Looking in the Rearview Mirror: Poco no Doze and Texas Two Step
Truck race was set by points due to rain, putting Lofton on the pole.
Lap 4 caution as Townley got into the wall.
Restart lap 8, Lofton and Peters battle for the lead with Lofton finally getting the lead on lap 10.
Peters pits out of cycle for a vibration, changed right side tires and cleaned the grill.
Lap 24 Battle between Lofton and Buescher
Lap 27 Buescher takes the lead
Lap 32 Bodine blew an engine
Dillon first off pit road
Restart lap 38 Dillon to the lead
Lap 40 only 22 rucks on lead lap
Lap 45 Harraka and Crawford wreck
Restart lap 50 Buescher to lead
Lap 54 Sauter to the lead
Lap 70 Sauter, Buescher, Dillon, Piquet Jr, and Lofton
Lap 73 Caution for Gresham and Harraka wreck right in front of the leaders
White off pit road first
Restart lap 79 White to the lead
Lap 80 White, Buescher, Dillon, Piquet Jr and Coulter
Lap 82 Buescher back to the lead
Lap 90 Buescher, White and Dillon
Caution debris on the back stretch
Dillon first off pit road, Lofton did not pit.
Restart lap 100 Lofton to the lead
Lap 115 Lofton, Buescher, Dillon, Coulter, Sauter, Crafton, Gaughan, White and Gale
41 to go Lofton pits Buescher to the lead.
40 to go Caution for Silas on back stretch
Dillon off pit road first
Restart 33 to go Dillon to the lead
Buescher and Dillon battle for the lead.
30 to go Dillon spins and so does Buescher
Crafton to lead as caution comes out
Restart 24 to go Gaughan and Crafton battle as Sauter makes it 3 wide
Crafton gets cleared
22 to go Sauter to the lead.
Sauter wins followed by Crafton, Coulter, Gaughan and Piquet JR the top five.
Points: Lofton, Peters-5, Dillon -12, Buescher -23, Kligerman-25, Piquet Jr -38, Crafton -49, Coulter -53, Hornaday -54 and Bodine -60
ARCA officials decided before the race to use a tapered spacer on the cars.
Poole starts on the pole.
Aleks Gregory into the outside wall during the pace laps.
Poole to the lead at the drop of the green flag.
Lap 10 Poole, Hackenbracht, Swindell, Kimmel and Lofton
Lap 13 only 21 cars on lead lap
Swindell pitted early for a left front tire down.
Lap 1 5 caution for ARCA officials to check tire wear
Buescher 1st off pit road with a two tire stop.
Restart lap 21 Buescher to lead
Poole has the lead coming off turn 3
Lap 22 cautions for Leavine, Gerhart and Cushman get together
Restart lap 33 Poole to the lead
Lap 40 Poole, Hackenbracht, Buescher, Kimmel and Davis
Lap 42 Swindell has another tire issue
Lap 46 Swindell with tire issue again
Lap 49 Davis pits with the hood up
Lap 55 Poole, Hackenbracht, Buescher, Lofton and Bowman
Lap 58 Swindell another tire
Lap 59 caution 13 cars now on lead lap
Poole first off pit road
Restart with 17 to go, Poole to the lead
Battle for second in final ten laps between Hackenbracht and Bowman
Poole wins followed by Hackenbracht, Bowman, Lofton, Buescher and Kimmel
Poole maintains the points lead.
Joey Logano is on the pole for the Sprint Cup race.
Logano to the lead on start, Hamlin bumps Edwards on the start
Caution lap 1 Allmendinger, Cassil, Truex JR in turn 3
Restart lap 6 Logano to the lead
Edwards black flagged for not lining up correctly.
Caution lap 14 Yeley into the wall with Sorenson and Raines in turn 3
Logano first off pit road, McMurray and Keselowski did not pit.
Bowyer caught speeding on pit road
Restart lap 20 McMurray to the lead
Lap 23 Hamlin to the lead
Lap 30 Hamlin, McMurray, Keselowski, Logano and Earnhardt Jr top 5
Lap 33 green flag stops, Hamlin and Keselowski in
Lap 34 McMurray in
Keselowski caught speeding on pit road
6 Speeding penalties by lap 35
Lap 34 Earnhardt Jr to the lead
Lap 36 Earnhardt Jr, Logano, Gordon, Ambrose and Menard
More green flag stops on lap 42 with Ambrose and Gordon pitting
Gordon speeding penalty
As more pit, Harvick, Kyle Busch and Johnson caught speeding
With Johnson getting caught again while serving his penalty
When track repaved the timing lines moved and they added a timing line.
Hamlin is back to the lead
By lap 53 there have been 13 speeding penalties
Lap 60 Earnhardt Jr, Hamlin, McMurrray, Kenseth and Logano
Lap 64 McMurray and Keselowski pit
Lap 65 Hamlin out of fuel coasting to pit road
Lap 66 caution Allmendinger into the wall tunnel turn
Kahne off pit road first
Restart lap 72 McMurray to the lead
Lap 73 Ragan has a flat tire
Lap 74 caution as Ragan’s tire shreds leaving debris
Biffle takes over the lead
Kyle Busch blows and engine
14 Speeding penalties ties and cup record
Restart lap 83 Biffle to the lead with Earnhardt Jr making a move
Lap 85 Biffle, Martin, Kenseth , Earnhardt JR and Logano
Lap 92 Kenseth and Biffle Battle for the lead
Lap 93 Kenseth gets the lead
Lap 98 Kenseth, Earnhardt JR, Biffle, Martin and Logano
Green flag stops start lap 102
Montoya leading several laps through the cycle
After stops cycle through Earnhardt Jr the leader
Lap 121 Earnhardt Jr and Kenseth battling for the lead
Caution with 36 to go, debris from Almirola’s brush with the wall
Logano first off pit road
Restart lap 129 Logano to the lead
Lap 130 Logano, Martin, Earnhardt Jr, Harvick and Kahne
Caution with 23 to go Kahne into the wall turn 3
Earnhardt JR, Gordon and Newman pit
Restart with 17 to go Martin and Logano battle for the lead
Logano finally gets ahead
Caution lap 149 Debris
Restart with 8 to go
Martin to the lead
4 to go Logano bumps Martin out of the way
Logano the winner followed by Martin, Stewart, Johnson, Hamlin, Bowyer, Kenseth, Earnhardt Jr, Menard and McMurray
Kenseth has a 10 point lead over Earnhardt Jr
This was Logano’s second cup win and his crew chief’s first
TNT did a nice job with their coverage. Saw more racing around the track. Race Buddy is back too. I didn’t follow the NASCAR #Twitter page which launched this weekend too.
Cup, Nationwide and ARCA head to Michigan this weekend. Cup cars will get a day on Thursday to test after their repave.
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