RCR Post Race Report – Homestead 400

by Official Release On Mon, Nov. 19, 2018

Austin Dillon Drives the Dow UCON Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 to 11th-Place Finish in 2018 Season Finale

Finish: 11th
Start: 16th
Points: 13th

“Man, I really wanted a top-10 finish today to finish out the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season and we came so close. Our Dow UCON Camaro ZL1 had handling issues for most of the race, but I had confidence in crew chief Justin Alexander and the Dow Racing team that they would be able to work on our Camaro ZL1 during pit stops. They’ve been great at that all season long. We knew half the battle was gaining track position and we worked hard to do that both on the track and on pit road. By the final stage, the handling improved a lot. I was digging at the end but came up just short of a 10th-place finish. That was fun. I want to thank everyone at RCR and ECR and all of our partners for a great 2018 season. We were able to accomplish a lot together and I’m looking forward to next year.”
-Austin Dillon

Ryan Newman Closes Out Season with 15th-Place Finish in the E-Z-Go Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Finish: 15th
Start: 8th
Points: 17th

“Our E-Z-GO Camaro ZL1 was consistent all weekend. We turned in a great qualifying effort, made it to the final round and started eighth. No matter what changes we threw at it tonight, our Camaro ZL1 was tight through the middle of the corner and crazy loose off. I want to thank Richard Childress for giving me this opportunity to drive for him these last five seasons. To my crew chief Luke (Lambert), my crew, my teammate Austin (Dillon), and all the RCR team members, I want to say thank you. It was an honor to work with so many incredible people and partners over the years. We did great things together and it sure was fun to run for championships and give Luke his first ever Cup win.”
-Ryan Newman

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