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July 12, 2019

2019 Kentucky Race Recap

Kentucky Race Information: Started: 4th Stage 1: 12th Stage 2: 1st Finished: 13th Laps: 148/150 Laps Led: 11 Status: Running Driver Points: 4th Owner Points: 5th 2019 Stats: Starts: 13 Laps Completed: 2098/2100 Laps Led: 34 Wins: 0 Poles: 2 Top-five Finishes: 6 Top-10 Finishes: 11 Average start: 7.5 Average finish: 6.9
July 10, 2019

2019 Kentucky Race Preview

In 20 starts, Matt Crafton has one win (2015) at Kentucky Speedway in the Gander Trucks, in addition to two poles (2015, 2012). He finished third in last year’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225. Crafton holds the record for consecutive starts (442) in the Gander Truck Series. Among his success in the past 19 seasons, the two-time champion has […]
July 1, 2019

2019 Chicagoland Race Recap

Chicagoland Race Information: Started: 11th Stage 1: 7th Stage 2: 7th Finished: 8th Laps: 150/150 Laps Led: 0 Status: Running Driver Points: 4th Owner Points: 5th 2019 Stats: Starts: 12 Laps Completed: 1950/1950 Laps Led: 23 Wins: 0 Poles: 2 Top-five Finishes: 6 Top-10 Finishes: 11 Average start: 7.8 Average finish: 6.4
June 27, 2019

2019 Chicagoland Race Preview

In 10 starts Matt Crafton has led 38 laps and completed 1458/1505 laps at Chicagoland in the Gander Trucks, in addition to a pole in 2009 and a track-best finish of second (2014). Crafton holds the record for consecutive starts (441) in the Gander Truck Series. Among his success in the past 19 seasons, the two-time champion has earned 15 […]
June 24, 2019

2019 Gateway Race Recap

World Wide Technology Raceway at GatewayRace Information: Started: 3rd Stage 1: 8th Stage 2: 3rd Finished: 9th Laps: 160/160 Laps Led: 1 Status: Running Driver Points: 3rd Owner Points: 4th 2019 Stats: Starts: 11 Laps Completed: 1800/1800 Laps Led: 23 Wins: 0 Poles: 2 Top-five Finishes: 6 Top-10 Finishes: 10 Average start: 7.5 Average finish: 6.3
June 21, 2019

2019 Gateway Race Preview

Matt Crafton has led 76 laps and completed 2352/2426 laps at WWTR in the Gander Trucks. He has a track-best start of third (2015) and a track-best finish of fourth (2017) in 15 starts. Crafton holds the record for consecutive starts (440) in the Gander Truck Series. Among his success in the past 19 seasons, the two-time champion has earned […]
June 17, 2019

2019 Iowa Race Recap

Iowa Race Information: Started: 4th Stage 1: 1st Stage 2: 7th Finished: 7th Laps: 200/200 Laps Led: 3 Status: Running Driver Points: 2nd Owner Points: 3rd 2019 Stats: Starts: 10 Laps Completed: 1640/1640 Laps Led: 22 Wins: 0 Poles: 2 Top-five Finishes: 6 Top-10 Finishes: 9 Average start: 7.9 Average finish: 6.0
June 14, 2019

2019 Iowa Race Preview

Team Info/Stats: Crew Chief: Carl “Junior” Joiner, Jr. 2019 Driver Point Standings: 3rd 2019 Owner Point Standings: 4th Spotter: Jason Hedlesky Crafton’s Iowa Stats Starts: 12 Highest start: 2nd (2018) Highest finish: 1st (2011) Last race finish: 26th Laps led: 109 Top-five finishes: 5 Top-10 finishes: 10 Average start: 9.1 Average finish: 7.9 Laps completed: 2336/2417 Crafton’s 2019 Stats Starts: […]
June 10, 2019

2019 Texas Race Recap

“I tried to get to his (Biffle) bumper with four to go in Turn 1 but got really tight and couldn’t make up the difference – it’s so aero dependent. I really wanted to get a win tonight at Texas Motor Speedway.” – Matt Crafton Texas Race Information: Started: 10th Stage 1: 1st Stage 2: 8th Finished: 2nd Laps: 167/167 […]
June 6, 2019

2019 Texas Race Preview

In 37 Gander Trucks starts at Texas, Matt Crafton has led 429 laps en route to two wins (2015, 2014), 15 top-five and 26 top-10 finishes, three poles (2015, 2010, 2009) and has completed 5674/5815 laps at the track, averaging an 8.9 finish. Crafton holds the record for consecutive starts (438) in the Gander Truck Series. Among his success in […]
May 24, 2019

2019 Charlotte Race Recap

“I didn’t really want that last restart. I wanted to be a little closer to the No. 99. Kyle (Busch) was definitely the class. All in all, we had two poles in a row and definitely have the right foot forward – making progress. I just wish we could get a win and get that monkey off of our back. […]
May 16, 2019

2019 Charlotte Race Preview

In 16 Gander Truck Series starts at Charlotte, Matt Crafton has led 101 laps en route to two wins (2016, 2008), six top-five and 12 top-10 finishes. Crafton’s best start is second (2014). Additionally, he has the most starts (16), the most top-10 finishes (12), has completed the most laps (2,159), and has the most lead lap finishes (15) of […]