Phoenix: GM teams Happy Hour quotes

JACK SPRAGUE, NO. 16 CHEVY TRUCKS SILVERADO (QUALIFIED 1ST, 8TH IN HAPPY HOUR PRACTICE): "Our Chevy Trucks Silverado is pretty good. During Happy Hour, we continued to try adjustments to see how the truck would react. It is a little harder to...

JACK SPRAGUE, NO. 16 CHEVY TRUCKS SILVERADO (QUALIFIED 1ST, 8TH IN HAPPY HOUR PRACTICE):

"Our Chevy Trucks Silverado is pretty good. During Happy Hour, we continued to try adjustments to see how the truck would react. It is a little harder to get a true feel for it when we practice at 9 in the morning when it is cool and race at 3:30 in the afternoon when the track will be much warmer but I still think we have a good package to start the race tomorrow and starting on the pole helps us with track position as the race unwinds. With this being the Silverado race, I really want to win this for Chevrolet and well everyone who works so hard on this Chevy Trucks Team.

KEN SCHRADER, NO. 52 FEDERATED AUTO PARTS SILVERADO (QUALIFIED 2ND, 19th IN HAPPY HOUR PRACTICE):

"We need to be better than we were this morning but practice in the morning and racing in the afternoon makes a huge difference. At the end of yesterday's practice before qualifying we had a good neutral starting point so we will just start there and do what we have to do during the race to stay up front with the leaders all day."

DAVID STARR, NO. 75 SPEARS MANUFACTURING SILVERADO (QUALIFIED 5TH, 9TH IN HAPPY HOUR PRACTICE):

"Pretty good but our Chevrolet Silverado wasn't the best. We weren't the fastest on the board but the truck handles well, turns well. We like to have our Spears Manufacturing Chevrolet in Victory Lane one more time before the season is over but if we can't do that we want to have a top-5 finish for sure. We'll do the very best we can do."

RON HORNADAY, NO. 47 CHEVY ACXIOM CELEBRITY ALL STAR SILVERADO (QUALIFIED 6TH, 11th IN HAPPY HOUR PRACTICE):

"This Big & Rich Silverado is pretty good. I felt really comfortable out there this morning and we made huge progress in our setup for the race tomorrow. Randy Goss and all these guys on this Morgan Dollar Motorsports team are incredible. They really gave me what I needed for qualifying and I have no doubts I will have what I need for the race. We have built some adjustability in the No. 47 and I think we are one or two minor adjustments away from being where we need to be tomorrow. It is a blast to be back in the trucks, I forgot how fun they are to drive and I am really looking forward to racing with these guys tomorrow."

DENNIS SETZER, NO. 46 CHEVROLET SILVERADO (QUALIFIED 27TH, 15TH IN HAPPY HOUR PRACTICE):

"We had a difficult day yesterday with a poor qualifying run. We made some improvements out there today in Happy Hour. We made quite a few changes that helped us improve out there today. I don't like talking about the points and we are starting pretty far back so we plan on passing a whole lot of trucks tomorrow in the Chevrolet Silverado and try not hit anything. I think the improvements we made will help and we should be in good shape to pass a lot of people."

MATT CRAFTON, NO. 6 GM GOODWRENCH SILVERADO (QUALIFIED 11TH, 12th IN HAPPY HOUR PRACTICE):

"Our biggest problem right now is that we are really tight in the middle of the corners. The truck will just not rotate very well and it just slides the nose when I try to get back in the gas. It takes of few laps to get this GM Goodwrench Chevy going so long green flag runs and great pit stops are going to be key for us to get to the front."

TRACY HINES, NO. 88 MENARDS SILVERADO (QUALIFIED 21ST, 10TH IN HAPPY HOUR PRACTICE):

"It is one of my favorite tracks I've run a lot of laps here just not in a truck. I think it's a driver friendly track. It has a wide groove not so much a wide racing grove more like a wide not mess up grove. If you get in the too hard in the corners you can change your arc. For us with the Menard Chevrolet it feels good and we are in the top-10 in happy hour. I think we are making gains but without a lot of practice time we are slowly getting there. It should be a great action packed race that the fans will enjoy."

SHANE HMIEL, NO. 15 TRIMSPA SILVERADO (QUALIFIED 13th, 3rd IN HAPPY HOUR PRACTICE):

"Wow the TRIMSPA Chevrolet is fast. Pretty sporty I have to say. I think we'll be in great shape for the race. It's a Chevrolet race, I hope to be the fastest and best finishing Silverado and hopefully bring home a victory for this TRIMSPA Team. This Billy Ballew Motorsports team puts the best equipment under me and Ritchie (Wauters) really knows his stuff. We have awesome horsepower under that hood. Barring any incidents I think we will do great tomorrow in the Chevy 150."

-gm racing-

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