Daytona Shootout: Dodge teams race quotes

KURT BUSCH (No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge Charger) Race Winner "What an amazing win. To get to victory lane for Shell/Pennzoil is incredible. This Dodge Charger was fast and I have to thank my "teammate" Jamie McMurray so much. What an unbelievable experience - this two-car draft. I had no idea what to expect going in. I was just going to take it one lap at a time and see how it plays out. I wanted to learn as the race went on how this Shell/Pennzoil Dodge raced. (McMurray) was the man tonight. He stayed with us. He stayed true. I can't thank him enough for doing that tonight. I hope it was the show the fans wanted to see."

TALK ABOUT WHEN YOU DECIDED TO MAKE YOUR FINAL MOVE? "I wanted to give those guys a push hard getting into Turn 1 and I never got to them. Then my game plan changed to take whatever I could get. I knew the 11 was going to split away from the 39. I was hoping he would do it soon enough. It worked out in our favor at the end because McMurray stayed with us. For Shell/Pennzoil to believe in Penske and me, this is unbelievable to deliver them a victory in this 22 car."

ARE WE GOING TO SEE THIS ACTION NEXT SUNDAY FOR THE 500? "Absolutely. It's going to be those two-car tandems. No matter who you're hooked up with, you've got to be able to go. It's going to be interesting to see what NASCAR does and if they shake out the rules. I believe in what we've got. NASCAR's done a tremendous job to give us this package and we're happy to race it. Shell/Pennzoil on-board, putting Dodge back in victory lane, we've got AAA, Coca-Cola, a bunch of great sponsors. And I've got the greatest crew in the garage."

-source: dodge motorsports

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jamie McMurray