BUSCH: Memphis: Stacy Compton preview

ST Motorsports No. 59 Team Notes * Stacy Compton is ranked 16th in the current NASCAR Busch Series standings. He has $715,151 in earnings this year. * Compton has three NASCAR Busch Series career starts at Memphis Motorsports Park, ...

ST Motorsports No. 59 Team Notes

* Stacy Compton is ranked 16th in the current NASCAR Busch Series standings. He has $715,151 in earnings this year.

* Compton has three NASCAR Busch Series career starts at Memphis Motorsports Park, including a career-best second-place finish here in 2002.

* Compton will be making his 135th consecutive career start in the NASCAR Busch Series circuit - all with ST Motorsports and Kingsford Charcoal. Compton and Kingsford Charcoal have the longest-running current relationship with the same team in the Busch Series.

Stacy Compton Quotes

On Memphis: "This race is coming at a good time. I've always raced well there and we're taking our best car there. We really need to get things back on track. We had some mechanical issues last week at Charlotte, so it's important for us to have a good race. Chris (Rice, crew chief) is really optimistic about our chances there because we tested there and we made some huge gains."

On the season: "We had a good car at Charlotte last week and we were headed to a Top-10 finish when we had some problems. We never gave up though and we still got a 20th-place finish out of a car that some people would have parked. We're really trying hard to finish the season on a good note, so it's important to get it started at Memphis."

Crew Chief Chris Rice Quote

On Memphis: "You make your speed at Memphis in Turns 3 and 4. You want the car to roll through the corners and turn without a problem so it's pointed in the right directions for the run down the straightaway. If you're good in (Turns) 3 and 4, you're going to be all right in 1 and 2. We've made huge gains in our flat-track program and we expect some big things this weekend. A great car and a driver who loves the track is a good combination to have."

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Stacy Compton