BUSCH: Pikes Peak: Brandon Miller preview

MILLER'S BACK -- Miller returns to the driver's seat of the REESE'S Chevrolet this weekend at Pikes Peak International Raceway. Miller, who last drove at The Milwaukee Mile three weeks ago, has remained busy behind the wheel. He has been testing...

MILLER'S BACK -- Miller returns to the driver's seat of the REESE'S Chevrolet this weekend at Pikes Peak International Raceway. Miller, who last drove at The Milwaukee Mile three weeks ago, has remained busy behind the wheel. He has been testing the No. 21 Chevy for upcoming events, most recently at Gateway International Raceway. Miller has also spent a majority of his time at the racetrack watching, listening and learning from his teammate, Kevin Harvick.

REESE'S CHEVY PREVIOUSLY AT PIKES PEAK -- The REESE'S Chevy has finished in the top-four in both starts at Pikes Peak International Raceway. In 2003 Johnny Sauter started eighth and finished fourth. In 2004 Clint Bowyer started 10th and finished fourth. However, REESE'S Racing driver Kevin Harvick has the best finish (third) in 2001 driving the ACDelco Chevrolet.

FLAT TRACKIN' -- Pikes Peak International Raceway is another one-mile, flat track on the Busch Series schedule. REESE'S Racing crew chief Rick Viers describes it as a big Richmond (Va.) International Raceway, only in mile-high altitude. For driver Brandon Miller, it is another track on which he has never driven. However, Miller's last appearance in the REESE'S Chevy was at a flat track, The Milwaukee Mile.

MILLER TIME -- Brandon Miller will be testing in St. Louis and Indianapolis the next couple of weeks to prepare for the next three weeks of racing. Miller will be in the driver's seat starting this weekend at Pikes Peak International Raceway.

OWNERS' POINTS -- The REESE'S Racing team is fourth in the Busch Series Owners' Points Standings with 232 points less than the leader.

QUICK QUOTES AND NOTES:

Crew chief Rick Viers on Brandon Miller at this point in the season -- "Brandon has a great head on his shoulders and responds well to changes and the difficult situations he gets in during the race. He's been in contention in a number of the races that he's competed in and has really done a tremendous job for us."

Brandon Miller on Pikes Peak -- "I am just really excited to get back in the race car. It's going to take me a little time during practice to get used to the track, but I think after that we will be OK. I am getting more comfortable in the car each weekend, and I am just working on getting better and better each weekend."

With more than half the season completed, what have you learned? -- "I couldn't even begin to describe what I've learned. There's been so much. All I know is I'm having a blast and living out a dream. I learn a ton each and every week, and that's exciting for me. Everyone's been great. I couldn't ask for a better situation than what I'm in right now. I just want to race as much as I can and just continue to get better and gain as much experience as possible."

-rcr-

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Kevin Harvick , Johnny Sauter , Brandon Miller , Clint Bowyer