Erik Jones win pole for the WinStar 400

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Early Friday evening at Texas Motor Speedway, it was NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Erik Jones – with a qualifying lap speed of 181.074 MPH – winning the pole for tonight’s NCWTS WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k).

This was Jones’ second series pole and seventh top-10 start of the 2015 season, his fourth series career pole and his first series pole in No Limits, Texas.

Reigning series champion, Matt Crafton, will start second on the outside pole with a qualifying lap speed of 180.379 MPH, and he will be followed by Daniel Suarez (179.886 MPH) starting third, Johnny Sauter (179.456) fourth and John Wes Townley (179.087) starts fifth.

ROTY candidate Austin Theriault (178.802 MPH) will start from sixth, while Timothy Peters (178.725) starts seventh, ROTY candidates Cameron Hayley (178.247) and Daniel Hemric (178.030) starting eighth and ninth respectively, and veteran driver Joe Nemechek (177.427) will start from 10th.

With only 30 drivers attempting to fill the 30-truck field starting lineup, no one failed to make the race.

The 19th annual WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) is scheduled to get underway around 9:20 p.m. (ET) tonight, and FOX Sports 1 will provide television coverage of the event.

WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Gap
1 4 Erik Jones # 29.984 30.054 29.822 Leader
2 88 Matt Crafton 30.500 30.096 29.937 -0.115
3 51 Daniel Suarez (i) 30.126 29.926 30.019 -0.082
4 98 Johnny Sauter 30.505 30.125 30.091 -0.072
5 05 John Wes Townley 30.558 29.909 30.153 -0.062
6 29 Austin Theriault 30.079 30.223 30.201 -0.048
7 17 Timothy Peters 30.112 30.110 30.214 -0.013
8 13 Cameron Hayley # 29.977 30.227 30.295 -0.081
9 14 Daniel Hemric # 30.072 30.011 30.332 -0.037
10 8 Joe Nemechek 30.236 30.268 30.435 -0.103
11 54 Justin Boston # 30.814 30.229 30.543 -0.108
12 11 Ben Kennedy 30.014 30.232 30.823 -0.280
Eliminated From Round 2
13 23 Spencer Gallagher # 29.990 30.288 Eliminated -0.056
14 33 Brandon Jones # 30.235 30.322 Eliminated -0.034
15 15 Mason Mingus 30.215 30.399 Eliminated -0.077
16 19 Tyler Reddick 29.815 30.409 Eliminated -0.010
17 63 Tyler Tanner 30.404 30.455 Eliminated -0.046
18 07 Ray Black Jr. # 30.542 30.506 Eliminated -0.051
19 02 Tyler Young 30.449 30.633 Eliminated -0.127
20 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 30.958 31.160 Eliminated -0.527
21 08 Korbin Forrester # 30.960 31.185 Eliminated -0.025
22 1 Ryan Ellis 31.213 31.712 Eliminated -0.527
23 36 Justin Jennings 31.376 0.000 Eliminated -31.712
24 94 Timmy Hill 31.411 0.000 Eliminated 0.000
Eliminated From Round 1
25 74 Jordon Anderson 31.441 Eliminated -0.030
26 45 BJ McLeod 32.153 Eliminated -0.712
27 6 Norm Benning 33.058 Eliminated -0.905
28 0 Adam Edwards 33.846 Eliminated -0.788
29 50 Donnie Neuenberger 34.204 Eliminated -0.358
30 03 Michael Affarano (i) 36.595 Eliminated -2.391

# – Rookie
(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series

 

 

 

 

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