“For me, I’m still so inexperienced with oval (racing), I’m just trying to learn each time,” deJong continued, talking highly of his teammates. “I do like putting in the hours to learn how to drive it, and set up the car, but these guys are just masters at dialing things in. It’s so helpful to learn from them.”
Ray: “It’s just… I don’t have any words, I’m at a loss for words. The whole reason why I even won that race was because of all of my teammates… It’s a lot, I’m just really happy.”
The virtual race will take place on Thanksgiving weekend in lieu of the real event getting axed due to COVID-19.
Nick Ottinger took tires and charged through the field in the closing laps to beat Bobby Zalenski, winning the 2020 title.
“I’m just at a bit of a loss for words. Like I said, this is the piece we’ve been missing. I feel like we’ve had the group to do this. We just have to go make it happen and we did tonight.”