Miguel Paludo NCWTS Preview: Iowa Speedway II
Second Time Around...The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) heads to Newton, Iowa for its second and final appearance of the season at Iowa Speedway. Paludo has four previous starts at the 0.875-mile tri-oval and has started and finished in the top 15 in every event. Additionally, both Paludo's starts and finishes have improved every time he has returned to the track, with his best start of second and his best finish of seventh coming earlier this season.
This Week's Silverado...Paludo and the No. 32 AccuDoc Solutions team will unload chassis TSM-227 this weekend at Iowa Speedway. TSM-227 was used when the Turner Scott Motorsports team last visited the track in July. Paludo qualified the truck on the outside pole and brought home a seventh-place finish.
Watch And Listen...The Fan Appreciation 200 can be seen live on Sunday, September 8 on FOX Sports 1. Be sure to tune in early for NCWTS Setup at 1:30 p.m. EDT to see Paludo tour the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center located in Iowa City, Iowa. The Fan Appreciation 200 can also be heard live on MRN Radio and SiriusXM Satellite Radio, channel 90.
Meet And Greet...Come out and meet Paludo the rest of the Turner Scott Motorsports drivers at the NCWTS autograph session on Saturday afternoon from 12:00-1:00 p.m. local time. The session will be held at the Fan Walk, located on the Turn 4 side of the infield.
Green Like American Ethanol...The No. 32 Chevrolet is once again going green, sporting the colors of AccuDoc Solutions this weekend. AccuDoc Solutions is based in Morrisville, N.C. and provides billing-statement printing and processing to hospitals and hospital-based physicians. In addition to paper-based billing statements, ADS enables patients to choose electronic statement delivery and make payments through secure online payment portals. Notable North Carolina based clients include Carolina's Healthcare System, the UNC Healthcare System, Sentara Healthcare, Baptist Health Care Pensacola, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Memorial Healthcare System and WakeMed. To learn more, visit www.AccuDocSolutions.com.
Previous Race Recap...Paludo reclaimed fifth in the NCWTS Driver Point Standings with his third top-five finish in four races, putting himself within arm's reach of the top three in points. Paludo, who has two championships in road-course racing series, led 10 laps and survived an epic finish in the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The Brazilian finished third in the first international race in series history and first NCWTS road-course event in 13 years, earning four spots in the closing turns of the 2.459-mile track in the Duroline Brakes and Components Chevy.
Miguel Paludo on driving at Iowa Speedway
"I'm a big fan of Iowa Speedway; it's a track where I have consistently performed well since the beginning of my career, and it's a place where Turner Scott Motorsports has always excelled. We're bringing the same truck we brought earlier this season, and we learned a lot last time, so it's going to be even better this time. Our team is carrying a lot of momentum right now; we've had top-five finishes in three of our last four races and we're chipping away at the point standings. Our goal is to keep getting those top fives, keep having good points weeks, and hopefully that first win will find me."
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