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RESULTS

START POS

FINAL STATUS

LAPS COMPLETED

LAPS LED

POINTS

PLAYOFF POINTS

1

Ty Majeski

66 |

6

Running

200

45

45

0

2

Zane Smith

38 |

35

Running

200

39

36

0

3

Parker Kligerman

75 |

28

Running

200

0

34

0

4

Grant Enfinger

23 |

4

Running

200

0

39

0

5

Matt Crafton

88 |

16

Running

200

0

33

0

6

Derek Kraus

19 |

1

Running

200

27

39

0

7

Stewart Friesen

52 |

3

Running

200

0

48

0

8

Christian Eckes

98 |

7

Running

200

0

41

0

9

Chandler Smith

18 |

2

Running

200

89

48

0

10

Corey Heim

51 |

5

Running

200

0

30

0

11

Tyler Ankrum

16 |

12

Running

200

0

26

0

12

John H. Nemechek

4 |

36

Running

200

0

28

0

13

Kaden Honeycutt

30 |

27

Running

200

0

26

0

14

Hailie Deegan

1 |

18

Running

200

0

23

0

15

Bayley Currey

44 |

8

Running

200

0

0

0

16

Taylor Gray

17 |

17

Running

200

0

27

0

17

Tanner Gray

15 |

26

Running

200

0

24

0

18

Ben Rhodes

99 |

11

Running

200

0

26

0

19

Carson Hocevar

42 |

10

Running

200

0

18

0

20

Austin Wayne Self

22 |

32

Running

200

0

17

0

21

Jack Wood

24 |

20

Running

200

0

16

0

22

Jake Garcia

35 |

15

Running

200

0

15

0

23

Lawless Alan

45 |

23

Running

200

0

14

0

24

Colby Howard

91 |

19

Running

200

0

13

0

25

Jesse Little

02 |

25

Running

200

0

12

0

26

Timmy Hill

56 |

29

Running

200

0

11

0

27

Matt DiBenedetto

25 |

9

Running

199

0

17

0

28

Blaine Perkins

9 |

22

Running

197

0

9

0

29

Leland Honeyman

20 |

31

Running

195

0

8

0

30

Chase Purdy

61 |

24

Running

193

0

12

0

31

Connor Mosack

32 |

21

Running

192

0

6

0

32

Dean Thompson

40 |

13

Accident

178

0

5

0

33

Chris Hacker

33 |

30

Suspension

165

0

4

0

34

Rajah Caruth

7 |

14

Accident

44

0

3

0

35

Josh Reaume

43 |

34

Accident

34

0

2

0

36

Spencer Boyd

12 |

33

Accident

25

0

1

0

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  • POS 1 | LEADER

    Ty Majeski

    POS1

    LEADER

    Ty Majeski

    Driver badge number 66 |

  • POS 2 | 1.152

    Zane Smith

    POS2

    1.152

    Zane Smith

    Driver badge number 38 |

  • POS 3 | 2.449

    Parker Kligerman

    POS3

    2.449

    Parker Kligerman

    Driver badge number 75 |

Ty Majeski wins Truck Series race at Bristol, earns spot in Phoenix

Ty Majeski downplayed his final run in Thursday night‘s UNOH 200 presented by Ohio Logistics at Bristol Motor Speedway as “just another restart.”

In reality, it was the most important moment to date in Majeski‘s hardscrabble career.

Streaking away from Zane Smith after a restart with 12 laps left in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series‘ Round of 8 playoff race, Majeski scored the first NASCAR national series victory of his career and claimed the first berth in the Nov. 4 Championship 4 finale at Phoenix Raceway.

“Awesome job! Thank you!” Majeski radioed to crew chief Joe Shear Jr. as he crossed the finish line. “Let‘s polish this baby up, and let‘s take this thing to Phoenix.”

RELATED: Race results | Photos from Bristol

To preserve the lightning-fast No. 66 ThorSport Racing Toyota that had carried him to victory, the short-track ace eschewed the customary burnout on the frontstretch, eliciting some good-natured boos from fans in the grandstands.

But nothing could dampen Majeski‘s mood.

“Man, this is unbelievable,” said the 28-year-old from Seymour, Wisconsin. “I‘ve been waiting for an opportunity like this. …We came guns blazing for this race, took our best truck. Joe was aggressive on pit strategy — got us out front, and we were able to get it done.

“This is so cool. My career‘s been so up-and-down. … This is just damn cool — I‘ve been waiting for this for a long time.”

WATCH: Majeski honors Kulwicki with Polish victory lap

Smith started from the rear of the field because of transmission issues that prevented him from qualifying. But after pitting under the first caution for Josh Reaume‘s accident on Lap 37, Smith finished the race without returning to pit road.

The strategy put Smith in the lead for 39 laps, but Majeski had the superior truck and made the winning pass during a restart on Lap 156. He kept Smith at bay on two late restarts to seal the victory.

“A good salvage of the night,” said Smith, who crossed the finish line 1.152 seconds behind the race winner. “I tried matching the 66 (on the restarts). I did the first time, but on the second time, he just got me. He was ultimately just better than us. Still, a never-give-up kind of night. That‘s what it takes to get to the final four.”

RELATED: Smith averts crisis with rally to second place

Non-playoff driver Parker Kligerman ran third, followed by Grant Enfinger, who fell below the cutline for the Championship 4 with two races left in the Round of 8. Matt Crafton was fifth, followed by pole winner Derek Kraus in a battle of non-playoff drivers.

Chandler Smith led a race-high 89 laps and won the first two stages but was forced to pit for tires and fuel after the second stage and lost track position. He finished ninth behind fellow playoff drivers Stewart Friesen and Christian Eckes.

Chandler Smith heads for the second Round of 8 race, Oct. 1 at Talladega Superspeedway, 24 points above the cutline.

Playoff driver John Hunter Nemechek slammed the outside wall during practice earlier in the day and started from the rear in a backup truck. He finished 12th.

Reaume, who spun sideways into the path of sliding Rajah Caruth‘s Chevrolet on Lap 37, climbed from his truck after the driver‘s-side impact but was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation.

NOTE: Inspection is complete in the Truck Series garage with no issues, confirming Majeski as the winner and first to the Championship 4 in Phoenix.