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2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Talladega Race Page

Saturday, October 3, 2020 - Talladega Superspeedway

1:00pm/et
Laps: 200 - Stages: 20/40/94
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Weekend On-Track Schedule

Thursday, October 1
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
7:30 AM 7:30 PM EVENT OPERATIONS SET-UP (SCREENING IN PROGRESS)
4:00 PM NGROTS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)

Friday, October 2
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
** ENTRANCE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BY DEPARTMENT **
7:30 AM 7:30 PM EVENT OPERATIONS SET-UP (SCREENING IN PROGRESS)
9:00 AM 9:30 AM SAFETY & COMMUNICATIONS MEETING (TELECONFERENCE)
11:00 AM 1:00 PM DRIVER MOTORHOME PARKING (SCREENING IN PROGRESS)
12:00 PM 2:00 PM NGROTS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
1:00 PM 3:00 PM BROADCASTING SET-UP
2:00 PM 7:00 PM NGROTS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
2:00 PM 8:00 PM NGROTS GARAGE OPEN
2:30 PM 3:00 PM NGROTS ROOKIE MEETING (TELECONFERENCE)

Saturday, October 3
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
** ENTRANCE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BY DEPARTMENT **
9:00 AM 11:00 AM NGROTS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
9:00 AM NGROTS GARAGE OPEN
11:50 AM NGROTS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
12:00 PM (1:00 PM) NGROTS RACE (STAGES 20/40/94 LAPS = 250.04 MILES)
3:00 PM Approx NGROTS HAULERS EXIT

Race Rundown

Raphael Lessard gets first NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series win in Talladega elimination race: In a wild two-lap shootout that ended prematurely with a multicar wreck near the entrance to Turn 3, 19-year-old Canadian Raphael Lessard earned his first NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory in Saturday’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Talladega Superspeedway.(MORE)(10-3-2020)

#4-Raphael Lessard won the Chevy Silverado 250 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday. The win was his first at Talladega, of the year, and the first of his career.
#45-Trevor Bayne was scored in the second position, as NASCAR froze the field on the last lap for a multi-truck wreck including Playoff driver #16-Austin Hill. #51-Chandler Smith, #99-Ben Rhodes, #9-Codie Rohrbaugh, #3-Jordan Anderson, #23-Brett Moffitt, #88-Matt Crafton, #44-Kaz Grala and #19-Derek Kraus were the remainder of the top-10.
It was an elimination race in the Playoffs, with two drivers failing to make the Round of 8. #38-Todd Gilliland lost an engine, and #18-Christian Eckes was involved in the last lap wreck. Both failed to advance.
There were 14 lead changes among 10 drivers and 5 cautions for 24 yellow flag laps.
Stage 1 was won by #16-Hill, and #19-Derek Kraus won stage 2.
The average speed of the race was: 129.424 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points,Owners Points, Cumulative Report,Penalty Report

Race Fast Facts – Talladega
Raphael Lessard # won the 15th Annual Chevrolet Silverado 250, his first victory in 25 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races.
This is his first victory and fifth top-10 finish in 2020.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in two races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Trevor Bayne (second) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Talladega Superspeedway. It is his first top-10 finish in 2020.
Chandler Smith (third) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Raphael Lessard (first) was the highest finishing rookie.
Sheldon Creed (P) leads the point standings by 5 points over Brett Moffitt
(NASCAR)(10-3-2020)

Truck Series Playoff Standings Following Talladega:
Round of 8 begins at Kansas:
1) #16-Austin Hill, 3028
2) #2-Sheldon Creed, 3028
3) #21-Zane Smith, 3022, -6
4) #98-Grant Enfinger, 3019, -9
5) #23-Brett Moffitt, 3016, -12
6) #27-Ben Rhodes, #3014, -14
7) #88-Matt Crafton, 3009, -19
8) #26-Tyler Ankrum, 3003, -25
Bottom 2 eliminated following Talladega:
9) #18-Christian Eckes, 2096, -932
10) #38-Todd Gilliland, 2072, -956
See the Drivers Points before the reset and Drivers Points after the reset, and Owners Points

Pit Stall Selections

#2-Sheldon Creed will start the Chevy Silverado 250 NASCAR Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday from the pole. #16-Hill, #21-Smith, #98-Enfinger, #51-Smith, #18-Eckes,#88-Crafton, #23-Moffitt, #26-Ankrum, and #38-Gilliland will be the top-10. See the complete Chevy Silverado 250 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

The Entry List for the Chevy Silverado 250 NASCAR Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday is posted, 39 teams/drivers are listed. See the full entry list on the Chevy Silverado 250 Entry List (pdf).

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