Miscues spoil another strong run for Bell
Christopher Bell expressed frustration after making mistakes during the Southern 500, resulting in a 23rd-place finish. He acknowledged that these mistakes have been a recurring issue throughout the summer and emphasized the need to address them. Despite being the fastest driver in practice and qualifying, Bell’s performance during the race was inconsistent. A pit stop mishap cost him the race lead, and subsequent contact with the wall further damaged his car. Bell’s team attempted different pit strategies to recover, but it ultimately didn’t work out in their favor. As he dropped in the playoff grid standings, Bell remains optimistic about the team’s speed and looks forward to the upcoming race in Kansas, confident in their ability to perform well if they can minimize mistakes and put everything together.