The Camping World Truck Series kicks off a double header day of racing with the In It to Win It 200 from Darlington Raceway. This is the second race of round one in the playoffs for the Truck Series drivers.

Sheldon Creed took home the trophy in the first race of the playoffs at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway and will sit on the pole for today’s race with Matt Crafton alongside on the front row.

With his win at Gateway, Sheldon Creed has locked in a spot for the round of eight of the playoffs.

The starting lineup for the In It to Win It 200:
Sheldon Creed
Matt Crafton
Ben Rhodes
Stewart Friesen
Carson Hocevar
John Hunter Nemechek
Austin Hill
Todd Gilliland
Chandler Smith
Zane Smith
Dylan Lupton
Grant Enfinger
Hailie Deegan
Jack Wood
Johnny Sauter
Austin Wayne Self
Chase Purdy
Derek Kraus
Ryan Truex
Josh Berry
Tyler Hill
Tanner Gray
Kris Wright
Tate Fogleman
Tyler Ankrum
Spencer Boyd
Danny Bohn?

Dawson Cram
Colby Howard
Josh Reaume
Lawless Alan
Ryan Ellis
Jordan Anderson
Parker Kligerman
Jennifer Jo Cobb
Spencer Davis
Norm Benning
Clay Greenfield

Stages one and two of the race are 45 laps each with stage three lasting 57 laps for a total of 147 laps around the mile and a third track.

Todd Bodine joins Vince Welch and Michael Waltrip in the FOX Sport broadcast booth for today’s race.

Sheldon Creed brings the field down for the green flag start of the race and jumps out in front for the lead with Matt Crafton edging out Ben Rhodes for second.

The drivers are getting three wide across the track.

Lap two, the top five are Sheldon Creed, Matt Crafton, Ben Rhodes, John Hunter Nemechek, and Stewart Friesen.

John Hunter Nemechek passes Ben Rhodes for third.

Lap five, Sheldon Creed has pulled out to a half second lead on Matt Crafton; John Hunter Nemechek, Ben Rhodes, and Carson Hocevar round out the top five.

Lap seven, Matt Crafton has closed the gap on leader Sheldon Creed to just one tenth of a second with John Hunter Nemechek on Crafton’s bumper.

Lap eight, John Hunter Nemechek passes Matt Crafton for second.

Lap nine, John Hunter Nemechek battle with Sheldon Creed for the lead; Creed holds him off.

Lap 10, Joh Hunter Nemechek gets around Sheldon Creed to take the lead.

Lap eleven, the top five are John Hunter Nemechek, Sheldon Creed, Matt Crafton, Ben Rhodes, and Carson Hocevar.

Matt Crafton passes Sheldon Creed for second.

NASCAR has called for a competiton caution on lap 15.

Sheldon Creed and Stewart Friesen are reporting loose conditions.

Lap 14, John Hunter Nemechek has a one second lead on Matt Crafton; Sheldon Creed, Carson Hocevar, and Ben Rhodes round out the top five.

The teams were given a total of five sets of tires for today’s race.

Lap 16, NASCAR displays the yellow flag for the competition caution.

Several drivers come down pit road for service and adjustments.

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 restart on lap 21 with Matt Crafton alongside. Nemechek gets out in front for the lead with Carson Hocevar in second; Matt Crafton, Todd Gilliland, and Stewart Friesen round out the top five.

The caution flag comes out on lap 22 for debris on the track after a part of the drive shaft came off of Tate Fogleman’s truck.

Ben Rhodes makes contact with Sheldon Creed and causes some damage to both trucks.

John Hunter Nemechek brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 27 from the outside lane. Nemechek edges out Matt Crafton to take the lead.

Colby Howard spins out with a flat tire and brings out the caution flag after going three wide. Howard stayed off the wall and did not hit any other trucks.

John Hunter Nemechek brings the field down once again for the green flag restart on lap 31 from the outside lane with Matt Crafton on the inside lane. Nemechek and Crafton go side by side before Nemechek takes the lead.

Lap 31, the top five are John Hunter Nemechek, Matt Crafton, Stewart Friesen, Carson Hocevar, and Todd Gilliland.

Lap 33, John Hunter Nemechek has a lead of over a second on Matt Crafton with Stewart Friesen, Carson Hocevar, and Todd Gilliland rounding out the top five.

Ryan Elliss and Tate Fogleman are off the track. Jennifer Jo Cobb is the only driver on the track not on the lead lap.

Lap 37, John Hunter Nemechek has pulled out to a lead of over a second and a half on Matt Crafton.

Lap 41, John Hunter Nemechek continues to lead the race with Matt Crafton in second; Stewart Frieson, Zane Smith, and Sheldon Creed round out the top five.

Lap 44, John Hunter Nemechek continues to lead Matt Crafton by over a second and a half; Zane Smith, Stewart Friesen, and Sheldon Creed round out the top five.

John Hunter Nemechek wins stage one for his 10th stage win of the season.

The top 10 at the end of stage one :
John Hunter Nemechek
Matt Crafton
Zane Smith
Sheldon Creed
Stewart Friesen
Todd Gilliland
Carson Hocevar
Chandler Smith
Parker Kligerman
Ben Rhodes

The field comes down pit road for service. Sheldon Creed wins the race off of pit road with john Hunter Nemechek coming out second.

Ben Rhodes brings his truck down pit road for further repairs after saying that the truck felt weird; adding that the front and rear weren’t connecting.

Sheldon Creed brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 52 from the inside lane and gets out in front for the lead with John Hunter Nemechek in second; Chandler Smith, Matt Crafton and Carson Hocevar round out the top five.

Seven of the drivers in the top 10 are playoff drivers.

Zane Smith and Tyler Ankrum make contact on the track but the track stays green.

Lap 57, Sheldon Creed has a half second lead on John Hunter Nemechek; Chandler Smith, Matt Crafton, and Carson Hocevar round out the top five.

Lap 59, part time driver Parker Kligerman started the race in 34th, he is now in the top 10 in seventh place.

Chandler Smith takes second from John Hunter Nemechek and sets his sights on leader Sheldon Creed.

Lap 64, the top five are Sheldon Creed, Chandler Smith, John Hunter Nemechek, Matt Crafton, and Carson Hocevar.

Chandler Smith passes Sheldon Creed for the lead.

Lap 66, Chandler Smith has pulled out to a lead of two seconds on Sheldon Creed. John Hunter Nemechek challenges Creed for second place.

Jack Wood, Kris Wright, and Ben Rhodes get into a wreck and bring out the caution flag on lap 67. The drivers were three wide at the time of the crash.

Race leader Chandler Smith comes down pit road for fresh tires. A number of other drivers also make a pit stop. Matt Crafton is on pit road with the hood up after reporting some brake issues. Ben Rhodes is on pit road for crash repairs.

Sheldon Creed brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 72 with John Hunter Nemechek alongside. Creed gets out in front for the lead with Nemechek in second; Carson Hocevar, Stewart Friesen, and Parker Kligerman round out the top five.

Ryan Elliss and Tate Fogleman are out of the race. There are 30 trucks on the lead lap.

Lap 79, Sheldon Creed ahs a third of a second lead on John Hunter Nemechek; Carson Hocevar, Stewart Friesen, and Parker kligerman round out the top five.

Matt Crafton reports that his trip down pit road did not fix his brake issues.

Lap 85, despite brake issues, Matt Crafton is in seventh place.

Sheldon Creed holds on to his narrow lead on John Hunter Nemechek.

Lap 86, Sheldon Creed leads the race with John Hunter Nemechek a third of a second behind; Carson Hocevar, Chandler Smith, and Matt Crafton round out the top five.

Lap 88, Dylan Lupton hits the wall and has to bring his truck down pit road. The track stays green.

Sheldon Creed wins stage two for his third stage win of the playoffs.

The top 10 at the end of stage two:
Sheldon Creed
Chandler Smith
John Hunter Nemechek
Matt Crafton
Carson Hocevar
Zane Smith
Todd Gilliland
Stewart Friesen
Parker Kligerman
Tanner Gray

Drivers come down pit road for service. Sheldon Creed wins the race off of pit road.

Sheldon Creed brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three from the inside lane on lap 97 and gets out in front of Chandler Smith for the lead.

Drivers are getting three wide across the track as they battle for position. Tanner Gray brushes the wall but the track stays green.

The top five are Sheldon Creed, Chandler Smith, John Hunter Nemechek, Johnny Sauter, and Todd Gilliland.

Lap 100, Sheldon Creed has a lead of just under half a second on Chandler Smith; John Hunter Nemechek, Todd Gilliland, and Grant Enfinger round out the top five.

Lap 103, Tanner Gray gets into the wall again and is slowed on the track. Gray works his way to pit road and the track stays green.

The seventh caution flag of the race comes out when Derek Kraus gets into Lawless Alan; spinning Alan around.

Sheldon Creed brings the field down for the green flag restart from the inside lane with Chandler Smith on the outside on lap 110. Creed jumps out in front for the lead.

Josh Reaume gets into the inside wall and brings out the caution flag.

Sheldon Creed brings the field down for the green flag restart from the inside lane with 32 laps remaining in the race. Creed gets out in front of Chandler Smith for the lead.

The top five are Sheldon Creed, Chandler Smith, John Hunter Nemechek, Grant Enfinger, and Parker Kligerman.

There are 27 trucks on the lead lap.

Thirty to go, Sheldon Creed leads the race but is getting a challenge form Chandler Smith; John Hunter Nemechek, Grant Enfinger, and Todd Gilliland round out the top five.

Lap 120, Sheldon Creed has a half second lead on John Hunter Nemechek; Chandler Smith, Grant Enfinger, and Todd Gilliland round out the top five.

Twenty to go, Sheldon Creed has a near half second lead on John Hunter Nemechek; Grant Enfinger, Chandler Smith, and Todd Gilliland round out the top five.

Fifteen to go, Sheldon Creed has a half second lead on John Hunter Nemechek with Grant Enfinger, Stewart Friesen, and Todd Gilliland rounding out the top five.

Stewart Friesen passes Grant Enfinger for third.

Nine laps remain in the race, Sheldon Creed has a lead of nearly a second and a half on John Hunter Nemechek; Stewart Friesen, Grant Enfinger, and Todd Gilliland round out the top five.

Five to go, there are 22 trucks on the lead lap with four trucks out of the race. Sheldon Creed has a lead of over a half a second on John Hunter Nemechek. Stewart Friesen is one second back in third.

Tyler Hill comes down pit road with damage but the track stays green.

Sheldon Creed takes the white flag. He has won three of the last four playoff races including the 2021 playoff opener at Gateway.

Sheldon Creed wins the race for his second playoff win this season.

The unofficial results of the In It to Win It 200:
Sheldon Creed
John Hunter Nemechek
Stewart Friesen
Todd Gilliland
Parker Kligerman
Grant Enfinger
Chandler Smith
Johnny Sauter
Zane Smith
Matt Crafton
Carson Hocevar
Austin Hill
Colby Howard
Austin Wayne Self
Chase Purdy
Derek Kraus
Josh Berry
Tyler Ankrum
Clay Greenfield
Danny Bone
Spencer Boyd
Spencer Davis
Dawson Cram
Tanner Gray
Josh Reaume
Jordan Anderson
Lawless Alan
Kris Wright
Hailie Deegan
Jack Wood
Dylan Lupton
Tyler Hill
Ryan Truex
Ben Rhodes
Norm Benning
Jennifer Jo Cobb
Ryan Ellis Tate Fogleman

With his second place finish, John Hunter Nemechek has secured a spot in the next round of the playoffs; joining Sheldon Creed in the round ouf eight.