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2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pocono Raceway Race Page

Saturday, June 26, 2021 - Pocono Raceway
12:00pm/et
Laps: 60 - Stages: 15/30/60
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

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John Hunter Nemechek outduels boss Kyle Busch for victory at Pocono: John Hunter Nemechek passed team owner Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps left and pulled away to win Saturday’s CRC Brakleen 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway.(Read More)(6-26-2021)

#4-John Hunter Nemechek won the CRC Brakleen 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon. The win is his first win at Pocono, fifth of the year and 11th of his career.
Nemechek took the lead from his team owner, #51-Kyle Busch, following a restart with six laps to go. Busch finished second in what was his last Truck Series race of the season. #2-Sheldon Creed, #26-Tyler Ankrum, #16-Austin Hill, #88-Matt Crafton, pole-sitter #38-Todd Gilliland, #21-Zane Smith, #17-Ryan Preece, and #19-Derek Kraus were the remainder of the top-10.
#16-Hill clinched a playoff spot based on points following his fifth place finish. 
Stage 1 was won by #21-Smith. He led 18 laps but was unable to make his way back into the lead after a penalty for pitting while the pits were closed on lap 35.
Stage 2 was won by #4-Nemechek. It was his ninth stage win of the season.
There were eight lead changes among seven drivers and four cautions for 13 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 122.31 mph.
See race details at: Race ResultsDrivers Points StandingsOwners Points StandingsCumulative ReportPenalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Pocono:
John Hunter Nemechek won the 12th Annual CRC Brakleen 150, his 11th victory in 115 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races.
This is his fifth victory and 11th top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his first victory and third top-10 finish in four races at Pocono Raceway.
Kyle Busch(i) (second) posted his fourth top-10 finish in five races at Pocono Raceway. It is his fifth top-10 finish in 2021.
Sheldon Creed (third) posted his second top-10 finish in three races at Pocono Raceway.
Carson Hocevar (13th) was the highest finishing rookie.
This is Kyle Busch Motorsport’s sixth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Pocono Raceway.
(NASCAR)(6-26-2021)

Truck Series Playoff Standings after Pocono:
1) #4-John Hunter Nemechek 575 (5 wins)
2) #99-Ben Rhodes, 489 (2 wins)
3) #38-Todd Gilliland, 371 (1 win)
4) #2-Sheldon Creed, 406 (1 win)
5) #16-Austin Hill, 469, (in on points)
6) #21-Zane Smith, 428, +145
7) #88-Matt Crafton, 392, +109
8) #52-Stewart Friesen, 350, +67
9) Carson Hocevar, 335, +52
10) Chandler Smith, 314, +31
Currently outside the playoffs:
#13-Johnny Sauter, 283, -31
#26-Tyler Ankrum, 281, -33
#22-Austin Wayne Self, 273, -41
#19-Derek Kraus, 259, -55
See the Drivers Point Standings and Owners Point Standings.

Pit Stall selections

#38-Todd Gilliland will start from the Cometic Gasket pole for the CRC Brakleen 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway.
#21-Zane Smith will start second, followed by #99-Ben Rhodes, #16-Austin Hill, #88-Matt Crafton, #52-Stewart Friesen, #4-John Hunter Nemechek, #17-Ryan Preece, #24-Jack Wood, and #2-Sheldon Creed.
See the complete CRC Brakleen 150 Starting Lineup.(6-23-2021)

Crew Rosters

Entry List for the CRC Brakleen 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Nashville Superspeedway is posted, 39 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
With no practice or qualifying on the schedule, the field expands to 40 trucks.
Note: The #75 Henderson Motorsports team has withdrawn.
See the full entry list on the Entry List page.

Goodyear Tire Notes

2021 Truck Series: CRC Brakleen 150 at Pocono Raceway TandemDraft Stats


Weekend On-Track Schedule

Thursday, June 24
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
5:00 PM NCWTS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)

Friday, June 25
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
2:00 PM 4:00 PM NCWTS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
4:00 PM 8:00 PM NCWTS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
4:00 PM 9:00 PM NCWTS GARAGE OPEN

Saturday, June 26
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
9:00 AM 11:00 AM NCWTS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
9:00 AM NCWTS GARAGE OPEN
11:35 AM NCWTS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
11:40 AM NCWTS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY TRUCKS)
12:00 PM NCWTS RACE (STAGES 15/30/60 LAPS = 150 MILES)
2:30 PM Approx NCWTS HAULERS EXIT

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