Matt Crafton extends points lead with NASCAR Camping World Truck win at Charlotte

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Crafton outruns Kyle Busch for second Truck Series win in a rowMatt Crafton had a lot to overcome upon Saturday -- a 17th-place starting position as well as a formidable array case which cost him dearly in a early stages of Saturdays North Carolina Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competition during Charlotte Motor Speedway.But after 134 laps, Crafton was 5.748 seconds ahead of second-place Kyle Busch, winning a competition as well as fluctuating his series lead to twelve points over seventh-place finisher Timothy Peters. In fact, a two-time champion won consecutive races for a initial time in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career, going back-to-back in unbroken weeks during Dover as well as Charlotte.Even yet it took Crafton some-more than half a competition to get to a front, he sensed a quality of his ride from a dump of a green flag.I literally did, Crafton said. you was like, Wow! This thing was unimaginable from a time you dropped a green. This thing went by (turns) one as well as two -- well, a initial original start, everyone got jumbled up as well as went by (turns) one as well as two as well as afterwards 3 as well as four, as well as Im like, This thing feels unequivocally good right here.Then you fell back to a 20s (after array road issues) during which indicate as well as you started pushing back by them as well as you was like, Oh, my goodness, these boys are in trouble today.The victory was a 13th of Craftons career, though despite a wide domain of victory, his No. 88 ThorSport Racing Toyota didnt take a lead for a initial time until lap 80, when Crafton tracked down Peters as well as passed him for a tip spot. Matt Crafton left Charlotte Motor Speedway with a 12-point lead over Timothy Peters in a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series standings. Photo by LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC After starting midpack, Crafton worked his approach forward during a initial run though had vital issues upon array road, initial sliding by his array box as well as later getting blocked in his stall. The miscues forced Crafton to pass a gaggle of cars, though by lap 78 he was fourth for a restart after Christopher Bells spin off turn four, as well as two laps later, Crafton had a lead.The value grew to some-more than 8.5 seconds before a cycle of green-flag array stops for fuel embellished Craftons winning domain in a closing laps.Johnny Sauter did an extraordinary pursuit of saving fuel as well as rolled home third behind Crafton as well as Busch. Tyler Reddick as well as Matt Tifft, a latter not long ago named to a 2016-17 NASCAR Next class, were fourth as well as fifth, respectively, both upon fuel strategy.Spencer Gallagher, Peters, Bell, Daniel Hemric as well as polesitter William Byron completed a tip 10.Busch led twenty-seven laps in a early going though suffered a cessation partial failure which caused a doing of his No. eighteen Tundra to tie up. Nor did it help which Buschs team was penalized for an uncontrolled tire during a array stop upon lap 68, forcing a motorist to restart during a rear of a field upon lap 71.Once you got back in traffic, it just got super, super tight, said Busch, whose Kyle Busch Motorsports organization also owns a trucks driven by Bell, Byron as well as Daniel Suarez. Something broke, as well as after that, it was just laying upon a splitter.NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race - NC Education Lottery 200Charlotte Motor SpeedwayConcord, North CarolinaSaturday, May 21, 2016 1. (17) Matt Crafton, Toyota, 134. 2. (5) Kyle Busch(i), Toyota, 134. 3. (4) Johnny Sauter, Chevrolet, 134. 4. (6) Tyler Reddick, Ford, 134. 5. (9) Matt Tifft #, Toyota, 134. 6. (2) Spencer Gallagher, Chevrolet, 134. 7. (20) Timothy Peters, Toyota, 134. 8. (15) Christopher Bell #, Toyota, 134. 9. (8) Daniel Hemric, Ford, 134. 10. (1) William Byron #, Toyota, 134. 11. (14) Brandon Jones(i), Chevrolet, 134. 12. (21) John H. Nemechek, Chevrolet, 134. 13. (16) Cole Custer #, Chevrolet, 134. 14. (3) Ben Kennedy, Chevrolet, 134. 15. (18) Cameron Hayley, Toyota, 134. 16. (11) John Wes Townley, Chevrolet, 134. 17. (12) Ben Rhodes #, Toyota, 134. 18. (13) Parker Kligerman, Ford, 133. 19. (23) Tyler Young, Chevrolet, 133. 20. (10) Rico Abreu #, Toyota, 133. 21. (24) Austin Self, Toyota, 133. 22. (22) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 133. 23. (7) Daniel Suarez(i), Toyota, 132. 24. (25) Jordan Anderson, Chevrolet, 132. 25. (28) Tommy Joe Martins, Chevrolet, 132. 26. (19) Brandon Brown, Chevrolet, 132. 27. (26) Bobby Pierce, Chevrolet, 130. 28. (31) Jennifer Jo Cobb, Chevrolet, 128. 29. (29) Garrett Smithley(i), Chevrolet, 111. 30. (27) Travis Kvapil, Chevrolet, 106. 31. (30) Timmy Hill, Chevrolet, Suspension, 82. 32. (32) Andy Seuss, Chevrolet, Accident, 20.Average Speed of Race Winner: 141.855 mph.Time of Race:1 Hrs, twenty-five Mins, 01 Secs. Margin of Victory: 5.748 Seconds.Caution Flags: 3 for 14 laps.Lead Changes: 14 among 9 drivers.Lap Leaders: W. Byron # 1-25; T. Martins 26; R. Abreu # 27; K. Busch(i) 28-40; D. Hemric 41; K. Busch(i) 42; D. Hemric 43-56; K. Busch(i) 57-68; T. Peters 69-79; M. Crafton 80-122; D. Suarez(i) 123-124; K. Busch(i) 125; D. Suarez(i) 126-129; J. Sauter 130; M. Crafton 131-134.Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): M. Crafton 2 times for 47 laps; K. Busch(i) 4 times for twenty-seven laps; W. Byron # 1 time for twenty-five laps; D. Hemric 2 times for fifteen laps; T. Peters 1 time for eleven laps; D. Suarez(i) 2 times for 6 laps; R. Abreu # 1 time for 1 lap; J. Sauter 1 time for 1 lap; T. Martins 1 time for 1 lap.Top 10 in Points:M. Crafton - 161; T. Peters - 149; D. Hemric - 144; S. Gallagher - 139; W. Byron # - 135; R. Truex - 129; J. Nemechek - 127; T. Reddick - 125; C. Bell # - 124; J. Sauter - 120. By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service

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