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Team: ThorSport Racing-88-CWT
Age / DOB:  (39) / 6/11/1976
Ht / Wt:  5'11 / 160

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Matt Crafton got the No. 18 team off to a strong start in 2015. After Kyle Busch broke his leg in an XFINITY race, Crafton climbed into the Toyota and finished 18th.
Crafton was not able to compete in another race last year, but he earned significant fantasy points in the Daytona 500 for players who were nimble enough to add him to their lineup. Fri, Dec 11, 2015 03:05:00 PM

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Matt Crafton (#88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra) won the November 20th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season-ending Ford EcoBoost 200 at Florida's Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The ThorSport Racing driver started from the pole. In 2015, Crafton scored six wins (Atlanta - 2/28, Kansas - 5/8, Fort Worth - 6/5, Kentucky - 7/9, Martinsville - 10/31 and this race at Homestead), four poles (Michigan, Las Vegas, Fort Worth and Homestead), 13 top-fives, 18 top-10s and closed out the season third in the final 2015 NCWTS driver championship standings.
Tue, Nov 24, 2015 03:17:00 PM

Matt Crafton won the Ford EcoBoost 200, his 11th victory in 361 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races.

This is the #88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra driver's sixth victory and 18th top-10 finish in 2015. It is his first victory and seventh top-10 finish in 15 races at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He started on the pole, led a race-high 93 laps and closed out the season third in the 2015 NCWTS point standings.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 11:58:00 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra) won the 21 Means 21 Pole Award for the Ford EcoBoost 200 with a lap of 32.229 seconds, 167.551 mph.

This is his 11th pole in 361 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. It is his fourth pole and 18th top-10 start in 2015 and his first pole in 15 races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 08:05:00 PM

In addition to his success in 2015, Matt Crafton will once again make history in Friday night's Ford 200 at Homestead-Miami (FL) Speedway.

The two-time and defending series champion, has spent 15 full-time seasons in the NCWTS to date, and will make his 361st career start in the series Friday night, passing four-time NCWTS champion, Ron Hornaday, Jr., in career starts. Currently, both Crafton and Hornaday are tied with 360 starts.-ThorSport Racing
Tue, Nov 17, 2015 08:53:00 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra) was credited with a 23rd place DNF in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona.

He started fourth on the grid, led 15 laps and completed 130 laps of the 150-lap event before exiting the race (Accident). After this finish, Crafton slipped back one spot to third in the 2015 NCWTS Championship standings.
Tue, Nov 10, 2015 12:45:00 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Damp Rid/Menards Toyota Tundra) finished fourth in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 350 at the Texas Motor Speedway.

Started on the pole and completed all of the 147 laps run (led 27 laps). Crafton, who has competed in all 21 series races so far this season, is currently second in the 2015 NCWTS Championship standings, 17 points behind leader Erik Jones.
Sat, Nov 7, 2015 11:07:00 PM

Matt Crafton won the 21 Means 21 Pole Award for the WinStar World Casino & Resort 350 with a lap of 29.769 seconds, 181.397 mph.

This is the No. 88 Damp Rid/Menards Toyota Tundra driver's 10th pole in 359 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. It is his third pole and 16th top-10 start in 2015 and his third pole in 30 races at Texas Motor Speedway.
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 08:41:00 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Damp Rid/Menards Toyota Tundra) led the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session at Texas Motor Speedway.

He ran a quick lap of 179.862 mph. #51 Daniel Suarez, #23 Spencer Gallagher, #33 Brandon Jones and #17 Timothy Peters round out the top five of the 30 trucks practicing for the WinStar World Casino & Resort 350. Norm Benning in the #6 Chevrolet Silverado was the slowest.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 04:57:00 PM

In 29 previous NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at Texas Motor Speedway, Matt Crafton has led 243 laps en route to two wins, 10 top-five, and 18 top-10 finishes.

In fact, among active series drivers entered in the field, Crafton has the most starts (29), is tied with the most wins (2) with teammate, Johnny Sauter, has the most top-five finishes (10), the most top-10 finishes (18), has completed the most laps (4438), and has the most lead laps finishes (20).-ThorSport racing
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 08:30:00 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota Tundra) won the Kroger 200, his 10th victory in 358 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races.

The ThorSport Racing driver started 13th in the lineup and led 63 laps of the 200-lap event. It is his fifth victory and 16th top-10 finish in 2015. It is also Crafton's second victory and 16th top-10 finish in 28 races at Martinsville Speedway. He gained one spot to sit second in the 2015 NCWTS championship standings, 10 points behind leader Erik Jones.
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 05:23:00 PM

Matt Crafton will be making his 28th start in Saturday's Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway.

In 27 prior starts, he has led 216 laps en route to one win (March, 2014), seven top-five and 15 top-10 finishes. In fact, the two-time and defending series champion ranks first in Laps in the Top-15 (3570), and Green Flag Passes (599), according to NASCAR's Loop Data statistics, at the half-mile paperclip. Of all active series drivers, Crafton has the most starts (27), tied for the most top-five finishes (7), has the most top-10 finishes (15), has completed the most laps (6010), and has the most lead lap finishes (23).-ThorSport Racing
Wed, Oct 28, 2015 07:40:00 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Hormel/Menards Toyota Tundra) finished 24th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series fred's 250 at Alabama's Talladega Superspeedway.

Started seventh in the lineup and completed 96 of the 98 laps run. Crafton, who led a race-high 43 laps, was caught up in another truck's accident with a few laps to go and had to settle for a 24th place finish after extensive repairs to the #88 truck. He dropped one spot to sit third in the 2015 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Sun, Oct 25, 2015 09:37:00 PM

In nine previous Talladega Superspeedway, Matt Crafton has led seven laps en route to one top-five (2010), and three top-10 finishes.

In fact, he is the only active series driver to compete in all nine NCWTS races at the 2.66-mile superspeedway, has completed more laps than any other active series driver (793) and has the most lead lap finishes (8) than any other active series driver. The No. 88 ThorSport Racing team will utilize chassis No. 40 for Saturday's fred's 250 powered by Coca-Cola. This is the same chassis that Crafton piloted to an eighth-place finish at Daytona earlier this season.-ThorSport Racing
Wed, Oct 21, 2015 09:02:00 PM

Matt Crafton (No. 88 FVP/Menards Toyota Tundra) finished eighth in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rhino Linings 350 at Nevada's Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

He started 1st in the lineup (not a pole, qualifying rained out, P1 set by fastest in practice session) and completed all of the 146 laps run. He led a race-high 69 laps. Crafton, who has competed in all 18 series races so far this season, is currently second in the 2015 NCWTS Championship standings, four points behind leader Erik Jones.
Tue, Oct 6, 2015 12:15:00 PM