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NASCAR America: Why Ricky Stenhouse Jr. felt patriotic after Coke Zero 400 win (video)

After winning the Coke Zero 400 in thrilling fashion at Daytona, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. explains what made him yell 'America! 1776!' after passing the finish line.

Winning a big race at the legendary Daytona International Speedway can get the best of driver’s emotions at times.

After he won the Coke Zero 400 last Saturday, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. quipped in a post-race interview about “America! 1776!”

In Wednesday’s NASCAR America, Stenhouse Jr. explained what made him impromptu yell that phrase out after crossing the finish line.

Suffice to say, he was caught up in the moment.
Check out Stenhouse’s explanation in the video above.