Saturday, July 25, 2020 - Kansas Speedway
Laps: 167 - Stages: 40/80/167
TV: FS1 - Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR
Race Specific News
Weekend On-Track Schedule
Saturday, July 25
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
** ENTRANCE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BY DEPARTMENT **
6:30 AM 11:30 AM NGROTS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
6:30 AM NGROTS GARAGE OPEN
10:00 AM 11:30 AM NGROTS ENGINE PRIME & FINAL ADJUSTMENTS (PIT ROAD)
12:20 PM NGROTS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
12:30 PM (1:30 PM) NGROTS RACE (STAGES 30/60/134 LAPS = 201 MILES )
3:30 PM Approx NGROTS HAULERS EXIT
#88-Matt Crafton broke a 67-race winless streak by winning the e.p.t. 200 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday. The win was his third at Kansas, first of the year, and the 15th of his career.
#18-Christian Eckes was second following a valiant effort to catch Crafton in the closing laps. He was followed by #98-Grant Enfinger, #15-Tanner Gray, #99-Ben Rhodes, #16-Austin Hill, #19-Derek Kraus, #51-Brandon Jones, #21-Zane Smith, and #24-Chase Purdy.
There were 15 lead changes among 9 drivers and 9 cautions for 38 yellow flag laps.
#21-Smith swept stages 1 and 2, leading 50 laps before finishing ninth.
The average speed of the race was: 102.016 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report
Race Fast Facts – Kansas
Matt Crafton won the e.p.t 200, his 15th victory in 463 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races.
This is his first victory and sixth top-10 finish in 2020.
This is his third victory and 12th top-10 finish in 21 races at Kansas Speedway.
Christian Eckes # (second) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Kansas Speedway. It is his fifth top-10 finish in 2020.
Grant Enfinger (third) posted his fourth top-10 finish in five races at Kansas Speedway.
Christian Eckes (second) was the highest finishing rookie.
This is third series victory for ThorSport Racing at Kansas Speedway – all with Matt Crafton (2013,2015, 2020).
Truck Series Playoff Standings Following Kansas:
1) #98-Grant Enfinger [2 wins], 320
2) #16-Austin Hill, [1 win], 394
3) #88-Matt Crafton, [1 win], 321
4) #2-Sheldon Creed, [1 win], 319
5) #99-Ben Rhodes, 351, 43
6) #18-Christian Eckes, 344, -50
7) #21-Zane Smith, 344, 50
8) #23-Brett Moffitt, 325, -69
9) #19-Derek Kraus, 294, -100
10) #38-Todd Gilliland, 289, -105
11) #26-Tyler Ankrum, 267, -127
12) #13-Johnny Sauter, 236, -158
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings
#24-Chase Purdy will start the e.p.t. 200 NASCAR Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday from the pole.
#51-Jones, #18-Eckes, #30-Poole, #45-Majeski, #38-Gilliland, #13-Sauter, #2-Creed, #99-Rhodes, and #21-Smith will be the top-10.
The lineup was set by an invert for the top-15 from Friday night’s finishing order. Positions 16-38 start in the same position as they finished. See the complete e.p.t. 200 Starting Lineup.
The Entry List for the e.p.t. 200 NASCAR Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday is posted, 39 teams/drivers are listed. See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf).