Matt Crafton – Race Preview – Martinsville Speedway

Oct 29, 2020

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

2020 Season Stats
Starts: 21
Wins: 1
Poles: 0
Laps Led: 81
Top-five Finishes: 8
Top-10 Finishes: 14
Average Start: 9.6
Average Finish: 10.8

Martinsville Stats
Starts: 36
Wins: 2
Poles: 1
Laps Led: 385
Top-five Finishes: 9
Top-10 Finishes: 20
Average Start: 11.4
Average Finish: 11.0
2019 Spring Race Finish: 8th
2019 Fall Race Finish: 23rd

News and Notes: 

  • Starting Position: Matt Crafton will start from the fifth starting position for Friday’s race at Martinsville. The starting lineup is based on a competition-based performance metrics system: weighted lap 15 percent, driver finish from previous race 25 percent, owner points 25 percent, driver points, 35 percent.
  • Playoff Picture: Matt Crafton currently sits in fifth on the Gander Trucks playoff grid. He’s 12 points below the Championship 4 cut line following a sixth-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway.
  • Series Career Stats: Crafton holds the record for consecutive starts, 474, in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. Among his success, the three-time champion has led 2,650 laps en route to 15 wins, 16 poles, 124 top-five and, 287 top-10 finishes.
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