Camping World Truck Series standings

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Dover win gives Matt Crafton lead in Truck point standings

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Winning the Camping World Truck Series’ race at Dover International Speedway launched Matt Crafton five spots to the top of the point standings.

Crafton leads Timothy Peters by two points after five races this season.

Filling out the top five is Daniel Hemric, Ryan Truex and Spencer Gallagher.

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Erik Jones retains four-point lead over Crafton in Truck point standings

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Failed fuel strategy and early crashes led to none of the top five drivers in the Camping World Truck Series driver standings finishing in the top five Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

As a result, Erik Jones‘ lead over Matt Crafton is now just four points. Crafton led a race high 69 laps but finished eighth after pitting for fuel late.

Tyler Reddick led two laps and finished seventh despite an early wreck with teammate Austin Theriault. Reddick trails Jones by 16 points.

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Camping World Truck Series points after Drivin’ for Linemen 200

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After recording a DNF in the Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park, Matt Crafton retains a 12-point lead over Tyler Reddick in the Camping World Truck Series driver standings.

Erik Jones, who led the most laps but¬†found himself with first DNF of the year, dropped one spot in the standings to fourth as Johnny Sauter’s third-place finish elevated him to third.

Jones is now 33 points out of first.

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Erik Jones up to second in Truck standings, just 16 points behind Matt Crafton

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It was a history-making finish, as Kasey Kahne beat Erik Jones to win Friday’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

But even though Jones finished second by inches, he managed to slightly close Matt Crafton’s points lead in the Camping World Truck Series standings.

Crafton now leads Jones, who moved up from third to second in the rankings, by 16 points.

Tyler Reddick dropped one position from second to third and trails Crafton by 18 points. Johnny Sauter remains in fourth, 35 points back, while John Wes Townley climbed into the top five and now sits in fifth place, 57 points behind Crafton.

Here’s the unofficial driver standings after Friday’s race:

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