BUSCH: Bristol: Race winner interview

MATT KENSETH -17-Ameriquest Mortgage Ford Fusion (Finished 1st) YOUR FIRST BUSCH SERIES WIN HERE IN FIVE AND A HALF YEARS. "It's been a while. We've had some great cars here and just could never get it done for some reason, me being clumsy or...

MATT KENSETH -17-Ameriquest Mortgage Ford Fusion (Finished 1st)

YOUR FIRST BUSCH SERIES WIN HERE IN FIVE AND A HALF YEARS.

"It's been a while. We've had some great cars here and just could never get it done for some reason, me being clumsy or whatever was going on. But, it was a great race tonight. It was a really exciting race for the lead. I knew it was going to be exciting and I figured I'd get Kevin. We had way better tires and he wasn't going to make it easy, so I decided to try the outside and he didn't give me any room, but it was a heck of a battle."

DID YOU THINK THE PASS ON THE OUTSIDE WOULD STICK?

"Well, I was trying the high side a little bit on the restarts just to see what kind of grip was up there, but I dying to get high to get a run underneath him. Kevin is so good here that he knew that was coming, so he did a really good job of holding down the middle and protecting the bottom. I just figured I'd give it a try. Nobody was behind me and I didn't have much to lose, so I figured I'd go for it."

YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE FINAL RESTART.

"You hate cautions when you're leading and you'd like to just keep going, but our car was particularly strong on restarts tonight. I worried about spinning the tires a little bit, but other than that it was all good. Jimmy Fennig (crew chief) did a great job on this Ameriquest Fusion and I'm proud to have him back here in victory lane at Bristol. It's always a cool place."

YOUR THOUGHTS ON WINNING TOMORROW.

"I don't want to make any predictions, but we've got a lot of work tomorrow. I think we have a pretty good car, but you've got 500 laps of hard work and no mistakes to have a chance at it. I think we have a good car, but there's a lot of work in front of us."

-credit: ford racing

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