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Matt Crafton was wide-eyed on Pocono Raceway's pit road after the Pocono Mountains 125.
Two green-white-checker attempts while you're running top-five and defending the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship lead will do that to you -- but Crafton was especially relieved to leave this vacation capitol with an eighth-place finish and a largely unscathed No. 88 Rip It Energy Fuel / Menards Toyota.
"Every one of those green-white-checkers was the craziest stuff I've ever seen, to be totally honest," Crafton said, chuckling after the dust had settled, standing next to his truck and crew. "They were wrecking in front of me, beside me -- all over the place. Right before that big wreck (in Turn 1) we were four-wide and I was on the bottom and I was saying, 'I don't know how this is gonna work?' I just had to stay on the gas, but we survived..."
The only damage to Crafton's Tundra was on its left-rear corner, where ThorSport te...
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LONG POND, Penn. – Matt Crafton was wide-eyed on Pocono Raceway’s pit road after the Pocono Mountains 125.
Two green-white-checker attempts while you’re running top-five and defending the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship lead will do that to you — but Crafton was especially relieved to leave this vacation capitol with an eighth-place finish and a largely unscathed...
Matt Crafton has great reason to be all smiles in 2013. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images).
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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, unlike the Sprint Cup Series, does not use a Chase format to decide it’s championship. The sanctioning body may have to rethink that idea in the offseason if Matt Crafton keeps up his current...
Matt Crafton and Johnny Sauter and their ThorSport Racing teams used 140 minutes of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice Friday morning at Pocono Raceway making a lot of changes to their respective Toyota Tundras, and in the end they agreed they were going in the right direction for Saturday's Pocono Mountains 125.
Crafton made 25 laps and strangely enough, made two...
Welcome to the inaugural season of the Start ‘N’ Park Blog Pick ‘Em Challenge. This will take place all year long and will feature our esteemed panel of experts who will pick a winner in the series running that weekend.
For this weekend the Camping World Truck Series and Sprint Cup Series will be at the Pocono Raceway, running the Pocono Mountains 125 and GoBowling.com 400...
Matt Crafton leads the point standings by 52 points over Jeb Burton, with Ryan Blaney (-62), James Buescher (-64), and Ty Dillon (-68) making up the top five. Brendan Gaughan, Miguel Paludo, Timothy Peters, Darrell Wallace, Jr., and Johnny Sauter round out the top ten.