Burton Learns with Every Lap and Finishes 11th at Homestead

Burton Learns with Every Lap and Finishes 11th at Homestead Ann M. Wilson for Speedway Digest
Harrison Burton made his second intermediate-track start of his career Friday night at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway.  Although it wasn't the finish he wanted, Burton ran every lap and learned a lot which  he can use next season when he returns to Kyle Busch Motorsports to compete for the 2019 championship.
Stage One Recap:
  • Burton started 14th in his DEX Imaging Tundra.
  • In the first 30-lap stage, Burton worked his way up to 11th.
  • He pitted for four tires and fuel on lap 32.
Stage Two Recap:
  • Burton restarted the second stage in ninth place.
  • He told the team his DEX Imaging Tundra was tight center and free off the corners.
  • He was 14th on lap 60 when the second stage ended and pitted for four tires and an air pressure adjustment.
Stage Three Recap:
  • Burton was 10th to start the final 74-lap stage of the race.
  • Without any cautions in the final stage, the field began to cycle through green-flag pit stops around lap 100.
  • Burton pitted on lap 101 for his final four tires and fuel and was 12th once everyone had come to pit road.
  • He worked his way up to 11th where he finished the race.



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