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Team: GMS Racing-33-CWT
Age / DOB:  (37) / 5/1/1978
Ht / Wt:  5'11 / 200

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GMS Racing announced the addition of crew chief Marcus Richmond for the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season, bolstering the previously announced signing of NCWTS driver Johnny Sauter to the Statesville, N.C.-based organization.
"We've already got things set in motion (at GMS) as far as people and personnel," said Sauter. "We're still got a couple guys that we're trying to assemble to make it what we want it to be. Obviously, Marcus Richmond is going to come over and be the crew chief and he's got some key people that he thinks are going to help the program." Richmond joined GMS Racing after spending the previous two seasons at Red Horse Racing as crew chief for Timothy Peters. He contributes 10 years of experience as crew chief, including eight wins over 198 races.-GMS Racing Wed, Dec 16, 2015 02:33:00 PM

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Johnny Sauter (#98 Nextant/Curb Records Toyota Tundra) finished seventh in the November 20th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season-ending Ford EcoBoost 200 at Florida's Homestead-Miami Speedway.

He started 10th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 134-lap event. Sauter, who competed in all of the season's 23 races, scored seven top-fives, 16 top-10s and closed out the season fourth in the final 2015 NCWTS driver championship standings.
Tue, Nov 24, 2015 10:41:00 AM

Johnny Sauter, driver of the No. 98 Nextant Aerospace/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, will make his final start for ThorSport Racing in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Sauter, who has been with ThorSport Racing seven seasons, earned Rookie of the Year honors in 2009 followed by his first series win. Since joining the Sandusky, Ohio based team in 2009, he has made 163 starts, earned five poles, and led 1138 laps en route to 62 top-five, and 99 top-10 finishes. Furthermore, the Necedah, Wisconsin native has earned a victory in six consecutive NCWTS seasons, and finished within the top-10 in points every season, including five seasons with top-five finishes. Of the 36 trucks entered in the 20th annual event, Sauter is the only driver entered with a win at the track.-ThorSport Racing
Tue, Nov 17, 2015 09:00:00 PM

Johnny Sauter (#98 Smokey Mountain/Curb Records Toyota Tundra) was credited with a 25th place DNF in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona.

He started 16th on the grid and completed 120 laps of the 150-lap event before exiting the race (Accident). Sauter, who competed in all 22 races so far this season, is currently fourth in the 2015 NCWTS Championship standings.
Tue, Nov 17, 2015 12:05:00 AM

In six previous NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts at Phoenix International Raceway, Johnny Sauter has led 11 laps en route to three top-five and five top-10 finishes.

In 21 NCWTS starts in 2015, Sauter has completed 3166 of 3171 laps attempted (99.8%), and led 118 laps en route to seven top-five and 15 top-10 finishes. He has an Average Start of 11.8 and an Average Finish of 8.5 with a Best Start of third at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, and a Best Finish of third at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City and Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis. Previous Race Recap... Sauter started 13th and finished 13th in the WinStar World Casino 350k at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.-ThorSport Racing
Wed, Nov 11, 2015 03:17:00 PM

Johnny Sauter (#98 Smokey Mountain/Curb Records Toyota Tundra) finished 13th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 350 at the Texas Motor Speedway.

Started 13th in the lineup and completed all of the 147 laps run. Sauter, who has competed in all 21 series races so far this season, is currently fourth in the 2015 NCWTS Championship standings.
Sat, Nov 7, 2015 11:03:00 PM

In 14 previous NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at Texas Motor Speedway, Johnny Sauter has led 224 laps en route to two wins, six top-five and 11 top-10 finishes.

In fact, Sauter is tied with teammate, Matt Crafton, with the most wins of any driver entered in the 36th annual event. Furthermore, the Smokey Mountain driver ranks among the top-five in the following categories, according to the NASCAR Loop Data Statistics; Average Running Position (6.45), Laps in the top-15 (2139), and Laps Led (224).-ThorSport Racing
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 08:38:00 PM

Johnny Sauter (#98 Smokey Mountain/Curb Records Toyota Tundra) finished ninth in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Virginia's Martinsville Speedway.

Started 17th in the lineup and completed all of the 200 laps run. Sauter, who has competed in all 20 series races so far this season, is currently fourth in the 2015 NCWTS Championship standings.
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 09:58:00 PM

Johnny Sauter (#98 Smokey Mountain/Curb Records Toyota Tundra) had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in final practice for the Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200.

The average speed of 93.960 mph was best of the 21 trucks that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. #88 Matt Crafton, #4 Erik Jones, #33 Brandon Jones and #14 Daniel Hemric are the rest of the top five on this list.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 04:24:00 PM

Johnny Sauter will make his 16th start at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.

In 15 previous starts, he has led 286 laps en route to two wins, five top-five and seven top-10 finishes. In fact, the Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff driver has more wins (2), and has led more laps (286), than any other driver entered in the 28th annual event.-ThorSport Racing
Wed, Oct 28, 2015 07:43:00 PM

Johnny Sauter (#98 Nextant/Curb Records Toyota Tundra) finished seventh in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series fred's 250 at Alabama's Talladega Superspeedway.

Started eighth in the lineup and completed all of the 98 laps run. Sauter, who has competed in all 19 series races so far this season, is currently fourth in the 2015 NCWTS Championship standings.
Sun, Oct 25, 2015 09:31:00 PM

In six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at Talladega Superspeedway since 2009, Johnny Sauter has completed 499 of 570 laps run (87.5%).

He has eight laps led, one win (2013), three top-five finishes, a best start: 4th (2014), an average start: 17.0 and an average finish: 11.0. The No. 98 team will unload chassis No. 25 for Saturday's fred's 250 powered by Coca-Cola. This particular chassis was last seen at Daytona earlier this season. Sauter started 19th and finished 10th.-ThorSport Racing
Wed, Oct 21, 2015 09:09:00 PM

GMS Racing is pleased to announce that 10-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race winner, Johnny Sauter, will join the organization to compete for the 2016 driver championship title.

The 2016 campaign will mark Sauter’s seventh full-time season in the NCWTS, and his return to the seat of a Chevrolet Silverado for the first time since 2011. The Necedah, Wisc., native has a storied history with Chevrolet, scoring his first four NCWTS victories in a Silverado. Sauter brings a wealth of racing experience to GMS Racing, with 170 NCWTS starts, and 460 starts across NASCAR’s three national touring series to his credit. Additionally, he has visited NCWTS victory lane in six-consecutive seasons with his first win coming at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 2009.
Source: GMS Racing
Thu, Oct 15, 2015 07:50:00 PM

Johnny Sauter (No. 98 Nextant/Curb Records Toyota Tundra) finished 12th in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rhino Linings 350 at Nevada's Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Started 13th in the lineup and completed 145 of the 146 laps run (led 13 laps). Sauter, who has competed in all 18 series races so far this season, is currently 12th in the 2015 NCWTS Championship standings.
Tue, Oct 6, 2015 12:08:00 PM

Johnny Sauter, driver of the No. 98 Nextant Aerospace/Curb Records Toyota Tundra is on the hunt for his first win of the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season, and the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS), site of his first series win, is a good place to "cash in."

In six previous starts since 2009, the ThorSport Racing driver has led 87 laps en route to one win (2009), and four top-five finishes. In fact, according to NASCAR's Loop Data Statistics, Sauter ranks second in the following categories; Laps in the Top-15 (1249), Laps Led (87), and Fastest Laps Run.-ThorSport Racing
Thu, Oct 1, 2015 08:03:00 PM