MATT CRAFTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Matt Crafton’s Bid For Third Championship Ends in Disappointment

By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor HOMESTEAD, Fla. — For the first 110 laps of Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, it looked like Matt Crafton, who drives the No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra had his third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship all sewed up. But over the final 24 laps of the season-ending Championship race, the handling went away...
Via Motorsports Tribune
6 days ago

Vote now: Who will win tonight's NCWTS championship?

In the first season of the Chase for the Championship in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, it's down to four drivers -- Johnny Sauter, Matt Crafton, Christopher Bell, and Timothy Peters -- competing for the championship tonight at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the Ford Ecoboost 200 at 8:00 p.m. (FS1)We want to know who you think will go home with the Truck Series championship...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Matt Crafton enters new territory, and old, for Truck Series finale at Homestead

Matt Crafton has been here previously, on the precipice of a Camping World Truck Series championship entering the final weekend of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway.This time, however, it’s much different. And Crafton knows it.This time, Crafton is one of four series drivers with an equal shot at the title entering Friday night’s title tilt in the Ford EcoBoost 200 at the...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

Crafton’s Championship Hopes Take a Hit at Talladega

HHP/Rusty Jarrett Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 October 24, 2015 Heading into the race weekend at Talladega, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship points race was a close affair between Erik Jones, Matt Crafton, and Tyler Reddick, but for one of the contenders, the wild card nature of racing at Talladega would prove to be detrimental to his championship...
Via Motor Racing Digest
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Crafton Heads to Sin City Looking to Hit the Jackpot

Credit: Jennifer Coleman/NKP Posted By: Brian Eberly – Follow at @beberly18 September 29, 2015 The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to ‘Sin City’ this weekend for the Rhino Linings 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Matt Crafton has 14 starts at the 1.5-mile track, the most of any driver in the series, but has yet to visit victory lane. Statistically, the veteran Crafton...
Via Motor Racing Digest
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Matt Crafton Looks To Close Gap on Championship at CTMP

Continuing his trend of being consistent on a week-to-week basis, Matt Crafton has once again put himself in championship contention for the third straight season. The ThorSport Racing driver has won the championship the previous two years, and will look to close the gap on a third this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. “Racing at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park is a lot...
Via On Pit Road
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Battle Round Michigan: Truex’s season, snapping the next winless streak and Crafton’s Championship hopes

HHP/Harold Hinson Submitted by Matt Lovisa (follow on Twitter) Contributions by MRD Staff Writers June 10, 2015 HHP/Andrew Coppley Question 1: In recent memory, there has not been a win as popular in the NASCAR garage as Martin Truex Jr.’s win at Pocono on Sunday. What does this victory mean for Truex Jr.’s season and career? Kyle Brandt: It has been a long time coming. Obviously...
Via Motor Racing Digest
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Truckin’ Tuesday: Championship Caliber Crafton, Jones Frustrated, Rough Road for Reddick, Top Finish for Townley

(HHP/Gregg Ellman) Posted By: Brian Eberly – Follow at @beberly18 June 9, 2015 My new weekly column this season will feature notables and quotables from around the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series every Tuesday during the 2015 season. Crafton Continues Championship Caliber Season Matt Crafton earned his third victory of the 2015 season by leading a race-high 77 laps en route...
Via Motor Racing Digest
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Matt Crafton Dominates WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) at Texas

On Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway, Matt Crafton would dominate, leading 77 laps en route to scoring the victory in the WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k). For the points leader, it marks his eighth career victory and third of the season thus far. It also allows him to extend his points lead to 25 points over Tyler Reddick. Starting in the second spot, Crafton swapped...
Via On Pit Road
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Crafton wins truck race at Texas again, holds off Suarez

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Matt Crafton held off a hard-charging Daniel Saurez on two late restarts to win the NASCAR Truck Series race in Texas on Friday night. The final restart came with two laps left in the scheduled 167-lap race. Crafton and Saurez were pretty much side-by-side until Crafton was able to get clear out of the fourth turn and stay in front the final lap. It was the...
Via Associated Press
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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