Grant Enfinger Would Like To Add Another Iowa Victory To His Resume

Grant Enfinger

Race No. 9 of 23

Team Information:

Driver Point Standings: 6th

Owner Point Standings: 8th

Sunoco Rookie of the Year Contender

Sounding Off – Grant Enfinger:

“I’m definitely looking forward to Iowa. I’ve been fortunate enough to win an ARCA Series race in Iowa, and I really like that track. It’s one of the places that I have been to a few times, just never in a truck. As far as the Truck Series schedule, there’s not really another place that compares to Iowa, so it’s a ‘bigger short track,’ and I’m really looking forward to that.”

News & Notes:

  • Chassis Chatter… The No. 98 ThorSport Racing (TSR) team will unload chassis No. 52 forFriday night’s M&M’S 200 at Iowa Speedway in Newton. This is the same chassis Grant Enfinger piloted to a third-place finish at Dover (Del.) International Speedway earlier this month.

  • Hawkeye State Stats… Although Enfinger will make his Iowa Speedway debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) M&M’S 200 at Iowa Speedway on Fridaynight, the ThorSport Racing driver has six starts in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (2008-2015) at the 7/8-mile track.

  • Rookie Stripe: Enfinger is currently tied with Chase Briscoe in the 2017 Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings after eight of 23 races this season.

  • Race Rewind – Gateway…. In his Gateway Motorsports Park debut, Enfinger started 14th, ran as high as fourth, and finished fifth. The top-five result was the ThorSport Racing drivers third consecutive top-five finish.

  • Catch Grant at Iowa… Enfinger will participate in the NCWTS autograph session on Friday, June 23 from 3-3:45pm CT under the grandstands in Turn 4.

Enfinger’s Iowa ARCA Stats:

  • Starts: 6, since 2008

  • Laps Completed: 915 of 1161 (78.8%)

  • Laps Led: 38

  • Wins: 1 (2013)

  • Top-5 Finishes: 4

  • Top-10 Finishes: 5

  • Best Start: 5th (2015)

  • Average Start: 11.8

  • Average Finish: 9.5

Enfinger’s Career NCWTS stats:

  • Starts: 22 since 2010

  • First Start: Talladega (2010)

  • First Full-time Season: 2017

  • Poles: 1 (Daytona, 2016)

  • Wins: 1 (Talladega, 2016)

  • Top-5 Finishes: 5

  • Top-10 Finishes: 10

  • Laps Completed: 2,962

  • Laps Led: 68

  • Avg. Start: 12.6

  • Avg. Finish: 12.2

Iowa Stages:

  • Stage 1 – 60 laps (concludes at lap 60)

  • Stage 2 – 60 laps (concludes at lap 120)

  • Stage 3 – 80 laps (concludes at lap 200)

Race Information:

Date: Friday, June 23, 2017

Time: 8:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1, SiriusXM & MRN

Track: 7/8-mile oval

Distance: 200 Laps, 175-Miles


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.