Chase Miller and No. 9 Verizon Wireless/Motorola Team Make Way to Milwaukee STATESVILLE, NC -- Chase Miller and the No. 9 Gillett Evernham Motorsports Dodge team are looking to The Milwaukee Mile for some Saturday-night success this ...
Chase Miller and No. 9 Verizon Wireless/Motorola Team Make Way to Milwaukee
STATESVILLE, NC -- Chase Miller and the No. 9 Gillett Evernham Motorsports Dodge team are looking to The Milwaukee Mile for some Saturday-night success this weekend.
Miller, 21-year old native of Canton, Ga., makes his second start at the historic, one-mile oval and hopes to put his own name in the record books when the checkered flag flies. With only 9.25-degrees of banking in the turns, Team Director Kirk Almquist and crew will be looking for the right set-up to get around the fairly flat track.
On racing The Milwaukee Mile: "That track has been around forever dating back to the early days of racing. A lot of great names have crossed over that start/finish line and now I get to race there again. I know we can have a great run and come out of there with a good finish. This team is too good not to excel at a place like Milwaukee. The racing there is always exciting and fans have seen some great finishes through the years."
Keys to Success: "You have to be really good into and through the corners so you don't lose a lot of speed on exit. It's important for the car to stick going into the turn and not skate up high in Turns 1 and 3. If that happens, you're going to pay for it through Turns 2 and 4 and lose a lot of speed heading down the backstretch. On pit road, our team has been very solid all year and it's my job to give Kirk Almquist (Team Director) the right feedback to make good adjustments."
Another Saturday night race: "Like I said last week, we all started out racing at some short track on Friday or Saturday night before we got to this level. There's just something about the energy and level of excitement about racing at night. The fans in Milwaukee always get pumped up for our races and that transfers to the drivers and teams. I love that type of atmosphere."