
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No. 5: Sorry. Only drivers who've advanced to the Round of 8 may enter.
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No. 4: A most eventful restart, as witnessed by Kyle Busch.
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No. 3: Sponsor signage is getting totally out of hand these days. The Fig Newtons windshield logo bit from Talladega Nights is going to come true next.
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No. 2: "Guys, the race is over. We don't need any fuel. WE WON."
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No. 1: Chase Elliott and the No. 9 team finally answered the question of whether or not they could win at the Charlotte Roval even without the need to rebound from smashing into the Turn 1 wall on a restart this year. Turns out they can!