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June 2022 (NASCAR Truck Series)

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NASCAR starting standings set after heat racing at Knoxville Raceway

Tonight, the NASCAR Truck Series will race at the Knoxville Raceway dirt track. Four heat races are on deck, to set the starting lineup for the show.

Check out Knoxville’s starting lineup below.

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Format: Playoff line-ups have been established by random draw. Pass points are also up for grabs. For every position gained from their starting position, they will earn an additional point. The highest point earned in the four races will start on pole position for the 150-lap main event.

After the heats, the officials will work on the track and get it ready for tonight’s main event.

With the heat races complete, Derek Kraus will start from pole position. Carson Hocevar completes the front row.

heat 1
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Laps: 15

The first heat race of the night is on deck. Zane Smith and John Hunter Nemechek established the front row.

Green, they run side by side in turn one. Nemechek makes his way around the outside of turn two.

10 to go, many trucks have a grill opening that completely covers them. The track is sticky for the first heat of the night.

9 to go, Derek Kraus has stuck to the inside lane. He has moved up from 8 to 3 and is on Zane Smith’s bumper for second.

8 to go, Smith slides Smith for second. Smith crosses under him but can’t retake the spot, Kraus to second.

John Hunter Nemechek wins heat one by 5 seconds!

Series 1 results (points): 1. John Hunter Nemechek (11); 2. Derek Kraus (15); 3. Zane Smith (8); 4. Tyler Ankrum (9); 5. Brett Moffitt (6); 6. Joey Gase (5); 7. Thad Moffitt (4); 8. Devon Rouse (3); 9. Brayton Laster (3); 10. Norm Benning (1);


heat 2
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Laps: 15

Chandler Smith and Jessica Friesen set up the front row for the second heat of the night.

Green flag, Chandler Smith is clear in turn two. Friesen ranks 2nd.

12 to go, Hocevar is in charge. He takes second place in the outside lane!

9 to go, Hocevar is on the bumper of Chandler Smith for the lead. Chandler Smith closes the gate on turn two.

With 7 to go, Hocevar dives inland on turn three. Cut the berm. Hocevar completes the pass at turn one.

6 to go, Chandler Smith pushes him deep into turn three! Hocevar slams the door shut and they make contact. Hocevar almost turns but saves it and keeps the lead.

Carson Hocevar drives through the field to win series two at Knoxville Raceway!

Series 2 Results (Points): 1. Carson Hocevar (14); 2. Chandler Smith (9); 3. Grant Enfinger (9); 4.Jessica Friesen (7); 5. Dean Thompson (7); 6. Matt Crafton (6); 7. Christian Eckes (6); 8. Bryson Mitchell (5); 9. Braden Mitchell (2); 10. Jack Wood (1);


heat 3
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Laps: 15

Kris Wright and Hailie Deegan set up the front row for series three.

Green flag, Deegan pushes her deep into turn one on the outside. She is free at turn two and falls to the inside at turn three.

Tyler Carpenter quickly moves to second. He makes his NASCAR debut.

9 to go, Buddy Kofoid all over Carpenter’s bumper for 2nd.

4 to go, Kofoid works inside Carpenter for the 2nd. He opens the door for her and takes her place.

Hailie Deegan wins series three at Knoxville Raceway!

Series 3 Results (Points): 1. Hailie Deegan (11); 2. Buddy Kofoid (12); 3. Ben Rhodes (12); 4. Tyler Carpenter (9); 5. Matt Di Benedetto (9); 6. Kris Wright (5); 7. Chase Purdy (4); 8. Dylan Westbrook (3); 9.Spencer Boyd (1);


heat 4
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Laps: 15

Todd Gilliland and Tanner Gray established the front row.

Green, Gilliland slides him into turn one.

13 to go, Colby Howard gets into the rear bumper of Tanner Gray in the battle for 3rd. Gray takes the place.

10 to go, Todd Gilliland leads Ty Majeski by 1 second.

Todd Gilliland goes off to win the last heat race of the night.

Heat 4 Results (Points) : 1. Todd Gilliland (10); 2. Ty Majeski (11); 3. Steward Friesen (12); 4.Tanner Gray (7); 5. Colby Howard (6); 6. Kaz Grala (7); 7. Timmy’s Hill (4); 8. Blaine Perkins (3); 9. Alan Lawless (2);


Knoxville Race Track
starting lineup
NASCAR Truck Series
June 18, 2022

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1. Derek Kraus (15)

2. Carson Hocevar (14)

3. Ben Rhodes (12)

4. Stewart Friesen (12)

5. Kofoid Friend (12)

6. John Hunter Nemechek (11)

7. Ty Majeski (11)

8. Hailie Deegan (11)

9. Todd Gilliland (10)

10. Chandler Smith (9)

11. Grant Enfinger (9)

12. Matt Di Benedetto (9)

13.Tyler Ankrum (9)

14. Tyler Carpenter (9)

15.Zane Smith (8)

16. Tanner Gray (7)

17. Kaz Grala (7)

18. Dean Thompson (7)

19. Jessica Friesen (7)

20. Christian Eckes (6)

21. Matt Crafton (6)

22. Colby Howard (6)

23. Brett Moffitt (6)

24. Joey Gase (5)

25.Chris Wright (5)

26. Bryson Mitchell (5)

27. Chase Purdy (4)

28. Timmy Hill (4)

29. Thad Moffitt (4)

30. Dylan Westbrook (3)

31. Brayton Laster (3)

32. Blaine Perkins (3)

33. Devon Rouse (3)

34. Alan Lawless (2)

35.Spencer Boyd (1)

36. Jack Wood (1)

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Braden Mitchell (2)

Norm Benning (1)

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