Saturday, October 30, 2021 - Martinsville Speedway
Laps: 200 - Stages: 50/100/200
TV: FS1 - Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR
Zane Smith vaults into Championship 4 race with Martinsville victory: On a track strewn with spinning trucks and broken hearts, Zane Smith catapulted into the Championship 4 with a thrilling overtime victory in Saturday’s United Rentals 200 at Martinsville Speedway.(Read More)(10-30-2021)
#21-Zane Smith won the United Rentals 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway Saturday afternoon in a dramatic overtime finish to advance to the final four championship deciding race next weekend at Phoenix Raceway.
The win is his first win at Martinsville, first of the season, and third career win.
#16-Austin Hill was second, followed by #15-Tanner Gray, #18-Chandler Smith, #88-Matt Crafton, #75-Parker Kligerman, #99-Ben Rhodes, #17-Taylor Gray, #2-Sheldon Creed and #56-Timmy Hill.
Also advancing to the championship 4 playoff round: #99-Rhodes, #88-Crafton, and #4-John Hunter Nemechek.
Pole-sitter #4-Nemechek wrecked out of the race on lap 130 after contact with the #22-Austin Wayne Self. The five-time race winner this season held his breath through the overtime to see how things would shake out in the points. He narrowly advanced to the final playoff round.
#38-Todd Gilliland dominated the race, winning Stage 1 and Stage 2. He appeared to be on his way to the race victory before the caution flag fell on lap 198, pushing the race into overtime. Contact from #52-Stewart Friesen on the last lap handed the win to #21-Smith, as his two closes challengers fell out of the race. Gilliland led 133 of the 204 laps.
There were 10 lead changes among 4 drivers and 13 cautions for 88 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 56.402mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Reset Driver Points, Owners Points Standings, Reset Owner Points, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.
Driver Point Standings following Martinsville:
1) #21-Zane Smith, 3082 (win in Round of 8)
2) #99-Ben Rhodes, 3146
3) #88-Matt Crafton, 3123
4) #4-John Hunter Nemechek, 3123
Missed the Championship 4
5) #2-Sheldon Creed, 3119
6) #52-Stewart Friesen, 3094
7) #18-Chandler Smith, 3073
8) #42-Carson Hocevar, 3066
See the Driver Point Standings and Owners Points Standings.
Reset Championship 4 Points
1) #21-Zane Smith, 4000
2) #99-Ben Rhodes, 4000
3) #88-Matt Crafton, 4000
4) #4-John Hunter Nemechek, 4000
See the Reset Driver Point Standings
#4-John Hunter Nemechek will start from the Cometic Gasket pole for the United Rentals 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.
#38-Todd Gilliland will start second, followed by: #99-Ben Rhodes, #2-Sheldon Creed, #88-Matt Crafton, #18-Chandler Smith, #52-Stewart Friesen, #42-Carson Hocevar, #21-Zane Smith, and #16-Austin Hill.
See the complete lineup on the United Rentals 200 Starting Lineup page.(10-27-2021)
Entry List for the United Rentals 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway is posted, teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Since 41 trucks entered, one driver will miss race. The #6-Norm Benning was excluded based on the number of entries/points.
Some notes: #3-Karam, #25-Berry, #45-Hacker, #51-Heim.
See the full entry list on the United Rentals 200 Entry List page
Weekend On-Track Schedule
Thursday, October 28
7:30 AM 7:30 PM CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
7:30 AM 7:30 PM EVENT OPERATIONS SET UP
10:00 AM 5:30 PM DRIVER/OWNER MOTORHOME PARKING
5:00 PM NCWTS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)
Friday, October 29
6:30 AM 7:30 PM CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
7:00 AM 9:30 AM NCWTS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOADING)
9:30 AM 10:30 AM NCWTS INFIELD) HAULERS PARKING OUTSIDE THE FACILITY EXIT (APPROVED TEAMS REMAIN IN THE
10:00 AM 5:30 PM INFIELD) NASCAR COMPETITION CREDENTIALING OPEN
1:30 PM 5:30 PM NCWTS GARAGE OPEN (PIT ROAD)
2:00 PM NCWTS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
Saturday, October 30
8:30 AM 12:45 PM CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
9:30 AM 6:00 PM NASCAR COMPETITION CREDENTIALING OPEN
10:00 AM NCWTS GARAGE OPEN
11:30 AM 3:00 PM NCWTS VIP GARAGE ACCESS PERMITTED
12:25 PM NCWTS DRIVERS REPORT FOR PRE-RACE (STAGE)
12:30 PM NCWTS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
1:00 PM NCWTS RACE (STAGES 50/100/200 LAPS = 105.2 MILES )
3:00 PM 4:30 PM NCWTS HAULERS PARKED OUTSIDE ENTER (EQUIPMENT LOADING)
4:30 PM 5:00 PM NCWTS HAULERS EXIT