2017 Michigan International Speedway Truck results fron August 12th, 2017 featuring the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Today, the truck series is active as Michigan International Speedway. The hot topic will likely continue, Kyle Busch is in the field.
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Darrell Wallace Jr makes his first truck series start in several seasons. The last NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start for Bubba came in 2014. But he’s having issues already, trouble getting it off the pit lane to start the race.
John-Hunter gets sucked around. Aero loose has put the car in the wall early.
Chase Briscoe to the lead in turn 1. Busch crosses over to the bottom, he pulls even but can’t get it down. Running side-by-side has stalled the front due the the side draft effect. Sauter dives to the bottom, Sauter to the lead. Just a quick, Briscoe is back around with help on his bumper, Sauter back to the lead.
Top 4 win single file. Not for long, Busch to the bottom. A slide job at 180 mph. He slides in front of the nose of Briscoe.
10 to go in stage 1, The top 4 have broken away. They line up nose to tail, Kyle Busch leads through the middle. Darrell Wallace Jr has just moved into the top 10.
3 to go, two car breakaway at the front. Busch and Briscoe, nose to tail. Busch runs the middle in the banked. Briscoe runs a bit lower or higher, depending on where Kyle goes. He does the opposite to put downforce on the front of that race truck, allowing it to turn.
Stage 1 Results: 1. Kyle Busch; 2. Chase Briscoe; 3. Matt Crafton; 4. Ben Rhodes; 5. Johnny Sauter; 6. Austin Cindric; 7. Noah Gragson; 8. Ryan Truex; 9. Darrell Wallace Jr; 10. Christopher Bell;
Big block from Ryan Truex on the inside at the flag stand. Briscoe got too good of a jump, he’s under him anyway. Kyle Busch took the outside, he’s back to the front. They are back where they left. Busch and Briscoe bumper to bumper.
20 to go, 3 car breakaway. Busch, Briscoe and Matt Crafton. Johnny Sauter is on pit road, flat right rear. Meanwhile, at the front, the 3 truck breakaway has turned into 7 trucks.
Trouble, Jordan Anderson has a unique set of problems. The crew went to work under the hood. While leaving pit road, the hood caught the air and lifted into the windshield. Unable to see, Anderson parked it on the apron in turn 1. A hood pin or 4 might have been forgotten.
Half the field pits. The other half does not.
Green, 5 to go, Kyle Busch remains at the front. Ryan Truex runs 2nd.
Christopher Bell gives a shove to Truex. Truex doesn’t pull out of line. 1st and 3rd are Kyle Busch Motorsports trucks. Truex lands in the middle.
Kyle Busch wins stage 2.
Stage 2 Results: 1. Kyle Busch; 2. Ryan Truex; 3. Christopher Bell; 4. Matt Crafton; 5. Ben Rhodes; 6. Kaz Grala; 7. Justin Haley; 8. Noah Gragson; 9. hase Briscoe; 10. Grant Enfinger;
The field hits pit road. Fuel only for multiple cars on pit road. The front of the field will look a bit different. Haley and Cindric stayed on the track. Bell, Enfinger, Wallace and more fuel only.
Green flag on the final stage. Trouble in turn 1. Cody Caughlin is in trouble, he was a fuel only truck. Trouble for Kyle Busch as well, left front damage and left front flat on the #51.
It was a block from Caughlin, gone wrong. Caughlin pulled low to block a run from Ryan Truex. Truex didn’t go low, he remained in the middle. He was going to split them. Coughlin ventured back up the track to block the move, Truex was already there. He spun down the track and hit the wall at pit exit. His truck was torn to pieces, hard impact.
Chase Briscoe has a flat left rear. He also has a bit of right side door damage.
Green, 27 to go. Cendric gets a huge push from Christopher Bell in the outside line. That carries the whole line around the inside line in turn 1. Kyle Busch has cracked the top 10. The entire top 10 runs nose to tail.
22 to go, Chase Briscoe has now cracked the top 10. Ky Busch up to 8th. Ryan Truex looks excited at the front. He dives to the bottom on Bubba Wallace. He slides up, not clear, or barely clear. Bubba hangs there to make it difficult but Truex completes the pass in the next corner. All this racing has allowed Kyle Busch to close as they break away at the front.
14 to go, Austin Cindric remains in the lead. Crafton radio, “I’m not quite sure the front 3 don’t wreck each other.”
10 to go, Cendric blocks the inside. Bell looks high down the back straight. Cendric try’s the close the door, too late. Side by side for the lead. They slow each other down at the entry to 3. Bubba Wallace dives to the bottom. Slide job and he jumps from 3rd to the lead. Cendric is still blocking Bell, Bell gives him a light bumper at the exit of 4. Cendric loose, they both back off the throttle but hold their positions.
5 to go, the top 6 all line up. Cendric gives Bubba a shove into turn 1. He wiggles but holds the lead. Busch dives to the inside of Bell, that’s the team owner, he lets him in line off turn 2. A big bump draft from Bell to Busch, Busch wiggles but stays in the gas. Bell dives on Busch, back to 3rd.
2 to go, Bubba blocks inside, he blocks outside. Cendric dives to the bottom, he’s there but Wallace carries momentum off the corner. Bell up to 2nd.
1 to go, Bell dives to the bottom in turn 1, he can’t make it stick. Bubba hangs tough on the outside. Bell slides way up the track but Kyle Busch catches his rear bumper. A big push from his car owner down the back, Wallace 3 track lengths ahead.
Final corner, Bell throws it as deep as he can. He tries all he can’t to get to the bumper of Wallace. He comes up inches short. Wallace leads off turn 4. Bubba Wallace returns to the NASCAR Truck Series and wins!
That was good stuff!
View full 2017 Michigan International Speedway results below.
2017 Michigan Truck Results
August 12th, 2017 – NCWTS
1. Darrell Wallace Jr
2. Christopher Bell
3. Kyle Busch
4. Ryan Truex
5. Austin Cindric
6. Matt Crafton
7. Noah Gragson
8. Grant Enfinger
9. Chase Briscoe
10. Justin Haley
11. Ben Rhodes
12. Kaz Grala
13. Stewart Friesen
14. Tyler Young
15. Austin Wayne Self
16. TJ Bell
17. Wendell Chavous
18. Johnny Sauter
19. Josh Reaume
20. Norm Benning
21. Cody Coughlin
22. Jennifer Jo Cobb
23. Jordan Anderson
24. BJ McLeod
25. Camden Murphy
26. Ray Ciccarelli
27. Mike Senica
28. Todd Peck
29. John Hunter Nemechek
30. Joe Nemechek