Todd Bodine fell victim to another driver's apparent impatience Saturday at Martinsville Speedway, and his No. 13 SealMaster Toyota's potential was ultimately borne out by a come-backing 11th-place finish in the Kroger 250.
When Bodine was spun out by Kevin Harvick as the pair went into Turn 3 on the 229th lap it created the scenario that not only enabled Bodine's ThorSport Racing teammate Johnny Sauter to make the winning move in his No. 98 Carolina Nut Co. / Curb Records Toyota, it also facilitated their third teammate, Matt Crafton's charge into second in his No. 88 Rip It Energy Fuel / Menards Tundra.
But Bodine took away a big-picture view and it centered on crew chief Jeriod Prince and his double-duty team, which also fields ThorSport's ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship-leading Toyota Camry for Frank Kimmel.
"I'm very impressed with Jeriod and all his guys," Bodine said. "For just coming in here and working with a...