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2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Atlanta Motor Speedway Race Page

Saturday, March 20, 2021 - Atlanta Motor Speedway
2:30pm/et
Laps: 130 - Stages: 40/80/130
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

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Race Rundown

Kyle Busch dominates in NASCAR Truck Series race at Atlanta: Kyle Busch wasn’t about to let two straight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races slip away. Leading 102 of 130 laps and pulling away in the final stage of Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Busch notched his first victory of the season, his sixth at the 1.54-mile track and the 60th of his career—extending his own series record.(Read More)(3-20-2021)

#51-Kyle Busch dominated the FR8 Auctions 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday, leading 102 of the 130 laps. The win was his first of the season, sixth at Atlanta, and 60th of his career. Only Hall of Famer Ron Hornaday, Jr. comes close to Busch’s total. He amassed 51 Truck wins during his driving career.
#16-Austin Hill finished second. #4-John Hunter Nemechek started from the pole, won both opening stages, and finished third. #13-Johnny Sauter, #2-Sheldon Creed, #21-Zane Smith, #44-Ross Chastain, #88-Matt Crafton took spots four through eight. #45-Brett Moffitt started at the rear of the field after his team was forced to change an engine an hour before the race. He rallied and finished ninth. #52-Stewart Friesen rebounded following a late race penalty after his pit crew lost control of a tire during a pit stop. He recovered to finish 10th.
There were eight lead changes among four drivers and three cautions for 16 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 133.888mph.
See race details at: Race ResultsDriver Points StandingsOwner Points StandingsCumulative ReportPenalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Atlanta
Kyle Busch(i) won the 13th Annual Fr8Auctions 200, his 60th victory in 157 Camping World Truck Series races.
This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his sixth victory and 10th top-10 finish in 14 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Austin Hill (second) posted his third top-10 finish in six races at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It is his second top-10 finish in 2021.
John Hunter Nemechek (third) posted his second top-10 finish in four races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Carson Hocevar (12th) was the highest finishing rookie.
(NASCAR)(3-20-2021)

Truck Series Playoff Standings after Atlanta:
1) #99-Ben Rhodes, (2 wins)
2) #4-John Hunter Nemechek, (1 win)
3) #2-Sheldon Creed, 154, -50
4) #88-Matt Crafton, 145, -90
5) #52-Stewart Friesen, 122, -82
6) #16-Austin Hill, 115, -89
7) #13-Johnny Sauter, 103, -101
8) #21-Zane Smith, 99, -105
9) #42-Carson Hocevar, 93, -111
10) #18-Chandler Smith, 92, -112
See the Drivers Point Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Trucks to the rear:#02-Berry(driver change), #45-Moffitt(engine change)

#4-John Hunter Nemechek will start from the Cometic Gasket pole for the FR8 Auctions 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday. #51-Kyle Busch will start second. The remainder of the top-10: #88-Matt Crafton, #52-Stewart Friesen, #99-Ben Rhodes, #16-Austin Hill, #21-Zane Smith, #2-Sheldon Creed, #38-Todd Gilliland and #45-Brett Moffitt. See the complete FR8 Auctions 200 Starting Lineup.

The Entry List for the FR8 Auctions 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway is posted, with 40 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
With no practice or qualifying on the schedule, the field expands to 40 trucks.
Two drivers will miss race; #14-Trey Hutchens and #49-Ray Ciccarelli were excluded due to points and the 40-team cutoff.
Some of the entries include: #17-Bill Lester, #33-Akinori Ogata, #44-Ross Chastain, #51-Kyle Busch.
See the full entry list on the Entry List

Goodyear Tire Notes

FR8 Auctions 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway Trucks TandemDraft Stats


Weekend On-Track Schedule

Friday, March 19
7:30 AM 7:30 PM EVENT OPERATIONS SET-UP (SCREENING IN PROGRESS)
5:00 PM NCWTS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)
7:30 PM 9:30 PM NCWTS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)

Saturday, March 20
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
6:00 AM 4:00 PM OPERATIONS ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
7:30 AM 1:30 PM NCWTS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
7:30 AM NCWTS GARAGE OPEN
8:00 AM 8:30 AM NCWTS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
2:10 PM NCWTS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
2:15 PM NCWTS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY TRUCKS)
2:30 PM NCWTS RACE (STAGES 30/60/130 LAPS = 200.02 MILES)

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