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“That Was So Frustrating” Dale Earnhardt Jr Dismayed Over NASCAR’s Unexpected Call

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Amidst on ongoing buzz around Denny Hamlin and Martin Truex Jr for the restarts, NASCAR made an unexpected decision during the race. Around lap 170, Kyle Busch found himself spinning and hitting the wall. His car seemed to lose control, triggering the yellow caution lights. NASCAR officials promptly waved the yellow flag in response to this incident. Recently, Dale Earnhardt Jr expressed his frustration over the yellow flag.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was unhappy with the call

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During the recent video of “Dirty Mo Media” on X, Dale Earnhardt expressed that NASCAR made a very frustrating call after the Kyle Busch incident. Unfortunately, the caution disrupted well-calculated pit strategies for drivers like Kyle Larson. Busch’s faltering car affected their race outcomes.

Later the co host and Dale Jr talked about the impact of the yellow flag to team’s strategy and Dale expressed he still don’t understand “Why the yellow had been thrown out there?”

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NASCAR officials and other drivers on the yellow flag

Following the race, there was discussion about NASCAR being swift with the caution flag at Richmond. Sawyer clarified that the decision to throw the caution was intentional and necessary.

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Swayer said, “If you look at the No. 8, when he went down into three, it looked he either had a right front down, or maybe a brake failure. Wasn’t really sure. That was really the deciding factor on why to throw it there,”

Denny Hamlin suggested that NASCAR might have been seeking a “little break” during a long green flag run. Hamlin acknowledged that caution flags have been thrown for minor incidents like cars scraping the wall before. In this case, it appears they wanted to regroup and provide some relief.

READ MORE: Denny Hamlin’s Crew Chief “Proud of the Way We Won” Amid the Controversial Action of #11

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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