Cameron Hayley – 2016 Pocono Preview

2016-Cameraon-Hayley-smTeam Information:
Crew Chief: Eddie Troconis
Manufacturer: Toyota
Engine: Triad Racing Technologies
2016 Driver Point Standings: 10th
2016 Owner Point Standings: 10th

Sounding Off – Cameron Hayley:

You had a solid run in your track debut at Pocono last year. What do you remember about the race that you can apply this weekend?
“Well, all I can remember is that practice and qualifying were terrible for us, I think I qualified like 16th, it was bad. We made a ton of adjustments for the race, and I ended up working my way through the field. On that final restart, I found myself second, restarting next to Kyle Busch. I was like ‘wow, we’ve come along ways.’ We had a good restart, held off Austin Dillon, but Harvick got by me. I mean, we were in the midst of all the Cup drivers, and I think if there hadn’t been any cup drivers there, I could’ve won it, but I think it was really cool to get that experience.”

News & Notes:
Chassis Chatter… The No. 13 ThorSport Racing team will unload chassis No. 35 for Saturday’s Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway. This is the same chassis Hayley piloted to a career-best second-place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and a 19th-place finish at Kanas Speedway earlier this season.
• Please Welcome… Blakely Elizabeth Hayley, born on Friday, July 22 at 9:42am. Ms. Blakely was 8lbs, 8oz., and 22 inches long.
• In The Loop – Pocono… According to NASCAR’s Loop Data Statistics, Hayley is ranked fourth in Average Running Position (7.5), and sixth in Driver Rating (100.8).
• Rearview Mirror – Pocono… Making his 10th track debut at Pocono Raceway, in 12 NCWTS races in 2015, Hayley earned his career-best finish, at the time, of fourth in the Pocono Mountains 150.
• Rearview Mirror – Eldora… Making his second start at Eldora Speedway in the NCWTS, Hayley started 20th, ran as high as fourth, and finished a track-best seventh in the 4th annual event at the “Big E.”

Hayley’s Pocono NCWTS Stats:
• One start (2015)
• 69 of 69 laps completed (100%)
• Started: 16th
• Finished: 4th
• Laps Led: 0

Hayley’s 2016 NCWTS Stats:
• Starts: 11
• Top-5 Finishes: 2
• Top-10 Finishes: 5
• Best Start: 2nd (Iowa Speedway)
• Best Finish: 2nd (Atlanta)
• Lap Completed 1792 of 1816 (98.7%)
• Laps Led: 21
• Average Start: 10.4
• Average Finish: 13.4

Hayley’s Career NCWTS stats:
• Starts: 37 since 2014
• First full-time season: 2015
• Top-5 Finishes: 6
• Top-10 Finishes: 20
• Laps Completed: 5513
• Laps Led: 99
• Avg. Start: 8.8
• Avg. Finish: 11.5
• Best start: 2nd, Loudon (2014), Martinsville (Oct., 2015), and Iowa (2016)
• Best finish: 2nd, Atlanta Motor Speedway (2016)

Hayley’s 2015 NCWTS Stats:
• Finished sixth in the driver point standings
• Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender
• Four top-five finishes
• 13 top-10 finishes
• 78 laps led
• Best start: 2nd (Martinsville, October)
• Best finish: 3rd (Martinsville, October)

Race Information:
Date: Saturday, July 30, 3016
Time: 1:00pm ET on FOX Sports 1, and MRN Radio
Track: 2.5-mile tri-oval
Distance: 60 laps/150 miles

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