Pontiac Racing quotes - qualifying, Bristol

<B>Bobby Labonte</B>, No. 18 Interstate Batteries Pontiac Grand Prix: On His Run "That was pretty good. We made a few changes and they must have helped out." Did Your Test A Couple Weeks Back Help You Today? "A little bit. I ...

<B>Bobby Labonte</B>, No. 18 Interstate Batteries Pontiac Grand Prix:
On His Run
"That was pretty good. We made a few changes and they must have helped out."

Did Your Test A Couple Weeks Back Help You Today?
"A little bit. I think we did everything at the test that we probably didn't need to do, so we came back with a little different thought process. We spent two day figuring out that we weren't quite as good as we needed to be, so we had to come back with something a little different. For that reason, it helped us because otherwise we would have come back with the thought process that we had during the test, which wasn't all that bad, but it wasn't as good as we needed to be."

How Do You Feel About Sunday?
"Not too bad. Now that we've got a good starting spot I think we'll be pretty fair."

<B>Ken Schrader</B>, No. 36 M&M'S Pontiac Grand Prix:
On Picking Up So Much From Lap One To Lap Two
"I screwed up the first lap. I just missed my marks, so I knew I had to hit her the second lap.

Did You Expect To Qualify That Well?
"These guys have changed everything on this car today. We unloaded at like 42nd or 43rd quickest, and it was a long day. We made a lot of changes. We were shooting for 15th when we qualified and thought that would be solid."

<B>Ron Hornaday</B>, No. 14 Conseco Pontiac Grand Prix:
On His Day
"I can't tell you. I don't know what is going on. We were looking at the RPM. We thought we would put some more gear in to qualify and it looks like it slowed us down. I don't know if I'm just whoaing the car up too much getting in or what. But the times are so close here at Bristol, we're still scratching our heads."

<B>Johnny Benson</B>, No. 10 Valvoline Pontiac Grand Prix:
On His Lap
"Well, we won't go home, but that isn't any good. We really didn't want to be on the backstretch again like we were last spring, but I guess that's what we'll have to deal with now. We'll see. Anything can happen."

<B>Kenny Wallace</B>, No. 27 Eel River Racing Pontiac Grand Prix:
On Slowing Down A Bit From Practice To Qualifying
"My car was tighter. We changed some air pressures and maybe we shouldn't have done that. We went a tenth [of a second] slower, so it's a little disappointing. But, hey, Sunday is a long day. We'll see what we get out of it."

-GM Racing Communications

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Bobby Labonte , Ken Schrader , Kenny Wallace , Johnny Benson , Ron Hornaday Jr.