Homestead: GM teams race quotes, notes

HOMESTEAD, FL - The NASCAR Craftsman Truck season sped to a close at Homestead-Miami Speedway with Joe Nemechek, No. 46 Ginn Clubs and Resorts Silverado taking honors at the top-finishing Chevy. Nemechek and fellow Morgan-Dollar Motorsports ...

HOMESTEAD, FL - The NASCAR Craftsman Truck season sped to a close at Homestead-Miami Speedway with Joe Nemechek, No. 46 Ginn Clubs and Resorts Silverado taking honors at the top-finishing Chevy.

Nemechek and fellow Morgan-Dollar Motorsports driver, Dennis Setzer, No. 85 FlexFuel E85 Silverado, scored top-10 finishes in tonight's Ford 200.

Mark Martin (Ford) won the race followed by Brendan Gaughn (Dodge), Erik Darnell (Ford), Bobby Hamilton, Jr. (Dodge) and Jack Sprague (Toyota) to complete the top-five.

Ron Hornaday, Jr., No. 33 AES HR Solutions Silverado, finished the season seventh in the season-ending points standing.

Year-end manufacturers' standings are: Toyota - 173 points (12 wins); Ford - 160 points (8 wins); Chevrolet 127 points (5 wins) and Dodge 88 points (0) wins.

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JOE NEMECHEK, No. 46 Ginn Clubs and Resorts Silverado, Qualified 4th, Finished 6h:

"Man we were awesome until that last set of tires then we just got tight tight. I sure love driving in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series in this Silverado. I can't say enough for Eric Phillips (crew chief), his crew and everyone at Morgan-Dollar Motorsports. It is just a ton of a lot of fun.

"We were a little tight at the start of the race but the guys made good adjustments and we were strong in the middle part. But a good night over all for us."

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DENNIS SETZER, No. 85 E85 FlexFuel Silverado, Qualified 24th, Finished 9th:

"It was an impressive call Randy Goss (crew chief) made to go with fuel only and no tires. Just shows he is a championship caliber crew chief to make a call like that and gain us about 10 spots. We came out of here with a top-10 for our FlexFuel E85 Silverado, I am proud of those guys. Great stops all-night and great call by the crew chief.

"We were really loose early and made some adjustments during the race, got it pretty good there in the middle part of the race. It was about the best we ran. When we didn't get tires there, I was just riding it out, we got a little tight there at the end with 70 laps on the tires. Still pretty impressive run."

OTHER SILVERADO FINISHERS

MATT CRAFTON, No. 88 Menards/Energizer Silverado, Qualified 21st, Finished 12th

CHAD MCCUMBEE, No. 08 The GPS Store/Garmin Silverado, Qualified 22nd, Finished 13th

RON HORNADAY, No. 33 AES HR Solutions Silverado, Qualified 27th, Finished 14th

KERRY EARNHARDT, No. 13 National Pork Board Silverado, Qualified 33rd, Finished 19th

SHANE HUFFMAN, No. 40 Key Motorsports Silverado, Qualified 26th, Finished 20th

MIKE WALLACE, No. 15 Miccousukee Resorts/GEICO Silverado, Qualified 20th, Finished 22nd

ARIC ALMIROLA, No. 75 Spears Manufacturing Silverado, Qualified 9th, Finished 23rd

CASEY KINGSLAND, No. 7 Hooters Energy Drink Silverado, Qualified 36th, Finished 28th

JOHN MICKEL, No. 07 Dudman Group/DSI Group Silverado, Qualified 35th, Finished 29th

MIKE BLISS, No. 16 Xpress Motorsports/Strutmasters.com Silverado, Qualified 11th, Finished 30th

-credit: gm racing

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Bobby Hamilton , Joe Nemechek , Ron Hornaday Jr. , Jack Sprague , Dennis Setzer , Mark Martin