Martinsville II: Toyota teams qualifying quotes, notes

NOTE: Mike Skinner recorded his 50th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) pole Friday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway. He will make his 200th NCWTS start Saturday at the half-mile speedway. MIKE SKINNER, No. 5 PC Miler Navigator...

NOTE: Mike Skinner recorded his 50th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) pole Friday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway. He will make his 200th NCWTS start Saturday at the half-mile speedway.

MIKE SKINNER, No. 5 PC Miler Navigator Toyota Tundra, Randy Moss Motorsports
Starting Position: 1st

What does it mean to have your 200th Truck Series start at Martinsville? "I ran my very first Sprint Cup race here at Martinsville. I won a big Late Model race up here. I have a lot of great memories up here. It's kind of cool that it worked out that our 200th start will end up at Martinsville. I love this place. It's definitely a top-five race track that I love to race on."

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DENNY HAMLIN, No. 51 Miccosukee Resorts Toyota Tundra, Billy Ballew Motorsports
Starting Position: 4th

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BRIAN SCOTT, No. 16 Albertsons Toyota Tundra, Xpress Motorsports
Starting Position: 5th

How was your qualifying lap? "It's rough going first, and I'm on a streak here. In the spring, I had to qualify first as well. It's definitely not an advantage to have to go that early, but I felt like we put together a pretty decent run considering. Jeff Hensley and the guys really did an awesome job and I hope I can get a win for Toyota and get them closer to clinching that manufacturer's championship."

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STACY COMPTON, No. 60 SafeAuto Insurance/Melling Engine Parts Toyota Tundra, Wyler Racing
Starting Position: 6th

Are you happy with your qualifying effort? "I was pleased with it. This SafeAuto/Melling Toyota was good in practice. The best it drove. When I ran a lap, I asked how it was and I didn't know what to expect. The truck has been good since we got here. This place has always been so good to us. It's sort of a home town race for me. This one means a lot to come up here and run good. I'm pretty excited about the race."

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TODD BODINE, No. 30 Lumber Liquidators Toyota Tundra, Germain Racing
Starting Position: 8th

How is your truck and how do you think weather might affect the race? "We're okay. We're not stellar by any means, just okay. It is what it is. We got what we got. If we have to race after the Cup cars, the track is going to be really rubbered up and slick. The best balanced truck will be at the front."

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TAYLER MALSAM, No. 81 One Eighty Toyota Tundra, Randy Moss Motorsports
Starting Position: 10th

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TIMOTHY PETERS, No. 1 Strutmasters Toyota Tundra, Red Horse Racing
Starting Position: 11th

How was your truck in practice and qualifying? "In race trim, we have a really good Strutmasters.com Toyota. In qualifying trim, we thought we had it there but we missed it. It's frustrating because obviously track position means the world here. We'll take what we got and hopefully at the checkered flag tomorrow, we'll be number one."

What does this race mean to you growing up so close to Martinsville? "This race means the world to me, just because it's 20 minutes from home and I have had a lot of success up here. I'm just frustrated a little bit because we should've been better than that. I knew we were better than that. But, they don't pay anything to start, it's where you finish. We'll be okay tomorrow."

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DAVID STARR, No. 24 Zachry Toyota Tundra, HT Motorsports
Starting Position: 13th

TERRY COOK, No. 25 Cajun Industries Toyota Tundra, HT Motorsports
Starting Position: 14th

ARIC ALMIROLA, No. 15 Graceway Pharmaceuticals/AKawareness.com Toyota Tundra, Billy Ballew Motorsports
Starting Position: 15th

PEYTON SELLERS, No. 17 Danville Ready Mix/SFP Toyota Tundra, Red Horse Racing
Starting Position: 16th

MAX PAPIS, No. 13 GEICO Toyota Tundra, Germain Racing
Starting Position: 18th

T.J. BELL, No. 11 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra, Red Horse Racing
Starting Position: 21st

-credit: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Mike Skinner
Teams Germain Racing , Red Horse Racing