[media-credit name=”Brad Keppel” align=”alignright” width=”225″][/media-credit]With 46 laps to go, Kahne passed Matt Crafton for the lead and didn’t look back as he led the field off pit road with 26 laps to go after a caution for debris.
Green flag as Nelson Piquet Jr. gets a solid start
Lap 3 Nelson Piquet Jr. leads Jason Leftler, Paulie Harraka, Parker Kligerman, Timothy Peters, Matt Crafton, Todd Bodine
Caution Lap 5 Points Leader John King gets into the inside wall. Got loose off of turn two and gets into the inside wall.
Restart Lap 9 as Nelson Piquet Jr. gets a good restart and pulls ahead
Lap 10 Ross Chastain bounced off the wall in turn two
Lap 11 Piquet Jr. leads Leftler, Crafton, Kligerman, Bodine, Harraka, Peters, Ty Dillon, Johnny Sauter, James Buescher
Lap 15 Sauter passes Dillon for eighth
Lap 16 Buescher passes Dillon for ninth
Lap 19 Peters, Sauter and Buescher pass Haraka
Lap 19 Crafton passes Leftler for second as Leftler heads down pit road with motor problems
Lap 21 Piquet Jr. leads Crafton, Kligerman, Bodine, Peters, Sauter, Buescher, Dillon, Justin Lofton and Harraka
Lap 29 Piquet Jr. leads Crafton, Kligerman, Peters, Sauter, Buescher, Bodine, Dillon, Lofton and Joey Coulter
Lap 31 Kasey Kahne passes Coulter for 10th after starting in the rear
Lap 36 Dillon, Lofton and Kahne pass Bodine for position
Lap 39 Coulter passes Bodine for 10th
Lap 47 Piquet Jr. leads Crafton, Kligerman, Peters, Buescher, Sauter, Kahne, Dillon, Lofton and Coulter
Lap 50 Piquet Jr. puts Cale Gale a lap down. Only the top 13 are on the lead lap
Lap 52 Lofton passes Dillon for eighth
Lap 54 Dillon passes Lofton back for eighth
Lap 55 Coulter passes Lofton for ninth
Lap 58 Piquet Jr. has a half a lap lead on second place Crafton
Lap 60 Caution for debris……Piquet Jr. leads Peters, Kligerman, Crafton, Buescher, Kahne, and Sauter off pit road……Jeb Burton got the lucky dog….
Restart Lap 66 as Piquet Jr. gets another strong start
Lap 68 Crafton takes the lead from Piquet Jr as they lead Peters, Kahne, Dillon, Sauter, Buescher, Kligerman, Lofton and Coulter.
Lap 70 Problems for Todd Bodine as he hit the wall off of turn two
Lap 71 Bodine brings the truck down pit road. No caution
Lap 73 Crafton leads Piquet Jr., Kahne, Peters, Sauter, Buescher, Dillon, Kligerman, Lofton and Coulter
Lap 87 Piquet Jr. now leads Crafton, Kahne, Peters, Sauter, Buescher, Dillon, Kligerman, Lofton, Coulter
Lap 94 Peters passes Kahne for third
Lap 95 Sauter passes Kahne for fourth
Lap 100 Coulter passes Lofton for ninth
HALFWAY as only 11 trucks are on the lead lap as Piquet Jr. leads Crafton, Peters, Sauter, Kahne, Buescher, Dillon, Kligerman, Coulter, Lofton and Jeb Burton
Lap 108 Kligerman passes Dillon for seventh
Lap 109 Crafton and Piquet Jr. battle side-by-side for the lead
Lap 110 Piquet Jr. holds Crafton off
Lap 111 Buescher passes Kahne for fifth
Lap 112 Piquet Jr. leads Crafton, Peters, Sauter, Buescher, Kahne, Kligerman, Dillon, Coulter, Lofton and Burton
Lap 113 Kahne, Kligerman and Dillon pass Buescher as Burton passes Lofton
Lap 116 Ron Hornaday runs in the lucky dog spot.
Lap 117 Jason White hits pit road
Lap 118 Piquet Jr. leads Crafton, Peters, Sauter, Kahne, Kligerman, Dillon, Busecher, Coulter, Burton, Lofton and Hornaday
Lap 121 David Reuitmann brings out the caution as he goes for a spin, collecting Bryan Silas…..Pit stops…..Peters leads Crafton, Sauter, Kahne, Piquet Jr., Dillon, Buescher and Kligermann off pit road. Sauter had to come back down pit road as they did not get it full of fuel. He’ll restart 11th. Ron Hornaday gets the lucky dog to make it 12 trucks on the lead lap.
Restart Lap 131 as Crafton gets a good restart and takes the lead from Peters
Lap 133 Crafton leads Peters, Kahne, Dillon, Buescher, Piquet Jr., Kligerman, Coulter, Lofton, Burton, Sauter and Hornaday. Starr runs in the lucky dog position.
Lap 136 Piquet Jr. passes Buescher for fifth
Lap 139 Lofton passes Coulter while Sauter passes Burton
Lap 140 Buescher passes Piquet Jr. back while Kahne passes Peters
Lap 141 Crafton leads Kahne, Peters, Dillon, Buescher, Piquet Jr., Kligerman, Lofton, Coulter, Sauter, Burton and Hornaday. Starr still runs in the lucky dog position.
Lap 142 Sauter passes Coulter for ninth
Lap 143 Sauter passes Coulter for eighth; Piquet Jr. passes Buescher for fifth
Lap 144 Coulter passes Lofton for ninth
Lap 146 Piquet Jr. passes Dillon for fourth
Lap 148 Buescher passes Dillon for fifth; Sauter passes Kligermann for seventh
Lap 150 Crafton leads Kahne, Peters, Piquet Jr., Buescher, Dillon, Sauter, Kligerman, Coulter, Lofton, Burton and Hornaday. Starr still runs in the lucky dog position.
46 to go Kasey Kahne passes Matt Crafton for the lead
40 to go Kahne leads Crafton, Piquet Jr., Peters, Buescher, Dillon, Sauter, Kligerman, Coulter, Burton, Lofton, Hornaday. Starr still runs in the lucky dog position
35 to go Piquet Jr. passes Crafton for second
33 to go Kahne leads Piquet Jr., Crafton, Buescher and Peters
Caution 26 laps to go for debris. David Starr gets the lucky dog to put 13 trucks on the lead lap…..Pit stops…….Kahne leads Piquet Jr., Buescher, Peters, Crafton, Dillon, Sauter, Coulter, Kligerman and Burton off pit road. Piquet Jr. too fast exiting pit road so will need to go to the tail end of the longest line.
Restart 20 to go as Kahne keeps the lead from Buescher
14 to go Kahne leads Buescher, Crafton, Sauter, Peters, Coulter, Kligerman, Dillon, Lofton, Burton, Hornaday, Piquet Jr., Starr. Daykota Armstrong is in position for the lucky dog.
12 to go Dillon passes Kligerman for seventh
10 to go Piquet Jr. passes Hornaday 11th
9 to go Piquet Jr. passes Burton for 10th
8 to go Piquet Jr. passes Lofton for ninth
7 to go Piquet Jr. passes Kligerman for eighth
Kasey Kahne wins over Buescher, Crafton, Saute, Peters, Coulter, Piquet Jr., Dillon, Kligerman, Lofton, Burton.
|Unofficial Race Results|
|Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200, Rockingham Speedway|
|7||1||30||Nelson Piquet Jr.||Chevrolet||39|
|8||12||3||Ty Dillon *||Chevrolet||36|
|11||27||27||Jeb Burton *||Chevrolet||33|
|14||11||98||Dakoda Armstrong *||Toyota||30|
|16||29||2||Tim George Jr.||Chevrolet||28|
|17||13||33||Cale Gale *||Chevrolet||27|
|18||15||24||Max Gresham *||Chevrolet||26|
|20||20||9||John Wes Townley *||Toyota||24|
|25||14||8||Ross Chastain *||Toyota||19|
|26||2||5||Paulie Harraka *||Ford||18|
|32||31||99||Bryan Silas *||Ford||12|
|33||25||7||John King *||Toyota||11|