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Johnny Sauter's ThorSport Racing team showed a true champion's resilience this weekend at Kansas Speedway as, despite having no qualifying or drafting practice on one of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' fastest racetracks, Sauter qualified and finished in the top five.   Sauter's fifth-place finish Saturday in the SFP 250 in his No. 98 Carolina Nut Co. / Curb Records Toyota, behind race-winning teammate Matt Crafton's No. 88 Ideal Door / Menards Tundra, put ThorSport into a one-two position in the championship for the first time in the organization's 18-year history -- with Sauter currently 12 points clear of Crafton.   The likelihood of Sauter contending looked bleak when he missed a shift leaving pit road on his sixth lap in Happy Hour Friday, over-revving the engine and breaking a valve spring. The breakage necessitated an engine change and on account of that, Sauter's first lap on the racetrack with the new Triad Engine Technologies powerplant...
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