But he did hand over his #44 UPS Camry with 34th place owner’s points - a critical accomplishment for his employer, Michael Waltrip Racing. DJ was the epitome of class to the end. Scene Daily had this quote…
“Well, it wasn’t the finish I would have liked,” Jarrett said. “I’m able to go out with the best sponsor in the business in UPS, and I would have liked to have had a better day for them, but I really can’t be too upset when you take into consideration the kind of career I have been fortunate to have.”
The win went to another of the classiest members of the NASCAR circus, Jeff Burton. Burton has been running around up front all year and the win at Bristol was no stunner. Maybe the fact that Jeff Burton was the driver to capture Chevrolet’s first 2008 victory was a surprise. Richard Childress Racing Impalas finished top three in a race led mostly by two Joe Gibbs’ Camrys.
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