Crafton hopes to craft the top five for the first time north of the boarder
Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra, lost his spot atop the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) point standings following a 28th-place finish at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway earlier this month. However, in the last two NCWTS races, at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn and Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, the two-time and defending series champion has gained four points on the current leader. Crafton, who is currently second in the 2015 NCWTS driver point standings, is a mere six points behind leader, Tyler Reddick, heading into the 3rd Annual NCWTS 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (CTMP) in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada.
In two previous starts at the 2.459-mile road course, Crafton has two top-10 finishes, including a track-best start of eighth and a track-best finish of sixth, in his last start north of the border. In an effort to pull-off a "three-peat" in 2015, the Menards driver hopes to stay on course, and keep gaining momentum in the driver point standings going into the 15th race on the 2015 NCWTS schedule.
Sounding off - Matt Crafton:
"Racing at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park is a lot of fun, I love road racing. Unfortunately, we haven't had the best finishes. We finished sixth there last year, but we were a lot better last year, than we were the first year we were there. The first year we were horrendous, at best. Last year we made a lot of changes, and improvements. Junior (Carl Joiner, crew chief) never settles down, we talk every day, and I know we will be a lot better this year, from where we were last year."
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