2006 Sam’s Town 400 (Trucks) – FULL RACE

2006 Sam’s Town 400 (Trucks) – FULL RACE


UP TO THE GREEN FLAG AND 400.
>>>HONORARY AND A GREEN FLAG. >>>HONORARY AND A GREEN FLAG.
>>>AND ALL THESE TRUCKS AND >>>AND ALL THESE TRUCKS AND
TO THE OUTSIDE AND THREE WIDE TO THE OUTSIDE AND THREE WIDE
AND. >>AND AND BACK AND AGAIN
LOOKING AND HE IS SECOND A FEW LOOKING AND HE IS SECOND A FEW
TIMES. TIMES.
AND SECOND ON THE TRACK AND AND SECOND ON THE TRACK AND
LOVE TO GET THE FIRST HERE LOVE TO GET THE FIRST HERE
AND GET THE FIRST WIN AS SOON AS AND GET THE FIRST WIN AS SOON AS
POSSIBLE. POSSIBLE.
>>>AND >>>AND
AND BACK AND. AND BACK AND.
>>>SIDE BY SIDE THROUGH 7th >>>SIDE BY SIDE THROUGH 7th
AND THE LINE AND THIS AND AND THE LINE AND THIS AND
SIDE BY SIDE. SIDE BY SIDE.
>>AND YOU SEE IT SIDE BY SIDE >>AND YOU SEE IT SIDE BY SIDE
AND THE BATTLE AND THE INSIDE AND THE BATTLE AND THE INSIDE
AND THERE IS DAVID REAGAN AND AND THERE IS DAVID REAGAN AND
MARK MARTIN IN THAT AND HE MARK MARTIN IN THAT AND HE
IS GETTING A SHOT TO DRIVE IS GETTING A SHOT TO DRIVE
THAT HERE AND BUSY ELSEWHERE. THAT HERE AND BUSY ELSEWHERE.
>>YOU MENTIONED EARLIER WANE WE>>YOU MENTIONED EARLIER WANE WE
WERE TALKING ABOUT THE — THE WERE TALKING ABOUT THE — THE
YOUNG DRIVERS IN THIS RACE AND YOUNG DRIVERS IN THIS RACE AND
THIS MAY BE A GOOD ONE FOR A THIS MAY BE A GOOD ONE FOR A
ROOKIE. ROOKIE.
WHY IS IT GOOD FOR A ROOKIE? WHY IS IT GOOD FOR A ROOKIE?
>>ENYOU HAVE A TRACK THAT’S >>ENYOU HAVE A TRACK THAT’S
ALMOST WIDE OPEN, YOU DON’T HAVE ALMOST WIDE OPEN, YOU DON’T HAVE
TO GET OUT THE THROTTLE AND TO GET OUT THE THROTTLE AND
WORRY ABOUT WHAT IS HAPPENING. WORRY ABOUT WHAT IS HAPPENING.
THAT’S CON DEUCE TIVE A ROOKIE THAT’S CON DEUCE TIVE A ROOKIE
DOING WELL. DOING WELL.
>>MIKE SKINNER, WE >>MIKE SKINNER, WE
EXPECT HIM TO BE EXPECT HIM TO BE
STRONGTY START OF THE STRONGTY START OF THE
RACE AS YOU MENTIONED RACE AS YOU MENTIONED
THE CHIEFS WERE TALKING THE CHIEFS WERE TALKING
ABOUT SKINNER THE CLASS ABOUT SKINNER THE CLASS
OF THE FIELD. OF THE FIELD.
HERE IS DAVID REUTIMANN. HERE IS DAVID REUTIMANN.
SIDE BY SIDE FOR SIX AND SIDE BY SIDE FOR SIX AND
RON TORN ADAY AND TAKES THE RON TORN ADAY AND TAKES THE
POSITION AWAY. POSITION AWAY.
AND REUTIMANN GOT BY AND REUTIMANN GOT BY
HORNADAY BY BEATING HIM HORNADAY BY BEATING HIM
OFF TURN TWO. OFF TURN TWO.
HE STAYED EVEN AND HE STAYED EVEN AND
BACK STRETCH AND THE BACK STRETCH AND THE
PREFERRED LINE AND TURN PREFERRED LINE AND TURN
THREE AND ABLE TO PULL THREE AND ABLE TO PULL
AHEAD. AHEAD.
>>GOOD TO SEE THAT 85 >>GOOD TO SEE THAT 85
OF DENNIS SETZER AND OF DENNIS SETZER AND
RUNNING STRONG NOW AND RUNNING STRONG NOW AND
CURRENTLY BEING SHOWN IN CURRENTLY BEING SHOWN IN
THE NINEH POSITION AND THE NINEH POSITION AND
TAKE IT AND THEY GO DOWN TAKE IT AND THEY GO DOWN
THE BACK STRETCH AND THE BACK STRETCH AND
DOWN IN TURN THREE AND THE DOWN IN TURN THREE AND THE
BOTTOM OF THE TRACK. BOTTOM OF THE TRACK.
AND TRIES TO HANG TOUGH ON AND TRIES TO HANG TOUGH ON
THE OUTSIDE AND THE THE OUTSIDE AND THE
WINNER HERE IN TEXAS AN. WINNER HERE IN TEXAS AN.
>>LOOKING BACK AND >>LOOKING BACK AND
THE MANUFACTURING 75 CHEVY. THE MANUFACTURING 75 CHEVY.
AND LOOKS LIKE HE AND LOOKS LIKE HE
WILL CHARGE UP AND SEE IF WILL CHARGE UP AND SEE IF
HE CAN CHALLENGE HIM HE CAN CHALLENGE HIM
FOR THAT POSITION. FOR THAT POSITION.
>>IF HE WAS A LITTLE >>IF HE WAS A LITTLE
BIPT HIGH THROUGH THE BIPT HIGH THROUGH THE
CORN THRER AND ERIC CORN THRER AND ERIC
ALMOST THOUGHT ABOUT TRYING ALMOST THOUGHT ABOUT TRYING
TO DRIVE ON THE INSIDE AND TO DRIVE ON THE INSIDE AND
THOUGHT BETTER OF HIM. THOUGHT BETTER OF HIM.
AND HERE IS ON THE INSIDE AND HERE IS ON THE INSIDE
AND PETERS AND LOOKING AT AND PETERS AND LOOKING AT
KYLE. KYLE.
>>ON THE OUTSIDE. >>ON THE OUTSIDE.
AND NOW HE IS DRIVING THE AND NOW HE IS DRIVING THE
DITECH.COM. DITECH.COM.
>>THIS IS NEW >>THIS IS NEW
TERRITORY FOR THE DRIVERS TERRITORY FOR THE DRIVERS
HERE AND THE SUN IS NO HERE AND THE SUN IS NO
LONGER ON THE TRACK, LONGER ON THE TRACK,
THEY HAVE ONLY BEEN ON THE THEY HAVE ONLY BEEN ON THE
TRACK WHEN IT HAS TRACK WHEN IT HAS
BEEN BEATING DOWN. BEEN BEATING DOWN.
>>WE A TEMPERATURE OF 105 >>WE A TEMPERATURE OF 105
AND THE TEMPERATURE IS AND THE TEMPERATURE IS
ABOUT # 5 DEGREES AND WE ABOUT # 5 DEGREES AND WE
DON’T HAVE THE SUN DON’T HAVE THE SUN
AND SCRATCHING THEIR HEADS AND SCRATCHING THEIR HEADS
AND WHAT THIS TRACK AND WHAT THIS TRACK
IS GOING TO DO AT NIGHT. IS GOING TO DO AT NIGHT.
>>AND BUY BACKING UP AND >>AND BUY BACKING UP AND
STARTED THIRD AND DROPPED STARTED THIRD AND DROPPED
BACK TO 15th. BACK TO 15th.
AND TAKE A LOOK AND AND AND TAKE A LOOK AND AND
SO A TEAMMATE TO SO A TEAMMATE TO
DENNIS SETZER AND THEY DENNIS SETZER AND THEY
SHARE NOTES AND SEE IF WE SHARE NOTES AND SEE IF WE
CAN TAKE A LOOK AND HERE CAN TAKE A LOOK AND HERE
ON THE OUTSIDE OF BOBBY ON THE OUTSIDE OF BOBBY
EAST. EAST.
AND SEE, HE RUNS AND SEE, HE RUNS
THROUGH THE BUFFS AND THROUGH THE BUFFS AND
IT CAUSES THE TRUCK TO IT CAUSES THE TRUCK TO
WIGGLE. WIGGLE.
AND IT MAY NOT BE WHAT AND IT MAY NOT BE WHAT
HE NEEDS NOW AS HE RAN HE NEEDS NOW AS HE RAN
THROUGH IT AND IT MADE IT THROUGH IT AND IT MADE IT
WIGGLE A BIT AND IT WILL WIGGLE A BIT AND IT WILL
SETTLE IN HERE AND FIND A SETTLE IN HERE AND FIND A
PLACE TO DRIVE AND PLACE TO DRIVE AND
LET’S RANDY GOSS MAKE IT LET’S RANDY GOSS MAKE IT
BETTER. BETTER.
>>HE CAN WORK UP TO THE >>HE CAN WORK UP TO THE
FRONT. FRONT.
HE QUALIFIED THIRD. HE QUALIFIED THIRD.
AND GOING TO MANAGE AND GOING TO MANAGE
WITH HIM AND HE SEEMS TO WITH HIM AND HE SEEMS TO
EXCEL HERE AND ONE OF THE EXCEL HERE AND ONE OF THE
YOU HAVE JOHNNY ROBERTS YOU HAVE JOHNNY ROBERTS
AND JIMMY FITSER. AND JIMMY FITSER.
>>HE GOT BUSY, >>HE GOT BUSY,
HE QUALIFIED AND NEXTEL HE QUALIFIED AND NEXTEL
CUP AND HOW DOES IT FEEL. CUP AND HOW DOES IT FEEL.
AND NOW HE WIL JOIN HIM AND NOW HE WIL JOIN HIM
AND BE AT AND ON THE BUSCH AND BE AT AND ON THE BUSCH
RACE. RACE.
>>ST. PATRICK’SRACING AND >>ST. PATRICK’SRACING AND
NUMBER 18 WE RIDE WITH HIM NUMBER 18 WE RIDE WITH HIM
TO THE 15 OF KYLE TO THE 15 OF KYLE
KRISILOFF. KRISILOFF.
>>THEY SHOUT THEY A GREAT >>THEY SHOUT THEY A GREAT
TRUCK HERE AND THEY TRUCK HERE AND THEY
FELT LIKE WAS OFF FELT LIKE WAS OFF
BECAUSE THEY FEEL LIKE BECAUSE THEY FEEL LIKE
IS OFF ARROW DIE IS OFF ARROW DIE
NAMICALLY AND NAMICALLY AND
THE QUALIFYING MODE AND GETTING BY HIM
AND AMBROSE GUN ONE AND AMBROSE GUN ONE
THAT WENT TO THE BACK FOR THAT WENT TO THE BACK FOR
THE START OF THE RACE. THE START OF THE RACE.
SOMETHING WRONG WITH THAT SOMETHING WRONG WITH THAT
18 DODGE HE IS BACKING UP 18 DODGE HE IS BACKING UP
AND IN THE FIRST AND IN THE FIRST
PRACTICE HE WAS VERY PRACTICE HE WAS VERY
STRONG. STRONG.
HE WAS THE STRONGEST HE WAS THE STRONGEST
AND MAKE A CHANGE HERE AND AND MAKE A CHANGE HERE AND
THIS TRACK AND BE A TOP THIS TRACK AND BE A TOP
FIVE DODGE HAS NOT HAD A FIVE DODGE HAS NOT HAD A
TOP 5 FINISH. TOP 5 FINISH.
AND LAST YEAR TED AND LAST YEAR TED
MUSGRAVE WON THE SERIES. MUSGRAVE WON THE SERIES.
AND TAKES OVER THE AND THAT AND TAKES OVER THE AND THAT
LOOKING FOR A SPONSOR LOOKING FOR A SPONSOR
SHIP AND AND THE TEAM FROM SHIP AND AND THE TEAM FROM
STEVE COLTER AND LONG STEVE COLTER AND LONG
AND GET THEM THROUGH THIS. AND GET THEM THROUGH THIS.
AND AND HELP THE TEAM AND. AND AND HELP THE TEAM AND.
>>>AND. >>>AND.
>>>AND. >>>AND.
AND AND ENTRY AND THEY HAVE AND AND ENTRY AND THEY HAVE
WORK TO DO. WORK TO DO.
AND AND UPDATE YOU AND 04. AND AND UPDATE YOU AND 04.
AND AND HE IS MOVING HIS AND AND HE IS MOVING HIS
WAY UP AND AND AND IT WAY UP AND AND AND IT
IS AMAZING TO HEAR HIM IS AMAZING TO HEAR HIM
STRUGGLE. STRUGGLE.
>>AND HE WAS >>AND HE WAS
DOMINATING THIS RACE HERE DOMINATING THIS RACE HERE
A FEW YEARS AGO AND HAD A FEW YEARS AGO AND HAD
A FLAT TIRE AND A FEW A FLAT TIRE AND A FEW
LAPS TO GO. LAPS TO GO.
HE KNOWS HOW TO RUN AND HE KNOWS HOW TO RUN AND
THAT’S THE USUAL THAT THAT’S THE USUAL THAT
WE SEE AND THE GETTING BY. WE SEE AND THE GETTING BY.
>>WE CALLED IT THE WAKE >>WE CALLED IT THE WAKE
UP CALL AND IN MANSFIELD HE UP CALL AND IN MANSFIELD HE
WAS OUT AND THAT NUMBER 6 WAS OUT AND THAT NUMBER 6
AND THEY PUT HIM IN THERE AND THEY PUT HIM IN THERE
TO DRIVE IT AND TO DRIVE IT AND
ALLOWING HIM BACK IN ALLOWING HIM BACK IN
INTEREST AND DREEF AT INTEREST AND DREEF AT
DOVER AND LOOK AT HIM GO DOVER AND LOOK AT HIM GO
AND THE RUN AND YOU SEE AND THE RUN AND YOU SEE
THAT AND THAT’S WHY HE MADE THAT AND THAT’S WHY HE MADE
THE AND THAT’S A BATTLE AND THE AND THAT’S A BATTLE AND
GET YOUR IT TURNED IN THE GET YOUR IT TURNED IN THE
CORNER AND BEAT SOMEBODY CORNER AND BEAT SOMEBODY
OFF. OFF.
>>TAKE A LOOK AT THIS T 22 >>TAKE A LOOK AT THIS T 22
LAPS INTO THE RACE. LAPS INTO THE RACE.
THE FIRST CAUTION HAS THE FIRST CAUTION HAS
COME OUT AND IT IS ERIC DAR COME OUT AND IT IS ERIC DAR
NECESSARILY. NECESSARILY.
AND LOOK THIS A SITUATION AND LOOK THIS A SITUATION
AND. AND.
>>>AND FIRST AND >>>AND FIRST AND
WHAT HAPPENED THERE AND WHAT HAPPENED THERE AND
THE BOTTOM OF ANOTHER THE BOTTOM OF ANOTHER
AND YOU GET LOOSE ON THE AND YOU GET LOOSE ON THE
BOTTOM THERE AND NARROW BOTTOM THERE AND NARROW
LIE AROIDED THEM AND LIE AROIDED THEM AND
SEE THAT AND THE YOU CAN SEE THAT AND THE YOU CAN
SEE HE MADE CONTACT SEE HE MADE CONTACT
AND SLIDES DOWN THE AND SLIDES DOWN THE
TRACK THERE WILL BE TRACK THERE WILL BE
EVASIVE MEASURES TO GET EVASIVE MEASURES TO GET
BY HIM BUT WHENACK STRETCH BY HIM BUT WHENACK STRETCH
HERE, MIKE SKINNER AND HERE, MIKE SKINNER AND
NOW KERRY EARNHARDT AND NOW KERRY EARNHARDT AND
HE STAYED OUT AND RAN A HE STAYED OUT AND RAN A
FEW LAPS HERE. FEW LAPS HERE.
HE DID NOT PIT HE WAS HE DID NOT PIT HE WAS
THE ONLY TO STAY ON THE THE ONLY TO STAY ON THE
TRACK NOW AND DRIFTING TRACK NOW AND DRIFTING
BACK A BIT. BACK A BIT.
AND HERE IS TODD BODINE AND AND HERE IS TODD BODINE AND
HE IS MOVING HIS WAY UP. HE IS MOVING HIS WAY UP.
AND. AND.
>>AND RUNNING AND >>AND RUNNING AND
THE FOURTH POSITION AND THE FOURTH POSITION AND
HE WAS NINTH WHEN THEY CAME HE WAS NINTH WHEN THEY CAME
IN FOR THE PIT STOPS AND IN FOR THE PIT STOPS AND
AS YOU KNOW AND WE SAW AS YOU KNOW AND WE SAW
HIM DROP BY FOR THE SECOND HIM DROP BY FOR THE SECOND
SPOT. SPOT.
AND AIMING FOR MIKE AND AIMING FOR MIKE
KINNEAR TRYING TO GET THAT KINNEAR TRYING TO GET THAT
LEAD. LEAD.
>>AND HE WILL TAKE THIRD >>AND HE WILL TAKE THIRD
AWAY. AWAY.
>>AND AND WHENSON >>AND AND WHENSON
AND JOHNSY LOOKED REALLY. AND JOHNSY LOOKED REALLY.
REALLY STRONG IN THE REALLY STRONG IN THE
RACE AND BEFORE THAT RACE AND BEFORE THAT
AND JUST ON AND AND JUST ON AND
GETTING BACK TO THE GETTING BACK TO THE
CHIEFS AND LOOKING AND CHIEFS AND LOOKING AND
NEEDED AND GETTING TOGETHER NEEDED AND GETTING TOGETHER
AND DETERMINING AND DETERMINING
WHAT CHANGES TO MAKE WHAT CHANGES TO MAKE
BUT YOU REMEMBER RIGHT BUT YOU REMEMBER RIGHT
NOW THE TIRES HAD A CHANCE NOW THE TIRES HAD A CHANCE
TO COOL A BIT THE TRACK TO COOL A BIT THE TRACK
IS VERY, VERY FAST RIGHT IS VERY, VERY FAST RIGHT
NOW. NOW.
THE TOP 5 HAS TWO TOITTIES, THE TOP 5 HAS TWO TOITTIES,
CRAWFORD RUNNING THIRD IN CRAWFORD RUNNING THIRD IN
THE FORD AND TWO TOYOTAS IN THE FORD AND TWO TOYOTAS IN
FOURTH AND FIFTH. FOURTH AND FIFTH.
MIKE SKINNER OUT IN MIKE SKINNER OUT IN
FRONT AND CLOSING THE FRONT AND CLOSING THE
GAP AND LAST TIME BY IT GAP AND LAST TIME BY IT
WAS ABOUT .4 OF A SECOND WAS ABOUT .4 OF A SECOND
AND WE’LL SEE IF HE IS AND WE’LL SEE IF HE IS
ABLE TO GAIN ANY POSITION. ABLE TO GAIN ANY POSITION.
AND THE LAST TIME AND THE LAST TIME
AROUND AND .2 OF A SECOND AROUND AND .2 OF A SECOND
AND THIS TIME HE IS A AND THIS TIME HE IS A
BIT SLOWER AND HALF A BIT SLOWER AND HALF A
TENTH. TENTH.
>>AND EXTREMELY LAST >>AND EXTREMELY LAST
AVERAGES AND AROUND THE AVERAGES AND AROUND THE
TRACK. TRACK.
AND 178-MILES-PER-HOUR, AND 178-MILES-PER-HOUR,
PHIL. PHIL.
>>AND THE LAP THAT SKINNER >>AND THE LAP THAT SKINNER
QUALIFIED FOR THE POLE QUALIFIED FOR THE POLE
WAS THE FASTEST QUALIFYING WAS THE FASTEST QUALIFYING
LAP WE HAVE SEEN THIS YEAR LAP WE HAVE SEEN THIS YEAR
AND THAT INCLUDES THE AND THAT INCLUDES THE
DAY TOE NARKS ATLANTA, DAY TOE NARKS ATLANTA,
CALIFORNIA AND CHARLOTTE. CALIFORNIA AND CHARLOTTE.
A LOT OF FAST TRACKS. A LOT OF FAST TRACKS.
>>A LOT OF FAST TRACKS. >>A LOT OF FAST TRACKS.
>>MIKE BLISS ON THE INSIGN >>MIKE BLISS ON THE INSIGN
AND THIS IS POSITION AND THIS IS POSITION
AND LED AND ACTUALLY AND LED AND ACTUALLY
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2006 FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2006
AND DID NOT MAKE A PIT AND DID NOT MAKE A PIT
STOP AND HE IS STOP AND HE IS
BATTLING RIGHT NOW. BATTLING RIGHT NOW.
>>AND THIS IS FURTHER BACK >>AND THIS IS FURTHER BACK
AND BILL LESTER. AND BILL LESTER.
AND LOOKS LIKE HE IS HAVING AND LOOKS LIKE HE IS HAVING
A PROBLEM. A PROBLEM.
>>AND HE IS BEHIND AND. >>AND HE IS BEHIND AND.
GOT BY AND THE NUMBER 98. GOT BY AND THE NUMBER 98.
>>>THROUGH THE OVAL: >>>THROUGH THE OVAL:
>>AND LEADING THAT >>AND LEADING THAT
AND RIGHT THERE AND AND RIGHT THERE AND
AND THEY CALL IT NOW AND AND THEY CALL IT NOW AND
A REGULAR IN THAT SERIES. A REGULAR IN THAT SERIES.
>>A AND HAD A GREAT, >>A AND HAD A GREAT,
AND SEE SOMETHING IN AND SEE SOMETHING IN
THIS KID AND A THIS KID AND A
DEVELOPMENT DRIVER AND THEY DEVELOPMENT DRIVER AND THEY
GOT IT IT AND TRUCK RACES GOT IT IT AND TRUCK RACES
NOW AND GET SOME LAPS HE NOW AND GET SOME LAPS HE
NEEDS SOME LAPS AND NEEDS SOME LAPS AND
WE MENTIONED AND A FEW OF WE MENTIONED AND A FEW OF
THE WEST SERIES RACES THE WEST SERIES RACES
BUT HE NEEDS THEM. BUT HE NEEDS THEM.
AND WE SAW HIM EARLIER AND AND WE SAW HIM EARLIER AND
THIS IS THE FIRST START AND THIS IS THE FIRST START AND
IN THE 08 CAR. IN THE 08 CAR.
>>AND ON THAT 08 SHOT. >>AND ON THAT 08 SHOT.
AND HE MAKES THE PASS AND AND HE MAKES THE PASS AND
SIDE BY SIDE RACING SIDE BY SIDE RACING
AND THAT’S AND THE AND THAT’S AND THE
THIRD ROUSH TRUCK. THIRD ROUSH TRUCK.
AND. AND.
>>WE SAW THAT AND PIT >>WE SAW THAT AND PIT
ROW AND COME BACK IN AND ROW AND COME BACK IN AND
MAKE SOME REPAIRS AND MAKE SOME REPAIRS AND
THAT’S WHY HE IS SO FAR THAT’S WHY HE IS SO FAR
BACK NOW. BACK NOW.
>>WE MIGHT HAVE A SECOND >>WE MIGHT HAVE A SECOND
CAUTION. CAUTION.
THE LIGHTS ARE COMING OUT. THE LIGHTS ARE COMING OUT.
A SECOND OF THE NIGHT. A SECOND OF THE NIGHT.
>>WE DON’T SEE ANY TRUCKS >>WE DON’T SEE ANY TRUCKS
SPUN AROUND WE BELIEVE SPUN AROUND WE BELIEVE
THE OFFICIALS WILL TAKE THE OFFICIALS WILL TAKE
THEIR TRUCKS BACK OUT ON TO THEIR TRUCKS BACK OUT ON TO
THEY FEEL LIKE THE THEY FEEL LIKE THE
DODGE DODGES ARE OFF AND I DODGE DODGES ARE OFF AND I
TELL YOU A GOOD RUN I TELL YOU A GOOD RUN I
WAS IN THE TOP 15 BEFORE WAS IN THE TOP 15 BEFORE
THE FIRST CAUTION. THE FIRST CAUTION.
>>>AND WE’RE BACK TO >>>AND WE’RE BACK TO
RACING. RACING.
MIKE SKINNER OUT IN MIKE SKINNER OUT IN
FRONT AND TODD BODINE, FRONT AND TODD BODINE,
IT LOOKS LIKE HE WILL CHAN IT LOOKS LIKE HE WILL CHAN
EARLY ON. EARLY ON.
AS THEY GO THROUGH ONE OR AS THEY GO THROUGH ONE OR
TWO. TWO.
AND MIKE SKINNER GET AND MIKE SKINNER GET
AS GREAT JUMP OUT OF TWO. AS GREAT JUMP OUT OF TWO.
LOST SOME MOMENTUM AND LOST SOME MOMENTUM AND
HE MAY HAVE LOST THE FRONT HE MAY HAVE LOST THE FRONT
END THERE. END THERE.
AND CRAWFORD AND COMES AND CRAWFORD AND COMES
BACK DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF BACK DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF
THE TRACKS. THE TRACKS.
AND WIGGLES A BIT. AND WIGGLES A BIT.
MAY ALLOW BENSON TO GET UP MAY ALLOW BENSON TO GET UP
BESIDE HIM. BESIDE HIM.
>>MAYBE HE WAS TOO CLOSE >>MAYBE HE WAS TOO CLOSE
THERE. THERE.
AND LOST THE FRONT END AND AND LOST THE FRONT END AND
CATCH IT AS IT WAS RACING CATCH IT AS IT WAS RACING
TURN FOUR. TURN FOUR.
>>AND SEE IT COST RICK >>AND SEE IT COST RICK
5 OR 6 TRUCK LENGTHS. 5 OR 6 TRUCK LENGTHS.
AND THEY ARE BATTLING AND THEY ARE BATTLING
ALL OVER THE TRACK. ALL OVER THE TRACK.
ERIN CROCK SER OFF THE ERIN CROCK SER OFF THE
PACE. PACE.
>>AND MAKES HIS WAY BY. >>AND MAKES HIS WAY BY.
>>AND THERE IS A BATTLE >>AND THERE IS A BATTLE
AND 094 AND GOING BY AND AND 094 AND GOING BY AND
YOU SEE THE LEADER IS MIKE YOU SEE THE LEADER IS MIKE
SKINNER. SKINNER.
AND TODD BODINE. AND TODD BODINE.
>>HE IS CLOSING IN ON >>HE IS CLOSING IN ON
SKINNER. SKINNER.
AND THE DOMINATE TRUCK AND THE DOMINATE TRUCK
AND NOW HE LOOKS LIKE HE AND NOW HE LOOKS LIKE HE
HAS SOMETHING FOR HIM. HAS SOMETHING FOR HIM.
>>HE RAN QUICKER THAT LAP >>HE RAN QUICKER THAT LAP
AND A .1 QUICKER AND IT AND A .1 QUICKER AND IT
DOESN’T SEEM TO BE ABLE TO DOESN’T SEEM TO BE ABLE TO
DO ANYTHING WITH SKINNER. DO ANYTHING WITH SKINNER.
HE IS JUST AS GOOD AS HE IS JUST AS GOOD AS
SKINNER’S NOT QUITE ABLE SKINNER’S NOT QUITE ABLE
TO MOUNT A CHALLENGE YET. TO MOUNT A CHALLENGE YET.
>>AND AS WE’RE >>AND AS WE’RE
LISTENING TO ON BOARD, LISTENING TO ON BOARD,
IT DIDN’T SOUND LIKE HE IT DIDN’T SOUND LIKE HE
LIFTED. LIFTED.
MAYBE IT WAS A LITTLE. MAYBE IT WAS A LITTLE.
>>WHEN THE TIRES ARE COLD >>WHEN THE TIRES ARE COLD
YOU CAN MAYBE RUN THEM WIDE YOU CAN MAYBE RUN THEM WIDE
OPEN. OPEN.
AND HE DOESN’T COME AND HE DOESN’T COME
CLEAR OFF THE THROTTLE CLEAR OFF THE THROTTLE
BUT HE COMES OFF TO LET BUT HE COMES OFF TO LET
IT SET AND KEEP IT DOWN IT SET AND KEEP IT DOWN
NEXT TO THE WHITE LINE. NEXT TO THE WHITE LINE.
ANDWAYS HAVING A GOOD RUN. ANDWAYS HAVING A GOOD RUN.
AND WHAT WAS GOING ON WITH AND WHAT WAS GOING ON WITH
BOBBY. BOBBY.
>>AND YOU WERE >>AND YOU WERE
TALKING ABOUT THE FIVE TALKING ABOUT THE FIVE
AND THE 30 THERE AND THE 30 THERE
AND STAYING OPEN AND AND STAYING OPEN AND
TOLD ME THE OTHER DAY AND TOLD ME THE OTHER DAY AND
THAT CAN YOU RUN THE FIRST THAT CAN YOU RUN THE FIRST
7 OR 8 LAPS HERE ON 7 OR 8 LAPS HERE ON
NEW TIRES COMPLETELY WIDE NEW TIRES COMPLETELY WIDE
HOPE. HOPE.
AND THAT’S HOW LONG AND THAT’S HOW LONG
IT TAKES BEFORE THEY IT TAKES BEFORE THEY
GET HEATED UP AND THEN YOU GET HEATED UP AND THEN YOU
NEED TO BACK OFF A BIT. NEED TO BACK OFF A BIT.
>>I KNOW THE GUYS WHO >>I KNOW THE GUYS WHO
WANTED A UPDATE ON EAST AND WANTED A UPDATE ON EAST AND
SHE THOUGHT SHE WAS SHE THOUGHT SHE WAS
GOING TO HAVE TO COME IN GOING TO HAVE TO COME IN
WITH A FIRE GOING DOWN. WITH A FIRE GOING DOWN.
SHE IS WAITING TO SEE IF SHE IS WAITING TO SEE IF
IT WAS THE TIRE. IT WAS THE TIRE.
BUT HE CAME DOWN ON LAP BUT HE CAME DOWN ON LAP
39 AND FOUR FRESH TIRES AND 39 AND FOUR FRESH TIRES AND
MADE A SLIGHT ADJUSTMENT MADE A SLIGHT ADJUSTMENT
THEY THOUGHT THEY HAD THEY THOUGHT THEY HAD
TIRE PROBLEMS THEY HAD TIRE PROBLEMS THEY HAD
TO MAKE AN ADJUSTMENT TO MAKE AN ADJUSTMENT
AND THE FOUR TIRES. AND THE FOUR TIRES.
>>WHEN YOU HAVE >>WHEN YOU HAVE
A VIBRATION YOU DO NOT WANT A VIBRATION YOU DO NOT WANT
A PROBLEM AND ARE YOU GOING A PROBLEM AND ARE YOU GOING
SO FAST GOING INTO SO FAST GOING INTO
TURNS ONE AND THREE. TURNS ONE AND THREE.
THAT’S AT FAST BE D AND THAT’S AT FAST BE D AND
WITH A GOOD PRACTICE WITH A GOOD PRACTICE
LAP ABOUT 30 SECONDS LAP ABOUT 30 SECONDS
FLAT WE’RE RUNNING 30.30 FLAT WE’RE RUNNING 30.30
NOW THEY ARE ONLY NOW THEY ARE ONLY
SLOWING DOWN SLOWING DOWN
10-MILES-PER-HOUR TO 10-MILES-PER-HOUR TO
THE SLOWEST OF WHAT THE SLOWEST OF WHAT
THE SPEED IS IN THE CORNER. THE SPEED IS IN THE CORNER.
>>HE SEE DENNIS SETZER HIS >>HE SEE DENNIS SETZER HIS
SIGHTS ON THE CHEVY OF MIKE SIGHTS ON THE CHEVY OF MIKE
BLISS. BLISS.
>>HE MAY BE LOOSE MAKING >>HE MAY BE LOOSE MAKING
HIS WAY THROUGH THE TURNS 1 HIS WAY THROUGH THE TURNS 1
AND 2. AND 2.
A LOT OF BIG TIME WIGGLES A LOT OF BIG TIME WIGGLES
THERE HE WILL MAKE HIS WAY THERE HE WILL MAKE HIS WAY
BY THE LAP TRUCK AND BOBBY BY THE LAP TRUCK AND BOBBY
EAST HE MADE A PIT STOP. EAST HE MADE A PIT STOP.
HE CLEARS HIM AS HE ENTERS HE CLEARS HIM AS HE ENTERS
TURN 3. TURN 3.
AND DENNIS AND WILL DO THE AND DENNIS AND WILL DO THE
SAME THING. SAME THING.
RAY? RAY?
>>AND LET ME ADD ON >>AND LET ME ADD ON
MIKE BLISS HE IS LOSING AND MIKE BLISS HE IS LOSING AND
MUCH LOOSER BEFORE THAT MUCH LOOSER BEFORE THAT
LAST PITCH STOP AND LAST PITCH STOP AND
THE TRACK AND THE THE TRACK AND THE
RIGHT SIDE ON HIS TRUCK YOU RIGHT SIDE ON HIS TRUCK YOU
KNOW WHAT I’M SURPRISED KNOW WHAT I’M SURPRISED
THEY DIDN’T PUT THE THEY DIDN’T PUT THE
TIRES ON WHEN WE PITTED AT TIRES ON WHEN WE PITTED AT
LAP 23 AND WE GOT THE LAP 23 AND WE GOT THE
EXTRA RIGHT THERE’S I’M EXTRA RIGHT THERE’S I’M
IN THE SURE THEY WILL USE IN THE SURE THEY WILL USE
TWO FULL SETS OF LEFTS AND TWO FULL SETS OF LEFTS AND
RIGHTS. RIGHTS.
IT WAS GOOD TO TRY IT IT WAS GOOD TO TRY IT
EARLY. EARLY.
AND BLISS PUT THE AND BLISS PUT THE
RIGHT SIDE TIRES ON. RIGHT SIDE TIRES ON.
>>ARE YOU RIGHT I TALKED >>ARE YOU RIGHT I TALKED
TO DAVE BEFORE THE TO DAVE BEFORE THE
RACE THAT’S WHAT HE RACE THAT’S WHAT HE
THOUGHT HE WOULD DO THOUGHT HE WOULD DO
HE WANTED TO SAVE HIS OTHER HE WANTED TO SAVE HIS OTHER
TWO SETS OF TIRES FOR A TWO SETS OF TIRES FOR A
PIT STOP WHEN HE MADE A PIT STOP WHEN HE MADE A
LONG RUN AND RUN 5S 0 LONG RUN AND RUN 5S 0
LAPS HE WANTED TO PUT FOUR LAPS HE WANTED TO PUT FOUR
TIRES ON THEN AND TIRES ON THEN AND
HAVE FRESHER TIRES AT HAVE FRESHER TIRES AT
THE END OF THE RACE INSTEAD THE END OF THE RACE INSTEAD
OF TWO ON TOWARD THE END OF TWO ON TOWARD THE END
AND IT MAY BE AFFECTING THE AND IT MAY BE AFFECTING THE
BALANCE. BALANCE.
>>TWO CHEVIES BATTLING >>TWO CHEVIES BATTLING
FOR POSITION MIKE BLISS FOR POSITION MIKE BLISS
WINS THIS BATTLE AS WINS THIS BATTLE AS
TED MUSGRAVE NOW TRIES TED MUSGRAVE NOW TRIES
TO MAKE THE PASS AS WELL. TO MAKE THE PASS AS WELL.
>>THERE IS TED RIGHT THERE >>THERE IS TED RIGHT THERE
HE IS ON THE INSIDE AND HE IS ON THE INSIDE AND
MIKE BLISS AND HE MAKES THE MIKE BLISS AND HE MAKES THE
PASS ON DENNIS SETZER PASS ON DENNIS SETZER
AND WE SAW IT, TED MUSGRAVE AND WE SAW IT, TED MUSGRAVE
IS STRUGGLING EARLY ON IS STRUGGLING EARLY ON
AND RUNNING ABOUT THE AND RUNNING ABOUT THE
20th POSITION AND HE 20th POSITION AND HE
IS BATTLING FOR A TOP TEN IS BATTLING FOR A TOP TEN
POSITION. POSITION.
AND THEY MADE THE AND THEY MADE THE
RIGHT ADJUSTMENT SO FAR RIGHT ADJUSTMENT SO FAR
TO THE TOYOTA. TO THE TOYOTA.
>>>AND EVERYONE IS >>>AND EVERYONE IS CRTS .
>>YOU SAW THE 75 MAKE A LITTLE >>YOU SAW THE 75 MAKE A LITTLE
BIT OF CONTACT WITH THE OUTSIDE BIT OF CONTACT WITH THE OUTSIDE
WALL. WALL.
WHEN HE DRIVES IN TURN NUMB DANG THE 77 THIS YEAR.
IS. IS.
>>TOP DOG BREN DAN GAUGHAN BEIE
TO THE 46 STRUCK LET’S SEE TO THE 46 STRUCK LET’S SEE
WHAT HAPPENS HERE. WHAT HAPPENS HERE.
KELLY WILL GET A LITTLE SHOT KELLY WILL GET A LITTLE SHOT
THERE. THERE.
THAT MOST THAT MOST
. .
>>WE ARE BACK, TRUCKS ARE >>WE ARE BACK, TRUCKS ARE
NOW UP TO SPEED. NOW UP TO SPEED.
KERRY COOK LEADING FOR THE FIRST KERRY COOK LEADING FOR THE FIRST
TIME IN 2006. TIME IN 2006.
CHRIS. CHRIS.
>>YES, HE IS LEADING BUT IS OUT>>YES, HE IS LEADING BUT IS OUT
OF PIT SEQUENCE. OF PIT SEQUENCE.
THEY HAD TO FIX THE CENTER THEY HAD TO FIX THE CENTER
DAMAGE ON THE FRONT, THEY GOT DAMAGE ON THE FRONT, THEY GOT
IT ON LEFT 35, WHICH MEANS IT ON LEFT 35, WHICH MEANS
THEY DIDN’T GET CREDIT ON LAP THEY DIDN’T GET CREDIT ON LAP
51. 51.
HE WAS ABLE TO TAKE THE LEAD FOR HE WAS ABLE TO TAKE THE LEAD FOR
THE FIRST TIME IN A LONG TIME. THE FIRST TIME IN A LONG TIME.
FIRST TIME IN TEXAS IN 20,011th FIRST TIME IN TEXAS IN 20,011th
TIME EVER SINCE KENTUCKY OF LAST TIME EVER SINCE KENTUCKY OF LAST
YEAR. YEAR.
KERRY COOK WITH A VERY STRONG KERRY COOK WITH A VERY STRONG
TRUCK. TRUCK.
>>AS CHRIS WAS TALKING ABOUT >>AS CHRIS WAS TALKING ABOUT
KERRY COOK MIKE SKINNER KERRY COOK MIKE SKINNER
TOOK SECOND AWAY FROM TOOK SECOND AWAY FROM
TODD BODINE SO IT’S TODD BODINE SO IT’S
SKINNER TOWARD THE FRONT. SKINNER TOWARD THE FRONT.
>>GOOD PIT STRATEGY BY COOK, >>GOOD PIT STRATEGY BY COOK,
AS CHRIS MENTIONED HE AS CHRIS MENTIONED HE
HAD DAMAGE, SO HE WAS ABLE HAD DAMAGE, SO HE WAS ABLE
TO STAY OUT ON THAT CAUTION TO STAY OUT ON THAT CAUTION
FLAG AND GET THINGS FIXED. FLAG AND GET THINGS FIXED.
HE IS RUNNING VERY, VERY FAST HE IS RUNNING VERY, VERY FAST
TIMES. TIMES.
MIKE SKINNER IS BEHIND HIM. MIKE SKINNER IS BEHIND HIM.
IT’S INTERESTING TO SEE HOW HE IT’S INTERESTING TO SEE HOW HE
STACKS UP WITH MIKE DESINER. STACKS UP WITH MIKE DESINER.
WE HAVE TODD BODINE BEHIND MIKE WE HAVE TODD BODINE BEHIND MIKE
SKINNER. SKINNER.
WHAT’S GOING ON WITH THE WHAT’S GOING ON WITH THE
STRATEGY? STRATEGY?
>>A NUMBER OF THINGS. >>A NUMBER OF THINGS.
A FEW OF THE TEAMS HAVE A FEW OF THE TEAMS HAVE
DONE WHERE THEY TRIED 4 NEW DONE WHERE THEY TRIED 4 NEW
TIRES AN THEN TRIED TO RIGHT TIRES AN THEN TRIED TO RIGHT
IT THIS TIME. IT THIS TIME.
THERE ARE STILL A FEW PEOPLE THERE ARE STILL A FEW PEOPLE
WHO DID NOTHING ON THE FIRST WHO DID NOTHING ON THE FIRST
PIT STOP BUT PUT FUEL IN. PIT STOP BUT PUT FUEL IN.
>>REMEMBER TODD BODINE ONLY PUT>>REMEMBER TODD BODINE ONLY PUT
FUEL IN ON THIS SPOT. FUEL IN ON THIS SPOT.
HE MAY BE FADING, JUST LIKE HE MAY BE FADING, JUST LIKE
YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT. YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT.
>>ALMIROLA MAKES HIS WAY BEHIND>>ALMIROLA MAKES HIS WAY BEHIND
THE WALL TO BATTLE FOR THIRD THE WALL TO BATTLE FOR THIRD
POSITION. POSITION.
HE TOOK THE POSITION AWAY AS HE TOOK THE POSITION AWAY AS
CRAWFORD IS MOVING TOWARD THE CRAWFORD IS MOVING TOWARD THE
FRONT. FRONT.
NOW WE HAVE 2 FORDS IN THE TOP NOW WE HAVE 2 FORDS IN THE TOP
3. 3.
>>MIKE SKINNER SO STRONG IN >>MIKE SKINNER SO STRONG IN
THE NUMBER 5 TOYOTA. THE NUMBER 5 TOYOTA.
>> >>
NOW, THE TOP DAMAGE NOW, THE TOP DAMAGE
BRENDAN GAUGHAN STILL HOLDING BRENDAN GAUGHAN STILL HOLDING
ONTO HIT SPOT. ONTO HIT SPOT.
UP FRONT MIKE SKINNER HAS CAUGHT UP FRONT MIKE SKINNER HAS CAUGHT
UP TO TERRY COOK THEY ARE UP TO TERRY COOK THEY ARE
SIDE-BY-SIDE RACING. SIDE-BY-SIDE RACING.
>>I THINK THIS IS A MATTER OF >>I THINK THIS IS A MATTER OF
NOT PUTTING TIRES ON. NOT PUTTING TIRES ON.
HE HAS OLDER TIRES ON THAN HE HAS OLDER TIRES ON THAN
THE REST OF THESE DRIVERS DO. THE REST OF THESE DRIVERS DO.
HE WILL HAVE TO HANG IN THERE. CAUTION FLAG TO GET THOSE TIRES
OFF THE TRUCK AN NEW TIRES OFF THE TRUCK AN NEW TIRES
BACK ON IT. BACK ON IT.
>>TERRY COOK LEADING FOR THE >>TERRY COOK LEADING FOR THE
FIRST TIME IN 2006, BUT FOR FIRST TIME IN 2006, BUT FOR
HOW LONG WILL IT IT BE AS MIKE HOW LONG WILL IT IT BE AS MIKE
SKINNER HAS THE DOMINANT TRUCK SKINNER HAS THE DOMINANT TRUCK
TODAY. TODAY.
>>YOU CAN SEE THE DIFFERENCE >>YOU CAN SEE THE DIFFERENCE
THERE THAT’S THE BATTLE FOR THE THERE THAT’S THE BATTLE FOR THE
LEAD POSITION RIGHT THERE. LEAD POSITION RIGHT THERE.
MIKE SKIN ARE WAS ABOUT A MIKE SKIN ARE WAS ABOUT A
FULL MPH THAN TERRY COOK. FULL MPH THAN TERRY COOK.
REMEMBER, THIS IS THE SAME TRUCK REMEMBER, THIS IS THE SAME TRUCK
THAT TERRY COOK FINISHED WITH AT THAT TERRY COOK FINISHED WITH AT
CHARLOTTE LAST MONTH. CHARLOTTE LAST MONTH.
HE HAS A GOOD RUN GOING TONIGHT. HE HAS A GOOD RUN GOING TONIGHT.
>>A NEW CREW CHIEF FOR TERRY >>A NEW CREW CHIEF FOR TERRY
COOK. COOK.
>>WE SAW A GRAPHIC EARLIER >>WE SAW A GRAPHIC EARLIER
IN THE SHOW ABOUT HOW MUCH IN THE SHOW ABOUT HOW MUCH
JACK SPRAGUE HAS HAD IN THIS JACK SPRAGUE HAS HAD IN THIS
TRUCK SERIES, YOU KNOW WHO HIS TRUCK SERIES, YOU KNOW WHO HIS
CREW CHIEF WAS, DENNIS CREW CHIEF WAS, DENNIS
CONNOR, THE SAME CREW CONNOR, THE SAME CREW
CHIEF CALLING THE SHOTS CHIEF CALLING THE SHOTS
FOR TERRY COOK. FOR TERRY COOK.
TUBERCULOSIS TUBERCULOSIS
>>TERRY COOK BENEFITTING >>TERRY COOK BENEFITTING
FROM DENNIS COULD NOTTENER’S FROM DENNIS COULD NOTTENER’S
WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE. WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE.
>>ONCE HE GOT THERE HE >>ONCE HE GOT THERE HE
WASN’T ABLE TO DRIVE-BY. WASN’T ABLE TO DRIVE-BY.
IT LOOKS LIKE HE MAY HAVE GOT A IT LOOKS LIKE HE MAY HAVE GOT A
LITTLE BIT OF ARROW PUSH WHEN LITTLE BIT OF ARROW PUSH WHEN
HE GOT UP PAST TERRY COOK. HE GOT UP PAST TERRY COOK.
LET’S SEE IF HE CAN DRIVE LET’S SEE IF HE CAN DRIVE
AWAY FROM TERRY. AWAY FROM TERRY.
>>WHEN WE TALK ABOUT A >>WHEN WE TALK ABOUT A
DOMINANT TRUCK IN TEXAS, DOMINANT TRUCK IN TEXAS,
SKINNER HAS BEEN DOMINANT SKINNER HAS BEEN DOMINANT
NOT ONLY IN THIS RACE, BUT NOT ONLY IN THIS RACE, BUT
NUMEROUS RACES. NUMEROUS RACES.
HE HAS LED OVER 300 LAPSE HERE. HE HAS LED OVER 300 LAPSE HERE.
THE PROBLEM IS HE HASN’T BEEN THE PROBLEM IS HE HASN’T BEEN
ABLE TO PUT A WIN IN THE WIN ABLE TO PUT A WIN IN THE WIN
COLUMN. COLUMN.
>>HE HAS NEVER BEEN ABLE TO PUT>>HE HAS NEVER BEEN ABLE TO PUT
IT TOGETHER TO GET THAT WIN. IT TOGETHER TO GET THAT WIN.
HE WAS SECOND LAST YEAR. HE WAS SECOND LAST YEAR.
HE DID ABOUT EVERYTHING HE CAN HE DID ABOUT EVERYTHING HE CAN
DO HERE EXCEPT WIN. DO HERE EXCEPT WIN.
>>IS TONIGHT THE NIGHT FOR MIKE>>IS TONIGHT THE NIGHT FOR MIKE
SKINNER. SKINNER.
>>WE HAVE A FEW MORE LAPSE TO >>WE HAVE A FEW MORE LAPSE TO
GO, ABOUT 96, TO BE EXACT. GO, ABOUT 96, TO BE EXACT.
>>TERRY COOK MAKES HIS WAY BY. >>TERRY COOK MAKES HIS WAY BY.
WHAT A GREAT RUN FOR RICK WHAT A GREAT RUN FOR RICK
CRAWFORD. CRAWFORD.
HE HAS HAD A TERRIFIC SEASON HE HAS HAD A TERRIFIC SEASON
IF YOU CAN DISCOUNT THE LAST IF YOU CAN DISCOUNT THE LAST
10 LAPSE OF THE RACE. 10 LAPSE OF THE RACE.
IN THE LAST 2 WEEKS HE WAS AHEAD IN THE LAST 2 WEEKS HE WAS AHEAD
AND HAD A FLAT TIRE. AND HAD A FLAT TIRE.
MARTINSVILLE WAS A TURNING MARTINSVILLE WAS A TURNING
POINT FOR HIM. POINT FOR HIM.
>>HE IS VERY HAPPY WITH >>HE IS VERY HAPPY WITH
HIS TRUCK, IT WAS NOT PERFORMING HIS TRUCK, IT WAS NOT PERFORMING
TO HIS LIKING BUT LIKE IT TO HIS LIKING BUT LIKE IT
NOW AFTER THE ADJUSTMENTS NOW AFTER THE ADJUSTMENTS
THEY HAVE HAD MADE. THEY HAVE HAD MADE.
>>I TALKED TO MIKE SKINNER >>I TALKED TO MIKE SKINNER
THE LAST COUPLE DAYS ABOUT HIS THE LAST COUPLE DAYS ABOUT HIS
SEASON. SEASON.
HIS NUMBERS AREN’T VERY GOOD. HIS NUMBERS AREN’T VERY GOOD.
HE ATTRIBUTES TO TO 60 PERCENT HE ATTRIBUTES TO TO 60 PERCENT
BAD LUCK. BAD LUCK.
RIDING ALONG IN THE TOYOTA TUN RIDING ALONG IN THE TOYOTA TUN
DOCTOR. DOCTOR.
>>MIKE SKINNER SAYS HE DOESN’T >>MIKE SKINNER SAYS HE DOESN’T
WANT GOOD LUCK OR BAD LUCK, WANT GOOD LUCK OR BAD LUCK,
BUT THINGS HAVE CHANGED NOW. BUT THINGS HAVE CHANGED NOW.
>>HERE COMES CRAWFORD, HE IS >>HERE COMES CRAWFORD, HE IS
TRYING TO TAKE OVER THE SECOND TRYING TO TAKE OVER THE SECOND
SPOT FROM TERRY COOK. SPOT FROM TERRY COOK.
NOT ABLE TO DO IT THIS TIME. NOT ABLE TO DO IT THIS TIME.
>>THIS IS WHERE YOU HAVE >>THIS IS WHERE YOU HAVE
TO MAKE YOUR MOVE. TO MAKE YOUR MOVE.
YOU HAVE TO GET THE MOMENTUM. YOU HAVE TO GET THE MOMENTUM.
RICK CRAWFORD TAKING AWAY RICK CRAWFORD TAKING AWAY
SECOND FROM TERRY COOK. SECOND FROM TERRY COOK.
LOOK WHO IS GOING TO FOLLOW LOOK WHO IS GOING TO FOLLOW
HIM JOHNNY BENSON IN 23 WILL HIM JOHNNY BENSON IN 23 WILL
TAKE THIRD AWAY FROM TERRY COOK. TAKE THIRD AWAY FROM TERRY COOK.
. .
>>HOW ABOUT OUT FRONT RICK >>HOW ABOUT OUT FRONT RICK
CRAWFORD TAKING AWAY THE CRAWFORD TAKING AWAY THE
TOP SPOT FROM MIKE SKINNER. TOP SPOT FROM MIKE SKINNER.
>>LET’S SEE HOW MIKE SKINNER >>LET’S SEE HOW MIKE SKINNER
LOST THE LEAD. LOST THE LEAD.
YOU SEE RICK CRAWFORD DRIVING TO YOU SEE RICK CRAWFORD DRIVING TO
THE INSIDE. THE INSIDE.
MIKE SKINNER LOOKS TO BE SLOW MIKE SKINNER LOOKS TO BE SLOW
FOR A LITTLE BIT. FOR A LITTLE BIT.
HE HAS LOST BACK TO THE FOURTH HE HAS LOST BACK TO THE FOURTH
POSITION. POSITION.
RICK CRAWFORD TAKES OVER THE RICK CRAWFORD TAKES OVER THE
LEAD. LEAD.
JOHNNY BENSON RIGHT AFTER JOHNNY BENSON RIGHT AFTER
HIM TAKES OVER THE EXPECTED HIM TAKES OVER THE EXPECTED
SPOT. SPOT.
RAY DUNLAP. RAY DUNLAP.
>>MIKE SKINNER CAME ON THE >>MIKE SKINNER CAME ON THE
RADIO SAYING HE FEELS LIKE HE RADIO SAYING HE FEELS LIKE HE
HAS A TIRE GOING DOWN. HAS A TIRE GOING DOWN.
SO HIS CROW CHIEF CAN SEE SO HIS CROW CHIEF CAN SEE
THE LEFT SIDE REALLY WELL BUT THE LEFT SIDE REALLY WELL BUT
CANNOT SEE THE RIGHT SIDE. CANNOT SEE THE RIGHT SIDE.
YOU CAN’T SEE IT FROM UP YOU CAN’T SEE IT FROM UP
TOP BECAUSE THE PLACE IS SO BIG. TOP BECAUSE THE PLACE IS SO BIG.
>>WITH THE RADIAL TIRES LIKE >>WITH THE RADIAL TIRES LIKE
THIS, THE TIRE TO BE ABOUT THIS, THE TIRE TO BE ABOUT
FLAT TO EVEN SEE IT. FLAT TO EVEN SEE IT.
THE SIDE WALLS ARE SO STIFF THE SIDE WALLS ARE SO STIFF
ON THESE TIRES. ON THESE TIRES.
SO MIKE SKINNER IS SO MIKE SKINNER IS
FEELING SOMETHING HE DOESN’T FEELING SOMETHING HE DOESN’T
LIKE OR A SLOW LEAK — LIKE OR A SLOW LEAK —
>>AND IT WON’T BE PRETTY. >>AND IT WON’T BE PRETTY.
>>MIKE SKINNER HAS >>MIKE SKINNER HAS
HAD EXPERIENCE GOING DOWN HAD EXPERIENCE GOING DOWN
AND FEELING IT AND HITTING THE AND FEELING IT AND HITTING THE
WALL BECAUSE HE STAYED OUT TOO WALL BECAUSE HE STAYED OUT TOO
LONG. LONG.
IS THIS A SITUATION WHERE HE IS THIS A SITUATION WHERE HE
HAS TO DUCK IN IF HE HAS A HAS TO DUCK IN IF HE HAS A
PROBLEM? PROBLEM?
>>HE HAS ENOUGH EXPERIENCE THAT>>HE HAS ENOUGH EXPERIENCE THAT
HE KNOWS IF HE HAS A TIRE GOING HE KNOWS IF HE HAS A TIRE GOING
DOWN OR NOT. DOWN OR NOT.
HE IS STILL ABLE TO RUN A FAIRLY HE IS STILL ABLE TO RUN A FAIRLY
COMPETITIVE SPEED. COMPETITIVE SPEED.
IF THAT TIRE GETS TOO BAD AND IT IF THAT TIRE GETS TOO BAD AND IT
BLOWS OUT HE WILL HIT THE WALL BLOWS OUT HE WILL HIT THE WALL
HARD. HARD.
RAY, HOW ABOUT IT. RAY, HOW ABOUT IT.
>>WE ARE AT LAB 85 NOW, WE >>WE ARE AT LAB 85 NOW, WE
HAVE TO GET TO 100 IN ORDER FOR HAVE TO GET TO 100 IN ORDER FOR
HIM TO GET TO THE NEXT SET OF HIM TO GET TO THE NEXT SET OF
TIRES. TIRES.
THEY ONLY GO 65 LAPSE ON FUEL THEY ONLY GO 65 LAPSE ON FUEL
HERE. HERE.
SO THEY HAVE TO GET TO 100. SO THEY HAVE TO GET TO 100.
>>EVEN CLOSER TO 110, RAY. >>EVEN CLOSER TO 110, RAY.
HE WANTS TO STAY OUT THERE HE WANTS TO STAY OUT THERE
AS LONG AS HE CAN. AS LONG AS HE CAN.
HE DOESN’T WANT TO PIT RIGHT HE DOESN’T WANT TO PIT RIGHT
NOW. NOW.
HE WOULD LOSE 1 IF NOT 2 LAPSE. HE WOULD LOSE 1 IF NOT 2 LAPSE.
HE DOESN’T WANT TO PUT HIS HE DOESN’T WANT TO PUT HIS
LAST SET OF TIRES ON WITH LAST SET OF TIRES ON WITH
80 SOME LAPSE TO GO. 80 SOME LAPSE TO GO.
>>THE OTHER THING IS MIKE >>THE OTHER THING IS MIKE
SKINNER IS IN FIFTH POSITION HE SKINNER IS IN FIFTH POSITION HE
IS IN AND OUT OF THIS RACE BY IS IN AND OUT OF THIS RACE BY
ANY STRETCH OF THE ANY STRETCH OF THE
IMAGINATION AND HOLD ON AND MAKE IMAGINATION AND HOLD ON AND MAKE
IT TO THAT PIT WINDOW, HE IT TO THAT PIT WINDOW, HE
WILL BE IN GOOD SHAPE. WILL BE IN GOOD SHAPE.
>>THIS GUY IS HAVING A >>THIS GUY IS HAVING A
GREAT TIME RICK CRAWFORD WHAT A GREAT TIME RICK CRAWFORD WHAT A
GREAT JOB HE HAS DONE. GREAT JOB HE HAS DONE.
HE HAS A SECOND LEAD OVER JOHNNY HE HAS A SECOND LEAD OVER JOHNNY
BENSON. BENSON.
>>IT LOOKS LIKE >>IT LOOKS LIKE
ROBERT RICHARDSON IS RIGHT ROBERT RICHARDSON IS RIGHT
IN FRONT OF TIM PETERS. IN FRONT OF TIM PETERS.
>>WE GAVE CREDIT TO CREW >>WE GAVE CREDIT TO CREW
CHIEFS EARLIER, BUT RICK CHIEFS EARLIER, BUT RICK
CRAWFORD HAS BEEN VERY CRAWFORD HAS BEEN VERY
SUCCESSFUL WITH THE EXCEPTION SUCCESSFUL WITH THE EXCEPTION
OF A COUPLE TIRE PROBLEMS. OF A COUPLE TIRE PROBLEMS.
>>HE HAS HAD SUCH BAD LUCK THIS>>HE HAS HAD SUCH BAD LUCK THIS
YEAR. YEAR.
WE TALK ABOUT MIKE SKINNER NOT WE TALK ABOUT MIKE SKINNER NOT
WANTING ANY LUCK. WANTING ANY LUCK.
>>MIKE SKINNER HAS HAD NOTHING >>MIKE SKINNER HAS HAD NOTHING
BUT BAD LUCK. BUT BAD LUCK.
>>GUYS THINGS ARE VERY TENSE >>GUYS THINGS ARE VERY TENSE
HERE BECAUSE HE KNOWS HE HAS HERE BECAUSE HE KNOWS HE HAS
BEEN RUNNING ON OLD TIRES. .
>>YOU SEE MIKE TILL MAN >>YOU SEE MIKE TILL MAN
THERE, WE’LL GET YOU THOSE TIRES THERE, WE’LL GET YOU THOSE TIRES
WHEN YOU COME IN. WHEN YOU COME IN.
THIS TEAM IS PRAYING FOR A THIS TEAM IS PRAYING FOR A
CAUTION. CAUTION.
>>YOU KNOW THIS IS A CRAP SHOP.>>YOU KNOW THIS IS A CRAP SHOP.
YOU HAVE TO MAKE 2 PIT STOPS TO YOU HAVE TO MAKE 2 PIT STOPS TO
GET NEW TIRES, WE WILL SAVE OUR GET NEW TIRES, WE WILL SAVE OUR
TIRES. TIRES.
>>THAT MIGHT COST THEM. >>THAT MIGHT COST THEM.
TODD BODINE HAS LOST 23 SECONDS. TODD BODINE HAS LOST 23 SECONDS.
HE COULD FIND HIMSELF DOWN TO HE COULD FIND HIMSELF DOWN TO
RICK CRAWFORD. RICK CRAWFORD.
>>COULD THIS BE SECOND TIME >>COULD THIS BE SECOND TIME
THIS YEAR WHERE PIT THIS YEAR WHERE PIT
STRATEGY WILLALMOST 2 SECONDS NM STRATEGY WILLALMOST 2 SECONDS NM
AND JOHNNY BENSON WHO IS RUNNING AND JOHNNY BENSON WHO IS RUNNING
SECOND. .
>>WE ARE ON LAP 93, SO HE >>WE ARE ON LAP 93, SO HE
WILL HAVE TO PIT WITHIN 3 OR 4 WILL HAVE TO PIT WITHIN 3 OR 4
LAPSE AT THE VERY LATEST. LAPSE AT THE VERY LATEST.
>>A GAMBLE BY THE 13 TEAM. >>A GAMBLE BY THE 13 TEAM.
ANOTHER TEAM RUNNING REAL ANOTHER TEAM RUNNING REAL
WELL IS THE TEAM OF DAVID RAGAN WELL IS THE TEAM OF DAVID RAGAN
2-GS. 2-GS.
>>HE IS SHOWING THE PROMISE >>HE IS SHOWING THE PROMISE
THAT HE HAD WHEN HE RUN THAT HE HAD WHEN HE RUN
THE COMPETITION IN THE WINTER. THE COMPETITION IN THE WINTER.
WHAT AN HONOR WITH DAVID RAGAN. WHAT AN HONOR WITH DAVID RAGAN.
>>THERE IS ANOTHER GUY HAVING >>THERE IS ANOTHER GUY HAVING
A GREAT RUN. A GREAT RUN.
HERE IS CH MCCUMBEE. HERE IS CH MCCUMBEE.
HE IS RUNNING WITH A TERRIFIC HE IS RUNNING WITH A TERRIFIC
TRUCK WITH A COUPLE LAPSE TO GO. TRUCK WITH A COUPLE LAPSE TO GO.
>>WE TALK ABOUT UP AND >>WE TALK ABOUT UP AND
COMING DRIVERS IN NASCAR. COMING DRIVERS IN NASCAR.
HERE IS A 21 YEAR OLD HERE IS A 21 YEAR OLD
CHAD MCCUMBEE SHOWING A LOT OF CHAD MCCUMBEE SHOWING A LOT OF
MOVEMENT SI. MOVEMENT SI.
>>YOU TALK ABOUT THINGS COMING >>YOU TALK ABOUT THINGS COMING
TOGETHER THIS WEEK CHAD TOGETHER THIS WEEK CHAD
MCCUMBEE SAID HE TALKED TO THE MCCUMBEE SAID HE TALKED TO THE
TEAM WEDNESDAY MORNING, GOT TEAM WEDNESDAY MORNING, GOT
A FLIGHT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, A FLIGHT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON,
GOT HERE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. GOT HERE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
>>HE SAID HE DIDN’T THINK >>HE SAID HE DIDN’T THINK
THE ’06 TEAM WOULD BE HERE THE ’06 TEAM WOULD BE HERE
IN TEXAS BECAUSE THEY RUN OUT OF IN TEXAS BECAUSE THEY RUN OUT OF
MONEY. MONEY.
THEY NEEDED TO TAKE THIS LONG THEY NEEDED TO TAKE THIS LONG
STRETCH OFF A LITTLE BIT TO STRETCH OFF A LITTLE BIT TO
REGROUP. REGROUP.
HE WAS LUCKY TO GET IN THIS ’08 HE WAS LUCKY TO GET IN THIS ’08
GROUP AND IS RUNNING IN THE TOP GROUP AND IS RUNNING IN THE TOP
10. 10.
HE ONLY HAS 8 FULL-TIME HE ONLY HAS 8 FULL-TIME
EMPLOYEES. EMPLOYEES.
I SAY 08 RUNNING IN THE TOP 10 I SAY 08 RUNNING IN THE TOP 10
INCREDIBLE RUN FOR CHAD INCREDIBLE RUN FOR CHAD
MCCUMBEE. MCCUMBEE.
>>WHILE YOU WERE TALKING THE >>WHILE YOU WERE TALKING THE
30, 2xB WENT DOWN A LAP TO RICK 30, 2xB WENT DOWN A LAP TO RICK
CRAWFORD. CRAWFORD.
>>HERE COMES TERRY COOK IN >>HERE COMES TERRY COOK IN
HE IS GOING TO GET RIGHT SIDE HE IS GOING TO GET RIGHT SIDE
TIRES. TIRES.
I’M SURE THIS WILL BE A 4 TIRE I’M SURE THIS WILL BE A 4 TIRE
CHANGE. CHANGE.
YOU SEE TERRY COOK’S GUYS MOVE YOU SEE TERRY COOK’S GUYS MOVE
AROUND TO THE LEFT THEY WILL AROUND TO THE LEFT THEY WILL
PUT TIRES ON THE LEFT SIDE. PUT TIRES ON THE LEFT SIDE.
THEY WERE GAMBLING ON THEY WERE GAMBLING ON
ANOTHER CAUTION FLAG TO ANOTHER CAUTION FLAG TO
MAKE THEIR PIT STOP. MAKE THEIR PIT STOP.
TERRY COOK WILL MAKE A GREEN TERRY COOK WILL MAKE A GREEN
FLAG PIT STOP. FLAG PIT STOP.
HE NEEDS THIS RACE TO GO HE NEEDS THIS RACE TO GO
GREEN WHERE ALL THE TRUCKS AFTER GREEN WHERE ALL THE TRUCKS AFTER
HIM WILL HAVE TO MAKE A HIM WILL HAVE TO MAKE A
GREEN PIT STOP, ALSO. GREEN PIT STOP, ALSO.
>>AFTER HITTING THIS >>AFTER HITTING THIS
PROBLEM GOING INTO TURN PROBLEM GOING INTO TURN
3, ALMIROLA CAME DOWN 3, ALMIROLA CAME DOWN
NUMEROUS TIMES DOWN PIT ROW THEY NUMEROUS TIMES DOWN PIT ROW THEY
COULDN’T DO IT WITHOUT COULDN’T DO IT WITHOUT
GOING BEHIND THE WALL. GOING BEHIND THE WALL.
THEY BENT THE FRONT THEY BENT THE FRONT CHAD MCCUMBEE IS GOING TO MAKE A
RUN. RUN.
>>A LITTLE PIT STRATEGY FOR >>A LITTLE PIT STRATEGY FOR
TERRY COOK DIDN’T WORK. TERRY COOK DIDN’T WORK.
>>RICK CRAWFORD LOOKING >>RICK CRAWFORD LOOKING
FOR CLEAN AIR, LAST TIME HE FOR CLEAN AIR, LAST TIME HE
WAS RUNNING CLEAN AIR HE WAS WAS RUNNING CLEAN AIR HE WAS
RUNNING EXTREMELY FAST ABOUT RUNNING EXTREMELY FAST ABOUT
31 SECONDS AROUND THIS 31 SECONDS AROUND THIS
RACETRACK. RACETRACK.
>>ON THE OUTSIDE MAKING HIS >>ON THE OUTSIDE MAKING HIS
WAY THERE IS IS TEAM AUSTRALIA, WAY THERE IS IS TEAM AUSTRALIA,
NUMBER 20, AMBROSE, DENNIS NUMBER 20, AMBROSE, DENNIS
CHASING THE TRUCK UP THE CHASING THE TRUCK UP THE
RACETRACK. RACETRACK.
>>HERE COMES TODD BODINE. >>HERE COMES TODD BODINE.
HE HAD TO RESTART THIS RACE HE HAD TO RESTART THIS RACE
HE IS BACK IN THE 14th SPOT. HE IS BACK IN THE 14th SPOT.
WE ONLY HAVE 15 TRUCKS ON WE ONLY HAVE 15 TRUCKS ON
THE LEAD LAP, LAP 105. THE LEAD LAP, LAP 105.
>>THE LAST 1 BACK THERE IS IS >>THE LAST 1 BACK THERE IS IS
CHAD MCCUMBEE. CHAD MCCUMBEE.
>>SIDE-BY-SIDE, THE PROBLEM >>SIDE-BY-SIDE, THE PROBLEM
WITH 33, YOU SEE THAT BALANCE WITH 33, YOU SEE THAT BALANCE
UNDERNEATH THE FRONT END OF THAT UNDERNEATH THE FRONT END OF THAT
TRUCK. TRUCK.
>>HE MAY HAVE GOT A LITTLE TOE >>HE MAY HAVE GOT A LITTLE TOE
LOW ON THE RACETRACK AND TOUCHED LOW ON THE RACETRACK AND TOUCHED
THE APRON. THE APRON.
HE MAY HAVE HIT THE BOTTOM HE MAY HAVE HIT THE BOTTOM
OF THE GRILL OPENING ON THE OF THE GRILL OPENING ON THE
RACETRACK. RACETRACK.
>>HOW LONG WILL NASCAR LET HIM >>HOW LONG WILL NASCAR LET HIM
GO? GO?
THE PART WILL FALL OFF THAT THE PART WILL FALL OFF THAT
TRUCK AT SOME POINT IN TIME. TRUCK AT SOME POINT IN TIME.
>>I SAW SOME DIRT COME OFF, HE >>I SAW SOME DIRT COME OFF, HE
CAME BACK ON THE RACETRACK IT CAME BACK ON THE RACETRACK IT
WAS A LITTLE BIT LOWER, THE WAS A LITTLE BIT LOWER, THE
TRANSITION BENT THAT. TRANSITION BENT THAT.
>>HE WILL SEE THE DT FLY. >>HE WILL SEE THE DT FLY.
YOU DON’TANT TO SEE THAT YOU DON’TANT TO SEE THAT
AS YOU ARE GOING 185 MPH IN TURN AS YOU ARE GOING 185 MPH IN TURN
1. 1.
>>THIS IS GOING TO BE A >>THIS IS GOING TO BE A
PROBLEM. PROBLEM.
>>I SAW DENNIS JAMES GRABBING >>I SAW DENNIS JAMES GRABBING
FOR THE BLACK FLAG. FOR THE BLACK FLAG.
THEY WILL SHOW RON HORN DAY THEY WILL SHOW RON HORN DAY
UP ON THE BOARD. UP ON THE BOARD.
>>IT HASN’T SEEMED TO AFFECT >>IT HASN’T SEEMED TO AFFECT
THE PERFORMANCE OF THAT TRUCK. THE PERFORMANCE OF THAT TRUCK.
>>HE DOES PUT UP THE BLACK FLAG>>HE DOES PUT UP THE BLACK FLAG
ON RON, TOUGH BREAK FOR HIM ON RON, TOUGH BREAK FOR HIM
BECAUSE HE HAS TURNED HIS SEASON BECAUSE HE HAS TURNED HIS SEASON
AROUND. AROUND.
>>HERE IS TODD BODINE RIGHT >>HERE IS TODD BODINE RIGHT
THERE. THERE.
HE HAS TO CHASE HIS TRUCK UP THE HE HAS TO CHASE HIS TRUCK UP THE
HILL. HILL.
THERE IS THE 50 TRUCK. THERE IS THE 50 TRUCK.
THAT’S — HE TRIES TO MAKE THAT’S — HE TRIES TO MAKE
HIS WAY BY. HIS WAY BY.
THAT’S KEN MUST GRAVE THAT’S KEN MUST GRAVE
BEHIND —WE HAVEN’T TALKED BEHIND —WE HAVEN’T TALKED
A LOT ABOUT TED MUST GRAVE . A LOT ABOUT TED MUST GRAVE .
>>RAY WHAT’S GOING ON DOWN >>RAY WHAT’S GOING ON DOWN
ON PIT ROW. ON PIT ROW.
>>WE ARE DOWN HERE AND YOU SEE >>WE ARE DOWN HERE AND YOU SEE
THAT DAMAGE REAL DID CURL THE THAT DAMAGE REAL DID CURL THE
FRONT END OF THE TRUCK. FRONT END OF THE TRUCK.
THIS IS ALL FIBERGLASS. THIS IS ALL FIBERGLASS.
THEY WILL CUT THAT AWAY. THEY WILL CUT THAT AWAY.
HE WILL GET BACK ON THE HE WILL GET BACK ON THE
TRUCK AND WE’LL SEE IF THEY TRUCK AND WE’LL SEE IF THEY
DID ENOUGH TO FIX IT. DID ENOUGH TO FIX IT.
>>A PIT STOP, CUTTING IT >>A PIT STOP, CUTTING IT
AWAY SO IT DOESN’T THROW SPARKS AWAY SO IT DOESN’T THROW SPARKS
DOWN ON THE RACETRACK. DOWN ON THE RACETRACK.
>>LOOK AT MIKE SKIN ERGO ON THE>>LOOK AT MIKE SKIN ERGO ON THE
INSIDE OF RICK CRAWFORD. INSIDE OF RICK CRAWFORD.
HE WILL TAKE THE TOP SPOT HE WILL TAKE THE TOP SPOT
AWAY FROM RICK CRAWFORD. AWAY FROM RICK CRAWFORD.
>>MIKE SKINNER WAS SO STRONG >>MIKE SKINNER WAS SO STRONG
AND THEN RICK CRAWFORD LOOKED TO AND THEN RICK CRAWFORD LOOKED TO
BE THE TRUCK TO BEAT AND BE THE TRUCK TO BEAT AND
NOW MIKE SKINNER HAS MADE THE NOW MIKE SKINNER HAS MADE THE
ADJUSTMENTS. ADJUSTMENTS.
HERE COMES JACK SPRAGUE. HERE COMES JACK SPRAGUE.
HE HAS SILENTLY BEEN MOVING UP. HE HAS SILENTLY BEEN MOVING UP.
HE HAD A GREAT PIT SPOT. HE HAD A GREAT PIT SPOT.
NOW, JACK SPRAGUE COMING NOW, JACK SPRAGUE COMING
INTO THE MIX. INTO THE MIX.
>>WE HEARD GAWK TALK EARLIER >>WE HEARD GAWK TALK EARLIER
AT THE TOP OF THE SHOW HOW GOOD AT THE TOP OF THE SHOW HOW GOOD
HE FEELS ABOUT HIS TEAM. HE FEELS ABOUT HIS TEAM.
THEY HAVE A LOT OF NEXTEL CUP THEY HAVE A LOT OF NEXTEL CUP
EXPERIENCE. EXPERIENCE.
KRISTIN WHAT’S GOING ON WITH KRISTIN WHAT’S GOING ON WITH
JACK. JACK.
>>JACK CAME TO THE TRACK >>JACK CAME TO THE TRACK
SAYING HE FELT THEY COULD WIN. SAYING HE FELT THEY COULD WIN.
HE IS THE DEFENDING RACE WINNER. HE IS THE DEFENDING RACE WINNER.
THEY ALSO WON THE RACE IN 2001. THEY ALSO WON THE RACE IN 2001.
IT’S UNBELIEVABLE IN HIS LAST 6 IT’S UNBELIEVABLE IN HIS LAST 6
TEXAS RACES THEY HAVE TEXAS RACES THEY HAVE
FINISHED NO WORSE THAN SIXTH WE FINISHED NO WORSE THAN SIXTH WE
ARE TALKING ABOUT FIRST, ARE TALKING ABOUT FIRST,
SECOND THIRD FOURTH AND 6. SECOND THIRD FOURTH AND 6.
THEY WANT TO WIN. THEY WANT TO WIN.
THEY STARTED 19th THEY HAVE HAD THEY STARTED 19th THEY HAVE HAD
TO WORK THEIR WAY THROUGH TO WORK THEIR WAY THROUGH
TRAFFIC. TRAFFIC.
THEY ARE DOING THEIR JOB OUT THEY ARE DOING THEIR JOB OUT
THERE TONIGHT. THERE TONIGHT.
>>SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH 98, >>SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH 98,
SHE HAS A FLAT TIRE THAT MAY BE SHE HAS A FLAT TIRE THAT MAY BE
INSMOKE. INSMOKE.
SHE COULD HAVE HAD MADE CONTACT SHE COULD HAVE HAD MADE CONTACT
WITH THE WALL. WITH THE WALL.
THAT’S TIRE SMOKE FROM THE RIGHT THAT’S TIRE SMOKE FROM THE RIGHT
FRONT TIRE. FRONT TIRE.
THE CAUTION FLAG IS OUT. THE CAUTION FLAG IS OUT.
THE SIXTH CAUTION OF THE NIGHT THE SIXTH CAUTION OF THE NIGHT
TAKE THE GREEN FLAG AGAIN, HE TAKE THE GREEN FLAG AGAIN, HE
HAS BEEN OUT IN FRONT OF HAS BEEN OUT IN FRONT OF
THIS RACE, THE MOST SO FAR THIS RACE, THE MOST SO FAR
RICK CRAWFORD BEHIND HIM RICK CRAWFORD BEHIND HIM
JACK SPRAGUE IN THIRD IT WILL JACK SPRAGUE IN THIRD IT WILL
BE A GREAT BATTLE DOWN TO BE A GREAT BATTLE DOWN TO
THE FINISH LINE. THE FINISH LINE.
IF THE TOP 9 TRUCKS STAYED IF THE TOP 9 TRUCKS STAYED
ON THE RACETRACK. ON THE RACETRACK.
>>2 WIDE RACING BETWEEN 1 AND 2>>2 WIDE RACING BETWEEN 1 AND 2
ON THE RESTART. ON THE RESTART.
IT’S SKINNER, CRAWFORD AND IT’S SKINNER, CRAWFORD AND
THEN JACK SPRAGUE. THEN JACK SPRAGUE.
>>ROBERT RICHARDSON AND >>ROBERT RICHARDSON AND
BILL LESTER BEHIND HIM. BILL LESTER BEHIND HIM.
ROBERT RICHARDSON IN FRONT ROBERT RICHARDSON IN FRONT
OF JOHNNY BENSON AND SLOWS HIM OF JOHNNY BENSON AND SLOWS HIM
DOWN. DOWN.
>>YOU KNOW, BILL, WE HAVEN’T >>YOU KNOW, BILL, WE HAVEN’T
TALKED ABOUT DAVE GRUED MAN TALKED ABOUT DAVE GRUED MAN
>>HE IS HOPING HE HAS >>HE IS HOPING HE HAS
ENOUGH FUEL TO GET TO THE END. ENOUGH FUEL TO GET TO THE END.
THERE IS NUMBER 50. THERE IS NUMBER 50.
HERE COMES TED MUSGRAVE HE LOOKS HERE COMES TED MUSGRAVE HE LOOKS
TO THE OUTSIDE. TO THE OUTSIDE.
HE BATTLES FOR THE 11th POSITION HE BATTLES FOR THE 11th POSITION
RIGHT THERE. RIGHT THERE.
>>SIDE-BY-SIDE RACING AGAIN. >>SIDE-BY-SIDE RACING AGAIN.
THE RESTART JUST TAKING PLACE. THE RESTART JUST TAKING PLACE.
44 LAPSE AWAY FROM THE CHECKERED 44 LAPSE AWAY FROM THE CHECKERED
FLAG. FLAG.
A FEW TRUCKS GAMBLING COULD BE A FEW TRUCKS GAMBLING COULD BE
VERY CLOSE ON FUEL MILE A.J. VERY CLOSE ON FUEL MILE A.J.
AS WE GET CLOSE TO THE 167 MARK. AS WE GET CLOSE TO THE 167 MARK.
>>THEY ARE GOING TO BE >>THEY ARE GOING TO BE
VERY CLOSE ON FUEL MILE A.J. VERY CLOSE ON FUEL MILE A.J.
THAT MAY BE THE THAT MAY BE THE
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SOME OF DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SOME OF
THESE TRUCKS MAKING IT TO THE THESE TRUCKS MAKING IT TO THE
END AN NOT. END AN NOT.
>>TODD BODINE TRYING TO MAKE >>TODD BODINE TRYING TO MAKE
THE PASS, TODD BODINE UNTIL THE THE PASS, TODD BODINE UNTIL THE
14th POSITION. 14th POSITION.
3 WIDE THOSE ARE ALL LAP TRUCKS. 3 WIDE THOSE ARE ALL LAP TRUCKS.
>>THERE IS DAVID STAR. >>THERE IS DAVID STAR.
>>MIKE BLISS MAKING A PASS >>MIKE BLISS MAKING A PASS
GOES TO THE HIGH SIDE. GOES TO THE HIGH SIDE.
THERE IS A BATTLE FOR POSITION THERE IS A BATTLE FOR POSITION
RIGHT THERE. RIGHT THERE.
MATT CRAFTON TRYING TO GET THE MATT CRAFTON TRYING TO GET THE
EIGHTH POSITION AWAY. EIGHTH POSITION AWAY.
SIDE-BY-SIDE. SIDE-BY-SIDE.
THAT’S MATT CRAFTON. THAT’S MATT CRAFTON.
>>EIGHTH AND NINTH FOR BLISS >>EIGHTH AND NINTH FOR BLISS
AND CRAFTON JUST IN FRONT OF AND CRAFTON JUST IN FRONT OF
TED MUSGRAVE, MUSGRAVE HAS TED MUSGRAVE, MUSGRAVE HAS
NOW GONE IN FRONT OF DAVID NOW GONE IN FRONT OF DAVID
STAR TSTARR DROPS BACK TO 11th. STAR TSTARR DROPS BACK TO 11th.
>> >>
. .
>>THEY CONTINUE SIDE-BY-SIDE, >>THEY CONTINUE SIDE-BY-SIDE,
BLISS RUNNING ON THE OUTSIDE OF BLISS RUNNING ON THE OUTSIDE OF
TED MUSGRAVE, WE SAW TED MUSGRAVE, WE SAW
TED MUSGRAVE BACK OFF A LITTLE TED MUSGRAVE BACK OFF A LITTLE
BIT HE DIDN’T DRIVE IN THAT BIT HE DIDN’T DRIVE IN THAT
CORNER SIDE-BY-SIDE, BECAUSE HE CORNER SIDE-BY-SIDE, BECAUSE HE
KNOWS BETTER. KNOWS BETTER.
>>TODD BODINE RIGHT BEHIND THE >>TODD BODINE RIGHT BEHIND THE
11 OF DAVID STAR. 11 OF DAVID STAR.
BODINE BEING SHOWN IN 13th BODINE BEING SHOWN IN 13th
POSITION. POSITION.
THERE IS CHAD MCCUMBEE WHAT A THERE IS CHAD MCCUMBEE WHAT A
JOB HE IS DOING. JOB HE IS DOING.
>>TUBE MAKES IT PAST THE >>TUBE MAKES IT PAST THE
LAP TRUCK OF BILL LESTER. LAP TRUCK OF BILL LESTER.
>>THERE IS A VIEW OF TODD RIGHT>>THERE IS A VIEW OF TODD RIGHT
THERE. THERE.
TODD IS BEING SHOWN IN THE 12 N TODD IS BEING SHOWN IN THE 12 N
POSITION RIGHT NOW. POSITION RIGHT NOW.
HE JUST GOT PAST CHAD MCCUMBEE HE JUST GOT PAST CHAD MCCUMBEE
FOR THE 12th POSITION. FOR THE 12th POSITION.
>>HE IS BEING SHOWN THE >>HE IS BEING SHOWN THE
LEAD LAP, THIS IS A BATTLE FOR LEAD LAP, THIS IS A BATTLE FOR
POSITION. POSITION.
TODD TAKES OVER THE TODD TAKES OVER THE
11th POSITION FROM DAVID 11th POSITION FROM DAVID
STAR AND PUTS HIM BACK TO 12th. STAR AND PUTS HIM BACK TO 12th.
DISCOURAGING FOR DAVID STAR DISCOURAGING FOR DAVID STAR
BECAUSE DAVID STAR IN THE TEXAS BECAUSE DAVID STAR IN THE TEXAS
AREA HAS ALWAYS WANTED TO WIN AREA HAS ALWAYS WANTED TO WIN
A TRUCK RACE HERE. A TRUCK RACE HERE.
FOR SOME REASON HASN’T HAD THE FOR SOME REASON HASN’T HAD THE
EQUIPMENT FOR POSITION TO MIDDLF EQUIPMENT FOR POSITION TO MIDDLF
TOYOTA TORNADO RIGHT NOW. TOYOTA TORNADO RIGHT NOW.
>>THESE DRIVERS HAVE TO RUN >>THESE DRIVERS HAVE TO RUN
66 LAPSE WE HAD A BRIEF CAUTION 66 LAPSE WE HAD A BRIEF CAUTION
THERE. THERE.
MOST OF THE TEAMS TOLD ME IT WAS MOST OF THE TEAMS TOLD ME IT WAS
ABOUT 60 LAPSE WITH THE TOP. ABOUT 60 LAPSE WITH THE TOP.
I’M SURE THEY GOT GOOD FUEL I’M SURE THEY GOT GOOD FUEL
MILE A.J. CHECK. MILE A.J. CHECK.
BUT THERE ARE SOME WORRIED CREW BUT THERE ARE SOME WORRIED CREW
CHIEFS DOWN THERE. CHIEFS DOWN THERE.
>>ISN’T THIS THE TIME WHERE >>ISN’T THIS THE TIME WHERE
YOU SAY, HEY, MIKE, TAKE IT YOU SAY, HEY, MIKE, TAKE IT
A LITTLE EASY HERE IF WE A LITTLE EASY HERE IF WE
ARE CLOSE ON FUEL YOU HAVE A 12 ARE CLOSE ON FUEL YOU HAVE A 12
TRUCK RIGHT NOW BACK OFF A TRUCK RIGHT NOW BACK OFF A
LITTLE BIT, CAN YOU DO THAT TO A LITTLE BIT, CAN YOU DO THAT TO A
DRIVER? DRIVER?
>>ABSOLUTELY. >>ABSOLUTELY.
I’M SURE THEY ARE TELLING MIKE I’M SURE THEY ARE TELLING MIKE
SKINNER SAFE ME AS MUCH FUEL SKINNER SAFE ME AS MUCH FUEL
AS YOU CAN. AS YOU CAN.
WE NEED TO SAFE ENOUGH FUEL WE NEED TO SAFE ENOUGH FUEL
TO HAVE AN EXTRA 2 OR 3 LAPSE. TO HAVE AN EXTRA 2 OR 3 LAPSE.
>>I’M SURE HE IS EASING OFF. >>I’M SURE HE IS EASING OFF.
HE IS PEDALLING BACK INTO IT HE IS PEDALLING BACK INTO IT
HE IS TRYING TO DO ALL HE CAN HE IS TRYING TO DO ALL HE CAN
DO BEHIND THE SEARCH WARRANT AND DO BEHIND THE SEARCH WARRANT AND
MAINTAIN THE LEAD OVER RICK MAINTAIN THE LEAD OVER RICK
CRAWFORD. CRAWFORD.
>>LET GO TO RAY DID YOU KNOW >>LET GO TO RAY DID YOU KNOW
LOP. LOP.
>>LET’S GO TO THE TOP OF THE >>LET’S GO TO THE TOP OF THE
FIELD THAT’S MIKE SKINNER FIELD THAT’S MIKE SKINNER
HE CERTAINLY WANTS TO HE CERTAINLY WANTS TO
CELEBRATE IN VICTORY LANE CELEBRATE IN VICTORY LANE
TONIGHT BUT HE CAN’T STAY HERE TONIGHT BUT HE CAN’T STAY HERE
VERY LONG BECAUSE HE AND HIS VERY LONG BECAUSE HE AND HIS
WIFE ANGIE ARE GOING TO JUMP WIFE ANGIE ARE GOING TO JUMP
ON THEIR MARKED FOR ON THEIR MARKED FOR
IDENTIFICATION AND DO A 5 DAY IDENTIFICATION AND DO A 5 DAY
TRICK ON THE NEXT TRIP IN TRICK ON THE NEXT TRIP IN
MICHIGAN. MICHIGAN.
KRISTIN. KRISTIN.
>>RICK CRAWFORD IS >>RICK CRAWFORD IS
RUNNING CLOSE TO MIKE SKINNER. RUNNING CLOSE TO MIKE SKINNER.
HE SAID THEY HAVE TO GET IT HE SAID THEY HAVE TO GET IT
FULL. FULL.
JACK SPRAGUE RUNNING THIRD. JACK SPRAGUE RUNNING THIRD.
DAVID RUT MAP SAYS HIS TRUCK DAVID RUT MAP SAYS HIS TRUCK
IS STILL A BIT FREE THEY IS STILL A BIT FREE THEY
ARE PLANNING ON STAYING OUT AND ARE PLANNING ON STAYING OUT AND
GOING THE DISTANCE. GOING THE DISTANCE.
>>YOU SEE JACK SPRAGUE IN >>YOU SEE JACK SPRAGUE IN
NUMBER 60. NUMBER 60.
THEN BEHIND HIM I BELIEVE IS THEN BEHIND HIM I BELIEVE IS
DAVID REUTIMANN IN THE NUMBER DAVID REUTIMANN IN THE NUMBER
17. 17.
REUTIMANN HAS MOVED UP A COUPLE REUTIMANN HAS MOVED UP A COUPLE
POSITIONS WHERE HE STARTED POSITIONS WHERE HE STARTED
THE DAY IN NINTH. THE DAY IN NINTH.
GOOD RUN FOR REUTIMANN. GOOD RUN FOR REUTIMANN.
BEHIND HIM IS JOHNNY BENSON, JB BEHIND HIM IS JOHNNY BENSON, JB
HAS FINISHED SECOND 4 TIMES IN HAS FINISHED SECOND 4 TIMES IN
HIS CAREER. HIS CAREER.
THEY LOST A COUPLE LUGG NUTTZ THEY LOST A COUPLE LUGG NUTTZ
AND THE LAST PIT STOP. AND THE LAST PIT STOP.
BENSON RUNNING STEADY THEY BENSON RUNNING STEADY THEY
ARE IN FIFTH PLACE. ARE IN FIFTH PLACE.
NUMBER 85 DENNIS SESSER. NUMBER 85 DENNIS SESSER.
>>FROM A YOUNG GUY TO 1 OF >>FROM A YOUNG GUY TO 1 OF
THE VETERANS TODD BODINE THE VETERANS TODD BODINE
WE TALKED ABOUT HOW HE HAS WE TALKED ABOUT HOW HE HAS
BEEN SLIDING BACK AND BEEN SLIDING BACK AND
NEEDED FRESH TIRES HE GOT THOSE NEEDED FRESH TIRES HE GOT THOSE
ON THE LAST STOP. ON THE LAST STOP.
TODD BODINE TOLD ME HE HAS TODD BODINE TOLD ME HE HAS
ENOUGH TIME TO PICK UP ALL ENOUGH TIME TO PICK UP ALL
THE TRUCKS IN FRONT OF HIM. THE TRUCKS IN FRONT OF HIM.
>>MIKE BLISS HAS GOTTEN IN >>MIKE BLISS HAS GOTTEN IN
POSITION FROM TED MUSGRAVE. POSITION FROM TED MUSGRAVE.
BLISS HAS BEEN LOOSE ALL NIGHT BLISS HAS BEEN LOOSE ALL NIGHT
LONG. LONG.
THEY CONTINUE TO WORK ON THAT THEY CONTINUE TO WORK ON THAT
TRUCK. TRUCK.
REMEMBER, THEY HAD A REMEMBER, THEY HAD A
LITTLE DAMAGE THERE WHEN LITTLE DAMAGE THERE WHEN
THEY CAN CAME OFF PIT ROW. THEY CAN CAME OFF PIT ROW.
HIS TRUCK MOVES RIGHT FROM THE HIS TRUCK MOVES RIGHT FROM THE
BEGINNING THEY HAVE NOT BEGINNING THEY HAVE NOT
GOTTEN IT PERFECT. GOTTEN IT PERFECT.
>>THAT’S WHY I KIND OF PAUSED >>THAT’S WHY I KIND OF PAUSED
THERE. THERE.
BLISS PASSED TED MUSGRAVE BLISS PASSED TED MUSGRAVE
IS TODD BODINE’S TEAMMATE. IS TODD BODINE’S TEAMMATE.
TED MUSGRAVE ALSO LOOKING TED MUSGRAVE ALSO LOOKING
TO TURN THINGS AROUND AFTER HE TO TURN THINGS AROUND AFTER HE
HAD A ROUGH COUPLE OUTINGS TED HAD A ROUGH COUPLE OUTINGS TED
MUSGRAVE RUNNING TENTH. MUSGRAVE RUNNING TENTH.
>>THANK YOU RAY AND KRISTIN. >>THANK YOU RAY AND KRISTIN.
IT ALMOST LOOKS HAZY LOOKING AT IT ALMOST LOOKS HAZY LOOKING AT
THAT CAMERA COMING OUT OF THE THAT CAMERA COMING OUT OF THE
TOYOTA TUNDRAD BUT HOW LONG CAN TOYOTA TUNDRAD BUT HOW LONG CAN
HE HOLD OFF TODD B HE HOLD OFF TODD B
. .
>>WELCOME BACK TO FORT. >>WELCOME BACK TO FORT.
WORTH TEXAS. WORTH TEXAS.
WE ARE WITHIN 20 LAPSE TO GO. WE ARE WITHIN 20 LAPSE TO GO.
MIKE SKINNER CURRENTLY HAS MIKE SKINNER CURRENTLY HAS
AN ALMOST 92nd LEAD ON TODD AN ALMOST 92nd LEAD ON TODD
BODINE. BODINE.
BUT TODD BODINE HAS BEEN PICKING BUT TODD BODINE HAS BEEN PICKING
OFF DRIVERS 1 AFTER THE OTHER OFF DRIVERS 1 AFTER THE OTHER
AND HAS MADE HIS WAY INTO AND HAS MADE HIS WAY INTO
THE TOP 5. THE TOP 5.
>>HE SURE HAS. >>HE SURE HAS.
WE KNOW TODD BODINE WILL MAKE WE KNOW TODD BODINE WILL MAKE
IT THE REST OF THE WAY IT THE REST OF THE WAY
BECAUSE HE TOPPED OFF AFTER THE BECAUSE HE TOPPED OFF AFTER THE
MOST RECENT CAUTION FLAG. MOST RECENT CAUTION FLAG.
PL’S DID NOT. PL’S DID NOT.
WE HAVE A COUPLE DRIVERS TRYING WE HAVE A COUPLE DRIVERS TRYING
TO STRETCH THE FUEL. TO STRETCH THE FUEL.
>>THERE IS TODD BODINE RIGHT >>THERE IS TODD BODINE RIGHT
THERE. THERE.
HE HAS BEEN CONSISTENTLY HE HAS BEEN CONSISTENTLY
THE FASTEST TRUCK ON THE FASTEST TRUCK ON
THE RACETRACK UNTIL HE HITS THE RACETRACK UNTIL HE HITS
TRAFFIC. TRAFFIC.
THEN MIKE SKINNER WILL BE THE THEN MIKE SKINNER WILL BE THE
FASTEST ON THE TRACK. FASTEST ON THE TRACK.
>>AT THAT TIME HE WAS >>AT THAT TIME HE WAS
HALF SECOND SLOWER THAN 2xB. HALF SECOND SLOWER THAN 2xB.
THIS LAP HE ALMOST GAINED 1 THIS LAP HE ALMOST GAINED 1
SECOND. SECOND.
>>18 LAPSE TO GO TODD BODINE A >>18 LAPSE TO GO TODD BODINE A
DOZEN POINTS BEHIND MIKE DOZEN POINTS BEHIND MIKE
SKINNER. SKINNER.
HE MADE UP TIME LAST LAP ON MIKE HE MADE UP TIME LAST LAP ON MIKE
SKINNER. SKINNER.
>>AGAIN, THAT’S DUE TO TRAFFIC.>>AGAIN, THAT’S DUE TO TRAFFIC.
>>MIKE SKINNER HAS TO BE >>MIKE SKINNER HAS TO BE
COGNIZANT HE IS SHORT OF FUEL. COGNIZANT HE IS SHORT OF FUEL.
HE WANTS TO SAVE FUEL BUT HE WANTS TO SAVE FUEL BUT
DOESN’T WANT TO SAVE SO MUCH DOESN’T WANT TO SAVE SO MUCH
FUEL THAT HE LOSES TO TODD FUEL THAT HE LOSES TO TODD
BODINE. BODINE.
>>THERE IS RICK CRAWFORD. >>THERE IS RICK CRAWFORD.
NOW, NORMALLY WHEN WE RUN THIS NOW, NORMALLY WHEN WE RUN THIS
LONG IN GREEN FLAG LONG IN GREEN FLAG
CONDITIONS THE AIR PRESSURE CONDITIONS THE AIR PRESSURE
IS HIGH, WE DON’T SEE THEM IS HIGH, WE DON’T SEE THEM
RIDING THAT LONG ON THE BOTTOM RIDING THAT LONG ON THE BOTTOM
OF THE TRUCK. OF THE TRUCK.
>>RICK CRAWFORD SHOWING >>RICK CRAWFORD SHOWING
MORE SPARKS THAN HE HAS THAT MORE SPARKS THAN HE HAS THAT
ENTIRE LACE. ENTIRE LACE.
IT’S NOT HURTING HIS LAP TIMES IT’S NOT HURTING HIS LAP TIMES
ANY. ANY.
HE IS STILL RUNNING COMPETITIVE HE IS STILL RUNNING COMPETITIVE
LAPSE. LAPSE.
TODD BODINE THE FASTEST TRUCK ON TODD BODINE THE FASTEST TRUCK ON
THE RACETRACK. THE RACETRACK.
HE IS 7 SECONDS BEHIND WITH HE IS 7 SECONDS BEHIND WITH
16 LAPSE TO GO. 16 LAPSE TO GO.
>>MIKE SKINNER WOULD LOVE TO >>MIKE SKINNER WOULD LOVE TO
SEE A CAUTION OR MAYBE NOT SEE A CAUTION OR MAYBE NOT
WANT TO SEE A CAUTION, HE WANT TO SEE A CAUTION, HE
HAS THAT FUEL SITUATION HE HAS HAS THAT FUEL SITUATION HE HAS
TO DEAL WITH. TO DEAL WITH.
>>THERE IS MIKE BLISS HE >>THERE IS MIKE BLISS HE
RUNS PAST THE LAP TRUCK OF RUNS PAST THE LAP TRUCK OF
HORNADY. HORNADY.
MIKE BLISS IS IN TENTH POSITION, MIKE BLISS IS IN TENTH POSITION,
A TOP 10 RUN FOR HIM. A TOP 10 RUN FOR HIM.
>>TALKING ABOUT RON HORNADY A >>TALKING ABOUT RON HORNADY A
LAP DOWN, IN FRONT OF RON LAP DOWN, IN FRONT OF RON
HORNADY IS BRIAN MOOR, GREAT RUN HORNADY IS BRIAN MOOR, GREAT RUN
FOR THAT TEAM, NUMBER 40 TEAM. FOR THAT TEAM, NUMBER 40 TEAM.
BARRY JOHNSON SAID THEY BARRY JOHNSON SAID THEY
ARE HAVING A GOOD RUN AND ARE HAVING A GOOD RUN AND
GOOD RUN HERE. GOOD RUN HERE.
>>THIS GUY HAS A TOP GREAT TOP >>THIS GUY HAS A TOP GREAT TOP
15 RUN GOING. 15 RUN GOING.
THEY HAVE BEEN BATTLING THEY HAVE BEEN BATTLING
SINCE THE MOST RECENT CAUTION SINCE THE MOST RECENT CAUTION
FLAG. FLAG.
SWIFT AND MUSGRAVE. SWIFT AND MUSGRAVE.
>>YOU CAN SEE THE SMOKE >>YOU CAN SEE THE SMOKE
THEY WENT THROUGH THERE. THEY WENT THROUGH THERE.
IT DOESN’T LOOK LEAK THERE ARE IT DOESN’T LOOK LEAK THERE ARE
ANY PROBLEMS ON THE RACE TRACK. ANY PROBLEMS ON THE RACE TRACK.
>>THAT’S 07, THAT’S >>THAT’S 07, THAT’S
BUTCH MILLER, HE PROBABLY BUTCH MILLER, HE PROBABLY
SHUT THE INOFF ON THAT TRUCK SHUT THE INOFF ON THAT TRUCK
TRYING TO COAST AROUND BACK TO TRYING TO COAST AROUND BACK TO
THE PIT ROAD. THE PIT ROAD.
>>THERE IS THAT 40 WE >>THERE IS THAT 40 WE
WERE TALKING ABOUT BRYAN WERE TALKING ABOUT BRYAN
MOOR ROOKIE STRIPE THERE, MOOR ROOKIE STRIPE THERE,
BUT DRIVING GOOD TONIGHT. BUT DRIVING GOOD TONIGHT.
>>YES, WE ARE VERY HIGH >>YES, WE ARE VERY HIGH
ON BRYAN MOOR. ON BRYAN MOOR.
HE IS A GREAT COMPETITOR. HE IS A GREAT COMPETITOR.
HE WON 2 RACES LAST YEAR. HE WON 2 RACES LAST YEAR.
HE HAD A TERRIFIC SEASON HE HE HAD A TERRIFIC SEASON HE
CAME INTO HIS OWN LAST YEAR. CAME INTO HIS OWN LAST YEAR.
>>AGAIN, HE IS A DEI >>AGAIN, HE IS A DEI
DEVELOPMENTAL DRIVER. DEVELOPMENTAL DRIVER.
THEY HAVE HIM IN A FEW TRUCK THEY HAVE HIM IN A FEW TRUCK
RACES. RACES.
>>12 LAPSE OF RACING TO GO. >>12 LAPSE OF RACING TO GO.
MIKE SKINNER OUT IN FRONT OF MIKE SKINNER OUT IN FRONT OF
RICK CRAWFORD BY 3 SECONDS NOW. RICK CRAWFORD BY 3 SECONDS NOW.
CAN MIKE SKINNER WIN IN TEXAS, CAN MIKE SKINNER WIN IN TEXAS,
HE HAS BEEN SO CLOSE BEFORE HE HAS BEEN SO CLOSE BEFORE
BUT WE’RE ALMOST GETTING BUT WE’RE ALMOST GETTING
INTO THE INDEED OF 10 LAPSE INTO THE INDEED OF 10 LAPSE
THAT’S NORMALLY WHEN MIKE THAT’S NORMALLY WHEN MIKE
SKINNER HAS PROBLEMS. SKINNER HAS PROBLEMS.
>>THERE IS DAVID RAGAN, YOU >>THERE IS DAVID RAGAN, YOU
CAN SEE HE STARTED BACK IN CAN SEE HE STARTED BACK IN
THE 20th POSITION ALL THE WAY THE 20th POSITION ALL THE WAY
UP TO THE SIXTH SPOT. UP TO THE SIXTH SPOT.
WHAT A GREAT JOB BY DAVID WHAT A GREAT JOB BY DAVID
RAGAN HE NEEDS TO PUT THAT RAGAN HE NEEDS TO PUT THAT
MAN’S FIELD DEAL BEHIND HIM. MAN’S FIELD DEAL BEHIND HIM.
HE NEEDS TO GET A GOOD, SOLID HE NEEDS TO GET A GOOD, SOLID
RUN. RUN.
>>HIS CREW CHIEF SAID WE >>HIS CREW CHIEF SAID WE
HAVE TO RUN SOME LAPSE AND HAVE TO RUN SOME LAPSE AND
GET HIS CONFIDENCE BACK UP WHAT GET HIS CONFIDENCE BACK UP WHAT
A WAY TO GET HIS CONFIDENCE A WAY TO GET HIS CONFIDENCE
UP WITH A TOP 10 FINISH. UP WITH A TOP 10 FINISH.
>>NO DOUBT ABOUT IT. >>NO DOUBT ABOUT IT.
HIS BEST COMING INTO IT WAS HIS BEST COMING INTO IT WAS
22nd THIS YEAR IN ATLANTA. 22nd THIS YEAR IN ATLANTA.
HE HAS 19th FROM A CAREER HE HAS 19th FROM A CAREER
BEST FROM A YEAR AGO. BEST FROM A YEAR AGO.
>>THERE IS TODD BODINE. >>THERE IS TODD BODINE.
HE MADE HIS WAY AROUND DAVID HE MADE HIS WAY AROUND DAVID
REUTIMANN. REUTIMANN.
HE IS NOW IN THE FOURTH HE IS NOW IN THE FOURTH
POSITION. POSITION.
THAT’S THE THIRD PLACE THAT’S THE THIRD PLACE
TRUCK RIGHT THERE IN FRONT OF TRUCK RIGHT THERE IN FRONT OF
HIM, JACK SPRAGUE. HIM, JACK SPRAGUE.
>>10 LAPSE OF RACING TO GO. >>10 LAPSE OF RACING TO GO.
TODD BODINE TRYING TO REAL IN TODD BODINE TRYING TO REAL IN
MIKE SKINNER I DON’T BELIEVE IT MIKE SKINNER I DON’T BELIEVE IT
WILL HAPPEN UNLESS THE CAR KICKS WILL HAPPEN UNLESS THE CAR KICKS
OUT. OUT.
>>MIKE SKINNER MAY RUN OUT OF >>MIKE SKINNER MAY RUN OUT OF
GAS. GAS.
I’M NOT CONVINCED THESE I’M NOT CONVINCED THESE
TEAMS HAVE ENOUGH FUEL TO GET TEAMS HAVE ENOUGH FUEL TO GET
TO THE END. TO THE END.
WE HAVE HAD SEVERAL TRUCKS STAY WE HAVE HAD SEVERAL TRUCKS STAY
OUT TO TRY TO STRETCH THIS OUT TO TRY TO STRETCH THIS
INTO 66 LAPSE. INTO 66 LAPSE.
IT WILL BE INTERESTING TO SEE IT WILL BE INTERESTING TO SEE
IF THEY MAKE IT OR WE WILL SEE IF THEY MAKE IT OR WE WILL SEE
TRUCKS RUN OUT OF FUEL. TRUCKS RUN OUT OF FUEL.
>>TODD BODINE MAKES THEES PAST.>>TODD BODINE MAKES THEES PAST.
WHAT IS MIKE SKINNER WHAT IS MIKE SKINNER
FEELING RIGHT NOW. FEELING RIGHT NOW.
>>WATCHING THE LIGHTS WIND DOWN>>WATCHING THE LIGHTS WIND DOWN
BEFORE HE MADE THAT PASS ON BEFORE HE MADE THAT PASS ON
JACK SPRAGUE HE WAS JACK SPRAGUE HE WAS
RUNNING FASTER THAN ALL RUNNING FASTER THAN ALL
EXCEPT FOR MIKE SKINNER. EXCEPT FOR MIKE SKINNER.
>>I WALKED PAST CREW MEMBERS >>I WALKED PAST CREW MEMBERS
OF MIKE SKINNER THEY ASKED ME OF MIKE SKINNER THEY ASKED ME
WHAT THEY THINK OF TODD BODINE WHAT THEY THINK OF TODD BODINE
I SAID NO TIRES THEY STILL I SAID NO TIRES THEY STILL
HAD TIRES KRISTIN? HAD TIRES KRISTIN?
>>SO FUNNY YOU MENTION THAT, >>SO FUNNY YOU MENTION THAT,
RAY, BECAUSE THE CREW OF RICK RAY, BECAUSE THE CREW OF RICK
CRAWFORD AND JACK SPRAGUE CRAWFORD AND JACK SPRAGUE
TALKING TO ME ABOUT WHO IS TALKING TO ME ABOUT WHO IS
GOOD ON GAS I SAID TODD GOOD ON GAS I SAID TODD
BODINE CAME IN LATER THAN YOU BODINE CAME IN LATER THAN YOU
DID HE IS GOOD TO GO. DID HE IS GOOD TO GO.
THEY ARE ALL WONDERING THEY ARE ALL WONDERING
WHAT’S GOING ON OUT AT THE WHAT’S GOING ON OUT AT THE
TRACK. TRACK.
>>HERE IS TODD BODINE REELING >>HERE IS TODD BODINE REELING
IN RICK CRAWFORD THAT’S IN RICK CRAWFORD THAT’S
FOR SECOND LOOK AT THE CLOSING FOR SECOND LOOK AT THE CLOSING
RATE HE HAS ON HIM. RATE HE HAS ON HIM.
HE WILL BE ABLE TO GET PAST RICK HE WILL BE ABLE TO GET PAST RICK
CRAWFORD. CRAWFORD.
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR 4 THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR 4
PRESSURE TIRES T HE WILL MAKE PRESSURE TIRES T HE WILL MAKE
THE PASS EASILY. THE PASS EASILY.
TODD IS IN SECOND. TODD IS IN SECOND.
>>TODD IS IN SECOND. >>TODD IS IN SECOND.
SKINNER OUT IN FRONT OF HIM BY 4 SKINNER OUT IN FRONT OF HIM BY 4
SECONDS. SECONDS.
HERE IS THAT CAUTION TODD BODINE HERE IS THAT CAUTION TODD BODINE
WAS LOOKING FOR. WAS LOOKING FOR.
WE WILL HAVE — WOW WHAT KIND OF WE WILL HAVE — WOW WHAT KIND OF
DRAMA ARE WE GOING TO HAVE HERE. DRAMA ARE WE GOING TO HAVE HERE.
TODD BODINE WILL PULL UP RIGHT TODD BODINE WILL PULL UP RIGHT
TO THE BACK BUMPER OF MIKE TO THE BACK BUMPER OF MIKE
SKINNER WITHDINE. SKINNER WITHDINE.
THERE HAD TO BE THERE HAD TO BE
DEJURISDICTION WHEN THEY SAW DEJURISDICTION WHEN THEY SAW
THE CAUTION FLAG COME UP. THE CAUTION FLAG COME UP.
THEY KNEW THEY HAD BIG ENOUGH THEY KNEW THEY HAD BIG ENOUGH
LEAD TO WIN. LEAD TO WIN.
THAT WAS JACK SPRAGUE TRYING TO THAT WAS JACK SPRAGUE TRYING TO
GO PAST NUMBER 15 TRUCK. GO PAST NUMBER 15 TRUCK.
IT LOOKS LIKE HE KEPT THAT IT LOOKS LIKE HE KEPT THAT
TRUCK OUT OF THE WALL BUT TRUCK OUT OF THE WALL BUT
UNFORTUNATELY FOR HIM HE UNFORTUNATELY FOR HIM HE
WILL LOSE POSITIONS AND WILL LOSE POSITIONS AND
UNFORTUNATELY FOR MIKE SKINNER UNFORTUNATELY FOR MIKE SKINNER
HE WILL LOSE A 42nd LEAD HE HAD HE WILL LOSE A 42nd LEAD HE HAD
ON TODD BODINE. ON TODD BODINE.
>>UNBELIEVABLE. >>UNBELIEVABLE.
I’M GUESSING THERE IS I’M GUESSING THERE IS
DISAPPOINTMENT IN THAT TEAM. DISAPPOINTMENT IN THAT TEAM.
THERE IS ANOTHER VIEW THERE IS ANOTHER VIEW
RIGHT THERE THEY SAW HIM ON RIGHT THERE THEY SAW HIM ON
THE INSIDE HE LOST THE BACK THE INSIDE HE LOST THE BACK
END WE SEE THAT HAPPEN SO MANY END WE SEE THAT HAPPEN SO MANY
TIMES. TIMES.
YOU SEE THE SMOKE RIGHT UP YOU SEE THE SMOKE RIGHT UP
IN FRONT OF HIM. IN FRONT OF HIM.
YOU SEE THE CAUTION LIGHTS UP YOU SEE THE CAUTION LIGHTS UP
ON THE RACETRACK AGAINST THE ON THE RACETRACK AGAINST THE
WALL. WALL.
>>THERE IS BOBBY HAMILTON, >>THERE IS BOBBY HAMILTON,
JUNIOR. JUNIOR.
WE TALKED ABOUT REJECTION IN THE WE TALKED ABOUT REJECTION IN THE
PITS WITH MIKE SKINNER. PITS WITH MIKE SKINNER.
LET’S SEE IF WE CAN LOOK AND SEE LET’S SEE IF WE CAN LOOK AND SEE
WHAT’S ON THEIR FACE WHEN THAT WHAT’S ON THEIR FACE WHEN THAT
CAUTION CAME OUT. CAUTION CAME OUT.
THAT’S ANGIE SKINNVETERAN RICK N THAT’S ANGIE SKINNVETERAN RICK N
THIRD WONDERING IF THESE THIRD WONDERING IF THESE
GUYS WILL BATTLE SO HARD IT GUYS WILL BATTLE SO HARD IT
WILL OPEN A DOOR FOR HIM. WILL OPEN A DOOR FOR HIM.
>>HE IS LOOKING FOR AN >>HE IS LOOKING FOR AN
OPPORTUNITY, THE PACE TCK OPPORTUNITY, THE PACE TCK
MAKES ITS WAY DOWN PIT ROW MAKES ITS WAY DOWN PIT ROW
HERE IS TODD BODINE, HERE IS TODD BODINE,
MIKE SKINNER, AND OTHERS. MIKE SKINNER, AND OTHERS.
>>THEY TOLD US MIKE SKINNER >>THEY TOLD US MIKE SKINNER
WAS GOING TO HOLD THE BOTTOM WAS GOING TO HOLD THE BOTTOM
HE DIDN’T KNOW IF HE WOULD HE DIDN’T KNOW IF HE WOULD
BE ABLE TO DRIVE AROUND HIM BE ABLE TO DRIVE AROUND HIM
ON THE OUTSIDE. ON THE OUTSIDE.
MIKE SKINNER OPENS 3 TRUCK LEAD. MIKE SKINNER OPENS 3 TRUCK LEAD.
>>3 TRUCK LEADER BETWEEN MIKE >>3 TRUCK LEADER BETWEEN MIKE
SKINNER AND TODD BODINE. SKINNER AND TODD BODINE.
TODD BODINE CLOSING THE GAP AS TODD BODINE CLOSING THE GAP AS
THEY GO THROUGH 3 AND 4. THEY GO THROUGH 3 AND 4.
OH, LOOK DAVID RAGAN TRIES TO OH, LOOK DAVID RAGAN TRIES TO
CATCH THE TRUCK. CATCH THE TRUCK.
HE WILL GET BY HIM SIDE-BY-SIDE HE WILL GET BY HIM SIDE-BY-SIDE
FOR THE LEAD BODINE ON THE FOR THE LEAD BODINE ON THE
OUTSIDE SKINNER ON THE INSIDE. OUTSIDE SKINNER ON THE INSIDE.
HE FIGURES HE CAN DO IT ON THE HE FIGURES HE CAN DO IT ON THE
OUTSIDE. OUTSIDE.
>>THERE HE GOES TODD BODINE >>THERE HE GOES TODD BODINE
OUTSIDE OF MIKE SKINNER THIS IS OUTSIDE OF MIKE SKINNER THIS IS
THE FINAL LAP THEY HAVE TAKEN THE FINAL LAP THEY HAVE TAKEN
DOWN THE WHITE FLAG. DOWN THE WHITE FLAG.
TODD BODINE IN FRONT OF MIKE TODD BODINE IN FRONT OF MIKE
SKINNER. SKINNER.
>>WHAT A GREAT POWER MOVE >>WHAT A GREAT POWER MOVE
BY TODD BODINE ON THE OUTSIDE. BY TODD BODINE ON THE OUTSIDE.
>>HERE COMES MIKE SKINNER DON’T>>HERE COMES MIKE SKINNER DON’T
COUNT HIM OUT AS THEY COME COUNT HIM OUT AS THEY COME
OUT OF 4 SKINNER ON THE OUT OF 4 SKINNER ON THE
INSIDE BODINE ON THE INSIDE BODINE ON THE
OUTSIDE, BODINE WINS FOR OUTSIDE, BODINE WINS FOR
THE THIRD TIME IN TEXAS. THE THIRD TIME IN TEXAS.
>>WHAT A GREAT EFFORT BY >>WHAT A GREAT EFFORT BY
TODD BODINE AND GOOD EFFORT BY TODD BODINE AND GOOD EFFORT BY
MIKE SKINNER, TOO. MIKE SKINNER, TOO.
MAN WHAT A GREAT FINISH IN

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