MATT CRAFTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Christie: Could Matt Crafton Win The Sprint Cup Race In Las Vegas?

Matt Crafton has never made a start in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, but he may very well do so on Sunday as Paul Menard…
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Crafton relishes Truck Series title

When he took the green flag to start Friday night's Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Matt Crafton officially became the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion. And all it took was 13 years of trying and a record 316 Truck Series starts. But when his time came, Crafton stepped up in a big way. The 37-year-old Tulare, Calif. native dominated the Truck Series...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Crafton champion: Kyle wins

Matt Crafton's season finale was far from a stress-free drive. Crafton won the NASCAR Truck Series championship even before the green flag dropped Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway. With a nearly insurmountable 46-point lead over Ty Dillon, all Crafton needed to do was start the 200-mile finale to secure his first series championship in 13 seasons. So when his engine...
Via Fox Sports
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Crafton wins NASCAR Truck Series championship

Matt Crafton has won the NASCAR Truck Series championship, his first in 13 seasons. Crafton only needed to start the 200-mile season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday night to win the title. So when his engine fired and he took the track, it was official even before the green flag dropped. Crafton essentially wrapped up the championship last week at Phoenix. He entered...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jones, 17, wins trucks race at PIR; Crafton nears title

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Matt Crafton took all the drama out of the Truck Series championship Friday night with a solid finish at Phoenix International Raceway. He also left the hard racing to kids at the front of the pack. Erik Jones became the youngest winner in series history, racing to his first win on NASCAR's national level, at 17 years and 4 months. He broke the mark...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Crafton focused on clinching title

Matt Crafton has a chance Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway to wrap up the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series title a week early. For the veteran driver, who has led the truck standings since mid-April, early can't come soon enough. Despite enjoying an amazing season highlighted by a win at Kansas Speedway and 18 top-10 finishes in 20 races, Crafton is ready for the...
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Crafton North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Race Preview

SANDUSKY, Ohio – Matt Crafton’s led the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ championship standings a few times in his career, but heading into Friday evening’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway with his No. 88 Fisher Nuts / Menards Toyota atop the points could come at no better time for Crafton. First, he and wife Ashley celebrated the birth...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Crafton holds off Joey Coulter for Truck Series win at Kansas

Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series SFP 250 at Kansas Speedway on April 20, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images) By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service   KANSAS CITY, Kan.—Matt Crafton held off Joey Coulter in a thrilling 25-lap green-flag run to the...
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April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

TRUCKS: Crafton Crafts Fastest Lap

Matt Crafton led the second round of practice for Saturday's Truck race at Chicago...
Via Speed Network
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Crafton American Ethanol 225 Race Preview

Sandusky, OH  - Matt Crafton, driving the No. 88 Schrock Cabinetry/Menards Toyota Tundra, heads to Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday July 21st. This will be Crafton’s 4th start at this venue, including one pole and two top ten finishes. Currently Matt is one point out of the 5th position in the driver point standings and has his eye on obtaining that spot this weekend.   “Chicagoland...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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