Denny Hamlin has the right to be happy with the Bristol Night race, given that he achieved the victory he was hoping for. During the conversation on the Actions Detrimental podcast, he talked about his expectations before the race as well as the talks leading up to the Bristol Race.
As important as anything else is Denny's belief and expectation that he will be able to succeed! “It’s kind of what we expected with Bristol. I know that there was kind of a split, there was kind of a driver text overnight, should we re-spray, should we not.
I thought that while the inside-lane was very, very dominant for the first probably, certainly a hundred laps, it wore off quite a bit, and I thought by the end of the race, the top and the bottom were the same."- he said, as quoted by on3.com!
According to Hamlin, the decision to spray overnight was a good one to make. It was again his experience and quality that played a crucial role in this race. Since Hamlin is a driver with years of experience in NASCAR, he was able to reach out with his wisdom and deliver an important win for the team.
The goal of his career is to continue his current path unchanged until the end and try to win the Cup Series. “Now if you were good, if your balance was very good, you could you know, like I thought ours was — I ran the same times.
It didn’t matter if it was the top or the bottom, my car ran the same exact time. That’s what really allowed me to get through the traffic as good as we did. Others, if your car didn’t handle as good, you would be pinned to the top or the bottom.
Most people top, if your car wasn’t handling well on the bottom. So I thought that the decision to spray overnight was a good one, because you just don’t — I just don’t know that we wanted an end of the race, everybody running the top of the racetrack. I just didn’t know that that would’ve been great”.
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