MIKE SKINNER, No. 5 Bad Boy Mowers Toyota Tundra, Randy Moss Motorsports Finishing Position: 1st How special is this win for you? "There are just so many people that contribute to this thing at Randy Moss Motorsports. We got us one. It's...
No. 5 Bad Boy Mowers Toyota Tundra, Randy Moss Motorsports
Finishing Position: 1st
How special is this win for you?
"There are just so many people that contribute to this thing at Randy Moss Motorsports. We got us one. It's just really, really cool. We have a lot of effort going on here to build this whole program at Randy Moss Motorsports with Tayler (Malsam) and myself. We're just going to keep digging and hopefully we can get another one or two of these things before the year is out."
Are you surprised that this team won so early?
"Not really. If we would've been in front at Martinsville, they would've had to wreck us. We had a pretty good truck at Martinsville. Track position was so key. I said earlier that I think we finished a little better at Atlanta than we should have and worse at a few other places than we should have. Today, I thought we had about a fifth-place truck. The weather came into play. Whatever it did to the race track -- it freed our truck up a little bit and that Tundra was humming. Hat's off to Toyota and Tundra."
What has Eric Phillips (crew chief) meant to this team?
"Eric (Phillips, crew chief) has done a fantastic job with this thing. I have learned to shut my mouth a little bit as a driver, and he has learned how to deal with drivers like me, and it has been working well so far."
How is your 2009 season?
"It's just been wonderful with the guys starting as late as they did in the whole mix and changing manufacturers. They have two new drivers and as a team I think the guys at Randy Moss Motorsports have done a phenomenal job. It's a tribute to David Dollar (owner), Eric (Phillips, crew chief), Doug (Wolcott, No. 81 crew chief) and all those guys that worked all those late night shifts and around the clock to put it together. We've had some runs that we should have finished better than we did and we've had some runs where we probably shouldn't have finished as good as we did. It's been kind of 50-50 and balanced itself out so far."
-credit: toyoto motorsports