The Ol’ Bastards Truck Series Sparks Energy 300 race at Talladega SuperSpeedway started with Brian Glass capturing the pole and Chris Monroe setting the fastest lap of the race. David Desjardins gained 17 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Ken Huff led the most laps with 25, with Chris Monroe going on to capture the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in no cautions with 10 lead changes and there was 1 disqualification and 5 disconnects in a 25 truck field. The race ended with Chris Monroe capturing his 1st win of the season with Ken Huff finishing 2nd, Joel Kilburn nabbing 3rd and Brian Glass finishing 4th.
This week the Truck Series moves to the AAA 400 race at Dover Int’l Speedway with the current points leader Josh Robinson looking to maintain the lead in the series. The question is … can he hold off the charging Ol’ Bastards?
We shall see when the green flag drops at 9:05 pm Eastern time.
In the Truck Series points championship Joey Geiser is 2nd, Thomas Ogle 3rd, Mike Schrader 4th and Bruce Pearson in 5th.
The Dover race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
April 26, 2018
Written By Michael Schrader