Matt Crafton – Race Preview – Darlington Raceway


Team Info
Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr.
Spotter: Jason Hedlesky
Driver Point Standings: 7th
Owner Point Standings: 8th
Projected Playoff Rank: 6th

2020 Season Stats
Starts: 14
Wins: 1
oles: 0
Laps Led: 43
Top-five Finishes: 7
Top-10 Finishes: 8
Average Start: 10.9
Average Finish: 12.1

Darlington Stats
Starts: 6
Wins: 0
Poles: 0
Top-five Finishes: 1
Top-10 Finishes: 4
Average Start: 13.3
Average Finish: 8.5
2011 Race Finish: 4th

News and Notes: 

  • Starting Position: Matt Crafton will start from the 10th starting position for Sunday’s South Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Darlington Raceway. The starting lineup is based on a new competition-based performance metrics system: weighted lap 15 percent, driver finish from previous race 25 percent, owner points 25 percent, driver points, 35 percent.
  • Career Stats: Crafton holds the record for consecutive starts, 466, in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. Among his success in the past 20 seasons, the three-time champion has led 2,612 laps en route to 15 wins, 16 poles, 123 top-five and, 281 top-10 finishes.
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