Kicking off another triple header weekend, the Gander outdoors Truck Series begins their playoff season in Thunder Valley and the high banks of Bristol and the UNOH 200.

Brett Moffitt, Grant Enfinger, Stewart Friesen, Ross Chastain, Austin, Hill, Matt Crafton, Johnny Sauter, and Tyler Ankrum will all be competing in the playoffs for the title of Gander Outdoors Truck Series Champion.

Thirty-six teams have brought trucks to the track to fill 32 spots.

After single truck qualifying, points leader Brett Moffitt put his number 24 truck on the pole with a time of 15.02 seconds around the half mile track for his second career pole with Ross Chastain starting alongside on the front row.

Stages one and two of the race are 55 laps each with stage three lasting 90 laps for a total of 200 laps around the “Last Great Colosseum”.

With a fuel load of over 100 laps, drivers will have to make only one stop for fuel in the race.

After some engine repairs after qualifying, Sheldon Creed will have to start the race from the back of the field for unapproved adjustments.

Brett Moffitt brings the field down for the green flag start of the race and pulls out in front from the inside lane to take the lead.

The caution flag comes out on lap three for a wreck involving a number of trucks including Jesse Little and Sheldon Creed.

Brett Moffitt brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap nine but it is Ross Chastain who gets out in front for the lead.

Lap 16, Ross Chastain holds a narrow lead on Brett Moffitt with Ben Rhodes nearly two seconds back.

With 32 laps remaining in stage one, Ross Chastain has pulled out to a lead of over half a second on Brett Moffitt. Ben Rhodes is in third over three seconds back.

Lap 30, Ross Chastain continues to lead the race with Brett Moffitt, Ben Rhodes, Johnny Sauter, and Chandller Smith rounding out the top five.

With 18 laps to go in stage one, Ross Chastain has a lead of over half a second on Brett Moffitt.

Twelve to go, Ross Chastain continues to lead the race with 21 trucks on the lead lap and two drivers off the track.

With eight laps to go in stage one, Brett Moffitt has caught up to leader Ross Chastain, but Chastain holds on the lead.

Ross Chastain wins stage one for his fourth stage win of the season.

The top 10 at the end of stage one:
Ross Chastain
Brett Moffitt
Johnny Sauter
Ben Rhodes
Chandler Smith
Matt Crafton
Stewart Friesen
Tyler Ankrum
John Hunter Nemechek
Austin Hill

Some of the drivers came down pit road for service, but many of them stayed out on the track.

Ross Chastain brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 67 and goes nose to nose with Brett Motffitt before Moffitt gets out in front for the lead.

Angela Ruch brings out the caution flag on lap 69 when she gets into the wall with a flat tire. Ruch reports that she just lost it.

Brett Moffitt brings the field down for the green flag restart with 37 laps to go in stage two and holds on to the lead. The caution flag comes out on lap 75 when John Hunter Nemechek wrecks. Playoff driver Johnny Sauter was also involved. Sauter reports that he got loose and got into Nemechek.

Brett Moffitt brings the field down for the green flag restart with 30 laps remaining in stage two and holds on to his lead over Ross Chastain.

With 27 laps remaining in stage two, Ross Chastain challenges Brett Moffit for the lead and finally gets past Moffitt to take the top spot.

Seventeen laps to go in stage two, Ross Chastain is in the lead with Brett Moffitt in second. Ninety-five laps down and Ross Chastain and Brett Moffitt have been the only leaders.

Ten to go in stage two, Brett Moffitt gets around Ross Chastain for the lead.

Leader Bret Moffitt is on Johnny Sauter’s bumper with Sauter in danger of going a lap down.

Five to go, Ross Chastain passes Brett Moffitt to retake the lead.

Just as Ross Chastain was about to sweep the stage wins, Brett Moffitt gets around Chastain to win stage two.

The top 10 at the end of stage two:
Brett Moffitt
Ross Chastain
Chandler Smith
Matt Crafton
Stewart Friesen
Tyler Ankrum
Ben Rhodes
Raphael Lessard
Grant Enfinger
Sam Mayer

Pit road is full of drivers.

Taking only two tires, Ben Rhodes wins the race of of pit road.

Ross Chastain was charged with a safety violation – crewman’s hand touched the ground – and will have to restart the race from the back of the field.

Grant Enfinger brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three on lap 123 and holds on to the lead.

Lap 125, Grant Enfinger has a lead of over half a second on Sheldon Creed with Brett Moffitt, Matt Crafton, and Ben Rhodes rounding out the top five. There are 20 trucks on the lead lap.

The caution flag comes out on lap 131 for a crash involving Tyler Dippel, Dylan Lupton, and Brennan Poole.

Grant Enfinger brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 135.

Natalie Decker hits the wall and brings out the caution flag on lap 137.

Tyler Ankrum’s team is reporting a possible engine issue – it is skipping intermittently.

Harrison Burton is several laps down with a broken shock mount.

Grant Enfinger brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 140 and gets out in front of Sheldon Creed for the lead.

Fifty to go, Grant Enfinger has a narrow lead on Brett Moffitt.

Stewart Friesen gets into the wall and brings out the caution flag after making contact with Matt Crafton with 50 laps to go.

Grant Enfinger brings the field down for the green flag restart with 45 laps to go and edges out Brett Moffitt for the lead as drivers are beating and banging for position through the field.

Forty to go, Grant Enfinger has a quarter of a second lead on Brett Moffitt. Ross Chastain has moved up to seventh place after having to restart back in the field after a pit road penalty.

Thirty-five to go, Grant Enfinger has pulled out to a lead of over half a second on Brett Moffitt.

The caution flag comes out for the ninth time with 33 laps remaining after a wreck involving Jennifer Jo Cobb after making contact with Ben Rhodes.

Tyler Ankrum’s truck shut off completely and had to be pushed to pit road.

Grant Enfinger brings the field down for the green flag restart with 27 laps to go and goes nose to nose with Brett Moffitt before Moffitt gets out in front.

The caution flag comes out with 25 laps to go when Raphael Lassard gets turned around on the track.

Brett Moffitt brings the field down for the green flag restart with 22 laps remaining in the race and jumps out in front of Ben Rhodes to hold on to the lead.

The caution flag comes out with 19 laps to go after Gus Dean and Natalie Decker get into a wreck. Tyler Dippel was also involved.

NASCAR has thrown the red flag with 14 laps remaining in the race to get the track cleaned up.

After a six and a half minute red flag condition, the trucks are running again. Brett Moffitt brings the field down for the green flag restart with 12 laps remaining in the race.

Sixteen year old Sam Mayer brings out the 12th caution flag of the night after Ben Rhodes hits him and sends him into the wall. This was Mayer’s first time in the trucks.

Brett Moffitt brings the field down for the green flag restart with just three laps remaining in the race and gets out in front for the lead after a battle with 17 year old Chandler Smith who is driving in just his third truck race.

Brett Moffitt takes the white flag.

Driving the Junior Johnson Moonshine truck, Brett Moffitt wins the race after winning the pole.

Unofficial results for the UNOH 200:
Brett Moffitt
Chandler Smith
Ross Chastain
Stewart Friesen
Grant Enfinger
Sheldon Creed
Matt Crafton
Ben Rhodes
Todd Gilliland
Austin Hill
Johnny Sauter
Raphael Lessard
Parker Kligerman
Ryan Sieg
Austin Wayne Self
Landon Huffman
Timmy Hill
Gus Dean
Brennan Poole
Tyler Ankrum
Sam Mayer
Jennifer Jo Cobb
Harrison Burton
Tyler Dippel
Natalie Decker
Clay Greenfield
Dylan Lupton
Jordan Anderson
John Hunter Nemechek
Angela Ruch
JJ Yeley
Jesse Little

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