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Matt Crafton

Team: ThorSport Racing-88-CWT
Age / DOB:  (40) / 6/11/1976
Ht / Wt:  5'11 / 160

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Matt Crafton (No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra) was credited with a 32nd place DNF in Wednesday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) UNOH 200 at Bristol (TN) Motor Speedway.
He started 17th in the lineup and completed 70 laps of the 200-lap event before exiting the race (Engine). Crafton, who started in all 13 races so far this season, dropped four spots to 6th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event. Aug 19 - 11:51 AM

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Matt Crafton (No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra) will make his 14th career start in the 19th annual UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) on Wednesday night.

In fact, the ThorSport Racing driver has more starts (13), has the most top-10 finishes (8), and has completed more laps (2614) than any other active series driver at BMS. The team will unload the chassis (No. 48) Crafton piloted to his first win of the 2016 season at Dover International Speedway, and an eighth-place finish at Iowa Speedway earlier this season.-ThorSport Racing
Aug 15 - 8:07 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 IdealDoor/Menards Toyota Tundra) finished 12th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA.

He started 20th in the lineup and completed all of the 60 laps run. Crafton, who started in all 12 series races so far this season, is currently second in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event, 25 points behind leader William Byron.
Aug 1 - 9:27 PM

Matt Crafton (No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra) will make his seventh career start in the Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway on Saturday.

He is one of four drivers who have run all six NCWTS races, is tied with Johnny Sauter for the most Top-five Finishes (2), has the most Top-10 finishes (4), and is one of three drivers who have the most Lead Lap Finishes (5). In The Loop - Pocono... According to NASCAR's Loop Data Statistics, Crafton ranks first in Laps in the Top 15 (267), 11th in Average Running Position (11.5), and 11th in Driver Rating (85.8).-ThorSport Racing
Jul 26 - 11:15 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Chi-Chi's/Menards Toyota Tundra) finished 10th in Wednesday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby 150 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.

He started 22nd in the lineup and completed all of the 150 laps run. Crafton, who competed in all 11 series races so far this season, is currently 2nd in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event, 9 points behind leader William Byron.
Jul 23 - 12:43 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Chi-Chi's/Menards Toyota Tundra) will make his fourth career start at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night.

He is one of five active series drivers that have participated in all three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races at the half-mile clay dirt track, the only driver to finish inside the top-10 in all three NCWTS races at the "Big E," and has completed the most laps (457). Crafton is currently second in the 2016 NCWTS driver point standings after 10 races this season.-ThorSport Racing
Jul 18 - 9:16 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Great Lakes Flooring/Menards Toyota Tundra) finished eighth in Thursday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.

He started eighth in the lineup and completed all of the 150 laps run. Crafton, who competed in all 10 series races so far this season, is currently second in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event, 13 points behind leader William Byron.
Jul 10 - 10:05 PM

Matt Crafton (No. 88 Great Lakes/Menards Toyota Tundra), dating back to 2014, has finished in the top-10 in 19 of the last 21 races at ovals measuring 1.5 or 1.54 miles. Included in that stretch are seven wins, and five runner-up finishes.

The team will unload chassis No. 51 for Thursday night's Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway. This is the same chassis Crafton piloted at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) earlier this season, and has since been rebuilt for Thursday night's 150-lap race. At AMS earlier this season, Crafton started on the pole, and led the field three times for a race-high 76 laps, but finished 30th due to a late-race accident.-ThorSport Racing
Jul 5 - 10:44 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota Tundra) was credited with a 27th place DNF in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Drivin' For Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, IL.

He started 14th in the lineup and completed 148 laps of the 160-lap event before getting caught up in "someone else's wreck". Crafton, the points leader heading into Gateway, dropped to second in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event. He trails new leader William Byron by one point.
Jun 28 - 12:38 PM

Among active series drivers, Matt Crafton has the most starts at Gateway Motorsports Park (12), has completed the most laps (1888), has led the most laps (60), has the most top-10 finishes (7), and has the most lead lap finishes (8).

Chase Status... Crafton is currently first in the 2016 NCWTS driver point standings after seven races this season, with an 11-point lead over second-place William Byron. As one of two drivers with multiple wins this season, the two-time NCWTS champion is all but guaranteed a spot in the eight driver chase which kicks off at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on September 24.-ThorSport Racing
Jun 23 - 9:25 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Menards/Ideal Door Toyota Tundra) finished eighth in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Speediatrics 200 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, IA.

He started ninth in the lineup and completed all laps of the 200-lap event. Crafton continues as the points leader in the 2016 NCWTS championship standings, leading William Byron (winner of the Speediatrics 200) by 11 points.
Jun 21 - 3:58 PM

Matt Crafton is one of three drivers entered in the 10th annual event who have competed in all nine races at Iowa Speedway.

Among active series drivers, Crafton has completed the most laps (1817), has the most top-10 finishes (9), the most lead lap finishes (9), and the Best Average Finish (4.7) of any other driver entered. The No. 88 ThorSport Racing team will unload chassis No. 48 for Saturday's Speediatrics 200. This is the same chassis Crafton took to victory lane earlier this season at Dover.-ThorSport Racing
Jun 16 - 11:19 AM

Matt Crafton (#88 Menards/Ideal Door Toyota Tundra) finished second in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Rattlesnake 400 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, TX.

He started fourth in the lineup, led 133 laps and completed all laps of the 167-lap event. Crafton continues as the points leader in the 2016 NCWTS championship standings, leading Timothy Peters (who finished sixth the race) by 18 points.
Jun 13 - 9:08 PM

Matt Crafton (#88 Menards/Ideal Door Toyota Tundra) had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice at the Texas Motor Speedway leading up to the Rattlesnake 400.

The average speed of 175.797 mph was best of the 13 trucks that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. #13 Cameron Hayley, #21 Johnny Sauter, #23 Spencer Gallagher and #11 German Quiroga are the rest of the top five on this list.
Jun 9 - 9:54 PM

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

He ran a quick lap of 178.950 mph. #17 Timothy Peters, #05 John Wes Townley, #19 Daniel Hemric and #9 William Byron round out the top five of the 25 trucks practicing for the Rattlesnake 400. Jennifer Jo Cobb in the #10 Chevrolet Silverado was the slowest.
Jun 9 - 7:53 PM