Dover: Dennis Setzer preview

News and Notes: The North Carolina native will make his 17th NASCAR start at Dover this weekend. He has eight previous NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and eight NASCAR Nationwide Series starts on the Monster Mile. He scored top-10 finishes in...

News and Notes:

The North Carolina native will make his 17th NASCAR start at Dover this weekend. He has eight previous NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and eight NASCAR Nationwide Series starts on the Monster Mile. He scored top-10 finishes in the truck series at the one mile oval in 2000 and 2003.

Setzer will pilot "Viper" this weekend at Dover. It is the Dodge Ram's second race this season. He drove this particular chassis to a seventh place finish at Lowe's Motor Speedway earlier this month.

Former team driver Chad Chaffin scored his first NCTS victory at Dover in 2004 in the No. 18 BHR Dodge. Since 2002 BHR has scored six top-five finishes at the famous one-mile oval.

Setzer Still Winning for Dodge 10 Years Later: "Dodge took a big jump into the truck series when it first got started. It was a brand new series that we didn't know a lot of information about or where it was going. If it wasn't for manufactures like Dodge who were willing to "get their feet wet" in a new series I wouldn't be where I am today. When I first climbed behind the wheel of a truck for competition in 1995 it was a Dodge. In fact I scored my first truck series victory three years later in a Dodge Ram and scored four more victories in that same ride over the course of the next three seasons. When I was asked to drive for BHR full time this season I was excited about our chances on returning to victory lane. In just seven races at the end of last season we had come a long way and I knew with the right situation we could do it. After our win in Martinsville earlier this season I came upon a unique statistic; every time I run a full season in a Dodge truck we go to victory lane. It means a lot to me that I can start my career with Dodge behind me and continue winning for them 10 years later."

-credit: bhr

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