19th For Blake Koch In The No. 82 SilverSaver / Salt Life Dodge Challenger R/T At Daytona International SpeedwayPress Release
“I am so appreciative of my sponsors this weekend and my team. Everyone worked so hard and just to finish Daytona on the lead lap is a successful weekend,” explained Koch.
After starting 31st, Koch ran an excellent race, avoiding the many on track skirmishes and keeping his car intact for the final run to the finish. Running 10th with only a few laps to go, Blake was in position to earn his first career top-10 finish.
“I made a few mistakes trying to better my track position late in the race but I will take a top-20. I am not too sure when the next time I will be back on the track, but when I do, I will be ready.”
Blake’s 19th place run at Daytona Friday night marked the 11th top-20 run of his NASCAR Nationwide Series career. It was also his 24th, top-25 finish.
Fans can keep up with Blake on his website at www.blakekoch.com or on twitter @blakekochracing.
- Blake Koch Motorsports Press Release
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