Young's Motorsports Nashville Superspeedway Truck Series Team Preview

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Young’s Motorsports | NASCAR Camping World Truck Series


Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway | Rackley Roofing 200


Fast Facts


No. 02 Young’s Motorsports Team:

Driver: Kris Wright


Primary Partner(s): MasterTech


Manufacturer: Chevrolet Silverado


Crew Chief: Eddie Troconis


2021 Driver Points Position: 30th | 2021 Owner Points Position: 19th


Chassis Intel: YMS Chassis No. 012


Engine: Ilmor Racing Technologies


Notes of Interest:


Open The Gates: For the first time since 2011, NASCAR returns to the Music City area and specifically Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway. The 1.33-mile concrete oval hosted at least one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race from 2001 to 2011.


Young’s Motorsports joined the Truck Series tour after the track was removed from the schedule in 2012.


Only five of the 43 drivers entered for Friday night’s Rackley Roofing 200 have prior experience at the Lebanon, Tenn.-based track.


Nashville Superspeedway is located approximately 36 miles east of downtown Nashville.


Fantastic Nine: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year candidate Kris Wright will pilot the No. 02 MasterTech Chevrolet Silverado this weekend at Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway for his ninth career start.


In addition to his seven Truck Series races this season at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway, Richmond (Va.) Raceway, Kansas Speedway, Darlington (S.C.) Raceway, Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway, Wright made his NCWTS debut last summer at the Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway Road Course.


Welcome Back: For the 12th Truck Series race of 2021, Young’s Motorsports welcomes MasterTech as the primary marketing partner on Wright’s No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado for the Rackley Roofing 200.


For over 19 years, the MasterTech Vehicle Protection Program® has shielded drivers from the rising cost of vehicle repairs that are over and above the manufacturer’s limited warranty and any applicable powertrain limited warranties.


This elite service contract program can be tailored to meet your driving needs while providing affordable options to meet your budget.


MasterTech supported Wright’s NCWTS debut at Kansas Speedway last month in the seventh race of the season.


Kris Wright Truck Series Nashville Superspeedway Stats: Friday night’s Rackley Roofing 200 will mark Wright’s first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the 1.33-mile Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway.


Kris Wright Truck Series Intermediate Stats: At NASCAR Camping World Truck Series tracks classified as a speedway, Wright has made five starts throughout his rookie season, carrying an improved average finish of 28.4.


Texas Motor Speedway | SpeedyCash.com 220 Race Recap: In the most recent NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, Wright piloted the No. 02 America’s Auto Auction Chevrolet Silverado.


Starting 19th based on the metrics set by NASCAR without practice or qualifying, Wright hovered inside the top-25 throughout much of the race and pedaled to a solid 22nd place finish, his best effort on an intermediate track in the Truck Series.


Driver Intel: Road racing standout Kris Wright continues his rookie season with Young’s Motorsports with Friday night’s Rackley Roofing 200 at Nashville.


The former IMSA and Formula 3 driver invades the Truck Series scene this season after spending much of the 2020 season competing in the ARCA Menards Series competing for Chad Bryant Racing and GMS Racing, respectively.


Wright earned three top-10 finishes in six races, including a career-best seventh in the season-finale at Kansas Speedway last October.


Solid Pace For Young’s Motorsports: With 11 races remaining in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season, Young’s Motorsports sits a solid 19th in the series’ owner standings with a handful of drivers.


In addition to Wright, former Truck Series winner Kaz Grala, NASCAR Xfinity Series winner Josh Berry and NASCAR Cup Series’ standout Daniel Suarez have all piloted the No. 02 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet in the opening 11 races of 2021.


In one of the most competitive Truck Series seasons on record, the team has collected one top-five, two top-10s, three top-15s and eight top-25 efforts collectively.


Calling the Shots: Guiding Wright as crew chief of the No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado is longtime crew chief Eddie Troconis.


Troconis is a two-time winning crew chief in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and comes to Young’s Motorsports after tenures at ThorSport Racing, AM Racing and Sam Hunt Racing (Xfinity Series) respectively.


He will crew chief his 134th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday. In his previous 133 races, he has two wins, 23 top-five and 46 top-10 finishes to his resume.


Troconis touted as a gifted engineer will make his first start at Nashville this weekend.


Follow on Social Media: For more on Kris Wright, please visit, kriswrightmotorsports.com, like him on Facebook (Kris Wright Racing) and follow him on Twitter (@KrisOnNASCAR).


For more on Young’s Motorsports, please visit YoungsMotorsports.com, like them on Facebook (Young’s Motorsports) and follow on Instagram (@youngsmotorsports) and Twitter (@youngsmtrsports).


Kris Wright Pre-Race Quote:


On Nashville Superspeedway: “Like most of the field this weekend, I’ve never been to Nashville Superspeedway, but I am extremely optimistic.


“We have made some big gains with our No. 02 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado over the last couple of races and I think that has showed with our finishes.


“We just need to keep going in the right direction and set ourselves up for the remainder of the schedule.”


On 2021 Season: “We just crossed the halfway point of the season and we have accomplished some of our goals together, but we are ready to squash our other goals during the second half of the season.


“I’m really focused on getting ourselves in the top-10 by the end of the season.”


No. 12 Young’s Motorsports Team:

Driver: Tate Fogleman


Primary Partner(s): Sim Seats | Randco Industries Inc.


Manufacturer: Chevrolet Silverado


Crew Chief: Ryan “Pickle” London


2021 Driver Points Position: 26th | 2021 Owner Points Position: 36th


Chassis Intel: YMS Chassis No. 020


Engine: Ilmor Racing Technologies


Notes of Interest:


Open The Gates: For the first time since 2011, NASCAR returns to the Music City area and specifically Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway. The 1.33-mile concrete oval hosted at least one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race from 2001 to 2011.


Young’s Motorsports joined the Truck Series tour after the track was removed from the schedule in 2012.


Only five of the 43 drivers entered for Friday night’s Rackley Roofing 200 have prior experience at the Lebanon, Tenn.-based track.


Nashville Superspeedway is located approximately 36 miles east of downtown Nashville.


New Partner Alert: For the third consecutive race, Tate Fogleman and Young’s Motorsports welcome a new partner aboard the No. 12 Chevrolet this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway.

Sim Seats, an innovative leader in driving simulators will sponsor Fogleman for the 150-lap race Friday night.

Since 2009, Sim Seats has been designing and fabricating high-quality made-in-the-USA driving simulators including motion systems, triple monitor mounts, sim racing accessories, complete turn-key iRacing ready packages and even custom fabrication.

Their customer base includes all racers from amateur to pro ranks.


Tate Fogleman Truck Series Nashville Superspeedway Stats: Friday night’s Rackley Roofing 200 will mark Fogleman’s first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the 1.33-mile Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway.


Tate Fogleman Truck Series Intermediate Stats: At NASCAR Camping World Truck Series tracks classified as a speedway, Fogleman has made 23 starts throughout his career, carrying an average finish of 24.2.


Texas Motor Speedway | SpeedyCash.com 220 Race Recap: In the most recent NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, Tate Fogleman bounced back from his Charlotte misfortunes.


Starting 31st based on the metrics set by NASCAR without practice or qualifying, Fogleman, overcame early race damage in his No. 12 DA-Quick Clip™ Chevrolet Silverado to solider to a respectable 25th place finish.


Solid As A Rock: Solid Rock Carriers will continue a season-long partnership with Solid Rock Carriers as an associate marketing partner of his No. 12 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet for the Rackley Roofing 200.


Solid Rock Carriers Inc. is a licensed and bonded freight shipping and trucking company running freight hauling business from Lagrange, North Carolina. Serving the eastern United States for over 20 years, Solid Rock Carriers provides on-time delivery and superior customer service.


To The Point(s): Entering Nashville, Fogleman sits 26th in the championship standings.


25 points separate Fogleman from 20th in the championship standings currently held by Chase Purdy with 11 races remaining this season.


Young’s Motorsports’ No. 12 team also secures 36th in the NCWTS owner standings.


Did You Know?: 21-year-old Fogleman is the son of Jay Fogleman a former competitor in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and a 10-time winner in what is now known as the CARS Tour Series.


He is also a business major at High Point University.


Calling the Shots: Guiding Fogleman as crew chief of the No. 12 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado is crew chief Ryan London.


He will crew chief his 36th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday night. In his previous 35 races, he has one top-five and two top-10 finishes to his resume.


This weekend marks his first race as crew chief at Nashville.


Follow on Social Media: For more on Tate Fogleman, please like him on Facebook (Tate Fogelman Racing) and follow him on Instagram (tatefogleman) and Twitter (@tate_fogleman).


For more on Young’s Motorsports, please visit YoungsMotorsports.com, like them on Facebook (Young’s Motorsports) and follow on Instagram (youngsmotorsports) and Twitter (@youngsmtrsports).


Tate Fogleman Pre-Race Quotes:


On Nashville Superspeedway: “I’m so glad that we have practice this weekend at Nashville. Anytime you go to a new track, track time is crucial, and I feel like we can take advantage of practice to put ourselves in a good position for qualifying and the race.


“I am excited to carry the Sim Seats colors on Friday night and hopefully when the checkered flag waves, we’ll have our best finish of the season.”


On 2021 Season: “I’m proud of everyone on this Young’s Motorsports team – even if we do not have the finishes to show for it. It does not come from a lack of effort from anyone.


“We had a decent rebound last weekend at Texas, but we still need to continue the fight. And we will fight. We need to put some points on the board over the next couple of races, so that’s our primary objective.”


No. 20 Young’s Motorsports Team:

Driver: Spencer Boyd


Primary Partner(s): Banana Pepper Sauce


Manufacturer: Chevrolet Silverado


Crew Chief: Joe Lax


2021 Driver Points Position: 25th | 2021 Owner Points Position: 34th


Chassis Intel: YMS Chassis No. 014


Engine: Ilmor Racing Technologies


Notes of Interest:


Open The Gates: For the first time since 2011, NASCAR returns to the Music City area and specifically Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway. The 1.33-mile concrete oval hosted at least one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race from 2001 to 2011.


Young’s Motorsports joined the Truck Series tour after the track was removed from the schedule in 2012.


Only five of the 43 drivers entered for Friday night’s Rackley Roofing 200 have prior experience at the Lebanon, Tenn.-based track.


Nashville Superspeedway is located approximately 36 miles east of downtown Nashville.


Welcome To The Team: This weekend at Nashville, Boyd’s No. 20 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado will adorn the primary colors of Ben & Pat’s Sauce Company – promoting its Banana Pepper Sauce.


The concept of a hot banana pepper sauce was born out of two friends love for banana pepper and bacon pizza.


Ben Thayer and Pat Halloran, college buddies and basketball teammates at Bates College in Maine, experimented until their sauce formula was perfected. Sourced from farms from North Carolina to Florida, the hot banana peppers are the key to their Made In America goodness.


No. 102: This weekend at Nashville, Boyd will make his 102nd career NASCAR start. Boyd has three starts in the NASCAR Cup Series, 41 starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and will make his 58th start in Trucks when the green flag waves Friday night.


The highlight of his NASCAR career is a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway in October 2019 driving for Young’s Motorsports.


Spencer Boyd Truck Series Nashville Superspeedway Stats: Friday night’s Rackley Roofing 200 will mark Boyd’s first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the 1.33-mile Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway.


Spencer Boyd Truck Series Intermediate Stats: At NASCAR Camping World Truck Series tracks classified as a speedway, Boyd has made 36 starts throughout his career, carrying an average finish of 23.9.


Texas Motor Speedway | SpeedyCash.com 220 Race Recap: In the most recent NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, Boyd piloted the No. 20 Record Rack Chevrolet Silverado.


Starting 26th based on the metrics set by NASCAR without practice or qualifying, Boyd maintained a solid pace throughout the race to claim 27th at the checkered flag.


To The Point(s): Entering Nashville, Boyd sits 25th in the championship standings, locking the same position from Charlotte.


Just 22 points separate Boyd from 20th in the championship standings currently held by Chase Purdy with 11 races remaining this season.


Young’s Motorsports’ No. 20 team also secures 34th in the NCWTS owner standings.


Chasing That W: Boyd is eyeing his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory for himself and Young’s Motorsports.


In 2019 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, Boyd pulled an upset during the Truck Series Playoffs by winning the Sugarland Shines 250 at the 2.66-mile superspeedway edging Todd Gilliland by 0.027 seconds.


Truck Series Rundown: In five years of Truck Series competition, Boyd has 57 career Truck Series starts with one win, two top-five and two top-10 finishes and a championship best of 17th in 2019.


Calling the Shots: Guiding Boyd as crew chief of the No. 20 Banana Pepper Sauce Chevrolet Silverado is veteran crew chief Joe Lax.


He will crew chief his 67th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday. In his previous 66 races, he has one pole and six top-10 finishes to his resume.


This weekend marks his first race as crew chief at Nashville Superspeedway.


Follow on Social Media: For more on Spencer Boyd, please like him on Facebook (Spencer Boyd Racing) and follow him on Instagram (SpencerBoydpr) and Twitter (@SpencerBoyd).


For more on Young’s Motorsports, please visit YoungsMotorsports.com, like them on Facebook (Young’s Motorsports) and follow on Instagram (youngsmotorsports) and Twitter (@youngsmtrsports).


Spencer Boyd Pre-Race Quotes:


On Nashville Superspeedway: “A new track is a new opportunity and I’m excited about it. I’m thrilled to have Ben & Pat’s Sauce Company and their Banana Pepper Sauce brand on our No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado this weekend.


“Nashville is one of the few remaining weekends where we have practice and qualifying, so we definitely need to take advantage of both to put us in a good spot for 150 laps Friday night.”


On Ben & Pat’s Sauce Company Partnership: “You can go ahead and throw away those orange and red sauces you’ve been using. My fans know I only partner with companies whose products I believe in and Ben and Pat have created the perfect condiment!


“The thought of having a fighting banana pepper on my truck is not one that had crossed my mind prior to this partnership, but I have to say I’m looking forward to seeing what this truck is going to look like on the race track.”


Race Information:


The Rackley Roofing 200 (150 laps | 199.5 miles) is the 12th of 22 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races on the 2021 schedule. Practice begins on Fri., Jun. 18, 2021, from 10:05 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. Qualifying is set for later in the day at 4:05 p.m. The 36-truck field will take the green flag that night shortly after 7:00 p.m. CT (8:00 p.m. ET) with live coverage on FOX Sports 1, the Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90. All times are local (CT).