After taking a week off to get all the dirt and mud cleaned out from the Dirt Race at Bristol, the Camping World Truck Series returns for some short track racing at Richmond Raceway for the Toyota Care 250.

Ben Rhodes will sit on the pole and bring the field to green with Austin Hill alongside.

Stages one and two of the race are 70 laps each with stage lasting 110 laps for a total of 250 laps around the three quarter of a mile track.

Cup Series driver and Truck Series owner Kyle Busch returns to run the truck race. There have been nine different winners in the Truck Series at Richmond…none of them were Kyle Busch. The winningest driver in the series has never won a race on the short track at Richmond.

Josh Reaume makes his first start since being reinstated by NASCAR after his suspension for violating NASCAR rules.

Kris Wright returns to the track after missing a few weeks due to Covid issues.

The starting lineup for the Tohyota Care 250:
Ben Rhodes
Austin Hill
Grant Enfinger
Stewart Friesen
Raphael Lessard
Zane Smith
Matt Crafton
Todd Gilliland
Sheldon Creed
Austin Wayne Self
Tanner Gray
Kyle Busch
Carson Hocevar
Hailie Deegan
Chase Purdy
Ryan Truex
Brett Moffitt
John Hunter Nemechek
Johnny Sauter
Codie Rohrbaugh
Cory Roper
Kris Wright
Chandler Smith
Tate Fogleman
Spencer Davis
Spencer Boyd
Timothy Peters
Danny Bohn
Derek Kraus
Tyler Ankrum
Dawson Cram
Keith McGee
Jennifer Jo Cobb
Timmy Hill
Howie Disavino III
Jett Noland
Josh Reaume
Norm Benning
Ryan Reed
Sam Mayer

Ben Rhodes brings the field down for the green flag start of the race and jumps out in front for the lead as the drivers get three wide across the track before they even reach turn one.

Lap two, the top five are Ben Rhodes, Austin Hill, Gran Enfinger, Stewart Friesen, and Rapbael Lessard.

Lap three, Kyle Busch has entered the top 10.

Grant Enfinger takes the lead with Ben Rhodes in second and Raphael Lessard in third.

Lap five, Grant Enfinger has a half second lead on Ben Rhodes; Raphael Lessard, Austin Hill, and Stewart Friesen round out the top five.

Johnny Sauter and Chase Purday make contact but the track stays green.

Lap nine, Grant Enfinger has pulled out to a one second lead on Ben Rhodes; Raphael Lessard, Austin Hill, and Stewart Friesen round out the top five. Kyle Busch is in eighth place. Cory Roper is the only driver not on the lead lap, five laps down.

Lap 13, Grant Enfinger continues to lead the race with a one second lead on Ben Rhodes.

Lap 20, Grant Enfinger has increased his lead on Ben Rhodes to a second and a half; Raphael Lessard, Austin Hill, and Stewart Friesen round out the top five with Kyle Busch in sixth place.

Lap 24, Grant Enfinger now has a lead of over two seconds on Ben Rhodes; Raphael Lessard, Austin Hill, and Kyle Busch round out the top five. There are 34 trucks on the lead lap.

Lap 28, Ben Rhodes has closed the gap on leader Grant Enfinger to under a second; Raphael Lessard, Austin Hill, and Kyle Busch round out the top five.

Lap 31, Grant Enfinger’s lead is back to over a second on Ben Rhodes with 32 trucks on the lead lap.

Lap 33, the top five are Grant Enfinger, Ben Rhodes, Raphael Lessard, Kyle Busch, and Austin Hill.

Lap 39, Grant Enfinger continues to lead the race with a lead of over a second on Ben Rhodes with Kyle Busch in third.

Lap 42, leader Grant Enfigner has encountered slower traffic. There are 30 trucks on the lead lap.

Lap 44, the top five are Grant Enfinger, Ben Rhodes, Kyle Busch, Raphael Lessard, and Austin Hill.

Lap 45, Kyle Busch passes Ben Rhodes for second.

Ryabn Truex is reporting some issues with his truck and takes it down pit road; reporting that they are done for the day.

Lap 48, Grant Enfinger has a leas of 1.34 seconds on Kyle Busch with 27 trucks on the lead lap.

Lap 50, Grant Enfinger has increased his lead on Kyle Busch to over two seconds; Ben Rhodes, John Hunter Nemechek, and Austin Hill round out the top five.

Lap 55, Grant Enfinger is dominating the race with a lead of two and a half seconds on Kyle Busch.

Lap 56, John Hunter Nemechek passes Kyle Busch for second.

Lap 60, Grant Enfinger has a lead of over a second on John Hunter Nemechek; Kyle Busch, Ben Rhodes, and Austin Hill round out the top five.

Reigning Truck Series champion Sheldon Creed is reporting some issues with his truck.

With seven laps remaining in stage one, there are 25 trucks on the lead lap.

Running only a partial schedule in the Truck Series this season, Grant Enfinger is not eligible for the championship, but is looking to add to his trophy collection.

With three laps to go in stage one, Grant Enfinger has a lead of less than half a second on John Hunter Nemechek.

On a cloudy Saturday afternoon. Grant Enfinger wins stage one.

The top 10 at the end of stage one:
Grant Enfinger
John Hunter Nemechek
Kye Busch
Austin Hill
Carson Hocevar
Raphael Lessard
Todd Gilliland
Derek Kraus
Stewart Friesen

Drivers come down pit road for service with several drivers complaining of various issues. Kyle Busch wins the race off of pit road.

Stewart Friesen was caught speeding on pit road and Spencer Boyd’s team was charged with having an uncontrolled tire during the stop. Both drivers will have to restart the race from the back of the field.

Kyle Busch brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 80. Busch jumps out in front for the lead.

The top five are Kyle Busch, Grant Enfinger, John Hunter Nemechek, Ben Rhodes, and Austin Hill.

Lap 83, Kyle Busch has pulled out to a lead of nearly a second and a half on Grant Enfinger.

Lap 85, the first caution flag for an ontrack incident comes out for Tate Fogleman who gets into the wall and sideways across the track after some on track contact with Hailie Deegan.

Matt Crafton is on pit road with some splitter issues, the team is trying to get the splitter off the track.

Hailie Deegan is on pit road getting repairs after the incident with Tate Fogleman.

Lap 92, Ryan Truex climbs out of his truck and is out of the race.

Kyle Busch brings the field down for the green flag restart from the inside lane on lap 99 and gets out in front to hold on to his lead with John Hunter Nemechek on his bumper.

Lap 100, the top five are John Hunter Nemechek, Kyle Busch, Ben Rhodes, Grant Enfinger, and Zane Smith.

Lap 100, Jennifer Jo Cobb brings out the caution flag when she spins out in a solo truck incident.

John Hunter Nemechek brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 105 and get out in front for the lead with Grant Enfinger in second.

Lap 106, the top five are John Hunter Nemechek, Grant Enfinger, Ben Rhodes, Kyle Busch, and Zane Smith.

Tate Fogleman and Ryan Truex are the only drivers out of the race.

Only halfway through stage two, but the drivers are getting aggressive all through the field.

Lap 110, there are 26 trucks on the lead lap.

Lap 111, John Hunter Nemechek has a lead of over half a second on Grant Enfinger; Ben Rhodes, Kyle Busch, and Zane Smith round out the top five.

Lap 114, John Hunter Nemechek continues to lead the race by over half a second on Grant Enfinger; Ben Rhodes, Kyle Busch, and Zane Smith round out the top five.

Lap 117, John Hunter Nemechek has increased his lead on Grant Enfinger to over a second; Ben Rhodes, Kyle Busch, and Zane Smith round out the top five.

Stewart Friesen is reporting some brake issues on his truck.

Lap 120, John Hunter Nemechek now as a one and a half second lead on Grant Enfinger.

With 15 laps remaining in stage two, John Hunter Nemechek has a two second lead on Grant Enfinger; Ben Rhodes, Kyle Busch, and Zane Smith round out the top five with 26 trucks on the lead lap.

Eleven to go in stage two, John Hunter Nemechek continues to increase his lead; he is now nearly two and a half seconds out in front of Grant Enfinger; Ben Rhodes, Kyle Busch, and Austin Hill round out the top five.

Lap 134, John Hunter Nemechek has a near three second lead on Grant Enfinger.

Twelfth place driver Sam Mayer is just 17 years old. He started the race in last place – 40th – and has worked his way to just outside the top 10.

Four laps remain in stage two; John Hunter Nemechek is running away from the field with a lead of nearly four seconds on Grant Enfinger.

John Hunter Nemechek wins stage two for his sixth stage win of the season.

The top 10 at the end of stage two:
John Hunter Nemechek
Grant Enfinger
Ben Rhodes
Austin Hill
Kyle Busch
Zane Smith
Raphael Lessard
Todd Gilliland
Derek Kraus
Chandler Smith

Drivers come down pit road for service with John Hunter Nemechek winning the race off of pit road, followed by Ben Rhodes.

Austin Hill was caught speeding on pit road and will have to restart the race from the back of the field.

John Hunter Nemechek brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three on lap 151 and gets out in front to hold on to the lead.

Lap 152, the top five are John Hunter Nemechek, Grant Enfinger, Raphael Lessard, Zane Smith, and Kyle Busch.

Derek Kraus brings out the caution flag on lap 153 with a flat tire.

John Hunter Nemechek brings the field down for the green flag restart from the inside lane on lap 158 and edges out Grant Enfinger for the lead as the drivers get three wide across the track.

Lap 159, the top five are John Hunter Nemechek, Grant Enfinger, Zane Smith, Raphael Lessard, and Ben Rhodes.

Chase Purday spins out on lap 160 and backs into the wall when the drives tries to get four wide across the track.

Kyle Busch is reporting some issues with his front end, saying that it it extinct and non-existent.

John Hunter Nemechek brings the field down for the green flag restart with 85 laps remaining in the race and gets out in front to hold on to his lead.

Jennifer Jo Cobb gets into the wall and brings out the caution flag on lap 167.

There are 27 trucks on the lead lap with no driver just one lap down.

John Hunter Nemechek brings the field down for the green flag restart with 80 laps remaining in the race. Nemechek gets out in front of Zane Smith to hold on to the lead.

The top five are John Hunter Nemechek, Zane Smith, Grant Enfinger, Raphael Lessard, and Ben Rhodes.

Brett Moffitt takes his truck to the garage.

Lap 175, John Hunter Nemechek has a lead of over half a second on Zane Smith; Grant Enfinger, Raphael Lessard, and Ben Rhodes round out the top five.

The eighth caution flag of the race comes out after Jennifer Joe Cobb and Norm Benning get together on the track; spinning out both trucks. Cobb takes her truck to the garage; reporting that something is broken on the front end.

Lap 179, some of the drivers come down pit road for that last set of fresh tires. The teams are withing their fuel window to make it to the end of the race.


John Hunter Nemechek brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 180. Nemechek continues to lead the race as drivers get three wide.

The caution flag comes out with 68 laps to go after Dawson Cram spins out.

NASCAR officials directed Jennifer Jo Cobb to park her truck.

A few more drivers come down pit road for fresh tires and service.

John Hunter Nemechek brings the field down for the green flag restart with 63 laps to go and holds on to his lead.

The top five are John Hunter Nemechek, Ben Rhodes, Todd Gilliland, Kyle busch, and Grant Enfinger.

With 59 laps remaining in the race, John Hunter Nemechek has pulled out to a near one second lead on Ben Rhodes; Kyle Busch, Todd Gilliland, and Grant Enfinger round out the top five.

Lap 192, John Hunter Nemechek has a lead of over a second on Ben Rhodes with 27 trucks on the lead lap.

The 10th caution flag of the race comes out with 54 laps remaining in the race when Codie Rohrbaugh spins out after some contact from Austin Wayne Self.

John Hunter Nemechek comes down pit road and brings a pack of drivers with him for their final set of tires and service. Nemechek leads the race off of pit road with Kyle Busch right behind him.

Sheldon Creed was issued a penalty for a safety violation during his pit stop and will have to restart the race from the back of the field.

After staying out on the track, Matt Crafton brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 209 with Johnny Sauter alongside. Chandler Smith makes it a three wide battle on the restart and jumps out in front for the lead.

The top five are Chandler Smith, Tyler Ankrum, Johnny Sauter, Matt Crafton, and Austin Wayne Self. Drivers are thre wide across the track.

Lap 210, Chandler Smith leads the way with Johnny Sauter over half a second back; Tyler Ankrum, Matt Crafton, and John Hunter Nemechek round out the top five.

The caution flag comes out when Kris Wright gets into a wreck and hits the wall. Raphael Lessard, Stewart Friesen, Tanner Gray, and Hailie Deegan were also involved in the incident.

A few drivers come down pit road, mostly the trucks involved in the most recent caution.

Chandler Smith brings the field down for the green flag restart from the inside lane with Tyler Ankrum alongside. On lap 221. Smith jumps out in front for the lead as the drivers get three wide across the field.

The top five are Chandler Smith, John Hunter Nemechek, Kyle Busch, Tyler Ankrum, and Johnny Sauter.

The top three trucks are all owned by Kyle Busch whose trucks have won the past three races. There has never been a four in a row wins from the same team with different drivers.

With 25 laps remaining in the race, Chandler Smith leads the race with team mate John Hunter Nemechek in second and boss man Kyle Busch in third; Tyler Ankrum and Johnny Sauter rounding out the top five.

Twenty to go, Chandler Smith has a narrow lead on John Hunter Nemechek; Kyle Busch, Tyler Ankrum, and Johnny Sauter round out the top five with 24 drivers on the lead lap.

Lap 232, John Hunter Nemechek challenged Chandler Smith for the lead and gets back in front with Kyle Busch in second and Smith in third; Tyler Ankrum and Johnny Sauter round out the top five.

Only 12 laps remain in the race, John Hunter Nemechek leads the race with Kyle Busch right behind him; Chandler Smith, Tyler Ankrum, and Johnny Sauter round out the top five.

Ten to go, John Hunter Nemechek leads the race with Kyle Busch right behind him. Tyler Ankrum and Chandler Smith battle for third.

Tyler Ankrum gets around Chandler Smith for third with seven laps to go.

Five to go, John Hunter Nemechek has a half second lead on boss Kyle Busch; Tyler Ankrum, Chandler Smith, and Johnny Sauter round out the top five.

Leaders encounter slower traffic with just three laps to go.

John Hunter Nemechek takes the white flag.

For the second time this season, John Hunter Nemechek beats out his boss Kyle Busch to win his second race of the season. This is the fourth race in a row that Kyle Busch Motorsports has won the race. Nemechek led a total of 114 of the 250 laps in the race.

During the week off, Nemechek and his wife Taylor had their first baby – daughter Aspen.

The unofficial results of the Toyota Care 250:
John Hunter Nemechek
Kyle Busch
Tyler Ankrum
Chandler Smith
Johnny Sauter
Todd Gilliland
Ben Rhodes
Grant Enfinger
Sam Mayer
Austin Hill
Sheldon Creed
Carson Hocevar
Stewart Friesen
Zane Smith
Derek Kraus
Spencer Davis
Hailie Deegan
Matt Crafton
Austin Wayne Self
Danny Bohn
Timmy Hill
Timothy Peters
Raphael Lessard
Tanner Gray
Dawson Cram
Jett Noland
Spencer Boyd
Chase Purdy
Ryan Reed

Keith McGee
Cory Roper
Norm Benning
Josh Reaume
Howie DiSalvino III
Kris Wright
Codie Rohrbaugh
Brett Moffitt
Jennifer Jo Cobb
Tate Fogleman
Ryan Truex

feature photo credit: [[File:NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Rockingham Speedway 2012.jpg|NASCAR_Camping_World_Truck_Series_at_Rockingham_Speedway_2012]]