Enfinger Comes Up Just Short As Both ThorSport Teammates Eliminated From Playoffs

AVONDALE, AZ – ThorSport Racing knew that they had a tall task on their hands in Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix. Both Grant Enfinger and Matt Crafton were the only two drivers on the outside looking in on the Championship 4 standings. Upon the drop of the checkered flag on Friday, the final four would be set. In order for ThorSport to be represented, they needed either Grant Enfinger or Matt Crafton to win. Despite their best efforts, both came up short. 

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Can Either ThorSport Truck Get Into Championship 4?

All the points accumulated up until last weekend’s JAG Metals 350 at the Texas Motor Speedway finally caught up to the ThorSport Racing teammates of Grant Enfinger and Matt Crafton. See, these two have really struggled in the five playoff races thus far. Bonus points have kept Crafton going, and a win in Vegas had Enfinger in the Round of 6. But, as we head to the final race of this round Friday night at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix, both are on the brink of elimination. Justin Haley won…

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ThorSport Racing Teammates On The Outside Looking In Following Texas

FORT WORTH, TX – All the points accumulated up until this weekend’s JAG Metals 350 at the Texas Motor Speedway has finally caught up to the ThorSport Racing teammates of Grant Enfinger and Matt Crafton. See, these two have really struggled in the five playoff races thus far. Bonus points have kept Crafton going, a win in Vegas had Enfinger in the Round of 6. But, as we head to the final race of this round, both are on the brink of elimination. Justin Haley won Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World…

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Sauter, Crafton Could Shine Saturday In Martinsville

Up next for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs is Martinsville Speedway, a track at which veterans Johnny Sauter and Matt Crafton shine. Sauter has won at Martinsville three-times in his career and has eight top fives and 11 top 10s in 21 starts. Crafton has made 33 starts at Martinsville, the most of any driver, posting two wins, nine top fives and 19 top 10s. Noah Gragson’s first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win was at this race in 2017, his second appearance in the series at the track. At…

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Despite Lap 58 “Big One” Stage Points Help Crafton Get Into Round of 6

TALLADEGA, Ala – Matt Crafton can thank his lucky stars that his No. 88 Ford was so strong in the first 40 Laps of Saturday’s Fr8Auction 250 at the Talladega Superspeedway. Crafton, isn’t normally a very good restrictor plate racer as heading into this weekend, the ThorSport Racing driver had 10 career starts on them. He’s only scored four top 10 finishes in those 10 starts. In Saturday’s race, he was unfortunately involved in a scary Lap 58 crash which collected half of the eight playoff drivers and 10 Trucks overall.…

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Truck Series Bubble Very Tight Heading Into Vegas

We’re one race down, two more to go in the opening round of the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoffs. Justin Haley lucked out with a win in Mosport a few weeks ago and took one of the six spots into the second round of the postseason. There are now five spots left for seven drivers. Currently, Johnny Sauter (+35), Brett Moffitt (+29) and Noah Gragson (+24) look good. But, the other five drivers are in for an entertaining fight. From fifth place Matt Crafton down to eighth place…

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KBM Duo Could Knock One Of The ThorSport Drivers Thursday Night At Bristol

The final race of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular season is up as Thursday night’s UNOH 200 (8:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Bristol Motor Speedway will set the eight drivers field for the 2018 playoffs. At the moment, there’s a seven driver race for the final three spots. Really, unless someone outside of the top eight of the playoff standings win Thursday night’s race on the high banked Tennessee oval, then the eight that are currently in will be locked in. Grant Enfinger (+147), Stewart Friesen…

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Playoff Bubble Drivers Escape Eldora With Top 4 Finishes

ROSSBURG, OH – Think of Wednesday night’s sixth annual Eldora Dirt Derby 150 as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ Daytona or Watkins Glen. It’s an annual wildcard race, one that could potentially shake up the playoff standings. Instead, Wednesday night’s race saw the three playoff wildcard drivers escape the carnage and all bring their Trucks home with top five efforts. Last weekend, a playoff bubble driver in Ben Rhodes took his No. 41 Ford to victory in his home race at the Kentucky Speedway. That win stamped his name into…

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Crafton Heads To Eldora With 1 Year Winless Streak Intact

When Matt Crafton won last year’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora, it was a feat that rewarded all his hard earned effort. See, prior to last season, Crafton was never really known as a dirt racer. But, with Eldora becoming a mainstay on the Truck Series schedule, Crafton decided that he needed to take EVERY race seriously now. That meant putting more emphasis on becoming better on dirt. He was already getting to legend status everywhere else. Eldora was the one place that he admitted he wasn’t…

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Friesen, Crafton Come From The Back For Top 3 Finishes But Rhodes’ Win Derails What Was A Good Night

SPARTA, KY – Stewart Friesen and Matt Crafton desperately needed the top three finishes that they came away with in Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225. See, both were among several NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers battling for at the time, the four final wildcard spots in this year’s playoff field. Crafton, hadn’t had a top five finish in his last three starts. In fact, two of those saw him finish 20th or worse. Friesen, well he had two straight finishes of 13th or worse. To make matters…

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