Young's Motorsports Pocono Raceway Truck Series Team Preview

Updated: Jul 20


Young’s Motorsports | NASCAR Camping World Truck Series


Pocono (Pa.) Raceway | CRC Brakleen 150


Fast Facts


No. 02 Young’s Motorsports Team:

Driver: Kris Wright


Primary Partner(s): F.N.B. Corporation | MasterTech


Manufacturer: Chevrolet Silverado


Crew Chief: Eddie Troconis


CRC Brakleen 150 Starting Position: 26th (Event Formula)


2021 Driver Points Position: 30th | 2021 Owner Points Position: 20th


Chassis Intel: YMS Chassis No. 021


Engine: Ilmor Racing Technologies


Notes of Interest:


Perfect 10: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year candidate Kris Wright will pilot the No. 02 F.N.B. Corporation | MasterTech Chevrolet Silverado this weekend at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway for his 10th career start.


In addition to his eight Truck Series races this season at Daytona, Las Vegas, Richmond, Kansas, Darlington, Charlotte, Texas and most recently at Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway, Wright made his NCWTS debut last summer at the Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway Road Course.


Welcome Back: For the 13th Truck Series race of 2021, Young’s Motorsports welcomes F.N.B. Corporation as the primary partner on Wright’s No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado.


F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a diversified financial services company operating in seven states and the District of Columbia. FNB’s market coverage spans several major metropolitan areas including Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Baltimore, Maryland; Cleveland, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham and the Piedmont Triad (Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point) in North Carolina.


The Company has total assets of more than $38 billion and nearly 340 banking offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, D.C. and Virginia.


Repeat Customer: Young’s Motorsports also welcomes MasterTech as a major associate marketing partner on Wright’s No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado for the CRC Brakleen 150.


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.


Double Duty: In addition to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Wright will partake in the ARCA Menards Series General Tire #AnyWhereIsPossible 200 at Pocono on Friday afternoon.


Wright will compete in his second of three scheduled ARCA Menards Series races with Rette Jones Racing this season. The 80-lap race will be utilized as a test session in preparation for Wright’s Truck Series debut at the “Tricky Triangle.”


Kris Wright Truck Series Pocono Raceway Stats: Saturday afternoon’s CRC Brakleen 150 will mark Wright’s first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the 2.5-mile Pocono (Pa.) Raceway triangle.


Kris Wright Truck Series Speedway Stats: At NASCAR Camping World Truck Series tracks classified as a speedway 2.0-miles and larger, Wright has just one start throughout his rookie season with an average finish of 12.0.


Nashville Superspeedway | Rackley Roofing 200 Race Recap: In the most recent NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway, Wright piloted the No. 02 MasterTech Chevrolet Silverado.


Qualifying on-speed in 29th, Wright collected valuable experience on another intermediate track and pedaled to a 32nd place finish.


Driver Intel: Road racing standout Kris Wright continues his rookie season with Young’s Motorsports with Saturday afternoon’s CRC Brakleen 150 at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway.


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 10 races remaining in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season, Young’s Motorsports sits a solid 20th 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 12 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 135th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday. In his previous 134 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 sixth crew chief start at Pocono 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 Pocono Raceway: “I’m optimistic. Pocono is a big race track but I’m hopeful for a solid finish with our No. 02 F.N.B. Corporation | MasterTech Chevrolet Silverado that can carry us into the races ahead.”


On Double Duty: “I’m running the ARCA Menards Series race on Friday afternoon to gain some extra laps at Pocono. Without a doubt, I know it will be beneficial and I hope I’m able to carry what I learn from the ARCA car to the Truck on Saturday afternoon.”


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


CRC Brakleen 150 Starting Position: 25th (Event Formula)


2021 Driver Points Position: 25th | 2021 Owner Points Position: 34th (T)


Chassis Intel: YMS Chassis No. 020


Engine: Ilmor Racing Technologies


Notes of Interest:


Back To Familiar Territory: In his sophomore season of Truck Series competition, Fogleman returns to Pocono Raceway eyeing his first career top-10 for Young’s Motorsports.


Repeat Customer: Tate Fogleman and Young’s Motorsports welcome back Sim Seats as the primary partner aboard the No. 12 Chevrolet this weekend at Pocono.

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 Pocono Raceway Stats: Saturday afternoon’s CRC Brakleen 150 will mark Fogleman’s second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the 2.5-mile triangle Pocono Raceway.


Last June, he finished 34th after being collected in an early-race accident.


Tate Fogleman Truck Series Speedway Stats: At NASCAR Camping World Truck Series tracks classified as a speedway 2.0-miles and larger, Fogleman has six starts throughout his career with an average finish of 25.5.


Nashville Superspeedway | Rackley Roofing 200 Race Recap: In the most recent NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway, Tate Fogleman impressed.


Having to make the race on speed, he qualified 22nd and maintained a presence inside the top-20 for a majority of the race – capturing 20th at the checkered flag.


The performance was a mini-victory for the No. 12 Young’s Motorsports team as the finish was their best effort on an oval thus far in 2021 – matching Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway in March.


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 CRC Brakleen 150.


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 Pocono, Fogleman sits 25th in the championship standings.


30 points separate Fogleman from 20th in the championship standings currently held by Chase Purdy with 10 races remaining this season.


Young’s Motorsports’ No. 12 team is also tied for 34th 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 37th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday afternoon. In his previous 36 races, he has one top-five and two top-10 finishes to his resume.


This weekend marks his third race as crew chief at Pocono.


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 Pocono Raceway: “Finally, we have some momentum on our side and we can look forward to Pocono Raceway with the hope of another top-20 finish or better on Saturday afternoon.


“Even though the result does not show it, I really enjoyed competing there. It is a very technical race track, but I like that challenge as a driver. I’m excited to have Sim Seats back on the truck this week and feel confident we can continue to inch forward during this summer stretch.”


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 good race at Nashville, but we still need to continue the fight and not get complacent. 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): RichMar Florist


Manufacturer: Chevrolet Silverado


Crew Chief: Joe Lax


CRC Brakleen 150 Starting Position: 34th (Event Formula)


2021 Driver Points Position: 27th | 2021 Owner Points Position: 36th


Chassis Intel: YMS Chassis No. 103


Engine: Ilmor Racing Technologies


Notes of Interest:


Back To Familiar Territory: Fan favorite Spencer Boyd returns to Pocono Raceway eyeing his first top-10 of the season for Young’s Motorsports.


Welcome To The Team: This weekend at Pocono, Boyd’s No. 20 Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado will adorn the primary colors of RichMar Florist.


RichMar Florist is locally owned and operated by the Morrissey family for four generations and has been serving the Lehigh Valley, Pa. area and beyond since 1955.


No. 102: This weekend at Pocono, 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 Pocono Raceway Stats: Saturday afternoon’s CRC Brakleen 150 will mark Boyd’s third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the 2.5-mile triangle Pocono Raceway.


Boyd earned a track-best of 18th in 2019 driving for Young’s Motorsports and carries an average finish of 20th with 100 percent lap completion.


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