GMS Racing NGOTS Michigan Preview

Sheldon Creed, No. 2 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet Silverado

Michigan NGOTS Stats

– Creed is set to make his first career start in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series at Michigan.


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2019 NGOTS Stats

– Starts: 15, Best start: 2, Best finish: 2, Top 5s: 1, Top 10s: 5, Laps led: 135, Stage wins: 2

Notes:

– Although this is his first NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series start at Michigan International Speedway, Creed has three starts in the ARCA Series at the track including a win in 2018 where he led 65 laps.

– The No. 2 team will utilize chassis No. 312 this weekend in Michigan. Creed competed with this truck at several tracks this season including Kentucky where he qualified second, and Dover, where he led a career-high 59 laps.

– Darren Fraley will serve as interim crew chief for Sheldon Creed this weekend in Michigan as crew chief Jeff Stankiewicz serves a three-race suspension due to a penalty at Eldora.

– Creed is currently projected 12th in playoff standings, 120 points below the cutoff line and must win at Michigan in order to secure a spot in the playoffs.

Quote:

“I’m really looking forward to Michigan this weekend. I won there last year in ARCA and it’s a track I enjoy. After the run we had last week I have a lot of confidence moving into the last stretch of the season. Hopefully we’ll be around at the finish Saturday and might be able to grab a spot in the playoffs with a win.”

Brett Moffitt, No. 24 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet Silverado

Michigan NGOTS Stats

– Starts: 3, Best start: 6, Best finish: 1, Laps led: 6, Wins: 2

2019 NGOTS Stats

– Starts: 15, Best start: 1, Best finish: 1, Top 5s: 8, Top 10s: 10, Laps Led: 232, Poles: 1, Stage wins: 1, Wins: 2

Notes:

– Brett Moffitt returns to the site of his first career NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory this weekend at Michigan International Speedway.

– Moffitt has scored five top-10 finishes and led 144 laps on intermediate tracks this season.

– The No. 24 team will utlize chassis No. 306 this weekend in Michigan. Moffitt has competed with this truck several times this season, most recently at Kentucky where he led 35 laps before running out of fuel while leading with three laps remaining in the race.

– Saturday’s race in Michigan is the last race of the regular season. Moffitt is currently projected first in playoff standings with two victories and 11 playoff points.

Quote:

“Michigan races differently than some of the other intermediate tracks, but our mile-and-a-half program has been strong all year. This team brings fast trucks to the track each and every week and we almost had the win last time we brought this truck out. I have two wins at Michigan so I’m confident we’ll be a contender on Saturday.”

ABOUT GMS RACING

GMS Racing competes full-time in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series with drivers Brett Moffitt and Sheldon Creed, and in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with John Hunter Nemechek. The team also expanded their competition to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series, as well as in the ARCA Racing Series with Sam Mayer and super late models with Toni Breidinger. Since the team began in 2014, GMS Racing won the 2016 NGOTS Championship and has grown to occupy several buildings located in Statesville, N.C. The campus also includes operations for GMS Fabrication. More information can be found at https://gmsracing.net/.

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