JEGS 200 Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent An ill-timed pit road speeding penalty forced Austin Hill to climb through the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series field to finish seventh. With 45 laps to go, Hill’s No. 16 Toyota Racing Development Toyota Tundra was penalized for speeding entering the pits. He dropped to the tail-end of the lead lap, 20th. A caution on the restart helped Hill jump up several positions. Over the final laps, Hill picked off positions one by one with the help of lapped traffic. His loose truck hindered hisRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the third time in his young NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career, Harrison Burton equaled his best career finish of third in Friday’s JEGS 200 at Dover International Speedway in Delaware. The 18-year-old rookie only led a single lap, but the way he put his No. 18 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra showcased his on-track competitive spirit. After the caution for Korbin Forrister’s crash on the backstretch, Burton would restart third behind fellow rookie Sheldon Creed and race leader Brett Moffit with just 84Read More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DOVER, Del. – You can call him the Dover Dominator. With a No. 13 ThorSport Racing Ford that was strongest at the end of Saturday’s Jegs 200 at Dover International Speedway, Johnny Sauter beat pole winner Brett Moffitt to the finish line after a late restart to win his first NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race of the season and his third straight the Monster Mile. The former series champion, who returned to ThorSport this season after a less-than-amicable split with GMS Racing, couldRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver Austin Wayne Self was reinstated by the sanctioning body Tuesday after completing NASCAR’s Road to Recovery Program, and will compete in Friday’s JEGS 200 at Dover International Speedway. The driver of the No. 22 Chevrolet Silverado was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR April 1 after violating the substances abuse policy. Self’s team, AM Racing, issued a statement following NASCAR’s announcement: “We are excited to have Austin Wayne Self back and ready to go for Dover International Speedway on Friday afternoon.Read More
By: NASCAR Wire Service DOVER, Del. – After what had happened moments earlier, Johnny Sauter’s victory in a two-lap overtime shootout seemed almost routine by comparison. Sauter, who turned 40 on May 1, held off fellow 40-something Matt Crafton to win Friday’s JEGS 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway-but not until Sauter won an intense struggle against pole winner Noah Gragson, whose race ended on the next-to-last lap of regulation when his No. 18 Toyota backed hard into the outside wall. The victory was Sauter’sRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The JEGS 200 looked to be Jesse Little’s best chance to snatch a victory away from the big budget teams in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, but it all unraveled during a late pit stop at Dover International Speedway. Under caution at lap 157, Little, along with the rest of the leaders hit pit road. His No. 97 PFC Brakes / Penske Racing Shocks Ford F-150 slid into the box for service. However, the right-front tire for Little was on the boundary line forRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer A month-plus long break is long enough for most NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers. For Harrison Burton, the break is just one of many he’ll have to take until he turns 18-years-old in October. The Kyle Busch Motorsports driver will make his second trip to Dover International Speedway. In his first trip to “The Monster Mile,” Burton started 10thand finished 13th, two laps down. A caution during green-flag pit stops trapped him and many others one or more laps down. This weekend, Burton willRead More
BySeth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won half of the races so far in the 2018 season. For the fifth race of the season, the series visits 1.0-mile high-banked Dover International Speedway. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, no Cup drivers, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the fifth race of the season at Dover. Coverage for the JEGS 200 is scheduled to start Friday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. ET. Dover has been on theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the 10th time in NASCAR history, there will be a father-and-son combination in a national series race as DGR-Crosley Racing announced Thursday that driver-owner David Gilliland will make his second Camping World Truck Series this season in the JEGS 200 at Dover International Speedway May 4th. It’ll mark Gilliland’s first start driving for his own team, and will have Frontline Enterprises as his primary sponsor in the No. 54 Toyota Tundra. “I’ve been waiting for the right opportunity to get behind the wheel ofRead More