Jason White Express Notes, No. 23 GunBroker.com Chevrolet
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Chicagoland Speedway, Race No. 18 of 25
Event: Fast Five 225
TV: SPEED, 8:00 p.m. ET
Radio:MRN, 7:45 p.m. ET
Distance: 150 laps/225 miles
Track: 1.5-mile Tri-oval
Fast & Fun Facts:
. Joe Denette Motorsports’ tire specialist and front tire changer, Matt Ross, is from the “Windy City.” Ross grew up in Chicago, IL and moved to North Carolina to pursue a career in motorsports. Ross currently resides in Huntersville, NC and has worked with Jason White in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) for the past four years.
. Truck chief, Terry “Richie” Snyder will remain as acting crew chief for the No. 23 GunBroker.com Chevrolet in this weekend’s NCWTS event at Chicagoland Speedway. Chad Kendrick is in the process of serving out his four race suspension from a penalty levied against the team at Indianapolis in July.
. White will still carry the familiar GunBroker.com colors on the No. 23 machine at Chicagoland Speedway, however, the series veteran will sport a new paint scheme designed by Sam Bass for the 18th event on the 2011 schedule.
. Don’t forget to vote for Jason White as the NCWTS 2011 Most Popular Driver. You can vote once per day until voting ends on November 17, 2011. To vote please visit: http://bit.ly/VoteJW2011
Seven To Go: With only seven races left on the 2011 NCWTS schedule, White has earned one top-five, three top-10, seven top-15 and 11 top-20 finishes. The Richmond, VA native has led 50 laps and recorded a 17.4 starting average coupled with a 17.7 finishing average and has completed 95.22 percent of laps attempted (2529 of 2656). Additionally, White’s best start of 2011 is ninth (Kentucky, July and Nashville, July) and his best finish is fifth (Kentucky, July).
Chicagoland Stats: In two previous starts at Chicagoland Speedway, White has one top-15 and two top-20 finishes, scoring his best finish of 11th at the 1.5-mile tri-oval in 2010. Additionally, White has an average start of 10.0 coupled with an average finish of 15.0 and has completed 99.3 percent of laps attempted (302 of 304).
WhatchaHaulin?: White will pilot “JDM07” from the Joe Denette Motorsports stables in Friday night’s Fast Five 225 at Chicagoland Speedway. This GunBroker.com Chevrolet was last seen at Pocono Raceway in August, finishing 17th.
Get to the Point:Following a 25th-place finish for White and Joe Denette Motorsports at Atlanta, the No. 23 GunBroker.com Chevrolet is 17th in the 2011 NCWTS owner point standings, 32 markers outside the top-15. Jason White remains 14th in the 2011 NCWTS driver point standings.
Quoting Jason White:
“Chicagoland is a unique track. The back straightaway has a curve in it so you have to turn the wheel a little down the backstretch. It’s a fast one-and-a-half mile track and I really look forward to going back there this weekend.”
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