NASCAR Truck race results from November 17, 2017 at Homestead-Miami Speedway
Tonight, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series concludes the 2017 season at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
View full 2017 Homestead truck race results below.
Chase Briscoe and Ben Rhodes lead the field to green. 40 laps in stages 1 and 2. 53 laps in the final stage total the 134 lap race.
Championship 4 starting grid: Austin Cindric (3rd), Matt Crafton (8th), Johnny Sauter (11th), Christopher Bell (13th)
Green flag, Chase Briscoe gets the jump. He leads the field into turn 1, 4 wide for 10th. 1 lap down, Matt Crafton is up to 3rd. He used lane #3 to get there.
Crafton drops to the bottom, he’s up to 2nd. A race for the lead is pending. Lap 6, Briscoe and Crafton run nose to tail against the outside wall. Crafton dives to the bottom, he slips and loses 10 truck lengths. Crafton has begun to fall through the field.
Christopher Bell is coming. 6 to go, Bell dives to the bottom. Bell climbs from his 13th place starting position to the lead.
Christopher Bell wins stage 1 at Homestead-Miami Speedway
Stage 1 Results: 1. Christopher Bell; 2. Chase Briscoe; 3. Grant Enfinger; 4. Ben Rhodes; 5. Ryan Truex; 6. Austin Cindric; 7. Matt Crafton; 8. Johnny Sauter; 9. Justin Haley; 10. Timothy Peters;
The field hits pit road for the first time. Briscoe wins the race off pit road.
Green flag, Bell and Briscoe side by side into turn 1. Ben Rhodes lined up behind Cindric, he lagged back to get a run. A replay of the Phoenix restart, he pulls to the inside into turn one. Rhodes re-started 5th, he’s going for the lead. New leader, Ben Rhodes. Cindric to 2nd.
Lap 59, Austin Cindric and Christopher Bell run 2nd and 3rd. This is the race for the championship. Bell to the bottom, washes up on the exit. They make RF to LR contact down the front-straight but they both continue. Inches from a big mess there.
Bell dives to the bottom in turn 1. He slides up in front of Cindric to take away the 2nd position and the championship lead.
10 to go in stage 2, Johnny Sauter has struggled all day at Homestead. However, he’s moving forward. Sauter dives to the bottom of Cindric. Cindric tried to cross him, he gets loose under Sauter on the exit. As the rest of the field is riding the wall, Sauter is glued to the inside line.
5 to go, Rhodes leads by 4.3 seconds.
Stage 2 Results: 1. Ben Rhodes; 2. Christopher Bell; 3. Chase Briscoe; 4. Ryan Truex; 5. Johnny Sauter; 6. Austin Cindric; 7. Timothy Peters; 8. Noah Gragson; 9. Noah Gragson; 10. Justin Haley;
The field hits pit lane. Chase Briscoe parks in his stall at a major angle. Rhodes won’t have to back up. However, Rhodes is forced to drive around him, being the stall behind. Briscoe is in pit stall #1, the jack drops, he drives straight off pit road and picks up 2 positions.
Penalty for Ryan Truex. The jack man jumped over the wall too soon.
Chase Briscoe gets the jump in the outside lane. He’s clear before turn 1. He takes the inside lane away before turn 1. But that only narrows his entry to turn 1. Briscoe loses entry and exit speed. Ben Rhodes carries more speed off turn 2, he goes to the lead.
Lap 94, Noah Gragson has a flat. He saves it and we stay green. There’s a battle for the lead at the front. Briscoe dives to the bottom, he slides up on exit but Rhodes is still there. Rhodes powers by down the straight. Briscoe back to the bottom, he clears him in the next corner to take the lead.
25 laps to go at Homestead. The Championship 4 are glued together. Christopher Bell (3rd), Johnny Sauter (4th), Austin Cindric (5th) and Matt Crafton (6th).
17 to go, Ryan Truex has driven from the tail, to 6th. At the last restart, he was sent to the tail for a pit road violation. It only took him 37 laps to get here.
14 to go, Ben Rhodes and Christopher Bell have been glued bumper-to-bumper for the last 20 laps. Rhodes is glued to the wall, Bell takes the cautious high line, 2 truck lengths off the wall. They are both running down Chase Briscoe. Sauter is fading but he remains 4th.
Briscoe has the truck yawed out of the exit of turn 4. He’s inches from the wall. But he’s maintaining the gap. He’s in the lead with the Brad Keselowski Racing truck. The team is closing after this race.
5 to go, Ben Rhodes is out of fuel, he was 2nd! Everyone pitted on the same lap. Who else is going to run out?
Chase Briscoe was just told to save fuel.
He saves enough. Briscoe wins his first ever NCWTS race! Brad Keselowski Racing wins their final race before closing the doors!
Christopher Bell wins the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship!
NASCAR Truck Series
1. Christopher Bell
2. Johnny Sauter
3. Austin Cindric
4. Matt Crafton
Homestead Truck Race Results
November 17, 2017
Related: Truck Series starting lineup
1. Chase Briscoe
2. Christopher Bell
3. Johnny Sauter
4. Ryan Truex
5. Austin Cindric
6. Matt Crafton
7. Stewart Friesen
8. Grant Enfinger
9. Justin Haley
10. Timothy Peters
11. Regan Smith
12. Myatt Snider
13. Kaz Grala
14. Cody Coughlin
15. John Huner Nemechek
16. TJ Bell
17. Austin Wayne Self
18. Noah Gragson
19. Ben Rhodes
20. Dalton Sargeant
21. Jordan Anderson
22. Josh Reaume
23. Wendell Chavous
24. Robby Lyons
25. Norm Benning
26. Chris Windom
27. Camden Murphy
28. Bayley Currey
29. Joe Nemechek
30. Mike Senica
31. Jennifer Jo Cobb
32. Ray Ciccarelli