CARL EDWARDS -- No. 99 Ford Fusion (finished 11th) IT LOOKED LIKE YOU GOT ALL YOU COULD OUT OF THE LAST 20 LAPS. "That's it. The strategy worked out. That's the best possible finish we could've hoped for with this race car. I'm really proud of...
CARL EDWARDS -- No. 99 Ford Fusion (finished 11th)
IT LOOKED LIKE YOU GOT ALL YOU COULD OUT OF THE LAST 20 LAPS. "That's it. The strategy worked out. That's the best possible finish we could've hoped for with this race car. I'm really proud of my guys on pit road. They did a good job. Bob [Osborne, crew chief] made good calls, but our mousetrap just wasn't good enough today. Matt [Kenseth] was good, so we'll go back and learn from that. It's frustrating, but not as bad as it could've been, you know?"
YOU WERE MIRED THERE AROUND 15TH TO 20TH FOR A WHILE. "And racing my guts out for it, too. I like coming here and running top two or three -- that's a lot more fun, a lot easier. Definitely, a lot of respect, I've got a lot of respect for all the guys I was racing with. They did a really good job. Everybody did a really good job, I thought."
GREG BIFFLE -- No. 16 3M Ford Fusion (finished 13th)
"It was a frustrating day. What's probably most frustrating about the whole thing, and I hate to beat a dead horse, is that the 42 and the 48 and I don't know who else came up here and tire tested, and when we came back, look at the guys that didn't tire test, we ran terrible. It was a completely different tire, it had us off our game right when we unloaded off the truck, we couldn't even make a lap on the track. We got going there toward the end, but not like the guys that tested. That's the whole deal. We had a decent car, but we're not going to beat guys that came here and tested."
WHAT ABOUT ADJUSTMENTS ON THE CAR AS THE RACE WENT ON? "We were too far off on this tire. We needed a different bump stop. We needed to start over, because what we ran here before wasn't even close."
DAVID RAGAN -- No. 6 AAA Ford Fusion (finished 24th)
"The first two runs, we were just super tight and really slow. We got a lap down pretty early and lost our really good track position. We were just on every side of the adjustments today on every single stop. We did air pressure to track bar and wedge and just could never get it close. We were just really tight or really loose and we were just slow. We were just really fortunate that our UPS team had good pit stops and we weren't involved in any wrecks. We've just got to keep working on our cars and get better at adjusting during the race."
ON CHECKING UP DURING JOEY LOGANO'S CRASH. "Yeah, that was pretty close when he was coming back up the track and I had to check up. I don't think that we had any damage, but I did have to hit the brakes pretty hard so we came in and changed the tires. But, that's what you get when you're running back in the mid-20s."
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