Friday, May 27, 2022 - Charlotte Motor Speedway
Laps: 134 - Stages: 30/60/134
TV: FS1 - Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR
Ross Chastain triumphs at Charlotte after Late wreck KOs Carson Hocevar: When fate dealt Carson Hocevar another heartache Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Niece Motorsport teammate Ross Chastain took full advantage—with a serendipitous push from Grant Enfinger.(Read More)(5-27-2022)
#41-Ross Chastain won the NC Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night following an overtime restart. The win is his first win of the year, first win at Charlotte, and the fourth Truck win of his career.
The final restart was set up following an accident between then leader #42-Carson Hocevar and #17-Ryan Preece. Hocevar got sideways and hit the wall, dashing his hopes of his first series win. Hocevar had led a race high 57 laps and appeared to be en route to the win. He held a six-second lead when a caution flag waved on lap 132 of the scheduled 134. The following restart set up the Hocevar/Preece battle.
#23-Grant Enfinger, #4-John Hunter Nemechek, #98-Christian Eckes, #38-Zane Smith, #15-Tanner Gray, #51-Kyle Busch, #18-Chandler Smith, #52-Stewart Friesen, and #99-Ben Rhodes were the remainder of the top-10.
Pole-sitter #66-Ty Majeski finished 13th.
Stage 1 was won by #38-Zane Smith.
Stage 2 was won by #99-Ben Rhodes.
There were 15 lead changes among nine drivers and five cautions for 25 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 125.827mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Driver Points Standings, Owner Points Standings, Cumulative Race report, Penalty Report
Race Fast Facts – Charlotte
Ross Chastain(i) won the 19th Annual North Carolina Education Lottery 200, his fourth victory in 99
Camping World Truck Series races.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in 2022.
This is his first victory and third top-10 finish in six races at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Grant Enfinger (second) posted his third top-10 finish in six races at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It is his
sixth top-10 finish in 2022.
John Hunter Nemechek (third) posted his fourth top-10 finish in six races at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Lawless Alan (22nd) was the highest finishing rookie.
John Hunter Nemechek leads the point standings by 7 points over Ben Rhodes.
Truck Series Driver Point Standings after Charlotte:
1) #38-Zane Smith, 3 wins
2) #4-John Hunter Nemechek, 1 win
3) #99-Ben Rhodes, 1 win
4) #18-Chandler Smith, 1 win
5) #52-Stewart Friesen, 1 win
6) #66-Ty Majeski, 345, +89
7) #98-Christian Eckes, 343 +87
8) #42-Carson Hocevar, 319 +63
9) #23-Grant Enfinger, 298 +42
10) #88-Matt Crafton, 281, +25
Outside of the Playoffs
11) #15-Tanner Gray, 256, -25
12) #19-Derek Kraus, 229, -52
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.
Trucks to the rear: #1-Deegan(unapproved adjustments), #22-Self(unapproved adjustments)
#66-Ty Majeski won the Cometic Gasket pole for the NC Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway with speed of 178.312mph for first pole at Charlotte, second of the year, and second of his career. #38-Zane Smith will start second, followed by #51-Kyle Busch, #42-Carson Hocevar, #41-Ross Chastain, #15-Tanner Gray, #18-Chandler Smith, #17-Ryan Preece, #98-Christian Eckes, and #25-Matt DiBenedetto in the top-10. Since 35 were entered, all made the race. See the complete NC Education Lottery 200 Starting Lineup and check out the complete Qualifying Results.
Charlotte Motor Speedway – Qualifying Fast Facts:
Ty Majeski won the Pole Award for the 19th Annual North Carolina Education Lottery 200 with a lap of 30.284 seconds, 178.312 mph.
This is his second pole in 30 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races.
This is his second pole and eighth top-10 start in 2022.
This is his first pole in three races at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Zane Smith (second) posted his sixth top-10 start of 2022 and his second in three races at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Kyle Busch(i) (third) posted his 13th top-10 start at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It is his fourth in four races this season.
Jack Wood (19th) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
Practice for the NC Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway is over, the top-five, slowest, and notes:
Slowest: #43-McGee 161.832
Most laps run: #61-Purdy, 21
See complete results on the Practice speeds page.
The Entry List for the NC Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday has been released. There are 37 drivers/teams for 36 spots. Since 37 teams are entered, one will miss the race.
Some notes: #17-Preece, #37-Gutierrez, #41-Chastain, #51-Busch.
See the complete Entry List page
Weekend on-track schedule
Thursday, May 26
12:00 PM 2:00 PM NCWTS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOADING)
3:30 PM NCWTS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)
Friday, May 27
7:30 AM 7:00 PM NASCAR COMPETITION CREDENTIALING OPEN
8:00 AM NCWTS GARAGE OPEN
8:00 AM 1:00 PM NCWTS INSPECTION IN PROGRESS
8:30 AM NCWTS ROOKIE MEETING
9:00 AM 7:00 PM VIP GUEST CREDENTIALING OPEN
** MINORS RESTRICTED (ENFORCED 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO ON-TRACK SESSIONS) **
9:00 AM NCWTS ** ) VIP GARAGE ACCESS PERMITTED
1:00 PM 1:30 PM PIT ROAD EQUIPMENT TRANSITION IN PROGRESS
1:30 PM 2:00 PM NCWTS PRACTICE (ALL ENTRIES)
2:00 PM 3:00 PM NCWTS QUALIFYING (IMPOUND) (SINGLE VEHICLE / 1 LAP ALL ENTRIES)
7:30 PM 8:00 PM PIT ROAD EQUIPMENT TRANSITION IN PROGRESS
7:50 PM NCWTS GRID ACCESS OPEN TO PROPERLY CREDENTIALED GUESTS
7:55 PM NCWTS DRIVERS REPORT FOR PRE-RACE (STAGE)
8:00 PM NCWTS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
8:30 PM NCWTS RACE (STAGES 20/40/80 LAPS = 200 MILES)
11:00 PM Approx NCWTS HAULERS EXIT