David Reutimann said the timing belt went bad in his car but for laps the #10 limped around Martinsville Speedway before stopping on the track and causing a race altering caution.
After the race Dale Earnhardt Jr questioned why Reutimann was still driving around the track at a reduced speed.
“I would like an explanation on why that happened — from him, his crew chief, somebody,” Earnhardt Jr. said. “It doesn’t seem like there could be a logical reason to end up stopped on the track. You got a problem, get on pit road. I don’t believe he had any trouble getting (to the pits). I would like to hear a good excuse, to be honest with you, because I’m sure it would be laughable.”
Likewise Brad Keselowski was mindful of what happened at the end of Sundays race. “That was really, really uncalled for and ruined the day for a lot of people from having a lot better finishes. I think we’re all really, really frustrated with (Reutimann).”
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