Lap By Lap Comments



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This marks Sauter's first Camping World Truck Series championship.

Lap 134:

Checkered flag: William Byron wins the race, Johnny Sauter wins the 2016 Camping World Truck Series championship.

Lap 133:

White flag: Byron leads, Sauter leads the championship.

Lap 129:

Current Chase drivers: Sauter (third), Crafton (seventh), Bell (eighth) and Peters (ninth).

Lap 127:

Christopher Bell passes Timothy Peters for eighth.

Lap 125:

Kyle Larson smacks the wall.

Lap 124:

William Byron takes the lead from Tyler Reddick.

Lap 123:

Larson gets right up to Johnny Sauter's bumper for position. Larson and Daniel Hemric separate Sauter (third) from the rest of the championship contenders.

Lap 119:

Johnny Sauter takes the championship lead from Matt Crafton.

Lap 118:

William Byron passes both Crafton and Sauter for second.

Lap 116:

Matt Crafton and Johnny Sauter are side-by-side for the championship lead.

Lap 114:

Green flag: Tyler Reddick leads.

Lap 112:

Crafton gains position with a less-than-12-second stop, while Spencer Gallagher and Ben Rhodes gamble with two tires.

Lap 111:

Race off pit road: 29 88 41 21 23 19 4 9 24 00.

Lap 111:

Leaders come down pit road.

Lap 110:

Caution: Patrick Staropoli smacks the wall.

Lap 106:

Sauter and Crafton continue to race one another hard for the championship lead.

Lap 104:

Christopher Bell passes Daniel Suarez for seventh.

Lap 98:

Johnny Sauter battles Matt Crafton for the championship lead.

Lap 93:

Timothy Peters tells his crew that he might have a vibration.

Lap 92:

Christopher Bell puts pressure on Matt Crafton for third, but Johnny Sauter gets the second spot.

Lap 87:

Christopher Bell shoots up to third.

Lap 87:

Green flag: Kyle Larson leads.

Lap 84:

Race off pit road: 24 88 9 21 8 4 29 00 19 17. Timothy Peters lost four spots on pit road.

Lap 82:

Caution: Patrick Staropoli brings out the caution.

Lap 80:

Bell gets slightly sideways and scrapes the wall again.

Lap 79:

William Byron has caught up to second-place Matt Crafton.

Lap 74:

Bell slightly scrapes the wall.

Lap 68:

Christopher Bell is working his way back into the top 10. He's currently 11th.

Lap 65:

Johnny Sauter battles Timothy Peters for fifth.

Lap 62:

William Byron puts pressure on Daniel Suarez for third.

Lap 60:

Tyler Reddick smacks the wall.

Lap 54:

Kyle Larson takes the lead.

Lap 48:

Matt Crafton takes the lead from Tyler Reddick.

Lap 47:

Green flag: Tyler Reddick leads.

Lap 46:

Long stop for Christopher Bell, as the team made several adjustments. He'll restart 17th.

Lap 45:

Tyler Reddick and Timothy Peters gained spots, while Kyle Larson lost several spots too.

Lap 44:

Race off pit road: 29 88 51 9 17 24 21 19 8 00.

Lap 42:

Caution: Patrick Staropoli spins out.

Lap 39:

Chase driver Johnny Sauter cracks the top 10.

Lap 32:

Kyle Larson has extended his lead to over three seconds over second-place Matt Crafton.

Lap 28:

Team owner Kyle Busch is talking on the radio with his driver Christopher Bell.

Lap 26:

Brad Keselowski Racing teammates Tyler Reddick and Daniel Hemric fight for fourth.

Lap 24:

Timothy Peters battles Daniel Suarez for seventh.

Lap 23:

Kyle Larson takes the lead from Matt Crafton.

Lap 20:

Matt Crafton takes the lead from William Byron.

Lap 18:

Green flag: William Byron leads.

Lap 17:

Stewart Friesen is also penalized and will start at the rear.

Lap 17:

Alon Day is penalized for a crew member going over the wall too soon.

Lap 16:

Race off pit road: 9, 88, 24, 17, 00, 4, 8. Crafton gains two spots.

Lap 15:

Drivers come down pit road.

Lap 14:

Caution: Stewart Friesen spins out.

Lap 13:

Kyle Larson's No. 24 truck puts pressure on Cole Custer's No. 00 Chevrolet for second.

Lap 11:

Timothy Peters races John Hunter Nemechek for fifth.

Lap 9:

Three of the four Chase drivers are in the top 10: Matt Crafton (fourth), Christopher Bell (sixth) and Timothy Peters (seventh). The fourth driver Johnny Sauter is back in 17th.

Lap 2:

Drivers -- including Chaser Johnny Sauter -- go four-wide in the middle of the pack for position.

Lap 1:

Polesitter William Byron maintains his line and lead.

Green flag:

Ford EcoBoost 200 (134 laps, 201 miles).

"Drivers, start your engines:"

Todd Eckert, Truck Group Marketing Manager.

Flyby TOT:

Helicopters, Miami-Dade PD, Miami-Dade Air Rescue (Turn 1 – Turn 4).

National Anthem:

Jade Sanders.


Pastor Sammy Flores, Christ Fellowship.

Presentation of Colors:

482nd Fighter Wing Homestead Base Honor Guard.

Now underway:

Driver Introductions.

On the pole:

William Byron, driver of the No. 9 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.

On the line:

Four drivers -- Christopher Bell, Matt Crafton, Timothy Peters and Johnny Sauter -- will compete for the 2016 Camping World Truck Series championship.


It's Lap-by-Lap coverage for the Camping World Truck Series season finale: The Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.