Michigan: Terry Cook preview

* The 14-year NASCAR Camping World Truck Series veteran will be making his 10th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Michigan International Speedway. * Cook has led 15 laps at Michigan and has been running at the finish of all nine of the...

* The 14-year NASCAR Camping World Truck Series veteran will be making his 10th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Michigan International Speedway.

* Cook has led 15 laps at Michigan and has been running at the finish of all nine of the events he raced in there. He has also been on the lead lap in all nine events.

* This Saturday Cook will be racing Nitro. Cook raced this same truck in Dover to a top-10 finish a few weeks ago.

* Terry Cook's hometown of Sylvania, Ohio is only 45 miles from the race track in Brooklyn, Michigan.

* In 165 speedway (one-to-two mile tracks) starts, Cook has four wins, three poles, 16 top-five and 64 top-10 finishes. He has led 514 laps in his career on this particular category of tracks.

Double File Restarts: "NASCAR implemented a new double file restart procedure for the Sprint Cup Series in Pocono last week. And the rumor is the Camping World Truck Series will be getting it in the coming weeks as well. I've always said I am a fan first and a competitor second. I think this ruling is long overdue. Every competitor out there has a 50-50 chance of making their track position better or worse. It's a gamble the way it is set up right now, but for the fans it is one of the best changes NASCAR has made in a long time. When faced with the pitting decision you can take the gamble and stay out hoping for that next caution which could greatly improve your racing position but if you get caught out there, then it doesn't help you. It throws a lot more into the mix and will make it so much more exciting for the fans."

Green Flag Runs: "Michigan has been known to have a lot of green flag runs like we saw at Texas Motor Speedway last weekend. So once again we will be watching tire wear and really focusing on getting the truck as low on the race track as we possibly can. Michigan is about endurance, and being able to hold the gas pedal down for as long as you possibly can."

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Series NASCAR Truck
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