Buckle Up Your Truck 225
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 7:40pm/et
Laps/Stages: 150 laps total. Stages end on laps: 35/70/150
TELEVISION / RADIO / STREAMING
Television Coverage: Time 8:300pm/et, FS1 and FOX Sports GO streaming (available with participating TV provider login)
Radio Coverage (over the air and streaming): Motor Racing Network (MRN) / SiriusXM Satellite NASCAR (available with subscription)
On track schedule
Thursday, July 11, 9:35 -10:25 am/et no TV
Thursday, July 11, 11:05-11:55am/et no TV
Thursday, July 11 at 4:05pm/et, TV-FS1
Complete Event Schedule (times local to the track)
Wednesday, July 10
4:00 PM 6:00 PM BROADCASTING SET-UP
4:00 PM 6:00 PM NGOTS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
Thursday, July 11
6:00 AM 7:30 PM NASCAR CREDENTIALS OPEN
7:00 AM NGOTS GARAGE OPENS
8:30 AM NGOTS ROOKIE MEETING & RANDOM DRAWING
8:45 AM 9:00 AM NGOTS ROOKIE TRACK RIDE
9:35 AM 10:25 AM NGOTS 1ST PRACTICE
11:05 AM 11:55 AM NGOTS FINAL PRACTICE
1:30 PM 2:30 PM NGOTS OPEN GARAGE AREA TO PROPERLY CREDENTIALED FANS
1:45 PM 2:00 PM NGOTS DRIVER / MEDIA AVAILABILITY (MEDIA CENTER)
4:05 PM NGOTS QUALIFYING IMPOUND (SINGLE VEHICLE / ONE LAP ALL POSITIONS)
5:45 PM NGOTS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (BLUE GRASS HALL)
7:00 PM NGOTS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
7:30 PM NGOTS RACE (STAGES 35/70/150 LAPS = 225 MILES )
NGOTS = NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Links to race, practice, qualifying results (in pdf): (will be added as available)
Preliminary Entry List
Tyler Ankrum grabs Playoff spot with maiden Truck Series win: In a week that started with Justin Haley’s remarkable upset win at Daytona on Sunday, 18-year-old Tyler Ankrum added another on Thursday night at Kentucky Speedway—and simultaneously threw a wrench into the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoff standings.(More)(7-11-2019)
#17-Tyler Ankrum won the Buckle Up Your Truck 225 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway on Thursday night after leader #24-Brett Moffitt ran out of fuel with less than two laps remaining. Ankrum led the most laps of the race (40) en route to his first career win. It was also the first Truck Series win for his DGR-Crosley team.
#52-Stewart Friesen started the race from the rear after being forced to a back-up truck prior to the first practice. Friesen’s Halmar Racing team had their primary confiscated over an issue with the truck’s firewall. He drove through the field and finished second.
#18-Harrison Burton, #45-Ross Chastain, #15-Dylan Lupton, #22-Austin Wayne Self, #24-Moffitt, #11-Spencer Davis, #44-Jeb Burton, and #13-Johnny Sauter were the rest of the top-10.
Stages 1 was won by #2-Sheldon Creed and stage 2 was won by #88-Matt Crafton.
There were 10 lead changes among 7 drivers and 5 cautions for 33 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 119.416mph.
See race details at:
Race Results (pdf)
Drivers Points Standings
Owners Points Standings
Race Fast Facts – Kentucky
Tyler Ankrum # won the 9th Annual Buckle Up In Your Truck 225, his first victory in 12 Gander Outdoors Truck Series races.
This is his first victory and fourth top-10 finish in 2019.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in one race at Kentucky Speedway.
Stewart Friesen (second) posted his second top-10 finish in three races at Kentucky Speedway. It is his ninth top-10 finish in 2019. Harrison Burton # (third) posted his first top-10 finish in one races at Kentucky Speedway.
Tyler Ankrum (first) was the highest finishing rookie.
Grant Enfinger leads the point standings by 34 points over Stewart Friesen.
(NASCAR Integrated Sports Marketing)(7-11-2019)
2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoff Standings after Kentucky Speedway:
1) #24-Brett Moffitt [2 wins]
2) #13-Johnny Sauter [1 win]
3) #45-Ross Chastain [1 win]
4) #17-Tyler Ankrum [1 win]
5) #16-Austin Hill [1 win]
6) #98-Grant Enfinger, 542 (points leader)
7) #52-Stewart Friesen, 508, -34
8) #88-Matt Crafton, 492, -50
currently outside the playoffs:
#18-Harrison Burton, 448, -94
#99-Ben Rhodes, 444, -98
#4-Todd Gilliland, 392, -150
#2-Sheldon Creed, 387, -155
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.
#98-Grant Enfinger won the Busch pole for the Buckle Up Your Truck 225 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway with a speed of for his second pole of 2019, first at Kentucky, and fifth of his career.
#2-Sheldon Creed, #4-Todd Gilliland, #88-Matt Crafton, #45-Ross Chastain. #18-Harrison Burton, #24-Brett Moffitt, #99-Ben Rhodes, #17-Tyler Ankrum, and #30-Brennan Poole were the remainder of the top-10.
Driver(s) who will miss the race: #49-Ray Ciccarelli and #6-Norm Benning.
See qualifying results on the Qualifying results page (pdf) and the complete starting lineup on the Starting Lineup page (pdf).(7-11-2019)
Kentucky Speedway – Qualifying Fast Facts:
Grant Enfinger won the Pole Award for the 9th Annual Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 with a lap of 29.678 seconds, 181.953 mph.
This is his fifth pole in 73 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races.
This is his second pole and 11th top-10 start in 2019.
This is his first pole in four races at Kentucky Speedway.
Sheldon Creed # (second) posted his 11th top-10 start of 2019 and his first in one race at Kentucky Speedway.
Todd Gilliland (third) posted his second top-10 start at Kentucky Speedway. It is his sixth in 13 races this season.
Sheldon Creed (second) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
Happy Hour (final) practice for the Buckle Up Your Truck 225 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
Slowest: #6-Benning 162.162
Most laps run: #2-Creed, 32
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 8 drivers): #18-Burton, 177.273
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Practice 2 page (pdf).(7-11-2019)
First practice for the Buckle Up Your Truck 225 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway is over after 50 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
Slowest: #10-Cobb 158.964
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 2 drivers): #51-Jones 165.499
Notes: #52-Friesen had his truck confiscated prior to practice for an apparent firewall issue. His team rolled out the back-up and clocked the seventh quickest time. He ran the truck in the last race at Chicagoland Speedway. He will have to start tonight’s race at the rear of the field for moving to a back-up.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Practice 1 page (pdf).(7-11-2019)
Entry List for the Buckle Up Your Truck 225 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway is posted, 34teams/drivers [for 32 spots] are listed.
Since 34 trucks are entered, two drivers/teams will miss the race.
See the full entry list on the Preliminary Entry List page(pdf).
TIRE NOTES & FACTS
Goodyear Fast Facts – Kentucky