Matt Crafton – 2020 Kansas Preview

Jul 23, 2020

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Team Info
Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr.
Spotter: Jason Hedlesky

2020 Driver Point Standings: 10th
2020 Owner Point Standings: 11th
2020 Playoff Rank: 10th, overall

Kansas Speedway Stats

Starts: 19
Highest start: 1st (2019)
Highest finish: 1st (2015, 2013)
Last race finish: 6th
Laps led: 118
Top-five finishes: 5
Top-10 finishes: 10
Average start: 11.5
Average finish: 12.1
Laps completed: 3076/3144

2020 Season Stats

Starts: 8
Laps Completed: 855/942
Laps Led:10
Wins: 0
Poles: 0
Top-five Finishes: 3
Top-10 Finishes: 4
Average start: 12.6
Average finish: 15.1

News and Notes: 

  • Starting Position: Matt Crafton will start from the 17th position, following a random draw, for Friday night’s Kansas 200 at Kansas Speedway.
  • Two Races, Two Partners: The No. 88 Menards Ford will welcome Ideal Door for Friday’s race at Kansas and Shasta for Saturday afternoon’s race at Kansas Speedway.
  • Career Stats: Crafton holds the record for consecutive starts (461) in Gander Trucks. Among his success in the past 20 seasons, the three-time champion has earned 16 poles, and led 2,579 laps en route to 14 wins, 16 poles, 119 top-five and 277 top-10 finishes.
  • Ideal Door is a leader in residential and commercial garage doors and a preferred brand among consumers, architects, specifiers and building professionals.. For more information, visit: or find them on Facebook.
  • Since its founding in 1889, Shasta has been a beverage industry pioneer and family-trusted staple in America, with over 30 unique, innovative and distinctive soft-drink flavors ranging from Tiki Punch, Grapefruit Zazz to familiar favorites such as Creme Soda and Root Beer. For more information, visit:, or find them on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.
  • A family-owned company started in 1958, Menards® is headquartered in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and has more than 300 home improvement stores located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Today, Menards® is known throughout the home improvement industry as the low price leader; it’s no wonder our famous slogan Save BIG Money!® is so widely known and easy to remember. For more information on Menards, visit com, or find them on YouTubeFacebookTwitterPinterest, and Instagram.