Texas II: Toyota Thursday quotes, notes

Crew Chief Swaps at Joe Gibbs Racing NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: Toyota Camry drivers have recorded 13 wins (Busch -- California, Texas, Richmond, Nashville- 2, New Hampshire, St. Louis and Charlotte; Logano -- Nashville-1, Kentucky, ...

Crew Chief Swaps at Joe Gibbs Racing

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: Toyota Camry drivers have recorded 13 wins (Busch -- California, Texas, Richmond, Nashville- 2, New Hampshire, St. Louis and Charlotte; Logano -- Nashville-1, Kentucky, Chicagoland, Kansas and California; and Ambrose -- Watkins Glen), 62 top-fives and 115 top-10 finishes through 32 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) races this season ... Busch leads the NNS point standings by 215 points over second-place Carl Edwards ... Busch has won the last three NNS events at Texas ... The Camrys of JGR teammates Busch and Logano will feature ‘WWE Smackdown vs. Raw' video game paint schemes on Saturday ... Four WWE stars will be at Texas, including Jerry ‘The King' Lawler, R-Truth, Nikki and Brie Bella ... Doug Hewitt will take over crew chief duties for the No. 20 entry with Dave Rogers moving to the Cup side ... Jason Leffler and Kasey Kahne will sport matching Great Clips Camry paint schemes at Texas.

KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Z-Line Designs Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing

What is your goal for Texas on Saturday? "We're going to Texas trying to get four in a row and looking forward to that, seeing if we can achieve that feat. We know it's going to be tough. The 18 car is going to have the Raw paint scheme on it for WWE and everybody so it's going to be exciting. Joey's (Logano) going to be in the SmackDown car so, hopefully between the Raw and SmackDown car we can see who can beat each other out. Joey seems to be doing the beating up on me, lately. But, hopefully, we can go back the other way one more time like we did at Loudon earlier this year."

JOEY LOGANO, No. 20 GameStop Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing

What are your expectations for Texas? "Racing in Texas always means a little more to me because GameStop's headquarters is just down the road (in Grapevine, Texas) from the race track. We've had two great years and I couldn't ask for a better sponsor. This year alone has been awesome with five wins -- now we just need to keep that momentum going this weekend. Doug Hewitt is on board with us this week as crew chief, so we should not miss a beat. Doug and I worked together at the end of last year, including this race. I have all the confidence in him to give me what I need to win. That's what we are all here to do."

-credit: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Jason Leffler , Kasey Kahne , Carl Edwards
Teams Joe Gibbs Racing