AM Racing announced today that 19-year old Justin Fontaine will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut driving the team’s No. 22 ProMATIC Automation Toyota Tundra during the Texas Roadhouse 200 on October 29 at Martinsville Speedway.
Matt Tifft (No. 11 Brain Gear/Surface Sunscreen Toyota Tundra) has two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts at Martinsville Speedway, with two top-10 finishes and an average finish of 8.5.
Timothy Peters (No. 17 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra) has recorded 21 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts at Martinsville Speedway, including his first series start (spring 2005) and his first win (fall 2009).
Martin Truex Jr. was sixth in both 2015 Martinsville Speedway races after qualifying on the first two rows and in order to be a good value this week, he needs to finish at least that well in the Goody's Fast Relief 500.
Matt Kenseth has scored six top-15s in seven Martinsville Speedway starts with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Jamie McMurray has alternated three lead lap finishes with an incomplete result in his last eight races.
Jimmie Johnson has earned nine career victories at Martinsville Speedway, but he has not scored a top-five there in his last four attempts.
David Ragan has earned three results in the low-20s in five short track races this year with a 21st at Martinsville Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway as his high water marks.
Tyler Reddick (No. 29 Cooper Standard Accelerate Manufacturing Ford F-150) completed all 1,169 total possible laps in five starts at Martinsville (VA) Speedway.
Daniel Hemric (No. 19 Blue Gate Bank Ford F-150) put it all on the line in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Chase elimination race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, unfortunately coming up just short of making the Round of 6.
Crash damage to his suspension sent Carl Edwards home 32nd at Richmond International Raceway this September, which snapped a four-race top-10 streak on short tracks.
Michael McDowell finished 19th at Bristol Motor Speedway in August and 12th at Richmond last month to give him back-to-back top-20s on short tracks.
Kurt Busch has earned nine previous short track victories during his career.
Matt DiBenedetto will be one of the drivers required to qualify on time this week as he gets moved into the third BK Racing entry in a 41-car field at Martinsville Speedway.
Gray Gaulding will make his Sprint Cup debut this week at Martinsville Speedway in the Goody's Fast Relief 500.