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Posted On September 15, 2017By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Sauter Wins NCWTS Regular Season Finale at Chicago

By NASCAR Wire Service JOLIET, Ill. – Johnny Sauter served notice that he’s ready to make a spirited defense of his 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship. Ben Rhodes was happy just to squeak into the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoff berth—by the skin of his teeth. Sauter passed regular-season champion Christopher Bell for the lead on Lap 123 of 150 and drove away to win Friday Night’s 225 by 2.005 seconds over Chase Briscoe, who passed Bell for second on Lap 136. The race within a race betweenRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The championship dream came to an end for Ryan Truex despite a fourth-place finish in the 225. Truex entered Chicagoland Speedway seven points behind Ben Rhodes, the only driver not locked into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs. Truex ran up front in the No. 16 ADVICS / AISIN Toyota Tundra all night long as did his rival, Rhodes. The duo were never far apart, Rhodes often running just one or two spots behind Truex. When the checkered flag waved, they were tiedRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer One more race, one more opportunity, that is all that Ryan Truex has if he wants to make the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs. Truex enters 225 at Chicagoland Speedway just seven points behind the cutoff held by Ben Rhodes. Truex has one previous start in the Truck Series at Chicagoland where he finished 15th. He also has two starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at the 1.5-mile tri-oval with a best finish of 10th in 2012. Truex’s most recent Monster EnergyRead More