Kentucky: GM teams race quotes

Matt Crafton, No. 6 GM Goodwrench Silverado (Started 5th, Finished 4TH): ON FOURTH PLACE FINISH: "The GM Goodwrench Chevy was just awesome tonight. There isn't much more I can say. That thing was good all day long, in practice and...

Matt Crafton, No. 6 GM Goodwrench Silverado (Started 5th, Finished 4TH):

ON FOURTH PLACE FINISH: "The GM Goodwrench Chevy was just awesome tonight. There isn't much more I can say. That thing was good all day long, in practice and real happy with how we ran all during the race. I am a little disappointed because I really thought I had third but I don't think I got my tired cleaned off good enough for the restart and I drove down in to one and slid up a litte so David (Starr) got under me. It was good clean racing.

ON GAINING POSITIONS ON PIT STOPS: "We were running third and the first stop we didn't have that good of a stop but the second stop, these guys just pulled one off for me and got us two spots on pit road and then it was just good hard racing after that!"

ON SHOT AT WIN: "Well I would like to think so but I spent the whole night looking at the back of Jack and Matt Crafton and I thought he was the leader. They told me on the radio, no, the leader on the front straight and you are on the back so to get as close to the front as we did was awesome."

Dennis Setzer, No. 46 Chevrolet Silverado (Started 1ST Finished 11TH):

ON TONIGHT'S RACE: "Man we really missed something here tonight. We were loose at the start and loose after changes on the first stop. We got a little better after our second stop, but still not good enough to drive it to the front. This was the Silverado that we got into a wreck with last week at Kansas and the guys did a great job of getting it back together for this weekend, but maybe we missed something. We'll look it over when we get back to the shop."

Shane Hmiel, No. 15 Spondivits Silverado (Started 16th, Finished 34TH):

"I felt some vibrations on the right front tire." My spotter got with Mike Skinner's spotter and Mike checked and nothing looked wrong with the tire. We tried to clean the tires off while under the caution thinking it was debris. We were hoping for a caution so we could check it, but it just broke free on lap 52 and I clipped the wall. The center of the wheel broke off. I just don't know how the wheel broke. Our Chevrolet Silverado was excellent and the DEI power under the hood was out of this world. I wanted this win so bad tonight in honor of Adam's (Petty) 24th Birthday. This No. 15 Billy Ballew Motorsports team has worked so hard and we have the best equipment but we need to catch a break. I just hate it for everyone on the team."

KELLY SUTTON. No. 02 Team Copaxone Silverado (Started 30th Finished 23rd):

"Tonight was a great race. We were moving up through the field all night and the crew did a great job with our pit stops. Tim Shutt has been a great addition to our team, and I have to thank my crew for keeping me going; even after a quick pit when the 02 brushed the wall. Kentucky's always been good to us, and this year was no different. Our program is clearly improving, and we're running and finishing better each week. The second half of the season is looking bright, and the team is pretty pumped about St. Louis next week."]

PAUL WHITE, No. 13 Sta-Max/Microtel Silverado (Started 29th Finished 28th):

"We just really need to go and test. It seemed like everything we did to the truck had zero affect. I am disappointed about my performance because I don't like to get out there and just make laps. I want to race but we need to get some seat time and work on our set-ups so we can compete. We probably won't get a chance to get a test in before next week in St. Louis but I think we are going to Chicagoland and possibly somewhere else. We have a lot of work to do but we gained some experience today and will go on to next week."

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Mike Skinner , Dennis Setzer , Matt Crafton , Shane Hmiel