They said it

Reid Spencer - NASCAR Wire Service Friday, Dec 05 1603

"It don't even seem real." -- Dale Earnhardt Jr., in accepting the Myers Brothers Award.

"It's hard to believe they've been together three years longer than I've been alive." -- Sunoco Rookie of the Year Kyle Larson on Chip Ganassi Racing's 25-year relationship with sponsor Target.

"I want to thank everybody at Sherwin Williams for this award -- and for making me feel a little bit less like a loser today." -- Matt Kenseth, winless in 2014 after seven victories a year earlier, in accepting the Sherwin Williams Fastest Lap Award.

"This format and this style is really something I've taken a liking to." -- Brad Keselowski on the knockout qualifying system, after winning the Coors Light Pole Award