Qualifying for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Michigan 200 at Michigan International Speedway was canceled Friday for rain. The starting grid was set by NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series points. TED MUSGRAVE, NO. 1 MOPAR PERFORMANCE...
Qualifying for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Michigan 200 at Michigan International Speedway was canceled Friday for rain. The starting grid was set by NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series points.
TED MUSGRAVE, NO. 1 MOPAR PERFORMANCE DODGE
"1990 was my first start here in a Winston Cup car. This racetrack is all access. You can run high, low, in the middle. It doesn't matter. It was neat as a rookie to come here and get the high-speed experience and know you were safe. This is my first time here in a truck. But it doesn't matter if it's Winston Cup, Busch or trucks, you know where you are on this track."
ON PRACTICE "We are a little loose right now. The Mopar guys got a lot of work to do, but we'll see if we can get it to handle a bit better. With Mike on the outside, he might get a jump on us out of turn one at the start."
ON TODAY'S LINEUP BY POINTS "Practice is more important in putting on a good show than qualifying. I think everyone in the garage area agrees it was the best thing to do."
MIKE BLISS, NO. 16 IWX MOTOR FREIGHT/KNIGHTS INN CHEVROLET
ON PREPARING FOR RACE "We're all working on our race set up now. We work on the truck and go out and run and then come back. It works out very well for us."
DAVID STARR, NO. 75 SPEARS MANUFACTURING CHEVROLET
"This just shows how tough NASCAR trucks are. It's a tough series and I think we've been on a leave of absence since Daytona. Every time I try to lead a lap, Ted or Jason or Mike or other guys come up and take it away. We've got to get our truck to stop pushing off the corners and we might lead a lap here. I think the fans will see a great race."