Ryan Blaney exasperated after Indianapolis
After the Indianapolis event in the NASCAR Cup Series, Ryan Blaney was annoyed by the behavior of some of his rivals. Daniel Suárez paid the price in the deceleration lap.
After Indianapolis, Ryan Blaney remains among the sixteen drivers qualified for the playoffs, but pushed by an opponent, the Team Penske driver went from third to twenty-sixth during the final restart.
During his last passage through the pit lane, Ryan Blaney took only fuel, while all his opponents also took new tyres.
It’s just about getting destroyed. That’s all they know how to do in the end. Just dive in there and destroy yourself. I don’t know who pushed who and I don’t care. We started from the top 3 each time. The question was to skip restarts, but apparently that’s too much to ask of some.
Twice leader, for 17 laps in the lead, Ryan Blaney is relegated to 125 points behind the championship leader, Chase Elliott. Still without a win this season, the Team Penske driver is virtual fifteenth in the standings for the playoffs, 25 points ahead of Martin Truex Jr, the last driver to qualify.
They jumped over the vibrator and just wiped us out. I’m pissed about this and I have every right to be.
There are now four races left for Ryan Blaney to qualify, Michigan, Watkins Glen, Richmond and Daytona. He is also the title holder of the events contested at the Michigan International Speedway and the Daytona International Speedway. A good omen for Ryan Blaney? Response very quickly on the track.