The Champ Matt Crafton wins the WinStar 400 at Texas Motor Speedway

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Matt Crafton continued his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) leadership position in Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 (k), as he started second, leads the most laps and ends with a victory burnout at Texas Motor Speedway.

Crafton, who dominated 77 laps of the 167 that were run, received his third series win and seventh top-10 finish of the 2015 season, his eighth series career win and his second series win at Texas Motor Speedway.

Following Crafton – by 0.569 seconds – to the drop of the checkered flag was Daniel Suarez, and they were followed by John Wes Townley finishing third, Johnny Sauter fourth and series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Austin Theriault finished in fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 finishing positions were Joe Nemechek bringing home sixth, ROTY contenders Cameron Hayley, Justin Boston and Daniel Hemric finishing seventh, eighth and ninth respectively, and Ben Kennedy takes 10th-place.

With his victory, Crafton leaves Texas with a 25-point lead over Tyler Reddick – who finished 11th.

RACE NOTES:
Average Speed: 134.396 MPH
Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 51 Mins, 50 Secs.
Margin of Victory: 0.569 Seconds
Lead Changes: 19 among 9 drivers
Cautions: 5 for 21 laps

Next Up: The Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday, June 13th, with an approximate starting time of 8:50 p.m. (ET), and television coverage provided by FOX Sports 1.

WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 Race Results
Pos. Car # Driver Laps Status Laps Led Points Bonus Points
1 88 Matt Crafton 167 Running 77 48 5
2 51 Daniel Suarez (i) 167 Running 6 0 0
3 05 John Wes Townley 167 Running 0 41 0
4 98 Johnny Sauter 167 Running 0 40 0
5 29 Austin Theriault 167 Running 0 39 0
6 8 Joe Nemechek 167 Running 0 38 0
7 13 Cameron Hayley # 167 Running 3 38 1
8 54 Justin Boston # 167 Running 1 37 1
9 14 Daniel Hemric # 167 Running 0 35 0
10 11 Ben Kennedy 167 Running 0 34 0
11 19 Tyler Reddick 166 Running 1 34 1
12 23 Spencer Gallagher # 166 Running 0 32 0
13 15 Mason Mingus 166 Running 0 31 0
14 02 Tyler Young 165 Running 0 30 0
15 4 Erik Jones # 165 Running 68 30 1
16 07 Ray Black Jr. # 164 Running 1 29 1
17 63 Tyler Tanner 164 Running 5 28 1
18 08 Korbin Forrester # 160 Running 0 26 0
19 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 157 Running 0 25 0
20 1 Ryan Ellis 152 Running 0 24 0
21 17 Timothy Peters 147 Engine 5 24 1
22 33 Brandon Jones # 127 Running 0 22 0
23 94 Timmy Hill 49 Engine 0 21 0
24 74 Jordon Anderson 47 Engine 0 20 0
25 6 Norm Benning 23 Clutch 0 19 0
26 36 Justin Jennings 12 Electrical 0 18 0
27 45 BJ McLeod (i) 10 Electrical 0 0 0
28 50 Donnie Neuenberger 8 Engine 0 16 0
29 03 Michael Affarano (i) 6 Vibration 0 0 0
30 0 Adam Edwards 5 Rear Gear 0 14 0

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

2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver Standing 
After Race 7 at Texas Motor Speedway
Pos. Car # Driver Points Behind Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s DNF
1 88 Matt Crafton 305 Leader 7 3 6 7 0
2 19 Tyler Reddick 280 -25 7 2 5 5 0
3 4 Erik Jones # 273 -32 7 0 4 5 0
4 98 Johnny Sauter 257 -48 7 0 3 6 0
5 05 John Wes Townley 227 -78 7 0 1 3 1
6 13 Cameron Hayley # 215 -90 7 0 1 2 1
7 14 Daniel Hemric # 211 -94 7 0 1 3 1
8 23 Spencer Gallagher # 209 -96 7 0 0 1 0
9 17 Timothy Peters 207 -98 7 0 1 3 3
10 54 Justin Boston # 205 -100 7 0 0 4 2
11 11 Ben Kennedy 201 -104 7 0 1 3 2
12 07 Ray Black Jr. # 197 -108 7 0 1 1 1
13 02 Tyler Young 189 -116 7 0 0 1 1
14 08 Korbin Forrester # 167 -138 7 0 0 0 2
15 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 151 -154 7 0 0 0 1
16 15 Mason Mingus 138 -167 6 0 0 1 3
17 33 Brandon Jones # 132 -173 5 0 0 1 1
18 8 Joe Nemechek 129 -176 4 0 0 2 0
19 6 Norm Benning 128 -177 7 0 0 0 6
20 25 Matt Tifft 111 -194 4 0 0 2 2
21 94 Travis Kvapil 101 -204 5 0 0 0 3
22 29 Austin Theriault 100 -205 3 0 2 2 0
23 31 James Buescher 100 -205 3 0 0 2 0
24 63 Tyler Tanner 93 -212 4 0 0 0 1
25 74 Jordan Anderson 88 -217 4 0 0 0 1
26 99 Bryan Silas 73 -232 3 0 0 1 1
27 75 Caleb Holman 70 -235 3 0 0 0 0
28 1 Ryan Ellis 68 -237 4 0 0 0 2
29 94 Wendell Chavous 67 -238 3 0 0 0 1
30 00 Cole Custer 62 -243 2 0 0 0 0
31 36 Justin Jennings 51 -254 4 0 0 0 4
32 94 Timmy Hill 50 -255 2 0 0 0 1
33 45 BJ McLeod 46 -259 4 0 0 0 4
34 86 Brandon Brown 45 -260 2 0 0 0 1
35 8 John H. Nemechek # 37 -268 2 0 0 0 1
36 50 Cody Ware # 31 -274 2 0 0 0 2
37 1 Donnie Neuenberger 29 -276 2 0 0 0 2
38 82 Austin Hill 28 -277 2 0 0 0 1
39 7 Gray Gaulding 27 -278 1 0 0 0 0
40 63 Garrett Smithley 26 -279 1 0 0 0 0
41 74 Timothy Viens 21 -284 1 0 0 0 1
42 35 Tommy Regan 19 -286 1 0 0 0 0
43 63 Jake Griffin 18 -287 1 0 0 0 1
44 40 Todd Peck 17 -288 1 0 0 0 1
45 97 Jeese Little 14 -291 1 0 0 0 1
46 0 Adam Edwards 14 -291 1 0 0 0 1
47 0 Caleb Roark 12 -293 1 0 0 0 1

# – Rookie

2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Owner Standing 
After Race 7 at Texas Motor Speedway
Pos. Owner Car # Wins Points Behind Attempts
1 Rhonda Thorson 88 3 175 Leader 6
2 Brad Keselowski 19 2 158 -17 6
3 Kyle Busch 4 0 157 -18 6
4 Kyle Busch 51 0 154 -21 6
5 Brad Keselowski 29 1 153 -22 6
6 Mike Curb 98 0 139 -36 6
7 Maurice Gallagher 33 0 136 -39 6
8 Tony Townley 05 0 123 -52 6
9 Tom Deloach 17 0 122 -53 6
10 Duke Thorson 13 0 121 -54 6
11 Maurice Gallagher 23 0 119 -56 6
12 Bob Newberry 14 0 116 -59 6
13 Sidney Mauldin 8 0 114 -61 6
14 Bobby Dotter 07 0 112 -63 6
15 Bob Newberry 31 0 111 -64 5
16 Kyle Busch 54 0 109 -66 6
17 Tom Deloach 11 0 101 -74 6
18 Randy Young 02 0 99 -76 6
19 Ken Smith 08 0 99 -76 6
20 Jennifer Jo Cobb 10 0 89 -86 6
21 Jay Robinson 94 0 79 -96 6
22 Michael Mittler 63 0 77 -98 6
23 Tracy Lowe 1 0 75 -100 6
24 Norm Benning 6 0 74 -101 6
25 Billy Boat 115 0 73 -102 6
26 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 00 1 73 -102 3
27 Mark Beaver 50 0 66 -109 6
28 Mike Harmon 74 0 53 -122 6
29 William Venturini 125 0 50 -125 3
30 Chris Baluch 99 0 50 -125 3
31 Ricky Benton 92 0 47 -128 3
32 Charles Henderson 175 0 33 -142 3
33 BJ McLeod 245 0 31 -144 3
34 Jerry Brown 186 0 31 -144 3
35 Susan Bates 39 0 29 -146 1
36 Bob Newberry 20 0 28 -147 1
37 Kevin Cywinski 35 0 27 -148 2
38 Beverly Mittler 136 0 17 -158 3
39 John Corr 182 0 17 -158 2
40 Jim Rosenblum 28 0 16 -159 1
41 Tom Deloach 7 0 15 -160 1
42 Michael Peck 40 0 12 -163 1
43 Jasin Little 297 0 0 -175 1
44 Kenneth Grimes 0 0 0 -175 1
45 Chris Fontaine 184 0 0 -175 1
46 Michael Affarano 03 0 0 -175 1
47 Charles Buchanan 187 0 0 -175 1
48 Clay Greenfield 68 0 0 -175 1
49 William Martel 159 0 0 -175 1

 

2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Manufacturer Standings
After Race 7 at Texas Motor Speedway
Pos. Manufacturer Wins Points Behind
1 Toyota 3 314 Leader
2 Ford 3 294 -20
3 Chevrolet 1 291 -23
4 Ram 0 0 -314

 

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