• NASCAR Cup Series
  • Xfinity Series
  • Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series

NextEra Energy 250

February 14th | RESULTS

Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Strat 200

RESULTS

START POS

FINAL STATUS

LAPS COMPLETED

LAPS LED

POINTS

PLAYOFF POINTS

1

Kyle Busch

51 |

3

Running

134

108

0

0

2

Johnny Sauter

13 |

1

Running

134

7

44

0

3

Austin Hill

16 |

6

Running

134

0

40

0

4

Matt Crafton

88 |

13

Running

134

0

39

0

5

Ben Rhodes

99 |

18

Running

134

0

39

0

6

Zane Smith

21 |

15

Running

134

0

31

0

7

Todd Gilliland

38 |

25

Running

134

0

32

0

8

Tanner Gray

15 |

14

Running

134

0

29

0

9

Stewart Friesen

52 |

17

Running

134

0

28

0

10

Sheldon Creed

2 |

2

Running

134

8

28

0

11

Tyler Ankrum

26 |

7

Running

134

0

33

0

12

Spencer Davis

11 |

21

Running

134

0

25

0

13

Ty Majeski

45 |

5

Running

134

0

24

0

14

Ross Chastain

40 |

12

Running

134

0

0

0

15

Brennan Poole

30 |

23

Running

134

0

0

0

16

Brett Moffitt

23 |

10

Running

134

0

28

0

17

Austin Wayne Self

22 |

26

Running

134

0

20

0

18

Codie Rohrbaugh

9 |

27

Running

134

0

19

0

19

Tate Fogleman

02 |

22

Running

133

0

18

0

20

Jordan Anderson

3 |

20

Running

132

1

17

0

21

Natalie Decker

44 |

29

Running

132

0

16

0

22

Derek Kraus

19 |

16

Running

131

0

15

0

23

Christian Eckes

18 |

4

Running

130

10

32

0

24

Angela Ruch

00 |

31

Running

130

0

13

0

25

Spencer Boyd

20 |

30

Running

129

0

12

0

26

Cory Roper

04 |

19

Running

128

0

11

0

27

Josh Reaume

33 |

28

Running

126

0

10

0

28

Timmy Hill

56 |

11

Overheating

113

0

9

0

29

Stefan Parsons

83 |

24

Running

112

0

8

0

30

Raphael Lessard

4 |

8

Accident

90

0

15

0

31

Grant Enfinger

98 |

9

Accident

89

0

13

0

32

Josh Bilicki

34 |

32

Handling

3

0

0

0

  • #1 | LEADER

    Kyle Busch(i)

    #1

    LEADER

    Kyle Busch(i)

    51|

  • #2 | 5.958

    Johnny Sauter

    #2

    5.958

    Johnny Sauter

    13|

  • #3 | 9.255

    Austin Hill

    #3

    9.255

    Austin Hill

    16|

Kyle Busch dominates Las Vegas to win Gander Trucks race

LAS VEGAS — It‘s easy to spot a trend where Kyle Busch is concerned.

Put Busch in one of his own Kyle Busch Motorsports trucks, and he‘s all but certain to win. That‘s been the case for seven straight starts in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, counting Friday night‘s victory in the Strat 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his home track.

LAS VEGAS: Official results | At-track gallery

Busch led seven times for 108 of the 134 laps in the 200-mile race. About the only difficulty he had was clearing Sheldon Creed on consecutive restarts in the final stage of the race. But five laps into a run, Busch was gone.

Busch started his seven-race streak in 2018 at Pocono. He won all five of his Gander Trucks starts last year and started 2020 with the hometown victory.

After the last restart on Lap 96, Busch pulled out to a lead of more than 7.8 seconds over polesitter and race runner-up Johnny Sauter. His winning margin over Sauter was 5.958 seconds. The victory was Busch‘s 57th, extending his own record in the series, and his second straight at LVMS.

RELATED: Derek Kraus spins | Christian Eckes tags wall | Late-race double wreck 

“I don‘t know why but we just couldn‘t fire off on the restarts,” Busch said. “We just didn‘t have any speed. Once we got about 10 laps in, we started to check away from everybody. This Tundra was awesome — it really had great long-run speed.

“It was the first win for (crew chief) Danny Stockman at KBM, and it‘s cool to have him on board. My guys worked their butts off. We unloaded and we really weren‘t that close. We worked on it a lot with this new tire, and we got it a lot better.

“We kind of showed that with the (last) long run.”

Creed challenged Busch after the final restart, running side-by-side with the race winner and leading Laps 96 and 97, But Creed got loose under Busch‘s No. 51 Toyota on Lap 98, surrendered the top spot and fell to 10th at the finish.

Sauter passed eventual eighth-place finisher Tanner Gray for second on Lap 101, and Austin Hill followed into third a lap later. Reigning series champion Matt Crafton came home fourth, with his ThorSport Racing teammate Ben Rhodes securing the fifth spot.

“We were way too loose at the start there,” Sauter said of his initial run from the pole. Adjustments during the first two pit stops helped matters, but not enough to gain equal footing with Busch.

Last week‘s Daytona winner, Grant Enfinger, fell out early after Raphael Lessard‘s Toyota broke loose in the bottom lane and carried both trucks into the outside wall. Lessard and Enfinger finished 30th and 31st, respectively.

Zane Smith, Todd Gilliland, Gray, Stewart Friesen and Creed completed the top 10.