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The 2019 Vankor 350 was a NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race held on March 29, 2019, at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Contested over 147 laps on the 1.5-mile (2.4 km) intermediate quad-oval, it was the fifth race of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season.

2019 Vankor 350
Race details[1][2][3][4]
Race 5 of 23 in the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season
Date March 29, 2019 (2019-03-29)
Location Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas
Course Permanent racing facility
1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Distance 147 laps, 220.5 mi (354.9 km)
Pole position
Driver ThorSport Racing
Time 28.823
Most laps led
Driver Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Motorsports
Laps 97
Winner
No. 51 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Motorsports
Television in the United States
Network FS1
Radio in the United States
Radio MRN

Entry listEdit

No. Driver Team Manufacturer
1 Bayley Currey Vizion Motorsports Toyota
02 Tyler Dippel (R) Young's Motorsports Chevrolet
2 Sheldon Creed (R) GMS Racing Chevrolet
3 Jordan Anderson Jordan Anderson Racing Chevrolet
04 Cory Roper Roper Racing Ford
4 Todd Gilliland Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota
6 Norm Benning Norm Benning Racing Chevrolet
7 Korbin Forrister All Out Motorsports Toyota
8 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet
9 Codie Rohrbaugh Grant County Mulch Racing Chevrolet
10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Jennifer Jo Cobb Racing Chevrolet
12 Gus Dean (R) Young's Motorsports Chevrolet
13 Johnny Sauter ThorSport Racing Ford
16 Austin Hill Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota
17 Tyler Ankrum (R) DGR-Crosley Toyota
18 Harrison Burton (R) Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota
20 Spencer Boyd (R) Young's Motorsports Chevrolet
22 Darrell Wallace Jr. (i) AM Racing Chevrolet
24 Brett Moffitt GMS Racing Chevrolet
30 Brennan Poole (R) On Point Motorsports Toyota
33 Josh Reaume Reaume Brothers Racing Chevrolet
34 Jesse Iwuji Reaume Brothers Racing Chevrolet
42 Garrett Smithley (i) Chad Finley Racing Chevrolet
44 Angela Ruch Niece Motorsports Chevrolet
45 Ross Chastain (i) Niece Motorsports Chevrolet
49 Ray Ciccarelli CMI Motorsports Chevrolet
51 Kyle Busch (i) Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota
52 Stewart Friesen Halmar Friesen Racing Chevrolet
54 Anthony Alfredo DGR-Crosley Toyota
87 Timmy Hill (i) NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet
88 Matt Crafton ThorSport Racing Ford
97 Jesse Little JJL Motorsports Ford
98 Grant Enfinger ThorSport Racing Ford
99 Ben Rhodes ThorSport Racing Ford

PracticeEdit

First practiceEdit

Johnny Sauter was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 29.098 seconds and a speed of 185.580 mph (298.662 km/h).[5]

Pos No. Driver Team Manufacturer Time Speed
1 13 Johnny Sauter ThorSport Racing Ford 29.098 185.580
2 98 Grant Enfinger ThorSport Racing Ford 29.130 185.376
3 99 Ben Rhodes ThorSport Racing Ford 29.270 184.489

Final practiceEdit

Austin Hill was the fastest in the final practice session with a time of 29.061 seconds and a speed of 185.816 mph (299.042 km/h).[6]

Pos No. Driver Team Manufacturer Time Speed
1 16 Austin Hill Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota 29.061 185.816
2 24 Brett Moffitt GMS Racing Chevrolet 29.067 185.778
3 30 Brennan Poole (R) On Point Motorsports Toyota 29.118 185.452

QualifyingEdit

Grant Enfinger scored the pole for the race with a time of 28.823 seconds and a speed of 187.350 mph (301.511 km/h).[7]

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos No Driver Team Manufacturer R1 R2
1 98 Grant Enfinger ThorSport Racing Ford 28.949 28.823
2 24 Brett Moffitt GMS Racing Chevrolet 28.840 28.855
3 2 Sheldon Creed (R) GMS Racing Chevrolet 29.021 28.892
4 51 Kyle Busch (i) Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 29.057 28.902
5 16 Austin Hill Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota 28.873 28.925
6 17 Tyler Ankrum (R) DGR-Crosley Toyota 29.027 28.941
7 13 Johnny Sauter ThorSport Racing Ford 28.897 28.948
8 99 Ben Rhodes ThorSport Racing Ford 29.101 28.969
9 52 Stewart Friesen Halmar Friesen Racing Chevrolet 28.985 28.990
10 18 Harrison Burton (R) Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 29.040 29.086
11 45 Ross Chastain (i) Niece Motorsports Chevrolet 29.055 29.111
12 88 Matt Crafton ThorSport Racing Ford 29.116 29.208
13 30 Brennan Poole (R) On Point Motorsports Toyota 29.123
14 54 Anthony Alfredo DGR-Crosley Toyota 29.135
15 22 Darrell Wallace Jr. (i) AM Racing Chevrolet 29.162
16 4 Todd Gilliland Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 29.175
17 8 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 29.283
18 3 Jordan Anderson Jordan Anderson Racing Chevrolet 29.320
19 9 Codie Rohrbaugh Grant County Mulch Racing Chevrolet 29.571
20 97 Jesse Little JJL Motorsports Ford 29.615
21 20 Spencer Boyd (R) Young's Motorsports Chevrolet 29.720
22 87 Timmy Hill (i) NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 29.830
23 7 Korbin Forrister All Out Motorsports Toyota 29.835
24 02 Tyler Dippel (R) Young's Motorsports Chevrolet 29.894
25 42 Garrett Smithley (i) Chad Finley Racing Chevrolet 29.953
26 12 Gus Dean (R) Young's Motorsports Chevrolet 30.025
27 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Jennifer Jo Cobb Racing Chevrolet 30.413
28 49 Ray Ciccarelli CMI Motorsports Chevrolet 30.490
29 04 Cory Roper Roper Racing Ford 30.602
30 34 Jesse Iwuji Reaume Brothers Racing Chevrolet 31.001
31 44 Angela Ruch Niece Motorsports Chevrolet 31.967
32 33 Josh Reaume Reaume Brothers Racing Chevrolet 40.708
Did not qualify
33 6 Norm Benning Norm Benning Racing Chevrolet 32.013
Withdrew
34 1 Bayley Currey Vizion Motorsports Toyota
  • Bayley Currey's truck caught fire during the first practice and the team withdrew before qualifying.

RaceEdit

Stage ResultsEdit

Stage One Laps: 35

Pos No Driver Team Manufacturer Points
1 98 Grant Enfinger ThorSport Racing Ford 10
2 99 Ben Rhodes ThorSport Racing Ford 9
3 52 Stewart Friesen Halmar Friesen Racing Chevrolet 8
4 2 Sheldon Creed (R) GMS Racing Chevrolet 7
5 16 Austin Hill Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota 6
6 24 Brett Moffitt GMS Racing Chevrolet 5
7 17 Tyler Ankrum (R) DGR-Crosley Toyota 4
8 51 Kyle Busch (i) Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 0
9 13 Johnny Sauter ThorSport Racing Ford 2
10 3 Jordan Anderson Jordan Anderson Racing Chevrolet 1

Stage Two Laps: 35

Pos No Driver Team Manufacturer Points
1 51 Kyle Busch (i) Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 0
2 88 Matt Crafton ThorSport Racing Ford 9
3 99 Ben Rhodes ThorSport Racing Ford 8
4 45 Ross Chastain (i) Niece Motorsports Chevrolet 0
5 52 Stewart Friesen Halmar Friesen Racing Chevrolet 6
6 24 Brett Moffitt GMS Racing Chevrolet 5
7 98 Grant Enfinger ThorSport Racing Ford 4
8 22 Darrell Wallace Jr. (i) AM Racing Chevrolet 0
9 30 Brennan Poole (R) On Point Motorsports Toyota 2
10 17 Tyler Ankrum (R) DGR-Crosley Toyota 1

Final Stage ResultsEdit

Stage Three Laps: 77

Pos Grid No Driver Team Manufacturer Laps Points
1 4 51 Kyle Busch (i) Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 147 0
2 9 52 Stewart Friesen Halmar Friesen Racing Chevrolet 147 49
3 7 13 Johnny Sauter ThorSport Racing Ford 147 36
4 1 98 Grant Enfinger ThorSport Racing Ford 147 47
5 12 88 Matt Crafton ThorSport Racing Ford 147 41
6 6 17 Tyler Ankrum (R) DGR-Crosley Toyota 147 36
7 11 45 Ross Chastain (i) Niece Motorsports Chevrolet 147 0
8 24 02 Tyler Dippel (R) Young's Motorsports Chevrolet 147 29
9 13 30 Brennan Poole (R) On Point Motorsports Toyota 147 30
10 8 99 Ben Rhodes ThorSport Racing Ford 147 44
11 21 20 Spencer Boyd (R) Young's Motorsports Chevrolet 147 26
12 29 04 Cory Roper Roper Racing Ford 147 25
13 20 97 Jesse Little JJL Motorsports Ford 147 24
14 16 4 Todd Gilliland Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 147 23
15 25 42 Garrett Smithley (i) Chad Finley Racing Chevrolet 147 0
16 28 49 Ray Ciccarelli CMI Motorsports Chevrolet 146 21
17 30 34 Jesse Iwuji Reaume Brothers Racing Chevrolet 146 20
18 27 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Jennifer Jo Cobb Racing Chevrolet 145 19
19 2 24 Brett Moffitt GMS Racing Chevrolet 143 28
20 15 22 Darrell Wallace Jr. (i) AM Racing Chevrolet 141 0
21 18 3 Jordan Anderson Jordan Anderson Racing Chevrolet 140 17
22 3 2 Sheldon Creed (R) GMS Racing Chevrolet 133 22
23 19 9 Codie Rohrbaugh Grant County Mulch Racing Chevrolet 116 14
24 23 7 Korbin Forrister All Out Motorsports Toyota 101 13
25 17 8 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 89 12
26 22 87 Timmy Hill (i) NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 75 0
27 5 16 Austin Hill Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota 75 16
28 14 54 Anthony Alfredo (R) DGR-Crosley Toyota 48 9
29 26 12 Gus Dean (R) Young's Motorsports Chevrolet 28 8
30 31 44 Angela Ruch Niece Motorsports Chevrolet 18 7
31 10 18 Harrison Burton (R) Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 12 6
32 32 33 Josh Reaume Reaume Brothers Racing Chevrolet 0 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Series Schedule". Official Site Of NASCAR. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  2. ^ Fraley, Gerry (March 24, 2019). "5 things to watch this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway: A Kyle Busch triple? How will local driver Chris Buescher fare?". Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  3. ^ Ballantoni, Anthony (March 24, 2019). "Wrap-up: Martinsville Speedway". Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  4. ^ Cheek, Adam (March 26, 2019). "Entry List: Vankor 350". Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  5. ^ Lunkenheimer, Beth (March 28, 2019). "Johnny Sauter, Austin Hill Lead Truck Series Practices at Texas Motor Speedway". Retrieved March 29, 2019.
  6. ^ McFadin, Daniel (March 28, 2019). "Truck Series practice report from Texas Motor Speedway". Retrieved March 29, 2019.
  7. ^ Lunkenheimer, Beth (March 29, 2019). "Grant Enfinger Snags Texas Truck Series Pole". Retrieved March 29, 2019.


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