BUSCH: Nazareth: Bobby Hamilton Jr preview

Last weekend at Gateway International Raceway Hamilton, Jr. grabbed his first top-5 of the season, which propelled him back into the top-10 in the NASCAR Busch Series standings. Hoping for a repeat performance this week, the Team Marines head to...

Last weekend at Gateway International Raceway Hamilton, Jr. grabbed his first top-5 of the season, which propelled him back into the top-10 in the NASCAR Busch Series standings. Hoping for a repeat performance this week, the Team Marines head to Nazareth Speedway where Hamilton, Jr. has two top-10 finishes in his last three starts at the one-mile track.

Bobby Hamilton, Jr. on Nazareth:

"I like the track because it's different and has its own unique characteristics. There's no other track on the circuit like it and that's what makes it a fun place to drive. It's next to impossible to get the car to handle perfectly all the way around the track because every turn is so different that you end up having to compromise a little bit. It's one of those flat, slick tracks that this team usually prevails at. We had a great run last weekend at Gateway which put us back into the top ten in points, so I think that after a bit of slump in the beginning of the season the Team Marines are back and headed in the right direction."

Fred Wanke on Nazareth:

"Nazareth is a pretty unique track. You can't compare it to anywhere else. Drivers either love it or they hate it. Each turn is different with varying degree of banking. We're focused on having a good qualifying run, holding our track position and having quick pit stops. That's the way to win a race at Nazareth."

Equipment:
The No. 25 Team Marines will compete with chassis No. 10 this weekend at Nazareth Speedway. This is the same chassis that Hamilton, Jr. competed with in Las Vegas (34th - engine) and Richmond (10th).

-trm/tmr-

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Drivers Bobby Hamilton