News & Updates

May 7, 2018

2018 Dover Race Recap

Dover Race Information: Started: 10th Stage 1 Position: 7th Stage 2 Position: 3rd Finished: 2nd Laps: 210/210 Laps Led: 0 Status: Running Driver Points: 6th Owner Points: 8th SEASON-BEST, SECOND-PLACE FINISH FOR MATT CRAFTON AT DOVER “We just weren’t very good on short runs. On long runs, after 15 to 20 laps, we were decent, we just didn’t have very […]
May 3, 2018

2018 Dover Race Preview

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 Ideal Door/Menards Ford F-150… The No. 88 ThorSport Racing team will unload chassis No. 48 for Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) JEGS 200 at Dover International Speedway. This chassis was last seen at […]
March 26, 2018

2018 Martinsville Spring Race Recap

Martinsville Race Information: Started: 2nd Stage 1 Position: 2nd Stage 2 Position: 4th Finished: 15th Laps: 250/250 Laps Led: 2 Status: Running Driver Points: 7th Owner Points: 9th LATE RACE INCIDENT RELEGATES MATT CRAFTON TO A 15TH-PLACE FINISH AT MARTINSVILLE “We were just really loose to start the race, and had no drive off. All and all, we were still […]
March 21, 2018

2018 Martinsville Spring Race Preview

Team Info/Stats: Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr. Driver Point Standings: 9th Owner Point Standings: 10th Spotter: Stevie Reeves 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’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway. This chassis was last seen […]
March 6, 2018

2018 Las Vegas Spring Race Recap

Las Vegas Race Information: Started: 12th Stage 1 Position: 10th Stage 2 Position: N/A Finished: 29th Laps: 40/134 Laps Led: 0 Status: Brakes Driver Points: 9th Owner Points: 10th PART FAILURE YIELDS 29TH-PLACE FINISH FOR MATT CRAFTON IN LAS VEGAS “We had a part failure tonight that sidelined us early. We came to the garage twice to try and fix […]
March 1, 2018

2018 Las Vegas Spring Race Preview

Team Info/Stats: Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr. Driver Point Standings: 2nd Owner Point Standings: 2nd Spotter: Stevie Reeves News and Notes:   This Week’s No. 88 Black Label Bacon/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) Stratosphere 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS). This […]
February 25, 2018

2018 Atlanta Race Recap

Atlanta Race Information: Started: 2nd Stage 1 Position: 2nd Stage 2 Position: 4th Finished: 5th Laps: 134/134 Laps Led: 7 Status: Running Driver Points: 2nd Owner Points: 2nd A BIG GAIN IN POINTS FOR MATT CRAFTON FOLLOWING A TOP-FIVE RUN AT ATLANTA Talk about the green-white-checkered flag finish in today’s Active Pest Control 200…   “Brett (Moffitt) cleared him, and […]
February 22, 2018

2018 Atlanta Race Preview

Team Info/Stats: Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr. Driver Point Standings: 12th Owner Point Standings: 13th Spotter: Stevie Reeves News and Notes: This Week’s No. 88 Rip It/Menards Ford F-150… The No. 88 ThorSport Racing team will unload chassis No. 48 for Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS). Nicknamed “Tom […]
February 17, 2018

2018 Daytona Race Recap

Daytona Race Information: Started: 6th Finished: 19th Laps: 97/100 Laps Led: 0 Status: Running Driver Points: 12th Owner Points: 13th                Photo Credit: Getty Images TOUGH NIGHT FOR MATT CRAFTON YIELDS A 19TH-PLACE FINISH IN SEASON- OPENER AT DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY “Tonight just wasn’t our night. We had the pit road issue early, and […]
February 13, 2018

2018 Daytona Race Preview

Team Info/Stats: Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr. 2017 Driver Point Standings: 3rd 2017 Owner Point Standings: 3rd 2017 Playoff Position: 3rd Spotter: Stevie Reeves News and Notes: This Week’s No. 88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Ford F-150… The No. 88 ThorSport Racing team will unload chassis No. 40 for Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) NextEra Energy Resources 250 at […]
January 24, 2018

Matt Crafton – Ford Performance Media Quotes

Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Ford F-150 sat down with the media during the NASCAR Media Tour on Tuesday, January 23 to talk about the switch to Ford, and the 2018 season… HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE MOVE TO FORD?  “We’re looking forward to working with Ford – they’re what I started with in NASCAR.  In my old Southwest […]
January 22, 2018

ThorSport Racing Partners with Ford Performance

SANDUSKY, Ohio (January 22, 2018) – ThorSport Racing will partner with Ford Performance for the upcoming 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season and beyond. Racing into its 23rd year of competition, the team looks to add to its notable history with support from the manufacturer. “With 23 years in the NCWTS, we look forward to our new partnership with […]