The Truck Series Kroger 200 night race at Eldora Speedway started with Dave Hartman capturing the pole and setting the fastest lap of the race. Joel Kilburn #40 Coors Light Chevy gained 8 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Dave Hartman led the most laps with 97, going on to capture the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 9 cautions with 6 lead changes and there were no disqualifications and 2 disconnects in a 14 truck field. The race ended with Dave Hartman capturing his 1st win of the season Spanking Series Regular and Bad Ass Dirt Racer Joel Kilburn #40 who finished 2nd in his Coors Light Sponsored Chevrolet, Rob Conners nabbing 3rd and Dwayne McArthur #67 Ride TV Tundra finishing 4th.
This week the Truck Series moves to the Rhino Linings 350 race at Pocono Raceway with the current points leader Brian Glass looking to maintain the lead in the series. The question is … can he hold off the charging Old Bastards?
We shall see when the green flag drops at 9:05 pm Eastern time.
In the Truck Series points championship Dwayne McArthur is 2nd, Josh Robinson 3rd, Mike Schrader 4th and Bill Keener in 5th.
The Pocono race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
July 19, 2018
Written By Michael Schrader