Matt Crafton won the 17th Annual Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200Credit: 313885Jonathan Moore/Getty Images. Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 31, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia

Starting from 13th place Truck 88 Matt Crafton Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota won the 17th Annual Kroger 200, his 10th win in 358 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. This is Crafton’s 5th win & 16th Top 10 finish in 2015. This is his 2nd win & 16th Top 10 finish in 28 races at Martinsville Speedway. 2nd Place Truck 8 John H. Nemechek # Chevrolet, started from 3rd place posted his 1st Top 10 finish in 5 races at Martinsville Speedway & was the highest finishing rookie. It is his 8th Top 10 finish in 2015. 3rd Place Truck 13 Cameron Hayley The Carolina Nut Co. Toyota, started from 2nd place had his best finish of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career. Cameron Hayley from Calgary Alberta posted his 1st Top 10 finish in two aces at Martinsville Speedway.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200Credit: 313887Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images. Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 31, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

4th Place Truck 00 Cole Custer Haas Automation Chevrolet, started from pole followed by 5th place Truck 19 Tyler Reddick BrdKslwsk’sChckrdFlgFndtn Ford, started from 4th place. 6th Place Truck 17 Timothy Peters Red Horse Racing Toyota, started from 11th place followed by 7th place Truck 33 Brandon Jones # Lucas Oil Chevrolet, started from 16th place. 8th Place Truck 75 Caleb Holman FdCntryUSA/LpzWlthMngmnt/TdPds Chev, started from 18th place followed by 9th place Truck 98 Johnny Sauter Smokey Mountain/Curb Records Toyota, started from 17th place. Lastly in the Top 10 Truck 4 Erik Jones # Toyota Toyota, in 10th place, started from 8th place. Erik Jones leads the point standings by 10 points over Matt Crafton.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200Credit: 313886Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images. Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 31, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

The race had 12 Cautions for 69 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 8 for Truck 17 Timothy Peters Red Horse Racing Toyota Spin in Turn 4. 2nd Caution on lap 35 for Truck 8 John H. Nemechek Chevrolet Spin in Turn 4. 3rd Caution on lap 63 for Truck 23 Spencer Gallagher Allegiant Chevrolet, Truck 54 Gray Gaulding Krispy Kreme Toyota & Truck 74 Paige Decker Chevrolet crash in Turn 3. 4th Caution on lap 74 for Truck 4 Erik Jones Toyota Toyota & Truck 51 Daniel Suarez ARRIS Toyota crash in Turn 4. 5th Caution on lap 86 for Truck 5 Dalton Sargeant Galt Toyota & Truck 17 Timothy Peters Red Horse Racing Toyota crash in Turn 2. 6th Caution on lap 122 for Truck 32 JJ Haley Great Clips Chevrolet crash in Turn 2. 7th Caution on lap 132 for Truck 05 John Wes Townley Zaxby’s Chevrolet & Truck 51 Daniel Suarez ARRIS Toyota crash in Turrn 2. 8th Caution on lap 157 for Truck 5 Dalton Sargeant Galt Toyota & Truck 17 Timothy Peters Red Horse Racing Toyota crash in Turn 4. 9th Caution on lap 173 for Truck 07 Ray Black Jr. # ScubaLife.com Chevrolet crash in Turn 2. 10th Caution on lap 180 for Truck 5 Dalton Sargeant Galt Toyota Spin in Turn 3. 11th Caution on lap 187 for Truck 02 Tyler Young
Randco/Young’s Building Systems Chevrolet, Truck 54 Gray Gaulding Krispy Kreme Toyota & Truck 63 Bobby Pierce Pixographs Chevrolet crash in Turn 1. 12th Caution on lap 194 for Truck 4 Erik Jones Toyota Toyota, Truck 18 Ross Kenseth(i) AISIN AW Toyota, Truck 23 Spencer Gallagher Allegiant Chevrolet, Truck 29 Austin Cindric Cooper Standard Ford & Truck 75 Caleb Holman FdCntryUSA/LpzWlthMngmnt/TdPds Chev crash on the frontstretch.

2015 Oct 31 MS_103115_08Credit: 313880Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images. Timothy Peters, driver of the #17 Red Horse Racing Toyota, spins during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 31, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

The race had 6 Lead Changes among 4 drivers: Lap Leaders: C. Custer 1-36; G. Gaulding 37-45; C. Custer 46-82; J. Nemechek # 83; C. Custer 84-106; J. Nemechek # 107-137; M. Crafton 138-200. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): C. Custer 3 times for 96 laps; M. Crafton 1 time for 63 laps; J. Nemechek # 2 times for 32 laps; G. Gaulding 1 time for 9 laps. Top 10 in Points: E. Jones # – 776; M. Crafton – 766; T. Reddick – 763; J. Sauter – 722; T. Peters – 680; C. Hayley # – 663; D. Hemric # – 644; J. Townley – 627; B.
Kennedy – 595; S. Gallagher # – 574.

2015 Oct 31 MS_103115_07Credit: 313879Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images. Cole Custer, driver of the #00 Haas Automation Chevrolet, leads the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 31, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

Truck 88 Matt Crafton Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota survived 5 restarts in the final 50 laps of Saturday’s Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway & won the race by .396 seconds over John Hunter Nemechek, who shoved third-place finisher Cameron Hayley out of the way after a restart with two laps left to secure the runner-up position.

2015 Oct 31 MS_103115_11Credit: 313883Jonathan Moore/Getty Images. Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota, leads a pack of trucks during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 31, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race Number 20
Unofficial Race Results for the 17Th Annual Kroger 200 – Saturday, October 31, 2015Martinsville Speedway – Martinsville, VA – .526 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 200 Laps – 105.2 Miles – Purse: $544,946

Print

Finish Start Truck Driver Team Laps Status
1. 13. Truck 88 Matt Crafton Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota 200 Running
2. 3. Truck 8 John H. Nemechek # Chevrolet 200 Running
3. 2. Truck 13 Cameron Hayley # The Carolina Nut Co. Toyota 200 Running
4. 1. Truck 00 Cole Custer Haas Automation Chevrolet 200 Running
5. 4. Truck 19 Tyler Reddick BrdKslwsk’sChckrdFlgFndtn Ford 200 Running
6. 11. Truck 17 Timothy Peters Red Horse Racing Toyota 200 Running
7. 16. Truck 33 Brandon Jones # Lucas Oil Chevrolet 200 Running
8. 18. Truck 75 Caleb Holman FdCntryUSA/LpzWlthMngmnt/TdPds Chev 200 Running
9. 17. Truck 98 Johnny Sauter Smokey Mountain/Curb Records Toyota 200 Running
10. 8. Truck 4 Erik Jones # Toyota Toyota 200 Running
11. 26. Truck 05 John Wes Townley Zaxby’s Chevrolet 200 Running
12. 5. Truck 14 Daniel Hemric # California Clean Power Chevrolet 200 Running
13. 9. Truck 02 Tyler Young Randco/Young’s Building Systems Chevrolet 200 Running
14. 10. Truck 11 Ben Kennedy Local Motors Toyota 200 Running
15. 23. Truck 50 Travis Kvapil CorvetteParts.net Chevrolet 200 Running
16. 6. Truck 51 Daniel Suarez(i) ARRIS Toyota 200 Running
17. 25. Truck 18 Ross Kenseth(i) AISIN AW Toyota 200 Running
18. 19. Truck 15 Mason Mingus Call 811 Before You Dig Chevrolet 200 Running
19. 27. Truck 82 Austin Hill Empire Racing Driver Development Ford 200 Running
20. 21. Truck 07 Ray Black Jr. # ScubaLife.com Chevrolet 200 Running
21. 7. Truck 54 Gray Gaulding Krispy Kreme Toyota 200 Running
22. 28. Truck 63 Bobby Pierce Pixographs Chevrolet 200 Running
23. 12. Truck 92 David Gilliland(i) Blacks Tire & Wheel Distributors Ford 200 Running
24. 30. Truck 1 Camden Murphy Chevrolet 200 Running
25. 14. Truck 29 Austin Cindric Cooper Standard Ford 200 Running
26. 24. Truck 94 Timmy Hill Testoril/ChampionMachinery.com Chevrolet 199 Running
27. 29. Truck 08 Brandon Hightower Advanced Specialized Carriers Chevrolet 196 Running
28. 15. Truck 5 Dalton Sargeant Galt Toyota 196 Running
29. 20. Truck 23 Spencer Gallagher # Allegiant Chevrolet 196 Running
30. 31. Truck 74 Paige Decker Chevrolet 193 Running
31. 32. Truck 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Driven2Honor.org Chevrolet 186 Running
32. 22. Truck 32 JJ Haley Great Clips Chevrolet 119 Accident

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: No. 15 and 74 (unapproved adjustments). Failed to Qualify: (4) 86 Brandon Brown, 35 Jim Weiler, 6 Norm Benning, 87 Charles Buchanan Jr.. Time of Race: 01 Hrs, 44 Mins, 08 Secs. Average Speed: 60.615 MPH Margin of Victory: 0.396 Seconds. Caution Flags: 12 for 69. laps. Lead Changes: 6 among 4 drivers.

21 Means 21 Pole Award: Cole Custer, #00 96.959 mph. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Hendrick Engines, #00. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Matt Crafton, #88. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: John Hunter Nemechek, #8

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Nov. 6, 2015 – Texas Motor Speedway

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