The Gander Outdoor Series kicks off a triple header weekend at Chicagoland Speedway with the Camping World 225.
Johnny Sauter returns to the series after his one race suspension for an on track incident with Austin Hill in Iowa.
With summer finally here, there are only five more regular season races remaining in the 2019 Truck Series.
Thirty-two teams brought trucks to the track and all 32 of them will run in the race.
After single truck qualifying Austin Hill runs a time of 30,52 seconds to win his first career pole and will bring the field down to the green flag. Johnny Sauter will start alongside Hill on the front row.
Stages one and two of the race are only 35 laps each with stage three lasting 80 laps for a total of 150 laps around the mile and a half track.
Matt Crafton will have to start from the back of the field after an engine change.
Austin Hill brings the field down for the green flag from the bottom lane. As the trucks get the green flag, Ben Rhodes truck is throwing smoke badly. During qualifying his team had issues with the truck and thought that they had solved the problem.
Austin Hill leads the first lap.
Lap five, Grant Enfinger puts a slide job on Brett Moffitt to take second place and challenges leader Austin Hill.
The first caution flag comes out on lap six when Jordanc Anderson spins out.
Ben Rhodes team takes his truck to the garage for the repairs.
Austin Hill brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 10 and holds on to his lead over Brett Moffitt.
Lap eleven, Austin Hill gets a challenge from Grant Enfinger, even exchanging the lead back and forth before Grant Enfinger finally gets the lead.
Lap 15, Grant Enfinger leads the pack with drivers getting three wide through the field..
Ten laps remain in stage one, Grant Enfinger leads the race by less than half a second over Brandon Jones.
Johnny Sauter is also repoprting engine issues. Three of the four Thor Sport trucks have had engine problems this weekend.
Brandon Jones wins stage one in a last second pass for the win..
The top 10 at the end of stage one:
Austin Wayne Self
Brandon Jones wins the race off of pit road.
Brandon Jones brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 43 from the inside lane and gets out in front of Grant Enfinger for the lead.
The caution flag comes out on lap 44 when Natalie Decker spins out and makes a bit of an off road excursion after making contact with Todd Gilliland.
Brandon Jones brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 47 and holds on to the lead with Matt Crafton and Grant Enfinger on his bumper.
Lap 48, Grant Enfinger passes Brandon Jones for the lead.
Drivers are beating and banging each other all over the track but most of the drivers have saved their trucks and the track stays green.
Only six laps remain in stage two, Grant Enfinger has a half second lead on Brandon Jones.
Once again Grant Enfinger is in the lead with Brandon Jones on his bumper looking for the lead; but this time it is Grant Enfinger who gets the win for his fourth stage win of the season.
The top 10 at the end of stage two:
Brett Moffitt wins the race off of pit road.
Brett Moffitt brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three from the bottom lane on lap 78 and jumps out in front of Grant Enfinger for the lead.
The caution flag comes out on lap 80 for a big crash involving Spencer Davis, Grant Enfinger, and Austin Wayne Self.
Brett Moffitt brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 88 and jumps out in front to hold on to the lead with pole sitter Austin Hill on his bumper.
Lap 100, 50 to go, Brett Moffitt has a lead of nearly a second on Stewart Friesen.
Lap 102, Grant Enfinger brings his truck down pit road with a flat tire.
Lap 111, Brett Moffitt continues to lead the race with Stewart Friesen in second less than half a second behind. The drivers must make a pit stop during the stage, they cannot complete the race on one fuel load.
Lap 117, Tyler Ankrum begins the cycle of green flag pit stops.
Lap 119, Brett Moffitt has a 1.68 second lead on Brandon Jones,
Tyler Ankrum is caught speeding on pit road.
Lap 120, leader Brett Moffitt makes his green flag pit stop and gives the lead to Brandon Jones.
Lap 121, Brandon Jones makes his green flag pit stop and hands the lead over the Sheldon Creed.
Lap 123, Sheldon Creed makes his green flag pit stop and gives the lead over to Spencer Boyd.
Lap 125, Brett Moffitt retakes the lead with Brandon Jones in second.
With 22 laps remaining in the race, Brett Moffitt has a lead of nearly three seconds on Brandon Jones.
Eighteen to go, Brett Moffitt has increased his lead to over three seconds on Brandon Jones.
Fourteen to go, Brett Moffitt has pulled out to a lead of four seconds on Brandon Jones in the Kyle Busch Motorsports number 51 truck.
Ten to go, Brett Moffitt contines to lead the race with a commanding lead of nearly four seconds.
Five to go, Brett Moffitt has a four second lead on Brandon Jones as he aims to repeat his win on the track from last season.
Brett Moffitt takes the white flag.
Brett Moffitt gets his first driver win of the season. Moffitt was given the win earlier this season in Iowa after NASCAR determined that Ross Chastain’s truck failed post race inspection.
Unofficial results for the Camping World 225:
Jennifer Jo Cobb
Austin Wayne Self