Lap by Lap: Ford EcoBoost 200 won by Kyle Busch

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Kyle Busch would hold off Brendan Guaghan on the three different Green-White-Checkereds to win the Ford EcoBoost 200 and the owner’s championship for Kyle Busch Motorsports.

Meanwhile, Matt Crafton would start the race and clinch his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship.

 

Lap 1 Blaney pulls ahead going into turn one

Lap 3 Blaney leads Sauter Ty Dillon Austin Dillon Piquet Crafton KyBusch Buescher Gale Paludo

Lap 5 Crafton by Piquet; Burton, Townley and Hornaday by Paludo

Caution for debris

Restart lap 9 Sauter grabs the lead off of turn two. Blaney and Austin Dillon side-by-side for second.

Lap 10 Sauter leads ADillon Blaney Crafton TDillon Busch Piquet Buescher Gale and Hornaday….Blaney grabs second off of turn four

Lap 11 Crafton passes Austin Dillon for third. Blaney takes the lead back from Sauter in turns three and four while Ty Dillon grabs fourth from Austin.

Lap 12 Buescher by Piquet followed by Burton and Gale

Lap 14 Blaney leads Sauter Crafton TDillon ADillon KyBusch Burton Buescher Piquet Hornaday

Lap 16 Piquet by Buescher for eighth

Lap 17 Ty Dillon by Crafton for third

Lap 18 Hornaday passes Buescher for ninth

Lap 19 Blaney leads Sauter TDillon Crafton KyBusch ADillon Burton Hornaday Piquet Gaughan

Lap 27 Blaney leads Sauter TDillon Busch Crafton ADillon Burton Gaughan Buescher Hornaday

Lap 29 Ty Dillon and Sauter side-by-side for second. Dillon grabs the spot heading into turn one as Busch takes third from Sauter off of turn two.

Lap 30 Burton by Austin Dillon for sixth

Lap 32 Gaughan passes Austin Dillon for seventh

Caution lap 41 Joey Coulter goes for a spin. Leaders head down pit road. Blaney leads Ty Dillon, Sauter off pit road.

Restart lap 46 Blaney pulls ahead of the field with Ty Dillon and Crafton in toe

Lap 49 Blaney Crafton TDillon Sauter Busch Burton Buescher ADillon Hornaday Gaughan

Lap 50 Blaney and Crafton are side-by-side for the lead. Crafton takes the lead in turns three and four.

Lap 54 Blaney and Crafton are side-by-side for the lead again

Lap 55 Crafton pulls ahead off of turn two

Lap 62 Crafton and Blaney are side-by-side for the lead

Lap 63 Darrell Wallace Jr. gets into the outside wall in turns two and three. Heavy right side damage. Wallace made contact with Austin Dillon a couple laps earlier, causing slow leak in the tire.

Caution lap 64 for debris as Blaney holds the advantage over Crafton. Leaders head down pit road. Ky Busch leads Blaney Crafton Burton off pit road.

Restart 65 to go Blaney and Busch side-by-side for the lead. Busch with the lead down the backstretch as Blaney and Crafton side-by-side for second

64 to go Crafton runs second while Blaney and Hornaday run side-by-side for third

63 to go Honaday clears Blaney for third and goes inside Crafton for second.

62 to go Three-wide with Blaney, Crafton and Hornaday for second. Blaney back to second ahead of Crafton and Hornaday

60 to go Three-wide for the lead between Busch, Blaney and Crafton. Four-wide as Hornaday joins the battle off of turn two. Busch pulls ahead of Blaney, Crafton and Hornaday

57 to go Blaney and Busch side-by-side for the lead

56 to go Blaney pulls ahead of Busch off of turn two with the lead. Crafton looks underneath Busch for second, but is unable to do it.

55 to go Hornaday goes underneath Crafton for third but Crafton holds on to third off of turn two ahead of Hornaday and Burton

53 to go Burton grabs fourth from Hornaday

52 to go Blaney leads Busch Crafton Burton Hornaday

44 to go Blaney leads Busch while Burton grabs third from Crafton

43 to go Blaney leads Busch Burton Crafton Gaughan Hornaday

Caution 41 to go Blaney gets into the wall to bring the caution out as Busch grabs the lead from him. Leaders head down pit road. Chastain takes the lead ahead of Busch Burton. Chastian takes the lead.

Restart 36 to go Busch pulls ahead as Chastain and Hornaday are side-by-side for second

Caution 31 to go Spencer Gallagher into the wall, Piquet also involved. Gallagher got loose and collected Piquet.

Restart 25 to go Chastain spins his tires as Busch pulls ahead followed by Gaughan Hornaday ADillon Burton and Chastain

24 to go Busch leads as Gaughan and ADillon run side-by-side for second

23 to go Austin Dillon grabs second from Gaughan behind Busch. Dillon inside of Busch off of turn four for the lead

22 to go Austin Dillon grabs the lead off of turn two ahead of Busch while Burton and Gaughan side-by-side for third

21 to go Burton by Gaughan for third. Austin Dillon leads Busch Burton Gaughan Sauter Quiroga Hornaday Chastain Townley Dillon. Ty Dillon by Townley for ninth as Gresham gets into the wall.

20 to go Busch and ADillon side-by-side for the lead. Busch take the lead off of turn four ahead of Austin Dillon Burton and Gaughan

19 to go Dillon goes underneath Busch down the frontstretch for the lead. Dillon takes the lead off of turn two ahead of Busch Burton and Gaughan. Burton and Gaughan side-by-side for third. Burton able to keep the spot ahead of Gaughan

18 to go Busch and Dillon side-by-side for the lead. Busch takes the lead in turn three ahead of Dillon while Burton and Gaughan side-by-side for third. Burton keeps Gaughan behind him

17 to go Dillon underneath Busch for the lead. Busch keeps Dillon behind him

16 to go Burton by Dillon as Dillon gets very very close to the outside wall. Burton underneath Busch for the lead

15 to go Busch leads Burton ADillon Gaughan

13 to go Busch leads Burton ADillon Gaughan Quiroga TDillon Sauter Hornaday Blaney Townley

11 to go Gaughan by ADillon for third. Quiroga grabs fourth ahead of ADillon

7 to go Burton gets into the wall and falls back into the clutches of Gaughan.

6 to go Gaughan passes Burton for second

5 to go Burton gets into the wall once again as Quiroga and both Dillons slip by Burton. Caution for debris.

Restart 2 to go Busch leads ahead of Gaughan and Qurioga. Gaughan ahead of Quiroga. Wreck down the backstretch as Coulter and Crafton come together in the wreck. Newberry also involved.

Restart second attempt at a GWC. Busch leads ahead of Gaughan as…….Caution.  Sauter goes for a spin after getting loose while underneath Dillon. Ty Dillon has to give up his spot as he has a flat right rear tire.

Restart Busch leads as Gaughan and Blaney battle for second. Couple trucks get into the wall off turn four.

Final lap

Kyle Busch wins. Blaney Burton Gaughan Hornaday Towley Quiroga Chastain Peters Gale.

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