Kligerman raced into the top 10 early in the race as crew chief Eric Phillips made changes to his No. 77 Toyota Camry. Kligerman’s handling went from tight to extremely loose in the second half of the race, dropping him outside the top 15; with less than 40 laps to go, Kligerman lost a lap to eventual race winner Kevin Harvick. A caution late in the race allowed Kligerman to take the "wave around" and return to the lead lap, starting 18th on the final restart with 12 laps to go. Kligerman worked his way past two more competitors to secure the 16th-place finish.
"We ended up 16th - it just wasn't our night," said Kligerman. "We really probably had a car that I felt like was a top-10 and during the first portion of the race we got into the top-10 and started to stay there and then we're not sure if something broke or something happened, but we really were then relegated back to about an 18th-place car. We were able to salvage a 16th at the end. We're not sure what happened, but we'll be sure to inspect everything. None of these guys gave up and we salvaged at least a better finish than we ran there at the end. We'll move on to Richmond where we just recently tested and had a good test, so hopefully we can go out there and have a good run."
Harvick was followed across the finish line by KBM owner Kyle Busch. Sam Hornish Jr., Kasey Kahne and Kyle Larson completed the top five.
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