Sears Point: Toyota teams qualifying quotes, notes

This is the first time since the Oct. 2007 Talladega NSCS race that three Toyotas have qualified in the top-three and the three Toyotas come from three different teams. JOEY LOGANO, No. 20 Home Depot Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting ...

This is the first time since the Oct. 2007 Talladega NSCS race that three Toyotas have qualified in the top-three and the three Toyotas come from three different teams.

JOEY LOGANO, No. 20 Home Depot Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing
Starting Position: 12th

How do you feel about your qualifying run? "It was okay I guess. I left some out there. I screwed up getting off the corners. I kept making sure that I wasn't overdriving and slowed down enough to get into the corners. I did that I just would get back to the gas to early. I feel like two or maybe three-tenths off of turn four. I feel like I left a little bit off of there. It was a few different little things. I lost some up the hill. I'm sure everyone comes in and says they left some off the corner."

Did coming out here a few weeks ago and running a Late Model help you? "Oh, no doubt. Working with Chris Cook definitely helped – a big time plus for sure."

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DAVE BLANEY, No. 66 Prism Motorsports Toyota Camry, Prism Motorsports
Starting Position: 19th

ROBBY GORDON, No. 7 Menards-Jim Beam Toyota Camry, Robby Gordon Motorsports
Starting Position: 22nd

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DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing
Starting Position: 24th

How was your car in qualifying? "It's very similar to what it was in practice. I think we ran very similar. I'm fairly happy with it. I usually slow up quite a bit when it comes to qualifying here but we're proud of our whole FedEx Office team. We've been working hard today trying to get our car tightened up. We haven't gotten there yet and we have a few adjustments for tomorrow."

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JOE NEMECHEK, No. 87 Toyota Camry, NEMCO Motorsports
Starting Position: 31st

MAX PAPIS, No. 13 GEICO Toyota Camry, Germain Racing
Starting Position: 33rd

PJ JONES, No. 04 Jim Beam-Menards Toyota Camry, Robby Gordon Motorsports
Starting Position: 37th

PATRICK CARPENTIER, No. 55 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing
Starting Position: 38th

DAVID REUTIMANN, No. 00 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing
Starting Position: 42nd

SCOTT SPEED, No. 82 Red Bull Toyota Camry, Red Bull Racing Team
Starting Position: DNQ

BRIAN SIMO, No. 36 Toyota Camry, Tommy Baldwin Racing
Starting Position: DNQ

TOM HUBERT, No. 27 Lilly Trucking Toyota Camry, Kirk Shelmerdine Racing
Starting Position: DNQ

-credit: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Michael Waltrip , Robby Gordon , Kirk Shelmerdine , Chris Cook , Tommy Baldwin , Jim Beam
Teams Red Bull Racing , Germain Racing , Tommy Baldwin Racing , Michael Waltrip Racing , Joe Gibbs Racing , Robby Gordon Motorsports , Prism Motorsports , NEMCO Motorsports