Breaking Down The Truck Series Playoff Driver Numbers at Texas Motor Speedway

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Below is a look at the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Round of 8 Playoff drivers at Kansas Speedway (in order of seeding):

Brett Moffitt still wants to have a good day at Texas even though he’s already locked into the Championship 4. Sunday will be his fifth start at Texas. He has two top fives and two top 10s in those starts and an average start of 5.0 and average finish of 11.2. He has a best finish of third that came in 2018 and earlier this season, he finished fifth. He’s led 40 total laps at Texas.

Sheldon Creed is sitting in second in the standings right now, 26 points above the cutline with 3,083 points. He will make his fifth start at Texas on Sunday, too. He has one top 10 at the track and it came at this race in 2019. Earlier this season, he started on the pole but finished 16th. He has an average start of 4.5 and an average finish of 17.2.

Austin Hill is sitting in third in the Playoffs standings, 19 points above the cutline. Hill has eight starts at Texas with one top fives and two top 10s. He has an average start of 14.2 and an average finish of 16.0. Earlier this season, he didn’t finish the race due to an engine issue and finished 30th. In 2018, he got his best finish at the track in fifth.

Zane Smith will make his second start at Texas on Sunday. His first start at the track came earlier this season and he started sixth and finished 19th. Smith currently occupies the final spot above the cutline, seven points to the good with 3,064 points.

Grant Enfinger is the first driver below the cutline with 3,057 points. He will make his eighth start at the track and has four top fives and six top 10s in his seven total starts. He has never finished worse than 12th and his best finish came in his debut in 2017, finishing third. Earlier this season, he started second and finished eighth. He has an average start of 7.3 and average finish of 6.0.

Matt Crafton is 15 points below the cutline in sixth currently but heads to Texas with the most success of any other Playoff driver. He will make his 40th start at Texas on Sunday. He has two wins, 17 top fives and 28 top 10s in those starts. He has an average start of 12.5 and an average finish of 8.6. He’s led 431 laps and has completed 97.7% of laps attempted. Most recently, he finished third earlier this season.

Ben Rhodes is 33 points below the cutline and currently seventh in the Playoff standings. Sunday will mark his 10th start at Texas. He has two top fives and four top 10s in those starts. He has an average start of 11.4 and an average finish of 11.9. Earlier this season, he started 10th and finished ninth. He has a best finish of runner-up at this race in 2018.

Tyler Ankrum is currently taking the eighth and final spot in the Playoff standings, 56 points below the cutline. This weekend will mark his fourth career start at Texas. He has one top fives and has finished in the top 10 in all of those starts. He could definitely use a track with some good performances as it’s looking more and more like a must-win situation for Ankrum to make the Championship 4. He has an average start of 7.7 and an average finish of 5.0. Earlier this season, he finished sixth.

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