Texas II: Toyota teams qualifying quotes

KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Z-Line Designs Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 4th How was your qualifying lap? "It was a really good lap. Just a little bit loose with the Z-Line Designs Camry. Having a fast race car like that right now,...

KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Z-Line Designs Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing
Starting Position: 4th

How was your qualifying lap? "It was a really good lap. Just a little bit loose with the Z-Line Designs Camry. Having a fast race car like that right now, being loose qualifying, always means you're good in the race. We're hoping that the sun comes out and it gets hot and slick tomorrow and these guys are slipping and sliding."

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MARTIN TRUEX JR., No. 99 Out! Pet Care Toyota Camry, Diamond Waltrip Racing
Starting Position: 6th

Are you happy with your car after practice and qualifying today? "We had a good practice today. It's been fast every time I've been in it. It seems like we're about a fourth or fifth-place car every time that I've run it and we were fifth today. That's all it had in it so we're looking forward to the race tomorrow. It should be fun."

How was your qualifying lap? "It was a good lap. It was flat wide open and as fast as it would go. The car has been driving good and handled good, we're off just a tiny, tiny bit on overall speed. Tomorrow it shouldn't matter too much."

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STEVE WALLACE, No. 66 5-Hour Energy Toyota Camry, Rusty Wallace Racing
Starting Position: 9th

Are you happy with your qualifying run? "It wasn't bad. We were alright all day and then we made some changes and stuff. We wore our tires out the first practice and couldn't really run a lot the second practice. But, we made some changes and the thing drove real, real good there. It was just a little on the free side, but it was the fastest I've ever been in my whole life if anything else -- wide open for two straight laps and that's all it had so that was pretty cool."

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JOEY LOGANO, No. 20 GameStop Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing
Starting Position: 10th

How's your race car? "It drove pretty quick. I was pretty much wide open all the way around. I don't know how to go any faster. I lifted a little bit in turns one and two, about three-quarters of the throttle and back down. I thought it was pretty good. Second lap it got loose and had to shut it down. I thought we were going to be alright. It's two-tenths and I don't know how to find two-tenths if you're not lifting."

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JASON LEFFLER, No. 38 Great Clips/DIY Network Garage Mahal Toyota Camry, Braun Racing
Starting Position: 17th

RICKY CARMICHAEL, No. 10 Monster Energy Toyota Camry, Braun Racing
Starting Position: 18th

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BRIAN SCOTT, No. 09 Shore Lodge Toyota Camry, RAB Racing
Starting Position: 19th

How was your qualifying lap? "We left a little bit out there. We didn't come with a backup car so I was just trying to be cautious. I just don't think we quite tightened it up enough. There's a big bump down in (turn) one and two and I think it probably depends on how you hit it, but the way I hit it it bumped me loose for both laps. I wasn't able to get all I had, but it was conservative. We're in the show and we don't have to worry about a backup car now and we'll do everything we possibly can in race trim to work towards the front to try to get some track position and see what we've got for these guys."

How did your car handle in race trim? "We were really happy with it. Looking at the practice sheets we were like eighth overall for consecutive lap times so we were pretty decent. It handles really well. On the long run it got a little tight, but I think we worked and got some of that out of it. The track will be a different track tomorrow with the Truck race tonight there will be more rubber down and everything will be a little different. I'm looking forward to the race tomorrow. I think our Toyota will be pretty good and hopefully we'll get up there towards the front."

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REED SORENSON, No. 32 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Braun Racing
Starting Position: 23rd

How did your car handle during practice and qualifying today? "It's good. We had a pretty good practice. I thought we were pretty decent all day and didn't make a whole lot of changes so we'll just have to wait and see what it does tomorrow, because the pace was so fast in practice that it's going to put me a little different when the pace slows down in the race. Then in qualifying, we we nt wide open for one lap so that's what we had."

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DAVID REUTIMANN, No. 11 Rexall/Dollar General Toyota Camry, Braun Racing
Starting Position: 24th

How's your car after Friday's practice and qualifying? "It's okay. It's not what we had hoped for in qualifying. Ran her wide open there for a couple laps and that's as fast as we could go. I feel like we have a good car for over a longer period of time. Not so much on shorter runs. This race has a tendency of having longer greens and things like that. Hopefully that will play in our favor."

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BRENDAN GAUGHAN, No. 62 LoanStar Title Loans Toyota Camry, Rusty Wallace Racing
Starting Position: 27th

MICHAEL ANNETT, No. 15 Pilot Flying J Coffee Toyota Camry, Germain Racing
Starting Position: 35th

-source: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Rusty Wallace
Teams Germain Racing , Joe Gibbs Racing