Grant Enfinger welcomes Champion Power Equipment back to his No. 98 Ford F-150 this season. It’s Champion’s seventh consecutive season with Enfinger and fourth with ThorSport Racing.
In Enfinger’s five previous Gander Trucks starts at Daytona, he has started on the pole in 2016, series track-best, and drove to a track-best second-place finish in last year’s race
ThorSport Racing is celebrating 25 years in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series this season. In celebration, all four of the ThorSport Ford F-150’s will have a special silver paint scheme to commemorate the teams Silver Anniversary.
Since its inception, the Sandusky, Ohio-based team has tallied 12 consecutive seasons with at least one win in Gander Trucks and has wheeled to Victory Lane a total of 30 times in the series with Terry Cook, Matt Crafton, Johnny Sauter, Ben Rhodes, Grant Enfinger, and Chase Briscoe.
ThorSport Racing has a combined four driver’ championships — one in the ARCA Menards Series with 10-time champion Frank Kimmel and three in the Gander Trucks all with Matt Crafton.
Over the years, ThorSport has captured three Gander Trucks Rookie of the Year titles with Myatt Snider (2018), Johnny Sauter (2009), and Willie Allen (2007).
The top two drivers with the most consecutive starts in Gander Trucks history have been behind the wheel of a ThorSport truck. Active driver Matt Crafton, who currently holds the record with 453 starts, and Terry Cook with 296 starts who began his career at ThorSport Racing.
Crew Chief: Jeff Hensley
2019 Driver Point Standings: 7th
2019 Owner Point Standings: 7th
Spotter: Chris Lambert
Enfinger’s Daytona Stats:
Highest start: 1st (2016)
Highest finish: 2nd (2019)
Last race finish: 2nd
Laps led: 6
Top-five finishes: 1
Top-10 finishes: 2
Average start: 9.0
Average finish: 11.2
Laps completed: 517/520