Remember the old saw about old age and treachery overcoming youth and skill every time? It surely will be put to the test during Saturday night's American Ethanol 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway.
Representing the veteran contingent is series points leader Matt Crafton, who has posted top-10 finishes in all eight Truck Series races run so far this year.
Crafton, who has an average finish of 4.4 in five prior Iowa starts, figures to be one of the men to beat during Saturday night's race, which will be televised on SPEED starting with qualifying at 7 p.m. ET. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Setup follows at 8 p.m., with live race coverage at 8:30 p.m.
"We've been pretty good at Iowa, and I think it's really because that track just fits my driving style," said Crafton, who will pilot the No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Chevrolet. "Iowa just doesn't drive like a short track, even though it's less than a mile. You might think I'm crazy, but to me it drives more ...