The Keener Farms Truck Series Menard’s 250 race at Michigan Int’l Speedway started with Tim Matthews capturing the pole and setting the fastest lap of the race. Bobby McCormick gained 29 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Tim Matthews led the most laps with 64, going on to capture the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 3 cautions with 6 lead changes and there were no disqualifications and 6 disconnects in a 42 truck field. The race ended with Tim Matthews capturing his 1st win of the season with Vernon Margheim finishing 2nd, Dwayne McArthur nabbing 3rd and Mike Schrader finishing 4th.
This week the Keener Farms Truck Series moves to the Hisense 300 race at Charlotte Motor Speedway with the current points leader Vernon Margheim 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 Chris Monroe is 2nd, Mike May 3rd, Don Phelps 4th and Dwayne McArthur in 5th.
The Charlotte race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
September 20, 2018
Written By Michael Schrader