Martinsville: Mike Skinner preview

* This Week's Tundra... The No. 5 International Truck/Monaco RV Tundra team and driver Mike Skinner will race MDM-106 in Saturday's 250-lap NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Martinsville Speedway. MDM-106 was most recently raced at...

* This Week's Tundra... The No. 5 International Truck/Monaco RV Tundra team and driver Mike Skinner will race MDM-106 in Saturday's 250-lap NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Martinsville Speedway. MDM-106 was most recently raced at Phoenix International Raceway in November 2009 where Skinner crossed the finish line in the sixth-position after qualifying 12th. At Martinsville Speedway last October, Skinner won the pole while behind the wheel of the MDM-106 Toyota Tundra.

* Tied for Most Wins at Martinsville Speedway... Skinner is tied with Dennis Setzer as the winningest driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Martinsville Speedway with three victories. Additionally, Skinner has qualified on the pole on three different occasions at the Virginia short track, which places him second on the list for the most pole positions at Martinsville Speedway in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competition.

* Success at Martinsville Speedway... Skinner is one of only two drivers to have multiple wins in the NCWTS at Martinsville Speedway. The driver of the No. 5 International Trucks/Monaco RV Tundra has led 593 laps around the 0.562-mile track, which ranks him first on the list of career laps led.

* Toyota Loyalty... Skinner is the only driver to have piloted a Toyota Tundra in every NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. The two teamed up in 2004 when the manufacturer entered into the NASCAR arena.

Mike Skinner on driving at Martinsville Speedway

"I can't wait to get back to Martinsville [Speedway]. It's a track where I have had a lot of success, not just in the [Camping World] Truck series, but in every division that I have raced. In fact, my team swept Martinsville Speedway a couple years ago. I'm even more excited to be headed to Martinsville [Speedway] with Gene [Nead, crew chief] and the rest of the International Trucks/Monaco RVs Tundra team. I know that the guys have prepared a competitive Toyota Tundra and I hope that our team can find success at the half-mile track once again."

Crew Chief Gene Nead on racing at Martinsville Speedway

"Martinsville Speedway has been a really great track for Mike [Skinner] in the past and I feel like we've prepared a truck that is capable of winning. We are definitely ready to get back on track and get the weekend started. Our results this season have not shown what our trucks are capable of, and we're planning on changing that this weekend.

-source: randy moss motorsports

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Mike Skinner , Dennis Setzer