Crafton at Mesa Marin pre-race notes

MATT CRAFTON No. 88 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Day One - Friday, March 16, 2000 PRACTICE ONE Top fastest time = 19.358 seconds at 92.985 mph (Terry Cook, ...

MATT CRAFTON No. 88 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Day One - Friday, March 16, 2000

PRACTICE ONE Top fastest time = 19.358 seconds at 92.985 mph (Terry Cook, #29 Ford) Matt Crafton's fastest time = 19.760 seconds at 91.093 mph (21st fastest)

PRACTICE TWO Top fastest time = 19.169 seconds at 93.902 mph (Joe Ruttman, #18 Dodge) Matt Crafton's fastest time = 19.681 seconds at 91.459 mph (24th fastest)

PRACTICE THREE Top fastest time = 19.471 seconds at 92.445 mph (Matt Crafton, #88 Chevrolet)

"We discovered it was a bad master cylinder which explained why my brakes kept locking up going into turns," stated Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 NASCAR Craftsman Truck. "Now that we've fixed the problem and charted fastest in this last practice, we are good to go."

QUALIFYING Top qualifier= 19.133 seconds at 94.078 mph (Ted Musgrave, #1 Dodge) Crafton's qualifying position, time and mph = 29th pos., 19.888 sec., 90.507 mph

Matt Crafton and the No. 88 SealMaster Racing team will race this Saturday, March 17 in the Orchard Supply Warehouse 250 at Mesa Marin Raceway. Race will be televised on ESPN starting at 8:00 p.m. est.

-Janet Risner

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Ted Musgrave , Terry Cook , Matt Crafton , Joe Ruttman