The Truck Series UNHO 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway started with Dan Berghoff capturing the pole and Thomas Ogle #11 Ogle Auto Sales Sponsored Toyota Tundra setting the fastest lap of the race. Don Phelps gained 20 spots for the most positions gained bonus Winning the “Hard Charger Award”. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Thomas Ogle led the most laps with 69, going on to capture the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 4 cautions with 7 lead changes and there were 3 disqualifications and 7 disconnects in a 24 truck field. The race ended with Thomas Ogle capturing his 4th win of the season with Mike Schrader finishing 2nd, Robert Vining #6 Pool Boys Texas nabbing 3rd and Josh Robinson finishing 4th.

The Truck Series Playoff Championship begins with the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. 2 drivers will be eliminated to get to the final 4 drivers that will compete for the S3-2018 Truck Series Championship.

Truck Series Playoff 8 Qualifiers
1 – Thomas Ogle, 2 – Mike Schrader, 3 – Robert Vining, 4 – Eddie Jones, 5 – Josh Robinson, 6 – Brian Glass, 7 – Dwayne McArthur, 8 – Joel Kilburn Qualified for Finals: Thomas Ogle

This week the Truck Series moves to the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park with the current points leader Thomas Ogle 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.

August 17, 2018
Written By Michael Schrader