Hey folks! Here's my take on the Kansas weekend. The Xfinity series was off this one.
Friday night was the Truck race. Matt Crafton won with 6 laps led, followed by Ryan Newman with 2 laps led, Johnny Sauter, Timothy Peters and rookie Cameron Haley. Rounding out the top-10 were Daniel Suarez, rookie Justin Boston, Scott Lagasse. Jr., Mason Mingus and rookie Daniel Hemric. Rookie Erik Jones led 151 laps and finished 11th, due to running out of gas. Tyler Reddick was 13 with 7 laps led. Tyler Young wrecked out on lap 74 and was 23rd. Rookie Brandon Jones was out after crashing on lap 11 and was 30th.
Saturday night was the Cup race. Jimmie Johnson won with 10 laps led, followed by Kevin Harvick with 53 laps led, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Jeff Gordon and polesitter Joey Logano with 29 laps led, even though Logano had pit road penalties, twice. Rounding out the top-10 were Matt Kenseth with 1 lap led, Brad Keselowski with 43 laps led, Kurt Busch with 20 laps led, Martin Truex, Jr. with 95 laps led and Ryan Newman. Kyle Larson led 3 laps and finished 15th. Carl Edwards led 12 laps and finished 20th. Erik Jones led 1 lap, but trouble and finished 40th. Denny Hamlin crashed out on lap 205.
Stay tuned for my All-Star weekend recap.