The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will join the Cup and Xfinity Series at Nashville Superspeedway this week. This will be the eighth week in a row that the truckers have been on the track. They will get a break next week before they get ready for their playoffs. There are only three races left in the regular season for the Truck Series before the playoffs start so I expect the race at Nashville to be pretty exciting. The Rackley Roofing 250 can be seen Friday at 8 p.m. ET on FS1 (The Truck Series does not switch over to NBC or USA Network).
STRATEGY FOR NASHVILLE
The race in Nashville is scheduled for 150 laps (199.5 miles). That means there are 37.5 points available for leading laps and 67.5 points available for fastest laps. I expect this race to play out like it did last year. Chandler Smith led 48 laps and scored 8 fastest laps (15.6 dominator points). Derek Kraus led 48 laps and he scored 12 fastest laps (17.4 dominator points). Grant Enfinger was the third dominator in the race. He led 39 laps and scored 16 fastest laps (16.95 dominator points). There should be three dominators in the race tonight so we need to pay up for the drivers who we think can lead the most laps.
My top dominators for the race Friday include: Ryan Preece, Zane Smith, Corey Hiem and Carson Hocevar
PRACTICE / QUALIFYING
The Truck Series had 20 minutes of practice to dial in their trucks for the race. That is not a lot of time for many long runs but it does give us an idea of what trucks will be fast tonight. Qualifying immediately followed the practice session. The tucks were impounded after the field was set, so the speed the trucks had in practice is what they will start the race with tonight.
Here are the practice speeds from Friday’s practice at Nashville Superspeedway…
DRIVER RANKINGS FOR NASHVILLE
CORE DRIVERS FOR NASHVILLE
Top-Tier Drivers: John H. Nemechek ($11,400), Zane Smith ($11,100), Chandler Smith ($10,800), Ben Rhodes ($10,500), Ryan Preece ($10,200), Stewart Friesen ($9,900), Christian Eckes ($9,600), Corey Hiem ($9,400), Ty Majewski ($9,200)
Value Drivers: Carson Hocevar ($8,900), Grant Enfinger ($8,700), Parker Kligerman ($8,300), Derek Kraus ($8,100), Colby Howard ($7,500), Chase Purdy ($7,300), Todd Bodine ($7,000)
Punt Plays: Jack Wood ($6,600), Tate Fogleman ($6,400), Lawless Allen ($6,200), Dean Thompson ($5,500), Jesse Little ($5,300)
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* This lineup should be good for Tournaments contest too.
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