Grant Enfinger – 2019 Atlanta Preview

Team Info/Stats: 
Crew Chief: Jeff Hensley
2019 Driver Point Standings: 2nd
2019 Owner Point Standings: 2nd
Spotter: Chris Lambert
News and Notes:
  • Take Me Back – Daytona: The Curb Records driver started the NextEra Energy Resources 250 from the fifth position, finishing fifth in Stage 1, and sixth in Stage 2. Unfortunately, the No. 98 Ford F-150 was involved in an incident on lap 55 and ultimately went two laps down to the race leaders, with less than 30 laps to go in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. However, with a little bit of luck, and a never give-up attitude, Enfinger was able to get back on the lead lap, as the race went into overtime, and finished a track-best second to race winner, Austin Hill.
  • Truck Series Stats: Enfinger has 61 career NGOTS starts to his credit. His success includes three poles, and 271 laps led en route to two wins, 19 top-five and 36 top-10 finishes.
  • Catch Grant at Atlanta: Enfinger will participate in a Q&A at the Fan Stage in the Fan Zone at AMS at 12 p.m. ET, on Saturday, Feb. 23.
Chatting with Grant:
 
How does your second-place finish at Daytona last week hurt or help you going into Atlanta, and the 2019 NGOTS season?
“We always go to the race track to win, but a second-place finish last week, after all that happened at Daytona, is a good thing. It’ll definitely help us as we get going because we can use that to start building some momentum for the season.”
You’ve had three top-10 finishes in three starts at Atlanta. Is the worn-out AMS track, a track you enjoy racing on? 

“Atlanta is definitely a track that I look forward to. It’s so rough and abrasive that you have your hands full the entire time. We had a decent truck there last year, on old tires, but we’ve made a lot of improvements on our mile-and-a-half program at ThorSport Racing, since then. I feel like we will unload with a good Champion Power Equipment/Curb Records Ford F-150 and be in contention for a win on Saturday.” 

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