“We’re on TV, we’re being covered by the national media, and now we have our own media day here. It’s just nice to be a part of, even with the success and things that I’ve had, I’m just glad I’m here to begin with.”
As motorsports finales can sometimes play out, multiple story lines concluded on Tuesday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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“Everybody always says you never give up, and we’re no different,” Busch said.
“I’m losing my breath, I’m that excited. This one means so much. It was just a lot better year and it was really cool to go back-to-back.”
Short of a “triple burnout”, there were three separate celebrations to conclude the 2019 season, including the Driver’s Champion, the Owner’s Champion, and the overall race winner.
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“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.