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David Starr No. 11 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra Career at California Speedway: David Starr will be competing for the 9th time in his career at the California Speedway when he takes the green flag for the Racetickets.com 200 NASCAR ...

David Starr
No. 11 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra

Career at California Speedway:

David Starr will be competing for the 9th time in his career at the California Speedway when he takes the green flag for the Racetickets.com 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race Friday, February 24th in the No. 11 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra. Starr will be making his first appearance in a race at the California Speedway driving a Toyota. In his eight previous starts at the track in the Craftsman Truck Series, Starr has had one pole, three top-five and three top-ten finishes. His highest finish was fourth in the 2002 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event.

David Starr discusses racing at the California Speedway:

"I've had a lot of success racing at the California Speedway in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. I had one pole in 2002 and a couple top-five and top-ten finishes. We started second last year and I led quite a few laps before an accident ended our day early. I'm looking forward to going back and getting a win for this Red Horse Racing team. These guys put together a fast truck for us to run out there. One thing about California is it is a fast track where you can run hard from the time they throw the green until they drop the checkered flag."

David Starr discusses back to back races after Daytona:

"I like racing back to back weekends. A few years ago we waited a month or so for our second race after Daytona -- that makes it hard to build up momentum with the team. Now you come straight off of Daytona to Fontana which helps keep everyone pumped up for the season. NASCAR has done a good job over the last couple years by cutting the amount of time in between races on the Craftsman Truck Series schedule and this years schedule is the best so far. Racing back to back is extremely beneficial for me this season since I am new to the Red Horse Racing team. These back to back events will allow Jamie (Jones, crew chief), the guys and myself to build up communication and chemistry quicker."

David Starr talks about his Daytona finish:

"We struggled in Daytona with our handling. I was loose all night and we just battled together as a team and brought the truck home in one piece. We had a good qualifying run and I was really hoping for a better finish then what we got. This is a new team for me and each race we are together this season we will only get better and better. So, we took home our Daytona finish and head to California to improve on it."

-rhr

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers David Starr
Teams Red Horse Racing