SHERRILLS FORD, N.C. – Back on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) trail, Jesse Little and his part time JJL Motorsports team head to Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway eying their fifth top-10 finish of the season in Friday night’s World of Westgate 200.
Preparing to compete in four of the remaining six Truck Series races this season, the Sherrills Ford, N.C.-based team hopes to roll the dice in Sin City and gain some momentum for the final stretch.
“I’m really excited to compete at Las Vegas,” said Little. “I’ve never been there, but I feel really good about the truck we are bringing, and we’ve worked hard to make our mile and a half program better since the beginning of the year.
“Hopefully, we can have a competitive finish on Friday night and carry that towards the end of the year.”
With the intent to compete at Las Vegas, Martinsville, Texas Motor Speedway and the season-finale at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway to complete their season, Little is optimistic his team can put themselves in a position to not only be in the spotlight but perhaps pull an upset and win a race.
“I think we can do it,” added Little. “My crew chief Matt (Noyce) works day and night to make our program better, my JJL Motorsports guys are hardcore racers who want to win just as bad.
Plus, we’ve been fortunate enough to have the support of Ford Performance this season and that relationship has helped us to be competitive.
“I think Las Vegas will give us an opportunity to put ourselves back on the map after our bad luck at Bristol and contend for another strong finish.”
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To assist JJL in their Las Vegas debut, Little and Noyce will utilize chassis No. 003 – which they raced at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway earlier this year and essentially burst the team into the spotlight contending for the win in February before finishing eighth after a late-race restart.
To generate some connection with the fans, JJL Motorsports will offer two Truck Series garage passes for Friday night’s race. Stay tuned to the team’s social media channels to find out how you can win!
In addition to FASTSIGNS®, Little’s No. 97 Ford F-150 will have support from Ford Performance and Performance Friction Corporation (PFC) Brakes for his seventh start of 2018.
The World of Westgate 200 (134 laps | 201 miles) is the 18th of 23 races on the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck schedule. Practice begins on Thurs., Sept. 13 from 2:05 p.m. – 2:55 p.m., while final practice is set for 4:05 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. Qualifying is set for race day, Fri., Sept. 14 beginning at 3:05 p.m. The 32-truck field will take the green flag shortly after 6:00 p.m. with live coverage on FS1, the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Satellite Radio, Channel 90). All times are local (Eastern).
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