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Gaulding Returns to Phoenix International Raceway for NASCAR K&N West Season Finale

Quick Facts: 

Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Race: 14 of 14 — November 6, 2014

Driver: Gray Gaulding

Car: No.20 Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Chevrolet Impala

Track: Phoenix International Raceway

Race: Casino Arizona 100

Distance: 100 Laps / 100 Miles

On Track Activity at Phoenix kicks off on Thursday, November 6th with a single practice session from 10:00am – 12:00pm, followed by two lap qualifying at 2:05pm, and the Casino Arizona 100 at 5:30pm. All times are local Mountain Time Zone.

Gaulding is no stranger to Phoenix International Raceway. He’s made three previous starts at the 1.0-mile asphalt oval with an average starting position of 4.6, and an average finishing position of 12. Gaulding has had one win (2013 – PIR) and five Top-10s in seven starts at NASCAR tracks 1.0-mile in distance.

From the Driver’s Seat with Gray Gaulding: “I always love coming out to Phoenix. It’s especially nice coming back to a track that I’ve won at. It’s going to be a busy weekend running in both the K&N West Series Car and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Silverado, but I have two great teams at NTS Motorsports that will give me a shot at winning both nights.”

On top of Box with Crew Chief Doug Howe: “Not racing in over a month has given us time to regroup and fine tune our K&N cars. We are bringing the same chassis we won the race with in 2013. We’ve also had success with it this year in the K&N East Series.  It’s a longer race this time, so tires will be important, along with staying calm and not overdriving the corners.”

Chassis Facts: Doug Howe has chosen chassis NTS-134 for this weekend’s Casino Arizona 100 at Phoenix International Raceway. Gray won in 2013 with this same chassis.

Track Facts Phoenix International Raceway

1.0-mile Asphalt Oval

8-12 degrees of banking in the turns

10-12 degrees on the backstretch

3 degrees on the frontstretch

Stay Social with Gray:

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Track Twitter: @PhoenixRaceway

Event Hashtag: #CasinoArizona100

About NTS Motorsports: Established in Bakersfield, California by Bob Newberry, NTS Motorsports is a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) and NASCAR K&N Pro Series (NKNPSE) team based in Kernersville, North Carolina. NTS Motorsports began as a family racing team and has quickly emerged as one of the most competitive teams in NASCAR. Continuing to develop talented drivers, NTS fields cars on the West Coast in the Spears SRL South West Tour and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. In 2014, NTS will field two full-time cars in the NKNPSE and two full-time trucks in the NCWTS.

About Krispy Kreme Doughnuts: Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD) is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed(r) doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Today, Krispy Kreme can be found in over 875 locations in more than 20 countries around the world.  Connect with Krispy Kreme at www.krispykreme.com.

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