It was a poor day for reigning Nationwide Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr., whose #6 never seemed to be on agreeable form and persisted in handling very loose despite a raft of set-up changes made by the team well into the race.
"We were just really loose and the complete opposite of practice," he said later. "We were really slow. We tried to make a big change there and afterwards the car drove great it was just slow. We were wide open and still half a second off. I don't know what is wrong with it.
"I am glad we are out of Michigan and going somewhere else," he admitted. "I never thought I would look forward to a road course, but we do now."
After all the problems, Stenhouse finished two laps down in 25th place and as a result drops to third in the Nationwide championship standings 27pts off the leader Elliott Sadler, with Austin Dillon now moving up into the runners-up spot.
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