“Overrated, Silver spoon” NASCAR Twitter reacts to Ryan Blaney’s playoff entry upsetting Martin Truex Jr.


“Overrated, Silver spoon” NASCAR Twitter reacts to Ryan Blaney’s playoff entry upsetting Martin Truex Jr.

Ryan Blaney in Daytona

Austin Dillon, a driver with RCR, narrowly made it to the finish line and the playoffs in a decisive manner, with teammate Tyler Reddick playing a significant role. Other than the remarkable or disappointing race outcome, depending on whom you ask, Ryan Blaney’s selection for the playoffs over Martin Truex Jr. was another notable aspect of the race.

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Truex Jr. and Blaney found themselves in a difficult and unpleasant scenario. Despite not having a victory this year, they both finished in the top 10 in the championship standings due to their consistency. But the pair’s consistency wasn’t enough; their 16th victory that wasn’t one of the two resulted in one of them missing the playoff, which took place in Daytona.

Following the crash on lap 31, which caused significant damage, Truex was riding around the front Toyota pack and was being repeatedly passed by Blaney as he tried to catch up. However, after the final restart of the race following the rain delay, the All-Star race winner found himself in the proper configuration and was able to outrun the No. 19 driver who was losing out on the draught.

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How did NASCAR Twitter react to Ryan Blaney’s playoff entry?

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NASCAR twitter had a mixed reaction to Ryan Blaney’s playoff entry, while some fans were happy with the fact that Ryan Blaney’s consistency paid off for him. There are also negative and critical comments coming Blaney’s way, as some were not fond of the way the Penske driver got into the playoff at the cost of Martin Truex Jr.

Who deserved the playoff spot the most, Blaney or Truex Jr.?

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