Joey Logano Cooper Standard Ford won the exciting bump to pass NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250

2015 Mar 28 Martinsville_032815_LoganoBurnoutCredit: 307571Rob Carr/Getty Images. Joey Logano, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

Starting from pole Truck 29 Joey Logano Cooper Standard Ford won the 17th Annual Kroger 250, his 1st win in seven NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. This is Logano’s 1st win & 1st Top 10 finish in 2015. This is his 1st win & 1st Top 10 finish in one race at Martinsville Speedway. He is the 26th driver to win a race in all three of NASCAR’s national series. His win was his first in seven NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts.

Kroger 250Credit: 307579Nick Laham/NASCAR via Getty Images. Joey Logano, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

2nd Place Truck 88 Matt Crafton Hormel/Menards Toyota started in 13th place posted his 15th Top 10 finish in 27 races at Martinsville Speedway. It is his 3rd Top 10 finish in 2015. 3rd Place Truck 4 Erik Jones Toyota Toyota started in 4th place posted his 3rd Top 10 finish in four races at Martinsville Speedway & was the highest finishing rookie.

4th Place Truck 98 Johnny Sauter Smokey Mountain/Curb Records Toyota started in 9th place followed by 5th place Truck 19 Tyler Reddick DrawTite Ford started in 7th place. 6th Place Truck 51 Daniel Suarez ARRIS Toyota started in 11th place followed by 7th place Truck 31 James Buescher ERT Investments Chevrolet started in 15th place. 8th Place Truck 05 John Wes Townley Zaxby’s Chevrolet started in 5th place followed by 9th place Truck 25 Matt Tifft Clinical RM/Honoring Ebola Fighters Toyota started in 19 place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Truck 54 Justin Boston Zloop Toyota in 10th place started in 21st place.

Kroger 250Credit: 307576Daniel Shirey/Getty Images. Joey Logano, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, poses in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

The race had lots of action as some drivers thought a bump to pass race with 9 Cautions for 61 Laps. 1st Caution on lap 35 for Truck 19 Tyler Reddick DrawTite Ford Spin in Turn 1. 2nd Caution on lap 55 for Truck 15 Mason Mingus Georgia 811 Chevrolet Spin in Turn 2 and fluid on the Frontstretch. 3rd Caution on lap 143 for Truck 33 Brandon Jones Masterforce Tool Storage Chevrolet Spin in Turn 2. 4th Caution on lap 158 for Truck 15 Mason Mingus Georgia 811 Chevrolet and 63 Spin in Turn 2. 5th Caution on lap 164 for Truck 17 Timothy Peters Red Horse Racing Toyota and 75 Accident in Turn 3. 6th Caution on lap 176 for Truck 08 Korbin Forrister Tilted Kilt Chevrolet stopped at pit entry. 7th Caution on lap 187 for Truck 07 Ray Black Jr. ScubaLife.com Chevrolet Spin in Turn 2. 8th Caution on lap 216 for Truck 35 Tommy Regan Blue Diamond/American Tactical Chevrolet Spin in Turn 4. 9th Caution on lap 250 for Truck 00 Cole Custer Haas Automation Chevrolet Spin on the Frontstretch.

2015 Mar 28 Martinsville_032815_CusterCredit: 307570Rob Carr/Getty Images. Cole Custer, driver of the #00 Haas Automation Chevrolet, is involved in an on-track incident in front of Erik Jones, driver of the #4 Toyota, and Joey Logano, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, as Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Hormel/Menards Toyota, drives away during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

The race also had excitement with 14 Lead Changes among 5 drivers: J. Logano(i) 1-36; M. Mingus 37-40; J. Logano(i) 41-110; M. Crafton 111-161; J. Logano(i) 162; M. Crafton 163-178; J. Logano(i) 179-180; M. Crafton 181-193; E. Jones # 194-195; M. Crafton 196-205; J. Logano(i) 206-244; M. Crafton 245; C. Custer 246-247; M. Crafton 248-256; J. Logano(i) 257-258.

Kroger 250Credit: 307568Nick Laham/NASCAR via Getty Images. Joey Logano, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, and Cole Custer, driver of the #00 Haas Automation Chevrolet, lead the field to start the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

Top 10 Driver Points: (1) M. Crafton 128;(2) T. Reddick 126;(3) E. Jones # 122;(4) J. Sauter 112;(5) J. Buescher 100;(6) J. Townley 90;(7) R. Black Jr. # 89;(8) C. Hayley # 84;(9) S. Gallagher # 84;(10) B. Kennedy 83.

Kroger 250Credit: 307578Matt Sullivan/Getty Images. Cameron Hayley, driver of the #13 Cabinets by Hayley/Carolina Nut Co. Toyota, leads a pack of trucks during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

Joey Logano racing Brad Keselowski’s Truck 29 Cooper Standard Ford won the 17th Annual Kroger 250. Logano’s dive to the inside on the on the green, white, checker gave him the lead for the win. 2nd Place Truck 88 Matt Crafton Hormel/Menards Toyota fought Logano for the lead throughout the race for the lead.

Kroger 250Credit: 307569Daniel Shirey/Getty Images. Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Hormel/Menards Toyota, pits during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

11th Place Truck 13 Cameron Hayley Cabinets by Hayley/Carolina Nut Co. Toyota started in 3rd place had a good day making it to 4th place for the green, white, checker restart. This rookie a major contender to get a win in the series. There is sad news for fans of Hayley from Calgary Alberta, SPEED TV has changed to FOX Sports 1 Racing. The cable company in Calgary Alberta, Shaw Cable, will no longer will carry SPEED TV April 1 & are NOT planning on offering FOX Sports 1 Racing. So if you are like me you may just drop Shaw Cable after 10 years & go to satellite.

Kroger 250 - QualifyingCredit: 307566Rob Carr/Getty Images. Cameron Hayley, driver of the #13 Cabinets by Hayley/Carolina Nut Co. Toyota, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race Number 3
Unofficial Race Results for the 17Th Annual Kroger 250 – Saturday, March 28, 2015
Martinsville Speedway – Martinsville, VA – .526 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 258 Laps – 135.708 Miles – Purse: $594,046

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Finishing Position Starting Position Truck # Driver Team Laps Status
1. 1. Truck 29 Joey Logano(i) Cooper Standard Ford 258 Running
2. 13. Truck 88 Matt Crafton Hormel/Menards Toyota 258 Running
3. 4. Truck 4 Erik Jones # Toyota Toyota 258 Running
4. 9. Truck 98 Johnny Sauter Smokey Mountain/Curb Records Toyota 258 Running
5. 7. Truck 19 Tyler Reddick DrawTite Ford 258 Running
6. 11. Truck 51 Daniel Suarez(i) ARRIS Toyota 258 Running
7. 15. Truck 31 James Buescher ERT Investments Chevrolet 258 Running
8. 5. Truck 05 John Wes Townley Zaxby’s Chevrolet 258 Running
9. 19. Truck 25 Matt Tifft Clinical RM/Honoring Ebola Fighters Toyota 258 Running
10. 21. Truck 54 Justin Boston # Zloop Toyota 258 Running
11. 3. Truck 13 Cameron Hayley # Cabinets by Hayley/Carolina Nut Co. Toyota 258 Running
12. 14. Truck 14 Daniel Hemric # California Clean Power Chevrolet 258 Running
13. 26. Truck 07 Ray Black Jr. # ScubaLife.com Chevrolet 258 Running
14. 18. Truck 23 Spencer Gallagher # Allegiant Travel Chevrolet 258 Running
15. 6. Truck 33 Brandon Jones # Masterforce Tool Storage Chevrolet 258 Running
16. 2. Truck 00 Cole Custer Haas Automation Chevrolet 258 Running
17. 12. Truck 7 Gray Gaulding Krispy Kreme Toyota 257 Running
18. 17. Truck 17 Timothy Peters Red Horse Racing Toyota 257 Running
19. 22. Truck 11 Ben Kennedy Heater.com/Local Motors Toyota 257 Running
20. 10. Truck 02 Tyler Young Randco Industries/Young’s Building Systems Chevrolet 257 Running
21. 23. Truck 75 Caleb Holman FdCntryUSA/LpzWlthMgmt./MnngFshFrms Chev 257 Running
22. 20. Truck 15 Mason Mingus Georgia 811 Chevrolet 256 Running
23. 27. Truck 08 Korbin Forrister # Tilted Kilt Chevrolet 255 Running
24. 31. Truck 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Driven2Honor.org Chevrolet 250 Running
25. 30. Truck 35 Tommy Regan Blue Diamond/American Tactical Chevrolet 248 Running
26. 24. Truck 63 Jake Griffin Mittler Bros. Machine & Tool/Ski Soda Chevrolet 218 Handling
27. 28. Truck 50 Cody Ware # Burnie Grill Chevrolet 216 Vibration
28. 29. Truck 6 Norm Benning Chevrolet 174 Rear Gear
29. 16. Truck 8 John H. Nemechek # SWM International Chevrolet 173 Transmission
30. 8. Truck 92 David Gilliland(i) BlcksTire/GdyrCmmrclTire&SrvcNtwrk/Wynns Ford 132 Brakes
31. 25. Truck 99 Bryan Silas Kapoya Premium Energy Drink Chevrolet 120 Overheating
32. 32. Truck 1 Travis Kvapil Bubba Burger/Kioti Tractors Chevrolet 83 Rear Gear

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Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #1 and #11 (unapproved adjustments). Failed to Qualify: (4) 94 Wendell Chavous #, 86 Brandon Brown 74, Paige Decker, 87 Charles Buchanan Jr. Time of Race: 01 Hrs, 59 Mins, 22 Secs. Average Speed: 68.214 MPH Margin of Victory: 0.431 Seconds

Kroger 250 - QualifyingCredit: 307565Nick Laham/NASCAR via Getty Images. Joey Logano, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, poses with the Keystone Light Pole Award after posting the fastest lap during qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

 

Keystone Light Pole Award: Joey Logano, #29 97.088 mph Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Roush Yates Engines, #29 Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Matt Crafton, #88 Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Erik Jones, #4

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: May. 8, 2015 – Kansas Speedway

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