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Derek Kraus drives No. 19 Toyota Tundra to 10th-place finish at Pocono Raceway

Derek Kraus rounded out the top 10 in the Pocono Organics 150 to benefit Farm Aid at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.

The top 10 finish for Kraus, his third of the year, added 27 points to his season total.

Kraus started in 13th position. The third-year driver has picked up one top-five and four top-10 finishes in his career.

The Stratford, Wisconsin native’s starting and finishing positions compared favorably to his career averages, starting one spot higher than his career mark of 13.6 and completing the race four places ahead of his 13.9 career average finish.

Kraus’ 10th-place finish came against 40 other drivers. The race endured nine cautions and 29 caution laps. Prior to the checkered flag there were eight lead changes.

Brandon Jones brought home the win in the race, and Austin Hill took second. Sheldon Creed crossed the finish line third, Todd Gilliland took fourth, and Ben Rhodes rounded out the top five.

Creed got off to a strong start in the race, winning the first two stages, but couldn’t hold on to end up in Victory Lane.

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