Ron Hornaday, Jr. will Start Seventh in Tomorrow's Mountain Dew 250 Fueled by Winn-Dixie for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series at Talladega Superspeedway Talladega, AL - Ron Hornaday, Jr., No. 33 Camping World Silverado, led 14 Team Chevy ...
Ron Hornaday, Jr. will Start Seventh in Tomorrow's Mountain Dew 250 Fueled by Winn-Dixie for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series at Talladega Superspeedway
Talladega, AL - Ron Hornaday, Jr., No. 33 Camping World Silverado, led 14 Team Chevy Silverado drivers in qualifying for the Mountain Dew 250 Fueled by Winn-Dixie for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series at Talladega Superspeedway. The two-time and defending champion will roll-off seventh in tomorrow's race.
The 94-lap/250.04-mile race will take the green flag Saturday at 4:00 p.m. (EDT) with live coverage on SPEED, MRN Radio and Sirius Satellite radio.
RON HORNADAY, JR., NO. 33 CAMPING WORLD SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 7th:
"We just have to keep Johnny (Benson) in sight. Rick Ren and all the guys at KHI have done a great job with this Camping World Chevy Silverado this weekend. Heck, I don't know, but that is the best qualifying that I have ever had here so we'll see. Hopefully it will run in the top-ten and we'll be alright. We just have to keep Johnny in our sights all day and we'll race him at the end of these races. I was real happy with the truck. Rick Ren and the guys made great changes on the truck and I think that will help a little bit. It just shows how this teamwork works. They are a lot of fun and these trucks draft up so fast, so we'll see what we can do."
MATT CRAFTON, NO. 88 MENARDS/SUPER CLEAN SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 12th: LOOKS LIKE YOU GUYS HAVE A PRETTY GOOD TRUCK FOR TOMORROW? "Yeah, that's the way it rolled off the trailer and that lap was pretty much what it made in a simulated qualifying run on the very first time off the trailer. At least we backed it up and we just made a few adjustments yesterday during practice to make our Menards Silverado pretty good for the race.
YOU HAVE A TEAMMATE AND SOME OTHER CHEVROLET DRIVERS TO HELP YOU IN THE DRAFT TOMORROW TO GET TO THE FRONT, CORRECT? "Yes, my teammate definitely worked together with me yesterday and I was really, really surprised about how both our Chevy's worked together and pushed to the front. Actually I could push him to the front better than he could push me. But we'll just have to wait till the last lap to decide that."
T.J. BELL, JR., NO. 7 HOME 4 THE HOLIDAYS/HEATHCLIFF'S SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 24th:
"Not much from qualifying. We changed everything from last night. We weren't the best but our TRG guys took this Chevy Silverado and have done a really, really good job of getting this thing ready and hopefully we'll get really comfortable in the draft. I would like to start up front but it doesn't look like we are going to so we'll just get ready to go racing tomorrow."
OTHER SILVERADO QUALIFIERS:
JACK SPRAGUE, NO. 2 AMERICAN COMMERCIAL LINES SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 19th:
LANDON CASSILL, NO. 81 NATIONAL GUARD SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 25th:
CHAD MCCUMBEE, NO. 8 MALCOLMSON CONSTRUCTION SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 21st:
JEFF GREEN, NO. 40 KEY MOTORSPORTS SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 28th:
SHELBY HOWARD, NO. 13 FARMPAINT.COM SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 14th:
SEAN MURPHY, NO. 07 ASI LIMITED SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 22nd:
NORM BENNING, NO. 0 ASI LIMITED SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 29th:
RICHARD JOHNS, NO. 89 LAFFERTY PERFORMANCE SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 33rd:
JUSTIN HOBGOOD, NO. 53 GEORGIA BEEF BOARD SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 32nd:
WAYNE EDWARDS, NO. 28 SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 30th:
BRYAN SILAS, NO. 48 D.R. HORTON-AMERICAN'S BUILDER SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 31st:
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