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The battle continues on…

Dubbed the Xfinity Series “Big 3” in 2019, the battle between them doesn’t end on Saturday night. All three will compete for the 2020 Cup Series Rookie-of-the-Year honors.

Ryan Blaney victorious after chaotic two-day Talladega show

“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.”