The Latest: 1st wreck takes out Harvick, others at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR’s Cup series race at Talladega Superspeedway (all times local):

3:20 p.m.

Ty Dillon won the eventful first stage of the Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, earning 10 bonus points. His older brother, Austin, fared well, too.

Dillon took the lead with six laps to go and held on, followed across the start-finish line by Alex Bowman, Austin Dillon and Chase Elliott. Austin Dillon started on the pole.

Aric Almirola, who won the October race at Talladega, led nearly half (27 laps) of the opening stage but lost a lap when he was penalized for speeding on pit road.

Four drivers were knocked out by an early wreck, including Kevin Harvick. Seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson was multiple laps down with damage to the right side of his No. 48 Chevrolet.

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