The biggest highlight from Sunday's race at Sonoma was Matt DiBenedetto's best career NASCAR finish of fourth.
Once there was a hot shot driver from Connecticut causing waves in short tracks everywhere with his immense racing talents.
“I didn’t necessarily want to go to Cup racing when I did, but it’s what I had to do. I didn’t really have any other opportunities on the table. I’m glad I did, though; I’ve really been enjoying it. “It was go backward or go forward, I chose to go forward.”
The Bristol incident was another in a long line for Decker in 2019, as comments from both Hamlin and Crew Chief Frank Kerr highlighted the continuing lack of confidence they have in their driver.
Despite having to make a second trip down pit road under yellow at lap 149 due to loose lugnuts, Kurt Busch was able to have a solid run at Texas Motor Speedway, finishing sixth in the AAA 500.
While Canadian fans have experienced NASCAR racing on their turf with the Nationwide Series cars in Montreal and now the Camping World Truck Series in Ontario, there is one thing that they are craving - a race on an oval. However, looking across Canada, there isn't a facility that could host an event.
They say history tends to repeat itself and in the case of 2000 NASCAR XFINITY Series champion Jeff Green, the 2017 season will sort of have a throwback feel for him.