Jason White Express Notes, No. 23 GunBroker.com Chevrolet
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Kentucky Speedway, Race No. 10 of 25
Event: UNOH 225
Date: Thursday, July 7
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
2010 Winner: Todd Bodine (9-3-10)
Fast & Fun Facts:
• Although Jason White has five starts at Kentucky Speedway, the Virginia native will make his first start behind the wheel of a Chevrolet in Thursday night’s UNOH 225.
• In each of White’s five starts at Kentucky Speedway, he has improved not only his starting position, but also his finishing position. With White’s forward progress in the “Bluegrass State”, he hopes to find himself in victory lane Thursday night.
• According to NASCAR’s loop data… White is scored second among closers at Kentucky Speedway behind Kyle Busch.
The First Nine: In his first nine starts of 2011, White has earned one top-10 and four top-15 finishes. The Richmond, VA native has led four laps and recorded an 18.6 starting average coupled with an 18.8 finishing average and has completed 92.85 percent of all laps attempted (1364 of 1469).
Jason White, Statistically Speaking-Kentucky: In five previous starts at Kentucky Speedway, White has earned one top-5 and one top-15 finish, scoring his best finish at the 1.5-mile oval in 2010, finishing fourth. Additionally, White has an average start of 25.8, an average finish of 18.6 and has completed 80.5 percent of all laps attempted (604 of 750).
Whatcha Haulin?: White will pilot chassis JDM06 from the Joe Denette Motorsports stable in the inaugural UNOH “225” on Thursday. This is the same No. 23 GunBroker.com Chevrolet that White drove to a 17th-place finish at Kansas Speedway, a 14th-place finish at Charlotte Motor Speedway and his season best finish of 10th at Phoenix International Raceway in February.
Rearview Mirror-Texas: Starting 20th, White raced inside the top-10 for most of the WinStar World Casino 400k at Texas Motor Speedway. However, a tire gamble with 30 laps remaining in the 168-lap event relegated the rookie team to a 16th-place finish in the ninth event on the 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) schedule.
Get to the Point:
Following a top-20 finish for White and Joe Denette Motorsports at Texas, the No. 23 GunBroker.com team is up one position in the 2011 NCWTS owner point standings to 19th; a mere 9 points outside the top-15 and 42 points outside the top-10. Jason White is currently 17th in the 2011 NCWTS driver point standings.
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