NASCAR race results from Talladega Superspeedway
The NASCAR Truck Series is on the grid in Talladega, Alabama. The NASCAR playoffs resume on the 2.5-mile wildcard of Talladega Superspeedway.
View Talladega race results for the NASCAR Truck Series below.
John Hunter Nemechek and Chandler Smith set the front row. 94 laps of truck racing are up next…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 20 (1-20 / 94)
Green flag, Nemechek is clear before turn one. Nemechek begins blocking both lanes.
Lap 5, Ty Majeski pushes Zane Smith to the lead via the outside lane. Nemechek quickly retakes the lead.
Lap 19, Jordan Anderson is on fire! The caution is out!
John Hunter Nemechek wins stage one at Talladega Superspeedway!
Talladega Race Results (Stage 1) : 1. John Hunter Nemechek; 2. Zane Smith; 3. Carson Hocevar; 4. Chandler Smith; 5. Colby Howard; 6. Tanner Gray; 7. Ben Rhodes; 8. Corey Heim; 9. Christian Eckes; 10. Tyler Ankrum;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 20 (21-40 / 94)
Nemechek leads the field to the pit lane but Chandler Smith wins the race to the pit exit.
Green flag on stage two, Chandler Smith and Ben Rhodes run side by side into turn one. Colby Howard spins behind them, caution.
Green, Smith and Rhodes run side by side for the lead.
Lap 33, Carson Hocevar, Bryan Dauzat and Lawless Alan tangle down the back. Alan blows a tire in turn three, caution.
Many drivers head for the pit lane but the leaders stay out.
Green, Smith and Rhodes form back door to door for the stage win.
Final lap in stage two, Nemechek shoves Smith to the lead. Smith begins blocking both lanes.
Chandler Smith wins stage two at Talladega Superspeedway!
Zane Smith has blown a tire coming to the checkered flag. Heavy right rear damage for him.
Talladega Race Results (Stage 2) : 1. Chandler Smith; 2. John Hunter Nemechek; 3. Stewart Friesen; 4. Ben Rhodes; 5. Grant Enfinger; 6. Christian Eckes; 7. Tyler Ankrum; 8. Corey Heim; 9. Zane Smith; 10. Ty Majeski;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 54 (11-94 / 94)
The leaders head for the pit lane. Chase Purdy and Bret Holmes take over the front row.
Green flag on stage three, Matt DiBenedetto pushes Holmes to the lead into turn three.
Lap 49, Chase Purdy jumps to the outside lane. He catches the bumper of Eckes and Purdy takes the lead.
Lap 53, Holmes returns to the lead.
Lap 54, they split Purdy, three wide for the lead. Holmes takes over the lead into turn one.
Lap 57, Hocevar to the lead. It’s short lived as Eckes take the lead.
32 to go
32 to go, Nemechek is the first truck to the pit lane.
31 to go, most of the field dives to the pit lane.
Pit Penalty: Hailie Deegan’s crew had a tire get away.
The caution is out for the lost tire. NASCAR has pulled the hard card of the crew member that ran into the infield to get the tire.
Pit Penalty: Friesen, DiBenedetto and Sauter have been caught speeding.
Hocevar cycles to the race lead.
Green, Hocevar is clear off turn two.
25 to go, Ben Rhodes pushes Eckes to the lead on the outside lane. Hocevar fights back on the inside.
22 to go, Colby Howard spins, caution.
Green, Hocevar and Eckes form door to door for the lead. Several laps later, Hocevar is pushed clear.
16 to go
16 to go, Enfinger slows with an issue in turn four. Austin Wayne Self, Tanner Gray, Johnny Sauter and others are collected as Enfinger couldn’t pull out of line fast enough. The caution is out.
Green with 10 to go, Hocevar and Eckes run side by side off turn two.
6 to go, they remain side by side at the front of the field! Hocevar is off pace with a flat tire off turn four! No caution.
Bret Holmes takes over the lead! Hocevar spins, caution.
We’re going into NASCAR overtime…
Green, Eckes clears Rhodes into turn one. Rhodes pulls back even on the outside lane off turn two. Holmes shoves Rhodes clear into turn three.
1 to go, Rhodes moves to the top. Holmes drives inside of him, side by side.
Holmes noses ahead off turn two but he has no help. Rhodes clears him on the outside and he dives to the inside. Eckes pulls alongside.
Corey Heim spins through the tri-oval.
Holmes looks to the outside of Rhodes, DiBenedetto dives inside. Three wide coming to the line. Rhodes shoves DiBenedetto below the apron.
Bret Holmes wins at Talladega Superspeedway! Big crash behind him!
The finish is under review by NASCAR as the caution was out. Matt DiBenedetto is handed the win!
October 1, 2022
NASCAR Truck Series
Pos | Driver
1. Matt DiBenedetto
2. Ben Rhodes
3. Bret Holmes
4. Ryan Preece
5. Christian Eckes
6. Hailie Deegan
7. Chase Purdy
8. Colby Howard
9. Parker Kligerman
11. Kaden Honeycutt
12. Clay Greenfield
13. Derek Kraus
14. Chandler Smith
15. Timmy Hill
16. Parker Retzlaff
17. Zane Smith
18. Kaz Grala
19. Jack Wood
20. Stewart Friesen
21. Bayley Currey
22. Matt Crafton
23. Ty Majeski
24. John Hunter Nemechek
25. Johnny Sauter
26. Corey Heim
27. Blaine Perkins
28. Carson Hocevar
29. Grant Enfinger
30. Austin Wayne Self
31. Tanner Gray
32. Jennifer Jo Cobb
33. Lawless Alan
34. Dean Thompson
35. Bryan Dauzat
36. Jordan Anderson
NASCAR Truck Series
After: Talladega – Round of 8 (Race 2 of 3)
1. Ty Majeski
1 Win (In Round)
2. Chandler Smith
3. Zane Smith
4. Ben Rhodes
— Playoff Cutline —
5. Stewart Friesen
6. Christian Eckes
7. John Hunter Nemechek
8. Grant Enfinger