For a driver who’s just had his biggest win marred and his Nationwide points lead taken away by a NASCAR penalty, Austin Dillon was in a bubbly sort of so-what mood Thursday.

“I don’t think we’ll appeal any of it,” Dillon said with a hybrid little chuckle — part resignation to being nailed, part reckoning that it’s no big deal.

Besides, “It was our mulligan,” the 22-year-old grandson of team owner Richard Childress added.