Dover: Justin Lofton preview

* Monstrous concrete... Lofton has one previous start on concrete this season prior to this week's event at the "Monster Mile" that is Dover International Speedway. He started a season's best 10th last month at Nashville Superspeedway before...

* Monstrous concrete... Lofton has one previous start on concrete this season prior to this week's event at the "Monster Mile" that is Dover International Speedway. He started a season's best 10th last month at Nashville Superspeedway before trouble on a restart hindered his effort, resulting in a 20th place finish. The concrete track at Dover however, is unique with its extreme characteristics. Measuring just one mile in length, the banking climbs to a challenging 24 degrees through the turns, giving the track the nickname of the Monster Mile.

* Movin' on up... Following Lofton's 13th place finish the last time out in Kansas Speedway, which was his best to date so far within Camping World Truck Series competition, the 24-year-old climbed three positions in the driver point standings, moving from 19th to 16th. The No. 7 Red Horse Racing team also jockeyed positions in the owner standings, and now sit 20th after the first five events.

* For fans hoping for some face time with Lofton, he will be signing autographs on Friday afternoon at the track between 1-2 PM in the Fanzone.

Justin Lofton on racing at Dover Intl Speedway "I'm really excited to head to Dover this weekend. We have some momentum coming from Kansas, and we're really looking forward to a strong run this weekend in order to get our summer started off in the right direction."

Crew Chief Mark Rette on Dover Intl Speedway "I love Dover. I've had a lot of success there in the past. It's one of those tracks for a rookie that you either love it, or hate it. It's very different than a lot of racetracks that we go to. The banking jumps a couple of stories down into the corners, there is a lot of speed through the corners. It's a big Bristol. Stuff happens fast."

Equipment Information Lofton will race chassis RHR110 at Dover this weekend. It is a truck that T.J. Bell drove to ninth place finish with at Homestead last November.

-source: rhr

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers T.J. Bell , Justin Lofton