Homestead: Jack Sprague preview

This will be Jack Sprague's 11th career start at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Along with eight previous starts at the track in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, Jack has to his credit one start respectively in each the Nextel Cup Series and...

This will be Jack Sprague's 11th career start at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Along with eight previous starts at the track in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, Jack has to his credit one start respectively in each the Nextel Cup Series and the Busch Series.

Jack On Homestead:

"Homestead is another one of those tracks that I have had some good success at -- but the win has just somehow always slipped away from me. The track is completely different than when the series first started racing there about ten years ago. It is a fast and wide track but you seem to loose grip a lot there which makes the handling of your truck fall off. It will be important for us to get our Toyota Tundra where it handles very well so we can keep as much grip as possible on older tires. This Wyler Racing team and Toyota have been awesome to work with here these last four races and it all excites me about what could happen with us nextyear. First, we all want to go down to Homestead and get in a very good run and it would be incredible to give this team their first win and get that elusive win for myself at Homestead."

Jack Is Due At Homestead:

Jack has not won in his career at the Homestead-Miami Speedway but he is certainly due. He has the most top-five (six) and top-ten (seven) finishes at the track in South Florida. He also has completed the most laps (1,251) and miles (1,876.50) along with leading the most (241 laps/361.5 miles). Sprague's best finish at Homestead is second which he has accomplished twice (1996 & 1998).

Jack On 2005 Season:

"The 2005 season has been up and down for me -- I had one win at Texas and a pole in Milwaukee with the No. 16 Xpress Motorsports Craftsman Truck Series team. I enjoyed working with Xpress over the last season but I had to look hard at the opportunity to work with the Wylers and drive a Toyota. My first race with Wyler Racing was in Martinsville this fall and over the course of the past four races we've really built up a lot of chemistry on this team. I'm looking forward to a Championship Year in '06. The Toyota Tundra I'm driving have so much technology and horsepower behind them that it is a no wonder they have been dominating these last few races. I look forward to ending the 2005 season on a high note and building some momentum for this No. 60 Toyota team heading into 2006."

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