Toyota Motorsports off-week notes 2010-05-26

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: This year, Tundra drivers have combined for four wins, 20 top-five results, 37 top-10 finishes and three poles after the first seven NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races ... Last Friday (May 21), Kyle Busch earned...

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: This year, Tundra drivers have combined for four wins, 20 top-five results, 37 top-10 finishes and three poles after the first seven NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races ... Last Friday (May 21), Kyle Busch earned the first Tundra win at Charlotte Motor Speedway and became the first NCWTS driver to win at Charlotte from the pole ... Busch's Charlotte win was his 70th NASCAR national touring series career victory, which places him ninth on the all-time win list ... Todd Bodine (first), Aric Almirola (second), Timothy Peters (third), David Starr (eighth) and Mike Skinner (ninth) are currently in the top-10 in points ... The NCWTS returns to action on June 4 at Texas Motor Speedway.

TODD BODINE, No. 30 Germain.com Toyota Tundra, Germain Racing

How do you feel about regaining the points lead? "It's still a long way to go. We were in the points lead and we came out of Martinsville with a 30th and lost the points lead. We are working hard. At Dover and Charlotte, we didn't have a truck to win the race. I was really not good at all in Charlotte, but we still got a fifth. That's how you win points championships is to take a bad truck and a bad run and finish fifth and we had a good truck and finished second."

DAVID STARR, No. 81 Zachry Toyota Tundra, Randy Moss Motorsports

Do you get more excited to race at Texas Motor Speedway? "I used to get really geared up for the Texas race and I would make it a really big deal, but when I did that I could never get to the start-finish line first. I've finished third a number of times though. Now I just try to make it another race - just like last week at Charlotte or the week before in Dover. The No. 81 Zachry Toyota Tundra team has recorded three consecutive top-10 finishes and we're very excited about our chances at Texas Motor Speedway next weekend. Every race is important to me and I want to win every one of them, but to win there (at Texas Motor Speedway) would be extra special and a very sentimental win."

-source: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Todd Bodine , Mike Skinner , David Starr , Timothy Peters , Aric Almirola , Kyle Busch
Teams Germain Racing