Austin Cindric took his third victory of the year in the Xfinity series at Dover during the Drydene 200, his first at the circuit.
Cindric expressed his happiness of winning at such a track like Dover, which he qualifies as “really hard” and challenging in terms of racing, but admits it’s an enjoyable place for him to race on.
“This is so cool,” he said. “There’s just very few places that really have the same intensity throughout a lap as this place does. It’s really hard. It’s honestly quite challenging to race here.
“But ever since I came here the first time in a truck, this place has kind of drawn me in. I’ve had the opportunity to drive at some really cool race tracks in my life and in my career, and this is one of the really enjoyable places I’ve driven at because it makes you beg to get around here.”
Cindric also said he was confident about a victory on this race ‘from the get-go’. While he admitted the starting position (16th) was difficult, he praised his team for their good efforts on the pit stops and states he ‘learned a lot’ about the track, which was enough to get into victory lane.
“Honestly, from the get-go, I believed we could do this,” he said. “It is hard to believe, but starting from 16th at this joint makes it difficult. It isn’t easy to pass here, so we just kept at it the whole time.
“We made the right adjustments on pit stops and I feel like I have learned a lot about this race track, enough to get the Car Shop Ford Mustang into victory lane.”