Texas II: Elliott Sadler preview

NUMBER 10: Elliott Sadler returns to the No. 2 this weekend for his Truck Series debut at Texas Motor Speedway. The race will be Sadler's 10th-career start in the Truck Series, and his seventh in a Kevin Harvick Inc. (KHI) truck. In his nine ...

NUMBER 10: Elliott Sadler returns to the No. 2 this weekend for his Truck Series debut at Texas Motor Speedway. The race will be Sadler's 10th-career start in the Truck Series, and his seventh in a Kevin Harvick Inc. (KHI) truck. In his nine previous Truck Series races, Sadler has one win, one pole (both achieved at Pocono Raceway earlier this season), two top-five finishes and three top-10 finishes. He has led a total of 104 laps in the Truck Series, all of which were led this season in a KHI truck.

THOUGHTS FROM THE DRIVER: Elliott Sadler

How do you feel going into this week's race at Texas Motor Speedway?

"Texas is one of my favorite tracks on the schedule. I've won there before and it's one of the fastest places we race all year. I've got a win under my belt in the truck, and of all the things I've accomplished in my career, knowing that I've won in all three series is something I'm very proud of. Hopefully we can get a win, a cowboy hat and that cool trophy from Texas this weekend."

What have your Cup Series win and Nationwide Series pole at the track taught you about what it takes to be successful at Texas Motor Speedway?

"Obviously, at any mile and a half, horsepower is a big deal. But when you look at Texas, you're in the corner for a long time so it's important to have the truck turning well. We'll focus on race trim during practice and get the No. 2 Realtree Chevrolet ready for a good weekend. Hunting season in Texas will be in and I've been bow hunting back in Virginia, so it's really cool to represent the Realtree brand."

CHASSIS HISTORY: The No. 2 team will utilize chassis No. 047 this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. Chassis No. 047 made its debut at Las Vegas Motor Speedway where it was driven by Ron Hornaday to an 11th-place finish after starting in the seventh position.

-source: khi

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Ron Hornaday Jr. , Elliott Sadler