"It happened so quick," said Dillon, the grandson of car owner Richard Childress and the first driver entrusted to drive the famed No. 3 that had been out of use since Dale Earnhardt's fatal 2001 crash at Daytona.
"I think our speeds are too high, I really do," he said. "I think everybody can get good racing with lower speeds, and we can work on that and then figure out a way to keep cars on the ground. We're fighting hard to make the racing good; I hope fans enjoy all that. We don't, but that's your job. You go out there and you hold it wide open to the end, checkers or wrecker, and hope you make it through."