The Truck Great Clips 200 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway started with and Tim Matthews Driver of the #54 UK Sponsored Toyota capturing the pole and Steven Thomson racing the #67 Ride TV Racing Toyota setting the fastest lap of the race. Cole Day gained 23 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 69 going on to capture the win. This week the drivers showed good communication, which resulted in no cautions with 9 lead changes and there were no disqualifications and 8 disconnects in a 34 truck field. The race ended with Tim Matthews capturing his 2nd win of the season with Mike Schrader finishing 2nd, Bob Wells nabbing 3rd and Bruce Steven Thomson finishing 4th.
This week the Truck Series heads to the Boyd Gaming 300 race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where the remaining 4 divers will battle it out to be crowned the Truck Series Playoff Champion.
The Las Vegas race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.