Michigan: Mike Skinner preview

* This Week's Tundra... The International Truck/Monaco RVs Toyota Tundra team will race MDM-043 this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. It is the same truck Skinner raced last year at Michigan International Speedway where he finished in...

* This Week's Tundra... The International Truck/Monaco RVs Toyota Tundra team will race MDM-043 this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. It is the same truck Skinner raced last year at Michigan International Speedway where he finished in the fifth position.

* Momentum for Michigan... Mike Skinner and the International Truck/Monaco RVs Toyota Tundra team achieved their first top-five finish of the 2010 season last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. The finish marked the Skinner's fifth-consecutive finish inside the top-10, and allows the momentum to continue building as the team searches for victory lane.

* Record Poles at MIS... Skinner is the only driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to have earned multiple poles at Michigan International Speedway. The driver of the No. 5 International Truck/Monaco RVs Toyota Tundra started the race from the pole position in two of the last four races at the Michigan track.

* Goodwood Festival of Speed... Mike Skinner will take part in the Goodwood Festival of Speed, July 2-4, in West Sussex, England for the second year in a row. Skinner will run a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Camry up the 1.16-mile course. The veteran is one of only two drivers to represent NASCAR at the annual hill climb and will race against drivers from the Formula 1, American Le Mans Series and World Superbike ranks.

Mike Skinner on driving at Michigan International Speedway

"I can't wait to unload the truck at Michigan [International Speedway]. Our team has built a lot of momentum over the last few weeks and after recording our first top-five finish of the season, I'm even more excited about our chances this weekend. It's great to have Stacy [Johnson], acting as the crew chief and working with the International Truck/Monaco RVs team. He did a great job last weekend and I can't wait to see what we can accomplish in the upcoming weeks."

Crew Chief Stacy Johnson on racing at Michigan International Speedway

"We're looking forward to racing at Michigan International Speedway with Mike [Skinner] behind the wheel. He's always been a strong competitor at Michigan [International Speedway], and I'm certain that this year will be no different. We're taking the same truck that Mike finished fifth in last year, and if we adjust it correctly throughout the weekend I think we'll be able to contend for the win on Saturday afternoon."

-source: rmm

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