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Skinner Wants to Add to Tundra Trophies NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: In five NCWTS races in 2009, Toyota Tundra drivers have combined for four wins (Todd Bodine -- Daytona; Busch -- California and Atlanta;...

Skinner Wants to Add to Tundra Trophies

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS)

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: In five NCWTS races in 2009, Toyota Tundra drivers have combined for four wins (Todd Bodine -- Daytona; Busch -- California and Atlanta; Mike Skinner -- Kansas), 17 top-fives and 26 top-10 finishes … In addition, Tundra drivers have recorded two poles and led 416 laps … Lowe's Motor Speedway is one of only three tracks on the NCWTS schedule (Iowa Speedway and Chicagoland Speedway) where a Tundra has not been to victory lane…Tundra drivers will participate in an autograph session on Friday, May 15 at the Toyota PitPass display, from 1:30 to 2:00 PM.

MIKE SKINNER, No. 5 Exide Batteries Toyota Tundra, Randy Moss Motorsports

Is there extra motivation to win at Lowe's Motor Speedway? "I don't really need any extra motivation to win any race, we stay motivated to win races -- but it would be awesome to get Toyota another win in the Camping World Truck Series and their first at Lowe's Motor Speedway. We have run very well at Lowe's Motor Speedway in the past and feel strong about our chances. We have a lot of momentum to get it done."

TODD BODINE, No. 30 Copart Inc. Toyota Tundra, Germain Racing

What makes Lowe's Motor Speedway stand out from other tracks? "It's easy to overdrive the corners, and the groove can move around a little bit, especially in turns three and four. It's a tricky race track. The thing that stands out the most is being able to sleep in my own bed at night -- it might be my favorite feature. I'm one of the few drivers who can say they've run in four NASCAR series at Lowe's. I've raced in Cup, Nationwide and the Truck Series, and also in the Sportsman series. I ran four races in Sportsman, with a best finish of second-place."

-credit: toyota motorsports

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Todd Bodine , Mike Skinner
Teams Germain Racing