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NASCAR WCUP: DieHard 500 Post Race Quotes, Brett Bodine

26 April 1999

BRETT BODINE -11- Paychex Taurus -- WAS IT CRAZY FROM THE START? "I saw more of that up towards the front. I was in the middle to the back and I was just waiting for the first pit stop to come because then it singles out and you've gotta go race. I saw more four-wide and five-wide racing in the first four or five rows. Everybody wants to lead the race, no question about it, but not at the expense of tearing your equipment up and maybe hurting somebody." DO YOU DREAD COMING HERE? "No, I don't. I like Talladega. I like racing, but race car drivers can make mistakes at any race track." WHAT DID YOU SEE WHEN THE WRECK STARTED? "I saw some dust and smoke and that's the first sign you better slow down. We were checking up. All of us right there together we were in good shape, single-file right by the wall, and then I got hit real hard from the left side from somebody coming out of the infield. I don't even know who I hit or who hit me. It was just so smoky and you couldn't see at all. Mistakes, that's what causes accidents usually and someone made a mistake."

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