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Grant Enfinger Updates

Grant Enfinger 2019 Las Vegas 2 Recap

September 14, 2019

Grant Enfinger, No. 98 ThorSport Racing/Curb Records Ford F-150
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
Las Vegas Motor Speedway – World of Westgate 200
Race No. 19 of 23
Las Vegas Race Information:
Started: 8th
Stage 1: N/A
Stage 2: N/A
Finished: 31st
Laps: 6/134
Laps Led: 0
Status: Engine
Driver Points: 8th
Owner Points: 8th
2019 Stats:
Starts: 19
Poles: 2
Wins: 0
Laps Led: 293
Top-5 Finishes: 8
Top-10 Finishes: 14
GRANT ENFINGER’S PLAYOFF HOPES GO UP IN SMOKE
“We had a really good ThorSport Racing F-150 tonight. It’s a shame our season came down to a part failure that we had nothing to do with. I definitely share our owner’s frustrations with the parts there under the hood. We haven’t had the best couple of months here, but we’ve had a heck of a season, and a fast Ford F-150 tonight. It just wasn’t meant to be.”

Grant Enfinger 2019 Bristol Recap

August 16, 2019

Grant Enfinger, No. 98 ThorSport Racing/Curb Records Ford F-150
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
Bristol Motor Speedway – UNOH 200
Race No. 17 of 23
Bristol Race Information:
Started: 14th
Stage 1: 11th
Stage 2: 9th
Finished: 5th
Laps: 200/200
Laps Led: 57
Status: Running
Driver Points: 4th
Owner Points: 5th
2019 Stats:
Starts: 17
Poles: 2
Laps Led: 293
Top-5 Finishes: 8
Top-10 Finishes: 14
TOP-FIVE FINISH FOR GRANT ENFINGER AT BRISTOL
“Thanks to Jeff Hensley (crew chief), he was able to get us some track position there after the second stage. We weren’t a bad truck when we had the lead. I was tight in traffic, and track position was a premium. I don’t know what I could have done differently on that restart. The 24 was just a little bit better than us on the top side. I thought about taking away the top side, but we weren’t good up there, so I stuck to the bottom because that’s what worked for us. The 24 just flat out nailed that restart and got me. We had a great truck once we got some clean air. I’m really proud of all these guys at ThorSport Racing; Duke and Rhonda Thorson, Champion Power Equipment, Curb Records, everyone that allows us to do this. We’re still alive.”

Grant Enfinger 2019 Michigan Recap

August 12, 2019

Grant Enfinger, No. 98 LTi Printing/Curb Records/ThorSport Racing Ford F-150
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
Michigan International Speedway – Corrigan Oil 200
Race No. 16 of 23
Michigan Race Information:
Started: 9th
Stage 1: 6th
Stage 2: 3rd
Finished: 7th
Laps: 105/105
Laps Led: 3
Status: Running
Driver Points: 1st
Owner Points: 1st
Unofficial Playoff Position – Driver: 2nd (-3)
Unofficial Playoff Position – Owner: 2nd (-1)
GRANT ENFINGER FINISHES SEVENTH AT MICHIGAN – CLINCHES REGULAR SEASON CHAMPION TITLE AND A PLAYOFF BERTH
Would you have thought at the beginning of the season, that you would have become the Regular Season Champion?
“Oh, without a doubt. I feel like we can be holding that trophy after Homestead as well. I don’t know that we’ve all the way hit our stride. We’ve stumbled a little bit the last couple of months, but overall we’ve got solid Ford F-150’s that we’re bringing to the track. When we miss it, no one blames each other, we just get in there and dig, and make the most of it, and that was the story this weekend. We were terrible yesterday. Jeff Hensley (crew chief) made some good calls and we had a decent truck today.”
As the Regular Season Champion, do you think you’ve got something for these guys, come Homestead?
“We’ve gotta hit our stride, we’ve gotta peak, and we aren’t doing that yet. I feel like we have the best team out here. This is our third year working together, everyone believes in each other, and I don’t think there is anything we can’t accomplish. I’m thankful for this opportunity. I’m thankful for everyone that has supported me. I don’t think we’re a favorite right now, by any means, but we’re capable of becoming a favorite, for sure.”

Grant Enfinger 2019 Eldora Recap

August 2, 2019

Grant Enfinger, No. 98 Champion Power Equipment/Curb Records Ford F-150
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
Eldora Speedway – Eldora Dirt Derby
Race No. 15 of 23
Eldora Race Information:
Started: 15th
Stage 1: 11th
Stage 2: 5th
Finished: 3rd
Laps: 150/150
Laps Led: 0
Status: Running
Driver Points: 1st
Owner Points: 2nd
THIRD-PLACE FINISH FOR GRANT ENFINGER IN THE 2019 ELDORA DIRT DERBY
Strong run for you at Eldora tonight. What would it have taken to get up there and contend with the 52?
“A little more speed. Stewart (Friesen) was the best one here tonight, other than Briscoe there in the early stages. This was a great night for us. We needed this to rebound our team – the last month hasn’t been good. I’m very happy with the progress we made on this No. 98 Champion Power Equipment Ford F-150 since we unloaded yesterday. We didn’t have the sheer speed on the track, but we did have good drive – Jeff Hensley (crew chief) made some good adjustments. I’m proud of this third-place finish tonight.”

Grant Enfinger 2019 Pocono Recap

July 29, 2019

Grant Enfinger, No. 98 Protect The Harvest/Curb Records Ford F-150
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
Pocono Raceway – Gander RV 150
Race No. 14 of 23
Pocono Race Information:
Started: 10th
Stage 1: 6th
Stage 2: 3rd
Finished: 10th
Laps: 60/60
Laps Led: 0
Status: Accident
Driver Points: 1st
Owner Points: 2nd
TOP-10 FINISH FOR GRANT ENFINGER AT POCONO
“Obviously, the points are on our mind, but we wanna win a race first, and just haven’t accomplished that yet. Overall, we’ve had really good speed with our Ford F-150’s this year, it was just an off weekend for us – we missed it just a little bit yesterday. I’m very proud of Jeff Hensley, Josh Hankish, everyone on this Protect The Harvest F-150 team. We were junk after second practice yesterday and the guys made something out of it. I had decent lap times, it was just really tough, from an aero standpoint, behind guys. I’d lose my momentum and had some issues around some of the guys. Overall, not what we came here for – not a good finish for us – but not a bad day for us either, all things considered.”

Grant Enfinger 2019 Kentucky Recap

July 12, 2019

Grant Enfinger, No. 98 Champion Power Equipment/Curb Records Ford F-150
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
Kentucky Speedway – Buckle Up In Your Truck 225
Race No. 13 of 23
Kentucky Race Information:
Started: 1st
Stage 1: 2nd
Stage 2: Accident
Finished: 24th
Laps: 64/150
Laps Led: 22
Status: Accident
Driver Points: 1st
Owner Points: 2nd
A STRONG START FOR GRANT ENFINGER TURNS SOUR FOLLOWING A LATE STAGE TWO WRECK AT KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY
“I just screwed up. I lost a little bit on that restart and then got a big suck down the back straightaway going into Turn 3, and got separated enough, I felt like, to clear him and go ahead and slide up there, but I didn’t clear him all the way and just lost my air and wrecked it. You can’t really run side-by-side here. It’s all on me. I was trying to make something of it and it just didn’t pan out. I hate it for these ThorSport Racing guys, this Champion Power Equipment Ford F-150 definitely had a shot at going to victory lane here tonight.”

Grant Enfinger 2019 Gateway Recap

June 24, 2019

Grant Enfinger, No. 98 Champion Power Equipment/Curb Records Ford F-150
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway – CarShield 200
Race No. 11 of 23
WWT Raceway Race Information:
Started: 2nd
Stage 1: 1st
Stage 2: 1st
Finished: 6th
Laps: 160/160
Laps Led: 52
Status: Running
Driver Points: 1st
Owner Points: 2nd
GRANT ENFINGER FINISHES SIXTH AT WWT RACEWAY – REMAINS SERIES POINTS LEADER
“We had a Champion Power Equipment Ford F-150 capable of winning tonight. Unfortunately, we made a lot of big adjustments before the race because we weren’t that good in practice. We were really good from the drop of the green flag though. We were really good through the first and second Stage, just had a tire going down through the final Stage, and lost all of our track position, and just couldn’t overcome it at the end. I feel like we had a truck capable of battling Ross (Chastain) and the 52 guys, for the win. It’s unfortunate for these guys and everyone at ThorSport Racing. I feel like this is about the third race we’ve run well enough for the win, and came up short.”

Grant Enfinger 2019 Iowa Update

June 17, 2019

Grant Enfinger, No. 98 Protect The Harvest/Curb Records Ford F-150
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
Iowa Speedway – M&M’s 200
Race No. 10 of 23
Iowa Race Information:
Started: 2nd
Stage 1: 3rd
Stage 2: 4th
Finished: 5th
Laps: 200/200
Laps Led: 0
Status: Running
Driver Points: 1st
Owner Points: 2nd
GRANT ENFINGER SCORES 5TH-PLACE FINISH AT IOWA SPEEDWAY
“I mean it’s a lot of fun slippin’ and slidin’ out here by yourself, but it was just really difficult to pass, even when you’re a full tenth faster than somebody. So, it was all about those restarts, and the first couple of corners there. I think we had a really good Protect The Harvest Ford F-150, probably a third-place truck today. I don’t know if we could’ve been a factor with the two leaders up there. I think if we could’ve gotten track position, I don’t think they could have gotten back around us.”

Grant Enfinger 2019 Texas Race 2 Recap

June 10, 2019

Grant Enfinger, No. 98 Protect The Harvest/Curb Records Ford F-150
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
Texas Motor Speedway – SpeedyCash.com 400
Race No. 9 of 23
Texas Race Information:
Started: 3rd
Stage 1: 3rd
Stage 2: 4th
Finished: 4th
Laps: 167/167
Laps Led: 44
Status: Running
Driver Points: 1st
Owner Points: 2nd
FOURTH-PLACE FINISH FOR GRANT ENFINGER AT TEXAS
“We had an incredibly fast Protect The Harvest/ThorSport Racing Ford F-150. We we’re definitely capable of winning this race tonight, just didn’t have the track position when we needed it. I don’t know that we would have done anything different, but we got in some hairy spots, got our air taken off, got pushed around a little bit, but we were able to save the truck and survive a wild night. Unfortunately, I really feel like we gave up a chance to win.”