NASCAR CEO Brian France met with the media on Saturday morning at Charlotte Motor Speedway and was asked if NASCAR had learned anything in the wake of the discussion surrounding the sanctioning body's decision to fine Denny Hamlin after the Phoenix race.
As you have undoubtedly read numerous times before, Hamlin said "I don't want to be the pessimist, but it did not race as good as our Generation 5 cars."
"This is more like what the Generation 5 was at the beginning," he continued. "The teams hadn't figured out how to get the aero balance right. Right now, you just run single-file and you cannot get around the guy in front of you. You would have placed me in 20th-place with 30 (laps) to go, I would have stayed there — I wouldn't have moved up. It's just one of those things where track position is everything."Read More »from Brian France says drivers supported decision to fine Denny Hamlin; Hamlin disagrees