Andy Lally looking to win at Kansas II

TRG Motorsports press release

TRG Looking To Win Big In Hollywood Casino 400

Andy Lally, TRG Motorsports Ford
Andy Lally, TRG Motorsports Ford

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Mooresville, N.C. (October 6, 2011) - The No. 71 Interstate Moving Services Ford Fusion will take the yellow brick road to Kansas this weekend for the running of the Hollywood Casino 400. The team will look to continue its progress in NASCAR's Owner's Point Standings.

Andy Lally is coming off of a 33rd place effort last weekend at Dover. NASCAR's top rookie earned a 31st place finish in his Kansas debut earlier this season.

"The finish we earned last week doesn't properly reflect our effort. It wasn't a terrible week, but I was hoping to do a little better. Track position proved to be important and we were caught in several positions we didn't want to be in. I'm looking forward to returning to Kansas. The track has a reputation for being the site of several fuel mileage races, and our team has been getting pretty good fuel mileage the past two weeks. Kansas has wide sweeping corners and multiple grooves to run, which make it a really fun track to race at."

Team owner Kevin Buckler continues to emphasize the importance of gaining points as the season winds down.

"We didn't have the best run last week, but we had a good points week compared to the teams we are racing. I know saying top-35 over and over again can seem redundant, but it is our goal and focus right now. The season is winding down and we are really looking to put together a strong run and show everyone what we are capable of launching into a strong 2012. Andy has done a terrific job this season and is really learning this sport. We will be looking for a solid finish and another strong points day this weekend at Kansas."

Crew Chief Doug Richert has earned a pair of top-5 finishes in five career races at Kansas. Richert will be a co-host of this week's NASCAR Performance episode, which will air Sunday at 1:30 p.m. ET on SPEED.

"The Ford camp has typically run well at Kansas. It's the end of the season and a lot of teams are stepping it up and we are looking to do the same. Andy is getting a lot better at figuring out what he wants out of the car. We will look to put together a quality run this weekend and continue to win in the points battle."

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