Watkins Glen Race Quotes

Frontier at the Glen Sunday, August 15, 1999 Race Notes Brett Bodine (No. 11 Paychex Ford) - "It looks like we tore up a transmission and locked up the rear-end. It didn't blow up or anything." Ward Burton, (No. 22 Caterpillar Pontiac) - "It...

Frontier at the Glen Sunday, August 15, 1999 Race Notes

Brett Bodine (No. 11 Paychex Ford) - "It looks like we tore up a transmission and locked up the rear-end. It didn't blow up or anything."

Ward Burton, (No. 22 Caterpillar Pontiac) - "It was really disappointing to have a motor problem. We haven't lost an engine in a year. Well, a year this next race. We didn't make it quite a year. We lost an engine, but we missed some things in front of us, so we're lucky we at least have a car to bring home."

Boris Said, (No. 14 Federated Auto Parts Ford) - "I don't know. We got some kind of bad vibration. The motor seems fine. It's too bad. I proved I can run with these guys. It just happened like a light switch. I was running around out there, having a good time."

Ernie Irvan, (No. 36 M&M Pontiac) - "Something broke. We don't know if it's the motor or the rear-end or something. The M&M's Pontiac just didn't have a whole lot of luck today."

Kyle Petty, (No. 44 Hot Wheels Pontiac) - That's about where we were in practice. We went out in qualifying with a push and wound up 25th. That's a good run for this team. Two times we ran this car in a road course car, two times we finished in the top ten. We're pleased with it."

Tony Stewart, (#20 Home Depot Pontiac) - We were tighter than we were yesterday. We made changes all day and got it better, to about where it was yesterday. We may not have been the fastest car on the track, but we held our own.

Ted Christopher (#13 LesCare Kitchens Chevrolet) - To sum up the weekend? We almost did it all. At the end of the race, we got under Michael Waltrip and ended up in the gravel pit.

Jimmy Makar, crew chief (#18 Interstate Batteries Pontiac) - It went from real bad to just bad. From the time we got here to right now, we've seen more problems than I can remember in a long time. I'll be real glad to get out of here. We got a good break there with the pit sequence and being able to get back in on the caution laps to race for positions. Bobby had a little problem down there and lost one of those positions we were able to get. Then he had some other problems but then gained some more positions. It was a yo-yo day, but after that incident, when we got in the wall, we pretty much just drove around all day and just gathered up as many points as we could . Did the last caution help? We would have been the first car one lap down.

Bobby Labonte (#18 Interstate Batteries Pontiac) - I spun out going through the Esses. The Interstate Batteries racing team had a tough weekend all the way around. The guys did a great job making repairs to the car in the race. We got the best finish we could get.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Brett Bodine , Ward Burton , Ernie Irvan , Bobby Labonte , Tony Stewart , Michael Waltrip , Kyle Petty , Boris Said , Ted Christopher