News & Updates

September 24, 2017

2017 Loudon Race Recap

Crafton Leads Laps, Scores a Top-10 Finish in the First Round of the Playoffs “Track position was everything. We were a little bit off without a doubt, but we really got screwed by NASCAR on the last call with the 98 (Grant Enfinger), our teammate. We were running in front of him and he was literally three-tenths behind us on […]
September 20, 2017

2017 Loudon Race Preview

“I always love going to New Hampshire Motor Speedway. You need speed for the long straightaways, but breaking, and getting through, and off the tight paperclip-shaped corners, is where you win or lose – it’s a lot like Phoenix. We just need to get a win there this weekend, especially since it’s the first race of the Playoffs. We’ve been […]
September 18, 2017

2017 Chicagoland Race Recap

Recap: Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Black Label Bacon/Menards Toyota Tundra made his 400th career start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in Friday night’s TheHouse.com 225. Starting fifth, Crafton finished seventh in Stage 1, and third in Stage 2, but a spin on lap 107 of 150 relegated the ThorSport Racing driver to a 16th-place finish […]
September 12, 2017

2017 Chicagoland Race Preview

Sounding Off – Matt Crafton: What makes Chicagoland Speedway so unique compared to some of the other mile-and-a-half tracks that the Truck Series runs on? “It’s widened out a lot, and it widened out fairly quick. There are multiple grooves, and the bottom’s fast, without a doubt. When the tires start to fall off, you can run all the way […]
September 5, 2017

2017 Canada Race Recap

Recap: Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra made his fifth career start at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) in Sunday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) 250. Starting eighth, the ThorSport Racing driver struggled with handling on his No. 88 machine throughout the 64-lap event, reporting early in Stage 1 that his Menards Toyota Tundra, […]
August 31, 2017

2017 Canada Race Preview

Sounding Off – Matt Crafton: You have four top-10 finishes in four starts at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Is it safe to say you enjoy road course racing? “Oh, I love to road race. It’s a blast, and I have a lot of fun doing it. I think we need one more on the schedule, to be totally honest. There […]
August 17, 2017

2017 Bristol Race Recap

Recap: Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Great Lakes/Menards Toyota Tundra made his 15th career start at Bristol Motor Speedway in Wednesday night’s rain-delayed NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) UNOH 200. Starting sixth, Crafton battled a tight Menards Tundra throughout the 200-lap event, finishing third in Stage 1, and second in Stage 2. During the final pit stop […]
August 15, 2017

2017 Bristol Race Preview

Sounding Off – Matt Crafton: “Bristol is a unique, half-mile, high –banked, bullring-type race track. You are flying around the place, and it gets crowded with 32 other trucks vying for position. It’s a fun race to drive, but an even better track for the fans. We have been close there. 2015 was a heartbreak, for sure. We were leading […]
August 13, 2017

2017 Michigan Race Recap

Recap: Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra made his 16th-career start at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) LTi Printing 200. Starting from the pole position, the ThorSport Racing drivers third at the 2-mile D-shaped oval, Crafton led the 30-truck field for 10 laps, but lost the lead on […]
August 12, 2017

Matt Crafton Earns 13th Career Pole At Michigan

Matt Crafton won the pole for today’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway after a lap of 184.256 mph. This is Crafton’s 13th career pole, third at the 2.0-mile D-shaped oval, and first since Feb. 2016 at Atlanta, 33 races ago. The LTi Printing 200 will air live on FOX Sports 1 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
August 9, 2017

2017 Michigan Race Preview

Sounding Off – Matt Crafton: You’ve been pretty strong at Michigan in the past. Has the track aged at all since the repave? “Before they repaved it you could run all over the place. Then they paved it, and the racing groove got narrow. The groove is widening out – the inside lane is a little bit faster now – […]
August 1, 2017

2017 Pocono Raceway Recap

Recap: Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Goof Off/Menards Toyota Tundra made his eighth career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway in Saturday’s Overton’s 150. Starting ninth, Crafton finished fifth in Stage 1, and 16th in Stage 2, utilizing a late-Stage pit stop to gain track position for the start of the third and […]