Sport Bristol Truck race results, driver points

11:55  17 september  2021
11:55  17 september  2021 Source:   nbcsports.com

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Chandler Smith earned his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to advance to the Round of 8 in the Truck playoffs.

RESULTS: Camping World Truck Series at Bristol

Non-playoff driver Grant Enfinger finished second ahead of John Hunter Nemechek, who had advanced to the playoff Round of 8 before Thursday.

Stewart Friesen finished fourth. He was one of six drivers to claim Round of 8 spots on Thursday.

Another non-playoff driver, Johnny Sauter, rounded out the top five finishers.


The eight remaining playoff drivers – Chandler Smith, Nemechek, Sheldon Creed, Ben Rhodes, Zane Smith, Matt Crafton, Carson Hocevar and Stewart Friesen – have now been reset to a base of 3,000 points plus additional playoff points they’ve earned during the regular season and playoffs.

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Here’s the playoff standings entering the Round of 8…

  • 1. John Hunter Nemechek – 3,050 points (+44 above cutline to advance)
  • 2. Sheldon Creed – 3,026 points (+20)
  • 3. Ben Rhodes – 3,019 points (+13)
  • 4. Zane Smith – 3,009 points (+3)
  • 5. Chandler Smith – 3,006 points (-3)
  • 6. Matt Crafton – 3,004 points (-5)
  • 7. Carson Hocevar – 3,002 points (-7)
  • 8. Stewart Friesen – 3,001 points (-8)

DRIVER POINTS: Reseeded Truck points after Round of 10

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