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The pit road incident happened with 53 laps to go in the Folds of Honor QuickTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It took place during a green flag pit cycle during the final stage of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.
Ryan Preece was pulling out of his pit stall on Sunday afternoon. Soon after, he made contact with BJ McLeod who was pulling into his stall.
Watch the video of the Atlanta Motor Speedway pit road accident below.
As Preece pulled out of his stall, he took a brief moment to look down at his tachometer and set his speed. Drivers minimize time on pit road by the RPM of the engine. They reach a certain rev limit and hold it there as they exit the pit lane.