CHASE BRISCOE – 2019 NXS Charlotte Roval Race Advance

Race Name: Drive for the Cure 250 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (Race 28 of 33)
Venue: The ROVAL at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina
Television: 3:30 p.m. EDT on NBCSN
Point Standings: 
– Cole Custer: 2nd; trails points leader by 22 points
– Chase Briscoe: 7th; trails points leader by 65 points

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Your first Xfinity Series win came at the ROVAL in 2018. What will it take to repeat in 2019?

“We weren’t running for points in 2018, so we were able to use a different strategy than everyone else by short-pitting. That lined us up perfectly for the middle portion of the race and ultimately the end. (Crew Chief) Richard Boswell had a great strategy and we were able to stick to it. The new configuration of the backstretch is going to throw people off at the beginning of the weekend, because we are used to the fast portion where we would throw the car around but now you have to really slow the car down, which can cause wheel-hopping if you aren’t careful. I think if we can get through that and have a clean race, we will be contending for the win and a repeat performance from last year.”