NASCAR - Camping World Truck - UNOH 225 Preview
06/25/2014 12:13 AM
06/25/2014 12:20 AM
Date: Thursday, June 26
Start Time: 8 p.m. ET
Site: Kentucky Speedway -- Sparta, Kentucky
Track: 1.5-mile oval
Capacity: 107,000 (Grandstand seating)
On TV: FOX Sports 1
On Radio: Motor Racing Network (MRN)/SIRIUS NASCAR Radio
Race record: Mike Bliss, 2002 (143.515 mph)
Qualifying record: Austin Dillon, 2011 (179.868 mph)
Defending champion: Ty Dillon (not defending)
Runner up: Brad Keselowski
Pole winner: Ryan Blaney (175.160 mph)
1. Ty Dillon (Start: 22)
2. Brad Keselowski (12)
3. Kyle Busch (6)
4. James Buescher (13)
5. Ryan Blaney (1)
6. Timothy Peters (9)
7. Miguel Paludo (10)
8. German Quiroga (8)
9. Jeb Burton (11)
10. Matt Crafton (7)
Average speed: 127.559 mph
Time of race: 1 hr., 45 mins., 50 secs.
Margin of victory: 5.735 secs.
Caution flags: 6 for 25 laps
Lead changes: 5 among 4 drivers
2013 Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 127.559 mph
2012 James Buescher, Chevrolet, 121.330 mph
2011 Kyle Busch, Toyota, 119.860 mph
2010 Todd Bodine, Toyota, 130.603 mph
2009 Ron Hornaday Jr, Chevrolet, 121.933 mph
2008 Johnny Benson, Toyota, 114.592 mph
2007 Mike Skinner, Toyota, 127.179 mph
2006 Ron Hornaday Jr, Chevrolet, 118.110 mph
2005 Dennis Setzer, Chevrolet, 117.747 mph
2004 Bobby Hamilton, Dodge, 122.600 mph
2003 Carl Edwards, Ford, 122.393 mph
2002 Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, 143.515 mph
2001 Scott Riggs, Dodge, 113.525 mph
2000 Greg Biffle, Ford, 98.385 mph
Race: Drivin' For Linemen 200 (June 14)
Site: Gateway Motorsports Park -- Madison, Illinois
Finish line order: Darrell Wallace Jr., German Quiroga, Timothy Peters, Johnny Sauter, Ron Hornaday Jr.
Time of Race: 2 hrs., 6 mins., 16 secs.
Average speed: 95.037 mph
Margin of victory: 0.329 secs.
Caution flags: 7 for 39 laps
Lead changes: 12 among 6 drivers
Lap leaders: Custer-pole, Wallace Jr 1-62, Quiroga Jr 63, Nemechek 64-67, Custer-pole, Wallace Jr 1-62, Quiroga Jr 63, Nemechek 64-67, Crafton 68-77, Nemechek 78-121, Crafton 122, Jones 123-126, Reddick 127-128, Nemechek 129-133, Wallace Jr 134-153, Quiroga Jr 154-157, Wallace Jr 158-160.
#0 Ryan Ellis (Torrance, CA) Chevrolet/Koma Unwind Drink
#02 Tyler Young (Midland, TX) Chevrolet/RandCo
#5 John Wes Townley (Watkinsville, GA) Toyota/Zaxby's
#07 Todd Shafer (Ashland, OH) Chevrolet/Thunder Exhaust
#08 Jimmy Weller III (Hubbard, OH) Chevrolet/Geneva Liberty Steel
#8 Joe Nemechek (Lakeland, FL) Toyota/smokeandsear.com
#9 Chase Pistone (Cornelius, NC) Chevrolet/NTS Motorsports
#10 Jennifer Jo Cobb (Kansas City, KS) Chevrolet/Koma Unwind Drink
#13 Jeb Burton (Halifax, VA) Toyota/Estes/Carolina Nut
#17 Timothy Peters (Providence, NC) Toyota/Red Horse Racing
#19 Brad Keselowski (Rochester Hills, MI Ford/Draw Tite
#20 Austin Dillon (Welcome, NC) Chevrolet/Ranch Hand
#21 Joey Coulter (Miami Springs, FL) Chevrolet/TBA
#23 Max Gresham (Milner, GA) Chevrolet/AmWins Group Inc.
#29 Ryan Blaney (High Point, NC) Ford/Cooper Standard
#30 Ron Hornaday Jr. (Palmdale, CA) Chevrolet/Rheem
#31 Ben Kennedy (Daytona Beach, FL) Chevrolet/Turner Scott Motorsports
#32 Tayler Malsam (Seattle, WA) Chevrolet/Outerwall
#35 Mason Mingus (Brentwood, TN) Toyota/Call 811
#42 Charles Lewandowski (Staff. Spr., CT Chevrolet/Randco/Young's Building
#50 T.J. Bell (Reno, NV) Chevrolet/Electrical Linemen
#51 Kyle Busch (Las Vegas, NV) Toyota/Dollar General
#54 Darrell Wallace Jr. (Mobile, AL) Toyota/Make In America
#57 Norm Benning (Level Green, PA) Chevrolet/TBA
#63 Justin Jennings (LaGrange, MO) Chevrolet/MBM&T
#75 Caleb Holman (Abingdon, VA) Chevrolet/Food Country USA
#77 German Quiroga (Mexico City, Mexico) Toyota/Otter Box
#88 Matt Crafton (Tulare, CA) Toyota/Menard's/Ideal Door
#92 Corey LaJoie (Concord, NC) Ford/BTS Tires/Goodyear Fleet HQ
#98 Johnny Sauter (Necedah, WI) Toyota/Nextant/Curb Records
#99 Bryan Silas (Stuart, FL) Chevrolet/TBA
|Ron Hornaday Jr||14||Won||10||10||Won||29||27||9||17|
|Darrell Wallace Jr.||28|
There have been 16 truck races held at Kentucky. The series competed there once each year from 2000-10 and then twice each season from 2011-12 before it returned to one in 2013.
Ron Hornaday Jr. has the most truck victories at Kentucky with three. James Buescher is the only other driver with multiple wins there. Buescher won both races at this track during his championship season in 2012.
Greg Biffle won the inaugural truck race at Kentucky, the Kroger 225, on June 17, 2000.
Hornaday is the only driver who has won a truck event from the pole position at Kentucky. He did it in 2009.
Matt Crafton has the most truck starts at Kentucky with 15. Crafton did not compete in the 2000 race there. The defending series champion also has the most top-10 finishes at this track with 10. His best finish is third, which came twice (2008 and '09).
The next race is the July 13 American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway. Timothy Peters won last year's race there.
Oops, you haven't selected any newsletters. Please check the box next to one or more of our email newsletters and submit again.
Oops, you didn't provide a valid email address. Please double-check the email field and submit again.
Join the Discussion
Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.