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2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Richmond Raceway Race Page

Saturday, April 17, 2021 - Richmond Raceway 
1:30pm/et
Laps: 250 - Stages: 70/140/250
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race News

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John Hunter Nemechek leads KBM 1-2-4 finish at Richmond: John Hunter Nemechek earned his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in the last four races and had to hold off his boss Kyle Busch to do so Saturday afternoon. Nemechek scored the victory by a slim .307-seconds over Busch in the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway.(Read More)(4-17-2021)

#4-John Hunter Nemechek won the Toyota Care 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Richmond Raceway Saturday, beating team owner #51-Kyle Busch. Nemechek dominated the race, leading 114 of the 250 laps. The win is his first win at Richmond, second of the year, and the eighth of his career. The win was the fourth straight series win for Kyle Busch Motorsports.
#26-Tyler Ankrum, #18-Chandler Smith, #13-Johnny Sauter, #38-Todd Gilliland took spots three through six.
Pole-sitter #99-Ben Rhodes finished seventh, while last year’s Richmond race winner #98-Grant Enfinger, #32-Sam Mayer, and #16-Austin Hill closed out the top-10.
Enfinger, who finished eighth, won stage 1. Nemechek earned the stage 2 win.
There were 9 lead changes among 6 drivers and 11 cautions for 79 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 77.072mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Driver Points Standings, Owner Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Richmond
John Hunter Nemechek won the 2nd Annual ToyotaCare 250, his eighth victory in 109 Camping World Truck Series races.
This is his second victory and fifth top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in two races at Richmond Raceway.
Kyle Busch(i) (second) posted his first top-10 finish in four races at Richmond Raceway. It is his third top-10 finish in 2021.
Tyler Ankrum (third) posted his second top-10 finish in three races at Richmond Raceway.
Chandler Smith (fourth) was the highest finishing rookie.
(NASCAR)(4-17-2021)

Truck Series Playoff Standings after Richmond:
1) #4-John Hunter Nemechek, 2 wins, 270
2) #99-Ben Rhodes, 2 wins, 250
3) #2-Sheldon Creed, 216, -54
4) #16-Austin Hill, 196, -74
5) #88-Matt Crafton, 190, -80
6) #52-Stewart Friesen, 187, -87
7) #21-Zane Smith, 165, -105
8) #38-Todd Gilliland, 164, -106
9) #13-Johnny Sauter, 141, -129
10) #42-Carson Hocevar, 139, -131
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Trucks to the rear: #49-Reed(driver change), #34-Reaume(unapproved adjustments)

Pit Stall selections

#99-Ben Rhodes will start from the Cometic Gasket pole for the Toyota Care 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday. #16-Austin Hill will start second, followed by #98-Grant Enfinger, #52-Stewart Friesen, #24-Raphael Lessard, #21-Zane Smith, #88-Matt Crafton, #38-Todd Gilliland, #2-Sheldon Creed and #22-Austin Wayne Self. See the complete Toyota Care 250 Starting Lineup page

Crew Rosters

The Entry List for the Toyota Care 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Richmond Raceway is posted, teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
With no practice or qualifying on the schedule, the field expands to 40 trucks.
One driver will miss race; as the #14-Trey Hutchens III was excluded by points due to the 40-team cutoff.
Some notes: #3-Howie Disavino III, #32-Sam Mayer, #33- Keith Mcgee, #34-TBA.
See the full entry list on the Entry List

Goodyear Tire Notes

2021 Trucks Toyota Care 250 at Richmond Raceway TandemDraft Stats


Weekend On-Track Schedule

Thursday, April 15
5:00 PM NCWTS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)

Friday, April 16
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
1:00 PM 3:00 PM NCWTS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
3:00 PM 5:00 PM NCWTS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
3:00 PM 6:00 PM NCWTS GARAGE OPEN

Saturday, April 17
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
10:30 AM 12:30 PM NCWTS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
10:30 AM NCWTS GARAGE OPEN
11:00 AM 11:30 AM NCWTS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
1:10 PM NCWTS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
1:15 PM NCWTS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY TRUCKS)
1:30 PM NCWTS RACE (STAGES 70/140/250 LAPS = 187.5 MILES)
4:30 PM Approx BACKSTRETCH VEHICLE CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
4:30 PM Approx NCWTS HAULERS EXIT

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