Memphis: Jack Sprague preview

Only three-time NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Champion - 1997, 1999, 2001 Leading NCTS money winner exceeding $4.86 million in winnings-needs just $144,000 to top $5 million-first to do so in NCTS Only driver to start all 170 events as NCTS ...

Only three-time NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Champion - 1997, 1999, 2001

Leading NCTS money winner exceeding $4.86 million in winnings-needs just $144,000 to top $5 million-first to do so in NCTS

Only driver to start all 170 events as NCTS full-time competitor 1995-2001

Holds series records for total top-five and top-ten finishes in NCTS

Holds series records for most lead lap finishes (141-78.8%) and races running at the finish (164-91.6%)

Second on all time NCTS win list (needs 2 wins to tie, 3 to be all-time series winner)

Second on all time NCTS starts list - 179

IWX Racing defending NCTS Championship team

IWX Racing winner of two consecutive NCTS championships - 2002 and 2003

JACK SPRAGUE QUOTES:

On Memphis Motorsports Park: "I really like the Memphis track. You have to lift there and that puts the driver strongly in the equation. I know it is considered to be one of the more difficult tracks to drive on our NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series circuit but I have had a pole and a win there and the IWX Racing Chevy Trucks Silverado team has had great finishes there as well so I feel like we have what it takes to put a good race weekend together. Our short track program has been right where it needs to be this year so I am really looking forward to this weekend's race.

On steady climb in the standings: "It is too early to think about points and a championship. We need to focus on one race at a time and apply what we are learning to improve each race. With the technology we have gained from GM Racing and working with the other top-Silverado teams in the program, we have available every race more information than there has ever been for Truck teams not affiliated with a Cup program. GM Racing has provided us with specialist in shocks and aerodynamics as well equipment to help us further fine tune our setups. This weekend in Memphis, the aero part isn't nearly as important as the handling characteristics of the Truck. There has been so much new technology and advances for us, we need to carefully analyze how to apply the information to our team and Truck and go one race at a time. Top-five finishes and wins will come from taking advantage of all these components. Points come with being consistent week after week.

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Jack Sprague