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Team: ThorSport Racing-98-NCWTS
Age / DOB:  (36) / 5/1/1978
Ht / Wt:  5'11 / 200

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Johnny Sauter was credited with a 31st place DNF in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
He started the No. 98 Nextant/Curb Records Toyota Tundra fourth on the grid for the fred's 250. He made it to lap 24 of the 95 lap event before exiting the race (Engine). He slipped back two spots to fourth in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after the event. Oct 18 - 9:03 PM

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Johnny Sauter finishes 14th in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

He started the No. 98 Nextant/Curb Records Toyota Tundra 16th in the lineup for the Rhino Linings 350. He is currently second in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after the event.
Sep 29 - 4:05 PM

Johnny Sauter has five NCWTS Las Vegas Motor Speedway starts between 2009 and 2013 including one win, and four top-five finishes.

He also has six NASCAR Nationwide Series starts between 2002 and 2008 including nine laps led (2004) and one top-five finish (2002). Sauter mad two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts in 2004 and 2007. After a fourth-place finish at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, Sauter remains second in the 2014 NCWTS driver point standings, seven markers behind teammate and leader Matt Crafton.-ThorSport Racing
Sep 24 - 4:27 PM

Johnny Sauter finishes 4th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

He started the No. 98 Nextant/Curb Record Toyota Tundra 18th in the lineup for the UNOH 175. He is currently 2nd in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after this event.
Sep 21 - 11:22 AM

Johnny Sauter finishes 14th in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL and loses the lead in the championship standings.

He started the No. 98 Nextant/Curb Records Toyota Tundra 1st in the lineup (not a pole, rain cancelled qualifying) for the Lucas Oil 225. He led 24 laps in the race. He was caught speeding on the entrance to pit road and forced to serve a pass-thru penalty on lap 110 of 150. Sauter finished the race in 14th place which caused him to lose the lead in the 2014 NCWTS point standings to teammate Matt Crafton. Crafton finished in 2nd place.
Sep 15 - 9:05 PM

Johnny Sauter is fastest in Happy Hour for the Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 225 at Chicagoland Speedway.

At 176.540 mph in the No. 98 Nextant/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, he was the fastest of the 27 trucks out on the track for the final practice. No. 9 Brennan Newberry, No. 13 Jeb Burton, No. 20 Austin Dillon and No. 54 Darrell Wallace Jr. are the rest of the top five on the speed chart. No. 57 Adam Edwards was the slowest.
Sep 11 - 7:40 PM

At Chicagoland Speedway, Johnny Sauter has five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts with two top-five finishes.

He has 753 of 754 laps completed (99.9%), two laps led, a best start: Fifth (2010), a Best finish: Fourth (2011), an Average start: 11.6 and an Average finish: 9.4. Sauter is one of seven drivers to compete in all five NCWTS race run at Chicagoland Speedway. He is one of only three drivers entered in Friday night's event to have four top-10 finishes at the 1.5-mile D-shaped Tri-oval.-ThorSport Racing
Sep 10 - 1:55 PM

Johnny Sauter finishes 8th in Sunday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario.

He started the No. 98 Nextant/Curb Records Toyota Tundra 11th in the lineup for the Chevrolet Silverado 250. He continues as the points leader in the 2014 NCWTS championship standings after this event.
Sep 2 - 8:12 PM

Johnny Sauter made seven road-course starts across NASCAR's top three divisions including, two starts in Sprint Cup in 2007, four starts in the Nationwide Series in 2005 and 2006, and one start in last year's inaugural Camping World Truck Series event at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada.

Said Sauter: "Canadian Tire Motorsports Park is a cool place. Obviously, very fast -- that's what I remember taking away from there last year. We unfortunately had trouble with our fuel cable on lap two of the race and fought that the rest of the day, so I didn't really have an opportunity to race a whole lot. (completed 34 of 64 laps, finished 28th). He hopes his team's full-day test session, at a local track in Ohio, in preparation for the 2nd annual event, and his former road course racing experience will pay dividends in his quest for his first Truck Series crown.-ThorSport Racing
Aug 27 - 8:15 AM

Johnny Sauter finishes 5th in Thursday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol (TN) Motor Speedway.

He started the No. 98 Nextant Aerospace/Curb Records Toyota Tundra 7th in the lineup for the UNOH 200 Presented By Zloop. He continues as the points leader in the 2014 NCWTS championship standings after this event.
Aug 21 - 8:28 PM

Johnny Sauter wins the 15th Annual Careers for Veterans 200 his 10th victory in 142 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races.

This is the No. 98 Toyota Tundra driver's first victory and 10th top-10 finish in 2014. His last victory came at Talladega on October 19, 2013. This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in six races at Michigan International Speedway. Sauter has now won at least one race in six consecutive seasons. With the victory, Sauter takes over the lead in the 2014 NCWTS championship standings by 9 points over teammate Matt Crafton.
Aug 16 - 3:08 PM

Johnny Sauter will race the No. 83 BK Racing Toyota according to Phil Parsons during the live Camping World Truck Series broadcast.

Sauter’s only start this season came at Pocono where the BK Racing team rolled out a fourth car to fill the field. He retired on lap 11 in 43rd, but this team is battling for points and Sauter should be able to finish somewhere in the mid-30s.
Aug 16 - 1:19 PM

Johnny Sauter finishes 2nd in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA.

He started the No. 98 Nextant Aero Space/Curb Records Toyota Tundra 6th in the lineup for the Pocono Mountains 150. He advanced one spot to 2nd in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after this event. He trails points leader Ryan Blaney by seven points.
Aug 5 - 9:58 PM

Mike Bliss was the driver of record for the No. 93 on the pre-entry list, but Johnny Sauter will replace him in the fourth BK Racing car.

This team is likely to start-and-park, so they will not make many rosters. Seat time is always valuable, however, so Sauter could be a better value in future seasons.
Aug 1 - 12:33 PM

Johnny Sauter has numerous tracks on the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule that he excels at - Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, the site of Saturday night's Pocono Mountains 150 has not been one of them.

Sauter's Average Finish across four career starts at the "Tricky Triangle" is 16.0. He hopes to replicate his improvement in last week's Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway in this week's event at Pocono and regain the points lead as the series hits the halfway point. He posted an Average Running Position of 8.493 en route to an eighth-place finish at the famed half-mile clay oval. His finish at Eldora was right in line with his Average Finish of 8.49 across the first 10 races on the 2014 schedule.-ThorSport Racing
Jul 29 - 7:20 PM