News & Updates

June 30, 2018

2018 Chicagoland Race Recap

Chicago Race Information: Started: 8th Stage 1 Position: 12th Stage 2 Position: 6th Finished: 11th Laps: 149/150 Laps Led: 0 Status: Running Driver Points: 7th Owner Points: 9th   LATE-RACE PIT CALL RESULTS IN AN 11TH-PLACE FINISH FOR MATT CRAFTON AT CHICAGO “Our pit crew did an awesome job – gained us some spots on pit road. Unfortunately, we struggled […]
June 26, 2018

2018 Chicagoland Race Preview

No. 88 Shasta/Menards Ford F-150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chicagoland Speedway – Overton’s 225 Race No. 11 of 23 Team Info/Stats: Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr. Driver Point Standings: 7th Owner Point Standings: 9th Spotter: Stevie Reeves News and Notes: This Week’s No. 88 Shasta/Menards Ford F-150… The No. 88 ThorSport Racing team will unload chassis No. 66 for Friday […]
June 24, 2018

2018 Gateway Race Recap

Gateway Race Information: Started: 6th Stage 1 Position: 3rd Stage 2 Position: 11th Finished: 20th Laps: 156/160 Laps Led: 0 Status: Running Driver Points: 7th Owner Points: 9th ALTERNATOR ISSUES RELEGATE MATT CRAFTON TO A 20TH-PLACE FINISH AT GATEWAY “We had a fast Menards Ford F-150 tonight, all weekend, until the alternator problems late in the race. Even after we […]
June 20, 2018

2018 Gateway Race Preview

Team Info/Stats: Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr. Driver Point Standings: 6th Owner Point Standings: 8th Spotter: Steven Simmons News and Notes: This Week’s No. 88 IDEAL Door / Menards Ford F-150… The No. 88 ThorSport Racing team will unload chassis No. 58 for Saturday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Eaton 200 presented by CK Power at Gateway Motorsports […]
June 17, 2018

2018 Iowa Race Recap

Iowa Race Information: Started: 2nd Stage 1 Position: 2nd Stage 2 Position: 10th Finished: 26th Laps: 135/200 Laps Led: 20 Status: Crash Driver Points: 6th Owner Points: 8th   CRAFTON STARTS A TRACK-BEST SECOND AND LEADS LAPS, BUT A LATE-RACE INCIDENT RELEGATES THE MENARDS DRIVER TO A 26TH-PLACE FINISH AT IOWA   “Just racing around a bunch of people that […]
June 13, 2018

2018 Iowa Race Preview

Team Info/Stats: Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr. Driver Point Standings: 5th Owner Point Standings: 7th Spotter: Stevie Reeves News and Notes: This Week’s No. 88 Jack Links/Menards Ford F-150… The No. 88 ThorSport Racing team will unload chassis No. 48 for Saturday night’s M&M’s 200 Presented by Casey’s General Store at Iowa Speedway. This particular chassis, which is nicknamed “Tom Brady,” […]
June 9, 2018

2018 Texas Summer Race Recap

Texas Race Information: Started: 9th Stage 1 Position: 2nd Stage 2 Position: 10th Finished: 5th Laps: 167/167 Laps Led: 0 Status: Running Driver Points: 5th Owner Points: 7th TOP-FIVE FINISH FOR MATT CRAFTON IN TEXAS “Track position and raw speed were what we were lacking tonight. We were a top-five, top-three truck, in the right circumstance. On that last restart […]
June 5, 2018

2018 Texas Summer Race Preview

Team Info/Stats: Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr. Driver Point Standings: 6th Owner Point Standings: 8th Spotter: Stevie Reeves News and Notes: This Week’s No. 88 Matador Beef Jerky/Menards Ford F-150… The No. 88 ThorSport Racing team will unload chassis No. “26” for Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Rattlesnake 400 at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS). This chassis, which […]
May 19, 2018

2018 Charlotte Race Recap

Charlotte Race Information: Started: 8th Stage 1 Position: 9th Stage 2 Position: 7 Finished: 11th Laps: 134/134 Laps Led: 0 Status: Running Driver Points: 6th Owner Points:  8th 11TH-PLACE FINISH FOR MATT CRAFTON IN CHARLOTTE “We just struggled tonight with being free. Our Mold Armor/Menards Ford F-150 was better up top, and when I lifted early. We had a top-five […]
May 16, 2018

2018 Charlotte Race Preview

Team Info/Stats: Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr. Driver Point Standings: 6th Owner Point Standings: 8th Spotter: Stevie Reeves News and Notes: This Week’s No. 88 Mold Armor/Menards Ford F-150… The No. 88 ThorSport Racing team will unload chassis No. 54 for Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) NC Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS). This chassis, […]
May 12, 2018

2018 Kansas Race Recap

Kansas Race Information: Started: 3rd Stage 1 Position: 8th Stage 2 Position: 9th Finished: 6th Laps: 167/167 Laps Led: 4 Status: Running Driver Points: 6th Owner Points: 8th SIXTH-PLACE FINISH FOR MATT CRAFTON AT KANSAS “Our FlexSeal/Menards Ford F-150 didn’t respond in the race like we expected it to. We just struggled with free on entry, tight off throughout the […]
May 9, 2018

2018 Kansas Race Preview

Team Info/Stats: Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr. Driver Point Standings: 6th Owner Point Standings: 8th Spotter: Stevie Reeves News and Notes: This Week’s No. 88 FlexSeal/Menards Ford F-150… The No. 88 ThorSport Racing team will unload chassis No. 57 for Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) 37 Kind Days 250 at Kansas Speedway. This chassis was last seen […]