Matt Crafton – Race Preview – World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway

Aug 28, 2020

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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: 13
Wins: 1
Poles: 0
Laps led: 43
Top-five Finishes: 7
Top-10 Finishes: 8
Average Start: 11.5
Average Finish: 12.9

WWTR Stats
Starts: 16
Wins: 0
Poles: 0
Laps led: 77
Top-five Finishes: 2
Top-10 Finishes: 9
Average Start: 11.5
Average Finish: 12.6
2019 Race Finish: 9th

News and Notes: 

  • Starting Position: Matt Crafton will start from the third starting position for the CarShield 200 presented by CK Power at WWTR. The starting lineup is based on a new competition-based performance metrics system.
  • Playoffs: With Crafton’s win at Kansas Speedway, he is locked into this year’s Playoffs.
  • 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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