Matt Crafton – 2019 Martinsville Preview

Oct 24, 2019

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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoffs: Matt Crafton is fourth in the Playoff standings, 44 points behind leader Brett Moffitt. With two races remaining to set the Championship 4, Tyler Ankrum and Ross Chastain are ranked fifth and sixth. Ankrum is a single point behind Crafton in the cutoff position and Chastain is two points behind Crafton.

In 35 Gander Trucks Martinsville Speedway starts, Crafton started from the pole position in 2011, and has finished second at the track in 2015 (Oct.) and March of 2014.

Crafton has nine top-five and 20 top-10 Martinsville finishes including 385 laps led. He drove to an eight-place finish earlier this year at the track.

Team Info/Stats:
Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr.
2019 Driver Point Standings: 4th
2019 Owner Point Standings: 9th
Spotter: Jason Hedlesky

Crafton’s Martinsville Speedway Stats
Starts: 35
Highest start: 1st (2011)
Highest finish: 2nd (Oct. 2015, Mar. 2014)
Last race finish: 8th
Laps led: 385
Top-five finishes: 9
Top-10 finishes: 20
Average start: 11.7
Average finish: 10.6
Laps completed: 7815/7986

Crafton’s 2019 Stats
Starts: 20
Highest start: 1st – Talladega Superspeedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kansas Speedway
Highest finish: 2nd – Texas Motor Speedway
Last race finish: 8th
Laps led: 35
Top-five finishes: 6
Top-10 finishes: 16
Average start: 7.3
Average finish: 8.6
Laps Completed: 2814/2911