Toyota quotes, notes 2009-10-15

October 12 - 18, 2009 Toyota Talk: DeLoach Impressed with Tundra Test NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: In 20 NCWTS races in 2009, Toyota Tundra drivers have combined for 11 wins (Todd Bodine -- Daytona and Texas; Busch -- California, Atlanta, Bristol,...

October 12 - 18, 2009
Toyota Talk:

DeLoach Impressed with Tundra Test

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: In 20 NCWTS races in 2009, Toyota Tundra drivers have combined for 11 wins (Todd Bodine -- Daytona and Texas; Busch -- California, Atlanta, Bristol, Chicagoland and New Hampshire; Mike Skinner -- Kansas, Iowa and Gateway; and Brian Scott -- Dover), 51 top-fives and 108 top-10 finishes ... Tundra drivers in the top-10 in the point standings are Skinner (third), Scott (fourth), Bodine (sixth), Timothy Peters (ninth) and David Starr (10th) ... The next NCWTS race on the schedule is at Martinsville Speedway, Oct. 24.

TOM DELOACH, Team Owner, Red Horse Racing

How impressed were you with Nelson Piquet Jr. and Vitor Meira at the test at Motor Mile Speedway? "I was really impressed with both drivers. I anticipated that it would take a lot longer for them to get accustomed to the trucks once they started, and that they would be really hard on brakes. With his IndyCar experience, we figured Vitor (Meira) would be more comfortable on the oval, but both drivers really adapted well. We made some changes to the trucks in hopes to give each driver certain feelings in the truck, and they both explained exactly what feedback we were expecting. Both drivers have very impressive skill sets, and they really exceeded my expectations for the first time in a Camping World Truck Series Tundra."

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Todd Bodine , Mike Skinner , David Starr , Nelson Piquet Jr. , Timothy Peters , Brian Scott , Vitor Meira
Teams Red Horse Racing