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Matt Crafton

Team: ThorSport Racing-88-CWT
Age / DOB:  (41) / 6/11/1976
Ht / Wt:  5'11 / 160

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Matt Crafton (No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra) won the Eldora Dirt Derby 150, his 14th victory in 395 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races.
This is his first victory and seventh top-10 finish in 2017. It is his first victory and fifth top-10 finish in five races at Eldora Speedway. Pole-sitter Stewart Friesen, who led 93 laps and finished the 150-lap event in second place, posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Eldora. It is his first top-10 finish in 2017. Chase Briscoe (third) posted his first top-10 finish at Eldora. Grant Enfinger (fourth) was the highest finishing Rookie of the Year contender. Johnny Sauter (23rd) leads the NCWTS point standings by 7 points over Christopher Bell (ninth). Jul 20 - 9:04 AM

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Among active series drivers, Matt Crafton (No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra) is one of four drivers to compete in all four NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races at Eldora Speedway.

He has the most top-10 finishes (4), has completed the most laps (607), and has the most lead lap finishes (4). Testing, 1, 2, 3, Testing... Crafton, along with his Toyota Racing teammate, Christopher Bell, participated in the Goodyear Tire Test at Eldora Speedway earlier this season.-ThorSport Racing
Jul 18 - 2:06 PM

Matt Crafton (No. 88 Jack Links/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 fourth in the lineup and completed all laps of the 150-lap race. Crafton, who competed in all 10 truck races so far this season, is currently fourth in the 2017 NCWTS Championship point standings after this event.
Jul 9 - 8:34 PM

Among active series drivers, Matt Crafton (No. 88 Jack Links/Menards Toyota Tundra) has the most starts (18), is one of only two drivers entered with a win, has the most top-five finishes (5), has the most top-10 finishes (13), and has completed the most laps (2525).

Intermediate Icon... No current NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver is better at Intermediate-size tracks than Crafton. Dating back to 2014, Crafton has finished in the top-10 in 26 of the last 30 races at ovals measuring 1.5 or 1.54 miles. Included in that stretch are seven wins, and seven runner-up finishes.-ThorSport Racing
Jul 5 - 11:41 AM

Matt Crafton (No. 88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota Tundra) was credited with a 19th place DNF in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) M&M’S® 200 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, IA.

He started 12th in the lineup and completed 184 laps of the 200-lap race before exiting the race (Accident). Crafton, who started in all nine truck races so far this season, slipped from third to fourth in the 2017 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Jun 25 - 12:01 AM

Among Active Series Drivers at Iowa Speedway, Matt Crafton (No. 88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota Tundra) is one of three drivers to compete in all 10 races at the 7/8-mile Iowa Speedway, has the most top-10 finishes (10), has completed the most laps (2017), has the most lead lap finishes (10).

Crafton's Iowa Stats: Starts: 10, since 2009, Laps Completed: 2017 of 2017 (100%), Laps Led: 89, Wins: 1 (2011), Top-5 Finishes: 5, Top-10 Finishes: 10, Best Start: 3rd (2015), Average start: 9.5 and Average finish: 5.0-ThorSport Racing
Jun 20 - 9:59 PM

Matt Crafton (No. 88 Hormel Gatherings/Menards Toyota Tundra) finished fourth in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Drivin' for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, IL.

He started sixth in the lineup, led 16 laps and completed all laps of the 160-lap race. Crafton is currently third in the 2017 NCWTS Championship point standings after this event, 62 points behind leader Johnny Sauter.
Jun 19 - 12:35 PM

Matt Crafton (No. 88 FVP/Menards Toyota Tundra) led the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session for tonight's Drivin' for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, IL.

He ran a quick lap of 135.976 mph in this session. No. 8 John Hunter Nemechek, No. 27 Ben Rhodes, No. 24 Justin Haley and No. 19 Austin Cindric round out the top five of the 29 trucks practicing in this session. Tommy Regan in the No. 57 Chevrolet Silverado was the slowest.
Jun 17 - 4:38 PM

Among active series drivers, Matt Crafton (No. 88 FVP/Menards Toyota Tundra) has the most Starts (13), the most Top-10 finishes (10), has completed the most laps (2036), has led the most laps (60), and has the most lead lap finishes (8) at Gateway Motorsports Park.

Although Crafton has three DNF's in the last three race races at GMP, the Menards driver is ranked first in the following categories entering this weekends NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at GMP; Fastest Laps Run (87), Green Flag Passes (232), Laps in the Top-15 (1079), and Laps Led (60).-ThorSport Racing
Jun 15 - 10:04 AM

Matt Crafton (No. 88 Hormel Gatherings/Menards Toyota Tundra) finished ninth in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) WinStarOnlineGaming 400 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

He started third in the lineup, led six laps and completed all laps of the 167-lap race. Crafton is currently third in the 2017 NCWTS Championship point standings after this event, 70 points behind leader Johnny Sauter.
Jun 12 - 12:06 PM

Among active NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers, Matt Crafton (No. 88 Hormel Gatherings/Menards Toyota Tundra has the most Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) starts (32).

He had the most Top-5 finishes (13), the Most Top-10 finishes (21), is tied with Johnny Sauter for the most poles (3), has completed the most laps (4899), has led the most laps (418), and has the most lead lap finishes (23). Texas, 2016-1... Making his 31st career start at TMS, Crafton started fourth, led the field five times for a race-high 133 laps, and finished second.-ThorSport Racing
Jun 6 - 1:01 PM

Matt Crafton (No. 88 IdealDoor/Menards Toyota Tundra) finished 11th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Bar Harbor 200 at Dover (DE) International Speedway.

He started 13th in the lineup and completed 199 laps of the 200-lap race. Crafton, who competed in all six truck races so far this season, is currently third in the 2017 NCWTS Championship point standings after this event.
Jun 5 - 8:55 PM

Among active series drivers, Matt Crafton (No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota Tundra) has the most Starts (16), the most Top-five Finishes (5), the most Top-10 Finishes (10), has completed the most Laps (2775), and has the most Lead Lap Finishes (11) at Dover (DE) International Speedway.

Dover, 2016... Making his 16th career start at Dover, Crafton started fifth, led the field once for 78 laps, and brought home his first win at the Monster Mile. Rearview Mirror - Charlotte... Making his 15th career start at the 1.5-mile track, Crafton started sixth, led the field one time, for one lap, and finished sixth.-ThorSport Racing
May 31 - 5:05 PM

Matt Crafton (No. 88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota Tundra) finished sixth in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) NC Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.

He started sixth in the lineup, led one lap and completed all laps of the 134-lap race. Crafton is currently third in the 2017 NCWTS Championship point standings after this event, 51 points behind leader Johnny Sauter.
May 20 - 2:13 PM

Two-time and defending race winner, Matt Crafton (No. 88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota Tundra) has 14 starts to his credit at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

In fact, the two-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) champion earned his first career win at the 1.5-mile track. Among active series drivers, Crafton has more starts than any other active series driver at CMS, has the most top-10 finishes (11), has completed the most laps (1866), and has the most lead laps finishes (13). Crafton and the No. 88 Menards team participated in the NCWTS test at CMS on Tuesday, May 2. He posted the fastest time overall. CMS is the site of Crafton's career first win in the NCWTS (2008).-ThorSport Racing
May 17 - 11:45 AM