“They were coming so fast, and they wanted to split me,” Blaney said. “I wanted to stay to the bottom and kind of pulled the 11 off the 6 (Newman) and then had a big enough run to get to the 6. We kind of hit above the line and that pushed me below the line. That is a big judgement call. You never know. I definitely wasn’t going to go below the line before we made contact.”
131 laps remain when the green flag drops again. The weather forecast for Monday afternoon calls for partly cloudy skies and a high of 78 degrees, per The Weather Channel.
“To win a Playoff race, my first Playoff victory, is special,” Larson said. “I hope there’s another one in our future, especially in the next round. So, we’ll see what we can do.”
“I knew we were probably in a good spot staying out there,” Custer said. “It was a great pit call by Mike (Shiplett) to stay out. It is all about track position here. Whatever you can do on strategy and pit stops to get track position, it is what you need to do.”
“I don’t know how we did it, but after coming close so many times, having good runs that just haven’t gone our way, to finally win, everyone, all the people that supported me… it feels good to finally win.”
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“I don’t even know what to say,” DiBendetto said. “I’m so sad we didn’t win, but proud, proud of the effort. I got tight there from the damage from trying to get by (Ryan) Newman and that immediately flipped a switch and got tight.”
Tyler Reddick had about everything go wrong for him on Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway, yet he still ended up in victory lane.
Moffitt led the field to the final green, and while the rest of the field fought for second, the defending champion pulled away towards victory lane.
NBC, Earnhardt, Jr., and Earnhardt, Jr.’s representatives agreed that it would be best for him to be with his family instead of part of this weekend’s broadcast.
“We just stayed mistake free and Martin (Truex Jr.) was a little quicker I felt like those last few runs,” Elliott said. “The track position was key and I didn’t mess up into Turn 1 this time, so that was good.”
“If it was going to be not enough, it was going to be not enough, so proud of the whole team for putting me on a great strategy there, pit stops, everything.”
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.
“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.”
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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.”