Grant Enfinger Previews The Bristol Night Race

Grant Enfinger

Race 16 of 23: Bristol Motor Speedway
Track Length / Type: 1/2-mile, high-banked oval
Race Distance: 200 laps I 106.6 miles
Race Format: Three Stages | Stage 1: 55 laps (ending at Lap 55), Stage 2: 55 laps (ending at Lap 110), Final Stage: 90 laps (ending at Lap 200)
ThorSport Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway
ThorSport Racing has made 39 starts at Bristol Motor Speedway with 15 different drivers since 1997:
  • Wins: 0
  • Poles: 0
  • Top-five finishes: 8
  • Top-10 finishes: 14
  • Laps Led: 137
  • Highest Start: 4th (Johnny Sauter – 2010, Ben Rhodes – 2016)
  • Highest Finish: 2nd (Matt Crafton – 2009 and 2017, Johnny Sauter – 2011)
Ford Facts: Bristol Motor Speedway
Ford-powered F-150’s have found victory lane 97 times since 1995 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), including five wins at Bristol, one being their first victory as a manufacturer in the series:
  • Joe Ruttman – 1995
  • Carl Edwards – 2004
  • Mark Martin – 2006
  • Brad Keselowski – 2014
  • Ryan Blaney – 2015

Team Info/Stats:

 Crew Chief: Jeff Hensley

Driver Point Standings: 3rd

Owner Point Standings: 4th
Playoff Position: 6th

Spotter: David Pepper

Truck: No. 98 Champion Power Equipment/Curb Records Ford F-150
Chatting with Grant Enfinger…
“I’m really looking forward to Bristol this weekend. It’s a really fast short track, and a lot of fun to drive. We had a strong run there last year, and I feel like we can work on a few things and be in contention for the win on Thursday night.”
Chassis No. 43
Starts: 11
Last raced:
Martinsville – 2018
Poles: 1 (Gateway – 2018)
Wins: 1 (Martinsville – 2015)
Total Laps Led: 36
Top-five finishes: 6
Top-10 finishes: 7
Enfinger at Bristol (NCWTS) 
Starts: 1
Highest start: 7th
Highest finish: 4th
Last race finish: 4th
Race Recap: Michigan
Started: 6th
Stage 1: 5th
Stage 2: 1st
Finished: 7th
Laps: 100 / 100
Laps Led: 16
News and Notes

Positioning for Playoffs…

With Bristol remaining as the last race before the NCWTS Playoffs begin, Currently sixth in Playoff standings, Enfinger’s strong run at Michigan this past weekend helped further solidify his shot at his first appearance in the series playoffs in two years of competition.

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