CALIFORNIA NOTES * Dennis Setzer finished second in the 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season final point standings. It was the second straight runner-up finish for Setzer and his ...
* Dennis Setzer finished second in the 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season final point standings. It was the second straight runner-up finish for Setzer and his #46 Morgan-Dollar race team in as many seasons.
* In addition to his 167 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series starts, Dennis Setzer has 7 Winston Cup and 102 Busch Grand National starts in his career including 2 Busch Series victories (South Boston 1994, Hickory 1994)
* ACXIOM -- The primary sponsor of the #46 Morgan-Dollar Motorsports race team from 1998-2003 returns to the #46 team as an associate sponsor this year.
"We came out here in late January and tested our #46 Silverado and felt pretty good when we packed up and headed back to North Carolina. This place has been good to us over the past few years, but we know that the competition has gotten better and better, especially at a tough two-mile facility like this. You have to have a strong motor program to run good here and we feel like the RCR motors we have under the hood of our Chevrolet will give us the advantage we need to get to victory lane here at this type of speedway."
NOTES: Dennis Setzer is anticipating great things in his fifth season as the driver for Morgan Dollar Motorsports in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. After two straight runner-up finishes in the NCTS season-ending point standings, the series' veteran and the No. 46 Chevrolet Silverado team are poised to again be one of the top contenders for the coveted championship trophy. Setzer posted impressive stats in 2004 as he battled for the championship with two wins bringing his NCTS career total to 12. He claimed eight top-five and 16 top-ten finishes with a remarkable average 10th place finishing position at the conclusion of the 25-race season. His NCTS record boasts being the only driver to win a race in seven consecutive seasons. He also holds the record for winning from the worst starting position of a NCTS winner, (33rd) at Martinsville in 2002. In 1999, his first full season of NCTS competition, Setzer finished an impressive third in the final standings. Setzer has two wins in 101 starts in the NASCAR Busch Grand National Division and seven starts in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series. His NCTS career began as a backup driver in 1998 for injured driver/owner Bob Keselowski posting top-10 finishes in three of six starts, including a victory at Mesa Marin Raceway in Bakersfield, CA.