David Starr Loves Racing in the Draft

David Starr loves racing. It doesn’t matter if the surface is fast or slow, the Texas native just wants to be at the track each week to face the stiff competition of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. This week David and the rest of the competitors in the series travel from the smallest track at Martinsville to the largest track at Talladega, Alabama for the Mountain Dew 250.

“Whatever track we are going to next is my favorite track,” Starr said with his trademark smile. “I love all the tracks the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visits, but this week Talladega is my favorite track.”

“I really do love racing at Talladega. It’s fast and you are wide-open all the way around. I love to feel the truck move in the draft,” he continued. “I have so much fun racing in the draft, It’s a new challenge each race because you never know who will run with you, while you’re trying to figure out who you can run the fastest with.”

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“It’s just really intense racing and a great show for the fans in the stands. We are going to have some folks from Zachry coming to the race so I’m really looking forward to putting the Zachry Toyota up front for them.”

Starr and the SS Green Light Racing team are prepared for this week’s race at the 2.66-mile high-banked track. “I feel we gained a lot of momentum last week, we had a really strong truck. Our speedway truck should be just as good; the guys have worked really hard on it. We need to keep building our momentum over these last four races.”

David has four career NCWTS starts at the Talladega Superspeedway with one top-five finish, which came last year with his Crew Chief Jason Miller on top of the box. David’s average start is 16.8 and his average finish is 14.8. David has finished on the lead lap in each of the four races the NCWTS has run at Talladega.

Starr concluded, “There is no place in the world I would rather be on a Saturday afternoon than driving a truck at Talladega.”

The Mountain Dew 250 is the 242nd consecutive NCWTS start for the SS Green Light Racing team and the 262nd career start for Starr in the Truck series.

There are only 34 trucks are on the preliminary entry list for the Mountain Dew 250.

Practice for the NCWTS Mountain Dew 250 will be Friday, October 29th from 10:00 a.m. to noon Eastern with qualifying at 4:40 p.m. The race will be shown live on SPEED TV Saturday, October 30th at 4:00 p.m. Eastern. It will also be broadcast live via radio worldwide on the Motor Racing Network (MRN) and on SIRIUS Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 128-XM104.

Zachry Holdings, Inc. is engaged in the planning, building and renewing of the world’s most critical industrial facilities. As the largest direct-hire, merit-shop constructor in the United States, Zachry provides a range of engineering, construction and maintenance services to top industrial companies. The 85 year-old privately held organization is based in San Antonio. Visit www.zhi.com for more information.

For more information about SS Green Light Racing visit www.SSRacingonline.com or email pr@ssracingonline.com.

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