Jones dodges wrecks to win 1st career Truck race at Pocono
Its the first time three NASCAR National Series races will be raced on the same day at the same track. It will be the fifth time three National Series races will run on the same day, but those were at different tracks. The Truck race was rained out Saturday forcing the move to early Sunday. The Truck race never got any momentum and dragged from start to finish because of nine caution flags and two red flags on a sloppy day of racing at Pocono. He had 13 top-five finishes in the Truck Series just never the checkered.
NASCAR looks to steer clear of protests over George Floyd
At the end of the day, theres a lot to talk about. When you sit down and listen, you realize theres a lot of injustices taking place across a broad spectrum. "But it's still an emotional and special moment to go back to tracks for what could be the final time." Johnson acknowledged that taking a stand against racism and police brutality could spark a backlash from some NASCAR fans. Im still trying to find that voice, but Im being pulled this way more than I have other times.
Crafton grabs Truck Series championship in winless season
Stewart Friesen leads the pack to start a NASCAR Truck Series auto race on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla. Friesen is one of four drivers racing for the series championship. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)HOMESTEAD, FL Matt Crafton won a championship without winning a race, an unprecedented feat under NASCARs new title-deciding playoff systems. Crafton finished second in Friday nights Truck Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway good enough for his third series title in the winner-take-all format. The champion needed only to finish highest of the foursome of Crafton, reigning series champion Bret Moffitt, Stewart Friesen and Ross Chastain to win the title. Austin Hill won the race driving for Hattori Racing Enterprises, the team Moffitt won the title with last season.