Sparta, Kentucky, September 24, 2016.- Great job Daniel Suarez did in his first commitment NASCAR Chase Xfinity Series by winning the second place at the Kentucky Speedway.
After a difficult race, full of yellow flags and even a red, came to an end the first race of the Chase and with it a good result for the Mexican, who dodged contacts and was maintained throughout the just inside the top-10.
In the last laps of race agreed to 200, the last contact Ty Dillon took him and Erik Jones, who were in front of Suarez and had to leave the competition. Thus, the Joe Gibbs Racing driver went on to the third position.
Green, white and checkered was the end of the activity in the oval NASCAR Xfinity mile and a half, in which Daniel was able to regain the second position. Although it was not enough time to reach Elliott Sadler, with this position Suarez is in second place overall with 2042 units, 8 less than the leader.
After the competition the pilot ARRIS said: "We were in the top five all day, we lost a little in the middle of the race, the car was a little over-adjusted. I thought I had the fastest car today and wanted to stay with the win. "
He added: "I think it was a good start in the first stage of Chase. When you have a fast car, more than the winning car does not feel so good, I think we missed a few laps to complete the rebase, we gave a lot of laps on yellow flag and that affected us. The auto 2 entered the fight and that did not help us. But that's racing and we have a strong commitment to Dover. "