Kansas: David Starr preview

They often say that things, both good and bad, happen in-groups of three. If this old adage is true, then David Starr and the Spears Motorsports Team should have all their bad luck behind then and the O'Reilly 250 at Kansas Speedway, Saturday,...

They often say that things, both good and bad, happen in-groups of three. If this old adage is true, then David Starr and the Spears Motorsports Team should have all their bad luck behind then and the O'Reilly 250 at Kansas Speedway, Saturday, July 3 should mark a new beginning for this popular team.

"We've had our share of not-so-good races," says Starr. "But hopefully, that's all behind us and it will be smooth sailing from now on. Kansas will mark Round 10 of this year's NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and now it is time to star putting our No. 75 Spears Manufacturing Chevy Silverado in Victory Lane."

Starr, who took the pole and a top three finish in Charlotte has also earned five top ten finishes so far this season. "We didn't have a good race at Milwaukee last weekend," continues Starr. I figured we had a top ten truck. We had worked our way up to 11th by lap 138 when bang; we got hit by another competitor and ended up wrecking which put an early end to our day. Naturally we were disappointed, but its part of racing and you certainly have to learn to take the good with the bad."

Kansas last season was another race that Starr was forced to sit out due to injuries. "Sitting on the sidelines last year was just awful", says Starr, who missed a total of four races "I can't think of anything worse than having to just watch, when all you want to do is be right up in the thick of things. I'm really looking forward to running at Kansas Speedway. It is a fun, high-speed track, the kind I like and the kind we tend to do well on. I think we have a good chance of getting on the Podium."

Armed with a fast running Chevy Silverado, there is no doubt that the Spears Team can do exactly what they plan. "We know the Spears Chevy is good," sums up Starr. "Now all we need is a little luck and we can show the fans what we can do."

Qualifying for the O'Reilly 250 gets underway on Friday, July 2 at 3PM (ET) and race action thunders into play on Saturday, July 3 at 3PM (ET). TV coverage will be live on SPEED TV.

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers David Starr