Loudon Silverado chassis notes

17 RICKY HENDRICK, NO. 17 GMAC SILVERADO. T-Rex2. It competed in three races this year: Milwaukee (10th), Dover (third) and Martinsville (19th). 20 COY GIBBS, NO. 20 MBNA SILVERADO. No. 06. Ran in Kentucky last week. Team took it...

17 RICKY HENDRICK, NO. 17 GMAC SILVERADO. T-Rex2. It competed in three races this year: Milwaukee (10th), Dover (third) and Martinsville (19th).

20 COY GIBBS, NO. 20 MBNA SILVERADO. No. 06. Ran in Kentucky last week. Team took it home and fixed it (after race damage in Kentucky). Ran Memphis, Texas, Dover and Darlington. Team is not allowed to name a chassis until it wins a race.

24     JACK SPRAGUE, NO. 24 NETZERO PLATINUM SILVERADO.  "Bud Light."
 Has run two times this year:  Dover (second) and Milwaukee (second.)

46 DENNIS SETZER, NO. 46 ACXIOM/COMPUTER ASSOCIATES SILVERADO. No. 17. "Kenny" is named after a "South Park" character. All Morgan-Dollar Silverados are named after South Park characters, including Kenny, Timmy and Mr. Hankey. Kenny won in Memphis, Setzer's first win of the year. Kenny has run every race this year except Darlington, Daytona, Kansas and Kentucky.

60 TRAVIS KVAPIL, NO. 60 CAT RENTAL STORES SILVERADO. No. 009. Brand new at Pikes Peak. Ran third in Milwaukee with it. New Hampshire is its third race this year.

61 RANDY TOLSMA, NO. 61 TEAM RENSI MOTORSPORTS SILVERADO. Brand-new. No. 17. Has no nickname. "We're going to let it get its own name," says Tolsma.

75 BILLY BIGLEY, NO. 75 SPEARS MANUFACTURING SILVERADO. "Earl." Named after Dixie Chicks' song "Goodbye, Earl." Billy put a "Darlington" stripe on Earl on the first lap in the first practice session here on Friday. Crew Chief Mark Blessing says, "it's the first time Billy's done it to Earl." Mark says it's the sixth or seventh race this year for Earl. "We got its twin brother ready; we just haven't brought it out yet. We hate to bring it to a short-track race. I might have it at IRP," adds Mark.

88     MATT CRAFTON, NO. 88 FASTTRACK DRIVEWAY SEALER SILVERADO.
 "Buster."  It's the first Silverado Matt got into, at Las Vegas testing
in 2000.  Ran Milwaukee, Martinsville, Gateway.  "It's been a good truck
for him.  He likes it," says crew chief Jerry Cook.

90      LANCE NORICK, NO. 90 AVENTIS BEHRING CHOICE SILVERADO.  "Sugar
Mule."  Ran last in Milwaukee.  It's the latest Silverado for the team.
 "it's got our best runs on it," says crew chief.  The best run for this
truck was eighth.  It qualified fourth in Homestead, crashed at Pikes
Peak.  A new clip was affixed and ran Milwaukee.

-GM Racing

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