Daytona Race Results: February 18, 2022 (NASCAR Truck Series)

NASCAR Truck results from Daytona International Speedway

Tonight, the NASCAR Truck Series season is set to begin. The 2.5-mile of Daytona International Speedway is set to host the NextEra Energy 250.

View the Daytona results for the NASCAR Truck Series below.

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Ty Majeski and John Hunter Nemechek line up on the front row. 100 laps of truck racing are up next…

Daytona Truck Race
Stage 1 – Report

Laps: 20 (1-20 / 100)

Green flag, Majeski gets the jump and he’s clear by a car length before the starting line.

Lap 15, the top 10 have formed single file, Majeski leads Nemechek.

2 to go in stage one, Nemechek looks to the outside of Majeski off turn four and the whole field goes with him. Majeski falls to 7th, Nemechek leads.

John Hunter Nemechek wins stage one at Daytona International Speedway!

Daytona Race Results (Stage 1) : 1. John Hunter Nemechek; 2. Chandler Smith; 3. Stewart Friesen; 4. Corey Heim; 5. Zane Smith; 6. Grant Enfinger; 7. Ty Majeski; 8. Tanner Gray; 9. Bret Holmes; 10. Tyler Ankrum;

Daytona Truck Race
Stage 2 – Report

Laps: 20 (21-40 / 100)

Corey Heim makes contact with Dean Thompson on the pit lane. Moderate right front damage for Heim.

Green flag on stage two, Nemechek is clear into turn one. Chandler Smith takes over 2nd.

Lap 29, Stewart Friesen pulls even with Nemechek on the outside lane after a push from Majeski. Nemchek gets loose in turn two but he gathers it up and takes the lead. Majeski drops to the inside lane and takes over the lead of the inside lane.

Kraus leads a charge on the outside lane. He gets shoved to the front.

6 to go in stage two, Friesen gets shuffled out of line with Nemchek on his bumper. Friesen pulls to the apron to let the field go by as he catches the tail of the pack.

As the pack shuffles, Ankrum takes over the lead.

3 to go in stage two, Nemechek leads a charge on the outside lane with a push from Chandler Smith. Ankrum gets loose off under him. Nemechek is clear and takes over the lead.

1 to go, Dean Thompson sparks on the apron with an issue, no caution.

Rhodes pulls to the outside of Nemechek into turn three. The outside lane stalls off turn four. Nemechek and Rhodes lightly rub doors to the line.

John Hunter Nemechek wins stage two by inches at Daytona!

Daytona Race Results (Stage 2) : 1. John Hunter Nemechek; 2. Ben Rhodes; 3. Chandler Smith; 4. Christian Eckes; 5. Matt Crafton; 6. Austin Wayne Self; 7. Tyler Ankrum; 8. Derek Kraus; 9. Austin Hill; 10. Ty Majeski;

Daytona Truck Race
Stage 3 – Report

Laps: 60 (41-100 / 100)

Colby Howard and Zane Smith take over the front row with a pit strategy call. Trouble for Majeski on the pit lane, he’ll be buried in the field for the restart.

Pit Penalties: Jason White, Riley Herbst and Blaine Perkins have all been handed penalties and will drop to the rear.

Green flag on stage three, Howard is clear on the inside into turn one.

Lap 53, Nemechek leaves the bumper of Howard and jumps to the outside lane. Nemechek gets a push and he returns to the lead with Zane Smith on his bumper.

39 to go, Corey Heim has a flat right front and he coasts on the apron.

37 to go, Jack Wood has a mechanical issue off turn two! The truck turns right and he slams the wall. The caution is out.

Pit stops

Nemechek leads the field to the pit lane. A mix of strategy but most go for fuel only. Nemechek is off pit lane first.

Green, Nemechek and Howard run side by side into turn one. Nemechek clears him via the inside lane off turn two.

33 to go, Howard has a run on Nemechek via the outside lane. He clears him and drops to the bottom to lead the inside train. Tyler Ankrum stays on the top, he side drafts Howard and Howard gets loose off turn four but hangs onto it.

31 to go, Tyler Ankrum clears Howard on the outside lane. Ankrum begins blocking both lines. Howard and Rhodes split him. Ankrum to the lead! Howard fights back to reclaim the spot!

29 to go, Nemechek jumps to the outside lane. He catches the bumper of Rhodes and gets pushes to the lead. Howard gvets loose once more on the inside off turn four, he falls outside the top 5.

21 to go, Corey Heim has blown a right front and the caution is out for debris.

Green flag, Nemechek leads Rhodes into turn one.

16 to go, Fogelman has issues. Several trucks are collected as they struggle to work around his spinning machine. The caution is out.

Green, Rhodes gets a huge shove on the outside lane from Christian Eckes. Nemechek falls to 3rd. Enfinger stays on the outside with a push from Kilgerman. Rhodes and Enfinger are side by side for the lead back into turn one.

10 to go

10 to go, Rhodes is pushed clear on the inside lane with Eckes on his bumper. The top lane loses momentum.

5 to go, Eckes jumps off the bottom lane. Nemechek tries to follow him but a truck works to his right rear. Nemechek bails and turns hard left, they split Rhodes as Nemechek runs below the double-yellow line. Eckes takes over the lead.

2 to go, Eckes leads Ankrum as Nemechek backs up to catch the front bumper of Zane Smith.

Coming to the white, Zane Smith works to the outside of Eckes but Eckes throws a block. Ankrum makes light contact with his left rear but Nemechek is still pushing. Ankrum is around at the front of the field. 10+ trucks are collected including, Nemechek, Enfinger, Kraus, Deegan, Smith.

NASCAR has ruled that the field didn’t take the white flag. This isn’t over as we roll into overtime… Eckes and Smith set the front row.

Green, Rhodes pushes Eckes clear into turn one. Kligerman pushes Smith on the outside lane, Smith is clear before turn turn one. Smith drops to the bottom and leads the inside train.

A truck is turned into the outside wall deeper in the field as they roll into turn one. The caution is out and this race is over.

Zane Smith wins at Daytona International Speedway!

Zane Smith wins - Daytona International Speedway - NASCAR Truck Series
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 18: Zane Smith, driver of the #38 Love’s Travel Stops Ford, takes the checkered flag under caution to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2022 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images)

Daytona Results
February 18, 2022
NASCAR Truck Series

Pos | Driver

1. Zane Smith
2. Ben Rhodes
3. Christian Eckes
4. Tanner Gray
5. Parker Kligerman
6. Jesse Little
7. Ty Majeski
8. Danny Bohn
9. Carson Hocevar
10. Matt DiBenedetto
11. Spencer Boyd
12. Riley Herbst
13. Austin Wayne Self
14. Timmy Hill
15. Austin Hill
16. Stewart Friesen
17. Hailie Deegan
18. Thad Moffitt
19. Kris Wright
20. Jason White
21. Chandler Smith
22. Tate Fogleman
23. Bryan Dauzat
24. John Hunter Nemechek
25. Lawless Alan
26. Derek Kraus
27. Matt Crafton
28. Tyler Ankrum
29. Grant Enfinger
30. Colby Howard
31. Blaine Perkins
32. Corey Heim
33. Jack Wood
34. Johnny Sauter
35. Bret Holmes
36. Dean Thompson

Zane Smith - Daytona International Speedway - NASCAR Truck Series
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 18: Zane Smith, driver of the #38 Love’s Travel Stops Ford, celebrates in the Ruoff Mortgage victory lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2022 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
NASCAR Truck Series
Point Standings

After: February 18, 2022

Pos | Driver | Points | Wins

1. Zane Smith
46 | 1 Win

2. Ben Rhodes

3. Christian Eckes

4. Tanner Gray

5. Ty Majeski

6. Chandler Smith

7. John Hunter Nemechek

8. Parker Kligerman

9. Jesse Little

10. Danny Bohn

11. Austin Wayne Self

12. Stewart Friesen

13. Carson Hocevar

14. Matt DiBenedetto

15. Spencer Boyd

16. Timmy Hill

17. Hailie Deegan

18. Thad Moffitt

19. Kris Wright

20. Jason White

21. Matt Crafton

22. Tate Fogleman

23. Bryan Dauzat

24. Derek Kraus

25. Tyler Ankrum

26. Grant Enfinger

27. Lawless Alan

28. Corey Heim

29. Colby Howard

30. Blaine Perkins

31. Jack Wood

32. Bret Holmes

33. Johnny Sauter

34. Dean Thompson

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NASCAR truck Series
February 18, 2022

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