Winston Open: Burton - Open winners interview

JEFF BURTON - No. 99 CITGO Taurus - WINNER'S INTERVIEW "It's over. It's time to go onto the next race. We've got a fast race car and we need to try to take advantage of it tonight. It's wild. I expected it to be wild and it is wild, so it's...

JEFF BURTON - No. 99 CITGO Taurus - WINNER'S INTERVIEW

"It's over. It's time to go onto the next race. We've got a fast race car and we need to try to take advantage of it tonight. It's wild. I expected it to be wild and it is wild, so it's gonna be even more wild this race but that's what I want. I'm ready to get into it and get going."

HOW MUCH WILL THOSE 30 LAPS HELP IN THE WINSTON? "We know what our car is gonna do. I've always said if you can find a way to get in after the Open, it should be a little bit of an advantage, but there's a lot of stuff to get through and a lot of really good cars in this next race. There were a lot of good cars in that last race, so we've got our work cut out for us."

HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT BEING IN THE WINSTON NOW? "It means a lot to be in The Winston. It's our all-star event and not to be in it is not a good thing. We've really been agonizing over the fact that we weren't in The Winston for the right reasons and we did a great job today. It's a brand new car and our guys did a great job getting it ready. This race is over. It's time to go onto the next one and we've got some work ahead of us to get done. We've got a fast car, now we've got to go see if we can get it done."

CAN YOU TALK ABOUT GOING THREE-WIDE IN TURN ONE ON THAT FIRST LAP OF THE FINAL SEGMENT? "I didn't even know who made it three-wide, I just knew it was three-wide and all I could do was kind of hold my position and hope for the best. That's what you have to do in these kind of races. They held back and got a run on us. That's OK. Racing is racing and you've got to do what you've got to do, but I just had to hold my line and hope for the best."

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