"Somebody broke and there was just oil everywhere and I couldn't turn", Keselowski said. When Kevin Harvick moved over to Stewart-Haas Racing, Childress promoted his grandson to Harvick's vehicle and changed the number from No. 29 back to No. 3.
Dillon was able to overcome a one hour, 40-minute weather delay, limited fuel down the stretch, Martin Truex Jr., Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch to take the checkered flag. You know the feel you're looking for.
"I counted my blessings and sent up a silent prayer, thanking God that my husband was in Baghdad and not part of the deeper meaning of Memorial Day", she said.
Cup Series leader Kyle Larson, who finished second in the All-Star race last week, has suggested moving both to generate driver and fan interest. When the race restarted for the last few laps of the stage, he lost third to Kenseth. Until things change majorly with the track or with the rules or with the tires or something, it's something you can just lean on each time you go to that racetrack. He would go on to win the Nationwide Series in 2013, following that up with winning the pole at the 2014 installment of the Daytona 500, in which he would go on to finish ninth. He later went on to place second in Saturday's Hisense 4K TV 300, his third top-five finish in the Xfinity Series this year.
They were joined by everyone else shortly after their incident when NASCAR officials shut down the race on Lap 143 because of lightning in the area.
"We've had three or four little bump-ups and cost us some points, and Sunday is a good night to gain some of those back". And when he ran out, I figured I'd go back in and save where I was lifting, and it worked out. "We're going to race like we always do, unless a situation comes up to where you have to make another decision at the end of a stage, just like at Kansas or anything like that".
"It matters that the runs are no longer than 100 laps guaranteed, so that puts a lot of emphasis on pit road", two-time 2017 victor Brad Keselowski said. You couldn't do anything. I think had we not been so loose there, if the auto was like it had been the prior two runs, I think we may have got there with a lap or two to go.
Harvick believes it will be an improvement from last weekend's All-Star race at the track. "So I will love him as long as we are able". "He comes over with these printouts and says, 'This is what I'm doing with the gas and this is what you're doing and this is where the time is getting loose and maybe try this and that and the other'".
The bill gives Texas Motor Speedway "a tool in their tool box to be aggressive when competing with other venues", said Rep. "I don't know why that happened, but it broke, so then the rear-end was moving around and I couldn't drive it". Kahne, meanwhile, dropped down to 20th and well outside of the playoff discussion following Dillon's win.
But with the quick stoppage, it was too early to tell whether the compound was going to bring more excitement and sizzle to NASCAR's longest race.