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KASEY KAHNE (No. 9 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge Avenger) "We had our best run of the year in our Dodge Avenger today and learned a lot more about the car. We led laps, ran in the top-10 most of the race and made some good adjustments during the day.

KASEY KAHNE (No. 9 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge Avenger)

"We had our best run of the year in our Dodge Avenger today and learned a lot more about the car. We led laps, ran in the top-10 most of the race and made some good adjustments during the day. That had us in position for a top-10 finish at the end. We've made significant improvements this weekend. We have a better handle on the Avenger and what we have to do to make it better."

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SCOTT RIGGS (No. 10 Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge Avenger)

"We went the wrong way on our first adjustments and that got us a little behind. The guys did a great job on pit road, and it looked like we were going to come home with a decent finish. But it was a tough call on whether or not to take tires there at the end. We didn't and everyone behind us did, so we ended up loosing some spots that way. Still we moved closer to the top 35 in points today so that's a step in the right direction."

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KURT BUSCH (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Avenger)

"I raced the guy all day long and for some reason he just didn't give an inch. We raced about 15 laps there side by side and I had about 90 percent of my car past him and he wrecked me flat out. I was maybe not clear by a few inches, but he bumped me on another restart, he hit me on another restart. I have no idea what Tony Stewart had for us today. He finally wrecked me. He got accomplished what he wanted to do. I'm still very confused by it.

"We were racing real well, 10-15 laps side by side. My car was just inching on him. He hit me on a couple of other restarts. I really don't know what he was all about today. He didn't give an inch. I saw a ton of cars stack up in the mirror behind us, which meant we were racing way too hard. He didn't want to give an inch. He hit me on the restarts twice. I think he got his mission accomplished. I have no idea (if this stemmed from something else), but I know that he hit us so many times today mission accomplished for Tony.

"I wanted to make a point, but when you make a point like that it always ends up making it worse. It was my fault for doing that. The issue was out on the racetrack. It was not on pit road."

-credit: dodge motorsports

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Tony Stewart