Dylan Kwasniewski No. 31 NNS Post-Race Report: Texas Motor Speedway

Kwasniewski Finishes 14th at Texas 

Fort Worth (April 5, 2014) - Dylan Kwasniewski drove the Rockstar Energy Chevrolet to a 14th-place finish in the first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race of the season at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night. Starting in the 10th position, Kwasniewski battled a loose racecar and found himself in the 15th position when the first caution of the night came out on lap 42. During the caution, crew chief Pat Tryson called Kwasniewski down pit road for four tires, fuel and an air-pressure adjustment. After the pit stop, Kwasniewski reported to his team that his Rockstar Energy Chevy felt much better and the Las Vegas, Nev. native worked his way up to as high as eighth during the second long green-flag run. Kwasniewski was scored in the 13th position when green-flag pit stops took place on lap 102. Kwasniewski again came down pit road for a round of adjustments to help tighten up the Rockstar Energy Chevy. Once pit stops cycled through, the Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender was scored in the 14th position. Kwasniewski continued to battle within the top 12 for the remaining portion of the race, ultimately bringing the Rockstar Energy Chevrolet home in the 14th position.

Dylan Kwasniewski on Racing at Texas Motor Speedway

"Texas is a really fun race track to drive, and you really feel like you are carrying a lot of speed around the entire track. We battled a loose racecar to start the race, and we were really working on keeping up with the track, as it was constantly changing throughout the whole night. My guys worked hard all weekend to prepare me a great Rockstar Energy Drink Chevy. We were just a little off tonight, but I think we learned a lot that we can bring back with us in November."

First Practice

Position: 25

Fastest Lap: 31.130 sec. | Laps: 27

Final Practice

Position: 15

Fastest Lap: 30.483 sec. | Laps: 23

Qualifying

Position: 10

Fastest Lap: 29.505 sec.

Race

Position: 14

Laps Completed/Total: 200/200

What's Next - The NNS heads to the track "Too Tough To Tame" for a night of racing at Darlington Raceway. The VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 can be seen live on Friday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN2

About Turner Scott Motorsports: Turner Scott Motorsports was established in 1999 and has become one of the most successful organizations in NASCAR by combining the business acumen and shared passion for racing of co-owners Steve Turner and Harry Scott Jr. This season will mark the fourth season of full-time NASCAR competition for the organization, which expanded in 2011 from a two-truck operation in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) to become the largest stand-alone multi-series team in NASCAR's top-tier touring series. The team earned its first championship when James Buescher captured the NCWTS title in 2012. Turner Scott Motorsports operates out of an 110,000 square-foot state-of-the art facility in Mooresville, N.C.  The Chevrolet-backed team has created alliances with General Motors' powerhouse team Hendrick Motorsports, which provides engine support for both its NNS and NCWTS programs, and Earnhardt Technology Group for drive train and suspension technology assistance. For more information on Turner Scott Motorsports, visit http://www.TurnerScottMotorsports.com.

About Rockstar: Rockstar Energy Drink is designed for those who lead active lifestyles - from Athletes to Rockstars. Available in over 20 flavors at convenience and grocery outlets in over 30 countries, Rockstar supports the Rockstar lifestyle across the globe through Action Sports, Motor Sports, and Live Music.For more information visit: http://www.RockstarEnergy.com

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