Cameron Hayley – 2016 Martinsville Recap

Oct 30, 2016

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ma4_7151Race Information:
Started: 8th
Finished: 11th
Laps: 200/200
Laps Led: 0
Status: Running
2016 Driver Points: 11th
2016 Owner Points: 12th

Cameron Hayley Race Recap:

Cameron Hayley, driver of the No. 13 RIDE TV Toyota Tundra, made his fourth career start at Martinsville Speedway in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions. Starting eighth, the ThorSport Racing driver maintained a top-10 running position throughout the 200-lap event, fighting a tight RIDE TV Toyota Tundra, and brake issues. Crew chief Eddie Troconis brought the Calgary, Alberta, Canada native to pit road at laps 51 and 109, for four tires, fuel, and adjustments, and for the final time on lap 150 for two tires, and fuel. Restarting eighth, Hayley maintained his position inside the top-10 until contact with the 17 truck, with 25 laps remaining, cost the ThorSport Racing driver valuable track position. Hayley fell as far back as 15th, but was able to fight his way back to an 11th-place finish behind race winner, Johnny Sauter.

Cameron Hayley Quote:

“We had a really good RIDE TV Toyota Tundra – struggled with brakes all day, which made it really difficult. The handling was great, we just couldn’t get in the corner because of the breaks. Overall, a good run for us, it’s just Martinsville.”

News & Notes:

  • The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) had two practice sessions on Friday afternoon in preparation for Saturday’s Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway. Cameron Hayley was 2nd, and 17th in both sessions, respectively.
  • Making his fourth NCWTS start at the .529-mile paperclip, Hayley started 8th, ran as high as third, and finished 11th.
  • In four starts at Martinsville Speedway, Hayley has led 11 laps en route to one top-five, and two top-10 finishes.
  • In 20 NCWTS starts in 2016, Hayley has led 21 laps en route to five top-five, and nine top-10 finishes.
  • In 46 career NCWTS starts, Hayley has led 99 laps en route to nine top-five and 24 top-10 finishes.
  • Hayley’s ThorSport Racing teammates finished 17th (Crafton), 19th (Rhodes), and 24th (Abreu).
  • Up Next: The Longhorn 350 at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday, November 4, 2016.