John Hunter Nemechek wins second Truck race in G-W-C shootout

CcQoyBXW4AE1xA9Early Saturday evening at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), it was John Hunter Nemechek holding off Cameron Hayley (by 0.305 seconds) to win the 2016 Great Clips 200.

This was Nemechek’s first series win and first top-10 finish of the season, his second series career win in 32 races and his first series win in one race at AMS.

Following Nemechek and Hayley to the drop of the checkered flag were Timothy Peters finishing third, Daniel Hemric fourth and series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Grant Enfinger finished fifth.

Series ROTY candidate, Ben Rhodes, brought home sixth-place, while John Wes Townley finished seventh, Parker Kligerman eighth, Caleb Holman ninth and Spencer Gallagher rounding out the top-10 finishing positions.

With his eighth-place finish, Parker Kligerman leads the point standings and leaves Atlanta with a 1-point lead over Daniel Hemric.

RACE NOTES:
Average Speed: 121.150 MPH
Time of Race: 01 Hrs, 39 Mins, 09 Secs.
Margin of Victory: 0.305 Seconds
Lead Changes: 7 among 4 drivers
Cautions: 5 for 25 laps

Up Next: The series won’t return to action until the Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday, April 2nd, starting time of 2:50 p.m. (ET) and television coverage provided by FOX Sports 1.

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Great Clip 200 Race Results
Pos. Car # Driver Laps Status Laps Led Points Bonus Points
1 8 John Hunter Nemechek 130 Running 8 36 4
2 13 Cameron Hayley 130 Running 4 32 1
3 17 Timothy Peters 130 Running 0 30 0
4 19 Daniel Hemric 130 Running 0 29 0
5 33 Grant Enfinger # 130 Running 0 28 0
6 41 Ben Rhodes # 130 Running 0 27 0
7 05 John Wes Townley 130 Running 0 26 0
8 92 Parker Kligerman 130 Running 0 25 0
9 75 Caleb Holman 130 Running 0 24 0
10 23 Spencer Gallagher 130 Running 0 23 0
11 98 Rico Abreu # 130 Running 0 22 0
12 20 Austin Hill 130 Running 0 21 0
13 02 Tyler Young 130 Running 0 20 0
14 29 Tyler Reddick 130 Running 0 19 0
15 11 Ben Kennedy 130 Running 0 18 0
16 22 Austin Self 130 Running 0 17 0
17 00 Cole Custer # 130 Running 0 16 0
18 63 Garrett Smithley 129 Running 0 0 0
19 86 Brandon Brown 128 Running 0 14 0
20 81 Ryan Truex 127 Running 0 13 0
21 49 Timmy Hill 127 Running 0 12 0
22 32 Justin Marks (i) 127 Running 0 0 0
23 1 Travis Kvapil 127 Running 0 10 0
24 07 JJ Yeley (i) 125 Running 0 0 0
25 44 Tommy Joe Martins 125 Running 0 8 0
26 4 Christopher Bell 122 Accident 42 8 1
27 71 Carlos Contreras 122 Running 0 6 0
28 21 Johnny Sauter 121 Running 0 5 0
29 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 120 Running 0 4 0
30 88 Matt Crafton 111 Accident 76 5 2
31 51 Daniel Suarez (i) 111 Accident 0 0 0
32 9 William Byron # 59 Engine 0 1 0

# – Rookie
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver Standing
After Race 2 at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Pos. Car # Driver Points Behind Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s DNF
1 92 Parker Kligerman 55 Leader 2 0 1 2 0
2 19 Daniel Hemric 54 -1 2 0 1 2 0
3 8 John H. Nemechek 52 -3 2 1 1 1 0
4 17 Timothy Peters 49 -6 2 0 1 1 0
5 02 Tyler Young 47 -8 2 0 0 1 0
6 81 Ryan Truex 45 -10 2 0 1 1 0
7 86 Brandon Brown 43 -12 2 0 1 1 0
8 41 Ben Rhodes # 43 -12 2 0 0 2 0
Points Outside the Top 8
9 33 Grant Enfinger # 42 -1 2 0 1 1 0
10 21 Johnny Sauter 41 -2 2 1 1 1 0
11 13 Cameron Hayley 41 -2 2 0 1 1 1
12 50 Travis Kvapil 39 -4 2 0 1 1 0
13 23 Spencer Gallagher 35 -8 2 0 0 1 0
14 29 Tyler Reddick 35 -8 2 0 0 0 0
15 05 John Wes Townley 33 -10 2 0 0 1 1
16 49 Timmy Hill 32 -11 2 0 0 0 0
17 22 Austin Self 31 -12 2 0 0 0 0
18 88 Matt Crafton 29 -14 2 0 0 1 1
19 11 Ben Kennedy 28 -15 2 0 0 0 1
20 98 Rico Abreu # 26 -17 2 0 0 0 1
21 4 Christopher Bell # 25 -18 2 0 0 0 1
22 00 Cole Custer # 25 -18 2 0 0 0 1
23 75 Caleb Holman 24 -19 1 0 0 1 0
24 07 Michel Disdier 22 -21 1 0 0 0 0
25 20 Austin Hill 21 -22 1 0 0 0 0
26 9 William Byron # 21 -22 2 0 0 0 1
27 78 Chris Fontaine 11 -32 1 0 0 0 1
28 44 Tommy Joe Martins 9 -34 2 0 0 0 1
29 2 Austin Theriult 8 -35 1 0 0 0 1
30 71 Carlos Contreras 6 -37 1 0 0 0 0
31 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 4 -39 1 0 0 0 0
32 66 Jordan Anderson 3 -40 1 0 0 0 1
33 18 Cody Coughlin # 2 -41 1 0 0 0 1

# – Rookie
Gold – Locked Into Chase
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2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Owner Standing
After Race 2 at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Pos. Owner Car # Wins Points Behind Attempts
1 Ricky Benton 92 0 55 Leader 2
2 Brad Keselowski 19 0 54 -1 2
3 Joe Nemechek 8 1 52 -3 2
4 Tom Deloach 17 0 49 -6 2
5 Randy Young 02 0 47 -8 2
6 Shigeaki Hattori 81 0 45 -10 2
7 Jerry Brown 186 0 43 -12 2
8 Duke Thorson 41 0 43 -12 2
9 Maurice Gallagher 33 0 42 -13 2
10 Maurice Gallagher 21 1 41 -14 2
11 Duke Thorson 13 0 41 -14 2
12 Maurice Gallagher 23 0 35 -20 2
13 Brad Keselowski 29 0 35 -20 2
14 Tony Townley 05 0 33 -22 2
15 Jay Robinson 49 0 32 -23 2
16 Bobby Dotter 07 0 31 -24 2
17 Tim Self 22 0 31 -24 2
18 Mark Beaver 50 0 29 -26 2
19 Rhonda Thorson 88 0 29 -26 2
20 Tom Deloach 11 0 28 -27 2
21 Mike Curb 98 0 26 -29 2
22 Kyle Busch 4 0 25 -30 2
23 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 00 0 25 -30 2
24 Bob Newberry 14 0 24 -31 1
25 Charles Henderson 175 0 24 -31 1
26 Beverly Mittler 136 0 21 -34 1
27 Bryan Hill 20 0 21 -34 1
28 Kyle Busch 9 0 21 -34 2
29 Michael Mittler 63 0 15 -40 2
30 BJ McLeod 78 0 11 -44 1
31 Todd Braun 132 0 11 -44 1
32 Tracy Lowe 1 0 10 -45 2
33 Craig Martins 144 0 9 -46 2
34 Brad Keselowski 2 0 8 -47 1
35 Kyle Busch 51 0 7 -48 2
36 Carlos Contreas 171 0 6 -49 2
37 Jennifer Jo Cobb 10 0 4 -51 2
38 Jeff Bolen 266 0 3 -52 2
39 Kyle Busch 18 0 2 -53 1
40 Carlos Lira 259 0 0 -55 2
41 Carlos Lira 258 0 0 -55 1
42 Clay Greenfield 68 0 0 -55 1
43 John Corr 143 0 0 -55 1
44 Norm Benning 6 0 0 -55 2
45 Jim Rosenblum 28 0 0 -55 1
46 Mike Harmon 74 0 0 -55 2

 

2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Manufacturer Standings
After Race 2 at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Pos. Manufacturer Wins Points Behind
1 Chevrolet 2 72 Leader
2 Toyota 0 64 -8
3 Ford 0 59 -13
4 Ram 0 0 -72

 

Race Awards
Keystone Light Pole Award Matt Crafton, #88 179.790 mph
Mobil 1 Driver of the Race Cameron Hayley, #13
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines, #8
Sunoco Rookie of the Race Grant Enfinger, #33

 

 

 

 

 

 

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