Jason White Express Notes, No. 23 GunBroker.com Chevrolet
NASCAR Camping World Truck SeriesIowa Speedway, Race No. 11 of 25
Event: Coca-Cola 200 presented by Hy-Vee
Date: Saturday, July 16, 2011
TV: SPEED, 8:00 p.m. ET
Radio: MRN, 7:45 p.m. ET
Distance: 200 laps, 175 miles
Track: 0.875-mile Tri-oval
Fast & Fun Facts:
* Joe Denette Motorsports brought home their first top-five finish, finishing fifth at Kentucky Speedway in Thursday night’s UNOH 225.
* Jason White has finished on the lead lap and inside the top-20 in all six races since Martinsville in April.
* Iowa is one of five short tracks on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule. In the three different types of tracks that the NCWTS visits-superspeedway, intermediate and short track-White has led the most laps at a short track, leading 93 laps in 24 starts.
Average Joe: White has started better than his career average at eight of the first 10 races of 2011. Additionally, White has finished better than his career average in seven of the first 10 races, with Daytona (February), Darlington (March) and Martinsville (April) being the exceptions.
The First Ten: In the season’s first 10 events, White has earned one top-five, two top-10, five top-15 and seven top-20 finishes. The Richmond, VA native, has led six laps and recorded a 17.6 starting average coupled with a 17.4 finishing average, and has completed 93.52 percent of all laps attempted (1516 of 1621). Jason White, Statistically Speaking-Iowa:In two previous starts at Iowa Speedway, White has earned two top-25 finishes, scoring his best finish at the 0.875-mile tri-oval in 2010 finishing 23rd. Additionally, White has an average start of 16.5, an average finish of 23.5 and has completed 85.4 percent of all laps attempted (346 of 405).
Whatcha Haulin?:White will pilot JDM06 from the Joe Denette Motorsports stables in Saturday night’s Coca-Cola 200 presented by Hy-Vee at Iowa Speedway. This is the same No. 23 GunBroker.com Chevrolet that White drove to a 13th-place finish at Nashville (April), 14th-place finish at Dover (May), and the rookie teams best finish of fifth at Kentucky. With an average finish of 10.6, this is White’s favorite chassis in the stable.
Rearview Mirror-Kentucky:White turned a career best start at Kentucky Speedway into a series best finish for Joe Denette Motorsports in Thursday night’s UNOH 225. Starting ninth, White ran just outside the top-five for most of the 152-lap event leading two laps en route to his second top-five finish at the 1.5-mile tri-oval and just his sixth career top-five finish. Get to the Point:Following a series best top-five finish for Joe Denette Motorsports at Kentucky, the No. 23 GunBroker.com team is up three positions in the 2011 NCWTS owner point standing to 16th; a mere 18 points outside the top-15 and 26 markers outside the top-10. White is currently 14th in the 2011 NCWTS driver point standings. We’re Guessing He Signs His Name Fast Too: White will join other NCWTS drivers for an autograph session on Saturday, July 16 from 2:45-3:45 p.m. behind the Manatt Grandstands at Iowa Speedway.