Las Vegas: Chad Chaffin preview

Winning Fashion: "I know we can get back to victory lane. The thing about winning races is I can't put a number on how many times I will win because I didn't expect to win Dover or IRP. We go into every race thinking we can win and you have to ...

Winning Fashion: "I know we can get back to victory lane. The thing about winning races is I can't put a number on how many times I will win because I didn't expect to win Dover or IRP. We go into every race thinking we can win and you have to position yourself for it. The last few races we have not been in that position. If we can get the Dickies Dodge luck turned back around and things go our way, we could win two or three of these final races. We have to get our focus back on winning. BHR will soon be back to its dominating fashion. In this sport you can't predict a lot of things, but I am confident in my guys and that we're going to be competitive enough to be in a position to win one race or two or more this season."

Sin City: "Las Vegas is full of excitement and a great city to visit. I enjoy driving on the 1.5-mile tri-oval as much as I like to see the bright lights on the Vegas strip. Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Charlotte are the tracks in which pioneered the construction of the 1.5-mile ovals in the sport. Tracks such as Kansas, Chicago and Kentucky were designed based on the success of Charlotte and Vegas. The track provides lots of room to race and I am ready to get back to finishing in the top 10. We have been mired in bad luck the past few weeks and our trucks have not been where we need them to be. The guys have been working hard with engineers and doubling checking all of our trucks for any help they can find to use. I am confident we can turn our luck around this weekend and start a new top-10 streak."

Sponsorship Horizons: "Dickies announced last week they would sponsor the fall Nextel Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway in 2005. Dickies is making a long term commitment to motorsports and NASCAR. Sponsoring the Nextel Cup race is an opportunity for Dickies to reach even more fans that follow racing. They have the ability to maximize the suites and entertain their clients in a different light. Dickies is a great sponsor to work with and is continuing to grow with the sport."

Notes:

* Chad is racing Rambo at Las Vegas. It is a brand new in-house chassis from BHR that Chaffin raced at Richmond (22) and Nashville (12) earlier this season.

* Chaffin finished 18th at LVMS last season.

One-Day Show: "NASCAR is really making a statement with the one-day shows. This weekend we head to Vegas which could very easily been run as a two-day show, but they are running it like the one-day format. We used to only do the one-day shows at short tracks, but now we do it about everywhere we go. I don't mind the one-day format, but it has taken some getting used to. If the truck isn't running well I prefer the way it used to be with a Happy Hour and race the following day. It gives my Crew Chief Kip McCord and I time to work things out. However if I unload and the Dickies Dodge is really fast, then I love the one-day shows because it doesn't give everybody else a chance to catch up. We've done pretty well both ways. It just depends on how well you're running right off the bat. I think it's harder on the crews than it is the driver doing everything in one day, but it really is fair for everybody racing in the series."

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Drivers Chad Chaffin