Christopher Bell won the 1st race of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs

Credit: 352090(Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 SiriusXM Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 23, 2017 in Loudon, New Hampshire.

Starting from 2nd place Truck 4 Christopher Bell SiriusXM Toyota won the 20th running of the UNOH 175, his 7th win in 47 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. This is his 5th win & 15th Top-10 finish in 2017. This is his 1st win & 2nd Top 10 finish in 2 races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. This win earned Christopher Bell automatic advancement into the 2nd Round of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs. 2nd Place Truck 16 Ryan Truex Price Chopper Toyota, started from 7th place posted his 1st Top 10 finish in 2 races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It is his 11th Top 10 finish in 2017. 3rd Place Truck 51 Todd Gilliland Pedigree Toyota, started from 5th place posted his 1st Top 10 finish in 1 race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Credit: 352095(Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 SiriusXM Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 23, 2017 in Loudon, New Hampshire.

4th Place Truck 98 Grant Enfinger Ride TV Toyota, started from 8th place was the highest finishing rookie. 5th Place Truck 52 Stewart Friesen We Build America Chevrolet, started from 11th place followed by 6th place Truck 88 Matt Crafton Great Lakes Floors/Menards Toyota, started from 10th place. 7th Place Truck 27 Ben Rhodes Safelite Auto Glass Toyota, started from 4th place followed by 8th place Truck 19 Austin Cindric Draw-Tite/Reese Brands Ford, started from 6th place. 9th Place Truck 21 Johnny Sauter ISMConnect Chevrolet, started from 3rd place. Lastly in the Top 10 Truck 33 Kaz Grala NETTTS Chevrolet, in 10th place, started from 12th place. Bell leads the point standings by 40 points overJohnny Sauter.

Credit: 352091(Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) Noah Gragson, driver of the #18 Switch Toyota, and Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 SiriusXM Toyota, lead the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 23, 2017 in Loudon, New Hampshire.

The race had 5 Cautions for 24 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 57 for Stage 1 Conclusion. 2nd Caution on lap 65 for Truck 18 Noah Gragson Switch Toyota and Truck 21 Johnny Sauter ISMConnect Chevrolet Incident in Turn 4. 3rd Caution on lap 73 for Debris on the frontstretch. 4th Caution on lap 112 for Stage 2 Conclusion. 5th Caution on lap 128 for Truck 19 Austin Cindric Draw-Tite/Reese Brands Ford Spin in Turn 4.

Credit: 352096(Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) Ryan Truex, driver of the #16 Price Chopper Toyota, leads Todd Gilliland, driver of the #51 Pedigree Toyota, during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 23, 2017 in Loudon, New Hampshire.

The race had 8 Lead Changes among 5 drivers: Lap Leaders: N. Gragson # 1-24; C. Bell (P) 25; N. Gragson # 26-41; C. Bell (P) 42-58; M. Crafton (P) 59-75; C. Bell (P) 76-114; B. Rhodes (P) 115-131; R. Truex 132-159; C. Bell (P) 160-175. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): C. Bell (P) 4 times for 73 laps; N. Gragson # 2 times for 40 laps; R. Truex 1 time for 28 laps; B. Rhodes (P) 1 time for 17 laps; M. Crafton (P) 1 time for 17 laps.

Credit: 352092(Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 SiriusXM Toyota, leads a pack of trucks during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 23, 2017 in Loudon, New Hampshire.

Stage:
Stage #1 Top Ten: 4,27,18,19,21,88,16,51,98,52
Stage #2 Top Ten: 4,88,16,98,33,52,27,51,24,21

Credit: 352089(Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 SiriusXM Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 23, 2017 in Loudon, New Hampshire.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race Number 17
Unofficial Race Results for the 20Th Running Unoh 175 – Saturday, September 23, 2017
New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Loudon, NH – 1.058 Mile Paved Total Race Length – 175 Laps – 185.15 Miles

Finish Start Truck Driver Team Laps Status
1. 2. Truck 4 Christopher Bell (P) SiriusXM Toyota 175 Running
2. 7. Truck 16 Ryan Truex Price Chopper Toyota 175 Running
3. 5. Truck 51 Todd Gilliland Pedigree Toyota 175 Running
4. 8. Truck 98 Grant Enfinger # Ride TV Toyota 175 Running
5. 11. Truck 52 Stewart Friesen # We Build America Chevrolet 175 Running
6. 10. Truck 88 Matt Crafton (P) Great Lakes Floors/Menards Toyota 175 Running
7. 4. Truck 27 Ben Rhodes (P) Safelite Auto Glass Toyota 175 Running
8. 6. Truck 19 Austin Cindric (P) # Draw-Tite/Reese Brands Ford 175 Running
9. 3. Truck 21 Johnny Sauter (P) ISMConnect Chevrolet 175 Running
10. 12. Truck 33 Kaz Grala (P) # NETTTS Chevrolet 175 Running
11. 9. Truck 29 Chase Briscoe (P) # Cooper Standard Ford 175 Running
12. 23. Truck 13 Cody Coughlin # JEGS Toyota 175 Running
13. 13. Truck 24 Justin Haley # Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet 175 Running
14. 19. Truck 44 Austin Wayne Self AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet 174 Running
15. 1. Truck 18 Noah Gragson # Switch Toyota 174 Running
16. 16. Truck 45 TJ Bell Niece Equipment Chevrolet 173 Running
17. 21. Truck 50 Josh Reaume Chevrolet 169 Running
18. 22. Truck 49 Wendell Chavous # Chevrolet 168 Running
19. 27. Truck 6 Norm Benning Chevrolet 144 Brakes
20. 14. Truck 8 John H. Nemechek (P) Fire Alarm Services Chevrolet 139 Running
21. 24. Truck 1 Jordan Anderson Lucas Oil/Bommarito.com Chevrolet 126 Electrical
22. 15. Truck 02 Austin Hill Whitetail Heaven Outfitters Ford 125 Brakes
23. 20. Truck 83 Patrick Emerling Chevrolet 116 Engine
24. 29. Truck 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Driven2Honor Chevrolet 27 Electrical
25. 17. Truck 15 Gray Gaulding(i) Chevrolet 25 Brakes
26. 18. Truck 87 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 11 Vibration
27. 26. Truck 63 Camden Murphy Chevrolet 8 Brakes
28. 28. Truck 57 Mike Senica Chevrolet 3 Rear Gear
29. 25. Truck 0 Ray Ciccarelli Star Sales Chevrolet 0 Fuel Pump

Race Comments: Prior to the green flag, the following trucks dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: No. 1 and 10 (unapproved adjustments) and No. 13 (unapproved tire change). Failed to Qualify: N/A.

Time of Race: 01 Hrs, 46 Mins, 05 Secs. Average Speed: 104.720 MPH. Margin of Victory: 1.248 Seconds. Caution Flags: 5 for 24 laps. Lead Changes: 8 among 5. 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: Christopher Bell, #4 Stage 2. Keystone Light Pole Award: Noah Gragson, #18 131.811 mph. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Joe Gibbs Engines, #4. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Christopher Bell, #4. Sunoco Rookie of the Rac: Grant Enfinger, #98.
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series
Next Race: Sep. 30, 2017 – Las Vegas Motor Speedway
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