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Tracking the Trucks: EnjoyIllinois.com 225

Tracking the Trucks: EnjoyIllinois.com 225

*In a Nutshell:* Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.186 seconds ahead of Todd Bodine to win the EnjoyIllinois.com 225 Friday night at Chicagoland Speedway. A blown engine for Timothy Peters with just three laps remaining set up a green-white-checkered finish in which Busch had no trouble pulling out front, scoring his second straight victory and fourth overall in 2010. Ron Hornaday, Jr., Johnny Sauter and Justin Lofton rounded out the top 5. *Who Should Have Won: Kyle Busch.* Once again, Kyle Busch had the strongest truck on the track Friday night. It took him just 12 laps to take the lead for the first time after starting fourth. Despite dropping to fifth during his second pit stop after trouble getting their first can of fuel in, Busch once again took the lead on lap 98. Despite a hard charge from Todd Bodine after that, Busch managed to hold onto the lead and, ultimately, the win. The driver of the No. 18 Toyota led three times for 121 of 154 laps. Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: Too Tough to Tame 200

Tracking the Trucks: Too Tough to Tame 200

*In a Nutshell:* Todd Bodine took the checkered flag 0.531 seconds ahead of Timothy Peters to win the Too Tough to Tame 200 Saturday night at Darlington Raceway. Bodine made his final pit stop on lap 77 and managed to come out on top of a fuel gamble thanks to several laps run under caution on the way to the checkers. Ron Hornaday, Jr., Johnny Sauter and Austin Dillon rounded out the top 5. *Who Should Have Won:* Todd Bodine. Again Timothy Peters dominated the early stages of Saturday night's race, leading the first 47 laps before giving that lead up on pit road. Ultimately it was Todd Bodine's fast truck that worked steadily through the field all night until he finally found himself out front when Austin Dillon pitted for fuel under the night's seventh caution. Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: Nashville 200

Tracking the Trucks: Nashville 200

*In a Nutshell:* Point leader Todd Bodine took the checkered flag 4.164 seconds ahead of Austin Dillon to win the Nashville 200 Saturday night at Nashville Superspeedway. Bodine overcame an early flat tire and led 91 of 150 laps to score his second win of the season. Aric Almirola, Timothy Peters, and Johnny Sauter rounded out the top 5. *Who Should Have Won: Todd Bodine.* Bodine started his No. 30 Germain.com Toyota on the pole, but faded quickly within the first 20 laps. A timely caution flew that ultimately saved his day, allowing service for what turned out to be a flat right-rear tire. By virtue of being on a different pit schedule after that, Bodine took the lead again around lap 65 when the rest of the field completed a round of green-flag stops. Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: Pocono Mountains 125

Tracking the Trucks: Pocono Mountains 125

*In a Nutshell:* Elliott Sadler took the checkered flag 0.445 seconds ahead of Kasey Kahne to win the inaugural Pocono Mountains 125 Saturday afternoon at Pocono Speedway. Sadler held off a charge from Kahne and Matt Crafton during a second green-white-checkered attempt to score his first career victory. Aric Almirola and Justin Lofton rounded out the top 5. *Who Should Have Won:* Elliott Sadler. Sadler dominated both practice sessions and showed he had a strong truck when he took the pole with a speed two-tenths of a second faster than second-place starter Kasey Kahne. He easily led the first 20 laps of the race before fading late in a green flag run. He assumed the lead for the final time on the first of two green-white-checkered attempts and never looked back, scoring an emotional win. Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: AAA Insurance 200 presented by J.D. Byrider

Tracking the Trucks: AAA Insurance 200 presented by J.D. Byrider

*In a Nutshell:* After nearly a year of waiting, Ron Hornaday, Jr. returned to victory lane Friday night at O'Reilly Raceway Park. He took the lead for the final time with 48 laps remaining and held on to beat Kyle Busch to the checkered flag by 2.095 seconds. Matt Crafton, his teammate Johnny Sauter and James Buescher rounded out the top 5. *Who Should Have Won:* *Ron Hornaday, Jr.* Though Timothy Peters started out as the strong truck, leading the first 62 laps, but Peters' truck faded just as Hornaday's started coming to him. Read More »

Kroger 200 Benefitting Riley Hospital for Children Qualifying Qualifying for the Kroger 200 Benefitting Riley Hospital for Children went off ... Read More »