Texas: Jason Leffler preview

Jason Leffler ready to battle it out in the O'Reilly Challenge at Texas * Leffler back in the seat of the No. 38 Great Clips Camry... This weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, Leffler will return to the seat of the No. 38 machine. Leffler is ...

Jason Leffler ready to battle it out in the O'Reilly Challenge at Texas

* Leffler back in the seat of the No. 38 Great Clips Camry...

This weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, Leffler will return to the seat of the No. 38 machine. Leffler is splitting his time this season, piloting Braun Racing's No. 10 Camry (eight races) and No. 38 Camry (27 races), to compete for the 2010 driver championship.

* Texas IS the Site of Leffler's First Career Nationwide Series Pole...

In his first start at Texas Motor Speedway in 2000, Leffler captured his first career Nationwide Series pole. Two years later, he sat on the pole for his first Camping World Truck Series race at the Fort Worth-based track.

* Leffler's Texas Nationwide Series Highlights...

Leffler has 11 Nationwide Series starts at Texas with one pole (2000), one top-five and four top-10 finishes. His best performance at the 1.5-mile tri-oval came last November when he started and finished THIRD.

Leffler on racing at Texas Motor Speedway

"Texas is an awesome track! It's fast and slick with a wide racing surface. The older the track gets, the slicker it gets and the wider the groove gets during the race. You can pretty much run anywhere on the track you want to. It's a lot of fun to race there, especially when you get up there right against the fence. Turn two is the trouble spot there. The banking holds you really good and then, at last second, the banking falls off. If you aren't careful you can get caught out there and pick up a bad push at the very end or, if you're pushing before that, it can snap you loose. It definitely has its own unique characteristics but it is a great track and the racing is always really good.

Equipment Information

The No. 38 Great Clips team will hit the track with chassis #BR035 in this weekend's O'Reilly 300. This is the same chassis Leffler competed with in his last visit to TMS where he started and finished third. He also drove #035 earlier this season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway where he started 31st and finished 12th.

-source: braun racing

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
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