Grant Enfinger – 2017 Chicago Recap

Race Recap

Grant Enfinger, driver of the No. 98 Jive Communications Toyota Tundra finished a track-best fifth in Friday night’s TheHouse.com 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. Although the Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender did not qualify for the Playoffs, Enfinger has been the most consistent non-winner over the course of the 16 race, regular season, with seven top-five and 10 top-10 finishes.

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Quote:

“You know, overall we just got beat, it’s as simple as that. Everyone standing behind me worked their tails off and deserved to be in the playoffs. We brought a winning combination to two or three races and you know, the stars didn’t align for us to get a win. We had 16 chances overall, and I’m proud of the effort. We had some really solid finishes. We didn’t qualify well at times and we didn’t finish off races like we needed to. Therefore, we fought track position issues at times this year. But we were contenders, and that’s what we were tonight. We brought her home fifth and we’re still going to try and win races.”

Team Information:
Started: 8th
Finished: 5th
Laps: 150/150
Laps Led: 0
Status: Running
Driver Points: 10th
Owner Points: 12th

Notes:

  • In 16 starts in 2017, the ThorSport Racing driver has led 23 laps en route to seven top-five, and 10 top-10 finishes.
  • In 30 career NCWTS starts, Enfinger has one pole, one win, and has led 73 laps en route to nine top-five, and 15 top-10 finishes.
  • Up Next: The UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, September 23 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
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