Pocono Raceway results from July 29, 2017 featuring the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Today, it’s a double-header at Pocono Raceway. First up, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
View full Pocono Truck results below.
Stage 1 is a short 15 lap stint. Stage two is also 15 laps. The final stage will be 30 laps. Ben Rhodes and Kyle Busch will lead the field the green flag.
Green flag, Ben Rhodes gets the jump.
He leads Kyle by two truck lengths. But these are long straight-aways. Christopher Bell, teammate to Kyle Busch, locks bumpers with Kyle. He pushes him all the way back to Ben Rhodes.
Kyle Busch pulls along-side in turn 1. Big wiggle from Kyle Busch. He lifts and hands the lead back to Ben Rhodes. Rhodes blocks the bottom at the entry to the tunnel turn. Kyle looks to the high side. He drives around on the outside. Kyle Busch finally has the lead.
Kyle Busch checks out.
Johnny Sauter started at the tail. He currently runs 11th. One position outside of stage points.
2 to go in stage 1. Kyle Busch leads Christopher Bell by 3 seconds.
Kyle Busch dominates stage 1 at Pocono Raceway.
Stage 1 Results: 1. Kyle Busch; 2. Christopher Bell; 3. Ben Rhodes; 4. Ryan Truex; 5. Matt Crafton; 6. Chase Briscoe; 7. John Hunter Nemechek; 8. Noah Gragson; 9. Grant Enfinger; 10. Kas Grala;
Pit stops. Kyle Busch comes in the leader, leaves the leader. Noah Grayson is being held in his box. He’s going to go a lap down.
Green flag on stage 2. Ryan Truex picked up a few spots on pit road. He lines up on row 1 with Kyle Busch.
They run even at the entry to turn 1. Kyle Busch drives it deeper on the high side. He drifts up the banking and comes off even with Ryan. However, Kyle Busch carries the high side momentum all the way down the back straight. He clears Truex by turn 2.
Kyle Busch is gone again.
3 to go in stage 2, several cars are on pit road. These guys will restart at the front in the final stage. Unless Kyle Busch doesn’t pit.
2 to go, Kyle Busch leads by 1.1 seconds over Ryan Truex.
Kyle Busch wins stage 2 at Pocono Raceway.
Stage 2 Results: 1. Kyle Busch; 2. Ryan Truex; 3. Christopher Bell; 4. Ben Rhodes; 5. Chase Briscoe; 6. John Hunter Nemechek; 7. Kaz Grala; 8. Stewart Friesen; 9. Austin Cindric; 10. TJ Bell;
Several trucks took two tires. More trucks will start in front of Kyle Busch.
Johnny Sauter and Matt Crafton lead the field to green in the final stage. Kyle Busch will restart 9th.
John Hunter is coming through the field, 3 wide and through the middle. Crafton and Sauter are side-by-side into turn 1. Crafton gets loose on the bottom.
Trouble! Justin Haley was pinching Kyle Busch to the bottom at the entry to the tunnel turn. He picked a little too much. He clips Kyle Busch in the right rear and sends him into the wall. Kyle was ahead by a 1/2 truck length.
You couldn’t make the argument that Haley didn’t see him. You could make the argument that it might have been on purpose. fThat looked pretty bad. After winning and dominating stage 1 and stage 2, Kyle Busch is out.
Green. Caution. Noah Gragson and Kaz Grala went into turn 2, side-by-side. Problem was, Chase Briscoe was in the middle of the both of them. 3 wide, didn’t work out. Gragson and Grala into the wall.
15 to go. Green. Crafton gives a huge push to John Hunter Nemechek at the flagstand. He carries the push all the way to turn 1. Nemechek lets by 10 truck lengths out of turn 1.
10 to go, there’s a race at the front. Nemechek washes the nose at the exit of turn 3. He has to lift. That pulls Christopher Bell to his bumper. Side-by-side for the lead in turn 1. Nemechek holds him off on exit!
7 to go, Christopher Bell gets another run off turn 3. Nemechek side drafts him down the front-straight. He pulls him back. Nemechek back to the lead in turn 1.
6 to go, as they dice, Ben Rhodes is there but he has to pick a lane. He goes with John Hunter Nemechek. They doesn’t work. Christopher Bell dives to the inside, this time at the entry to turn 3. He clears Nemechek.
3 to go, Ben Rhodes and now Ryan Truex chase Christopher Bell. The #4 truck is 1.8 second up the road.
Christopher Bell takes the win for Kyle Busch Motorsports.
View full Pocono Raceway results below.
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July 29, 2017
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Pocono Truck Results
July 29, 2017
NASCAR Truck Series
1. Christopher Bell
2. Ben Rhodes
3. Ryan Truex
4. John Hunter Nemechek
5. Johnny Sauter
6. Matt Crafton
7. Austin Cindric
8. Cody Coughlin
9. Chase Briscoe
10. Justin Haley
11. Austin Hill
12. Stewart Friesen
13. Grant Enfinger
14. TJ Bell
15. Justin Fontaine
16. Austin Wayne Self
17. Jordan Anderson
18. Jennifer Jo Cobb
19. Todd Peck
20. Wendell Chavous
21. Norm Benning
22. Bryan Dauzat
23. Kay Grala
24. Noah Gragson
25. Kyle Busch
26. Travis Kvapil
27. Matt Mills
28. Camden Murphy
29. Joe Nemechek
30. Mike Senica