F1, Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, MotoGP, Le Mans, And More!


Top News!

Rumors Edition!

Top Stories
· 2017 Phoenix: NASCAR Monster Energy Race Results - Ryan Newman breaks drought with late-race strategy at Phoenix (Mar 19, 2017)
· 2017 NHRA: Schumacher, J Force, S Gray And Krawiec Take Home Wally Trophies Sunday At Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals (Mar 19, 2017)
· 2017 Phoenix: NASCAR Xfinity Race Results - Justin Allgaier perseveres to win (Mar 19, 2017)
· 2017 Sebring 12: No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R Captures 36 Hours of Florida Honor (Mar 19, 2017)
· Corvette Racing Wins Third Straight Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Mercedes-AMG Scores First GTD Win (Mar 19, 2017)
· 2017 NHRA: Schumacher, J Force, Line And Savoie Earn No 1 Qualifying Positions Saturday At Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals (Mar 19, 2017)
· 2017 Phoenix: NASCAR Monster Energy - Saturday Notebook (Mar 18, 2017)
· 2017 Phoenix: NASCAR Monster Energy Qualifying Results - Joey Logano edges Ryan Blaney for pole (Mar 18, 2017)

Previous Top Stories!


Hot Rumors!
· 2017 F1: McLaren Dumping Honda ? (Mar 17, 2017)
· 2017 F1: Budget caps For F1 ? (Mar 16, 2017)
· 2017 F1: Pink livery worth $20m to Force India ? (Mar 15, 2017)
· 2017 F1: Mercedes had crankshaft trouble in test ? (Mar 15, 2017)
· 2017 F1: Newey could launch 'brilliant update' ? (Mar 14, 2017)
More Rumors!

2017 Phoenix: Trevor Bayne NASCAR Monster Energy Race Recap
Posted by: newsla on Mar 20, 2017 - 06:14 AM
NASCAR News
2017 Phoenix: Trevor Bayne NASCAR Monster Energy Race Recap


Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion, improved three positions in the closing laps of Sunday afternoon’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) event at Phoenix International Raceway to record a 19th-place finish.

 
“We fought hard all day,” said Bayne after the race. “Our AdvoCare Ford was just really tight rolling through the center but my guys worked hard on it all race long and we were able to get a decent finish out of today. (Crew chief) Matt (Puccia) made that two-tire call at the end that really helped us pick up a couple of spots. Now it’s on to California where we hope for another solid run.”

Bayne took the green flag for the scheduled 312-Lap event from the 24th position and immediately reported to crew chief Matt Puccia that the AdvoCare Ford was tight from the center to the exit of the corner. This tight-handling condition persisted throughout Stage 1 as Bayne improved three positions to 21st when the green-checkered flag waved on Lap 75.

After pitting for four tires and a chassis adjustment between stages, Bayne took the green flag for the start of Stage 2 from 17th on Lap 83. The driver of the AdvoCare Ford continued to battle for position inside the top 20 until a caution on Lap 117 gave crew chief Puccia another opportunity to bring Bayne to pit road for adjustments. An issue on during the pit stop shuffled the Roush Fenway Racing driver back to 26th. On the ensuing restart, the tight-handling condition returned, ultimately leading to Bayne taking the green-checkered to end Stage 2 in 28th.

When the race went back to green for the final stage, Bayne continued to fight a tight-handling AdvoCare Ford. Despite the condition, Bayne battled hard for position inside the top 25, moving up to as high as 21st before the final caution of the afternoon came out on Lap 306. During the caution period, crew chief Puccia decided to bring Bayne to pit road for right-side tires only in the hopes of gaining track position.

The strategy call paid off as Bayne survived NASCAR’s overtime to take the checkered flag in the 19th position.

Next up for the MENCS is Fontana, Calif. on Sunday, March 26.


PaddockTalk Perspective



Also in NASCAR News:


 
Related links
· NASCAR Edition
· Top PaddockTalk News!
· NASCAR Rumors
· More about NASCAR News




Home :: About :: Social :: Contact :: Archives :: Video :: Submit :: _ 


All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest (c) 2003-2015 by PaddockTalk.com.
Contact E-mail: [email protected]
Privacy