Chase Elliott won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 19th Annual Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway

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MARTINSVILLE, VA – APRIL 01: Chase Elliott, driver of the #23 Allegiant Airlines/NAPA Chevrolet, wins the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway on April 1, 2017 in Martinsville, Virginia.

Starting from pole Truck 23 Chase Elliott Allegiant Airlines/NAPA Chevrolet won the 19th Annual Alpha Energy Solutions 250, his 2nd win in 12 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. This is his 1st win and 2nd Top 10 finish in 2017. This is his 1st win & 3rd Top 10 finish in 4 races at Martinsville Speedway. 2nd Place Truck 21 Johnny Sauter Allegiant Travel Chevrolet, started from 2nd place posted his 10th Top 10 finish in 19 races at Martinsville Speedway. It is his 2nd Top 10 finish in 2017. 3rd Place Truck 4 Christopher Bell JBL Toyota, started from 6th place posted his 2nd Top 10 finish in three races at Martinsville Speedway.

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Chase Elliott, driver of the #23 Allegiant Airlines/NAPA Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway on April 1, 2017 in Martinsville, Virginia.

4th Place Truck 18 Noah Gragson Switch Toyota, started from 9th place was the highest finishing rookie. 5th Place Truck 99 Ty Dillon Overkill Motorsports Motorcoaches Chevrolet, started from 16th place followed by 6th place Truck 7 Brett Moffitt Toyota, started from 15th place. 7th Place Truck 66 Ross Chastain University of South Carolina Gamecocks Chevrolet, started from 5th place followed
by 8th place Truck 17 Timothy Peters Toyota, started from 3rd place. 9th Place Truck 88 Matt Crafton Shasta/Menards Toyota, started from 4th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Truck 16 Ryan Truex Harris Teeter/Bar Harbor Toyota, in 10th place, started from 19th place. Johnny Sauter leads the point standings by 4 points over Christopher Bell.

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Johnny Sauter, driver of the #21 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet, leads a pack of trucks during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway on April 1, 2017 in Martinsville, Virginia.

The race had 10 Cautions for 63 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 4 for Truck 1 Bryce Napier ASAP Appliance Service Chevrolet Crash in Turn 1. 2nd Caution on lap 14 for Truck 13 Cody Coughlin JEGS Toyota and Truck 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet Crash in Turn 3. 3rd Caution on lap 72 for Stage 1 Conclusion. 4th Caution on lap 92 for Truck 44 Brandon Brown Chevrolet Spin in Turn 4. 5th Caution on lap 101 for Truck 18 Noah Gragson Switch Toyota and Truck 29 Chase Briscoe Cooper Standard Ford Crash in Turn 2. 6th Caution on lap 119 for Truck 8 John H Nemechek D.A.B. Constrcutors Inc Chevrolet Slow on the track. 7th Caution on lap 137 for Truck 7 Brett Moffitt Toyota, Truck 23 Chase Elliott Allegiant Airlines/NAPA Chevrolet and Truck 66 Ross Chastain University of South
Carolina Gamecocks Chevrolet Crash in Turn 4. 8th Caution on lap 160 for Truck 29 Chase Briscoe Cooper Standard Ford and Truck 63 Kyle Donahue Chevrolet Crash in Turn 2. 9th Caution on lap 176 for Truck 02 Austin Hill Victory Wear Ford, Truck 33 Kaz Grala Kiklos Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil Chevrolet and Truck 51 Harrison Burton DEX Imaging Toyota Crash in Turn 4. 10th Caution on lap 235 for Truck 4 Christopher Bell JBL Toyota, Truck 19 Austin Cindric LTi Printing Ford, Truck 63 Kyle Donahue Chevrolet Crash in Turn 1.

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Chase Elliott, driver of the #23 Allegiant Airlines/NAPA Chevrolet, Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Shasta/Menards Toyota, and Johnny Sauter, driver of the #21 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet, lead the field to green during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway on April 1, 2017 in Martinsville, Virginia.

The Race had 4 Lead Changes among 3 drivers: C. Elliott(i) 1-75; C. Bell 76-81; J. Sauter 82-143; C. Bell 144-233; C. Elliott(i) 234-250.

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Chase Elliott, driver of the #23 Allegiant Airlines/NAPA Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway on April 1, 2017 in Martinsville, Virginia.

Stages:
Stage 1: 23,21,88,4,98,29,17,18,99,8
Stage 2: 21,88,29,17,98,24,51,33,4,02

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Chase Elliott, driver of the #23 Allegiant Airlines/NAPA Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway on April 1, 2017 in Martinsville, Virginia.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race Number 3
Unofficial Race Results for the 19Th Annual Alpha Energy Solutions 250 – Saturday, April 1, 2017
Martinsville Speedway – Martinsville, VA – .526 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 250 Laps – 131.5 Miles

Finish Start Truck Driver Team Laps Status
1. 1. Truck 23 Chase Elliott(i) Allegiant Airlines/NAPA Chevrolet 250 Running
2. 2. Truck 21 Johnny Sauter Allegiant Travel Chevrolet 250 Running
3. 6. Truck 4 Christopher Bell JBL Toyota 250 Running
4. 9. Truck 18 Noah Gragson # Switch Toyota 250 Running
5. 16. Truck 99 Ty Dillon(i) Overkill Motorsports Motorcoaches Chevrolet 250 Running
6. 15. Truck 7 Brett Moffitt Toyota 250 Running
7. 5. Truck 66 Ross Chastain(i) University of South Carolina Gamecocks Chevrolet 250 Running
8. 3. Truck 17 Timothy Peters Toyota 250 Running
9. 4. Truck 88 Matt Crafton Shasta/Menards Toyota 250 Running
10. 19. Truck 16 Ryan Truex Harris Teeter/Bar Harbor Toyota 250 Running
11. 8. Truck 29 Chase Briscoe # Cooper Standard Ford 250 Running
12. 20. Truck 92 Regan Smith BTS Tire/Advance Auto Parts Ford 250 Running
13. 7. Truck 51 Harrison Burton DEX Imaging Toyota 250 Running
14. 22. Truck 02 Austin Hill Victory Wear Ford 250 Running
15. 11. Truck 33 Kaz Grala # Kiklos Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil Chevrolet 250 Running
16. 14. Truck 63 Kyle Donahue Chevrolet 250 Running
17. 10. Truck 98 Grant Enfinger # Jive Toyota 250 Running
18. 21. Truck 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 250 Running
19. 27. Truck 13 Cody Coughlin # JEGS Toyota 250 Running
20. 17. Truck 27 Ben Rhodes Safelite Auto Glass Toyota 249 Running
21. 13. Truck 19 Austin Cindric # LTi Printing Ford 249 Running
22. 25. Truck 75 Caleb Holman Food Country USA/Lopez Wealth Mgmt Chevrolet 249 Running
23. 31. Truck 49 Wendell Chavous # Chevrolet 248 Running
24. 26. Truck 45 TJ Bell Niece Equipment Chevrolet 247 Running
25. 18. Truck 52 Stewart Friesen # Halmar International Chevrolet 247 Running
26. 24. Truck 24 Justin Haley # AccuDoc Solutions Chevrolet 246 Running
27. 23. Truck 44 Brandon Brown(i) Chevrolet 242 Running
28. 12. Truck 8 John H Nemechek D.A.B. Constrcutors Inc Chevrolet 226 Running
29. 28. Truck 50 Travis Kvapil Motorsports Safety Group Chevrolet 186 Engine
30. 30. Truck 83 Donnie Levister Frontline Designs Chevrolet 100 Brakes
31. 32. Truck 12 Jordan Anderson Lucas Oil Chevrolet 24 Brakes
32. 29. Truck 1 Bryce Napier ASAP Appliance Service Chevrolet 3 Parked

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following trucks dropped to the rear of the field: #1, 50 and 83 (unapproved adjustments) and #24 (unapproved tire change). Failed to Qualify: (3) 22 Austin Wayne Self, 6 Norm Benning, 10 Charles Buchanan Jr..

Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 01 Mins, 38 Secs. Average Speed: 64.867 MPH. Margin of Victory: 1.865 Seconds
Caution Flags: 10 for 63 laps. Lead Changes: 4 among 3 drivers.

Keystone Light Pole Award: Chase Elliott, #23 94.951 mph. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Earnhardt Childress Racing Engines, #23. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Chase Elliott, #23. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Noah Gragson, #18.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: May. 12, 2017 – Kansas Speedway

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