Dover: GM teams race quotes, notes

DOVER, DELAWARE -- May 30, 2008 -- Kevin Harvick, Inc. teammates Jack Sprague, No. 2 American Commercial Lines Silverado and Ron Hornaday, No. 33 Camping World Silverado finished second and third respectively in the AAA Insurance 200 at Dover ...

DOVER, DELAWARE -- May 30, 2008 -- Kevin Harvick, Inc. teammates Jack Sprague, No. 2 American Commercial Lines Silverado and Ron Hornaday, No. 33 Camping World Silverado finished second and third respectively in the AAA Insurance 200 at Dover International Speedway. Matt Crafton, No. 88 Menards/Pittsburgh Paints Silverado finished fifth.

The strong runs kept Chevrolet atop the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (NCTS) Manufacturers' standing with eight races in the record books.

Crafton moved to second in the driver standings, just 20 points down from the leader, with Hornaday in third, only four points behind Crafton. Sprague jumped five positions and now sits sixth.

The race was won by Scott Speed. Travis Kvapil was fourth.

The next race for Team Chevy Silverado in the NCTS is June 6 at Texas Motor Speedway.

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RON HORNADAY, NO. 33 CAMPING WORLD SILVERADO, FINISHED 3RD:

"We broke a header or something, we lost a little power. It is a shame; these guys did an awesome job. Rick Ren, and everybody at KHI (Kevin Harvick, Inc.), Camping World, Roadloans.com, you name it, it takes a lot. This is so cool, with Chevrolet's support. If there is a problem under the hood, it sounds like a broken header, we just had no power. They could pull me down the straightaway, but the thing was so fast through the corners. That is when these things are fun to drive. We just needed a good finish, I had to pull down for Jack (Sprague) and let him go, we don't need another wreck. We had one two weeks in a row and we don't need another one. Good points day. I guess we have to look at the points count, cause they took a lot from us, we will go on. We just have to thank a lot of people. This is cool, RVs.com, VFW and everybody. This is what it is all about. I have to thank Chevrolet. Mark (Smith, engine builder) will figure it out, and we will win one of these for him."

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JACK SPRAGUE, NO. 2 AMERCIAN COMMERCIAL LINES SILVERADO, FINISHED 2nd:

"It was a good run, the guys did a great job. The American Commercial Lines Chevrolet was pretty decent, just a little too tight in the middle. The adjustments they made during the race actually helped the truck. I was really hauling butt before that last caution came out. I thought man, I got a shot at this thing. Then the caution came out, I thought well, I knew Hornaday had a problem but I could barely outrun him with a sour motor. I thought I might have a really good shot at Speed (Scott) then they threw the green, I got really tight again. You know, second is great, but dammit, I want to win."

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MATT CRAFTON, NO. 88 MENARDS/PITTSBURGH PAINTS SILVERADO, FINISHED 5TH:

"It was a good day for our Menards/Pittsburgh Paints Chevy Silverado was really good. I was good for the long runs, but lost that a little at the end. We were awesome at the beginning of the race. We took off and drove from 16th to 2nd and everybody kept working on their trucks and making them better and better and they kept catching us as they were going. There at the end, it was all about track position. The top-five trucks the class of the field, you just had to be in clean air. I am happy for Scott Speed, he had a good truck, but once he got in clean air, he was great. I can't thank the guys on my team enough."

-credit: gm racing

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Kevin Harvick , Jack Sprague , Matt Crafton , Scott Speed , Travis Kvapil