TUNDRA HISTORY: This weekend's NCTS race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway will mark the fifth time Toyota Tundras will compete on the one-mile oval. Tundras have earned two wins at the speedway -- Travis Kvapil (2004) and Johnny Benson (2006).
TUNDRA HISTORY: This weekend's NCTS race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway will mark the fifth time Toyota Tundras will compete on the one-mile oval. Tundras have earned two wins at the speedway -- Travis Kvapil (2004) and Johnny Benson (2006). Four Tundra drivers earned top-10 finishes at New Hampshire in last year's race -- Skinner (third), Todd Bodine (fourth), Ted Musgrave (seventh) and Johnny Benson (eighth).
REUTIMANN READY: "This is kind of a one-shot deal that we're doing at Loudon," says Reutimann, about running the No. 9 Tundra at New Hampshire. There's a lot of guys on that team that I worked with in the past and were with me on my original truck deal, so I am looking forward to going back and working with them. We're definitely there to try to win the race and try to have a good time. I appreciate the opportunity that the Germain family is giving us. It's a one shot deal and I'm really looking forward to it."
OVERSTREET/REUTIMANN REUNION: "I'm excited, it's going to be fun to do another race with him," says Jason Overstreet, crew chief on the Germain Racing No. 9 Tundra. "It took us about a year-and-a-half to really mesh back when we were together a couple seasons ago, and I really enjoy working with him. The trucks are so different now that not many of our notes will be useful this weekend, but we'll rely on the 30 (Todd Bodine) truck to give us some good information. We'll get the truck as good as we can, and then we'll hammer down."
GONE FROM GATEWAY: The NCTS drivers spent the weekend at Gateway International Raceway near St. Louis for the 17th race of the season. Four Tundra drivers earned top-10 finishes including Benson (third), Bodine (fourth), Skinner (seventh) and Musgrave (10th). Other Tundra drivers in the field included Shane Sieg (13th), Terry Cook (17th), Chrissy Wallace (19th), Michael Annett (24th), Marc Mitchell (26th), Justin Marks (27th) and David Starr (28th).
FOUR IN TOP-10: Four Tundra drivers are currently in the top-10 in the NCTS championship race. Benson still leads the standings and now has a 94-point advantage over defending NCTS champion Ron Hornaday, Jr. Bodine, the 2006 NCTS champion, is fourth, followed by two-time NCTS champion Skinner (fifth) and Cook (10th).
A FINE NINE: Tundra drivers have registered nine NCTS wins in 2008. Benson (Milwaukee, Kentucky, Indianapolis and Nashville) and Busch (California, Atlanta and Bristol) have each won multiple races. Tundra racers Bodine (Daytona) and Speed (Dover) each have one NCTS victory in 2008.
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