Homestead: Toyota teams qualifying quotes, notes

KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 8th How much did your team change your car from practice to qualifying? "A ton of improvement from practice. The M&M's guys did a lot of changes. I don't know what all...

KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing
Starting Position: 8th

How much did your team change your car from practice to qualifying? "A ton of improvement from practice. The M&M's guys did a lot of changes. I don't know what all they did, but it seemed to work a little bit."

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TONY STEWART, No. 20 Home Depot Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing
Starting Position: 13th

How happy are you with your qualifying lap? "I was happy with that -- it's probably the best qualifying run that I've had all year. It was just a little bit tight at the end of the first-third of the corner, but it was really, really good back to the gas. We made probably a bigger change than we needed to obviously, but we've been under-cutting the changes so we finally made a substantial change there and it was good."

How important is it for you to have a good finish on Sunday? "We all just want to do good because it's the last time that we're together. It's a hard weekend for all of us, it's been hard on me already today and it's not been a long day for us. The little bit of time that I've been here today, it's been pretty rough on me already. Just dealing with some of the people that we've had to deal with today have already made it worse than what it already is, but it seems like we are putting a lot of pressure on ourselves because we want to end on a good note. We don't want to end with a wreck or a 35th-place finish -- this is a weekend where we want to have a good run and show everybody how we got where we are after 10 years."

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DAVE BLANEY, No. 22 Bad Boy Mowers Toyota Camry, Bill Davis Racing
Starting Position: 33rd

How was your qualifying lap? "It was average -- it was about what we had in practice really. Actually we were a little loose in practice and I think we over did it a little bit. I was just tight in the center there and couldn't get back to the throttle quick enough to run a good lap. It was still an average lap. After where we started practice, we started really, really bad -- we made some good gains. We just couldn't catch up enough."

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BRIAN VICKERS, No. 84 Red Bull Toyota Camry, Red Bull Racing Team
Starting Position: 20th

DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing
Starting Position: 25th

MARCOS AMBROSE, No. 47 Little Debbie Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing
Starting Position: 41st

MICHAEL WALTRIP, No. 55 NAPA Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing
Starting Position: 42nd

KEN SCHRADER, No. 96 DLP HDTV Toyota Camry, Hall of Fame Racing
Starting Position: DNQ

MAX PAPIS, No. 13 GEICO Toyota Camry, Germain Racing
Starting Position: DNQ

-credit: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Michael Waltrip
Teams Red Bull Racing , Germain Racing , Michael Waltrip Racing , Joe Gibbs Racing , Bill Davis Racing , Hall of Fame Racing