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2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Martinsville Race Page

Friday, October 30, 2020 - Martinsville Speedway
8:00pm/et
Laps: 200 - Stages: 50/100/200
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Weekend On-Track Schedule

Thursday, October 29
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
7:30 AM 7:30 PM CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
7:30 AM 7:30 PM EVENT OPERATIONS SET-UP (SCREENING IN PROGRESS)
2:00 PM 2:30 PM SAFETY & COMMUNICATIONS MEETING (TELECONFERENCE)
3:00 PM 5:00 PM BROADCASTING SET-UP
5:00 PM NGROTS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)

Friday, October 30
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
** ENTRANCE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BY DEPARTMENT **
8:00 AM 7:45 PM CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
10:30 AM 11:00 AM PACE VEHICLE CALIBRATION
11:00 AM 1:00 PM NGROTS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
1:00 PM 7:00 PM NGROTS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
1:00 PM NGROTS GARAGE OPEN
1:30 PM 2:00 PM NGROTS ROOKIE MEETING (TELECONFERENCE)
7:40 PM NGROTS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
8:00 PM NGROTS RACE (STAGES 50/100/200 LAPS = 105.2 MILES )
10:00 PM Approx CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
10:30 PM Approx NGROTS HAULERS EXIT


Race Rundown

#98-Grant Enfinger faced a must-win situation at Martinsville Speedway in order to qualify for the Championship round next week. Despite being involved in multiple run-ins, he held on following a restart two laps from the finish and won the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race on Friday night. The win was his first at Martinsville, fourth of the year, and the sixth of his career.
Next week at Phoenix Raceway, the Truck Series will conclude its season and crown a champion. Enfinger will face off against #2-Sheldon Creed, #23-Brett Moffitt, and #21-Zane Smith for the championship. Creed and Moffitt also won races in the Round of 8 to secure their spots, while Smith finished third and moved on based on points.
#99-Ben Rhodes (finished second), #88-Matt Crafton (finished 5th), #26-Tyler Ankrum (finished 12th), and #16-Austin Hill were eliminated from Playoff contention at Martinsville. Hill was scored 35th after suffering an engine failure.
Rhodes, Smith, #18-Christian Eckes, Crafton, #52-Stewart Friesen, #30-Danny Bohn, Creed – who started from the pole and led 65 laps – #22-Austin Wayne Self, and #19-Derek Kraus were the top-10.
There were 16 lead changes among 9 drivers and 11 cautions for 82 yellow flag laps.
#2-Creed won stage 1. #52-Friesen won stage 2.
The average speed of the race was: 52.403 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points , Owners Points, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report

Race Fast Facts – Martinsville
Grant Enfinger (P) won the 22nd Annual NASCAR Hall of Fame 200, his sixth victory in 106 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races.
This is his fourth victory and 13th top-10 finish in 2020.
This is his first victory and fourth top-10 finish in nine races at Martinsville Speedway.
Ben Rhodes (P) (second) posted his fifth top-10 finish in 11 races at Martinsville Speedway. It is his 13th top-10 finish in 2020.
Zane Smith # (P) (third) posted his first top-10 finish in his series track debut at Martinsville Speedway.
Zane Smith (P) (third) was the highest finishing rookie.
Sheldon Creed, Brett Moffitt, Grant Enfinger and Zane Smith have advanced to the Championship 4 round.
(NASCAR)(10-30-2020)

Championship 4
1) #2-Sheldon Creed, 4000
2) #98-Grant Enfinger, 4000
3) #23-Brett Moffitt, 4000
4) #21-Zane Smith, 4000

Truck Series Playoff Standings Following Martinsville [Pre-reset]:
1) #2-Sheldon Creed, 3181 [win in Round of 8]
2) #23-Brett Moffitt, 3121 [win in Round of 8]
3) 6) #98-Grant Enfinger, 3117, [win in Round of 8]
4) #21-Zane Smith, 3149, +3 ahead of 5th
Bottom 4 eliminated:
5) #88-Matt Crafton, 3146, -3 behind 4th
6) #16-Austin Hill, 3128, -21 behind 4th
7) #99-Ben Rhodes, 3105, -44 behind 4th
8) #26-Tyler Ankrum, 3059, -90behind 4th
See the Drivers Points / Drivers Points Pre-Reset and the Owners Points /Owners Points Pre-Reset.

Pit Stall Selections

#2-Sheldon Creed will start from the pole for the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 at Martinsville Speedway. #21-Zane Smith will start second, followed by #16-Hill, #23-Moffitt, #88-Crafton, #26-Ankrum, #99-Rhodes, #98-Enfinger, #51-Jones, and #4-Lessard in the top-10.
The lineup was set by the new qualifying procedure, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
See the complete NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

The Entry List for the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 NASCAR Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway next Friday is posted, 38 teams/drivers are listed. See the full entry list on the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 Entry List (pdf).

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