Dave Blaney started the Stater Bros. 300 from the pole and led the first 16 laps of the 150 lap race. In 95 career NASCAR Busch Series starts, Blaney has led a total of 230 laps. A Toyota Camry has led a laps in the first two NASCAR Busch...
Dave Blaney started the Stater Bros. 300 from the pole and led the first 16 laps of the 150 lap race. In 95 career NASCAR Busch Series starts, Blaney has led a total of 230 laps. A Toyota Camry has led a laps in the first two NASCAR Busch Series races of the season. Long Beach, Calif., native Jason Leffler was involved in an accident with the No. 42 car on the frontstretch on lap 88.
The next race on the schedule will take place in Mexico City at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on March 4. Blaney, Leffler and David Reutimann will compete in Toyota Camrys.
JASON LEFFLER, No. 38 Great Clips Toyota, Braun Racing:
On the contact that took him out of the race: "The 25 of Kenny Wallace slipped up to the right rear. We came from the back of the pack with new tires, it was a shame. I don't know why. It was a heck of a hit; I thought it was going to hurt a lot harder than it did. That's racing.
"I watched the replay. We had just got tires. I'm sure it was an accident. I don't know if he was trying to tuck in behind me and get drafted. We had a great Toyota we just pitted off sequence there and came from the back -- it would have turned out alright for us. It's a shame. Second -- we had a DNF last week when we got caught up in a wreck."
DAVID REUTIMANN, No. 99 Aaron's Dream Machine, Michael Waltrip Racing
On his race: "We just couldn't get it good all night. At one point, we got it really fast, but we went from real loose to real tight. We were decent there for a while and started moving forward, but we could never improve on it. The guys did a great job in the pits and the motor ran great. It was okay, but nothing too great."
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