No. 20 Young’s Motorsports Team:
Driver: Spencer Boyd
Primary Partner(s): EZPOLE® Flagpoles
Manufacturer: Chevrolet Silverado
Crew Chief: Joe Lax
UNOH 200 Starting Position: 27th (Based on event formula)
2021 Driver Points Position: 24th
2021 Owner Points Position: 34th
Engine: Ilmor Racing Technologies
Notes of Interest:
Back To Familiar Territory: Fan favorite Spencer Boyd returns to Bristol Motor Speedway eyeing his first top-10 of the season for Young’s Motorsports.
No. 109: This weekend at Darlington, Boyd will make his 109th career NASCAR start. Boyd has three starts in the NASCAR Cup Series, 44 starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and will make his 62nd start in Trucks when the green flag waves Thursday night.
The highlight of his NASCAR career is a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway in October 2019 driving for Young’s Motorsports.
Welcome To The Team: This week at Bristol Motor Speedway, Young’s Motorsports welcomes EZPOLE® Flagpoles as the primary partner on the No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado.
EZPOLE® Flagpoles is an American company that proudly and patriotically offers AMERICAN-MADE products to anyone wanting to publicly display their pride in the U.S.A.
Spencer Boyd Truck Series Bristol Motor Speedway Stats: Thursday night’s UNOH 200 presented by Ohio Logistics will mark Boyd’s second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the 0.533-mile track.
Last September, the Creve Coeur, MO native delivered a 27th place finish after starting 22nd in the No. 20 Steelsafe Shelters Chevrolet Silverado.
Spencer Boyd Truck Series Short Track Stats: At NASCAR Camping World Truck Series tracks classified as a short track, Boyd has made eight starts throughout his career carrying an average finishing position of 21.9.
Darlington (S.C.) Raceway | In It To Win It 200 Race Recap: In the most recent NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway, Boyd made his 61st career NCWTS start.
Starting 26th based on the metrics set by NASCAR without practice or qualifying,
Boyd’s No. 20 Dan-O’s Seasoning Chevrolet Silverado made steady gains throughout the race, especially during Stage 3 which allowed him to contend for a top-20 finish.
Despite his best effort, Boyd took the checkered flag in 21st, a personal-best at the track dubbed “Too Tough To Tame” in three NCWTS starts.
To The Point(s): Entering Bristol, Boyd sits 24th in the championship standings.
49 points separate Boyd from 20th in the championship standings currently held by Parker Kligerman with five races remaining this season.
Young’s Motorsports’ No. 20 team also secures 34th in the NCWTS owner standings.
Chasing That W: Boyd is eyeing his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory for himself and Young’s Motorsports.
In 2019 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, Boyd pulled an upset during the Truck Series Playoffs by winning the Sugarland Shines 250 at the 2.66-mile superspeedway edging Todd Gilliland by 0.027 seconds.
Truck Series Rundown: In five years of Truck Series competition, Boyd has 61 career Truck Series starts with one win, two top-five and two top-10 finishes and a championship best of 17th in 2019 and carries an average finish of 22.8.
Calling the Shots: Guiding Boyd as crew chief of the No. 20 EZPOLE® Flagpoles Chevrolet Silverado is veteran crew chief Joe Lax.
He will crew chief his 72nd NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Thursday night. In his previous 71 races, he has one pole and six top-10 finishes to his resume.
This weekend marks his third race as crew chief in Thunder Valley on the concrete oval.
Follow on Social Media: For more on Spencer Boyd, please like him on Facebook (Spencer Boyd Racing) and follow him on Instagram (SpencerBoydpr) and Twitter (@SpencerBoyd).
For more on Young’s Motorsports, please visit YoungsMotorsports.com, like them on Facebook (Young’s Motorsports) and follow on Instagram (youngsmotorsports) and Twitter (@youngsmtrsports).
Spencer Boyd Pre-Race Quotes:
On Bristol: “Glad to be back at a short track. Bristol night racing under those lights is just a different vibe. I hope we can continue to carry this recent positive momentum with our No. 20 EZPOLE® Flagpoles 9.11 tribute scheme Chevrolet Silverado on Thursday night.”
The UNOH 200 presented by Ohio Logistics (200 laps | 106.6 miles) is the 18th of 22 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races on the 2021 schedule. The 40-truck field will take the green flag on Thurs., Sept. 16, 2021, shortly after 9:00 p.m. ET with live coverage on FOX Sports 1, the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90. All times are local (ET).
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