ARIC ALMIROLA, NO. 47 HOME DEPOT/JGR PERFORMANCE OIL SILVERADO, STARTED 31ST, FINISHED 10TH: "It was awesome. Randy (Goss, crew chief) and the guys worked really hard to get our Home Depot Silverado right tonight. We had a terrible truck in ...
ARIC ALMIROLA, NO. 47 HOME DEPOT/JGR PERFORMANCE OIL SILVERADO, STARTED 31ST, FINISHED 10TH:
"It was awesome. Randy (Goss, crew chief) and the guys worked really hard to get our Home Depot Silverado right tonight. We had a terrible truck in practice and nothing we did made it any better. The guys changed about five things before the race and it was awesome. We got hung up in traffic a little bit and Dennis (Setzer) got by us and we got a lap down. But we had a really good truck, a really really good truck. Track position would have helped us out tonight but I am happy. It feels so good. I had a blast."
RON HORNADAY, NO. 6 GM GOODWRENCH SILVERADO, STARTED FOURTH, FINISHED THIRD:
"We just needed to adjust on our GM Goodwrench Silverado one more time, I thought with having just a short run, we tightened it back up one more time. It was my fault; Wally (Rogers, crew chief) and the guys did a great job all night long.
"Towards the end there, Jimmy (Spencer) thought I gave him a little slide job there in the corner but I got in there a little hard and the rear tires hopped. I hated to use them (tires) up, but he is my buddy and he will race you that way too. Maybe I shouldn't have maybe done it but I hopped the rear tires and that was all we had. Usually on this track you do it later and take the line, I didn't touch him in three and four but I got down in there hard and just hopped the rear tires.
"We got a good finish but I thought we might have something a little more but we will take this and head to Nashville."
MATT CRAFTON, NO. 88 MENARDS SILVERADO, STARTED 10TH; FINISHED FOURTH:
"I don't think I ever remember green flag pit stops here at IRP. All in all, I am just really happy for our Menard's Silverado team. We had great pit stops tonight. We needed a longer green flag run at the end and we didn't get one. It took us about 20 laps to really get the truck to come in, we were horrible, I couldn't get out of my own way. Then after about 20 laps, we were awesome again. We thought we might be a little better earlier in that last short run, but we weren't but it was still a great night for this Menard's team."
DAVID STARR, NO. 75 SPEARS MANUFACTURING SILVERADO, STARTED 10TH, FINISHED 17TH:
"Just pretty disappointed with our run and our finish tonight. Congratulations to Dennis Setzer and everyone on the 46 team. We just pushed the nose really bad at the start but Dave (McCarty, crew chief) made some great calls and the guys gave me great stops tonight so I feel good we were running much better there at the end. It's disappointing for all of us but we will take what we got here and go on to Nashville next week."
JACK SPRAGUE, NO 16 CHEVY TRUCKS SILVERADO, STARTED 12TH, FINISHED NINTH:
"We just gave this one away. We had the fastest truck out there tonight. We were a little loose at the first of the race but they got it right. I don't know how I could speed twice on pit road. I just messed it up for our Chevy Trucks team. We should have had this one here but can't seem to shake the monkey we have on our back."