Crew Chief: Joe Shear Jr.
2019 Driver Point Standings: 4th
2019 Owner Point Standings: 6th
Spotter: Tab Boyd
News and Notes:
- Take Me Back to Texas 2018: Sauter will make his 22nd NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) start at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night in the Vankor 350. In his 21 previous starts, the five-time Texas winner has four poles (November 2018, June 2016, June 2013, June 2009), and has led 361 laps. Additionally, Sauter has 10 top-five finishes, 16 top-10 finishes.
- 2019 Stats: In four starts this season, Sauter has led 21 laps en route to one top-five finish (Atlanta) and three top-10 finishes (Martinsville, Las Vegas, Atlanta). He has a best start of eighth (Martinsville), and an average finish of 10.5.
- Race Rewind: Sauter and the No. 13 team started the day in the eighth position and was one of the fastest trucks on the track. He raced to a third-place finish at the end of Stage 1 and a seventh-place finish at the end of Stage 2. Sauter recovered from a late race flat tire and commitment line violation to take the checkered flag in ninth.
Chatting with Sauter:
“Texas Motor Speedway has been a good one for us. It’s a place I’ve run so well at and won a few times over the years. When you’ve had some success at a track, you always like coming back.”