Chase Briscoe won his 1st NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race & Christopher Bell won the Championship

Credit: 352913 (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images) Chase Briscoe, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2017 in Homestead, Florida.

Starting from pole Truck 29 Chase Briscoe Cooper Standard Ford won the 22nd Annual Ford EcoBoost 200, his 1st win in 24 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. This is his 1st win & 14th Top 10 finish in 2017. He was the highest finishing rookie. Briscoe wins the 2017 Sunoco Rookie of the Year. This is his 1st win & 1st Top 10 finish in 2 races at Homestead-Miami Speedway. 2nd Place Truck
4 Christopher Bell JBL Toyota, started from 13th place won the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship. hristopher Bell posted his 2nd Top 10 finish in 4 races at Homestead-Miami Speedway. It is his 21st Top 10 finish in 2017. 3rd Place Truck 21 Johnny Sauter ISMConnect Chevrolet, started from 11th place posted his eighth top-10 finish in 12 races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Chase Briscoe, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, poses with the Keystone Light Pole Award after qualifying in the pole position for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2017 in Homestead, Florida.

4th Place Truck 16 Ryan Truex Chiba Toyopet Toyota, started from 6th place followed by 5th place Truck 19 Austin Cindric Draw-Tite/Reese Brands Ford, started from 3rd Place. 6th Place Truck 88 Matt Crafton (P) Black Label Bacon/Menards Toyota, started from 8th place followed by 7th Place Truck 52 Stewart Friesen Halmar International Chevrolet, started from 9th place. 8th Place Truck 98 Grant Enfinger # Champion Power Equipment Toyota, started from 4th place followed by 9th Place Truck 24 Justin Haley MyWhy Chevrolet, started from 7th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Truck 02 Timothy Peters AutosbyNelson.com Chevrolet, in 10th place, started from 17th place. Toyota wins the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Manufacturer’s championship.

Credit: 352901 (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images) Chase Briscoe, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, leads the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2017 in Homestead, Florida.

The race had 2 Cautions for 12 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 42 for Stage 1 Conclusion. 2nd Caution on lap 82 for Stage 2 Conclusion.

Credit: 352907 (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images) Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 JBL Toyota, leads a pack of trucks during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2017 in Homestead, Florida.

The race had 6 Lead Changes among 3 drivers: C. Briscoe # 1-33; C. Bell (P) 34-43; C. Briscoe # 44-48; B. Rhodes 49-83; C. Briscoe # 84-87; B. Rhodes 88-95; C. Briscoe # 96-134.

Credit: 352911 (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 JBL Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after placing second and winning the Camping World Truck Series Championship during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2017 in Homestead, Florida.

Stages:
Stage 1: 4,29,98,27,16,19,88,21,24,02
Stage 2: 27,4,29,16,21,19,02,88,18,24

Credit: 352915(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 JBL Toyota, poses with the trophy in Victory Lane after placing second and winning the Camping World Truck Series Championship during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2017 in Homestead, Florida.

NASCAR Statement:

Christopher Bell Wins 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship
Briscoe Takes Sunoco Rookie of the Year; Toyota Captures Manufacturer Title

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2017) – Youth has been served once more in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Christopher Bell, 22, completed an outstanding sophomore campaign by capturing the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship following Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

To capture the crown, Bell, who finished second, outdueled fellow Championship 4 contenders Johnny Sauter (third-place finish), Austin Cindric (fifth) and Matt Crafton (sixth) at the South Florida track.

At 22 years, 11 months, 1 day, Bell is the fourth-youngest champion in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series history.

Scoring a series-high five wins and winning the regular season championship, Bell dominated the 2017 season to earn a second-consecutive spot in the Championship 4. Bell punched his ticket to the playoffs early, winning the second race of the season at Atlanta. From there he continued his winning ways with regular season victories at Texas, Kentucky and Pocono. Bell’s momentum continued in the playoffs, where he captured a win in the playoff opener at New Hampshire.

Bell finished this season with five wins, and series highs in both top fives (15) and top 10s (21).

A former dirt standout, Bell will run fulltime with Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2018.

Bell’s No. 4 Toyota won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Owner Championship, the fifth consecutive title for Kyle Busch Motorsports, and sixth overall. The No. 4 Toyota also won the owner title in 2015 with driver Erik Jones.

Chase Briscoe captured the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year. Driving for Brad Keselowski Racing, Briscoe ended the season in stirring fashion, collecting his career-first win, at Homestead, to collect his 10th top five of the season.

Toyota won its record-extended 10th Manufacturers Championship, and fifth in a row. After a strong season that included 12 victories, a single Toyota needed only to start tonight’s race to ensure the title.

Credit: 352917(Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images) Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 JBL Toyota, celebrates with the trophy in Victory Lane after placing second and winning the Camping World Truck Series Championship during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2017 in Homestead, Florida.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race Number 23
Unofficial Race Results for the 22Nd Annual Ford Ecoboost 200 – Friday, November 17, 2017
Homestead-Miami Speedway – Homestead, FL – 1.5 Mile Paved Total Race Length – 134 Laps – 201 Miles

Finish Start Truck Driver Team Laps Status
1. 1. Truck 29 Chase Briscoe # Cooper Standard Ford 134 Running
2. 13. Truck 4 Christopher Bell (P) JBL Toyota 134 Running
3. 11. Truck 21 Johnny Sauter (P) ISMConnect Chevrolet 134 Running
4. 6. Truck 16 Ryan Truex Chiba Toyopet Toyota 134 Running
5. 3. Truck 19 Austin Cindric # (P) Draw-Tite/Reese Brands Ford 134 Running
6. 8. Truck 88 Matt Crafton (P) Black Label Bacon/Menards Toyota 134 Running
7. 9. Truck 52 Stewart Friesen # Halmar International Chevrolet 134 Running
8. 4. Truck 98 Grant Enfinger # Champion Power Equipment Toyota 134 Running
9. 7. Truck 24 Justin Haley # MyWhy Chevrolet 134 Running
10. 17. Truck 02 Timothy Peters AutosbyNelson.com Chevrolet 134 Running
11. 15. Truck 92 Regan Smith BTS Tire & Wheel/Advance Auto Parts Ford 134 Running
12. 12. Truck 51 Myatt Snider Liberty Tax Service Toyota 134 Running
13. 10. Truck 33 Kaz Grala # Stealth Chevrolet 133 Running
14. 16. Truck 13 Cody Coughlin # Ride TV/JEGS Toyota 133 Running
15. 14. Truck 8 John H. Nemechek Fire Alarm Services Inc. Chevrolet 133 Running
16. 20. Truck 45 TJ Bell Niece Equipment/MG Machinery Chevrolet 132 Running
17. 18. Truck 44 Austin Wayne Self AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet 131 Running
18. 5. Truck 18 Noah Gragson # Switch Toyota 131 Running
19. 2. Truck 27 Ben Rhodes Safelite AutoGlass Toyota 130 Running
20. 19. Truck 99 Dalton Sargeant Performance Plus Motor Oil Chevrolet 129 Running
21. 22. Truck 1 Jordan Anderson Jacob Companies Chevrolet 128 Running
22. 26. Truck 50 Josh Reaume Chevrolet 126 Running
23. 24. Truck 15 Wendell Chavous # Low T Centers Chevrolet 125 Running
24. 23. Truck 49 Robby Lyons(i) Sunwest Construction Chevrolet 125 Running
25. 27. Truck 6 Norm Benning H&H Transportation/Zomongo Chevrolet 119 Running
26. 21. Truck 63 Chris Windom Baldwin Brothers/Fr8Auctions Chevrolet 71 Electrical
27. 25. Truck 36 Camden Murphy Fr8Auctions Chevrolet 9 Suspension
28. 30. Truck 83 Bayley Currey Preferred Industrial Contractors Chevrolet 8 Engine
29. 28. Truck 87 Joe Nemechek D.A.B. Constructors/Fire Alarm Services Chevrolet 7 Electrical
30. 29. Truck 57 Mike Senica Chevrolet 4 Parked
31. 32. Truck 0 Jennifer Jo Cobb Star Sales/Posi-Grip Chevrolet 0 Electrical
32. 31. Truck 10 Ray Ciccarelli Driven2Honor.org Chevrolet 0 Engine

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, no trucks dropped to the rear of the field under penalty. Failed to Qualify: N/A. Caution Flags: 2 for 12 laps. Lead Changes: 6 among 3 drivers. Time of Race: 01 Hrs, 28 Mins, 58 Secs. Average Speed: 135.556 MPH. Margin of Victory: 2.887 Seconds.

Duralast GT Brakes ?Brake in the Race Award? – Stage 1: Christopher Bell, #4 Stage 1. Duralast GT Brakes ?Brake in the Race Award? – Stage 2: Ben Rhodes, #27 Stage 2.

Keystone Light Pole Award: Chase Briscoe, #29 167.499 mph. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Roush Yates Engines, #29. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Christopher Bell, #4. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Chase Briscoe, #29.
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series
Next Race: Feb. 16, 2018 – Daytona International Speedway
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