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NCWTS: Matt Crafton leads first practice for Ford 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

On the verge of making NASCAR Camping World Truck Series history, Matt Crafton would lead first practice for the Ford 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. As long as Crafton finishes 21st or better on Friday night, he will win his second straight series Championship. Brad Keselowski Racing teammates Tyler Reddick and Ryan Blaney would time in second and third. Reddick ended up second...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Matt Crafton Escapes Texas With Point Lead

FORT WORTH, Tex. – Friday night under the lights at the Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) for the WinStar Casino & Resort 350 Matt Crafton started third in his Goof Off/Menards No. 88 Toyota. After a caution on lap 22 for Norm Benning, all of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) drivers were on pit road and it was Crafton that came out first. However, Crafton wasn’t able...
Via Rubbings Racing
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Point Leader Matt Crafton Not Focused On Points Racing

FORT WORTH, Tex. — Matt Crafton utilized robot-esque consistency last season to capture his first-ever NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship, but ultimately ‘points racing’ is what led to his ThorSport Racing team missing out on the owner’s championship. With his first set of championship hardware already on the mantle, Crafton has taken a completely different approach...
Via Rubbings Racing
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Crafton remains point leader after a 14th place finish at Talladega

Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota Tundra entered Saturday afternoon's fred's 250 at Talladega Superspeedway with a 19 point lead in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver point standings. Although the defending champion endured an up and down kind of day, the ThorSport Racing driver left the "wild card race" with a 14th-place finish and an...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Crafton Fights Back After Starting In Rear

LOUDON N.H. — The driver that stole the show on Saturday afternoon at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway was the 16-year-old who led an outstanding 148 laps and won from pole. That 16-year-old would be Cole Custer who looked to be the only driver to deny Matt Crafton an impressive come from the back victory in the UNOH 175. The trouble for the defending NASCAR Camping World Truck...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Crafton breezes to a second place finish in the Windy City

Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Splash-FVP/Menards Toyota Tundra, had a lot to gain from a solid run in Saturday's rain-delayed Lucas Oil 225 at Chicagoland Speedway. Entering the 15th race on the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) schedule, the ThorSport Racing driver was second in the 2014 driver point standings, a mere seven points behind first-place. Following...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Crafton hoping Gateway affinity translates to positive return

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 team can convert the experience gained through seven top-10 finishes in 10 career...
Via On Pit Road
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Crafton has spectacular Texas rebound; Retakes point lead

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 Toyota Tundra at Texas Motor Speedway. Crafton scored his fifth Truck Series victory in his record-extending 322nd...
Via On Pit Road
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Crafton wins truck race at Texas, results for WinStar 400

Matt Crafton won the sixth race of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season claiming the checkered flag in the WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. Crafton, driving the No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra, finished ahead of second place Justin Lofton to take the victory at the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway. The race began with Justin Lofton on the pole but quickly it became obvious...
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Crafton fired-up about Friday Texas opportunity

SANDUSKY, Ohio (June 4, 2014) — Matt Crafton’s run well enough at Texas Motor Speedway that he has every reason to believe he could end up blasting some six-shooters in Victory Lane next to his No. 88 Slim Jim / Menards Toyota Tundra after Friday night’s 18th annual WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. Crafton, who suffered a jarring crash at Dover last weekend that ended...
Via On Pit Road
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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