Christopher Bell won an exciting NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race the 9th Running Active Pest Control 200

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Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 JBL Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 4, 2017 in Hampton, Georgia.

Starting from pole Truck 4 Christopher Bell JBL Toyota won the 9th Running Active Pest Control 200, his 3rd win in 32 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. This is Bell’s 1st win & 2nd Top 10 finish in 2017. This is his 1st win & 1st Top 10 finish in 2 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway. 2nd Place Truck 88 Matt Crafton Ideal Door/Menards Toyota, started from 7th place posted his 9th Top 10
finish in 16 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It is his 1st Top 10 finish in 2017. 3rd Place Truck 21 Johnny Sauter Allegiant Travel Chevrolet, started from 6th place posted his 3rd Top 10 finish in 7 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 JBL Toyota, and his team pose with the trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 4, 2017 in Hampton, Georgia.

4th Place Truck 27 Ben Rhodes Safelite Auto Glass Toyota, started from 15th place followed by 5th place Truck 23 Chase Elliott Allegiant Airlines/NAPA Chevrolet, started from 9th place. 6th Place Truck 24 Alex Bowman(i) Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet, started from 5th place followed by 7th place Truck 99 Austin Dillon Overkill Motorsports Motorcoaches Chevrolet, started from 18th
place. 8th Place Truck 98 Grant Enfinger Ride TV Toyota, started from 14th place was the highest finishing rookie. 9th Place Truck 17 Timothy Peters Toyota, started from 8th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Truck 66 Ross Chastain Chevrolet, in 10th place, started from 24th place. Christopher Bell leads the point standings by 7 points overJohnny Sauter.

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #51 Cessna Toyota, and Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 JBL Toyota, lead the field to start the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 4, 2017 in Hampton, Georgia.

The race had 8 Cautions for 38 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 2 for Truck 7 Brett Moffitt Toyota, Truck 17 Timothy Peters Toyota, Truck 12 Jordan Anderson Lucas Oil/Knight Fire Protection Chevrolet crash in Turn 4. 2nd Caution on lap 27 for Possible oil on track from Truck 23 Chase Elliott Allegiant Airlines/NAPA Chevrolet. 3rd Caution on lap 42 for Stage 1 Conclusion. 4th Caution on lap 51 for Oil on track from Truck 51 Kyle Busch Cessna Toyota. 5th Caution on lap 82 for Stage 2 Conclusion. 6th Caution on lap 95 for #44 Spin in Turn 2. 7th Caution on lap 105 for #12 Incident on the frontstretch. 8th Caution on lap 126 for Truck 19 Austin Cindric Draw-Tite/Reese Brands Ford, Truck 98 Grant Enfinger Ride TV Toyota Incident in Turn 1.

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Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 JBL Toyota, leads a pack of trucks during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 4, 2017 in Hampton, Georgia.

The race 6 Lead Changes among 4 drivers: Lap Leaders: C. Bell 1-83; K. Busch(i) 84-108; G. Enfinger # 109-112; M. Crafton 113; C. Bell 114-127; M. Crafton 128; C. Bell 129-130. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): C. Bell 3 times for 99 laps; K. Busch(i) 1 time for 25 laps; G. Enfinger # 1 time for 4 laps; M. Crafton 2 times for 2 laps.

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Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 JBL Toyota, poses with the Keystone Light Pole Award after qualifying in the pole position for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 4, 2017 in Hampton, Georgia.

Stage #1 Top Ten: 4,51,88,27,19,21,8,29,98,99
Stage #2 Top Ten: 4,51,27,17,88,21,24,23,66,7

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Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 JBL Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 4, 2017 in Hampton, Georgia.

The race had an exciting two-lap shootout for win between Christopher Bell & Matt Crafton at the end. Bell beat Crafton with a Margin of Victory: 0.446 Seconds.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race Number 2
Unofficial Race Results for the 9Th Running Active Pest Control 200 – Saturday, March 4, 2017
Atlanta Motor Speedway – Hampton, GA – 1.54 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 130 Laps – 200.2 Miles

Finish Start Truck Driver Team Laps Status
1. 1. Truck 4 Christopher Bell JBL Toyota 130 Running
2. 7. Truck 88 Matt Crafton Ideal Door/Menards Toyota 130 Running
3. 6. Truck 21 Johnny Sauter Allegiant Travel Chevrolet 130 Running
4. 15. Truck 27 Ben Rhodes Safelite Auto Glass Toyota 130 Running
5. 9. Truck 23 Chase Elliott(i) Allegiant Airlines/NAPA Chevrolet 130 Running
6. 5. Truck 24 Alex Bowman(i) Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet 130 Running
7. 18. Truck 99 Austin Dillon(i) Overkill Motorsports Motorcoaches Chevrolet 130 Running
8. 14. Truck 98 Grant Enfinger # Ride TV Toyota 130 Running
9. 8. Truck 17 Timothy Peters Toyota 130 Running
10. 24. Truck 66 Ross Chastain(i) Chevrolet 130 Running
11. 13. Truck 7 Brett Moffitt Toyota 130 Running
12. 23. Truck 92 Regan Smith BTS Tire & Wheel/Advance Auto Parts Ford 130 Running
13. 21. Truck 16 Ryan Truex Seawatch International Toyota 130 Running
14. 10. Truck 18 Noah Gragson # Switch Toyota 130 Running
15. 12. Truck 33 Kaz Grala # Kiklos Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil Chevrolet 130 Running
16. 16. Truck 13 Cody Coughlin # JEGS Toyota 130 Running
17. 25. Truck 45 TJ Bell Niece Equipment Chevrolet 130 Running
18. 27. Truck 02 Austin Hill Don Rich Ford Ford 130 Running
19. 20. Truck 52 Stewart Friesen # Halmar International Chevrolet 130 Running
20. 30. Truck 49 Wendell Chavous Dirt & Rock Chevrolet 130 Running
21. 3. Truck 19 Austin Cindric # Draw-Tite/Reese Brands Ford 129 Running
22. 17. Truck 5 Korbin Forrister Advanced Medical Laboratories Toyota 128 Running
23. 26. Truck 44 Tommy Joe Martins Riessen Construction Chevrolet 128 Running
24. 22. Truck 87 Joe Nemechek D.A.B. Constructors Inc Chevrolet 128 Running
25. 4. Truck 29 Chase Briscoe # Cooper Standard Ford 127 Running
26. 2. Truck 51 Kyle Busch(i) Cessna Toyota 127 Running
27. 31. Truck 1 Mike Harmon(i) Chevrolet 124 Running
28. 28. Truck 12 Jordan Anderson Lucas Oil/Knight Fire Protection Chevrolet 102 Accident
29. 11. Truck 8 John H Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 79 Accident
30. 32. Truck 50 Akinori Ogata Nisshinbo/Kajima Building & Design Chevrolet 51 Oil Leak
31. 19. Truck 75 Parker Kligerman Food Country USA/Frito-Lay Toyota 28 Fuel Pump
32. 29. Truck 83 Todd Peck Chevrolet Overheating

Race Comments: Prior to the race, the following truck moved to the rear for the reason indicated: #12 (unapproved adjustments). Failed to Qualify: (3) 63 JJ Yeley(i), 6 Norm Benning, 10 Jennifer JoCobb.
Caution Flags: 8 for 38 laps. Lead Changes: 6 among 4 drivers.
Average Speed of Race Winner: 108.477 mph. Time of Race: 01 Hrs, 50 Mins, 44 Secs.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Apr. 1, 2017 – Martinsville Speedway

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