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Johnny Sauter led the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series standings for 10 weeks in 2011 before finishing second to Austin Dillon, so more than anyone at ThorSport Racing Sauter knows the value of momentum.
It's why the Wisconsin native is stoked to arrive at Martinsville Speedway for Saturday's Kroger 250 with the series' points lead -- by six over multiple champion Ron Hornaday Jr. -- six weeks after Sauter won the Daytona season opener in ThorSport's No. 98 Carolina Nut Co. / Curb Records Toyota.
The fact Sauter won this race in 2011, bumping Sprint Cup superstar Kyle Busch out of the way in the process to do it, only emphasizes what NASCAR's smallest track can mean for Sauter's season.
"Martinsville is a place that we've won before and ultimately a place we need to go and capitalize," Sauter said. "We need to put our best effort forth and try to not only win the race but hopefully extend the points lead.
"Like any race, a lot...
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SANDUSKY, Ohio (April 3, 2013) — Johnny Sauter led the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series standings for 10 weeks in 2011 before finishing second to Austin Dillon, so more than anyone at ThorSport Racing Sauter knows the value of momentum.
It’s why the Wisconsin native is stoked to arrive at Martinsville Speedway for Saturday’s Kroger 250 with the series’ points lead — by...
More than a month has flown by since the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series hit the track at Daytona for the season opener. But this Saturday, the trucks awake from their slumber to pound the pavement at Martinsville for the Kroger 250 (1:30 p.m. ET, SPEED).
When the trucks arrive at the short track, Daytona champion Johnny Sauter will bring with him a six-point lead over Ron Hornaday...
The Trucks are back this weekend at Martinsville as they compete in their second race of the season. It has been five weeks since the Trucks competed at Daytona and now, they’re back to get their season going again. When we were in Daytona, Johnny Sauter brought home the trophy after a last lap crash prevented the race from ending under green. That means, Sauter is still on top...