Cameron Hayley, No. 13 Cabinets by Hayley Toyota Tundra
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Race No. 3 of 23
Driver Points: 8th
Owner Points: 11th
Martinsville, Va. (March 29, 2015) – Cameron Hayley, driver of the No. 13 Cabinets by Hayley Toyota Tundra, made his debut at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Kroger 250, scoring an 11th-place finish. The Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender showed off his short-track racing prowess as the fastest Toyota Tundra driver in the lone practice session on Friday and followed the performance up with a third-place qualifying effort for his first short track start of the 2015 NCWTS season on Saturday morning.
From the drop of the green flag, Hayley reported that his No. 13 Toyota Tundra was “loose off the corners,” of the half-mile Virginia short track and fell outside of the top-five by lap 15. Crew chief Jeff Hensley brought the Canadian driver down pit road twice during the 250-lap event for four tires and fuel, including adjustments, to aid in the handling. Just after the lap 179 restart, Hayley reported that his Tundra was “solid” after adjustments.
Hayley maintained a position inside the top-five, running fourth, until the ninth and final caution flag of the afternoon was displayed at lap 250 for a spin by the 00 on the frontstretch, sending the race into overtime. Unfortunately, Hayley got hung on the outside, sliding into the wall, on the final restart, relegating the rookie driver to an 11th-place finish in the Kroger 250.
Quote – Cameron Hayley:
“We got dive-bombed on that last restart three times being on the outside, and then we hit the wall at the end. Everyone says Martinsville is frustrating but until you race here, you really don’t know how hard it is to finish 11th. It’s disappointing; we had a strong run in the top-five all day.”
• Cameron Hayley finished 11th in his track debut at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday
• Hayley ran as high as third and as low as 12th, but earned an Average Running Position of 5.864 in the Kroger 250
• The Sunoco Racing Rookie earned a Driver Rating of 101.2 in his Martinsville Speedway debut – ranked fifth overall
• Hayley spent 100 percent of the 258 laps inside the top-15
• Hayley was the third highest finishing Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender in the Kroger 250
• Joey Logano won the 17th annual Kroger 250 followed by Matt Crafton (second), Erik Jones (third), Johnny Sauter (fourth), and Tyler Reddick (fifth)
• Up next: Kansas 250 at Kansas Motor Speedway on Friday, May 8
Team Website: www.ThorSport.com
Driver Website: www.CameronHayley.com
Sponsor Website: www.CabinetsbyHayley.com
Social Media: @ThorSportRacing, @CameronNHayley, @HayleyCabinets
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ABOUT THORSPORT RACING:
ThorSport Racing, based in a state-of-the-art 100,000-square-foot facility in Sandusky, Ohio, is the longest-tenured NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team. ThorSport, which has competed in the NCWTS since 1996, will run the No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra driven by two-time NCWTS drivers’ champion Matt Crafton, the No. 98 Nextant Aerospace/Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff/Curb Records Toyota Tundra driven by Johnny Sauter, and the No. 13 Cabinets by Hayley Toyota Tundra driven by Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, Cameron Hayley in 2015.