BUSCH: Dover II: Kenny Wallace preview

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About the #22 AutoZone Ford Taurus Driver, Kenny Wallace . . .

. Currently fifth in the NASCAR Busch Series driver points standings entering this weekend's race at Dover International Speedway

. Dover marks the sixth race with sponsorship from AutoZone; the announcement came Saturday, the day of The Wallace Family Tribute 250 presented by Shop 'n Save at Gateway International Raceway, outside of Wallace's hometown of St. Louis

. Wallace has earned 11 top-10 finishes in 2005, including three, second- place finishes: two at Nashville Superspeedway and one at Darlington Raceway

. Wallace has 20 career NBS starts at Dover, including 2 top-5's and 8 top-10's

. Wallace started 8th and finished 9th in June at Dover International Speedway

Wallace's thoughts on Dover International Speedway . . .

"Dover is a fun track and I really look forward to racing there. The season is winding down and right now our main goals are to win a race and maintain our position in the top-five in driver points. Our team has had a really good year, but a really bad past month, so we are looking to turn it around and finish the year strong. The AutoZone team is going into Dover this weekend with a great attitude and we are looking to compete for the win. The #22 car ran well in the spring race at Dover, but we definitely feel like we can improve on our 9th place finish. I was actually leading the race this time last year with eight laps to go and I ran out of fuel, so we would really like to put the #22 AutoZone Ford in victory lane this weekend."


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