The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series fans have to be the cream of the cream due to their support of Jordan Anderson. This will be your feel-good story for the day and maybe you might want to be a part of the emerging support group. A crash during the CWTS race in Atlanta seemed to put an end to this lone driver/owners’ season. The fans have rallied. Read all about it here.
Anderson: Atlanta Crash Could be “Blessing in Disguise”
At Atlanta Motor Speedway when Jordan Anderson crashed, it was believed his season could be over. It was the only truck his team had.
However, a fan fundraising campaign is set to have Anderson back on track in May at Kansas Speedway. He and his team are currently spending time in the shop, putting the truck they ran last year at Kansas back together to race. Through their campaign, he says they’ve raised a little over a third of what’s needed to go racing.
After Anderson had told MRN Radio his season could be over, fans began to reach out through social media.
“It’s really been humbling to see that outreach of support, and it’s really got me motivated to keep digging,” he said. “We just started this team back up two weeks before Daytona and started really from scratch. I’m excited about the rest of the season and what to come at Kansas, Dover, Charlotte, and the races following. Really looking to build this team up, get going and get into the top-20 in points come November in Miami.”
The fan-funded campaign is nothing new for Anderson, as it was done last year in September. Anderson blew the team’s only motor at Chicagoland Speedway, leaving them sitting on the sidelines for New Hampshire and the rest of 2016.
“I tweeted out to a bunch of fans if anybody knows anybody in the New Hampshire area or have any advice to get to the track or any company that could help us pull this deal off,” Anderson said. … …
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