Race Preview – Bristol

Race: Thursday, Sept. 16 at 9:00 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1
Radio: MRN / SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90
 

Johnny Sauter | No. 13 FarmPaint.com Toyota Tundra

Making the Calls: Joe Shear Jr.
Eyes in the Sky: Tab Boyd
Bristol Stats: In 13 series starts at the track, Sauter has one victory (2018), five top-five and eight top-10 finishes averaging a 9.0 finish to go along 65 laps led.
Season Stats: In 17 starts, Sauter has one pole, three top-five and six top-10 finishes averaging a 12.3 start and a 16.7 finish to go along with his 33 laps led.
Series Career Stats: In 306 starts, 24 wins, 112 top-five and 182 top-10 finishes to go along with nine pole awards and 2,668 laps led.
Starting Position: Johnny Sauter will start from the 13th position.

 

Matt Crafton | No. 88 Great Lake Flooring / Menards Toyota Tundra
Making the Calls: Carl “Junior” Joiner
Eyes in the Sky: Jason Hedlesky
Bristol Stats: In 18 series starts at the track, Crafton has 129 laps, four top-five and 12 top-10 finishes averaging a 10.4 finish.
Season Stats: After 17 races, Crafton has three top-five and nine top-10 finishes, averaging an 8.0 start and 12.4 finishing position to go along with16 laps led
Series Career Stats: Crafton has 493 consecutive starts, 15 wins, 128 top-five and 297 top-10 finishes in addition to 16 poles and 2,672 laps led.
Starting Position: Matt Crafton will start from the fourth position.

 

Grant Enfinger | No. 98 Champion Power Equipment / Camping World / Curb Records Toyota Tundra

Making the Calls: Jeriod Prince
Eyes in the Sky: Chris Monez
Bristol Stats: Enfinger has four starts at the track, two top-five and four top-10 finishes, averaging a 6.3 finish to go along with 57 laps led.
Season Stats: In nine starts with ThorSport Racing this season, Enfinger has tallied four top five and seven top-10 finishes to average a 12.2 start and 6.2 finish.
Series Career Stats: 122 starts, six wins, 41 top-five and 75 top-10 finishes to go along with five pole awards and 855 laps led.
Starting Position: Grant Enfinger will start from the sixth position.

 

Ben Rhodes | No. 99 Bombardier / Learjet 75 Toyota Tundra

Making the Calls: Rich Lushes
Eyes in the Sky: TJ Bell
Bristol Stats: In six starts at the track, Rhodes has one top-five, and four top-10 finishes, averaging a 12.0 finish.
Season Stats: Rhodes has 17 starts, 74 laps led en route to two wins, six top-five and 12 top-10 finishes. Rhodes has an averaging start of 6.9 and 10.1 finishing position.
Series Career Stats: 136 starts, five wins, 39 top-five and 72 top-10 finishes to go along with five pole awards and 810 laps led.
Starting Position: Ben Rhodes will start from the 11th position.

Notables:

ThorSport at Bristol: In 51 starts, the team has nine top-five and 23 top-10 finishes, in addition to 194 laps led.

All-Time Numbers: ThorSport Racing sits at 38 wins, 299 top-five and 623 top-10 finishes, 6,082 laps led to go along with 35 pole awards in 1,370 series starts.

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