Chevy Trucks NASCAR 150 Friday quotebook PHOENIX (March 26, 1999) Quotes from selected drivers following Friday's Bud Pole Qualifying for Sunday's Chevy Trucks NASCAR 150 at Phoenix International Raceway. Jack Sprague No. 24 GMAC ...
Chevy Trucks NASCAR 150 Friday quotebook
PHOENIX (March 26, 1999) Quotes from selected drivers following Friday's Bud Pole Qualifying for Sunday's Chevy Trucks NASCAR 150 at Phoenix International Raceway. Jack Sprague
No. 24 GMAC Financial Services Chevrolet "I tell you these guys don't give up. This is the most we've ever changed. I mean we've been not too good ever since we came off the truck and we haven't been good at all. We've been working with this new Silverado trying to find what it wants. We changed a bunch before qualifying and it was basically a whole new set-up. We fought all day with it and it was terrible tight and we were eighth or ninth on the sheet. Actually we went through three set-ups with it today. I made a banzai run there and we were ninth. I had no idea really."
Rick Crawford No. 14 Circle Bar Motel and RV Park Ford "The morning practice was pretty good and the afternoon practice didn't go very well. We did the old mission impossible theme today. I let the guys alone after the afternoon practice and they did their jobs like they know how to do. I just walked out here and went for a pretty quick ride."
Kevin Harvick No. 98 Porter-Cable Power Tools Ford "This Porter-Cable F-150 is pretty quick this week. The truck got a little loose but I guess that we can live with that right now. We've got a pretty good race truck, so we'll see what happens tomorrow. The truck has been good since we unloaded it and that's the key. As tough as this series is, you have to be good from the start. We've been around here a bunch so that will help us."
Greg Biffle No. 50 Grainger Racing Ford "The Grainger Ford has been good all day. The guys did a great job. On our practice earlier, we were too loose. The guys tightened up a little bit and it just wasn't quite enough. We were worried about the rubber on the track. Because we were really tight during the second practice session so we thought that might happen again and it didn't and I was a little too free. The track is in awesome shape right now. "
Stacy Compton No. 86 Royal Crown Cola Dodge "I am disappointed with my lap. These guys deserve better than that. I just drove into the corner too hard and got a little loose. This truck is set up, though, and I think that we will be up front for the race."
Mike Wallace No. Team ASE Racing Ford "That was not the lap we were looking for. It wasn't a bad lap. I screwed up just a little bit myself and left a little bit on the table in turn one and got into three a little bit too hard to make it up. I thought we had a shot at the pole. We have to get some oil temperature in these things when it comes down to qualifying and we aren't doing that. That's what we need to do. The Team ASE truck is pretty good."
Rick Carelli No. 6 RE/MAX International Chevrolet "We went 28.28 _ faster than we've gone all week. So it was a little tight in practice and we made some changes to loosen it up. The Silverado feels real good and if we can stay in the top ten with that run, I'll be happy."
Jay Sauter No. 3 GM Goodwrench Service Plus Chevrolet "Actually, it was a good qualifying run for us. We've struggled a lot to qualify here. We'll take that lap and go on from here to get ready to race."
Mike Bliss No. 99 Exide Batteries Ford "The track and temperature has changed since this morning. It was a little bit tighter in turn one and two and a little bit tighter in turn three and four from this morning. We tried to outguess the weather and we didn't come close. We've been fighting it all day. I've always done well in Phoenix whatever I've driven. The race is the most important thing. We should hopefully be in the top 10 tomorrow."
Source: NASCAR Online