RCR Post Race Report - Pocono Raceway
Austin Dillon drove Richard Childress Racing's Yuengling Light Lager Chevrolet to his sixth-career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win on Saturday afternoon at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. The Welcome, N.C., driver started the 60-lap race from the second position and noted a tight-handling condition to crew chief Nick Harrison from the start of the event. He pitted under green-flag conditions on lap 30, taking four Goodyear tires and Sunoco Green E15 Fuel. As pit stops cycled through, Dillon raced his way into the second position and took the lead during the restart on lap 53. Several late-race cautions ensued but Dillon endured, surviving a Green-White-Checker finish that extended the race past its advertized distance to secure a win for America's Oldest Brewery in their home state of Pennsylvania.
Start - 2nd Finish - 1st Laps Led - 23 Points - N/A
"Anytime you can get a NASCAR win it's huge, so I am so thankful to everyone at RCR, ECR and Yuengling for this opportunity. I watched my brother at Indianapolis Motor Speedway get a win last week and that really rejuvenated me I feel like. These seasons are so long. I loved watching him do that. It puts the fire back in you because you want to get to that place again. Seeing him in Victory Lane and being with him in Victory Lane. It's a special place and from time to time you have to be reminded of how special it is. I attribute some of what Ty did last week to running well this week. I'm jacked up and wanting to get a Cup win now."