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Defending truck champion Crafton wins at Martinsville

Martinsville, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Crafton held off the field in several late-race restarts, including a green-white-checkered finish, to win Sunday's Kroger 250 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway, which was delayed one day due to rainThe truck race was the second in a NASCAR doubleheader at this 0.526-mile, paper clip-shaped oval. Kurt Busch won the Sprint Cup Series race here earlier in the day. Persistent rain on Saturday forced the postponement of the truck event.Crafton, who won the Truck Series championship last year, struggled for most of this race, dealing with an ill-handling truck, before he grabbed the lead from Timothy Peters on lap 208."We were terrible at the beginning of the day," Crafton said. "I'm not going to lie. We were terrible. We were really, really tight. I didn't think we were going to get it right there on those first two runs, but these guys [No. 88 ThorSport Racing Toyota team] never give up."With just a little daylight left, a...

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