STACY COMPTON -59-Kingsford/Bush's Baked Beans Ford Fusion (Finished 3rd) "It was pretty wild. We knew we had a decent race car. We could run top-five times, we just needed track position. We got turned around there early in one of those...
STACY COMPTON -59-Kingsford/Bush's Baked Beans Ford Fusion (Finished 3rd)
"It was pretty wild. We knew we had a decent race car. We could run top-five times, we just needed track position. We got turned around there early in one of those melees on the frontstretch and the guys just kept working and kept making the car better and better. I told them on the radio that we had an eighth to a 10th-place car and a top-five team tonight. These guys hustled and kept us on the lead lap and kept making the car better and better. It got a little crazy right there at the end. It was in the position to be one of the cars on the lead lap, and we've seen them win in sight, and we knew those guys would be battling, and it was a good night for us."
"It was a good night. It was good for the Busch Series. I like to see something like that. The Cup regulars, they were quick and they were good. They got caught up in some stuff, but I felt like we had our car as good as we've been all year tonight and we came home with a top-five. I felt like, once again, we had maybe a fifth to an eighth-place car, but that was by far one of the best runs that we've had on a mile-and-a-half race track in a long time. Jay (Guy) and I are really just starting to get a chance to work together and learning a little bit each other. Good to see a couple of Busch guys up there. It's good for the Busch Series."
DANNY O'QUINN, JR. -50-Transamerica Ford Fusion (Top rookie)
"It felt more like Martinsville out there today. It seemed like every two or three laps that somebody was having a wreck or something. We were unfortunate to get caught up in a couple of them, one of them being self-inflected there a little bit. It was kinda a blessing in disguise for us. We got to pit and kinda work pit strategy to our advantage there and got up front. It seemed we had a really good car once we got up there in the clean air. It was definitely a wild turnout of events out front. It was kind of a bad omen to be in the lead."
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