MARCOS AMBROSE -- No. 59 Kingsford Charcoal Ford Fusion (Finished 30th) YOU'RE RUNNING TO THE CAR TO GET BACK OUT THERE AREN'T YOU. "Yeah, it's good to go. I just couldn't get pushed off." WHAT HAPPENED TO CAUSE THE WRECK? "I'm not sure. I...
MARCOS AMBROSE -- No. 59 Kingsford Charcoal Ford Fusion (Finished 30th)
YOU'RE RUNNING TO THE CAR TO GET BACK OUT THERE AREN'T YOU. "Yeah, it's good to go. I just couldn't get pushed off." WHAT HAPPENED TO CAUSE THE WRECK? "I'm not sure. I just got hit in the quarter panel and spun out. I thought I had it saved at the bottom, but the motor stalled out and I just went back up in the pack."
WE COULD SEE THE REAR WHEELS SPINNING, BUT YOU JUST COULDN'T GET OFF THE 1 CAR. "No, there was nowhere for me to go. I need two wheels and a wagon."
NOTE: AMBROSE EMERGED FROM THE INFIELD CARE CENTER ON THE RUN IN ORDER TO GET BACK IN HIS CAR AND REJOIN THE RACE.
MATT KENSETH -- No. 17 Roush Fenway Ford Fusion (Finished 3rd)
"It was OK. We ran all right. We didn't run great and we didn't run bad. We had to get track position there and got two tires and hung on to third."
WHAT DID YOU LEARN TODAY THAT MIGHT HELP TOMORROW? "Really nothing with that COT car. The only thing we did was have some fun today. There was some great competition out there and it was a great race. Those other cars are, at least for me so far, miserable at tracks like this and these real flat tracks. They just don't turn and don't do anything you want them to, so I didn't learn much today but I did get to have some fun."
STEPHEN LEICHT -- No. 90 Citifinancial Ford Fusion (Finished 25th)
"We've got our mile-and-a-half speedway stuff really good. We've got our superspeedway stuff awesome and on the road courses we're awesome, the only place we're struggling right now is short tracks. These flat short tracks we cannot seem to get a handle on it, but we'll just go and test some more and figure it out. This Citifinancial team can do it and I've got faith in them."
TODD KLUEVER -- No. 16 3M Ford Fusion (Finished 17th)
"It was just an average day at best. Eddie and all the guys on the 3M car do a great job. Admittedly, these are my worst kind of race tracks. I was just telling the guys that the frustrating thing about it is with the way the testing rules are, you can't go anywhere to try and improve on it. Everywhere we go that's flat like this -- Phoenix, here, Milwaukee -- these are just the tracks I struggle with and I don't know how to make it any better. You can't test and you can't do anything. Yeah, you can go to some other flat tracks, but I don't know. We always test the mile-and-a-half banked race track and we always test Richmond and whatever, but it's just frustrating when you can't do anything to make yourself better -- play computer games and that's about it. It's frustrating because this isn't how I want to run at these race tracks the rest of my life, but I appreciate Eddie and all the guys. They did a great job with the car."
GREG BIFFLE -- No. 37 Cub Cadet Ford Fusion (Finished 7th)
"We had a good car and then we got stuck behind the 91 and we couldn't get by him, but that's just racing and we had a couple of bad pit stops today." YOU SEEMED TO HOLD DOWN 7TH MUCH OF THE DAY AND FINISHED THERE. "I wasn't there all day. I tell you what, I started back in 28th or something on our pit stop, which wasn't that good. We worked our way all the way back to the front. It was hard, but it was just a tough day. These guys work hard and we've got good cars, we're just off a little on our pit stops."
-credit: ford racing