Matt Crafton – 2019 Phoenix Preview

Nov 7, 2019

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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoffs: Friday’s Lucas Oil 150 at ISM Raceway is the final race of the Round of Six for the Gander Truck Series. Matt Crafton, sits fifth in the series Playoff standings, nine points out of fourth, the final transfer spot.

In 18 Gander Trucks ISM starts, Crafton has started second three times (2014, 2010, 2007, and has finished second at the track in 2014. He has six top-five and 11 top-10 finishes at the track including 16 laps led.

Team Info/Stats:
Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr.
2019 Driver Point Standings: 5th
2019 Owner Point Standings: 9th
Spotter: Jason Hedlesky

Crafton’s ISM Stats
Starts: 18
Highest start: 2nd (2014, 2010, 2007)
Highest finish: 2nd (2014)
Last race finish: 11
Laps led: 16
Top-five finishes: 6
Top-10 finishes: 11
Average start: 8.1
Average finish: 10.0
Laps completed: 2641/2691

Crafton’s 2019 Stats
Starts: 21
Highest start: 1st – Talladega Superspeedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kansas Speedway
Highest finish: 2nd – Texas Motor Speedway
Last race finish: 23rd
Laps led: 35
Top-five finishes: 6
Top-10 finishes: 16
Average start: 7.1
Average finish: 9.3
Laps Completed: 3007/3112