SAUTER READY FOR THE CLOCK TO STRIKE THREE AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19:  NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Johnny Sauter poses for a portrait at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)

SAUTER READY FOR THE CLOCK TO STRIKE THREE AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY

ALPHA ENERGY RESOURCES 250

 WHEN: April 2nd 2:30 PM ET

TUNE-IN: FOX Sports 1/SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90/MRN Radio

MARTINSVILLE STATS:
Starts: 16
Top 5′s: 5
Top 10′s: 8
Wins: 2
Poles: 1

JOHNNY SAUTER QUOTE:
“I love short track racing and I love going to Martinsville. It’s just fun, because you physically have to drive the entire time. I’ve been fortunate to win at some really cool places and the wins that stand out are the ones that you really have to work for.”

FAST FACTS:

  • With two previous wins at Martinsville Speedway, Sauter is looking for his third Grandfather Clock in Saturday’s Alpha Energy Resources 250 – the unique trophy given to the winner of the 250-lap event
  • Sauter is currently 10th in the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver point standings
  • The last time Sauter was behind the wheel of the SmokeySnuff.com Chevrolet, the series veteran went to victory lane at Daytona International Speedway (2-19-16)
  • Among active series drivers, Sauter is currently tied with fellow NCWTS driver, Matt Crafton with the most series wins (2)
  • Among active series drivers, Sauter has led more laps than any other driver at Martinsville Speedway (286)
  • Sauter will be making his 178th career NCWTS start on Saturday
  • In 13 seasons in the NCWTS, the Necedah, Wisc. driver has five poles, and has led 1289 laps en route to 11 wins, 64 top-five, and 103 top-10 finishes