NOTE: Rain delayed practice for the UAW/GM Ohio 250 forced officials to cut practice from two one-hour session beginning at 11:30 a.m. to two shorter sessions beginning at 1:30 p.m. Weather permitting; qualifying is scheduled to begin at 6:00 ...
NOTE: Rain delayed practice for the UAW/GM Ohio 250 forced officials to cut practice from two one-hour session beginning at 11:30 a.m. to two shorter sessions beginning at 1:30 p.m. Weather permitting; qualifying is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m.
DENNIS SETZER, NO 46 CHEVROLET SILVERADO, 1ST IN PRACTICE ONE AND TWO:
"Our Chevrolet Silverado is pretty good. We had a couple of good qualifying runs in each practice session and worked the rest of the time on race setup. I am glad we got out on the track for some practice and I really hope we get to qualifying because I feel good at our chances of maybe getting our pole of the season."
RON HORNADAY, NO. 6 GM GOODWRENCH CHEVROLET SILVERADO, 4TH IN PRACTICE ONE AND 13TH IN PRACTICE TWO:
"I am glad we were able to get some track time in. We tried several different set-ups and I think that the truck is where we want it. I hope I can pick up a little when we qualify- if we qualify. I think we will race fine."
JACK SPRAGUE, NO. 16 CHEVY TRUCKS SILVERADO, 11TH IN PRACTICE ONE AND 17TH IN PRACTICE TWO:
"We aren't quite where we need to be with our Chevy Trucks Silverado. We worked on our race setup in both practice sessions because the weather isn't looking too promising for qualifying. We got a real handle on where we are the last practice so I know the crew will get the right setup under our Silverado for tomorrow's race."
DAVID STARR, NO 75 SPEARS MANUFACTURING SILVERADO, 16TH IN PRACTICE ONE AND 24TH IN PRACTICE TWO:
"We had thought we had the right truck in our Chevy Silverado when we pulled off the hauler this morning - but with all the rain during and between the practices it really affected our set up. During the first practice the No. 8 truck slowed in front of us to almost a stop and we got into them - we had no where to go. Luckily it's just a little damage to the nose. If we bring the truck home this weekend with just that damage we'll be in good shape.
"We've been fighting a loose race truck all day. I know that McCarty will work his magic and have the No. 75 Spears Chevrolet Silverado in top form for the race. Mansfield is a great track and once all this rain passes it should be one heck of the show for the fans. The folks in Mansfield and the surrounding areas are really supportive of this series and we have to hand it the track for recovering from the damage they received in the severe storm last night.
KELLY SUTTON, NO 02 TEAM COPAXONE SILVERADO, 32ND IN PRACTICE ONE AND 33RD IN PRACTICE TWO:
"It is great to be back here at Mansfield. This is one of my favorite tracks, and this Silverado is the right truck this weekend. We started out tight, but after a front shock and spring adjustment, we picked up a bunch of time. I was able to drive it in hard, but was a bit free off. We made a track bar adjustment for our last run, and the truck felt awesome.
We turned our best laps on 50 lap tires. I think we will pick up a bunch of time on stickers. Looking forward to a great race tomorrow, and hope to catch the eye of a few associate sponsors for the season."
MATT CRAFTON, NO. 88 MENARDS SILVERADO, 2ND IN PRACTICE ONE AND 8TH IN PRACTICE TWO:
"We aren't as good as we were when we tested up here but the Menard's crew will get it right for the race tomorrow. We are good in qualifying trim and we will be fine for tomorrow's race."