Found July 31, 2013 on Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Matt Crafton
For years, Matt Crafton's been the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' "Mr. Consistency," and despite Pocono Raceway's short, three-year history with NASCAR trucks, the "Tricky Triangle" epitomizes Crafton's level of performance with ThorSport Racing. Crafton, who's the only NCWTS driver with 10 top-10 finishes in this season's first 10 races, has a series-best average finish at Pocono of fifth among competitors who've raced all three events. Those kinds of numbers enable Crafton to come into Saturday afternoon's Pocono Mountains 125 in his No. 88 Rip it Energy Fuel / Menards Toyota with a full-race advantage in the standings -- 48 points ahead of leading rookie of the year candidate Jeb Burton. "Flat racetracks really suit my driving style, because you can move around and find speed," Crafton said. "And even though Pocono has three distinctly different corners and you have to compromise what you're doing to the t...
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