Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Petty react to Martinsville finish
For the second year in a row the Martinsville playoff race ended in fireworks as Joey Logano made contact with Martin Truex Jr. multiple times on the last lap on his way to the win and securing a spot in the championship four.
After the race Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kyle Petty shared their thoughts on the finish.
“Like everybody says, more short tracks! Let’s go to more short tracks and you’ll see more of this,” Earnhardt said on NBCSN. “I know a lot of fans are upset about what went down. But this is the box race car drivers are put in. What matters is the championship. Joey doesn’t have a championship. Joey’s trying to get to Homestead. Joey’s going to do whatever he can. He didn’t wreck (Truex), he didn’t put him in the fence. I’ve told Martin forever he’s too nice. ... I’d be upset too.”
“Classic,” Petty said. “It’s going to go right down in history. Classic.”
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