MIKE BLISS, NO. 16 XPRESS MOTORSPORTS SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 6TH, FINISHED 7TH: "We had a good truck out there tonight. We learned a lot. We made an adjustment before the race and I wish we wouldn't have done that. But our Xpress Silverado was...
MIKE BLISS, NO. 16 XPRESS MOTORSPORTS SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 6TH, FINISHED 7TH:
"We had a good truck out there tonight. We learned a lot. We made an adjustment before the race and I wish we wouldn't have done that. But our Xpress Silverado was fast tonight. We were loose and did get better during the race but I still wrecked quite a few times out there, we just didn't hit anything. It was a good finish for us, but we were hoping for more. We just go on to the next one with what we learned.
DENNIS SETZER, NO. 85 CHEVROLET E85 FLEXFUEL SILVERADO QUALIFIED 12th, FINISHED 10TH:
You guys hung around the top ten all night, how was your truck? "We were really good for most of the night and that #85 FlexFuel Silverado would really dig through the corners. The truck was pretty neutral all night except for the last twenty laps. It got really tight after we were racing those guys real hard there at that time. I had to race those guys so hard there in the end just to get back to the top ten and I believe we just used up everything we had.
Our pit stops were great and Eric made a great call to save our best tires for the end. I think if the race would have stayed green during the final thirty or forty laps, we could have come out of this thing in a lot better shape than tenth. But its not a bad finish and we'll just have to get ready to go to Atlanta here in a few weeks. "
RON HORNADAY, NO. 33 KEVIN HARVICK, INC. SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 9TH, FINISHED 32ND:
"We just couldn't catch a break tonight in our Chevrolet Silverado. It started out loose off, came in and made an air pressure adjustment, dropped the track bar, but it just didn't help, so we had to go back to square one. On a restart the pedal just fell out of it. We had a faulty carburetor and lost a lot of laps in the pits. Just disappointing for this team after our performance at Daytona, I was really hoping we could pick up a good finish here. We got our adjustments back to where the truck was comfortable but it was camber that killed it at the end. We made sure we took care of the truck at the end, we'll just have to take it home and get it ready for Atlanta."
ARIC ALMIROLA, NO. 75 SPEARS MANUFACTURING SILVERADO, QUALIFIED 10th, FINISHED 21ST:
"It was a good night from a learning standpoint. Our Spears Silverado was really loose at the start of the race but Dave McCarty (crew chief) and the crew worked really hard on fixing it as the race went along. I just worked hard on logging laps and learning as much as I can from each lap and my crew.
"This is a full season we are working to put together and it is a learning experience every time I crawl in the truck. We got some points tonight so we made progress."