Brian Scott qualified seventh for the NASCAR Nationwide Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday – his final race with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Scott’s No. 11 Dollar General Camry started out loose, but progressively tightened up throughout the 200 lap race. The team made their first pit stop of the night under green flag conditions on lap 48. When green flag stops cycled through, Scott was running in sixth.
The first of five caution flags came out on lap 65. After another four-tire stop, the Dollar General Toyota restarted ninth on lap 70.
Another caution came out on lap 94. Scott reported that the handling of his car had balanced out, so crew chief Kevin Kidd elected to bring the No. 11 DG Camry in for fuel only. Scott was sixth for the restart on lap 99.
Without new tires, the Dollar General Toyota fell back to 12th. Kidd brought Scott in under green flag conditions on lap 148 for four Goodyears, fuel and a track bar adjustment. The next yellow flag fell on lap 173. ...