“We are trying to figure out what really happened because I had no sign of loose and certainly spun out and crashed,” he said. “Loose was not in the characteristics of the car, and then I end up spinning out and going in. It would be nice to figure out why so we know.”
At least Johnson’s latest problem at MIS came up before the start of the actual race. He was able to practice with the backup car a bit Saturday and remains confident heading into Sunday’s 400-mile, 200-lap run.
“Very good backup car,” he said. “Went out and put down an eight- or 10-lap run there at the end that I would put up against anybody’s time.”