Crafton on Pole at Martinsville
0 CommentsPosted by THL on October 29, 2011 under Pre Race, Truck Series News
Pos Trk Driver Team Time Speed Row 1: 1 88 Matt Crafton Roto-Rooter / Menards Chevrolet 19.653 96.352 2 33 Ron Hornaday Jr. Steak-Umm Steaks / Chastity Baker Chevrolet 19.679 96.224 Row 2: 3 18 Denny Hamlin(i) Toyota / Traxxas Toyota 19.684 96.200 4 13 Johnny Sauter SafeAuto / Curb Records Chevrolet 19.692 96.161 Row 3: 5 31 James Buescher Wolfpack Rentals Chevrolet 19.697 96.136 ... more.
Crafton Nabs Truck Pole at Michigan
0 CommentsPosted by THL on August 20, 2011 under Pre Race, THL Highlights, Truck Series News
Driver Date Time Speed Track Race Record: Brendan Gaughan 07/26/03 01:17:54 154.044 Pos Trk Driver Team Time Speed Row 1: 1 88 Matt Crafton Schrock / Menards Chevrolet 40.566 177.489 2 5 Todd Bodine International Trucks / Monaco RV Toyota 40.612 177.288 Row 2: 3 33 Ron Hornaday Champion Chevrolet 40.629 177.213 4 32 Mark Martin (i) EXIDE Batteries Chevrolet 40.638 177.174 Row... more.
Unofficial Race Results from Iowa-Crafton Wins!
0 CommentsPosted by THL on July 17, 2011 under Post Race, Truck Series News
Fin Str Trk Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Driver Rating Winnings Status Tms Laps 1 11 88 Matt Crafton Menards / Ideal Door Chevrolet 200 47 4 119.0 $38,850 Running 2 39 2 5 3 Austin Dillon Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet 200 44 2 144.5 $24,225 Running 2 127 3 1 2 David Mayhew MMI Chevrolet 200 42 1 118.0 $19,875 Running 1 21 4 6 13 Johnny Sauter Safe Auto/Curb Records/Karl Chevrolet ... more.
NCWTS Race Recap: Crafton wins Coca- Cola 200 at Iowa
0 CommentsPosted by THL on July 16, 2011 under Post Race, THL Highlights, Truck Series News
Matt Crafton won Saturday night's Coca-Cola 200 at Iowa Speedway, holding off a determined Austin Dillon in the closing laps for his second career win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Crafton snapped a 79-race winless streak with his victory. His previous win came May 16, 2008, at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Crafton started the race 11th and ran inside the top 10 for the entire race. Foll... more.
First Practice Results from Dover-Crafton Quickest
0 CommentsPosted by THL on May 12, 2011 under Pre Race, Team PR, Truck Series News
Pos Trk Driver Team Time Speed Lap # # Laps -Fastest -Next 1 88 Matt Crafton Menards/CertainTeed Chevrolet 23.497 153.211 5 23 ---.--- ---.--- 2 33 Ron Hornaday Jr. Utz Snacks Chevrolet 23.497 153.211 2 14 -0.000 -0.000 3 18 Kyle Busch(i) Traxxas Toyota 23.503 153.172 1 28 -0.006 -0.006 4 60 Cole Whitt # Red Bull/Fuel Doct... more.
Matt Crafton and No. 88 News Heading Into Dover
0 CommentsPosted by THL on under Pre Race, Team PR, Truck Series News
Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Menards/Certainteed Chevrolet Silverado, makes his eleventh NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Dover International Speedway on Friday, May 13th for ThorSport Racing. With four top ten finishes and his best finish of fifth in 2008 for Crafton, currently third in driver points, he feels as ready as he'll ever be to take on the "Monster Mile... more.
Matt Crafton-Consistency, Championships & Long-Term Relationships
0 CommentsPosted by THL on March 11, 2011 under Pre Race, Team PR, Truck Series News
Matt Crafton will make his 250th consecutive start this Saturday at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Too Tough to Tame 200 at Darlington Raceway. The Tulare, Calif. veteran, driver of the No. 88 Menards/Tarkett Chevrolet Silverado, holds a single-point lead in series point standings over Clay Rogers. Driving for the series' longest tenured active owner, ThorSport Racing ... more.
Crafton and the No. 88 Menards/Ideal Door Team Collect a Top-10 & Bank the Top Driver Points Spot
0 CommentsPosted by THL on February 28, 2011 under Post Race, Team PR, Truck Series News
ThorSport Racing's No. 88 Menards/Ideal Door team showcased their talents at Phoenix International Raceway and proved that they were a team in the Championship running this year by demonstrating a solid performance and bringing home a seventh-place finish in the 2011 Lucas Oil 150. Matt Crafton lined up the No. 88 Menards/Ideal Door Chevrolet Silverado in the 6th position and ran as high ... more.
Crafton Returns to Favorite Track, and Coaching Pastrana at PIR
0 CommentsPosted by THL on February 23, 2011 under Pre Race, Team PR, Truck Series News
Matt Crafton returns to his favorite racetrack - Phoenix International Raceway - this week with the Menards/Ideal Door team. It's his favorite for a reason - his 11th visit in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series comes with a lot of street credibility. In his ten appearances, he's had three top 5 finishes and four top 10s. In 2010, he started second and finished fourth. ... more.
Matt Crafton, No. 88 Truck Daytona Recap
0 CommentsPosted by THL on February 21, 2011 under Post Race, Team PR, Truck Series News
Despite a demolition derby-style season opener at Daytona International Speedway's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 - and being involved in one of the three "big ones" of the night - wheelman Matt Crafton was able to run as high as first, as well as bring home his No. 88 Menards/Herculiner Chevrolet Silverado to a top-10 finish at the checkers. The... more.
Matt Crafton back with Menards for 2011
0 CommentsPosted by THL on February 4, 2011 under Team PR, Truck Series News
Matt Crafton is ready. His fleet of No. 88 Menards / SealBest Chevrolets is ready. His crew is ready. All they need is to see the first green flag of the 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. After finishing second in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series standings in 2009, Crafton was pegged as a favorite for the 2010 series championship. Looking at his performance in the No. 88 Me... more.
Matt Crafton Kentucky Express Notes
0 CommentsPosted by THL on September 2, 2010 under Pre Race, Truck Series News
Matt Crafton is ready to close down a nine-races-in-eight-weeks stretch by chasing the checkered flag at one of his favorite tracks: Kentucky Speedway. Crafton scored his eighth consecutive top-ten finish at Chicagoland Speedway last Friday, and he has been strong at Kentucky in the past. Crafton and his Bud Haefele-led team have arguably had the best truck at Kentucky in each of the past two race... more.
Matt Crafton No. 88 Menards / Ideal Door Chevrolet Express Notes: CampingWorld.com 200 at Gateway
0 CommentsPosted by THL on July 15, 2010 under Pre Race, Truck Series News
After four races in which Lady Luck wasn’t on his side, Matt Crafton and the No. 88 Menards Chevy team finally got the monkey off their collective back with a solid third-place finish in last week’s Lucas Oil 200 at Iowa Speedway. Crafton carries that momentum back to Gateway, where he nearly had last season’s race won until two controversial incidents with Todd Bodine and Ron Hornaday while... more.
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