St. Louis: Toyota teams race quotes, notes

Tundra drivers Johnny Benson (third) and Todd Bodine (fourth) scored top-five finishes Saturday...

Tundra drivers Johnny Benson (third) and Todd Bodine (fourth) scored top-five finishes Saturday afternoon in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (NCTS) race at Gateway International Raceway.

Mike Skinner (seventh) and Ted Musgrave (10th) also posted top-10 results for Toyota.

Toyota drivers Shane Sieg (13th), Terry Cook (17th), Chrissy Wallace (19th), Michael Annett (24th), Marc Mitchell (26th), Justin Marks (27th) and David Starr (28th) were also in the field.

With the finish, Benson maintained his lead in the unofficial NCTS point standings, now 94 points ahead of Ron Hornaday after 17 of 25 races.

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TODD BODINE, No. 30 Lumber Liquidators Toyota Tundra, Germain Racing
Finished: 4th

Did you feel at a disadvantage today with the new engine rules? "This new engine deal is ridiculous. If you don't beat them back to the throttle, you can't run with them on the straightaway. There were several times where I beat people off the corner, and they would draft up and almost pull out and pass me on the front straightaway. If I was behind them, I could barely run with them drafting. It's just totally ridiculous."

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DAVID STARR, No. 11 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra, Red Horse Racing
Finished: 28th

What happened to take you out of the race? "This Toyota Tundra was pretty awesome today. I got underneath Rick Crawford into turn one, and coming off two, it seemed like he came off the wall and came down on me. Instead of running into him, I tried to stay off him and we got the worst end of it. I'm just disappointed for my team. We were having a great run and were going to have a great finish. Instead of taking someone else out, I took myself out."

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MIKE SKINNER, No. 5 Toyota Tundra, Bill Davis Racing
Finished: 7th

TED MUSGRAVE, No. 59 Team ASE/Harris Trucking Toyota Tundra, HT Motorsports
Finished: 10th

SHANE SIEG, No. 51 Miccosukee Resorts Toyota Tundra, Billy Ballew Motorsports
Finished: 13th

TERRY COOK, No. 60 Wyler.com Toyota Tundra, Wyler Racing
Finished: 17th

CHRISSY WALLACE, No. 03 Germain Toyota Tundra, Germain Racing
Finished: 19th

MICHAEL ANNETT, No. 22 Pilot Travel Centers Toyota Tundra, Bill Davis Racing
Finished: 24th

MARC MITCHELL, No. 15 Hyprene-Ergon Toyota Tundra, Billy Ballew Motorsports
Finished: 26th

JUSTIN MARKS, No. 9 Construct Corps Toyota Tundra, Germain Racing
Finished: 27th

-credit: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Todd Bodine , Mike Skinner , David Starr , Johnny Benson , Ron Hornaday Jr. , Ted Musgrave , Terry Cook , Rick Crawford , Justin Marks , Shane Sieg , Michael Annett , Chrissy Wallace
Teams Germain Racing , Bill Davis Racing , Red Horse Racing