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ThorSport’s Sauter, Crafton Eye Records At Rockingham
ThorSport Racing has much to celebrate this weekend in Rockingham, N.C.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ longest, continually operating organization enters the third race of the 2013 season with all three drivers – Johnny Sauter, Matt Crafton and two-time champion Todd Bodine – ranked among the top 10 in the standings.
The Sandusky, Ohio-based Toyota team ran the table at Martinsville Speedway, where Sauter and Crafton finished one-two for the third time since their pairing in 2009.
Points leader Sauter goes for an unprecedented third consecutive victory after joining Mark Martin (2006) as the only competitor to win the season’s first two races.
“This is great to start the year off with two in a row and I couldn’t be prouder,” said Sauter. “We still have 20 races left and there’s a lot that can happen. We just need to keep it all in focus and take it all in stride and go to Rockingham where we finished fourth a year ago and...
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If Johnny Sauter goes on to win the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' championship, he might look back on Saturday's Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway as a critical turning point.
Sauter became the second driver in the 19-year history of the Truck Series to win the first two events of the season, tying the veteran Mark Martin, who accomplished the feat in 2006...
ThorSport Racing driver Johnny Sauter is on the cusp of creating NASCAR history Sunday at Rockingham Speedway. So setting aside the passion that Sauter brings to every second he's practicing his craft, as he prepares to attempt to win his third consecutive NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race to begin this season -- he's just Johnny being Johnny.
And that's a driver...
For a race-winning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver and a former NASCAR touring division champion, Matt Crafton is about as low-key as you can get -- when he's outside the race vehicle...
But when he takes the green flag at Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway for Sunday's NCWTS Carolina Education Lottery 200 at The Rock presented by Cheerwine, Crafton will take sole possession...
Matt Crafton ran out of laps at the end of Saturday's Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway, but in the end Crafton's second-place finish in the second race of the season was notable on several counts.
When Crafton took the green flag in his No. 88 Rip It Energy Fuel / Menards Toyota, it was his 296th consecutive Truck Series start,...
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Matt Crafton ran out of laps at the end of Saturday’s Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway, but in the end Crafton’s second-place finish in the second race of the season was notable on several counts.
When Crafton took the green flag in his No. 88 Rip It Energy Fuel / Menards Toyota, it was his 296th consecutive Truck...
Welcome to the April 10, 2013 edition of Start ‘N’ Park Blog’s Stock Watch. Each week we’ll take a look at who’s rising, falling, and treading water in the world of NASCAR. This stretches all division and all aspects of NASCAR, including drivers, owners, crew members, media and fans. Finding their way onto this week’s watch includes Jimmie Johnson, Martin Truex, Jr.,...
Johnny Sauter leads the point standings by 12 points over Jeb Burton, with Matt Crafton (-17), Ron Hornaday, Jr. (-18), and Darrell Wallace, Jr. (-22) making up the top five. Ryan Sieg, Todd Bodine, Ty Dillon, Miguel Paludo, and Ryan Blaney round out the top ten.