Texas Motor Speedway Race Recap

FT. WORTH, Texas (November 5, 2013)- Seeing the checkered flag wave under the lights at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) Friday night at the conclusion of the Winstar World Casino350K signified more to NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver, Ryan Lynch, than just the end of the 147 lap event. The final lap marked a 25th place finish and the completion of a lifelong goal for Lynch, to race at his home track in one of NASCAR's top 3 series.

After qualifying his No. 39 Blankhood.com/East Texas Food Bank Chevrolet Silverado 29th earlier in the day, Lynch started the race from inside row 15 just behind fellow Texan, David Starr. Shortly after the green flag, Lynch and the team took advantage of the first caution of the race and came in for a splash of fuel on lap 26. By lap 55, Lynch improved his position to 28th and continued to work on finding the fastest way around the 1.5 mile tri-oval. The second caution of the night came on lap 60 after an incident in turn 2 between No. 77 and No. 99. Lynch was pleased with the call made by truck series veteran, Rick Crawford, and the RSS Racing team to bring the truck in for 4 new tires and fuel. Lynch then made his way to the 27th position by lap 75 but came on the radio saying the truck was tight on exit of the turn and could use an adjustment. Not long after his request, the third and final caution of the night came on lap 100 to clean up oil left on the track from the No. 51. During the caution, the final pit stop included 4 tires, fuel, and a track bar adjustment for Lynch. In the last 40 laps, Lynch was able to maneuver through traffic and gain two more spots to bring his No. 39 truck home in the 25th position.

"What an awesome night. It was exactly the results we were looking for. We had a solid truck all night and had lots of opportunity to learn under the long green flag runs. We got faster with each run and I got more comfortable with the corner entry. We started getting a little tight on exit as the race progressed and the track bar adjustment Rick and the guys made really helped. We probably could have used more but at Texas you have to be really careful about over adjusting and making the truck too free. I can't thank the RSS Racing guys and Rick Crawford enough for all of their hard work, and for Jason Jarrett for keeping me clean through traffic in a very fast paced race. Texas Motor Speedway is home and I can't wait to be back," stated Lynch.

This race was the first career start at Texas Motor Speedway for Lynch but his 4th start in the series since 2012. His best finish in the NCWTS is 24th at Kentucky Motor Speedway in June of this year. Lynch also chose to display the logos of the East Texas Food Bank and Nick's Mission Backpack Program on his truck during the race to recognize these programs in their efforts to end hunger in east Texas.

Follow Lynch at www.BlankHood.com, Facebook at Ryan Lynch Racing, and twitter @ryanlynchracing.

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Pre-Race: Texas Motor Speedway

NEW BOSTON, Texas (October 23, 2013) - Five years ago the journey started. After many left turns, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver, Ryan Lynch of New Boston, Texas, will compete at his home track in the WinStar World Casino 350K at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1. Lynch will drive the No. 39 BlankHood.com/East Texas Food Bank Chevy in his first start on the 1.5-mile at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS).

Lynch is familiar with the racing atmosphere at Texas. His path to NASCAR began at Texas Motor Speedway. He began racing Legend cars there in 2009 and quickly gained experience on the 1/5 mile Lil' Texas Motor Speedway and the 1/4 mile oval on the front stretch of the track. It has been his goal to return to TMS and race on the main track.

Kentucky Speedway Race Recap

SPARTA, KY (June 28, 2013) - The #39 BlankHood.com Chevrolet piloted by Ryan Lynch took the green flag at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 from Kentucky Speedway as the sun set on June 27th. The race, filled with new faces and some big names, notably the ones of Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch, was action packed and fast paced, with Ty Dillon eventually out-pacing both NASCAR Cup series regulars to grab the win. Ryan started from the 30th position and steadily worked his way up to the 24th spot by the end of the race. "Kentucky is definitely a unique track. It's very bumpy and very fast! It took some getting used to, going into the corners and just rolling partially out of the throttle before the air would catch the truck and help it turn. Here, more than the previous places I have run, I felt the sensation of speed. It was a huge learning experience for me - the guys that are NASCAR regulars are very comfortable moving all around the track and letting the air work around the truck, and I got to see it first-hand. At speedways like Kentucky, knowing how the air affects the truck is half the battle, and every time I hit the track, I learn a little bit more about that," said Ryan.

"I have to thank RSS Racing and Rod Sieg for giving me a really solid truck to learn with. Tony (crew chief) and the crew did a great job getting the truck good to go for the race and comfortable for me, and Richard (spotter) did a tremendous job of keeping me out of trouble. Also, thanks to our BlankHood.com partners who help us out. 24th is the best NASCAR finish so far, and with teams like this, I'll just keep getting better."

Homestead-Miami Race Recap

HOMESTEAD, FL (November 19, 2012) - Ryan Lynch made his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start in the season ending Ford Ecoboost 200 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway amongst some of the best drivers in the sport, including Kyle Busch, Ron Hornaday, Ty Dillon and eventual 2012 champion James Buescher. After a very shortened practice session due to the need to change engines, Ryan was able to qualify for the event and log some valuable seat time while learning from the large group of veterans in the field.

"Homestead is a really fast track where you have to run right next to the wall with your foot on the gas all the way to the floor! I was able to learn an amazing amount throughout the race, especially when I was near some of the more experienced drivers. The Cup drivers like Kyle Busch really are amazing - they can get around the track even when the truck looks like it should be sliding out of control. I really got to experience the high speed and how it feels to hang it all on the edge at 160+ mph. It was great to have the BlankHood.com truck back on the NASCAR circuit again this year. I'm really looking forward to the 2013 season!"

Pre-Race: Homestead-Miami Speedway

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 12, 2012) - McCallister Precision Marketing (MPM) is pleased to announce that Ryan Lynch, a 26 year-old driver from New Boston, Texas, will make his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start during the 2012 season finale at Homestead Miami Speedway this weekend. Ryan will be driving the No. 93 BlankHood.com Chevrolet and will be mentored by Rick Crawford, a five-time winner and 16-year veteran of the Truck Series.

"I worked with Ryan during his first Truck Series start at Iowa, and I am looking forward to working with him again at Homestead. He gained some valuable experience during the Iowa race, and he will have the chance to sharpen his skills again this weekend," said Crawford.