Talladega: Toyota teams qualifying quotes

KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Z-Line Designs Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Qualified: 8th What do you think your chances are of winning four in a row tomorrow? "I don't know. We'll see. The Z-Line Toyota was pretty good in practice yesterday. I wasn't...

KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Z-Line Designs Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Qualified: 8th

What do you think your chances are of winning four in a row tomorrow? "I don't know. We'll see. The Z-Line Toyota was pretty good in practice yesterday. I wasn't overly excited about it, but I feel like we'll have a decent shot at it anyway. I tend to have had a tough time finishing races here so if Talladega is going to be one to kill the streak, it's going to be here. At least it's a track where it's not a lot of driver involved and it's a lot more car induced so I wish it was the other way around, but we have what we have here this weekend and we'll see how it goes."

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DENNY HAMLIN, No. 32 Hass Avocados from Mexico Toyota Camry, Braun Racing Qualified: 10th

What is it about the No. 32 car that has made it consistently fast all year long? "It's real consistent. Tim Braun and all of the guys at Braun Racing do a really good job preparing these cars. On the Nationwide side, more than ever, you got to pay attention to detail and those guys are doing a better and better job of doing that. It's really shown on the racetrack. So we're just trying to do our best to help build this team and try to make it into a race winner each and every time we come to the race track."

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MIKE WALLACE, No. 7 GEICO Toyota Camry, Germain Racing Qualified: 20th

How was your qualifying lap and how do you think your car will do tomorrow? "It was a real basic qualifying run today. We'll just have to see how it all shakes out lap-time wise. I thought we could run a little faster than what we did, but I know our car drops very well so this is a place where you can literally start last and be leading the race in 15 laps so I'm excited to be here."

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DAVID REUTIMANN, No. 99 Aaron's Dream Machine/Best Western Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Qualified: 27th

Can you talk about your qualifying laps today? "We were slow and were not very good. We're not all that great in a pack and we're even worse by ourselves so I'm really, really disappointed."

Did the change of weather affect your qualifying laps? "The weather hurt us a little bit, but we were slow in qualifying trim in practice. We're not where we want to be with our speedway program at all. We'll keep working at it and get something figured out. We just haven't found the right combination yet for what we need to go fast, but we just have to try to get with a good group of cars tomorrow and stay with them."

-credit: totyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Michael Waltrip
Teams Germain Racing , Michael Waltrip Racing , Joe Gibbs Racing