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Matt Crafton had a shot to score a breakthrough NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win at Bristol Motor Speedway in Wednesday night's 16th UNOH 200, but after a typically spectacular Bristol finish, Crafton was relieved to come home 10th.Crafton's crew chief Carl "Junior" Joiner and his crew turned a No. 88 Great Lakes Wood Floors / Menards Toyota that wasn't very good in the day's opening practice, where it ran 19th, into a Tundra that qualified sixth and ran in the top five for virtually the entire race.In the end, Crafton's aggressive run to 10th enabled him to remain the only Truck Series driver that's scored a top-10 finish in all 13 races this season. But Crafton's championship lead did shrink slightly, to 49 points over defending series champion James Buescher, who finished seventh and jumped over Jeb Burton in the standings in the process.But Crafton's finish could've easily been a lot worse, as he knew Bristol could produce."...
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