2009 NCWTS Copart 200
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2009 NCWTS Copart 200


>>>AND AS THEY COME OFF THE CORRESPONDENTER, MARK MARTIN WILL WIN IT! >>WE PLAYED IS SMART, LET IT RIP WHEN IT WAS TIME TO GO! >>TRYING TO GET THE NOSE ALONGSIDE THE CRUTCH! >>MAYBE JACK, THIS IS YOUR WIN! >>ELVIS DIDN’T SHOW UP, BUT GREG BIFFLE SURE DID! VICTORY NUMBER ONE! >>KANSAS IS KNOWN FOR THE “WIZARD OF OZ.” TOTO, THERE IS A TORNADO TODAY. AND THE TORNADO’S NAMES IS MIKE BLISS. >>ONLY HIS 14th START, KURT BUSCH WINS IN MILWAUKEE! >>ROUSH RACING TAKES THE LEAD WITH 29 CAREER WINS! [CHEERING] >>DO YOU THINK HE’S HAPPY. >>CARL EDWARDS MAKES HIS FINAL TURN. >>HELL OF A BURN OUT THERE. WE’RE GOING TO DO BACK FLIP. >>LONG TIME SINCE RICKY CRAVEN HAS VISITED VICTORY LANE. >>TODAY I HAD SOME FUN! >>TRAVIS KVAPIL HAS FOUR TRUCK LENGTHS OVER KYLE BUSCH! >>THANK YOU, JACK ROUSH! THANK YOU! >>WELCOME BACK TO MILWAUKEE MILE! THE TRUCKS ARE ROLLING FOR THE 200 PRESENTED ON SPEED BY TOYOTA. A GORGEOUS AFTERNOON FOR RACING. WE WERE SUPPOSED TO BE RACING UNDER THE LIGHTS LAST EVENING BUT BECAUSE OF THE RAIN, OBVIOUSLY IT’S BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR THE AFTERNOON. THAT’S OBVIOUSLY GOING TO BE A BIG STORY IN THIS ONE TODAY. RACING UNDER THE SUNLIGHT. >>IT REALLY IS. I TALKED TO THE GUYS IN THE GARAGE AREA AND THEY SAID THE DIFFERENCE IS THEY RELIED ON MORE GRIP, THAT NIGHTTIME WAS GOING TO BRING. THEY’RE NOT GOING TO HAVE THAT SO THEY FELT TRUCKS WOULD BE LOOSE UP OFF THE CORNER, A BIG ISSUE. THEY’LL HAVE TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS IN THE FIRST PIT STOP. >>TO HAVE SUCCESS HERE YOU HAVE TO BE A LITTLE LOOSE. THE TURNS ARE SO FLAT YOU WANT TO DRIVE YOUR TRUCK WITH THE GAS PEDAL. THEY SET THE TRUCKS UP LIKE THAT ANYWAY, THINKING THEY’LL RACE IN COOL, COOL OVERCAST DARK CONDITIONS. BUT NOW A WHOLE NEW WORLD. THE TRACK IS HOT, THE TRUCKS WILL SLIDE AROUND. BUT YOUR PIT CREW GUYS AND CONCERNED DRIVERS. >>THERE’S NO QUALIFYING YESTERDAY BECAUSE OF THE INCLIMATE WEATHER SO THE STARTING GRID WAS SET BY OWNER POINTS AND THAT’S ROLLING ACROSS THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN NOW. WHICH WANT TO LOOK AT OUR ZMAX TRACK DESCRIPTION FOR THE MILWAUKEE MILE. >>FLAT CORNERS, ONLY 9 DEGREES. MARTINSVILLE HAS 12-DEGREE CORNERS AND THAT’S FLAT. BUT VERY LONG, LONG CORNERS, SHORT STRAIGHTAWAYS. >>CHECK OUT THE SURFACES, SEE THE DARKER PAVEMENT ON THE BOTTOM? THE GUYS RELY ON THAT TO GET THE TRUCKS AROUND THESE FLAT TURNS SOME OF THEY DO HAVE SOME OPTIONS. THEY CAN MOVE UP IF THE TRUCK IS SWISHING AND GET OUT OF THAT PRESSURE PAVEMENT. THAT MIGHT HELP THEM TURN. THEY’LL HAVE TO FIGURE OUT WHERE THEY WANT THEIR TRUCK FOR IN THE CORNERS TO GET AROUND THEM FASTER THAN THE REST. >>LET’S LOOK AT OUR RACE ANALYSIS. 33 TRUCKS STARTING. 200 LAPS, 200 MILES. PURSE OVER A HALF MILLION DOLLARS. PIT WINDOW BETWEEN 80 D 90 LAPS. BUT I HAVE TO BELIEVE THEY’LL MAKE MAKE ADJUSTMENTS QUICK. >>BACK TO PIT ROAD BEFORE THE GREEN. >>TO WIN A LOT OF RACES YOU HAVE TO LEAD A LOT OF LAPS SOME LET’S LOOK AT AT LAPS LED HERE IN MILWAUKEE. MIKE SKINNER AT THE TOP OF THE LIST WITH 251 LAPS LED. BUT WHEN YOU LOOK LOWER ON THE LIST, HOW ABOUT MATT CRAFTON, ONLY ONE LAP LED. TODD BODINE, I THINK YOU’LL SEE MIKE SKINNER UP IN FRONT A LOT TODAY AND A BRAND-NEW SPONSORSHIP ON HIS TRUCK, THAT’S DOC BAILEY’S LEATHER PRODUCTS. WATCH FOR SKINNER AT THE FRONT OF THE FIELD. >>TWO MEMBERS OF OUR SPEED CREW TURNED BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK. I CAN TELL YOU RON HORNADAY IS CELEBRATING HIS 51st BIRTHDAY THIS AFTERNOON. AND HE WILL BE A BUSY GUY, NOT ONLY RUNNING THE TRUCK SERIES RACE THIS AFTERNOON, HE WILL COMPETE IN THE NATIONWIDE SERIES LATER ON TONIGHT. AND HE IS ONE OF ONLY TWO DRIVERS HERE AT MILWAUKEE MILE TO RECORD WINS IN BOTH SERIES. YOU SEE HORNADAY GOING TO VICTORY IN ’97 AND ’04 IN TRUCKS, AND NATIONWIDE SERIES RESPECTIVELY. GREG BIFFLE HAS ALSO DONE THAT. HORNADAY TRYING TO SWEEP BOTH RACES IN LESS THAN 12 HOURS TODAY! >>RACE FANS VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE CO PART DRIVER IN THE CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS, 33 OF HORNADAY OR NUMBER 30 OF BODINE TO WIN A VARIETY OF PRIZES, INCLUDING A VIP RACE EXPERIENCE IN TALLADEGA THIS OCTOBER! GO TO COPART.COM FOR RULES AND TO REGISTER. VOTE NOW FOR THE CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS! >>DO YOU THINK THEY’RE GOING TO BEAT EACH OTHER? >>A COUPLE CHAMPIONS. THEY ALWAYS GO DOOR TO DOOR. NOW WE’VE GIVEN THEM EXTRA INCENTIVE, AS IF THEY NEEDED IT. >>FANS ARE GOING TO ENJOY THIS, ALWAYS A GREAT SHOW. IT’S OUR 15th RACE AT THE MILWAUKEE MILE. ONE OF THE STATISTICS THAT REALLY JUMP OUT AT US. A TOP 8 STARTING POSITION NORMALLY MEANS SOMETHING GOOD. >>HISTORICALLY SPEAKING IT DOES. >>WE’VE ALSO ALWAYS HAD QUALIFYING, SO THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THEY’VE BEEN SET BY OWNER POINTS. THE PACE TRUCK MAKES HIS WAY ON TO FIT ROAD. THE GREEN FLAG GOES IN THE AIR. WE’RE UNDERWAY IN MILWAUKEE! . >>INTO TURN ONE, THAT IS OWNER POINTS, MATT CRAFTON OUR DRIVERS POINTS LEADER ON THE OUTSIDE BATTLING DOWN THE BACKSTRETCH! >>MATT CRAFTON WOULD LIKE TO CHANGE THAT STAT OF ONLY HAVING LED ONE LAP AT THIS RACETRACK. >>SIDEWAYS! RUNS CRAFTON UP THE HILL AND HERE COMES HORNADAY! HORNADAY MAKING IT TWO WIDE ON THE INSIDE OF MATT CRAFTON, LOOK TO MAKE THE PASS ON ICKLER. BUT ICKLER WINS THE FIRST LAP HERE IN MILWAUKEE. >>PROBLEM ABOUT THE 02. OLIVER. HE GETS TURNED AROUND BUT KEEPS GOING. STRAIGHTENS BACK OUT AND WE STAY GREEN. >>RON HORNADAY HAD AN ADVANTAGE WITH A COUPLE NATIONWIDE SERIES PRACTICES, DOING DOUBLE DUTY TODAY SO HE’S BEEN ON A RACETRACK QUITE A BIT TODAY. >>SEVEN DRIVERS WILL BE RUNNING THE NATIONWIDE RACE LATER TODAY. DENNIS SETZER, ERIC, TERRY COOK, PAYTON SELLERS, MIKE PARTON AND JASON LEFFLER TODAY IN THE 90. >>THAT OFF THIRD, THAT’S BRIAN ICKLER THE 51 AND MIKE SKINNER, RIGHT BEHIND HIM. THERE’S TODD BODINE IN THE COPART TOYOTA. >>YOU SAW ICKLER — THERE’S A BATTLE FOR LEAD! HE MAKES THAT PASS, GOES UP DEEP. >>AND IT’S STUCK. >>THAT’S HORNADAY. THEY’LL BATTLE FOR THE NEXT SIX RACES. >>1-2, RON HORNADAY AND MATT CRAFTON, CRAFTON ABLE TO BE OUT FRONT FOR A LAP. WE SAW BRIAN ICKLER LEAD THE FIRST LAP, NOW IT’S RON HORNADAY. >>FINISHES THE LAST THREE RACES, 11th, HIS WORST FINISH THIS SEASON. >>WHAT AN INCREDIBLE CONSISTENT YEAR HE’S HAD. >>TOP TWO IN POINTS, JUST SWITCHED POSITIONS. MATT CRAFTON LEADING POINTS BY 39, OVER THE 33 OF RON HORNADAY. AND ADAM ALEXANDER? >>IN THIS VERY TRUCK HE WON BOTH RACES LAST YEAR AT NEW HAMPSHIRE AND GATEWAY. AND THEY WERE REALLY STRUGGLING WHEN THEY UNLOAD INDEED THAT FIRST PRACTICE SESSION HERE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. SO YOU KNOW WHAT THEY DID? THEY LOOKED BACK AND PUT IT LIKE IT WAS A YEAR AGO WHEN THEY RON THE TWO EVENTS WITH THIS PARTICULAR TRUCK. IT APPEARS TO HAVE PAID OFF OUT FRONT, LEADING CRAFTON THE MAN HE IS CHASING IN THE POINTS STANDING. >>TODD BODINE TRYING TO GET BY BRIAN ICKLER. ICKLER STRUGGLING EVER SINCE THEY THREW THE GREEN FLAG. WE SAW HIM GET LOOSE AND RUN THAT. HE KEEPS GETTING THAT TRUCK SIDEWAYS DOWN IN THE CENTER OF THE CORNER. OBVIOUSLY, HE HURTING A LITTLE BIT FROM THE DIFFERENT CONDITIONS OF HE PRACTICED THAT TRUCK IN AND SET IT UP TO RACE WITH IT BEING MUCH COOLER AND HE’S NOT ABLE TO GET IT UNDER HIM YET. >>NICE MOVE BY RICK CRAWFORD TO GET UNDER THE 17 OF TIMOTHY PETERS. FORCE RICK CRAWFORD ANOTHER DRIVER HAS HAD SUCCESS HERE BUT HAS. VISITED VICTORY LANE. HE’S BEEN THIRD TWICE AT THIS RACETRACK. BRIAN SCOTT, HAVEN’T TALKED A LOT ABOUT BRIAN. FOR THOSE FOLKS THAT TUNED IN YESTERDAY FOR THE SET-UP SHOW, WE TALKED ABOUT THE FACT HE BROKE HIS WRIST AT MICHIGAN LAST WEEKEND, SO HE IS DRIVING INJURED NOW WITH A BROKEN RIGHT WRIST, AND HIS RIGHT WRIST IS IN A CAST. >>RIGHT-HANDED DOMINANT HAND AND I WAS GOING TO ASK YOU, WHEN YOU’RE DRIVING, OBVIOUSLY YOU’RE SAWING ON THE WHEEL AS MANY THERE A LOT OF PRESSURE ON THAT RIGHT HAND? >>YES, BUT MAYBE IT’S MORE IMPORTANT TO HAVE A GOOD LEFT HAND BECAUSE YOU’RE STEADY THE WHEEL, DOING MORE WORK WITH THE LEFT HAND. OBVIOUSLY, THOUGH, HE’S HAMPERED HERE. CHECK HIM OUT. >>THERE’S THE SHOT OF HIS ONBOARD. YOU CAN SEE THE HANDS JUST LAYING ON THE WHEEL. HE’S DOING A LOT OF WORK WITH HIS LEFT HAND. >>RAY DUNLAP? >>YOU MIGHT NOT SEE IT THERE, BUT LOOK WHERE HIS SHIFTER IS, ABOUT 30 INCHES LONG. THEY MADE A SPECIAL SHIFTER SO BRIAN DIDN’T HAVE TO USE A LOT OF LEVERAGE WITH HIS HAND THERE. THEY’VE ALSO MADE SOME MODIFICATIONS TO THE STEERING WHEEL TO MAKE IT MORE COMFORTABLE IN THE COCKPIT. >>BRIAN DOESN’T HAVE A STRENGTH BECAUSE OF THAT CAST ON THE RIGHT HAND. >>I THINK AS LONG AS HE’S TURNING LEFT, HE’S OKAY. BUT IF THAT’S WHAT WAS TO GET SIDEWAYS — TO SAVE IT, I THINK THAT COULD BE A PROBLEM. >>BRIAN SCOTT RUNNING IN THE 9th SPOT ON THE RACETRACK. GETTING OUT IN FRONT OF THE FIELD, RON HORNADAY AND MATT CRAFTON, MIKE SKINNER, TODD BODINE, DAVID STARR THE TOP FIVE. >>RUNNING NICE WITH A HAND AND A HALF, THAT AIN’T BAD. >>RON HORNADAY HAS PUT ALMOST TWO SECONDS BETWEEN HIMSELF AND MATT CRAFTON EARLY IN THIS ONE. ‘ REQUESTS GO ON TO THE 10th LAP. . >>>TODAY ON SPEED THE ROLEX SPORTS STAR SERIES SLAMS INTO THE BUCKEYE STATE. EPIC BATTLES ON THE TRACK. DON’T MISS THE ROLEX SPORTSCAR SERIES LIVE TODAY AT 5 EASTERN, ONLY ON SPEED! RACING CONTINUING AT THE MILWAUKEE MILE. RON HORNADAY WAY OUT IN FRONT NOW 3 1/2 SECONDS. >>HE’S DRIVEN AWAY WITH THE FIELD. SET IT UP TO RACE AT NIGHT. I WONDER IF HE’S THINKING, DARN, MISSED THE SET-UP AND I’M DRIVING AWAY IN THE DAYLIGHT! >>THEY PRACTICED DURING THE DAY. EVEN THOUGH THEY WERE THINKING ABOUT RACING AT NIGHT THEY DID ALL THEIR PRACTICE IN SIMILAR CONDITIONS, AS FAR AS THE TEMPERATURES. SO OBVIOUSLY NOT HAMPERING HIM. >>MIKE SKINNER ABLE TO GET BAY THE 88 OF MATT CRAFTON FOR THE SECOND SPOT. SO NOW SKINNER IS CHASING DOWN HORNADAY. >>COMING OFF THE CORNER, MIKE WILL TURN OVER TO THE INSIDE HERE, HE SET THAT PATH UP BY RUN OFF THAT SECOND CORNER. HE WAS ABLE TO GO UP HIGHER THAN CRAFTON AND GET A GOOD RUN OFF THE TURN, THAT ENABLED HIM TO RUN BY AT THE END OF THE STRAIGHTAWAY. >>THAT’S A LITTLE OLDER PAVEMENT. THIS RACETRACK WAS PAVED IN 1996. AND THE REASON THAT ATTACHES IS BECAUSE IT TORE UP SO BAD THAT FIRST WEEKEND, THAT WAS THE TRUCK NATIONWIDE WEEKEND JUST LIKE WE’RE HERE TO REPAVE THE LOWER SECTION. FOR A LOT OF YEARS THAT LOWER SECTION, NEW PAVEMENT, HAD A LOT MORE DRIP THAN THE REST OF THE RACETRACK. NOW IT’S EVENED OUT. >>MIKE SKINNER UP INTO SECOND. RAY? >>GUYS, DEREK PHILLIPS CREW CHIEF TELLING SKINNER TO HAVE PATIENCE, DON’T WORRY ABOUT CATCHING HORNADAY BECAUSE YOU’RE RUNNING FASTER LAPS. SKIMP HAS BEEN TURNING LAPS AROUND 31 FLAT AND HORNADAY JUST RAN A 31-40 SO THEY’RE TELLING HIM, BE PATIENT, YOU’LL CATCH THAT LEADER SOON. >>THE MAN WHO STARTED ON THE POLE TODAY, BRIAN ICKLER, MAKING ONLY HIS 6th START IN THE TRUCK SERIES, AND HE FELT LIKE HE WOULD REALLY BE PRETTY GOOD HERE AT MILWAUKEE BECAUSE THIS IS THE KIND OF TRACK WHERE HE RACES CAMPING WORLD EAST SERIES, WHERE HE’S GROWN UP CUTTING HIS FEET. UNFORTUNATELY, A VERY LOOSE RACE TRUCK IN THE EARLY GOING DROPPED HIM TO 10th AND HE’S NOT HAVING AN OPPORTUNITY TO SHOW OFF HIS TALENT. >>I WAS WONDERING IF BRIAN ICKLER WOULD BE ABLE TO DRIVE THIS TRUCK BECAUSE WE KNOW KYLE BUSCH WILL BE BACK HERE FOR THE NATIONWIDE RACE LATER. I THOUGHT KYLE WOULD COME BACK EARLIER. >>KYLE HAD TO RUN PRACTICE AT INFINEON THIS MORNING SO THAT’S PROBABLY WHY HE WON’T BE HERE. HE PROBABLY WILL GET HERE JUST IN THE NICK OF TIME FOR THE NATIONWIDE RACE TONIGHT BUT A PRETTY RARE DOUBLEHEADER FOR THE NATIONWIDE SERIES AND THE WORLD TRUCK SERIES. >>IT’S THE ICKLER THERE, TAKING OFF WITH THAT — SO I’VE BEEN WATCHING HIM, THAT TRUCK HAS BEEN A HANDFUL. HE CAN’T SEEM TO GET THE GAS, SLIDES UP IN THE TURN WHEN HE TRIES DO THAT. >>DAVID STARR RUNNING 5th. CRAWFORD MOVED UP TO THE 6th SPOT. PETERS 7th, RYAN SCOTT 8th AND ERIC ALMIROLA 8th. BRIAN ICKLER IN THE 10th SPOT. HORNADAY NOW 3 1/2 SECONDS IN FRONT OF MIKE SKINNER. BUT DOES SKINNER HAVE ANYTHING FOR HORNADAY AFTER THE 88 OF MATT CRAFTON? SKINNER MOVING FORWARD IF HE CAN CATCH HORNADAY. >>>SUNDAY ON SPEED, DON’T MISS NASCAR RACEDAY! OFF HIS THIRD WIN OF THE YEAR, MARK MARTIN JOINS US LIVE. AND IT’S FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND. CELEBRATE WITH EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT THE SPECIAL BOND BETWEEN JACK ROUSH AND HIS DAUGHTER. DON’T MISS NASCAR RACEDAY BUILT BY THE HOME DEPOT, LIVE SUNDAY AT 1:30 P.M. EASTERN, NASCAR ON SPEED! >>CAN’T TELL YOU HOW MANY FATHER’S DAYS I SPENT AT THE RACETRACK, A LOT OF THEM WITH MY DAD. I MOVED DOWN SOUTH WHEN I GOT OUT OF COLLEGE AND MY DAD SAID IN MICHIGAN BUT CAME TO A LOT OF THE RACES. >>NASCAR IS SUCH A GREAT FAMILY SPORT. AND THIS WEEKEND, FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND, WITH THE BOND THAT THE DRIVER AND HIS DAD HAVE GROWING UP, I REMEMBER WHEN I WAS A KID MY DAD TUNED INTO MY GO-CART WHEN I WAS EIGHT OR 10 AND THAT NEVER GOES AWAY. IT’S PART OF YOUR LIFE FOREVER AND YOU NEVER FORGET THOSE DAYS. AND FORGET A WIN ON FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND IS EXTRA-SPECIAL. >>COUPLE FATHERS RUNNING ONE AND TWO NOW, RON HORNADAY IS ACTUALLY A GRANDFATHER P MIKE SKINNER RUNNING SECOND. SKINNER HAS CLOSED THE GAP BY A 10th OF A SECOND. >>HE’S CHIPPING AWAY AT IT. >>HE’S GOT A LONG WAY TO GO. >>WE HAVE 200 LAPS HERE, 200 MILES. >>GOOD BATTLE FOR THIRD. MATT CRAFTON HAS IT, TODD BODINE WANTS TO GET IT. >>CHECK OUT THE LINES THEY’RE TAKING. WE TALKED ABOUT HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO GET YOUR TRUCK ON THE BOTTOM OF THE RACETRACK. THAT’S WHERE HORNADAY IS DRIVING AWAY FROM HIM. BUT TODD FOUND HIM A GROOVE UP HIGH. ALL FOUR WHEELS UP ABOVE THAT DARKER PATCH, AND THEN BACK DOWN. >>AND IT LOOKS TO BE GETTING A LITTLE DARKER LIKE THERE’S SOME RUBBER TO GIVE THEM ANOTHER GROOVE. >>I LIKE WHEN THEY CAN MESS AROUND, TRY DIFFERENT LINES. YOU CAN SEE IN THE CENTER OF THE CORNERS TODD IS ABLE TO GAIN ON MATT CRAFTON, BUT MATT PULLS AWAY ON EXIT. >>I WAS TALK TO SOME OF THE GUYS IN THE GARAGE AREA, ASKING ABOUT THE FACT THAT THIS — ALL THE RUBBER HAS BEEN WATCHED OFF THE RACETRACK. WE GOT A COUPLE NATIONWIDE THAT WOULD HAVE BACKED DOWN. IT DIDN’T REALLY LOOK LIKE THE TRACK REALLY HAD RUBBERED UP YESTERDAY WHEN FINAL TRUCK PRACTICE WAS OVER. >>MATT CRAFTON RUNNING IN THE THIRD SPOT AFTER STARTING IN THE OUTSIDE OF ROW NUMBER ONE. ICKLER STARTED ON THE POLE BECAUSE OF OWNER POINTS. >>7th PLACE TRUCK. DIETER. HE JUST BROUGHT BACK ONE SPOT FROM HIS STARTING POSITION. HE STARTED 6th TODAY, NOW RUNNING 7th. >>THIS IS JOHNNY BENSON STARTED THE SEASON, THEY CHANGED THE NUMBER WHEN THE FUNDING DRIED UP FOR JOHNNY. THEY — TIMOTHPETERS BROUGHT STRUTMASTERS.COM AND CHANGED THE NUMBER TO 17. >>THEY CONTINUED TO USE THE OWNERS POINTS. >>LET’S GIVE A SHOUT OUT TO JOHNNY, HE WON HAD RACE THE LAST TWO YEARS, AND JOHN FORGE JOHNNY HAD A SERIOUS ACCIDENT LAST WEEK IN THE MODIFIED AND IS ON THE MEND. WE UNDER HE IS HOME AND GOING TO BE JUST FINE. JOHNNY, WE WANT TO MISS YOU HERE. >>HE SAID WE CAN CALL HIM ANY TIME DURING THE BROADCAST IF WE WANT TO TALK TO HIM, WHICH I THOUGHT WAS VERY POLITE OF HIM. >>ERIC ALMIROLA. >>BIG MOVE TO NUMBER 15 TRUCK, HE STARTED 18th ALL THE WAY UP TO 8th NOW AND HE’S JUST A LITTLE BIT LOOSE COMING OFF THE CORNER. BUT I THINK ONE OF THE CRAZIEST STORIES I’VE EVER SEEN IN RACING HAPPENED RIGHT HERE AT MILWAUKEE WITH ERIC ALMIROLA. YOU REMEMBER BACK IN 2007, HE WAS IN THAT RACE CAR AND ACTUALLY GOT CREDITED WITH THE WIN IN THE NATIONWIDE SERIES HERE BUT GOT OUT OF CAR AT LAP 58 BECAUSE DENNY HAMLIN HAD COME HERE FROM SONOMA SO RUN THAT RACE, AND THEY PUT HIM IN BUT ALMIROLA GOT CREDITED WITH THE WIN THAT. WAS REALLY AMAZING, EVEN THOUGH HE ONLY DROVE 58 LAPS. BUT I THINK THIS SIGNIFICANT HAS A REAL GOOD FEEL FOR WHAT IT TAKES TO BE FAST HERE AT MILWAUKEE. >>ARIC ALMIROLA, THE DRIVER YOU SEE ON TRACK NOW, HAS NOT — COLIN BRAUN PLUS TWO ON THE DAY. THE REASON VERY TIGHT IN THE CENTER AND NOW THE TRUCK BECOMING LOOSE OFF THE CORNER. WE TALK ABOUT DRIVERS DOING DOUBLE DUTY TODAY. COLIN BRAUN WON’T GET CREDIT FOR RUNNING BOTH THE TRUCK AND NATIONWIDE RACES, BUT HE DID PRACTICE, CARL EDWARDS CAR EARLIER TODAY. HE WILL QUALIFY LATER THIS AFTERNOON. HOW MUCH OF A BENEFIT FOYER A YOUNG STIR TO GET THAT MUCH EXTRA TRACK TIME! >>I THINK IT’S BIG. >>IT’S HUGE. OBVIOUSLY RON HORNADAY IS AS MUCH EXPERIENCE AS HE’S HAD, HE HAD A LOT OF TRACK TIME THIS MORNING, AND WHEN HE IS NOW THE FASTEST TRUCK ON THE RACETRACK. >>GOOD WARM-UP. HE GOT TO GET OUT THERE THIS MORNING, UNDERSTAND WHAT THE TRACK DID AFTER THE HEAVY RAINS FROM YESTERDAY. AND I THINK IT’S HELPED HIM EARLY IN THE RACE. >>TALKED ABOUT THE DIFFERENT LINES TODD BODINE RUNNING HIGHER ON THE RACETRACK, TOOK THIRD AWAY FROM MATT. NOW TODD BODINE IS ON THE MOVE. >>GOOD RUN FOR THE 24 TRUCK OF DAVID STARR. LET’S LOOK AT HOW TODD GOT THAT THIRD SPOT AWAY FROM MATT CRAFTON. >>WORKING THE OUTSIDE, GETS UP BESIDE HIM. MATT GIVES HIM ROOM, AND TODD HAS TO DRAG RACE DOWN THE STRAIGHTAWAY. >>THAT’S JUST A LOT OF FUN FOR A RACE CAR DRIVER. WHEN YOU’RE AT A FLAT TRACK LIKE MILWAUKEE AND YOUR TRUCK IS GOOD ENOUGH TO DRIVE AROUND THE OUTSIDE THAT, MAKES IT ENCOURAGED ABOUT WHAT HE’S DOING. >>SMOOTH TODD WAS ON THE THROTTLE. JUST GOT THAT NOSE UP BESIDE MATT H TO GIVE HIM ROOM. AND THEN TODD HAD POSITION GETTING DOWN IN TURN ONE. >>THIS IS SUCH A FLAT RACETRACK. I WOULD THINK SO DIFFICULT TO RUN THAT HIGHER LINE AT A RACETRACK THAT ONLY HAS 9 DEGREES OF BANKING. >>IT’S ALL WHERE THE GRIP AS MANY IT DOESN’T MATTER HOW MUCH BANKING IT HAS, IT’S WHERE THE GRIP IS. >>YOU’RE RIGHT. MEANTLY YOU SEE THAT FRESHER PAVEMENT. I’M GOING TOWN ON THAT! BUT THEN TODD MAKE IT WORK OUT IN THE OLDER STUFF. >>THAT’S EXPERIENCE. HE JUST KNEW HE COULD MOVE IT AROUND, AND GOT A RUN ON MATT CRAFTON AND TOOK OVER THAT THIRD SPOT. NOW HE’S RUNNING LAP TIMES THAT ARE COMPARABLE TO HORNADAY. >>CAUTION ON THE RACES TRACK FOR THE FIRST TIME TODAY. . >>I DON’T SEE MUCH DAMAGE. >>MAY HAVE A FLAT TIRE. >>POSSIBLY — HE WALKED TO HIM THIS MORNING, HE WAS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE TRUCK. >>BLEW UP! >>BLEW UP IS WHAT HAPPENED! OR IS THAT — YEAH, THAT’S PIECES OF MAYBE THE OIL PAN OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT? >>WHILE WE SEE TJ BELL ROLLING PROBABLY INTO THE GARAGE, ANOTHER TRUCK THAT WAS ALREADY INTO THE GARAGE, THIS WAS SUPPOSED TO BE DRIVEN BY DECARLO BUT SHE WAS NOT FEELING WED TODAY SO JASON LEFFLER GOT INTO THAT TRUCK AND HE’S ALREADY PULLED INTO THE GARAGE SOME JASON LEFFLER, HE’LL HAVE ANOTHER RUN LATER IN THE NATIONWIDE RACE. >>>WELCOME BACK TO THE RACE. THE FIRST CAUTION WAS SOMETHING EXPIRING ON THE 11 OF TJ BELL, AND PIT ROAD IS NOW OPEN! AND SO WE’LL SEE WHO DIVES ON TO PIT ROAD. RAY DUNLAP? >>EVERYBODY WILL BE COMING HERE. FAR END OF THE RUN, WANT TO MAKE SOME ADJUSTMENT. MIKE SKINNER’S TRUCK WAS FREE. THEY WERE GOING TO ADJUST THE AIR PRESSURE, THEY DECIDED TO GO DOWN ONE ROUND THAT. HAD HELP TIGHTEN UP THIS TRUCK. >>THEY NEVER TALKED ABOUT MAKING ADJUSTMENTS TO RON HORNADAY’S TRUCK. HE’S BEEN VERY PLEASED. THE ONLY DEBATE, SHOULD WE TAKE TIRES OR SAVE THEM FOR LATER. WHEN HE GOT THE ANSWER YES HE SAID LET’S PUT ON FOUR. FOR TODD BODINE THREATLE THEY’LL PUT ON 4 TIRES, AIR PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT. WHICH IS TIGHT AT THIS STAGE OF THE RACE. WE’LL SEE WHO WINS THE BATTLE ON PIT ROAD. LOOKS LIKE IT’S THE 60 OF STACY COMPTON, PERHAPS IS SOME STRATEGY PLAYING OUT THERE. >>WATCH THAT PIT STOP. CAME IN NO TIRES FOR THAT 60 TOYOTA. >>MAKING THE WAY OFF PIT ROAD SECOND. >>THIS IS FUN. I LOVE STRATEGIES SOME OF THE TEAMS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT. WHAT DO TO GET THEIR TRUCKS UP FRONT. WE KNOW HOW IMPORTANT THAT IS. >>ALL THESE GUYS HAVE TO COME BACK OFF THE ROAD, STACY COMPTON WILL STAY OUT. THERE’S OUR AARON’S LUCKY DOG, DEXTER BEAN, THE LIVE WIRE ENERGY. >>GOT A LUCKY DOG! >>AARON AS PUT HIM BACK ON THE LEAD LAP JUST LIKE NOTHING. >>HERE, TAKE IT! >>RYAN SIEG IN THE 39 APPARENTLY PENALIZED FOR TOO MANY MEN OVER THE WALL. RAY? >>SKINNER WILL BE BACK HERE TO GET GAS. I TALKED WITH E PHILLIPS AND HE SAID THEY’D LIKE TO HAVE A SET OF TIRES LEFT OVER AT THE END OF THIS RACE WITH 15 OR 20 LAPS TO GO THEY WOULD PIT, TIRES WILL BE THAT IMPORTANT. RIGHT NOW GETTING FUEL BACK IN, SKINNER WAS SECOND OFF PIT ROAD AFTER THE FIRST ROUND. WE’LL KEEP OUR EYE ON THE 5 TRUCK HERE. >>STACY COMPTON TON OF THE SCREEN, TOOK FUEL ONLY ON THAT FIRST STOP. THIS TIME HE’LL GET TIRES, BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN THEY FUEL THE TUNDRA TOYOTA OF TODD BODINE. THEY’LL ALSO MAKE A TRACK BAR ADJUSTMENT. WE MENTIONED HE WAS TIGHT AND IT LOOKS LIKE BODINE MAY BE THE FIRST OFF PIT ROAD. >>I DON’T UNDERSTAND THE STRATEGY OF STACY COMPTON, ALSO ON PIT ROAD. ARIC ALMIROLA LOOKED LIKE HE STALLED ON PIT ROAD SO ALL OF A SUDDEN WE HAD A PARKING LOT ON PIT ROAD AS EVERYBODY WAS TRYING TO GET OFF. >>HOW ABOUT THIS, STACY COMPTON. CHAD McCUMBEE, THE ONLY TRUCK ON THE LEAD LAP THAT ONLY MADE ONE PIT STOP ON THIS ROUND. WE’LL BE RIGHT BACK WITH THE GREEN FLAG! >>>WELCOME BACK TO TRUCKS MOVING INTO TURN 3 AS WE JUST GOT BACK ON GREEN FLAG RACING CONDITIONS OUT IN FRONT. TODD BODINE LEADING MATT SKINNER, RICK CRAWFORD AND RON HORNADAY IN 5th SPOT AFTER THE FIRST ROUND OF PIT STOPS. HE IS BACK UP TO THE THIRD SPOT. ALREADY GOT BY RICK CRAWFORD WHO MADE THE PASS ON THE 88 OF MATT CRAFTON. HE HAD — HE WAS DOMINANT IN THE EARLY GOING, LOOKS LIKE HE’S PLANNING ON GOING HE WILL STILL BE DOMINANT. >>JUST SEE THE DAMAGE ON THAT 15 TRUCK THERE, ALMIROLA. YOU MENTIONED THERE WAS A TRAFFIC JAM ON PIT ROAD A FEW MOMENTS AGO. >>LOOKS LIKE HE WAS TRYING TO GET — AND GUYS HAD TO GO EVERYWHERE ON PIT ROAD. >>INSIDE OF SKINNER FOR SECOND! GIVES HIM ROOM. HORNADAY WILL TRY TO MAKE THAT MOVE. THERE’S A LOT OF GRIP — >>ALL CLEAR. >>HE GOT AWAY ON THE HIGH SIDE! >>ADAM ALEXANDER? >>AND YOU GUYS SHOULD KNOW RON HORNADAY DROPPED FROM FIRST TO 5th ON THAT CYCLE OF PIT STOPS. THE REASON IS THEY HAD AN ISSUE WHEN THEY CHANGED TIRES THE FIRST TIME AROUND. THEY HAD A TEAM HUDDLE, DISCUSSED THE SITUATION AND LOOKS LIKE THE GUY IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT MOTIVATED ON THE RETURN. >>JUST WHEN I FIGURED — THINK I HAD THE PIT FIGURED OUT, I THOUGHT STACY COMPTON AND CHAD McCUMBEE COME IN AND ONLY GET FUEL. THAT’S GOOD STRATEGY, BUT THEY DON’T FEEL NEW TIRES. THEN STACEY COMES IN THE SECOND TIME AND CHANGES TIRES WHICH TAKES A LOT LONGER THAN DUMPING ONE CAN OF FUEL IN AND HE MOVES A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF TRACK POSITION SO CHAD WON’T BE THE ONLY ONE WHO DOES THAT, AND THEY PITCHED THE THIRD TIME AROUND AND LOSES AUTOMATIC TRACK POSITION! >>HORNADAY TRIED TO GO AROUND SKINNER THEN DROVE AROUND THE TOP SIDE. >>NOW THE TWO COPART TRUCKS ARE RUNNING NOSE TO TAIL. >>I THINK TODD WANT THAT, HE SAW HORNADAY WAS STRONG ON OUTSIDE AND SAID I’M GOING TO MOVE UP AND TAKE THAT LINE AWAY FROM YOU, BUD! >>IF YOU WANT TO PASS, DO IT ON THE INSIDE! >>RUNNING ONE AND TWO NOW AT THE MILWAUKEE MILE, TODD BODINE JUST IN FRONT OF RON HORNADAY. VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE COPART DRIVER IN THE CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS, CHOOSE BETWEEN THE 33 OF RON HORNADAY AND THE NUMBER 30 OF TODD BODINE. WIN VARIETY OF PRIZES, INCLUDING THAT ALL EXPENSES PAID VIP RACE EXPERIENCE IN OCTOBER. THEY’RE RUNNING ONE AND TWO ON THE RACETRACK, SIDE BY SIDE DOWN THE BACKSTRETCH! >>THEY’RE NOT FINISHED WITH THAT PASS YET. >>HORNADAY DRIVES IT DOWN IN THE CORNER. HE CAN’T MOVE UP THE RACETRACK AND BROCK OFF TODD IF HE WANTS TOM DIDN’T HAVE DO IT. CLEARED HIM THROUGH THE CORNER. >>MATT CRAFTON RUNNING IN THE 4th SPOT. BEHIND THE TWO RACING FOR SECOND. MIKE SKINNER AND TODD BODINE. TODD DID LAY OVER AND GIVE THAT POSITION UP, ALTHOUGH SAW HIS — WAS RUNNING IN THE FRONT SO HE WILL JUST TRY TO SETTLE IN AND LOST SOME LAPS. >>SKINNER IS NOT DRIVING THE COPART SPONSORED TRUCK. >>HOW ABOUT RON HORNADAY, RESTARTING FIFTH AFTER THE BAD PIT STOP AND MAKING HIS WAY UP TO FIRST IN A MATTER OF FOUR OR FIVE LAPS! >>THAT MOTIVATES THE CREW TO SEE THE DRIVER GO OUT THERE AND SAY, YOU GUYS GAVE SOMETHING UP IN THE FIFTH, I’M GOING TO GET IT BACK FOR YOU QUICK! >>ADAM ALEXANDER? >>I TELL WHAT YOU, THERE’S NOT A LOT BEING SAID, AND YOU JUST DON’T SEEM TO THINK ABOUT MATT CRAFTON WEEK IN AND WEEK OUT SOME HE’S ALWAYS THERE, KNOCKING ON THE DOOR, RUNNING 4th TODAY. THEY WERE SIGHT THAT EARLY RUN, MADE AIR PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT, FOUR TIRES AND FUEL IN PIT STOPS, AND THE POINT LEADER DOING WHAT HE NEEDS TO DO AGAIN TODAY. RAY? >>WITH EACH NEW PIT ROAD RULES A LOT OF CREW CHIEFS TRY DO SYMPTOM STRATEGY CALLS AND THAT WAS THE CASE FOR DOUG WILCOX, THEY WERE GOING TO GO WITH TWO TIRES TOO TRY TO GET PRACTICING POSITION BUT THEY WERE MAKING A TRACK BAR ADJUSTMENT AND THE WRENCH BROKE IN THE TRUCK. SO THEY GOT PENALIZED H TO COME BACK PIT ROAD SO THEREFORE YOU GO AHEAD AND CHANGE THE OTHER SET OF TIRES. SO NOW MALCOLM HAS FOUR TIRES BUT HAD TO RESTART BACK IN 21st. >>07 OF CHAD McCUMBEE, WE TALKED ABOUT HIS PROBLEMS ON PIT ROAD. MAYBE NOT PROBLEMS, BUT JUST DIFFERENT STRATEGIES. >>EXACTLY. HE CAME IN, PUT TIRES ON THE FIRST GO-ROUND, THEN THE SECOND GO ROUND EVERYBODY ELSE PUT FUEL IN AND HE CAME IN THE THIRD TIME AROUND AND LOST ALL THE TRACK POSITION. RIGHT NOW HE’S BEING SHOWN FROM THE 23rd POSITION. >>07 OF CHAD McCUMBEE ACTUALLY SON AND ON THE RACETRACK. >>LOST A COUPLE LAPS TOO. GONE FROM BAD TO WORSE. GOT A FAST TRUCK. >>THAT TRUCK HAS BEEN VERY GOOD THIS YEAR, CHAD AND THE GUYS HAVE DONE A GREAT JOB. BOBBY AND GREEN LIGHT RACING. >>APPARENTLY, RIGHT NOW HE GETS THE LUCKY DOG IF CAUTION FLIES BUT HE IS TWO DOWN. >>OH, JASON WHITE INTO THE WALL ON THAT 23! >>TOUGH BREAK FOR JASON IN THE DODGE. JASON IS REALLY COMING TO HIS OWN HERE IN THIS LAST BIT. HE’S GOT FIVE FINISHES OF 14th OR BETTER IN THE LAST FIVE RACES. >>AS A NEW TRUCK FOR THAT TEAM, I WAS TALKING TO JASON YESTERDAY ON PIT ROAD AND HE WAS VERY OPTIMISTIC AND WAS RUNNING WELL. >>HE WAS 16th JUST WHEN THIS INCIDENT HAPPENED. SO JASON WHITE SLIDES BACKS INTO THE WALL, LET’S LOOK AT WHAT HAPPENED. >>OH, SLID UP THE HILL A LITTLE BIT, AND TO AVOID RUNNING INTO TERRY COOK HE CUT HIS TRUCK HARD TERRITORY LEFT, AND THEY MADE CONTACT IT JUST SPUN HIM OUT. >>HE’S BEEN HERE A LITTLE HOT. YOU CAN SEE HE WAS ALL THE WAY ABOVE THAT NEWER PAVEMENT. >>PRETTY SIGNIFICANT CONCT WITH SCHAEFFER BARRIER. RIGHT FRONT TIRE IS DOWN AS WELL. >>LOT OF DAMAGE TO THE BACK OF THAT RACE TRUCK. SO HIS CREW WILL HAVE TO GO TO WORK TRY TO GET HIM BACK OUT ON THE TRACK. ANOTHER LOOK AT WHY WE’RE UNDER OUR SECOND CAUTION OF THE RACE. >>HELPLESS FEELING WHEN YOU GET IN THERE LIKE THAT. YOU KNOW WHAT IS CUP, RICK. >>WE’LL BE BACK WITH MORE GREEN FLAG RACING FROM >>>STILL UNDER CAUTION FROM THE MILWAUKEE MILE. IN THE STATE FAIR PARK IN WEST ALLIS, WISCONSIN. STATE FAIR WEATHER TODAY. THERE’S THE LOCKY DOG, CHAD McCUMBEE GETS A LAP BACK. >>>WELCOME BACK, COPART 200, THE MILWAUKEE MILE, THE SITE OF THIS RACE 10 OF THE 2009 SEASON. GREEN FLAG BACK IN THE AIR! ONLY A HANDFUL OF TRUCKS USED THIS OPPORTUNITY TO GO ON PIT ROAD DURING THAT CAUTION FLAG, BUT LOT OF GUYS MADE SIGNIFICANT ADJUSTMENTS. MATT CRAFTON APPEARS TO HAVE HELPED THAT TRUCK. >>I THINK QUITE SIGNIFICANTLY. HE SEEMS TO BE ABLE TO WE SAW HIM GET PAST TODD BODINE. NOW HE IS ALL OVER TODD BODINE. NOW HE WILL — BUT CRAFTON CLOSED THE DOOR. PETERS ON THE YELLOW LINE. >>CRAWFORD SLID BACK UP THE RACETRACK. >>ANOTHER GUY THAT’S COME A LONG WAY IS THE LONG RUN, PREVIOUS TO OUR FIRST — TODAY HE HAD ONE OF THE FASTER TRUCKS RUNNING BACK TO THE 10th OR 11th SPOT SO HAD ONE OF THE FASTEST TRUCKS ON LAP TIMES. >>MIKE BEAM AND THE GUYS PICKED UP TWO OR THREE SPOTS DURING PIT STOPS. >>24 NEED IT. >>BRIAN SCOTT RUNNING 8th. HE HAS A BROKEN RIGHT WRIST. HAS A CAST ON. HOLDING ON TO THAT 8 SPOTTED. >>STILL THERE. >>CLEAR BEHIND US. >>WE GO BACK UP TO THE FRONT OF THE FIELD, AND RON HORNADAY, ADAM TAKE US THROUGH THE FIELD. >>HOW ABOUT WE DO THAT. AS YOU SAID WE WILL START WITH A GUY WHO HAS THE FIELD IN TOW, WE’RE TALKING ABOUT RON HORNADAY. HE IS TRYING TO PAD A STACK THAT’S VERY IMPRESSIVE. WHEN HE WON AT LOWE’S LAST MONTH IT MARKED THE 6th TIME HE HAD GONE TO VICTORY LANE AFTER QUALIFYING WAS RAINED OUT NOT QUALIFYING HERE YESTERDAY, RON HORNADAY LEADS IN THAT CATEGORY AND GOING FOR LUCKY NUMBER 7 THIS AFTERNOON. >>RUNNING IN SECOND IS MIKE SKINNER AND HE WON THE VERY FIRST RACE HERE AT MILWAUKEE BACK IN ’95. I ASKED SKINNER WHERE HE RANKS THIS RACETRACK ON HIS LIST OF FAVORITES. HE SAID IT’S THIRD OR FOURTH. HE SAID HE REALLY LIKES THIS TRACK BECAUSE THE DRIVER CAN MAKE DIFFERENT LINES ON THE TRACK TO MAKE THE TRUCK WORK A LOT BETTER. >>TODD BODINE RUNNING RIGHT BEHIND HIM IN THE THIRD POSITION. HE WAS LOOSE IN THE EARLY RUN SO WHEN THEY CAME DOWN TO PIT STOPS IT LEFT 40 AND 41, THEY CHANGED TIRES, AIR PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT AND ALSO MADE A MOVE ON THE TRACK BAR, TRYING TO TIGHTEN UP THE NUMBER 30 AND UNDER CAUTION HIS CREW CHIEF SAID TAKE CARE OF YOUR TIRES, ONLY GOT ONE SET LEFT AND WE’VE GOT TO SAVE THESE. >>SOMETIMES YOU JUST GOT TO LOOK AT THE STATS TO FIGURE OUT WHO WILL BE FOOD AT A RACETRACK. WHEN YOU LOOK AT RICK CRAWFORD YOU KNOW MILWAUKEE IS TON ON THE. TOP OF HIS LIST. SIX CONSECUTIVE TOP-10’S FOR THE 14 TRUCK ON THIS FLAT RACETRACK! >>MATT CRAFTON IMPRESSIVE HERE AS WELL, FIVE TIMES HE’S FINISHED IN THE TOP 10 AND ONLY EIGHT STARTS AT THIS TRACK. HIS BEST EVER COMING A YEAR AGO WHEN HE FINISHED IN THE RUNNER UP POSITION. HE WAS TIGHT IN THE EARLY RUN, MADE AN ADJUSTMENT ON THE PIT STOP. THE 88 TRYING TO COME TO IT. >>TIMOTHY PETERS IN 6th IN THE NUMBER SUSTAIN TRUCK. AND WE GO TO MILWAUKEE, WE COME TO MILWAUKEE, THEN MEMPHIS NEXT, AND AFTER THAT TIMOTHY PETERS HAS TO GO TO A WEDDING BECAUSE HIS CREW CHIEF IS GETTING MARRIED WHENEVER WE HAVE THE WEEK OFF. >>RUNNING IN THE 7th POSITION OR MOST RECENT WINNER IN THE SERIES, COLIN BRAUN, AMAZE BAG A LITTLE BIT OF CONFIDENCE WILL DO. HE STARTED 13th TODAY, DRIFTED BACK TO THE 16th POSITION TO GET THIS TRUCK, MIKE ON THE RADIO SAID STAY CALM, BE PATIENT. AND AIR PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT UNDER CAUTION WHEN HE CAME IN AT LAP 41 MADE THE TRUCK BETTER. AND THAT YOUNGSTER HAS RALLIED UP TO 7th POSITION. >>DAVID STARR IN THE 8th POSITION IN TRUCK 24. THEY CAME IN ON THE LAST ROUND OF PIT STOPS TRYING TO FREE HIS TRUCK UP. HE WAS VERY TIGHT IN THE CORNERS. THEY MADE AN AIR PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT, AND DAVID SAID IT HAS NOT DONE ANYTHING. HE SAID THE TRUCK FEELS JUST THE SAME. HE NEEDS MORE HELP TO ROLE THROUGH THE CENTER OF THE CORNER. RIGHT BEHIND HIM ARIC IN THE NUMBER 15, AND YOU DOCUMENTED THAT JAMUP AT THE END OF PIT ROAD. 15 TRUCK GOT A LITTLE DAMAGE ON THE TRUCK WHENEVER THAT HAPPENED AND HE SAID IT’S DEFINITELY AFFECTED THE FIELD OF THIS RACETRACK GOING THROUGH THE CENTER. YOU SEE THE DAMAGE THERE ON THE LEFT REAR. BEHIND HIM, BRIAN SCOTT, WE TALKED ABOUT ALL THE MODIFICATIONS THEY HAD TO MAKE FOR HIM WITH THAT BROKEN WRIST. BRIAN SAYS THE WRIST IS VERY, VERY SORE, BUT HE IS DOING OKAY BECAUSE, GUESS WHAT, HE LIKES BEING RACING! >>RUNNING 11th IN AFTER STARTING IN 15th POSITION AND WOULD YOU EXPECT HIM TO RUN GOOD HERE. WHEN YOU LOOK AT HIS NUMBERS OVER THE YEARS, AND NASCAR COMPETITION, HE HAS BEEN AMAZING, INCLUDING A WIN HERE IN THE NATIONWIDE SERIES BACK IN 2005. THEY’RE STILL WORKING TO GET THE TRUCK WHERE DRIVER 13 WOULD LIKE IT. RIGHT BEHIND HIM, STACY COMPTON, INTERESTING PIT MOVE WHEN THEY CAME DOWN AT LAPS 40 AND 41 PUT HIM BEHIND THE 8 BALL AS FAR AS TRACK POSITION IS CONCERNED BUT HE’S RALLIED THAT 60 TRUCK UP TO 12th. HE WAS VERY GOOD IN FIRST PRACTICE YESTERDAY, WHICH ODDLY ENOUGH HAPPENED IN SUNNY CONDITIONS. >>AND DENNIS SETZER IN 13 POSITION, HE WON A RACE HERE IN 2005. BUT HE SAID HIS TRUCK IS VERY, VERY TIGHT IN THE CENTER. THEY’LL CENTER TO DO A LOT OF ADJUSTS TO SEE IF SETZER CAN GET THAT TRUCK TO ROLL THE WAY HE WANTS TO. ADAM? >>AND BRIAN, ICKLER HANGING ON FOR LIFE, A LOOSE TRUCK ON THAT FIRST RUN OF THE DAY. THEY MADE SIGNIFICANT CHANGES FOR THE 51 WHEN THEY MADE THEIR FIRST PIT STOP. UNFORTUNATELY, HE CONTINUES TO DRIFT BACK. HE IS COMING OFF THIS GREER BEST RUN A WEEK AGO, HE STARTED ON THE POLE AND FINISHED THIRD AT MICHIGAN. >>NUMBER 39 TRUCK, THIS IS ACTUALLY A CHASSIS THEY BOUGHT FROM KEVIN HARVICK RACING. TRUCK NUMBER 25 AND THAT TRUCK WAS BRAND-NEW RIGHT HERE AT MILWAUKEE A YEAR AGO. IT ONLY HAS FOUR RACES ON IT RIGHT NOW. RYAN SIEG HAVING SOME FUN OUT THERE IN THE 39. >>AND RUNNING IN THE 16th POSITION IS JAMES BUESCHER, MAKING HIS FIRST START IN THE TRUCK SERIES AT THIS FACILITY. BUT HE HAS BEEN HERE IN OTHER SERIES WHERE HE HAS COMPETED QUITE WELL. AND ONE THING IT WATCH ON HIM, THEY DIDN’T HAVE A LOT OF TRACK POSITION. THEY CAME DOWN AT LAP 55 TOPS OFF THE FUEL SO SHOULD THIS STAY GREEN, THEY COULD BE IN A GOOD POSITION. RAY. >>TERRY COOK NOT HAPPY WITH HIS TRUCK NOW, BACK IN 17th. BUT THEY HAD TO COME IN AND PUT A COUPLE OF SPRING RUBBERS IN THE RIGHT REAR OF THAT TRUCK. TERRY COOK A LOT LIKE DAVID STARR WHEN THEY MADE THE LAST ADJUSTMENTS HE SAID HE COULDN’T FEEL MUCH DIFFERENT FROM THE CONGRESS PITTED. >>>>THE 81 TRUCK RUNNING AN 18th SPOT COMING OFF HIS CAREER BEST FINISH. LAST WEEK AT MICHIGAN. >>YOU CAN SEE BEHIND HIM, CHAD McCUMBEE UNDER CARMICHAEL BUT HE’S IN THE 19th SPOT. SO GOOD PICTURE OF WHERE THE TOP 20 GUYS ARE RUNNING, AND SOME OF THE ISSUES THEY’RE BATTLING. RICKY CAN’T KEEP HIS TRUCK DOWN IN THE CORNERS, HE’S BEEN DRIFTING UP. WE SEE TODD BODINE MAKING ROUNDS UP THERE BUT RICKY IS NOT ABLE TO GET ANYTHING GOING UP THERE. >>YOU MENTIONED MIKEY KYLE HE RUNS 20th. AND DEXTER BEAN RUNS OFF THE TRUCKS IN THE LEAD LAPS AT 21st. JASON WHITE IN THE WALL, CHAD McCUMBEE HAVING ISSUES, HE SPUN ON THE TRACK, GOT A LAP DOWN THEN GOT THE LUCKY DOG A LAP BACK. A FEW OTHER TRUCKS ARE MORE THAN ONE LAP DOWN. SO ON THE RACETRACK. THE 26 TRUCK STILL RUNNING. HORNADAY OUT IN FRONT OF THE FIELD. HE HAS 1.2 SECONDS LEADING OVER MIKE SKINNER. TODD BODINE, RICK CRAWFORD, AND MATT CRAFTON. CRAFTON COMING INTO THIS RACE YOUR POINTS LEADER. THE DIFFERENCE, THOUGH, ONLY 4 POINTS SEPARATE CRAFTON AND THE 33 OF RON HORNADAY IN THE POINTS STANDINGS. AS THEY RUN ON THE RACETRACK. WE’LL BE BACK WITH MORE GREEN FLAG RACING FROM THE MILWAUKEE MILE! >>WE DO THIS TO ENTERTAIN OURSELVES SO PEOPLE AT HOME DON’T THINK WE’RE — >>THOSE OF HOW DIDN’T SEE US, WHICH IS EVERYONE, WE HAD TO STAND UP FOR THAT TOO. WHICH WAS EVERYONE! MICHAEL HAD TO STAND. >>UP I FELT I COULD HARMONIZE BETTER, STANDING LIKE A TRIE. >>HORNADAY HARMONIZING NOW, ISN’T HE. >>WOULD YOU SAY HARMONY IS A GOOD WORD FOR WHAT HORNADAY AND RICK HAVE FIGURED OUT WITH THIS RACETRACK AND THIS RACETRACK. 1.4 SECONDS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HORNADAY AND SKINNER, AS HORNADAY LEADS SKINNER. TODD BODINE IN THIRD. CRAWFORD IS 4th AND MATT CRAFTON IN 5th SPOT. HERE’S THE BATTLE FOR 11th POSITION, JOHNNY SAUTER AND STACY COMPTON. THEY HAVE BEEN GOING AROUND THIS TRACK SIDE BY SIDE ABOUT THREE LAPS ALREADY. >>DENNIS SETZER CLOSED UP ON LOOKING TO MAKING IT THREE WIDE. BUT STACEY WAS TRYING TO OVERCOME THE POOR TRACK POSITION HE HAD BECAUSE OF HIS PIT STRATEGY. BUT MOVING UP KNOCKING ON THE DOOR OF THE TOP 10, ANYWAY. HE’S TRYING TO CROWD UP ON THAT OLDER PAVEMENT SO HE IS JUST RUNNING THEM UP THE HILL. GOING TO COMPLETE THE PATH. BUT THE RACE CAR DRIVER YOU DON’T LIKE TO GET PASSED LIKE THAT. YOU RATHER A GUY TAKE THE BOTTOM GROOVE AND NOT COME. IN YOUR GROOVE TOO. BUT STACY WAS ABLE TO GET AWAY FROM JOHNNY BEFORE HE COULD RUN INTO HIM. >>DENNIS SETZER MAKING A PASS ON JOHNNY SAUTER, ONE OF DRIVERS THAT HAS WON AT THIS RACETRACK BEFORE. >>AND HE NOTION HOW TO WIN. >>RACES LIKE A SHORT TRACK. NOT DENNIS SETZER’S ONLY A SHORT TRACK WINNER, WON CHARLOTTE, MICHIGAN, BUT MAN, WHEN YOU GET TO A SHORT, FLAT TRACK, DENNIS SETZER IS ON THE MONEY. >>8 WINS — OR 18 WINS IN HIS CAREER. MOST RECENT AT MARTINSVILLE IN 2008. >>OUTSIDE THE TOP 10, BATTING THERE WITH STACY COMPTON. BATTLE FOR THIRD POSITION TIGHTENS UP AS CRAWFORD — >>LOOK AT THAT LINE. HE’S WAY UP TOP. AND WE SEHORN AND SKINNER RUNNING WAY DOWN AT THE BOTTOM. SO INTERESTING. >>HE’LL STAY IN THE NEW PATCH, RELATIVELY NEW, ONLY A FEW MONTHS NEWER THAN THE OLD SURFACE WAS. >>THERE’S A DIFFERENCE ASPHAULT BECAUSE — >>COULD BE. >>THEY PAVED THIS RACETRACK BACK IN 1954, PRIOR TO THAT IT WAS A DIRT TRACK. >>ONLY FOR 50 YEARS. >>IT’S BEEN A BIG RACETRACK FOR OVER 50 YEARS NOW. ADAM? >>AND YOU GUYS TALK ABOUT RICK CRAWFORD WHO IS RUNNING SO WELL, AND ONE OF THE REASONS HE’S RUNNING GOOD IS THE GUY WHO FRONT OF HIM A MOMENT AGO MATT CRAFTON IS NOT GOOD AT THIS STAGE OF RACE. HE CONTINUES TO COMPLAIN ABOUT THE TRUCK BEING TIGHT, THEY HAVE TRIED TO COACH HIM ON THE LINE. HE IS RUNNING. BUT HE SAID THE BRAKES ARE ACTUALLY VIBRATING WHEN HE GOES INTO THE CORNER. THE CREW CHIEF HAS HIS WORK CUT OUT FOR HIM OVER THE FINAL 115 LAPS OF THIS ONE. >>COLIN BRAUN MOST RECENT WINNER IN THE CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES, JUST BEHIND MATT CRAFTON. >>THIS CAT IS FAST TOO, PHIL. MADE HIS WAY AROUND DAVID STARR JUST A COUPLE LAPS AGO AND DROVE UP ON THE BACK OF OUR POINT LEADER, MATT CRAFTON. >>CHARLOTTE, LOWE’S MOTOR SPEEDWAY, GOT TAKEN OUT. DOVER HE WAS LEADING, CUT A TIRE INSIDE OF 15 LAPS TO GO, THEN RUN A GREAT BATTLE WITH KYLE BUSCH AND WAS ABLE TO GET THAT WIN AT MICHIGAN LAST WEEK. MAN, THERE’S NOTHING LIKE COMPTON. >>NO ONE LIKE THAT LITTLE EXTRA TRACK TIME TODAY, DRIVING ONE OF THE — NATIONWIDE CARS. AND. >>60 CAR, CARL EDWARDS. >>ADAM? >>ISN’T IT GREAT WHEN A PLAN COMES TOGETHER, TALK ABOUT COLIN BRAUN, HIS SUCCESS TODAY JUST CONTINUES TO GO TO THE FRONT. HE SAID ON THAT FIRST RUN HIS DRUG NOT WHERE HE WANTED TO BE. THEY COACHED HIM THROUGH IT, THEY MADE AN AIR PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT, THEY SAID IT WOULD MAKE HIM BETTER AND IT HAS. NOW HE’S KNOCKING ON THE DOOR FOR POSITION IN TOP 5. >>ADAM STOLE A QUOTE, FROM THE A TEAM. IT’S BEEN A GREAT ONE, A PLAN COMES TOGETHER. >>I LIKE WHERE YOU TOOK IT. >>RON HORNADAY OUT IN FRONT OF THE FIELD, HE PUT HIMSELF ALMOST TWO SECONDS NOW IN FRONT OF MIKE SKINNER. HE’S BEEN THE DOMINANT TRUCK AS HE HAS LED 77 LAPS TODAY. TODD BODINE HAS 117, BU>>>THIS THURSDAY NIGHT AN ALL NEW WRECKED FEATURES A NEW O’HARE. THE RULES OF THE ROAD. WHEN THEY CAN CAL PROBLEMS THREATEN TO SEND THE JOBS UP IN FLAMES, THE ROOKIE GETS A LESSON ON HOW DANGEROUS THE TOWING BUSINESS REALLY IS. WRECKED, LIFE IN THE FAST LANE, 10 EASTERN ON SPEED! WELCOME BACK TO THE CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES PRESENTED ON SPEED BY TOYOTA! >>RON HORNADAY CATCHING SOME LEAD LAP TRUCKS WE TALKED ABOUT. CARMICHAEL AND KILE, BATTLING FOR THE 19th SPOT. RON IS THERE. >>MIKEY KILE IS RUNNING THE TRUCK OWNED BY BRAD KESELOWSKI, WHO WILL BE RACING LATER IN EVENING IN THE NATIONWIDE SERIES. JUST THE OTHER DAY IN DOVER, WON A COUPLE WEEKS AGO. >>ADAM? >>AND MIKEY KILE MADE HIS DEBUT IN MARCH TOP 12 FINISH. THE PLANS FOR THEM TO RUN FIVE MORE RACES THIS YEAR YOU’LL MAINTAIN HIS ROOKIE STATUS, THEY HOPE TO GO FULL-TIME IN 2010 AND THEY’RE ALSO RUNNING AN ARCA SCHEDULE TOGETHER SOME HE’S BUSY IN 20019, ALL LAYING A FOUNDATION FOR A POSITIVE FUTURE. TWO MORE IN THE LAP DOWN CATEGORY NOW. SCHNAPPS. >>>>TERRY COOK RUNNING IN THE 18th POSITION. HE’S GOING TO BE NEXT ON THE HIT LIST FOR RON HORNADAY. >>RICKY CARMICHAEL BACK IN THE SEAT FOR KEVIN HARVICK INCORPORATED. HE STARTED THEY TALKED ABOUT RUNNING FRONT 16 RACES IN 2009 SEASON, THEN THE SUCCESSES STARTED EARLY FOR HIM SO THEY DECIDED TO PUT HIM IN THE SEAT A FEW MORE TIMES AT BEGINNING OF THE YEAR. >>I THINK WHEN WE TALK ABOUT CARMICHAEL’S RACING, GREAT RUN IN CALIFORNIA, I WOULD THINK AFTER RUNNING THIS RACETRACK THIS WOULD BE A VERY, VERY TOUGH CHALLENGE FOR HIM. >>DEFINITELY BECAUSE HE’S — [NOT UNDERSTANDABLE] WITH A 30 SOME HUNDRED POUND RACE TRUCK. YOU GOT TO RATIONALIZE, YOU GOT TOUSLES. AND WHEN YOU HAVE BANKS, BIG BANKS YOU CAN LEAN ON, IT TAKES A LITTLE EASIER TO THAT. AND IT’S MORE FORGIVING. YOU COME HERE, EVERYBODY TELLS YOU HOW TECH NATIONAL YOU NEED TO BE. THAT’S HARD TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO DO. >>MIKE SKINNER GETTING BY RICKY CARMICHAEL. RAY DUNLAP YOU GOT A QUESTION FOR OUR EXPERTS? >>I DO. VERY PERPLEXING HERE TO FIGURE OUT WHAT IS GOING ON IN PIT ROAD WEEK IN AND WEEK OUT. OBVIOUSLY, EVERY RACETRACK HAS ITS OWN CONDITIONS. BUT GUYS, ALMOST EVERYBODY ON MY END EVERY PIT ROAD TRYING TO LOOSEN THE TRUNKS. JUST ABOUT EVERYBODY MADE AIR PRESSURE ADJUSTMENTS TO TRY TO LOOSEN THEM UP UP AND ON THE RADIO I’M HEARING THE TRUCKS ARE TIGHTER THAN THEY WERE BEFORE. >>WHAT COULD THAT BE FROM? >>I THINK A LOT OF GUYS WERE SETTING THE TRUCKS UP TO RACE AT NIGHT. AND TYPICALLY, WHEN YOU LOSE GRIP LIKE DURING THE DAY HERE, WITH A WARMER TEMPERATURE, WHATEVER YOUR TRUCK IS DOING, IT JUST EXAGGERATES THAT. SO I THINK MORE THAN LIKELY A LOT OF THESE GUYS WERE MAYBE A LITTLE ON THE TIGHT SIDE, INSPECTING MORE GRIP AT NIGHT. AND THEIR TRUCKS ARE TIGHTER. THAT’S WHY EVERYBODY IS TALKING ABOUT RACING THE TRACK BAR AND MAKING AIR PRESSURE ADJUSTMENTS TO COUNTER-ACT THAT. >>IF YOU’RE WATCHING THESE GUYS, YOU COULD SEE WHAT THE LINES ARE TAKING IN THE CORNER YOU CAN TELL NOT ONLY ARE THE CREW CHIEFS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO ADJUST THE TRACK, THE TRUCK AND THE CONDITIONS, THE DRIVERS ARE OUT THERE TRYING IT FIGURE OUT WHERE TO GO TO MAKE THE TRUCKS TURN BETTER. >>WE’RE PASSED THE HALFWAY POINT FROM THE MILWAUKEE MILE. RON HORNADAY STILL OUT IN FRONT OF THE FIELD. MIKE SKINNER RUNNING SECOND. 1.2 SECONDS BEHIND HIM AND THAT’S BEEN ABOUT THE GAP FOR HORNADAY AND ANYBODY WHO HAS CHALLENGED HIM TODAY IN SECOND. WE JUST NEED A VERY DOMINANT TRUCK OUT OF RON HORNADAY AGAIN. >>LOOKS LIKE HE’LL GO TO ABOUT A SECOND LEADER THEN BACK OFF A LITTLE BIT. SO I’M NOT SURE RON HORNADAY IS SHOWING US RIGHT NOW ALL THAT HE HAS, BUT HE’S KEEPING MIKE SKINNER AT BAY ABOUT A SECOND TO SECOND AND A HALF BEHIND HIM, ALMOST ALL THE TIME. >>YEAH, I WATCHED HORNADAY OR EXCUSE ME, SKINNER RUN TWO OR THREE LAPS FASTER THAN RON, AND RON JUST PICKED IT UP A COUPLE TENTHS THE NEXT LAP. I THINK HE HAS MORE TRUCK THAN HE’S SHOWING RIGHT NOW, BUT WE TALK ABOUT A DOMINANT TRUCK, HE IS ONLY LIKE YOU SAID JUST A SECOND AHEAD. ANY — THEY MAKE AN ADJUSTMENT ON PIT ROAD, MINOR ADJUSTMENT TO MAKE HIS TRUCK ANY WORSE AT ALL OR SKINNER’S ANY BETTER, IT WILL BE A DIFFERENT BALLGAME. THAT ISN’T ENOUGH OF AN ADVANTAGE TO FEEL COMFORTABLE WORK THAT’S FOR SURE. >>SO THE TOP TWO HAVE WON AT THIS RACETRACK, BOTH HORNADAY AND SKINNER HAVE VISITED VICTORY LANE. CAN THEY DO IT AGAIN TODAY? THEY STILL HAVE QUITE A FEW MILES TO GO BEFORE WE DETERMINE WHO WILL GET THE TROPHY FOR THE MILWAUKEE MILE FOR. HISTORY DEEP IN THIS RACETRACK P HISTORY COULD REPEAT ITSELF IF HORNADAY HOLDS ON FOR THE >>>DRIVES THAT CUP TO THE BOTTOM THE RACETRACK, JUST POWERS HIS WAY AROUND TRAFFIC. LOOK AT THAT! THEN ZINGS IT IN THE CORNER! >>LAP 37, TJ BELL FLOATING ON THAT TRUCK. >>MAJOR ENGINE FAILURE. >>YOU GET THAT AT NAPA IF YOU NEED ONE. >>LAP 49, MISUSE FOR HORNADAY, GETTING BY IN THE COPART CHALLENGE. CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS TAKING PLACE RIGHT HERE. THE COPART TRUCKS SIDE BY SIDE. AND HORNADAY AFTER THE FRONT. >>RON SAYING, VOTE FOR ME, Y’ALL! >>ON THE REAR SPOILER. >>GETS INTO THE SIDE OF TERRY COOK, TRIES TO STAY OFF. AND UNFORTUNATELY LOSES CONTROL. WHAT A HELPLESS FEELING THAT IS! HE’S ALREADY OFF THE GAS OF HE JUST GOT IN A LITTLE TOO DEEP. BUT HE KNEW HE WAS IN TROUBLE. >>THE RACE SUMMARY, 109 OF THE 200 SCHEDULED LAPS, HORNADAY IS THE RACE LEADER. WE’VE HAD FIVE DIFFERENT PEOPLE OUT IN FRONT, FIVE CHANGES. ONLY TWO CAUTIONS FOR 10 LAPS. 18 ARE STILL ON THE LEAD LAP. >>LET’S LOOK AT OUR POINTS AS OF NOW. RON HORNADAY RIGHT NOW BECAUSE OF THE LEADING AND RIGHT NOW MATT CRAFTON DROPPED BACK TO 8th POSITION, IF RACE ENDS NOW CRAFTON WOULD BE BEHIND HOHN DAY BY 9 POINTS. >>HE HAS HAD A COUPLE OFF WEEKS, AND NOW HE’S ON TOP OF HIS GAME LEADING THE RACE AND NOW LEADING THE POINTS. BUT IT’S NOT. >>BUT WHAT A BATTLE BACK LAST WEEK FOR HORNADAY INVOLVED IN A COUPLE INCIDENTS, BATTLED BACK FOR A TOP-10 FINISH. FINISHED 7th. THAT’S WHAT A CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM IS MADE OF. >>AS WE SEE A BATTLE FOR 9th NOW, WE’VE GOT TO TALK ABOUT WHAT IS ABOUT TO TAKE PLACE. WE MAY HAVE GREEN-FLAG PIT STOPS AGAIN! >>WE’RE NOT FAR FROM IT. PROBABLY 10 TO 15 LAPS. >>WE TALKED ABOUT HORNADAY RECOVERING LAST WEEK AND GETTING A GOOD PIT. MATT CRAFTON OUR POINTS LEADER COMING INTO HERE IS FALLING BACK TO THE FIELD, BACK THROUGH THE 9th SPOT, GETTING READY FOR PRESSURE FROM BRIAN SCOTT AND THEY MADE THAT TRUCK UNDER THAT FIRST PIT STOP LOOKS LIKE — >>THEY STILL HAVE. >>MOVES TO TO THE INSIDE. >>20 AWAY FROM GREEN FLAG STOP. >>WE JUST HEARD IT THERE, 20 AWAY FROM GREEN FLAG STOP. IN THIS SERIES YOU CAN’T CHANGE TIRES AND ADD FUEL UNDER THE SAME STOP. SO WHAT YOU SUSPECT PEOPLE DO THE SAME STRATEGY IN TEXAS WHERE THEY JUST CAME IN FOR FUEL? >>I THINK THEY’LL ONLY COME IN FOR FUEL BECAUSE THESE TIRES HAVE NOT FALLEN OFF THAT MUCH. YOU WOULD LOSE A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF TIME TO MAKE A SECOND PIT STOP. >>BUT IT’S FUN TO SEE HAD THEY’LL DO! THEY’VE GOT TO MAKE A CHOICE, THEY CAN — HAVE TO HAVE GAS, AND WE DON’T REALLY — WE DIDN’T HEAR ANYTHING ABOUT TIRE WEAR BUT WE ONLY RAN 40 LAPS SOME THIS IS A MUCH LONGER RUN, ARE THEY SAYING THEY CAN GO 160 LAPS? I DON’T KNOW ABOUT THAT. >>THEY MIGHT HAVE TO. >>WE JUST HEARD ONE CREW CHIEF COME ON THE RADIO, INSIDE OF 20 LAPS BEFORE WE HAVE GREEN FLAG PIT STOPS. HO>>>WELCOME BACK. WE CONTINUE WITH RON HORNADAY FOLLOWING CLOSELY BY MIKE SKINNER AND TODD BODINE. THREE SERIES CHAMPIONS RUNNING ONE, TWO, THREE ON THE RACETRACK. >>TAYLER MALSAM THIS YEAR, UNFORTUNATELY JUST WIN A LAP DOWN TO RON HORNADAY. >>HOW ABOUT OUR NUMBERS UP FRONT? >>INCREDIBLE. >>ALMOST 25% OF THE WINS IN THE HISTORY OF THIS SERIES ARE REPRESENTED BY THE THREE GUYS RUNNING FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD RIGHT NOW. >>IS IT A COINCIDENCE? I DON’T THINK SO. >>PROBABLY NOT. >>NO, IT’S NOT. OBVIOUSLY WE CAN’T COUNT OUT RICK CRAWFORD. CRAWFORD RUNNING IN THE 4th SPOT NOW. AND HE HAS BEEN THIRD HERE TWICE, BUT HE HAS FIVE WINS. UNDER HIS BELT. IN THE CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES. AND YOU CAN SEE THE PRO PROGRESS THAT COLIN BRAUN IS MAKING TOO. HE’S BEEN ABLE TO CATCH CRAWFORD. HE’S GOTTEN THAT TO BAT. THE MATT CRAFTON, WE TALKED AND THAT TRUCK SLIDING THROUGH THE FIELD. HE’S ONE. FIRST ONES TO PIT ROAD, ADAM? >>MATT CRAFTON A DRIVER HOPING FOR A CAUTIOUS ABOUT 40 LAPS AGO, THAT’S BECAUSE THE TRUCK IS EXTREMELY TIGHT. THEY WILL WIPE OFF THE GRILL, PULL TAPE TRYING TO HELP IT THERE. AND LE WILL ALSO TOP IT OFF WITH FUEL. NO TIRES PLANNED. OF COURSE YOU CANNOT TAKE FUEL AND TIRES AT THE SAME TIME. CRAFTON WAY, HIS GREEN FLAG SERVICE AT LAP 120. >>HERE COMES RON HORNADAY, HE SLOWS DOWN AND GOES OVER THE COMMITMENT LINE TO PIT ROAD. DEFINITELY DON’T WANT ANY MISTAKES ON THIS PIT STOP, GREEN FLAG PIT STOP. >>HE’S YOUR RACE LEADER, AND WE GO BACK DOWN TO ADAM ALEXANDER. >>AND HE HAS BEEN VERY QUIET ON THE RADIO TODAY AS YOU WOULD EXPECT BECAUSE HE’S BEEN SO DOMINANT. ALTHOUGH LATE IN THE RUN, HE DID SAY IN TRAFFIC THE TRUCK GOT A LITTLE TIGHT. IT WILL BE FUEL ONLY FOR RON HORNADAY. THEY WOULD BE GOOD TO GO THE DISTANCE ON FUEL SO IF THEY HAD ONE MORE OPPORTUNITY TO PIT, IT WOULD LIKELY BE TIRES ONLY. >>DAVID STARR IN AND HE WAS OUT OF FUEL. HE HAD TO SHAKE THE TRUCK BACK AND FORTH JUST TO GET IT TO PIT ROAD. ALSO SEE JOHNNY SAUTER IN THE FUN CHEVROLET COMING THIS WAY. THEY HAVE FILLED UP THAT 24 AND HE IS BACK TO THE RACETRACK. >>MIKE SKINNER THE 5 TRUCK INHERITED THE LEAD RIGHT NOW. WE’LL BE SEEING HIM ON PIT ROAD HERE SHORTLY. EVERYONE IS GETTING READY TO GO THROUGH GREEN FLAG PIT STOPS, AND WE’RE HEARING THAT MOST WILL TAKE FUEL ONLY. ADAM? >>AT 122, COLIN BRAUN GETS THE CALL. HE’S WORKING HIS WAY FROM AS FAR BACK AS 16th IN THE FIELD. UP TO THE FIFTH POSITION. YOU CAN SEE THEM WORKING ON THE RIGHT FRONT, TOPPING IT OFF WITH FUEL. HE IS TRYING FOR HIS THIRD CONSECUTIVE TOP-5 FINISH. >>SKINNER SAYS HE HAS A LOT OF REAR BRAKE DIALED INTO THIS TRUCK. DOC BAILEY LEATHER BLACK ON THE SIDES OF THIS TRUCK, THEY GOT ONE CAN IN, THEY’LL GO WITH THE SECOND CAN, A GOOD BIT OF FUEL JUST SPILLED. THEY GOT TO GET IT ALL IN TO GO ALL THE WAY THE DISTANCE! THE 4 COMING YOUR WAY AND THE 60. >>IN THE 4 OF RICKY CAR LIKE ALE IS COMING BACK FOR TIRES THIS TIME. AND ALSO RIGHT IN FRONT OF HIM THE 60 OF STACY COMPTON. HE WAS VERY GOOD YESTERDAY IN PRACTICE, THEN JUST OKAY TODAY. THEY WILL TOP IT OFF WITH FUEL. HIS STOP AT LAP 124. >>RICK CRAWFORD’S TRUCK STILL TIGHT. THEY WOULD LOVE TO MAKE AN ADJUSTMENT ON THIS TRUCK IF THEY COULD BUT IT WILL BE FUEL FOR THAT TRUCK. HE’S GOT THE VERY FIRST PIT STALL AND YOU HAVE TO HAVE AN INTERESTING AN TOLL GET INTO THAT PIT STALL OFF THE RACETRACK. >>GO, GO, GO! >>WATCH YOUR SPEED DOWN THE HILL. >>HE HAS A LITTLE OVER A 7- SECOND LEAD OVER AFTER, ALMIROLA AND WE’RE SEEING THE 5 OF MIKE SKINNER COME BACK ON TO PIT ROAD. RAY. >>LIKE YOU GUYS SAID, YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT THE STRATEGIES WILL BE WITH THESE NEW RULES. SKINNER GOING TO GET FOUR TIRES ON THIS NUMBER 5 TRUCK, E PHILLIPS BELIEVERS THE DROPOFF ON THE TIRES WILL MAKE THE DIFFERENCE. HE’LL PUT FOUR ON, THEY’LL COME AROUND THE — 4 TIRES ON IT, AND SKINNER WILL GO BACK TO THE RACETRACK SOME FAR HE’S THE ONLY GUY TO DO FUEL AND TIRES ON THIS ROUND OF PIT STOPS. >>IS THIS A GAMBLE FOR TODD BODINE TO STAY ON THE RACETRACK NOW? >>A PROBLEM ON THE RACETRACK! ARIC ALMIROLA GETS TURNED AROUND! >>NO CAUTION YET. THERE’S THE CAUTION FLAG. >>CAUTION COMES OUT, IT’S THE THIRD ONE OF THE DAY. AND GUESS WHAT? ONLY 10 TRUCKS WERE ON THE LEAD LAP. >>AND WHAT A HORRIBLE BRAKE FOR MIKE SKINNER. THEY GAMBLED, THEY CAME UNDER GREEN TO GET TIRES AND IT WILL BITE THEM, MICHAEL. >>TAKE ANOTHER LOOK AT WHAT JUST HAPPENED, WITH THE 15 OF ARIC ALMIROLA. >>LOOKED LIKE HE WAS GOING TO MAKE A PIT STOP, SLOWED DOWN. >>DENNIS SETZER GOES BY. RICK CRAWFORD IN THE 14. 6 OF COLIN BRAUN WILL COME ALONG ON THE OUTSIDE. >>I BET — YEAH, MIGHT HAVE GRABBED THIRD GEAR THERE. >>MIGHT HAVE. >>THE THING JUST SPUN AROUND LIKE HE PUT IT IN THIRD GEAR, AND UPSET THE TRUCK, OR HE HAD A LOT — I DON’T THINK THAT MUCH REAR BRAKE WOULD HAVE TURNED HIM AROUND THAT FAST. >>I WOULDN’T THINK SO BUT UNFORTUNATELY NOBODY MADE ANY CONTACT. >>SKINNER WAS — SKINNER LIKE YOU SAID, THIS IS A BLOW. BUT I DON’T THINK IT’S A BLOW HE CAN’T OVERCOME. >>UNFORTUNATELY, HE MAY BE TWO LAPS DOWN RIGHT NOW. AND WE’VE GOT SO MANY TRUCKS THAT ARE ONE LAP DOWN. >>WELL AMAZINGLY ENOUGH, RON HORNADAY WAS LEADING HE WAS ON — WHEN WE STARTED OUR GREEN FLAG PIT STOPS AND IT LOOKS AS THOUGH HE STAYS ON THE LEAD LAP, OUR LUCKY DOG WILL GO TO MIKEY KILE IN THE NUMBER 29 SOME THAT WILL PUT 9 TRUCKS ON THE LEAD LAP WHEN WE GET READY FOR THE GREEN FLAG THAT WILL GIVE US BACK UNDERWAY AGAIN. >>I THOUGHT SKINNER HAD REMAINED ONE LAP DOWN, BUT HE IS ON THE TAIL END — RIGHT TWO LAPS DOWN. THAT’S GOING TO BE TOUGH TO OVERCOME. IF HE HAD HE TO REMAIN ONE LAP DOWN HE COULD HAVE STAYED ON THE TRACK AND GOT THAT BACK. BUT TWO DOWN, THAT’S TROUBLE. >>HE’LL HAVE TO GET ONE OF THOSE BACK ON HIS OWN AND THEN HOPE FOR A LUCKYING. >>AND HE’LL NUMBER A POSITION TO DO THAT WITH THOSE NEW TIRES. EVERYBODY IN FRONT OF HIM WILL LIKELY PIT. HE’LL RESTART RIGHT UP NEAR THE FRONT. SO HE COULD — WORK THIS OUT BUT MAN, TOUGH! >>PIT ROAD IS ACTUALLY CLOSED AND WE’RE SEEING JASON MAKE HIS WAY ON TO PIT ROAD SO HE’LL SUFFER A PENALTY. BUT AS PIT ROAD IS CLOSED, WE RIDE ALONG WITH TODD BODINE, WHO IS OUR RACE LEADER. HE HAS YET TO COMPTON TO PIT ROAD AS MANY THERE A CHANCE HE MAY RUN OUT OF FUEL? >>WELL, I KNOW HE WANTS TO GET TO PIT ROAD IN THIS NEXT LAP. I’M SURE IS WILL BE OPEN. >>SHUTTING OFF THE TRUCK AND GLIDING AROUND. RACE FANS, PHOTO YOUR YOUR FAVORITE COPART DRIVER. CHOOSE BETWEEN THE 33 OF RON HORNADAY OR THE NUMBER 30 OF TODD BODINE TO WIN A VARIETY OF PRIZES, INCLUDING AN ALL EXPENSES PAID VIP RACE EXPERIENCE IN TALLADEGA THIS OCTOBER. GO TO COPART.COM FOR RULES AND TO REGISTER. VOTE NOW FOR THE COPART CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS! >>YOU WERE WORRIED ABOUT WEATHER TODD HAD ENOUGH GAS OR NOT, HE’S WORRIED ABOUT IT TOO. >>SHUT HIS MOTOR OFFER, COASTING, DOING EVERYTHING TO GET TO PIT ROAD. WE SAW THE TRUCK LIMP TO GO PIT ROAD DURING THIS GREEN — THIS ROUND OF GREEN FLAG STOPS, SO CERTAINLY TODD IS NOT OUT. >>AND THE GREEN FLAG COMES OUT FOR PIT ROAD, MEANING IT IS NOW OPEN, SO TODD BODINE CAN IF HE MAKES IT THERE, CAN MAKE HIS WAY ON TO PIT ROAD INTO HIS PIT STOP. >>WHEN ARE YOU — LIKELY MAKE PIT STOPS, GAS AND THEN TIRES. WHEREAS SOME OF THE LEAD LAP TRUCKS ONLY HAVE TO MAKE ONE SO HE’LL GIVE UP TRACK POSITION ANYWAY. >>RAY? >>THE CREW CHIEF FOR DENNIS SETZER WILL TRY TO MAKE AIR PRESSURE ADJUSTMENTS TO HELP HIM ROLL THROUGH THE CENTER. THAT’S WHAT WE’RE HEARING UP AND DOWN PIT ROAD, AND BRIAN SCOTT WILL BRING HIS ALBERTSON’S TRUCK DOWN, THE CREW CHIEF SAYS WE’LL MAKE A TRACK BAR ADJUSTMENT TO HELP YOU IN THE CENTER AND MAKE AN AIR PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT TO HELP YOU OFF JUST A LITTLE BIT. YOU SEE THAT TRACK BAR ADJUSTMENT HAPPENING AND FUEL GOING IN THE 16. >>THE ORIGINAL PLAN FOR THE 30 TOP OF YOUR SCREEN WAS GET FUEL THE FIRST TIME AROUND BECAUSE YOU TALKED ABOUT THE FACT THEY WERE CLOSE ON FUEL, THEY SAID THEY’RE GOOD ENOUGH TO MAKE IT ONE MORE LAP SO ON THE FIRST STOP HE’LL TAKE TIRES, MAKE AN JUMP. AND SOME. COME BACK AROUND TO TOP IT OFF WITH FUEL IT. IS GOING TO BE CLOSE! >>HE WANTS TO RACE OFF PIT ROAD. AGAIN, ONLY 9 TRUCKS ON THE LEAD LAP, BECAUSE OF THE SPIN DURING THE GREEN FLAG PIT STOPS. WE’LL BE RI>>>GREAT RUN. THOSE KIDS JUST GETTING IT DONE. IT IS SHOWING RIGHT AWAY THEY UNDERSTAND HOW TO RUN UP FRONT. >>RYAN IS GOING TO RUN THIS RACE. THEN HE’S GOING TO RUN KENTUCKY IN A FEW WEEKS. HE’LL RUN THE MILE AND MILE PAP HALF. THEY’LL TRY TO REMAIN UNDER SEVEN RACE TO RETAIN ROOKIE ELIGIBILITY FOR NEXT YEAR. YOU CAN SEE RON HORNADAY THERE. HE HAS FIVE TRUCKS AHEAD OF HIM. RON WAS LEADING THE RACE. HE WAS TWO DOWN. HE’S NOW ONE DOWN. CRAFTON OUR POINTS LEADER IS NOW IN FRONT. THESE GUYS IN OF HORN DAY NEED TO GET BACK IN THE GAME. >>RON’S GOING TO>% COMPTON. HE WILL BE THE HIGHIEST SCORE NON–LEAD LAP TRUCK. >>>FOR THOSE YOU TUNING MOTHER NATURE THREW US A CURVE BALL LAST NIGHT. RAY DUNLAP. >>WE WENT THROUGH THE REGULAR ROUND OF DOUBLE DIPS. WHEN THAT HAPPENED RYAN SCOTT HAD A LUG NUT THAT WAS NOT TIGHTENED. >>THE GUYS UPSTAIRS WERE TALKING ABOUT THE FACT THAT MICKEY KILE IS ENJOYING A GOOD RUN fYv+÷TODAY. YOU HAVE TO GIVE A PAT ON THE BACK FOR THE RACE TEAM. THEY TOPPED OFF FOR FUEL NOT LOOSING MUCH POSITION IN THE LAST 55. THAT ALLOWED THEM TO GET THEIR FUEL ON THE LONG GREEN FLAG RUN. IT IS THAT STRATEGY AND A NICE JOB OF THE DRIVER BEHIND THE WHEEL THAT’S GOT THEM LEFT IN THE TOP TEN TODAY. >>THERE WERE A HANDFUL OF TRUCKS WITH THAT SAME TRAGEDY IN LAP FIVE. JERRY WAS ONE MICKEY KILE AND JAMES BUSHER. >>A GUY GOING DOWN TWO HERE. SKINNER HAS BEEN STRONG AS OF LATE. YOU CAN SEE HE CAN’T AFFORD TO LOOSE THAT SECOND LAP. THERE IS TOO MANY TRUCKS THAT ARE ONE DOWN. HE’S BRACING AS HARD AS HE CAN. HE’S ONE BEHIND THEM. >>HE MADE THAT GAMBLE UNDER THREE FLAG POSITIONS AND IT REALLY BIT HIM. >>HE’S JUST DESPERATE TO SAY ONE DOWN. HE’S NOT GOING DO IT. HORNADAY CLEARS HIM. >>RAY WHAT ARE YOU HEARING? >>ON THE FIRST ROUND OF PIT STOPS THEY WENT UP FOUR ROUNDS ON THE CRACK BAR AND A COUPLE ROUNDS ON THE WEDGE. THIS LAST ROUND OF PIT STOPS UP FIVE ROUNDS ON THE TRACK BAR. GARY COOKE HAS BEEN FIGHTING A TRUCK RACE TODAY. AGAIN, WE WANT TO REMIND EVERYBODY HE’S MAKING HIS 300th START. >>HE WON BACK HERE IN 2002 DRIVING FOR KAY AUTOMOTIVE. YOU THINK ABOUT THAT, WE TALKED ABOUT THE NUMBERS 531 TRUCK RACES. JERRY KOCH IS MAKING HIS 300th START. HE’S NOT THE ONE MAKE A START IN THIS SERIES. THAT’S RAY CRAWFORD WITH OVER 306 STARTS. >>THE FIRST START WAS HERE IN MIWAUKEE. >>THIS IS HIS 282nd START IN A ROW. >>VERY IMPRESSIVE QUITE THE MAN OF STEEL THAT HE WAS ABLE TO COMPETE IN ALL THOSE RACES IN A ROW. NOW WITH TODD BODINE. A CAUTION COMEDOWN FOR DEBRIS. THAT WILL PUT MATT CRAFTON POTENTIALLY. >>THEY WILL GET THEIR LAPS BACK AND NOT HAVE TO START THE TAIL END OF THE LAP. >>WE’LL SHAKE IT OUT AND FIND OUT WHO >>WHEN I CAME IN THE GARAGE HE SAID RIGHT NOW HE’S GOT THE VERY BEST SET OF TIRES THAT THEY HAVE HAD ALL DAY ON THEIR SENSOR. WHAT HE’S HOPING IS THAT BODINE AND HORADAY WILL RACE THEMSELVES FOR WHITE A WHILE. HE’LL HOLD BACK A LITTLE BIT AND KEEP THE TIRES FOR A NICE RUN AT THE FINISH. ADAM? >>WHILE JAMES BEUSCHER IS MANY LAPS BEHIND THEM IN THE CATEGORY HE DOES HAVE A LITTLE BIT OF TIME BEHIND THE WHEEL AT THIS FACILITY. HE MADE HIS NATIONWIDE DEBUT AT THIS FACILITY, AS WELL. JAMES BEUSCHER USING THAT EXPERIENCE TO A TOP FIVE RUN TODAY. WE’LL SEE IF THE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR CONTENDER CAN FINISH IT ALL. >>JAMES BEUSCHER GOOD STRATEGY INTO THE TOP FIVE. SAME THING WITH TAYLER MALSAM. HE FINDS A WAY TO BE IN THE TOP TENTH RUNNING 7th RIGHT NOW. >>CLOSING IN ON THE FINAL 50 LAPS OF THIS RACE. AGAIN, ONLY 12 TRUCKS ARE ON THE LEAD LAP. COMPTON IS THE 12th TRUCK TO BE ADDED TO THIS. WE HAD PIT STOPS AND WE HAD A SPIN. RON HORNADAY IN FRONT OF TODD BODINE. THOSE TWO IN THE COPART CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS. >>WE HAD GOOD TRUCKS RIGHT NOW BUT THEY ARE BACK AWAY. BOTH TOP FIVE RUNNERS EARLIER, JUST GOT THEIR LAP BACK. NOW THEY ARE UP IN THE TOP TEN. >>AWFUL LATE IN THE RACE. WE ONLY GOT AROUND 50 LAPS IN ORDER TO COME FROM THE BACK TO THE FRONT. I DON’T THINK THAT’S ENOUGH TIME. TYLER WORKS HIS WAY FROM THE FRONT. >>TRYING TO GET AROUND TAYLER MALSAM. THERE IS RICKS ON THE OUTSIDE THERE IS RICK CRAWFORD ON THE OUTSIDE. >>YOU CAN SEE HOW HARD IT IS TO MAKE MOVES AND PASS GUYS. EVERYBODY IS SO COMPETITIVE. THERE IS SO MANY TRUCKS. YOU CAN’T JUST DRIVE-THRU THEM. HE HAS HIS WORK CUT OUT FOR HIM. THERE IS SIX OR SEVEN TRUCKS UP THERE HE HAS TO DEAL WITH. >>WITH ALL THE CARS UP FRONT THAT WOULD DO AWAY WITH THAT. >>I LIKE THAT. I THINK THAT’S A GREAT IDEA. >>SOMEBODY’S OUT OF WHACK. >>THAT WAS RYAN, ONE OF THE LEAD LAP TRUCKS. HE THINKS HE MAY HAVE A FLAT TIRE. HE CERTAINLY HAS A LOT OF DEBRIS ON HIS TIRES RIGHT NOW, AT ANY RATE. >>HE GOT AROUND THE CORNER. HE MAY TRY TO SHAKE SOME OF THE DEBRIS OFF SO WHEN HE GETS DOWN TO TURN THREE. >>SECOND WORLD TRUCK SERIES APPEARANCE. >>REMEMBER, STILL ON THE LEAD LAP RIGHT NOW BEING SHOWN IN THE 12th SPOT. >>MALCOMB FOR THE 3rd POSITION. BRIAN SCOTT . >>WHAT ABOUT AN EFFORT FROM BRIAN SCOTT WITH A BROKEN WRIST. >>REALLY IMPRESSIVE BRIAN SCOTT BREAKING HIS WRIST IN THE LAST RACE. HE’S GOT A CAST ON IT. >>I BET THAT WRIST IS FINE RIGHT NOW. >>YOU CAN SEE HE HAS IT UP ON THE WHEEL, PHIL, YOU DON’T SEE A LOT OF WORK FROM THE LEFT HAND. WHEN HE GETS TO THE CORNER I THINK HE’S PREDOMINANTLY DRIVING WITH HIS LEFT HAND STEADYING THINGS UP WITH THE RIGHT. NO GRIPPING WITH THE PINKY THERE. HE’S GOT IT LAID UP ON THE WHEEL. >>126 TRAPPED QUITE A FEW TRUCKS IN THE LAP DOWN. >>GOOD LITTLE LOOSE IN THE CORNER. HE NEEDED TO LOOK INSIDE BEFORE HE PULLED OFF. ERIC HAD A REALLY GOOD TRUCK. UNFORTUNATELY THAT STALL BROUGHT UP A CAUTION WHILE WE WERE IN THE MIDST OF A GREEN FLAG PIT STOP. HE FINDS HIMSELF DOWN A COUPLE LASTS RIGHT NOW IN THE 21st SPOT. >>AGAIN, NOT A RACE FOR POSITION AS FAR AS ON THE SCORING MONITORING BUT A RACE FOR POSITION ON THE RACETRACK. >>THAT BLUE TRUCK NUMBER TEN JAMES BEUSCHER IS IN BATTLE FOR THE POSITION. RIGHT NOW JAMES IS SHOWN IN THE TENTH SPOT. JAMES HAD A BIG CRASH LAST WEEK WITH BRIAN SCOTT RESULTING IN SCOTT’S RISK GETTING BROKEN. BOTH THOSE FINISHING WELL IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIELD. THAT WAS HUGE FOR THOSE TWO. >>IT SURE WAS. IT WASN’T EVEN BRIAN’S TRUCK HE GOT LOOSE UNDER. HE GOT SIDEWAYS THEN TOOK BRIAN OUT. BOTH HIT HARD ON THE OUTSIDE WALL. >>WHEN WE WATCHED IT ON TELEVISION — I MEAN WE HAVE SEEN MAJOR HITS. BRIAN SCOTT DIDN’T LOOK LIKE IT WAS THAT BIG. >>HE WAS GOING SO DARN FAST. >>THAT’S WHAT HE SAID. HE SAID IT DIDN’T LOOK BIG ON TV BUT THAT’S THE HARDEST HIT I EVER HAD. >>WE’VES DROPPED ON HIS CONVERSATION AND HE TALKED ABOUT HOW HARD A HIT THAT >>>WELCOME BACK. COPART 200 PRESENTED ON SPEED BY TOYOTA FOR THE NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES. THIS IS OUR NINTH RACE. HORADAY HAS LEAD 139 LAPS ALREADY IN THIS RACE. THE TRUCK YOU SEE ON RYAN’S TAILGATE IS MIKE SKINNER. >>I DON’T THINK HE HAS ENOUGH MUSCLE TO GET UP THERE BY RON AND BE IN POSITION. >>THEY TOOK A CHANCE WITH THEIR STRATEGY AND WOUND UP BITING THEM. >>HE’S GOT THE SECOND-BEST TRUCK RUNNING 20. >>SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO TAKE CHANCES. IT WOULD HAVE WORKED OUT FOR HIM BUT UNFORTUNATELY THE TIMING WAS ATROCIOUS. >>THINK ABOUT WHAT THEY DID IN KANSAS. THEY WERE ABLE TO TAKE A CHANCE WIN. T R)SQáHVá2O÷áY%Q=Ie9 SOMETIMES YOU LOOSE. >>I FELT THAT WAY LAST NIGHT. SOMETIMES YOU WIN. SOMETIMES YOU LOOSE. WE DIDN’T GET THE RACE IN BUT WE HAVE A BEAUTIFUL DAY FOR THE RACE TODAY. >>THAT’S RIGHT. IT IS LOVELY. HORADAY HAS LEAD, AS I MENTIONED MENTIONED, OVER 140 LAPS NOW. 142 ONLY FOUR TIMES HAS THE PERSON THAT HAS LEAD THE MOST LAPS NOT GONE ON TO WIN AT THIS RACETRACK, INCLUDING TWO OF THE LAST THREE RACES. >>THINK ABOUT THAT STAT. IN THREE OF THE LAST FOUR RACES HERE IN MIWAUKEE THE GUY THAT’S WON THE RACE PASSED RON HORNADAY TO WIN IT. RON PROBABLY REMEMBERS THOSE PASSES. >>I’M SURE RON’S THINKING TODD BODINE IS NOT GOING BY ME. I’M NOT GOING TO ALLOW IT. THERE IS A SIDE BET, MORE OR LESS, BETWEEN THOSE TWO BOTH DRIVING COPART-SPONSORS VEHICLES. >>WHAT A GREAT RACE WE HAVE RIGHT NOW. JERRY KOCH PASSED 7th. THERE COMES RICK. TODD BROWN, THE OTHER TRUCK THAT EARNED A LAP BACK IS ALL THE WAY UP TO THE 5th POSITION. >>THESE GUYS ARE CERTAINLY HAVING A GREAT BATTLE. IT IS TAKING PLACE ABOUT TEN SECONDS BEHIND OUR LEADER THOUGH. I KNOW JERRY WOULD DESPERATELY LIKE TO GET BY MATT CRAFTON. >>REMEMBER CRAFTON IS A LEAD DOWN. >>CRAFTON CAME INTO THE RACE AS A POINT LEADER. >>RIGHT NOW HE’S TOTALLY FRUSTRATING JERRY COOKE BY HANGING IN THERE.>>RON HORADAY IS ONLY ONE OF TWO DRIVERS TO WIN A RACE ON HIS BIRTHDAY. HE’S TRYING TO DO IT TWICE. >>WHAT A GREAT BIRTHDAY THAT WOULD BE ON YOUR 51st BIRTHDAY. >>I THINK IT IS THE GUY SITTING RIGHT TO MY RIGHT THAT WILL TURN A DAY OLDER TOMORROW. >>MAYBE EVEN A YEAR OLDER, ACTUALLY. >>DO YOU WANT TO HAVE ME OVER OR ANYTHING? >>NAH. >>ADAM, I HAVE LEARNED FROM EXPERIENCE PHIL DOES NOT LIKE TO CELEBRATE BIRTHDAYS. I LEARNED THAT THE HARD WAY A COUPLE YEARS AGO. ANYHOW, THE MAN UP FRONT LOOKING TO CELEBRATE, RON HORADAY HAS BEEN QUIET ON THE RADIO. A GOOD INDICATION FOR HE AND HIS TEAM. BEHIND HIM TODD BODINE VOCAL ON THE RADIO. THEY CONTINUE THAT IN THE LATTER STAGES OF THIS RACE. TODD BODINE DOESN’T HAVE ANYTHING FOR THE MAN WHO IS OUT FRONT. >>I HAVE TO FEEL BAD FOR MIKE SKINNER TODAY. THOSE GUYS HAVE HAD A TRUCK RUNNING BEHIND HORADAY ALL DAY LONG. HE’S BEEN BEHIND HORADAY MOST OF THIS RACE. BUT BECAUSE OF THE ROUND OF PIT STOPS SKINNER GOT CAUGHT ON PIT ROW AND LOST A COUPLE LAPS. I CAN’T SEE THE MONITOR, BUT I THINK HE’S BACK ABOUT 20th. HE HAS A TRUCK THAT’S GOOD ENOUGH TO BE 2nd RIGHT NOW IN THE RACE. >>RACE FANS AGAIN, VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE COPART DRIVERS IN THE COPART CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS. VOTE 23 OR NUMBER 30 TODD BODINE RUNNING SECOND IN THIS RACE. YOU CAN WIN A VARIETY OF PRIZES INCLUDING ALL-EXPENCES PAID RACE IN TALLEDEGA THIS OCTOBER. GO TO COPART.COM. VOTE NOW FOR THE COPART CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS. TWO CHAMPIONS BATTLING AT >>>LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT TODAY’S GAME WITH JUST FOR MEN HAIR COLOR MOMENT. HOW ABOUT BRIAN SCOTT WITH A BROKEN RIGHT WRIST. HE WAS FITTED WITH A NEW GEAR SHIFT AS WELL AS A STEERING WHEEL. HE’S OUT HERE RUNNING, OBVIOUSLY IN PAIN, BUT RUNNING WELL. A TOP FIVE PERFORMANCE RUNNING FOURTH ON THE RACETRACK. >>WE HAVE SEEN SO MANY CASES OF THAT OVER THE YEAR, MIKE, PEOPLE GETTING HURT THE WEEK BEFORE THEN COMING BACK AND RACING THE NEXT WEEK. REMEMBER RICKY R UDD WHEN HE TURNED OVER IN DAYTONA IN THE BUZZ SHOOTOUT AND WON THE NEXT DAY? >>YEAH, THEY HAD TO PUT TAPE ON HIS CHEEKS SO HE COULD SEE WHERE HE WAS GOING. >>REMEMBER IN THIS SERIES IN ATLANTA CAN ACCIDENT WITH RICK CRAWFORD WHERE HE DAMAGED HIS ANKLE. THE VERY NEXT WEEK HE WAS OUT THERE RACING AND WON IN MARTINSVILLE. >>AS THE TESTAMENT TO THE TOUGHNESS THAT THESE DRIVERS BRING TO THIS SERIES. >>THIS IS A STAY-IN-THE-GAME MOMENT FOR THIS GUY. GOT HIS FIRST WIN A COUPLE WEEKS AGO. NOW HE’S BACK IN THE TOP FIVE. >>WE WERE TALKING YESTERDAY IN THE MEDIA CENTER ABOUT NOT HAVING ANY LUCK SINCE THEY GOT THAT WIN. JUST ABOUT 24 LAPS HERE. IF HE CAN STAY WHERE HE IS HE’LL HAVE GOOD LUCK. >>RYAN SCORED 12th. >>DAVID STAR IS THE FIRST TRUCK A LAP DOWN IN 13th. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 1st AND 2nd RIGHT NOW. RON HORADAY HAS OVER SIX SECONDS. TODD BODINE IS RUNNING IN THE SECOND SPOT. MY HEART IS FOR SKINNER THOUGH. HE’S SETTING THERE LOOKING AT THE GUY. MIKE IS KEEPING PACE WITH HORADAY. HE JUST NEEDS TO GET UP THERE AND GET AROUND HIM. HE CAN’T QUITE MAKE THAT. YOU SEE TODD’S GOT A CLEAR TRACK IN FRONT OF HIM. LOOK WHO’S EASING IN ON THE BACK OF HIM. >>THAT’S AMAZING. >>I WAS TALKING TO DENNIS BEFORE THE RACE. THEY MADE QUITE A FEW. BUT HERE HE IS BATTLING OR 2nd. >>WHEN YOU HEARD THE STRATEGY THEY WERE GOING TO PUT TO USE ON THE LAST RUN THEY WERE GOING TO LET HORADAY AND BODINE BATTLE IT OUT OUT THERE. THERE WASN’T REALLY A BATTLE UP THERE. HORADAY JUST PULLED AWAY. THAT’S PUT SIX SECONDS BETWEEN HIMSELF AND SECOND. HOW ABOUT THE BATTLE BETWEEN THE MOPAR RACING TEAMMATES? THEY HAVE A LITTLE BIT OF HISTO HISTORY COMING TO THE CHECKERED FLAG IN CHARLOTTE RUNNING INTO EACH OTHER. >>HE’S GOT A LOT OF SPEED IN THE CENTER OF THE CORNER. HE COULDN’T HOLD IT DOWN. BATTLING FOR THE SIXTH SPOT. >>TODD BODINE STAYING IN FRONT BUT GOOD BATTLE NOW FOR SECOND. >>DENNIS WEARS YOU DOWN, DOESN’T HE? HE TRIES TO TAKE CARE OF HIS TRUCK EARLY IN THE RUN DOWN ON PIT ROW. THE FURTHER THEY GO THE BETTER HE GETS. >>LOOKING TO THE INSIDE AS WE HAVE JUST 20 LAPS OF RACING GO. >>MIKE AND I WERE TALKING TO SOME OF THE GUYS IN THE GARAGE AREA, THEY SAID THESE TIRES ARE A LITTLE DIFFERENT TIRE THAN LAST YEAR. THEY SAID THEY DON’T RECOVER AS QUICKLY AS THE ONES DID LAST YEAR. IT LOOKS LIKE RIGHT NOW DENNIS HAS NOT HURT HIS TIRES AT ALL. >>YOU CAN CERTAINLY DAMAGE A TIRE. THEN YOU HAVE A CALM DOWN TWO OR THREE LAPS AND GET THE HEAT OUT OF THE TIRE. YOU CAN CERTAINLY HURT YOURSELF. DENNIS IS JUST BEING PATIENT WITH TODD MAKING SURE HE DOESN’T JEOPARDIZE THE TIRES ON THE TRUCK SO HE CAN MAKE THE MOVE. HE’S LOOKING ON THE OUTSIDE. >>LET’S GO BACK DOWN TO PIT ROW WITH RAY DUNLAP. >>THANK YOU, RICK. A LOT OF THE DRIVERS IN THIS RACE TODAY HAVE THE SAME TRUCK THEY RAN IN MARTINSVILLE. MANY PEOPLE CONSIDER THIS A SHORT TRUCK. THEY RAN IN CHARLOTTE. THIS TRUCK HAS A GOOD BIT IN IT. RANDY DEAN SAID, LIKE I TOLD YOU BEFORE THE RACE STARTED, HE THOUGHT THEY HAD A SHOT AT THE WIN FOR SURE. HOW ABOUT THESE NUMBERS. 18 WINS IN THIS SERIES AND 21 SECOND PLACE RUNS. HE’S HAVE A GOOD RUN WITH TODD BODINE TOOKING FOR 22. THERE HE GOES. >>HOW ABOUT RANDY DEAN? HIS BIGGEST CHEERLEADER JUMPING UP ON THE CHEER BOX CHEERING HIM ON AS HE GOES BY. DENNIS GOING BY. HOW MANY TIMES HAVE WE SEEN DENNIS GET SECOND CHAMPIONSHIP IN A ROW. >>BRIAN SCOTT JOINED THAT BATTLE AS WELL. BRIAN IS COMING OUT HERE STRONG. >>JEFF GIVING HIM ADVICE. WHEN JEFF CAME ABOARD IT REALLY TURNED THINGS AROUND FOR THIS TEAM. A LITTLE CONTACT THERE. >>EXCUSE ME. >>OH, BY THE WAY I’M BACK HERE. >>I DEALT WITH HIM. >>OH, BRIAN’S HEATING UP THE RACETRACK THERE ALMOST GETTING BACK IN THE 30. >>HE’S RUNNING OUT OF TIME. ONLY 15FLUSH FLUSH 15 LAPS REMAINING. >>HORADAY HAS A SEVEN-SECOND LEAD. THIS IS THE BATTLE FOR THIRD. TODD BODINE. >>THOSE TWO TRUCKS ARE RUNNING EXTREMELY DIFFERENT LAPS. LOOK AT THE SPEED BRIAN HAS. HE GETS THE RUN THROUGH THE CENTER. HE’S NOT QUITE ON THE THROTTLE UP THE CORNER. THAT’S WHY TODD IS AHEAD BY A TRUCK LENGTH OR TWO. >>HE’S SO MUCH FASTER THAN TODD BUT HE CAN’T FINE A HOLE. >>OH, HE’S GOING TO HIT HIM. >>THERE WAS THE CONTACT. BODINE SHOVES UP THE RACETRACK INTO THE INSIDE. >>A LOT OF TIMES THERE IS A BY A BACK ON SUCH SITUATION — PAY BACK ON SITUATIONS LIKE THAT. >>BRIAN SCOTT TAKES THE POSITION AWAY FROM TODD BODINE. >>BRIAN STILL TRYING TO CORRAL THAT TRUCK THERE. HERE’S THE CONTACT FROM THE TOYOTA ON-BOARD. THERE IS THE CONTACT WITH TODD. TODD STILL A LITTLE BIT LOOSE. CHASES HIM UP THE HILL. OPENS UP THE BOTTOM OF THE RACETRACK FOR BRIAN. A FLAG IS OUT FOR CHAD. >>HE GETS INTO WALL SO IT BRINGS OUT OUR FIFTH CAUTION OF THE DAY. WE ARE CLOSING IN ON THE FINAL TEN LAPS OF THIS RACE. >>WE HEARD HIM SAY HE WOULD SAVE HIS TRUCK FOR A WHILE. NOW HE’LL BE RIGHT ON RON HORADAY’S BUMPER. >>WE FOUND OUT BRIAN WILL KNOCK YOU OUT OF THE WAY. >>HE’LL USE THE FRONT BUMPER ON THE TOYOTA. HE ONLY HAS ONE AND A HALF HANDS. SO THAT’S HIS EXCUSE. >>YOU CAN SEE THE SMOKE ALREADY LIKE THE MOTOR MIGHT HAVE WENT AWAY. >>NICE JOB KEEPING THE TRUCK OUT OF THE OUTSIDE OF THE WALL. >>THAT BRINGS OUR FIFTH CAUTION OF THE DAY. THAT MEANS WHEN WE RESTART IT IS A SINGLE-FILE RESTART. THAT WILL PUT DENNIS ON THE BACK BUMPER OFRON HORADAY. >>IT IS GOING TO BE INTERESTING TO SEE HOW THE GUYS BATTLE OUT. >>RON HORNADAY HAD LEAD THE MOST LAPS IN MIWAUKEE. ALREADY 168 LAPS LEAD. DAVID STAR GETS THE >>>NASCAR CHAMPION WORLD TRUCK SERIES ON SPEED IS PRESENTED TO YOU BY TOYOTA. FOR THE LATEST TOYOTA RACING INFORMATION VISIT TOYOTA RACING.COM. TOYOTA MOVING FORWARD. >>I DID LIKE YOUR PERFORMANCE EARLIER. HOW ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE WE’RE ABOUT TO SEE FOR THE COPART 200 PRESENTED ON SPEED BY TOYOTA. >>RON HORADAY PROBABLY HAS ONE OF THE BEST GUYS ON THIS RACETRACK BEHIND HIM. WE KNOW RON HORADAY HAS HAD THE DOMINANT TRUCK LEADING SIX OR SEVEN LAPS. IT LOOKED LIKE DENNIS’ TRUCK KEPT GETTING BETTER AND BETTER. >>RAY DUNLAP? >>RICK CRAWFORD CAME IN TO CHANGE TIRES THERE. HE SAID HE HAD ABSOLUTELY NOTHING LEFT ON HIS TRUCK. INSIDE THE TENTH LAP WE’LL GET GOING ON AGAIN. THE TIRES HE PUT ON WERE 30 LAP SCUFFS. WE’LL SEE IF THAT’S ANY BETTER FOR CRAWFORD. >>CRAWFORD COMING IN WITH DIFFERENT TIRES, PRESSURE TIRES. IT IS HORADAY, BRIAN SCOTT, TODD BODINE AND HORADAY. >>WE KNOW HORADAY IS GREAT AT THE RESTARTS. HE NEEDS A GREAT RESTART NOW IF HE WANTS TO WIN ONCE AGAIN AT THIS RACETRACK. BOTH IN THE TOP TWO HAVE BEEN TO VICTORY LANE BEFORE. GREEN FLAG IN THE AIR! >>THIS IS THE TIME OF THE RACE WHEN YOU DO A LOT OF TAKING. >>WE SAW BRIAN SCOTT TAKE THIRD AWAY FROM TODD BODINE. NOW BRIAN SCOTT CLOSING IN ON THE BACK BUMPER OF THE EIGHT. >>GREAT START AGAIN FOR HORADAY. >>YOU CAN’T HARDLY SWITCH GEARS WITH THAT RIGHT HAND. >>HOW ABOUT THIS? TWO AND THREE WIDE AT THE MIWAUKEE MILE. DAVID STARAGEN GOT HIS LAP BACK. HE’S TRYING TO GET PAST BRIAN ICKLER. RON HORNADAY HAS BEEN SO STRONG AND DOMINANT TODAY. AS RON PULLS UP ON THE BACK BUMPER OF THE 30th, TODD BODINE HE MOVES TO THE INSIDE. THIS IS BATTLE TO THE 4th SPOT. BROWN TO THE INSIDE OF TODD BODINE TRYING TO TAKE FOURTH AWAY. SIX LAPS OF RACING REMAIN. HORADAY, DENNIS, BRIAN SCOTT, TODD BODINE, COLIN BROWN STILL DECIDING WHO IS GOING TO BE FOURTH. >>HE’S PROBABLY THINKING PEOPLE BETTER QUIT HITTING ME. HE GOT HIT BY COLIN BROWN ON ROUND TWO. >>TURN FOUR HORADAY JUST FIVE LAPS GO. FIVE MILES WE MAINING HERE AT THE MIWAUKEE MILE. >>GREAT BATTLE HERE FOR THE FOURTH SPOT. >>REALLY CLOSE CALL. COLIN BROWN UP TOWARDS THE WALL. HE GETS LOWED WAY DOWN. >>UNFORTUNATELY TODD WAS ABLE TO AVOID HIM. KYLE GETS BY HIM ON 29. THAT IS A BATTLE FOR POSITION ON THE LEAD LAP. >>TAKE A LOOK, THIS IS WHAT JUST HAPPENED WITH COLIN BRAUN CHASING IT UP. NICE SAVE THERE. >>LOOKS A WHOLE LOT WHAT HAPPENED TO JASON WHITE EARLIER IN THE RACE. GOT DOWN TO THE CORNER. LAD TOO MUCH SPEED AND LOST THE TRUCK. HE SETTLED IN THE TENTH THOUGHT HE WAS RACING FOR FOURTH NOW HE’S RUNNING FOR FIFTH. >>COMING UP ON THE FINAL THREE MILES OF THIS RACE. HORADAY WITH A 12 LENGTH LEAD OVER DENNIS RUNNING SECOND. THEN TODD BODINE. HE ALWAYS WINDS UP THERE THIS THE TOP TEN OR TOP FIVE. >>WHAT A GREAT BATTLE WE HAVE. TERRY, JIMS BEUSCHER RUNNING FIFTH AND SIXTH. HOW ABOUT MICKEY KILE RUNNING EIGHTth IN JUST HIS SECOND START. >>HE’S GOT A BETTER TRUCK IN THIS RACE RIGHT NOW. >>FINAL TWO LAPS OF RACING. TWO MILES HERE AT THE MIWAUKEE MILE. >>DAVID STARR TRYING TO GET BY. MICKEY KILE GOT LOOSE. >>DAVID STARR GOING TO GET BY THE 29. >>DAVID STARR LOOKING TO MOVE UP PAST MICKEY KILE TAKING THE NINTH SPOT AWAY FOR A TOP TEN FINISH. RIGHT ALONG WITH GARY COOKE. FINAL LAP RON HORADAY HAS TAKEN THE FLAG. BRIAN SCOTT TRYING A LAST-DITCH EFFORT TO GET SECOND AWAY. RON HORADAY LOOKING FOR HIS 41st WIN IN THE CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES. THE CONTINUING RECORD. AS HE COMES OUT OF TURN NUMBER FOUR HORADAY WILL BE A REPEAT WINNER. >>THE GUY WHO HAS THE DOMINANT TRUCK WAS ABLE TO BRING IT HOME. >>GREAT JOB HORADAY. >>GARY COOKE ROUNDS OUT THE TOP TEN. >>HOW ABOUT RON HORNADAY WINNING AGAIN ON HIS BIRTHDAY? ONLY TWO DONE IT PREVIOUSLY, HE WAS ONE OF THEM AND HE DID IT ONCE AGAIN. >>WHAT A DOMINATING PERFORMANCE. >>180 LAPS LEAD OF RON HORNADAY OF THE 200. >>HE’S GOING TO RUN THE NATIONWIDE RACE LATER ON. >>WHAT AN IMPRESSIVE PERFORMANCE. HORADAY SCORED HIS LAST OF FOUR NATION-WIDE SERIES VICTORIES IN MIWAUKEE HERE IN RACETRACK IN 2004. COULD HE MAKE IT A DOUBLE- HEADER TWO TIMES AT VICTORY LANE? IT IS POSSIBLE. KYLE BUSCH IS THE ONLY WINNER TO WIN TWO RACES ON THE SAME DAY. HE DID IT IN CALIFORNIA EARLIER THIS YEAR. LET’S GO DOWN TO ADAM ALEXANDER. >>THIS TRUCK YESTERDAY NOT WHERE RON WANTED IT IN THE FIRST PRACTICE. I KNOW YOU WORKED ON IT HARD AND IT PAID OFF. >>WE STRUGGLED HERE LAST YEAR SO WE BROUGHT A DIFFERENT PACKAGE. WE STRUGGLED YESTERDAY, LIKE YOU MENTIONED IN FIRST PRACTICE. I GOT TO GIVE CREDIT TO MY GUYS. THEY DON’T GIVE UP. WE MADE A BUNCH OF CHANGES FOR SECOND PRACTICE. THEN WE MADE A FEW MAJOR CHANGES AFTER PRACTICE LAST NIGHT. I GUESS WE GUESSED THE RIGHT WAY. THIS IS HORADAY’S ld!)BIRTHDAY TODAY. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO RON HORNADAY. >>HOW CONCERNED WERE YOU THAT THEY WERE GOING TO TRAP YOU AND IT GO THE OTHER WAY. >>WE NEVER GAVE UP TODAY. SOMETIMES WHEN THE CAR COMES OUT AFTER GREEN WE ONLY TOOK FUEL AND ACTUALLY FELL KIND OF IN OUR FAVOR. WE WERE WITH ONE LAP OF OUR FUEL WINDOW. IT JUST WORKED OUT TODAY. I CAN’T BELIEVE IT WORKED OUT. USUALLY IT DOESN’T. >>SIMILAR SITUATION AT LOWES LAST MONTH. RON HORNADAY WON THERE AND HE’S BACK IN VICTORY LANE TODAY. >>HORADAY’S SECOND WIN OF THE 2009 SEASON. LAST WIN AT LOWES. LAST NIGHT’S QUALIFYING WAS ACTUALLY >>>IT IS GETTING TO BE OLD HAT FOR RON HORNADAY. HIS CELEBRATIONS IN VICTORY LANE. LET’S GO DOWN THERE. ADAM ALEXANDER IS WITH US. >>WE TALKED ABOUT THE FACT THAT THIS TRUCK IS NOT WHERE HE WANTED IT TO BE YESTERDAY. NO PROBLEMS TODAY AS HE TURNS NUMBER 51 HE’S ABLE TO GET CAREER WIN NUMBER 41. HORADAY IN VICTORY LANE AT MIWAUKEE. IT APPEARED THAT WAS VERY EASY. WAS THE TRUCK AS DOMINANT AS IT LOOKED ON THE RACETRACK, RON? >>THIS IS FOR MARIE’S GRANDMA, LOVE YOU BABE. THE GUYS GOT THE JOB DONE. GOT TO THANK COPART FOR COMING ABOARD. PAUL AND JOHNNIE GAVE ME A LOT OF LAUGHS. I LEARNED A LOT. EVERY TIME I DROVE THE THING IT WAS TERRIBLE. I GOT TO THANK EVERYBODY. THIS COPART CHEVROLET WAS AWESOME TODAY. IT TAKES EVERYBODY. IT IS A COOL DAY. GOT ONE MORE RACE TO GO. >>YOU WERE CRUISING PULLING AWAY AND CONGRATULATIONS FROM THE TEAMMATE. AND THEN A LATE CAUTION, A RESTART, HOW CONCERNED WERE YOU IN THAT SITUATION? >>I DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TO SAY IN ALL THAT. THAT LAST ONE WAS REALLY TIGHT. I STARTED OUT TO SEE IF I COULD SLIDE IT IN THERE. WE WERE STILL THREE QUARTERS. WE HAD A LITTLE LEFT. RICK DID A GREAT JOB. ALL THESE GUYS, I MEAN. WE WERE TERRIBLE YESTERDAY. WE MADE SOME EXTREME CHANGE WHERE IS WE NEVER DO AND IT PAID OFF. THIS IS WHAT IT TAKES. I GOT TO THANK ALL THE GUYS AT THE NATIONWIDE DEAL. THEY HELPED ME OUT A IT LITTLE BIT BY DRIVING THAT THING THIS MORNING. >>HAPPY BIRTHDAY. >>THANK YOU. >>HORADAY IN THE VICTORY LANE AND THE MAN WHO WAS CHASING HIM RAY DUNLAP. >>FOR THE SECOND TIME IN HIS CAREER DENNIS GETS A SECOND PLACE FINISH BUT THAT HAS TO BE LIKE A WIN FOR YOU TODAY. CONGRATULATIONS! >>WE STARTED 21st BECAUSE IT RAINED OUT QUALIFYING TODAY. THESE GUYS KEPT MAKING ADJUSTMENTS FOR ME TODAY. GOT SOME GREAT FUEL MILEAGE ON THIS CHEVROLET THOUGH. THEY DID A GREAT JOB. >>JUST LIKE HORADAY HE’LL TAKE THIS TRUCK NEXT WEEK TO MEMPHIS. >>RON HORNADAY UNSPEEDS MATT CRAFTON AT THE TOP OF THE CHARTS. NOW HAD A 36-POINT LEAD OVER CRAFTON. >>WE HAVE 89 POINTS SEPARATING THE TOP FOUR DRIVERS. >>COUPLE BIG MOVES FOR HORADAY AND CENSER IN THE TOP TEN. THEY WEREN’T THERE LAST WEEK. >>REMINDER FOLKS GO TO COPART.COM TO VOTE FOR YOU CHAMPION. IS IT RON HORNADAY OR TODD BODINE? AGAIN IT IS A SIX-RACE BATTLE AS WE GO TOWARD TALLEDEGA. UNOFFICIAL RESULTS RON HORNADAY GRABBING HIS 41st-CAREER WIN. >>JAMES BUSCH TOP FIVE FINISH HER HIM. >>POINT LEADERS COMING IN. MATT CRAFTON 16. FIRST TIME HE’S BEEN WORSE THAN 11th ALL SEASON LONG. >>GORGEOUS DAY TODAY IN MIWAUKEE. YESTERDAY IT WASN’T SO GOOD. WE WERE SCHEDULED TO RUN THIS RACE LAST EVENING. THE RAIN STOPPED AND THE SKIES CLEARED OFF. WHAT A GREAT DAY TO HAVE FOR RACING. WE HOPE TO HAVE THE SAME THING NEXT WEEK WHEN WE GO TO MEMPHIS 200. WHAT A GREAT RACETRACK. >>MIKE SKINNER WILL BATTLE BACK. >>RON HORNADAY TODAY STARTED IN THE THIRD SPOT BECAUSE OF OWNER POINTS. HE DIDN’T HAVE ANY PROBLEMS AS A FEW DRIVERS DID EARLY ON. HORADAY WITH THE DOMINANT PERFORMANCE LEADING 180 LAPS IN ROUTE TO HIS SECOND WIN AT THE MIWAUKEE MILE AND HIS 41st CAREER WIN.

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