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RCR Post Race Report - Pennsylvania 400

Monday, Aug 01 1769
Austin Dillon Competes for the Win in Weather-Shortened Race at Pocono Raceway
"It's frustrating. This was the first time in my NASCAR Sprint Cup career I could nearly taste Victory Lane. We had a super-fast American Ethanol Chevrolet. It was fun racing that (No.) 42 for the lead. He blocked me through the short shoot in three, and I got loose. I knew if I downshifted, it would've hurt my momentum more. It's just frustrating. We have things we need to work on across all aspects, but we're making good progress. The good thing is, we had a fast enough car to win today and I'm proud of that. It's disappointing we didn't have a better result. Either way, I'm proud of my guys for a fast car."
- Austin Dillon
Paul Menard and the No. 27 Chevrolet Team Show Speed at Pocono Raceway
"This one stings a little. Danny (Stockman, crew chief) brought us a fast car right off the truck.  On Friday, we spent practice in qualifying trim. That's an area we know we need improvement on. Then we were able to go and get the third starting spot, our best of this year. So for today to end the way it did is definitely not what we wanted. Our Moen/Menards Chevy was fast in the opening laps. We had a transmission issue and had to go behind the wall for repairs. My guys worked really hard to get back out there. Once we got back on track, we were running lap times faster than the leader. I know we could've been there in the end." 
- Paul Menard
Fog-Shortened Race at Pocono Raceway Produces a 12th-Place Finish for Ryan Newman
"We definitely had a better car than where we finished. This Caterpillar Chevrolet ran strong the entire race. We had good track position most of the day but didn't expect the fog to play such a factor in the outcome. We're just trying to get a win and not worry about the points side of the Chase. We had a fast racecar all day long, and that's a good start. We're definitely seeing an upswing in this team's overall performance."

- Ryan Newman

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