BUSCH: Nashville: Kenny Wallace post-race interview

KENNY WALLACE-22-Stacker 2 Ford Taurus (Finished 2nd) "I had a great race car. I couldn't ask for my car to be any faster. I was just stunned how fast that 41 was. I couldn't tell why he was so fast; he was just fast all the way around the...

KENNY WALLACE-22-Stacker 2 Ford Taurus (Finished 2nd)

"I had a great race car. I couldn't ask for my car to be any faster. I was just stunned how fast that 41 was. I couldn't tell why he was so fast; he was just fast all the way around the race track. I really can't remember the last time a field got beat that bad; it was merciful. That 41 was incredible. Besides him, this was a new car. I'm obviously with a championship team. This is the same team Jeff Green won the championship with. They've retooled and regrouped, and we kind of got everything back in place. We put an engineer back in place that was with that team. Of course, we've got a new crew chief and everything is new. It was a good shot in the arm. We were eighth in the points coming in here. I've won nine of these races and it's hard to believe this is my first top-five since 2001 when I won at Rockingham. It's only fitting because it's where we should be."

"I had a great day and you don't want to complain. The NASCAR Busch is an awesome division, but there about 10 cars on the race track that are incredibly slow. NASCAR does their best, and as long you know what groove they're going to be in, there's always guys like that that are going to have a bad day. If it would have cost me something maybe I would been a little more critical, but I'm not going to complain."

"I was hoping he was going to run out of gas. With about five to go I was thinking to myself, 'Maybe he might run out of gas.' I had pitted after him. I was the last car to pit basically. I got my fuel later than he did. I know what it was. He came in for fuel and I came in for tires and fuel. You listen to these interviews your whole life and when you get spanked, you get spanked. All I can tell you is Jamie McMurray is a good friend of mine and he drives for my brother Rusty, and Jamie told me that when he drives that 41 car, he's never felt anything like that car. He won Phoenix last year and it was incredible how fast that car was. It was just so fast all the way around the race track."

"Something had to break on him. It was fastest that I've ever seen. I've never seen a car spank the field that bad. Maybe at Charlotte with Jimmie Johnson in a Cup race, but that guy was checked out."

"I want to remind everyone that all of the Cup cars are here. The only ones that are missing are Mark Martin and Matt Kenseth and I think there's one more maybe. These are all Cup teams now. This is a new era in the Busch Series. Kevin Harvick and the 33 car, these are all the same cars that are here every week, they just have different drivers in them."

"I'm going to test my dirt car Wednesday night if anybody wants any human drama. My dirt car will be at Clarksville, Tenn. Everyone says what are you doing for a hobby? I guess Junior and these guys play with their little RC cars and I decided to buy a dirt team. We've got about 26 races scheduled, and I sure do enjoy racing because I got a late start on dirt. My whole family ran it but me, but now I'm catching up, so we're going to do that this week before Bristol."

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Matt Kenseth , Kevin Harvick , Kenny Wallace , Jeff Green , Jamie McMurray , Mark Martin