Christopher Bell won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 7th Annual Buckle Up In Your Truck 225

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Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 Toyota Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway on July 6, 2017 in Sparta, Kentucky.

Starting from 2nd place Truck 4 Christopher Bell Toyota Toyota won the 7th Annual Buckle Up In Your Truck 225, his 5th win in 40 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. This is his 3rd win & 9th Top 10 finish in 2017. This is his 1st win & 2nd Top 10 finish in three races at Kentucky Speedway. 2nd Place Truck 99 Brandon Jones CHIGO – Beat The Heat Chevrolet, started from 16th place posted his 3rd Top 10 finish in 3 races at Kentucky Speedway. It is his 3rd Top 10 finish in 2017. 3rd Place Truck 24 Justin Haley Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet, started from 10th place posted his 1st Top 10 finish in 1 race at Kentucky Speedway. Haley was the highest finishing rookie.

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Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 Toyota Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway on July 6, 2017 in Sparta, Kentucky.

4th Place Truck 19 Austin Cindric LTi Printing Ford, started from 13th place followed by 5th place Truck 18 Noah Gragson # Switch Toyota, started from 11th place. 6th Place Truck 46 Kyle Busch(i) Banfield Pet Hospital Toyota, started from 27th place followed by 7th place Truck 75 Parker Kligerman Tide Pods/Food Country USA Toyota, started from 30th place. 8th Place Truck 88 Matt Crafton Jack Links/Menards Toyota, started from 4th place followed by 9th place Truck 21 Johnny Sauter Allegiant Airlines Chevrolet, started from pole. Lastly in the Top 10 was Truck 02 Austin Hill Whitetail Heaven Outfitters Ford, in 10th place, started from 18th place. Johnny Sauter leads the point standings by 28 points over Bell.

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Johnny Sauter, driver of the #21 Allegiant Airlines Chevrolet, takes the green flag to start the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway on July 6, 2017 in Sparta, Kentucky.

The race had 8 Cautions for 42 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 22 for Truck 44 Matt Mills Thompson Electric Inc. Chevrolet Crash on the Frontstretch. 2nd Caution on lap 28 for Truck 4 Christopher Bell Toyota Toyota Spin in Turn 3. 3rd Caution on lap 37 for Stage 1 Conclusion. 4th Caution on lap 43 for Truck 4 Christopher Bell Toyota Toyota, Truck 27 Ben Rhodes Safelite Auto Glass Toyota, Truck 45 TJ Bell Black Rifle Coffee Company Chevrolet, Truck 88 Matt Crafton Jack Links/Menards Toyota and Truck 98 Grant Enfinger Ride TV Toyota Crash in Turn 3. 5th Caution on lap 72 for Stage 2 Conclusion. 6th Caution on lap 79 for Truck 18 Noah Gragson Switch Toyota and Truck 19 Austin Cindric LTi Printing Ford Crash on the frontstretch. 7th Caution on lap 108 for Truck 51 Myatt Snider Liberty Tax Service Toyota Spin in Turn 4. 8th Caution on lap 115 for Truck 16 Ryan Truex AISIN Toyota and Truck 33 Kaz Grala # 15-40 Connection Chevrolet Crash in Turn 3.

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Austin Cindric, driver of the #19 LTi Printing Ford, and Chase Briscoe, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, lead a pack of trucks during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway on July 6, 2017 in Sparta, Kentucky.

The race had 10 Lead Changes among 8 drivers. Lap Leaders: J. Sauter 1-26; G. Enfinger # 27-31; B. Rhodes 32-36; J. Haley # 37-40; N. Gragson # 41-72; M. Snider 73-76; C. Bell 77-92; John H. Nemechek 93-108; C. Bell 109; John H. Nemechek 110-113; C. Bell 114-150. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): C. Bell 3 times for 54 laps; N. Gragson # 1 time for 32 laps; J. Sauter 1 time for 26 laps; John H. Nemechek 2 times for 20 laps; G. Enfinger # 1 time for 5 laps; B. Rhodes 1 time for 5 laps; J. Haley # 1 time for 4 laps; M. Snider 1 time for 4 laps.

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Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Jack Links/Menards Toyota, pits during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway on July 6, 2017 in Sparta, Kentucky.

Stages:
Stage #1 Top Ten: 27,16,88,98,8,24,33,66,18,02
Stage #2 Top Ten: 18,46,24,29,51,4,19,21,33,8

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Christopher Bell, driver of the #4 Toyota Toyota, celebrates with the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway on July 6, 2017 in Sparta, Kentucky.

Christopher Bell beat Brandon Jones to the checkered flag with a Margin of Victory: 0.187 Seconds. Christopher Bell said “This is pretty special, we had our ups and downs. Practice (on Wednesday) didn’t go very well, but we had a really fast Tundra, and (crew chief) Rudy Fugle made great calls from the pit box after I made a mistake and spun out.”

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race Number 10
Unofficial Race Results for the 7Th Annual Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 – Thursday, July 6, 2017
Kentucky Speedway – Sparta, KY – 1.5 Mile Paved Total Race Length – 150 Laps – 225 Miles

Finish Start Truck Driver Team Laps Status
1. 2. Truck 4 Christopher Bell Toyota Toyota 150 Running
2. 16. Truck 99 Brandon Jones(i) CHIGO – Beat The Heat Chevrolet 150 Running
3. 10. Truck 24 Justin Haley # Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet 150 Running
4. 13. Truck 19 Austin Cindric # LTi Printing Ford 150 Running
5. 11. Truck 18 Noah Gragson # Switch Toyota 150 Running
6. 27. Truck 46 Kyle Busch(i) Banfield Pet Hospital Toyota 150 Running
7. 30. Truck 75 Parker Kligerman Tide Pods/Food Country USA Toyota 150 Running
8. 4. Truck 88 Matt Crafton Jack Links/Menards Toyota 150 Running
9. 1. Truck 21 Johnny Sauter Allegiant Airlines Chevrolet 150 Running
10. 18. Truck 02 Austin Hill Whitetail Heaven Outfitters Ford 150 Running
11. 3. Truck 29 Chase Briscoe # Cooper Standard Ford 150 Running
12. 29. Truck 52 Stewart Friesen # Halmar International Chevrolet 150 Running
13. 15. Truck 66 Ross Chastain(i) Bolen Motorsports Chevrolet 150 Running
14. 20. Truck 92 Regan Smith BTS Tire & Wheel/Advance Auto Parts Ford 150 Running
15. 14. Truck 13 Cody Coughlin # JEGS Toyota 150 Running
16. 6. Truck 51 Myatt Snider Liberty Tax Service Toyota 149 Running
17. 25. Truck 83 JJ Yeley(i) Fr8Auction.com Chevrolet 149 Running
18. 9. Truck 8 John H. Nemechek Fire Alarm Services Inc. Chevrolet 148 Running
19. 21. Truck 49 Wendell Chavous # Chevrolet 145 Running
20. 23. Truck 50 Josh Reaume Lodestar Guidance Chevrolet 144 Running
21. 22. Truck 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Driven2Honor.org Chevrolet 142 Running
22. 32. Truck 22 Austin Wayne Self Airflotek/Don’t Mess With Texas/Snap Track Toyota 130 Running
23. 8. Truck 16 Ryan Truex AISIN Toyota 114 Accident
24. 12. Truck 33 Kaz Grala # 15-40 Connection Chevrolet 114 Accident
25. 24. Truck 1 Jordan Anderson Bommarito.com/Lucas Oil Chevrolet 62 Suspension
26. 19. Truck 45 TJ Bell Black Rifle Coffee Company Chevrolet 54 Accident
27. 5. Truck 27 Ben Rhodes Safelite Auto Glass Toyota 41 Accident
28. 7. Truck 98 Grant Enfinger # Ride TV Toyota 41 Accident
29. 28. Truck 44 Matt Mills Thompson Electric Inc. Chevrolet 20 Accident
30. 26. Truck 63 Camden Murphy Mittler Bros/Ski Soda Chevrolet 10 Electrical
31. 31. Truck 57 BJ McLeod(i) Chevrolet 1 Overheating
32. 17. Truck 6 Norm Benning Chevrolet 0 Engine

Race Comments: Before the start of the event, the following car(s) dropped to the rear of the field for the reason(s) indicated: Nos. 6 and 57 (missed drivers meeting) and No. 29 (backup car). Failed to Qualify: (1) 87. Caution Flags: 8 for 42 laps. Lead Changes: 10 among 8 drivers.

Duralast GT Brakes ?Brake in the Race Award? – Stage 1: Ben Rhodes, #27 Stage 1 Duralast GT Brakes ?Brake in the Race Award? – Stage 2: Noah Gragson, #18 Stage 2.
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Joe Gibbs Engines, #4. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Christopher Bell, #4. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Justin Haley, #24.
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Jul. 19, 2017 – Eldora Speedway

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