No. 99 Roush Racing team message to US Troops

Huntersville, N.C. (March 18, 2003) -- As the United States draws closer to war, the No. 99 CITGO Racing team wanted to send their wishes to all the troops both at home and overseas. Here is what they had to say: Jeff Burton , driver of the No.

Huntersville, N.C. (March 18, 2003) -- As the United States draws closer to war, the No. 99 CITGO Racing team wanted to send their wishes to all the troops both at home and overseas. Here is what they had to say:

Jeff Burton , driver of the No. 99 CITGO Ford
"Our well wishes go out to all the troops and their families in this time of crisis. We appreciate all you do for our great country to keep us safe and allow us to live freely. Stay safe and come home soon."

Pierre Kuettel , car chief
"Take no prisoners. We're extremely proud of you. You're living up to your duty for your country which is commendable."

Eric Slade , shock specialist/catch can
"You will always be in our thoughts and prayers and I hope all of you come home safe. We appreciate what you are doing more than words can say."

Joe Wernert , truck driver
"I hope everyone comes home safe and carries out a safe mission. We appreciate all you do to defend our country. God Bless America."

Richard Boyles , rear tire changer
"My grandfather was in WWII on Iwo Jima in the fourth Marines so I'm a big supporter of our military and their efforts overseas. Our thoughts and prayers are with the troops and their families and we hope they come home quickly and safely."

Jack Hickman , tire specialist/second truck driver
"Thank you to all the troops for all that they do. We support you 100% and hope you come home soon. Best wishes to them and their families."

Hal Ralston , engineer
"Take care of business and get home soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with you."

Al Allen , fabricator
"Thank you for all that you do. I'm really proud of each and every one of you. We are praying for you and your families. I hope this is over soon so they can get back to their families."

Ross Owen , fabricator
"I have all the confidence in the world that you will do your job and accomplish what you were sent over there to do. I'm praying for you and your families."

Andy Ward , pit coach
"Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We support you 100% and hopefully what we do on Sunday's will inspire you the same way you inspire us."

Roush Racing is a subsidiary of Livonia, Michigan, based Roush Industries that operates nine motorsports teams; five in NASCAR Winston Cup with drivers Mark Martin, Jeff Burton, Matt Kenseth, Kurt Busch and Greg Biffle; two in the Busch Series with Stanton Barrett and Burton; and two in the Craftsman Truck Series with drivers Jon Wood and Carl Edwards.

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jeff Burton , Matt Kenseth , Greg Biffle , Kurt Busch , Jon Wood , Stanton Barrett , Carl Edwards , Mark Martin