In 2009, when NASCAR implemented double file restarts they also implemented the wave around rule. The purpose of the rule was to make sure leaders would start at the front on every restart.
Based on the rule, lap down drivers can choose not to pit under a yellow flag while the leaders pit, to gain a lap back. At times this can lead to several cars taking a wave around, under a yellow flag, after getting caught a lap down with an untimely caution. Continue reading →
The Chase is all about winning – contenders need a few wins to win the championship – and now Brad Keselowski has two wins, three races into the Chase.
Keselowski didn’t lead a single lap until there were ten laps to go but, in the end, Keselowski brought home the victory.
Fuel Mileage cost several drivers a shot at victory, including the dominant car of the day, Kyle Busch. Busch led over 200 laps Sunday afternoon in Dover but having to pit with just eleven laps to go, cost him the victory he had earned with a dominate performance.