Race Preview – Charlotte

Practice: Friday, May 28 at 11:35 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 2 / FOX App
Qualifying: Friday, May 28 at 5:35 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1 / FOX App
Race: Friday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1 / FOX App
Radio: MRN / SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90

 

Johnny Sauter | No. 13 Tenda. Toyota Tundra

Making the Calls: Joe Shear Jr.
Eyes in the Sky: Tab Boyd
Season Stats: Nine starts, one pole, two top-five and four top-10 finishes averaging an 11.7 start and a 15.3 finish to go along with his 25 laps led.
Series Career Stats: 298 starts, 24 wins, 111 top-five and 180 top-10 finishes to go along with nine pole awards and 2,660 laps led.

Ty Majeski | No. 66  Toyota Tundra

Making the Calls: Bud Haefele
Eyes in the Sky: David Pepper
Series Career Stats: 16 starts with his last appearance in the series being at Darlington Raceway in 2020. He has a series-best finish of eighth, at Charlotte Motor Speedway last year.
Quotable: “I’m extremely thankful for this opportunity here at ThorSport Racing and I’m ready to make the most of it. I’ve been hands on working at the shop for the last couple months and I’m going to be as prepared as I possibly can be. I know Bud (Haefele) and the guys on the team will put a great truck underneath me.”

Matt Crafton | No. 88 Jack Links / Menards Toyota Tundra

Making the Calls: Carl “Junior” Joiner
Eyes in the Sky: Jason Hedlesky
Season Stats: Nine starts, two top-five and four top-10 finishes, averaging a 7.3 start and 12.1 finishing position to go along 15 laps led.
Series Career Stats: 484 consecutive starts, 15 wins, 127 top-five and 292 top-10 finishes in addition to 16 poles and 2,670 laps led.
Welcome Back! This weekend we welcome back Jack Links on the hood of the No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra.

Christian Eckes | No. 98 FarmPaint.com / Curb Records Toyota Tundra

Making the Calls: Jeriod Prince
Eyes in the Sky: Chris Monez
Season Stats: Eckes has four starts in the No. 98 this year where he has tallied one top-five and three top-10 finishes averaging a 12.0 start and 14.5 finish to go along with 22 laps led.
Series Career Stats: 39 starts, 11 top-five and 21 top-10 finishes to go along with three pole awards and 310 laps led.
Welcome Back! This weekend we welcome back FarmPaint.com and Curb Records artist Rodney Atkins the No. 98 Toyota Tundra.

 

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

Making the Calls: Rich Lushes
Eyes in the Sky: TJ Bell
Season Stats: Nine starts, 66 laps led en route to two wins, four top-five and eight top-10 finishes. Rhodes has an averaging start of 6.4 and 6.8 finishing position.
Series Career Stats: 128 starts, five wins, 37 top-five and 68 top-10 finishes to go along with five pole awards and 802 laps led.

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All-Time Numbers: ThorSport Racing sits at 38 wins, 292 top-five and 605 top-10 finishes, 6,023 laps led to go along with 35 pole awards in 1,333 series starts.

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