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Results, point standings after Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway

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Noah Gragson led 128 laps to score his second career Camping World Truck Series win Friday night at Kansas Speedway.

He beat Kyle Busch, Stewart Friesen, John Hunter Nemechek and Johnny Sauter.

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Points

Sauter continues to lead the standings with a 35-point lead over Gragson.

The top five is completed by Grant Enfinger (-61 points), Brett Moffitt (-62) and Ben Rhodes (-62).

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Xfinity practice report at Dover

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Final practice

Christopher Bell posted the fastest lap in final practice for Saturday’s Xfinity race at Dover International Speedway.

His lap of 152.665 mph was .221 seconds better than Elliott Sadler (151.248 mph).

Tyler Reddick (150.981), Austin Cindric (150.584) and Matt Tifft rounded out the top five.

On his first lap of final practice, John Hunter Nemechek spun in turn four and hit the inside wall on the front straightaway. He rolled out a backup car and posted the 19th fastest lap of 148.429 mph.

Noah Gragson ran the most laps at 48.

Tyler Reddick had the quickest 10-lap average with a speed of 149.434 mph.

Gragson was second on this chart at 148.931 mph.

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First practice

Gragson recorded the fastest lap in Friday’s opening Xfinity practice.

Gragson led the way with a lap of 153.420 mph. He was followed by Cole Custer (153.244 mph), Dash 4 Cash driver Brandon Jones (153.191), Nemechek (153.042) and Reddick (153.003).

Cody Ware struck the wall late in the session in Mike Harmon‘s car.

Kaz Grala and Nemechek ran the most laps at 35.

Nemechek had the best average over 10 consecutive laps at 152.121 mph. He was one of four drivers to run 10 consecutive laps as most drivers focused on qualifying setups.

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Elliott Sadler overcomes penalty to finish fifth, win $100,000 bonus

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Elliott Sadler won the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus Saturday for the second consecutive weekend but for as happy as he was with that, he was confused about a penalty he received during the race.

Sadler recovered from the penalty that put him a lap down to finish fifth at Talladega Superspeedway and earn the bonus. Spencer Gallagher won the race

Problems occurred for Sadler on Lap 75 of the 115-lap race when he headed toward pit road with other cars under green.

John Hunter Nemechek spun entering pit road.

“I was plenty slow and then my spotter was yelling the 42 (Nemechek) was wrecking under me, so I had to gas it up so he wouldn’t hit me,’’ Sadler said after the race. “So I gassed it up before I got to pit road to avoid a wreck, but then I slowed back down. Per the rule that should be OK. I think everything happened so fast (NASCAR) gave me a pit road penalty and that put me a lap down. It’s a shame that it all happened the way that it did.’’

Section 10.9.5.e of the Xfinity Series Rule Book states:

“When forced onto pit road while avoiding an accident on the race track, a vehicle must reduce its speed the entire length of pit road. In the occurrence of a caution period, the vehicle’s respective track position will be determined at the start/finish line and/or pit road exit.

However, if a car is heading toward pit road, is it being forced to pit road to avoid an accident? That isn’t clear by the rule. Also, the rule states that the vehicle must reduce its speed the entire length of pit road. Sadler stopped in his pit stall for service and then accelerated when he left the box. The rule is not clear about if a car then stops on pit road for service and speeds back up.

Believing, he had done nothing wrong, Sadler made his pit stop and continued. NASCAR penalized Sadler for speeding on pit road. His penalty was to pass through pit road. He fell a lap down.

Sadler didn’t get his lap back until JR Motorsports teammate Justin Allgaier ran out of fuel, which forced the race to go into overtime. Sadler charged through the field to finish fifth.

“A lot happened on that last lap or two,’’ Sadler said.

In the end, he collected another $100,000 bonus and remained the points leader.

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Daniel Hemric wins Xfinity pole at Talladega

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Daniel Hemric qualified first for today’s Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, earning his second pole of the year.

The Richard Childress Racing driver scored the pole with a speed of 189.402 mph.

Hemric also won the pole for the season-opener at Daytona.

Though he qualified second, Elliott Sadler (188.775 mph) will start from the rear after the engine was changed in his No. 1 Chevrolet.

The top five was completed by Spencer Gallagher, John Hunter Nemechek and Michael Annett.

This is the second time Gallagher has qualified in the top five. The first time was in the season-opener at Daytona.

Sadler is one of the four Dash 4 Cash drivers, including Matt Tifft (10th), Austin Cindric (11th) and Christopher Bell (13th).

The Sparks Energy 300 is set to start at 3 p.m. ET on Fox.

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12 Cup cars to be docked practice Friday at Talladega

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Twelve cars, including those of Jimmie Johnson, Martin Truex Jr. and Kurt Busch will be docked 15 minutes of practice in Friday’s opening session for inspection issues.

The opening session is from 12:35 – 1:25 p.m. ET.

The cars of Johnson, Michael McDowell and Gray Gaulding will  miss 15 minutes for failing inspection twice last weekend at Richmond.

The cars of Trevor Bayne, Ty Dillon and Erik Jones will miss 15 minutes for failing pre-qualifying inspection twice at Richmond.

The cars of Truex and Busch will miss 15 minutes of practice for being late to inspection before the race at Richmond.

The cars of David Ragan, Daniel Suarez, Ross Chastain and Timmy Hill will miss 15 minutes because they were late to qualifying inspection last week at Richmond.

Eleven cars will be held 15 minutes in the opening practice Friday in the Xfinity Series.

Cars penalized for being late to inspection at Richmond are those of Tyler Reddick, Joe Nemechek, Noah Gragson, Spencer Gallagher, JJ Yeley, Chad Finchum, John Hunter Nemechek, Jeremy Clements and Chase Briscoe.

Cars being penalized for failing inspection twice at Richmond are those of Ryan Truex and Kaz Grala.

Clements also will be penalized 15 minutes in the final practice session for failing inspection twice at Richmond.

Opening Xfinity practice is from 11:35 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. ET

Final Xfinity practice is from 1:35 – 2:25  p.m. ET.

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