—He knew the race was boring till then—he was just trying to help us out, people.
—He could’ve won, but better to have a storyline going into Dover.
—Couldn’t wait to hear how Jeff Gordon would defend him in the booth.
—Wanted to show William Byron that if you take someone’s parking space, there’s a price to pay.
—His mind was occupied trying to come up with a nickname for Chase Elliott*.
—He was so good so quick, he wanted to see what a rookie mistake felt like.
—Chad said something in a mean tone.
—Was off his game since his 5 o’clock shadow was more like 5:15 all weekend.
*—he’s decided on “Chase Naughton Jr.”