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Results, Truck Series point standings after Charlotte

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Johnny Sauter claimed his third win of the year in Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

He beat Kyle Busch, Brandon Jones, Brett Moffitt and Ben Rhodes.

It’s his 20th win of his career.

Click here for race results.


Sauter continues to lead the standings. He has a 59-point lead over Noah Gragson.

The top five is completed by Brett Moffitt (-65 points), Ben Rhodes (-79) and Grant Enfinger (-90).

Click here for the full standings.

Johnny Sauter wins Truck Series race at Charlotte

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CONCORD, North Carolina —  Johnny Sauter won the Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in a 10-lap shootout.

Sauter claimed his third win of the year and his first at the 1.5-mile track in his 10th start.

“This is the biggest win of my life!” Sauter told his team over the radio after taking the checkered flag. It’s his 20th win the Truck Series.

“It’s a tough place, everybody wants to win here,” Sauter told Fox Sports 1. “I never though I’d win here. I’ve had good runs here and I’ve had very humbling runs here to say the least.”

The GMS Racing driver streaked to the win as the field fought for position behind him. He led 71 laps and beat Kyle Busch, Brandon Jones, Brett Moffitt and Ben Rhodes.

It’s his second win in the last three races.

STAGE 1 WINNER: Brett Moffitt

STAGE 2 WINNER: John Hunter Nemechek

MORE: Race results, point standings

WHO HAD A GOOD DAY: Kyle Busch finished second after having to come through the field twice after penalties for his crew going over the wall too soon … Brandon Jones placed third for his eighth career top five … Brett Moffitt earned his fourth top five of the year … Parker Kligerman placed seventh for his first top 10 of the season.

WHO HAD A BAD DAY: Grant Enfinger finished 12th after he lost a tire with 10 laps to go in Stage 1 … Justin Fontaine finished 19th after a single-car wreck with 54 laps to go … Matt Crafton finished seventh after an incident with Todd Gilliland on a restart with 17 to go. Crafton was rammed from behind by Gilliland and began smoking, forcing him to pit for repairs.

NOTABLE: Sauter is the sixth driver in series history to win three or more races in the first seven races of the season.

QUOTE OF THE NIGHT: “Pure talent. That’s about it. I don’t know, my pit crew did absolutely nothing to help me out tonight. My truck drove like (expletive). These splitters are absolutely horrendous. You can’t pass in traffic. You can’t race alongside anybody. You can’t get within five truck lengths of no one. But somehow, someway I was able to get back to the front. Had a blast.” – Kyle Busch on how he came back from two pit penalties.

WHAT’S NEXT: Rattlesnake 400 at Texas Motor Speedway at 9 p.m. ET on June 8 on FS1.

Entry lists for NASCAR’s All-Star weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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NASCAR’s All-Star Weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway nears this weekend with the Monster Energy All-Star Race and a Camping World Truck Series race.

The field for the All-Star Race is made up of race winners in 2017 and 2018, former All-Star Race winners who are competing full-time and Cup champions who are competing full-time.

The drivers currently set to compete in the All-Star Race are: Ryan Blaney, Clint Bowyer, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, Kyle Larson, Joey Logano, Jamie McMurray, Ryan Newman, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Martin Truex Jr.

Kyle Busch is the defending winner of the race.

The All-Star Race is preceded by the 50-lap Monster Energy Open.

The Open is broken up into three stages of 20 laps, 20 laps and a 10-lap sprint. The winner of each stage will advance to the main event.

A fan vote will advance a fourth driver.

There are 21 entries for the Open.

Click here for the entry list.

Truck Series – North Carolina Education Lottery 200

There are 36 entries for the race.

Kyle Busch will make his third start of the season. He will drive the No. 51 Toyota.

Brandon Jones is entered in Kyle Busch Motorsports’ No. 46 Toyota.

Todd Gilliland, driving KBM’s No. 4 Toyota, makes his third start of the year. He turns 18 on Tuesday, allowing him to compete on all NASCAR tracks.

Last year this race was won by Busch. He won over Johnny Sauter and Christopher Bell.

Click here for the entry list.

Noah Gragson wins Truck race at Kansas Speedway

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Noah Gragson led the final five laps to win the Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway, claiming his second career win and the first of the season.

Gragson, who started from the pole, assumed the lead when Myatt Snider ran out gas.

Gragson beat team owner Kyle Busch, Stewart Friesen, John Hunter Nemechek and Johnny Sauter.

The win comes a week after Gragson wrecked in the closing laps at Dover while battling Sauter for the lead.

“This is such a relief for a driver that had a hard week last week, we were battling for the win,” Gragson told Fox Sports 1. “We came back stronger this weekend, two consecutive poles in a row, led the most laps today. Man, this is pretty damn cool moment.”

Gragson led 128 laps. After winning the first two stages, Gragson lost the lead when he was the first driver to pit under green with 33 laps remaining. While Busch and Friesen took two tires, Gragson had four fresh tires.

“They were way faster than us, they deserved to win the race, they were better than us all weekend,” Busch told FS1. “I thought we were close, the truck felt good after about 15 laps. It just took long to come in.”

STAGE 1 WINNER: Noah Gragson

STAGE 2 WINNER: Noah Gragson

MORE: Race results, point standings

WHO HAD A GOOD RACE: John Hunter Nemechek finished fourth after starting the race from the rear for an unapproved adjustment … Brandon Jones finished ninth in his first of four scheduled Truck races for Kyle Busch Motorsports … Stewart Friesen earned his fourth career top five despite breaking the knob on his shifter under caution in the middle of the final stage while leading. He was then forced to restart ninth after he failed to maintain pace car speed. He made it to second in one lap.

WHO HAD A BAD RACE: Ben Rhodes finished 18th, five laps down after power issues forced him to pit with 15 laps to go in Stage 2 while he was running second. He was then penalized for having too many crew members over the wall … Brett Moffitt pitted with 73 laps left in the race to get a new battery after running in second early in the final stage. He finished 16th, four laps down.

QUOTE OF THE NIGHT: “He’s not a fluke.” – Kyle Busch on Noah Gragson.

NOTABLE: Late in the race Kyle Busch and Stewart Friesen were fighting for position out of Turn 4 when Friesen blocked Busch and sent him onto the edge of the infield grass. During Busch’s post-race press conference, Friesen approached Busch at the podium and apologized.

POST-RACE INSPECTION: Stewart Friesen’s No. 52 Chevrolet was found to have an interior hose violation. Any penalties will be announced next week.

WHAT’S NEXT: North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway at 8:30 p.m. ET on May 18 on Fox Sports 1.

Brandon Jones wins pole for Dover Xfinity race

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Brandon Jones qualified first for Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway, earning his second career pole.

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver earned the pole with a speed of 155.831 mph. He will be joined on the front row by teammate Noah Gragson (155.629 mph).

“We need XYO (Networks) on the car more often, best-career finish last week with them on the car and now a pole,” Jones told Fox Sports 1. “This is a driver’s track, too. I got a pole last year at Daytona and we all know how that place is. To be able to have raw speed here that’s pretty awesome.”

JGR swept the front row for the 52nd time.

The top five is completed by Matt Tifft, Elliott Sadler and Daniel Hemric.

Jones and Sadler are two of the four Dash 4 Cash drivers. The other two are Justin Allgaier (sixth) and Ryan Sieg (13th).

Johnny Sauter, driving in place of the suspended Spencer Gallagher, qualified 11th.

Nine cars did not make a lap in Round 1 after they failed to get through inspection in time.

David Starr, Cody Ware, Christopher Bell, Michael Annett, Cole Custer, Joe Nemechek, John Hunter Nemechek, Tyler Reddick and Stephen Leicht did not make laps.

Ware did not make the race.

Click here for qualifying results.