Chastain collected his third win of the 2019 NGOTS campaign, and now has two wins that count toward qualifying for the 2019 Playoffs after declaring for points in the middle of the season.
Earlier in March, the 2020 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule was announced, with Pocono Raceway featuring a doubleheader weekend, the first of it’s kind in the top levels of NASCAR in the modern era.
With only a few races left before the 2019 eNASCAR Peak Antifreeze iRacing Series playoffs, the cutoff for the eight-driver championship battle has tensions higher than ever leaving Pocono Raceway.
“I knew that he was gonna take a shot. I would have taken a shot. I stood on the brakes and just tried to keep it straight.”
Bell led 186 laps on the day, including 153 laps straight, which enveloped the entirety of the final stage.
“The setup was on rails, all night. We struggled a little bit in the first run, but we got it fixed up after pit stops.”
With his victory at Chicagoland, Leahy takes over as the regular season points leader, by two points over Luza.
To me, these are three things that, if they aren’t getting coverage, should be on everyone’s minds as we head into Chicagoland Speedway this weekend.
“Boy, oh boy, we delivered, and that’s a huge relief, and I’m just stoked.”
After going winless at “The Tricky Triangle” in his first 25 attempts, Busch now has three wins in the last four races in the Pocono mountains.
“It was a fun end of the race. I wish I didn’t have to do it like that, but it probably made it exciting.”
“I was able to hold my position and then just, like, blow by people after a few laps when everyone else seemed to get tight.”
“We worked our way to the front, and man, it was just a rocket ship.”
“Once we got the lead – thank you to my pit crew, they did an outstanding job – it’s really special to be here.”
“We are putting pieces of the puzzle together and it seems like three of the five disciplines we have a much better handle on right now, which is very encouraging.”
“It’s without being said that these moments are elite, they are special,” Logano said. “…These moments here, they make me dig a little harder.”