“the two of us possessed a lead over all of the field, and so I will have thought I would have went a bit that is little, but we needed to answer their strategy since they had been within one second of us. We did not like to just kind of let them have the lead and count on running then them straight straight down by the end associated with the battle.
You need to remain in the front of these and really, we had been planning to remain down so long as (Bowman) had been. They forced our hand here. They did not make us pit, we chose to pit, but it is a lap far too late once again.”
3. BUSCH AND LOGANO INCIDENT HAS PLAYOFF IMPLICATIONS
at the beginning of the next phase, on Lap 88 for the battle, Kyle Busch darted under Joey Logano for the lead but ended up being accompanied by Denny Hamlin in a scenario that is three-wide.