In an effort to allow Enfinger to earn maximum points in the Truck Series, CR7 Motorsports main driver Codie Rohrbaugh offers to leave his seat in the No.9 Chevrolet Silverado for the seventh race of the season.
He is expected to return at the next event in the series at Darlington (SC) Raceway on May 7, 2021.
Kansas will mark Enfinger’s second start in the team’s # 9 CR7 Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado this season and the Fairhope, Alabama native is considering his second place in the top 10 with the organization led by Doug George. .
Earlier this season, Enfinger, who also drives the # 98 truck for ThorSport Racing, guided the Statesville, NC-based CR7 Motorsports team to seventh place at Las Vegas, Nev. Motor Speedway in March. .
Ready to make his sixth start of 2021, Enfinger is back and keen to deliver CR7 Motorsports their third top 10 of 2021 – while continuing to help George and lead driver Codie Rohrbaugh improve their program in their second year. truck almost full time. Series competition.
“We are happy that Grant (Enfinger) is back in the # 9 Grant County Mulch Chevrolet Silverado this weekend in Kansas,” said Rohrbaugh. “I know his experience in the Truck series has the potential to further strengthen our organization as we work to be more
main competitive team in 2021. ”
Enfinger, 36, will be doing his seventh NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in Kansas and envisioning his first victory on the 1.5 mile track.
In his previous six efforts, he has three top five and five top 10 in the city of Oz. As of 2017, it wears an average finish of 6.0.
CR7 Motorsports enters Kansas and looks to bounce back from a tough finish at Richmond, Virginia Raceway where Rohrbaugh was knocked out of the ToyotaCare 250 by another competitor.
“Even though we had a tough finish in Richmond, I’m proud of everyone’s hard work so far this season,” Rohrbaugh added. “Yes, we had a few bumps in the road but at the end of the day going through those tough days will make us a better team.
“Whether it’s me or Grant at the wheel, the team has worked hard to ensure that our CR7 Motorsports trucks will hit the track competitively and ready to fight.
“It would be great to win another top 10 on Saturday night and keep the momentum on our side going into Darlington Raceway next weekend.
Based on metrics established by NASCAR without training or qualifying, Enfinger will line up 29th for the 134-lap race.
CR7 Motorsports has 33 NCWTS starts to its name with a career-best third at Daytona, Florida International Speedway (February 2020). In addition, the team has five more top 10 finishes at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway (fifth) in October 2020, Richmond (Virginia) Raceway (sixth) in September 2020, Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway (seventh). | Grant Enfinger) in March 2021, Daytona (Florida) International Speedway (eighth) in February 2021 and Martinsville (Virginia) Speedway (10e) in October 2019. An 11th place qualifying effort at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway (October 2019) is the team’s best time trial effort yet.
With 16 races remaining, Enfinger, despite a missed race, is seventh in the championship driver standings, just 11 points behind fifth. CR7 Motorsports holds a respectable 17th place in the championship owners standings after six races.
In 20 career starts at ARCA, Rohrbaugh has twice finished seventh at Pocono, Pa. Raceway (July 2018 and Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (February 2019), most recently at Kansas Speedway (October 2018).
The WISE Power 200 (134 laps | 201 miles) is the seventh of 22 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races scheduled for 2021. Truck 40 the field will take the green flag on Sat 1 May 2021, shortly after 7:30 p.m. ET with live coverage on FOX Sports 1, Motor Racing Network (Radio) and SiriusXM Satellite Radio NASCAR Channel 90.