Notable Quotables

Notable Quotables – MENCS Chevrolet Drivers Before Phoenix Race

PACING THE FIELD: This weekend the field will be looking at a gold Bowtie as they head toward taking the green flag at Phoenix International Raceway.  A silver Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will bring the field to the start of the 312-lap/312-mile event around the 1-mile oval in the desert.  This will mark the third time in 2017 the silver Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will serve as the pace car in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

Read what the Chevrolet Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers had to say leading into the Phoenix race weekend:

Notable Quotables – MENCS Chevrolet Drivers Before the FOLDS OF HONOR QUIKTRIP 500 in Atlanta

AJ ALLMENDINGER, NO. 47 KROGER CLICK LIST CHEVROLET SS – 5TH IN STANDINGS
ON THE UPDATES TO THE 2017 AERO PACKAGE:
“I’m not sure.  You don’t really know until you get out there.  It’s hard even if you go test it, you kind of feel it, but you don’t really know until you get a race weekend, you get all the rubber built up on the race track, more importantly you get 39 other cars around you.  It’s definitely going to be less downforce, you are going to be sliding around more, but how that is going to affect the cars or the racing we are not going to really know until we get on the race track.”

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Notable Quotables: Kurt Busch on Winning the 2017 Daytona 500

(Chicago Tribune Photo)

Twelve hours after celebrating his DAYTONA 500 victory in Daytona International Speedway’s Gatorade Victory Lane, the newest champion of “The Great American Race” was still processing the defining moment of his NASCAR career.

“It’s surreal,” the Stewart-Haas Racing driver said Monday morning, during the annual Champion’s Breakfast in the Speedway’s Bill France Room. “Wins are hard to come by … but to win the DAYTONA 500, it’s hard to put into words. It’s beyond belief, really.”

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