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2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Michigan Race Page

Friday, August 7, 2020 - Michigan International Speedway
6:00pm/et
Laps: 150 - Stages: 20/40/100 
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Weekend On-Track Schedule

Thursday, August 6
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
4:30 PM NGROTS ROOKIE MEETING (TELECONFERENCE)
5:00 PM NGROTS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)

Friday, August 7
** ENTRANCE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BY DEPARTMENT **
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
8:00 AM 10:00 AM NGROTS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
10:00 AM 5:00 PM NGROTS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
10:00 AM NGROTS GARAGE OPEN
5:50 PM NGROTS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
6:00 PM NGROTS RACE (STAGES 20/40/100 LAPS = 200 MILES )
8:30 PM Approx NGROTS HAULERS EXIT


Race Rundown

Zane Smith wins first Gander Trucks race in thrilling finish at Michigan: Zane Smith made a last lap pass in double overtime to earn his first career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory Friday night in the Henry Ford Health System 200 at Michigan International Speedway. The 21-year old Smith held off his friend, Sunoco rookie Christian Eckes by a mere 0.318-second for the victory and his official berth into the upcoming 2020 series Playoffs. Their duel was made possible after the race’s most dominant driver Grant Enfinger was taken from the lead on the restart in a three-truck collision at the front of the field involving 2019 Michigan race winner Austin Hill and NASCAR Cup Series rookie John Hunter Nemechek.(Read More)(8-7-2020)

#21-Zane Smith won his first NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race in the Henry Ford Health System 200 at Michigan International Speedway on Friday. Smith took the lead from #18-Christian Eckes with one lap to go in the second overtime attempt. Eckes was followed by #15-Tanner Gray, #26-Tyler Ankrum, #38-Todd Gilliland, #23-Brett Moffitt, #4-Raphael Lessard, #19-Derek Kraus, #75-Parker Kligerman, and #24-David Gravel.
There were 17 lead changes among 13 drivers and 11 cautions for 51 yellow flag laps.
#23-Brett Moffitt won stage 1 and #13-Johnny Sauter won stage 2.
See race details at: Race ResultsDrivers Points StandingsOwners Points StandingsCumulative ReportPenalty Report

Race Fast Facts – Michigan
Zane Smith won the 21st Annual Henry Ford Health System 200, his first victory in 11 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races.
This is his first victory and seventh top-10 finish in 2020.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in his series track debut at Michigan International Speedway.
Christian Eckes # (second) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Michigan International Speedway. It is his sixth top-10 finish in 2020.
Tanner Gray # (third) posted his first top-10 finish in his series debut at Michigan International Speedway.
Christian Eckes (second) was the highest finishing rookie.
Zane Smith (Michigan) joins Sheldon Creed (Kentucky) as the second first-time winner in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series in 2020.
(NASCAR)(8-7-2020)

Truck Series Playoff Standings Following Michigan: 
1) #98-Grant Enfinger [2 wins], 336
2) #16-Austin Hill, [1 win], 428
3) #21-Zane Smith, [1 win], 386
4) #88-Matt Crafton, [1 win], 342
5) #2-Sheldon Creed, [1 win], 340
6) #99-Ben Rhodes, 385, -43
7) #18-Christian Eckes, 379, -49
8) #23-Brett Moffitt, 375, -53
9) #19-Derek Kraus, 330 – 98
10) #38-Todd Gilliland, 329, -99
Outside of the Playoffs
11) #26-Tyler Ankrum, 300, -128
12) #15-Tanner Gray. 270, -158
13) #13-Johnny Sauter, 257, -171
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings

Pit Stall Selections

#51-Chandler Smith will start the Henry Ford Health System 200 NASCAR Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday from the pole. #23-Moffitt, #18-Eckes, #88-Crafton, #16-Hill, #98-Enfinger, #21-Smith, #2-Creed, #19-Kraus and #99-Rhodes will be the top-10. The lineup was set by points. See the complete Henry Ford Health Systems 200 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

The Entry List for the Henry Ford Health System 200 NASCAR Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday is posted, 40 teams/drivers are listed. See the full entry list on the Truck Series 200 Entry List (pdf).

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