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2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Texas Race Page

Saturday, July 18, 2020 - Texas Motor Speedway
8:00pm/et
Laps: 134 - Stages: 40/80/167
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Weekend On-Track Schedule

Friday, July 17
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
** ENTRANCE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BY DEPARTMENT **
1:30 PM 2:00 PM NGROTS ROOKIE MEETING (TELECONFERENCE)
5:00 PM NXS, NGROTS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION) 7:30 PM 9:30 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING IN PROGRESS)

Saturday, July 18
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
** ENTRANCE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BY DEPARTMENT **
9:30 AM 11:30 AM NGROTS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
11:30 AM 6:30 PM NGROTS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
5:00 PM 6:30 PM NGROTS ENGINE PRIME & FINAL ADJUSTMENTS (GARAGE AREA)
7:00 PM (8:00 PM) NGROTS RACE (STAGES 40/80/167 LAPS = 250.5 MILES )
10:00 PM Approx NGROTS HAULERS EXIT


Race Rundown

Kyle Busch wins 59th Gander Trucks race at Texas: Kyle Busch held off 19-year old rookie Christian Eckes by .777-seconds to earn the victory in the Vankor 250 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.It was master and protégé showing the way with Eckes still scoring a career-best second-place finish in the No. 18 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota. The two – running first and second – held a 12-second advantage on the field during much of the final stage of the race.(Read More)(7-18-2020)

#51-Kyle Busch won the Vankor 250 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. The win was his fifth at Texas, third of the year, and 59th of his career.
#18-Christian Eckes was second, followed by #88-Matt Crafton, #52-Stewart Friesen, #23-Brett Moffitt, #26-Tyler Ankrum, #24-Justin Haley, #98-Grant Enfinger, #99-Ben Rhodes, and #42-Ross Chastain.
There were 15 lead changes among 7 drivers and 5 cautions for 26 yellow flag laps.
Busch won stage 1 and #23-Moffitt won stage 2.
The average speed of the race was: 1320.209 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points StandingsCumulative ReportPenalty Report

Race Fast Facts – Texas
Kyle Busch(i) won the 22nd Annual Vankor 250, his 59th victory in 155 NASCAR Gander RV &
Outdoors Truck Series races.
This is his third victory and fourth top-10 finish in 2020.
This is his fifth victory and 10th top-10 finish in 14 races at Texas Motor Speedway.
Christian Eckes # (second) posted his first top-10 finish in his series debut at Texas Motor Speedway. It
is his fourth top-10 finish in 2020.
Matt Crafton (third) posted his 28th top-10 finish in 39 races at Texas Motor Speedway.
Christian Eckes (second) was the highest finishing rookie.
(NASCAR)(7-18-2020)

Truck Series Playoff Standings After Texas: 
1) #98-Grant Enfinger [2 wins], 252
2) #2-Sheldon Creed, [1 win], 268
3) #16-Austin Hill, 300
4) #99-Ben Rhodes, 278, -22
5) #18-Christian Eckes, 267, -33
6) #21-Zane Smith, 254, -46
7) #23-Brett Moffitt, 253, -47
8) #26-Tyler Ankrum, 248, -52
9) #38-Todd Gilliland, 234, -66
10) #88-Matt Crafton, 225, -75
11) #19-Derek Kraus, 214, -86
12) #13-Johnny Sauter, 203, -97
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings

Pit Stall Selections

#2-Sheldon Creed will start from the pole for the Vankor 250 NASCAR Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
#98-Enfinger will start second, followed by #16-Hill, #51-Busch, #38-Gilliland, #21-Smith, #18-Eckes, #23-Moffitt, #26-Ankrum, #99-Rhodes.
The lineup was set by random draw based on owner points.
See the complete Vankor 250 Starting Lineup.

Goodyear Tire Notes

Crew Rosters

The Entry List for the Vankor 250 NASCAR Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is posted, 36 teams/drivers are listed.
See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf).

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