Watkins Glen: Jason Leffler preview

* Watkins Glen International, by the numbers... In five NASCAR Nationwide Series starts at Watkins Glen International, Leffler has one top-10 and two top-15 finishes. In 2008, he laid down his best performance at the 2.45-mile road course,...

* Watkins Glen International, by the numbers... In five NASCAR Nationwide Series starts at Watkins Glen International, Leffler has one top-10 and two top-15 finishes. In 2008, he laid down his best performance at the 2.45-mile road course, driving to an eighth-place finish after starting 11th and leading for three laps.

* Home sweet home for one No. 38 crew member... Shock specialist, Pete Brower, who hails from Lindenhurst, NY, considers Watkins Glen his home track. Brower has been with Braun Racing since the 2006 season.

Leffler on returning to Watkins Glen International

"I like the fact that we get to pepper the schedule with a few road courses here and there. With 35 races a year, it's nice to mix things up a little bit every now and then. I actually enjoy racing at road courses. It provides a different challenge than what we are used to week-to-week. Last year at Watkins Glen, we had a hard wreck in practice and had to pull out the back-up car for the race. We rebounded and came home with a 15th-place finish. Going into these races, I try to set realistic expectations for myself. Usually the field has at least four or five road course ringers, so to be able to come away with a top-10 finish is a good goal for this Great Clips team."

Equipment Information

The No. 38 Great Clips team will hit the track with chassis #BR030 in this weekend's Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International. This chassis last saw track time at Road America where Leffler drove to an eighth-place finish after starting 19th.

-source: braun racing

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Jason Leffler