The unfriendly Trackhouse Racing No.1 Ross Chastain has now had issues with all four of (JGR) Joe Gibbs Racing’s drivers this season.
Last Sunday at Richmond saw two Joe Gibbs drivers Kyle Busch No. 18 and Martin Truex Jr. No.19 got tangled up in Ross Chastain mess in the beginning of stage 3.
Following the race, Kyle Busch provided his interpretation of events on what transpired.
“We got Chastain’d this week. We were his victim.”- said Busch in his post-race interview with NBC NASCAR
The contact between Ross Chastain and Busch was a hot topic of conversation on the latest episode of NASCAR Race Hub.
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Race Hub host Shannon Spake raised a question to guest Ryan Blaney about how long Chastain has to deal with drivers blaming him for every incident, even if it’s not him who is to be blamesd.
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“I have no idea. Me and Ross actually haven’t gotten into it this year,” Blaney said. “I have not got Chastained. That one to me, honestly, that looked like a racing incident of Ross was kind of middle of (Turn) 3, and the space just kind of closed up.
"We got Chastain'd" this week."
— NASCAR on NBC (@NASCARonNBC) August 14, 2022
And you’re on new tires so, you kind of get in the corner a little bit harder than you probably should. New tires at Richmond were such low air pressure. They seemed to chatter hard. That looked like a racing incident to me.”
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., co-owner of JR Motorsports admitted last month on his podcast Dirty Mo Download backed Ross Chastain saying “I don’t want Ross to change”
“i don’t want ross to change as a broadcaster, interviewer ross makes them interesting he makes the races interesting.” Said Dale Jr.