Pit stop strategy under green flag helped decide Phoenix NASCAR race
The spotlight was on the four drivers who contended for victory during an unusually long green-flag run to the finish in Sunday's TicketGuardian 500 at ISM Raceway. But spare a thought for their co-stars in the drama that sent NASCAR off on a spectacular curtain-closer until returning to the transformed facility in November.
The crew chiefs.
For it was they who had to decide when to pit for the last time, fingers-crossed a caution flag wouldn't allow their competitors to refuel and get four new tires with the field slowed, thus giving the hook to their hopes for victory.
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