After starting fourth in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Lucas Oil 200, Tyler Reddick tamed “the Monster Mile” at Dover International Speedway, as he finishes ahead of Daniel Suarez (by 1.255 seconds) for the victory.
Reddick, who won the 2015 NCWTS season opener at Daytona, received his second series victory and fifth top-10 finish of the season, his second series career victory and his first series victory at Dover.
Following Reddick and Suarez to the drop of the checkered flag were series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contenders, Erik Jones and Daniel Hemric finishing third and fourth respectively, and the current points leader Matt Crafton finished fifth.
Rounding out the top-10 finishing positions were Ben Kennedy taking sixth, pole-sitter Ryan Blaney seventh, RORY contender Brandon Jones eighth, Johnny Sauter ninth and Tyler Young bringing home 10th-place.
With his fifth-place finish, Matt Crafton leaves Dover with a 11-point lead over today’s winner, Tyler Reddick.
Average Speed: 102.990 MPH
Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 56 Mins, 31 Secs.
Margin of Victory: 1.255 Seconds
Lead Changes: 15 among 8 drivers
Cautions: 8 for 41 laps
Next Up: The WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday, June 5th, with an approximate starting time of 9:20 p,m. (ET) and television coverage provided by FOX Sports 1.
|Lucas Oil 200 Race Results|
|Pos.||Car #||Driver||Laps||Status||Laps Led||Points||Bonus Points|
|2||51||Daniel Suarez (i)||200||Running||0||0||0|
|3||4||Erik Jones #||200||Running||50||42||1|
|4||14||Daniel Hemric #||200||Running||0||40||0|
|7||29||Ryan Blaney (i)||200||Running||33||0||0|
|8||33||Brandon Jones #||200||Running||0||36||0|
|11||07||Ray Black Jr. #||199||Running||1||34||1|
|12||23||Spencer Gallagher #||199||Running||0||32||0|
|17||08||Korbin Forrester #||190||Running||0||27||0|
|18||05||John Wes Townley||178||Running||0||26||0|
|20||13||Cameron Hayley #||137||Running||1||25||1|
|22||8||John H. Nemechek #||136||Running||0||22||0|
|23||74||Tim Viens||127||Rear End||0||21||0|
|24||1||Ryan Ellis (i)||90||Accident||0||20||0|
|25||54||Justin Boston #||65||Accident||0||19||0|
|32||10||Jennifer Jo Cobb||12||Accident||0||12||0|
# – Rookie
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series