The 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship came down to the wire in Saturday night's Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Throughout much of the race, it looked as if Sam Hornish Jr. was in control of of his destiny and on track to his first NASCAR title, but Austin Dillon refused to give in.
When a late-race caution flew for an incident between Regan Smith, Jeremy Clements and Mike Wallace, the entire complexion of the race and the championship battle changed.
The incident left a lot of debris and fluid on the track, causing a lengthy cleanup for track officials. However, instead of stopping the cars and throwing the red flag, NASCAR opted to leave the caution out and ran 12 laps under yellow.
As the laps clicked away, Hornish's chances to regain the points lead dwindled, and so did the patience of the NASCAR Twittersphere. For many drivers, fans and industry insiders, the thought of running so many laps under caution was unbelievable.Keep Reading...