Ben Kennedy NCWTS Preview: Texas Motor Speedway I
Lone Star Standalone...The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) heads to Fort Worth, Texas where the trucks will take center stage for the WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. The Rookie of the Year contender will be making his first-career start at the intermediate track. Kennedy's best start and finish at a 1.5-mile track came earlier this season at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where he started sixth and brought home an eighth-place finish.
Howdy Partner...If you're attending this weekend's race in Texas, be sure to stop by the NCWTS autograph session to meet Kennedy and 20 other Truck Series drivers. The session will take place on Friday, June 6 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. local time.
This Week's Silverado...Kennedy and the No. 31 Turner Scott Motorsports crew will utilize chassis TSM-601 this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. TSM-601 was most recently run by Kennedy at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where he earned an eighth-place finish.
Watch and Listen...The WinStar World Resort & Casino 400 can be seen live on Friday, June 6 on FOX Sports 1. Race coverage will begin at 8:30 p.m. EDT, and the event can also be heard live on MRN Radio as well as SiriusXM Radio, channel 90.
Previous Race Recap...In his first-ever NCWTS race at Dover International Speedway, Kennedy showed that persistence and experience could pay dividends at a track as challenging as the Monster Mile. Kennedy, who came into the Lucas Oil 200 with three NASCAR K&N Pro Series East races in Dover under his belt, faced challenging and changing track conditions. However, the No. 31 Click It Or Ticket Chevrolet team battled the changing track, ultimately scoring a seventh-place finish in the 200-lap event.
Ben Kennedy on Texas Motor Speedway
"I can't wait to get to Texas; so much can be said for racing every week and getting into the groove of back-to-back races, especially when you're coming off of a good run. We've been really strong these last two races, and we're bringing the same truck we brought to Charlotte and got a top-10 finish with, so I think we've got a great chance of making this another great race. Everybody wants a chance to take home the cowboy hat and six-shooters."