The NASCAR Tenting World Truck Collection heads west this week to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Bucked Up 200 on Friday.
Derek Kraus goals to hold momentum with him, after delivering a powerful efficiency in Florida on the street course at Daytona Worldwide Speedway in the latest sequence race.
His McAnally-Hilgemann Racing No. 19 Toyota Tundra will function Hunter Nation as the first sponsor at Las Vegas, together with the South Level Lodge, On line casino & Spa.
Kraus has run properly on tracks just like the 1.5-mile speedway in Las Vegas. About half of the sequence occasions that comprised his rookie season final 12 months have been contested on tracks of comparable dimension to the Vegas venue. He had one top-five and 6 top-10s within the 11 races on related tracks in 2020.
Kraus missed the playoffs by only one place final 12 months. He and the MHR workforce are working arduous to construct on their success of 2020 and make the playoffs this season.
Friday’s race is the primary of three NASCAR Tenting World Truck Collection races within the month of March. Following the Las Vegas occasion, the sequence heads to Atlanta on March 20 and can observe that up with the Bristol filth race on March 27.
Derek Kraus – About this week
What are your ideas as you put together in your fourth go to to Las Vegas Motor Speedway?
“I’m actually wanting ahead to the primary true oval of the season.”
Are you able to carry momentum with you out of your sturdy end on the Daytona street course?
“I feel that we are able to take the momentum we’ve from the street course and have an excellent, sturdy run in Vegas.”