Todd Bodine has a winning history at Rockingham Speedway and with his first two races this season with ThorSport Racing giving him the anticipation that a victory is right around the next left-hand turn, Bodine's got a good feeling about Sunday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' second annual Carolina Education Lottery 200 at The Rock presented by Cheerwine.
Bodine has 35 career starts at Rockingham across NASCAR's three national tours, with two Busch Series wins, the predecessor of the Nationwide Series, in 1995 and 2001, 11 top-10 starts and 13 top-10 finishes.
As if that experience with Rockingham's notoriously abrasive track surface wasn't important enough, Bodine has the more recent experience of tire strategy and management at Martinsville last weekend -- when crew chief Jeriod Prince hatched a masterful plan to put Bodine in position to take advantage of fresh rubber on his No. 13 SealMaster Toyota with about 30 laps to go.
The strategy would...