The Truck Series U S Cellular 250 night race at Iowa Speedway started with Thomas Ogle capturing the pole and Michael Knoll setting the fastest lap of the race. Ken Schulz & Bobby Smith gained 15 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Jason Dockery led the most laps with 72 and Thomas Ogle went 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 5 disqualifications and 4 disconnects in a 30 truck field. The race ended with Thomas Ogle capturing his 1st win of the season with Raymond Casteel finishing 2nd, Dwayne McArthur #67 nabbing 3rd and Bobby McCormick finishing 4th.
This week the Truck Series moves to the Great Clips 200 night race at Gateway 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.
In the Truck Series points championship Raymond Casteel is 2nd, Dwayne McArthur #67 3rd, Tony Romack 4th and Ted Quincel in 5th.
The Gateway race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
June 15, 2018
Written By Michael Schrader