Austin Dillon and the #3 were back on top of the speed charts at Daytona testing. It’s been the first time that car has run that fast since Dale drove it.
This is the first time the Childress cars have been competative in many years. Paul Menard’s car was fast in the test too. However, Ryan Newman was sluggish.
This could be a big year for this team, or possibly just a big year for Austin Dillon. Most likely Childress will funnel most of the resources to his team because he’s the grandson. The other two teams may suffer as a result. Perhaps it won’t be that way though. Only time will tell. However, in the last two years, the Childress Cup cars have been terrible. Meanwhile whatever car Austin is driving is excellent. Even his teammates did not run as well as him.
It’ll be fun to watch.