"We came here this weekend with the goal of gaining as much experience at Daytona International Speedway as possible in the No. 21 Eat Sleep Race Chevrolet. We were able to qualify sixth, which was a great start for my first Daytona International Speedway NASCAR Xfinity Series start. Early in Stage 1, we were involved in an on-track incident that caused us to have concerns about the brakes and damage to the left-front fender. We pitted a couple of times for repairs and the No. 21 Eat Sleep Race team did a great job repairing the damage and getting us back on track. We restarted the race one lap down in 35th and worked hard to put ourselves in position to earn the Lucky Dog at the end of Stage 1. The Eat Sleep Race Chevy remained really strong in the draft so we just tried to save our equipment so that we could put ourselves in a good position for the end of the race. Working with my teammate, Tyler Reddick, we were able to race to as high as fifth in the race. Unfortunately, we were one of 14 cars involved in a pileup with 13 laps to go and even though we made repairs the damage was just too great to finish the race. I'm disappointed with our finish because we had a really fast car, but it's awesome to be able to get more experience at Daytona. I can't thank everyone at RCR and Eat Sleep Race enough."