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Codie Rohrbaugh finishes 18th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Codie Rohrbaugh finished 18th in the Strat 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday.

Rohrbaugh’s result added 19 points to his season total.

Rohrbaugh qualified in 27th position at 174.233 mph. The third-year driver has picked up one top-five and two top-10 finishes in his career.

Friday was Rohrbaugh’s second career start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Though he’s completed two of those races, he has never managed to crack the top 10 at the track.

The Petersburg, West Virginia native began the race four spots lower than his career mark of 23 and finished two places behind his career average of 16.

Rohrbaugh took on a field of 32 drivers on the way to his 18th-place finish. The race endured five cautions and 25 caution laps. There were 15 lead changes.

Kyle Busch took the checkered flag in the race, and Johnny Sauter took second. Austin Hill crossed the finish line third, Matt Crafton took fourth, and Ben Rhodes rounded out the top five.

In addition to winning the race, Busch won both of the first two stages to complete a dominant day in Las Vegas.

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