Justin Lofton

Justin Lofton

Justin Lofton and the No. 6 Weekend Warriors Productions / Lofton Cattle Chevrolet team brought home a top-10 finish in the Kentucky 201 on Friday night. The team worked to fine-tune the handling of their Chevrolet most of the day, but as the laps wound down at the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway, the Weekend Warriors Productions/Lofton Cattle crew had their truck handling just as they wanted and had planned the pit strategy needed for a seventh-place finish.

With a prediction for 100% chance of rain, teams throughout the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) garage began working on developing their strategy for the Kentucky 201. Lofton rolled off 14th at Kentucky Speedway, and was one of the first competitors to come down pit road. He brought the Weekend Warriors Productions/Lofton Cattle Chevrolet in for fuel and a chassis adjustment during the lap 16 caution, and made a lone stop again during the lap 35 caution for four tires and fuel. The strategy allowed Lofton to pick up maximum track position as his competitors continued to pit just one caution period after him, and by the lap 51 restart, Lofton was scored in the third position.

With the No. 6 Weekend Warriors Productions/Lofton Cattle Chevrolet pushing the nose a little, Lofton continued to log laps around the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway avoiding all the accidents in a caution-filled event. He maintained his position inside the top 10 until returning to pit road during the lap 81 caution when he came in for four tires and a chassis adjustment moving him just outside the top 10.

During the closing laps of the Kentucky 201, crew chief Dan Bormann called Lofton down pit road one last time during the lap 108 caution for right side tires. Lofton restarted the race back in the 14th position, but with newer tires the championship contender was able to pick up seven positions during the final 25 laps to cross the finish line in the seventh position.

“The Weekend Warriors Productions/Lofton Cattle Chevrolet team had a good run at Kentucky,” commented Lofton. “This is a critical time in our run for the championship, and we’re all focused 100% on the task at hand. We hoped to gain more points going into Las Vegas, but we are where we are. I can assure you that in the remaining six races we will be doing everything that we can to be competitive for the win.”

The NCWTS will take on Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, September 29th. Live coverage of the Smith’s 350 will begin at 8:00 p.m. ET on SPEED, MRN Radio and Sirius XM NASCAR Radio, channel 90. Fans can visit www.twitter.com/jlracing, www.facebook.com/jlracing, www.loftonracing.com or www.j6ink.com for the latest news and updates about Justin Lofton and the No. 6 Weekend Warriors Productions / Lofton Cattle Chevrolet Silverado team.

About J6INK: J6INK is a graphic design and vinyl installation company based in Denver, N.C. Owned by NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Justin Lofton, J6INK specializes in custom design, printing and installation of vinyl wrapping for all types of vehicles-both racing and non-racing, as well as helmets, service equipment, vending machines, and windows.

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About Barz Golf: Barz Golf specializes in golf products that will satisfy your need

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About Eddie Sharp Racing: Eddie Sharp Racing (ESR) (TeamESR.com) is a championship winning racing team housed in a 45,000 square-foot facility in Denver, N.C. After getting its start in the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) Racing Series, ESR has accumulated upwards of 20 race wins, the 2009 ARCA Racing Series Championship, and countless top five and top-10 finishes in just five years of competition. By 2010, ESR began to make the transition into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) with a partial schedule before racing in the series full-time in 2011. By 2012, the team expanded to be a multi-truck team and secured its first victory in just the team’s 35th NCWTS race. Additionally, ESR continues to build its driver development program fielding various drivers in the ARCA Racing Series, the United Auto Racing Association (UARA) STARS Series and other late model events across the southeast.

Source: Justin Lofton Media Relations Press Release

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