Dover II: Ford teams race quotes, notes

GREG BIFFLE SCORES SECOND CONSECUTIVE VICTORY * Greg Biffle's victory at Dover today is the 15th of his career and second in two weeks. He also won last Sunday's race at New Hampshire. * Biffle has won at least one race in each of the last six...

GREG BIFFLE SCORES SECOND CONSECUTIVE VICTORY

* Greg Biffle's victory at Dover today is the 15th of his career and second in two weeks. He also won last Sunday's race at New Hampshire.

* Biffle has won at least one race in each of the last six seasons (2003-2008).

* This is Biffle's second career victory at Dover. He also won at DIS in 2005.

* Owner Jack Roush now has eight all-time Cup wins at Dover, second-most in track history. Roush has won at least one Cup race at Dover in each of the last five years (2004-08).Ford now has won eight races in 2008, surpassing last year's total with eight races remaining.

* Ford now has won 589 all-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.

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CARL EDWARDS -- No. 99 Office Depot Ford Fusion (finished 3rd)

ON THE FINAL LAPS. "I hope you guys enjoyed it in the stands, because we enjoyed it. That was fun. Man, that was cool. My hat's off the Greg, he did a really good job. That's most you run into one another and go back and forth without wrecking each other. That's two real good guys. That's fun to do right there. Obviously, I wanted to win. I felt like we had a car that could win. We gambled, got two tires and that's how it went. That was a blast."

ON TAKING TWO TIRES ON THAT LAST PIT STOP. "It wasn't Bob's fault. If we would've come out fourth and everybody would've taken, it would've looked bad, so we would've been in a bad spot then. That's the best third-place finish you could have right there. You got teammates in front, still leading the points, and I got to race like I haven't raced in a long, long time. That's fun. I'm not going to hang over this one. Obviously, winning is what we're here for, but that's still fun."

DID YOU HAVE TO RACE TEAMMATES ANY DIFFERENTLY? "Obviously not. That's as hard as you can race one another. That was pretty cool. Matt, right off the bat, we were running and I blocked him a little bit, I thought, 'How's he going to take this?' and he creamed going down the back straightaway and shot me into turn three about five miles an hour faster than I wanted, and I thought, 'Alright, this is going to be good.' It was fun."

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MATT KENSETH -- No. 17 DeWalt Ford Fusion (finished 2nd)

"It was a fun race. Out of the three of us there all duking it out, there was going to be two guys that aren't as happy as the other guy. So, I'm really happy for Greg. That's two wins is a row and that team's really hitting their stride. It was good day for us. Most of the day we were really solid on pit road and made some good adjustments. We're just a little off. I should've called for more of an adjustment there that last time; the track got free on us and I was just too loose to hold them off."

IS IT DIFFICULT TO RACE TEAMMATES LIKE THAT? "I don't know about those guys, but for me it's not. You show up at every race trying to win and if you've got a shot at the end of the race, you're going to drive as hard as you can possibly drive, no matter what. Everybody wants to be standing down there in Victory Lane; these things are hard to win, so, at least with me anyway, there's no such thing as taken it easy and getting yourself out of position. You're going to race as hard as your car will let you go."

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MARCOS AMBROSE -- No. 21 Little Debbie Ford Fusion (finished 32nd)

"We just got locked up there in the pits. I actually pitted to early and got a bit out of sync. We had a tire rub, we had a penalty for that, and Tony Raines spun out and I ran into him, and punched in the nose. From there on in we just tried to hold on." ON EARLIER IN THE RACE. "We had a really good day. We were 13th, 14th, somewhere in there, doing really good. Just I'm pretty proud. The Wood Brothers gave me a great piece to drive. I logged a lot of laps in a lot of heat. You know this is a tough sport at the very premier level, I can tell you that. I'm enjoying it, and every lap I can do, I'm learning, so I'm pleased."

-credit: ford racing

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Greg Biffle , Tony Raines , Jack Roush