Well congratulations to my buddy Denny Hamlin on an awesome performance Saturday night at the . . . hmmm . . . what do we call it? Is it the old Bristol? Is it the new Bristol? Is it the new Bristol they made like the old Bristol? I am just not sure, but one thing I am positive about, what we witnessed Saturday night was a typical Bristol race that we expect when we go there.
It's been a long time since I have seen so many twists and turns in a race. The track itself was a little treacherous in the beginning. Joey Logano, however, was spot-on and he dominated the early going.
Then the track changed as drivers started moving up and putting rubber down on that high groove that was ground down to take away some of the progressive banking. Once that got rubbered up some, that baby became lightning fast.
What was cool to me was, yes, you could run the high groove, but if you had your car handling right, you could run right around the bottom of the race track. That created some sid...