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Jun 27
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Matt Crafton Skirts His Way To A Sixth-Place Finish At Kentucky Speedway

2014 NCWTS Driver Matt Crafton - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images Sparta, KY. (June 26, 2014) - Matt Crafton and the No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards team entered the eighth race on the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) schedule at Kentucky Speedway looking for redemption following a season-worst 26th-place finish at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill. Crafton endured a "wicked loose" Toyota Tundra and a broken side skirt, which plagued the handling of the Menard's yellow machine in the opening laps. The ThorSport Racing driver was able to persevere and rebounded in style with a sixth-place finish in Thursday night's UNOH 225. The solid effort was the 2013 reigning series champions' 11th top-10 finish at Kentucky Speedway, the most of any other driver in the series. Starting 11th, Crafton ... FULL STORY »

Jeb Burton Hoping To Get Lucky In Kentucky

Jeb Burton (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) Race Information: Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Race: 8 of 22 Track: Kentucky Speedway Track Details: 1.5-mile oval Distance: 150 laps / 225 miles Team Information: Current Driver Point Standings: 10th ... FULL STORY »

Matt Crafton Looks To Get Back In The Saddle At Kentucky Speedway

2014 NCWTS Driver Matt Crafton - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images Race Information: Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Race: 8 of 22 Track: Kentucky Speedway Track Details: 1.5-mile oval Distance: 150 laps / 225 miles Team Information: Current Driver Point Standings: 2nd ... FULL STORY »

Johnny Sauter Riding High Into Kentucky

Johnny Sauter (Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore / Getty Images) Race Information: Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Race: 8 of 22 Track: Kentucky Speedway Track Details: 1.5-mile oval Distance: 150 laps / 225 miles Team Information: Current Driver Point Standings: 1st Current ... FULL STORY »

Johnny Sauter seizes Truck Series lead with solid Gateway effort

Johnny Sauter, No. 98 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff / Curb Records Toyota Tundra MADISON, Ill. (June 14, 2014) -- Johnny Sauter leaned heavily Saturday night on his successful NASCAR Camping World Truck Series legacy at Gateway Motorsports Park in the Drivin' For Linemen 200 and the result was a fourth-place finish for his ... FULL STORY »

Matt Crafton’s title defense hits another pothole at Gateway

Matt Crafton (Photo Credit: Kyle Rivas / Getty Images) MADISON, Ill. (June 14, 2014) -- Nothing about Saturday night's Drivin' For Linemen 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park would lead Matt Crafton to think he can't defend his 2013 drivers' championship with his ... FULL STORY »

Jeb Burton’s bad-luck Truck Series run continues at Gateway

Jeb Burton (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) MADISON, Ill. (June 14, 2014) -- Jeb Burton's terrible run of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series luck with his No. 13 Estes / Carolina Nut Co. Toyota Tundra continued Saturday night at Gateway Motorsports Park in the Drivin' For Linemen ... FULL STORY »



2014 NCWTS Driver Justin Lofton waves to crowd - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.13.14
Justin Lofton, with a lap speed of 136.753 m.p.h., was the fastest Friday evening during the second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NSCS) Drivin' for Linemen 200 practice session at Gateway Motorsports Park. Last week's winner and the current series points leader, Matt Crafton, was second fastest with a lap speed ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton (Photo Credit: Kyle Rivas / Getty Images)
Matt Crafton hoping Gateway affinity translates to positive return
Posted 06.13.14
MADISON, Ill. (June 12, 2014) -- Matt Crafton's had some pretty serious success in 10 previous NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at the unique 1.25-mile oval at Gateway Motorsports Park outside St. Louis. But Saturday night Crafton's hoping he and his No. 88 Ideal Door / Menards Toyota Tundra ...FULL STORY »
Johnny Sauter (Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore / Getty Images)
Johnny Sauter rallies into seventh in WinStar 400 ‘fuel lottery’
Posted 06.08.14
FORTH WORTH, Texas (June 6, 2014) -- Lacking a few liters of fuel made Johnny Sauter scramble for a seventh-place finish in his No. 98 Nextant Aerospace / Curb Records Toyota Tundra Friday night in the 18th annual WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ...FULL STORY »
Jeb Burton (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images)
Jeb Burton ‘fuels short’ in attempt to defend Texas Truck race win
Posted 06.08.14
FORT WORTH, Texas (June 6, 2014) -- Jeb Burton had an up-and-down day Friday with his No. 13 Estes Toyota Tundra at Texas Motor Speedway, capped by a 12th-place finish for the race's defending champion in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. "On performance alone, ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton Wins WinStar World Casino & Resort 400
Matt Crafton has spectacular Texas rebound; Retakes point lead
Posted 06.07.14
FORT WORTH, Texas (June 6, 2014) -- Matt Crafton rebounded in the best way possible from a grinding wreck a week ago at Dover by winning Friday night's 18th annual NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 in his No. 88 Slim Jim / Menards ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Slim Jim/Menards Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 6, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Matt Crafton gets breakthrough truck series win at Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 06.07.14
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Matt Crafton put a definitive end to his 13-year/26-race winless streak at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, steamrolling the field while stretching his fuel mileage en route to a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory in the 18th annual WinStar World Casino 400. Crafton and crew chief ...FULL STORY »
Fuel Mileage Shuffles Truck Series Finish At Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 06.07.14
Matt Crafton won the 18th annual WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, but in a season that has been flooded by cautions, a long green-flag run preempted, with the finishing order seeing some new, yet some welcomed fresh faces across the rundown. While Crafton ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Slim Jim/Menards Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 6, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Crafton Wins WinStar World Casino & Resort 400
Posted 06.07.14
FORT WORTH, Texas (June 6, 2014) - Defending NASCAR Camping World Truck SerIes champion Matt Crafton led a career-best 118 laps to propel him to victoryFriday evening in the WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. After 26 previous starts and three near misses with runner-up finishes, Crafton (No. 88 ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Slim Jim/Menards Toyota, races during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 6, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas.- Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 06.06.14
The defending 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) champion, Matt Crafton, took over the series' points lead Friday night, as he won the WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) at Texas Motor Speedway in dominate fashion. Crafton, who led the most laps - 118 out of 167, received his second ...FULL STORY »


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