You could call Friday night NextEra Energy Resources 250 a battleground, but it wouldn't be right for NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season opener.
It was more like a long, full blown war. 19659002] In a race at the Daytona International Speedway, which saw a record 11 warnings, a record 55 caution laps, and only nine of 32 lorries in target, Austin Hill took the checkered flag at the 11th round of NASCAR overtime to win for first time in the series – in Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota, who brought Brett Moffitt to the championship last year.
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"The whole last shot, my heart was pounding, "Hill said about the race to finish at round 1
"I can't believe my first victory came at Daytona. It's surreal. I can't wait to stick with these guys. "
Grant Enfinger runs second, 0.278 seconds behind Hill, after surviving a 12-car pileup in Turn 4 on lap 54. Enfinger rallied from two laps and tried to make a runner on Hill through the last two corners, but Hill effectively blocked him from Turn 4 and crossed to the finish line.
"I didn't have anybody behind me coming out of Turn 4," says Enfinger. "I wonder if it's a full moon tonight – carnage everywhere Ross Chastain ran third in his first race for Niece Motorsports, Spencer Boyd was fourth, followed by Matt Crafton, Josh Reaume, Timothy Peters, Angela Ruch and Austin Wayne Self who were beaten No. 22 Chevrolet was the last Car Racing in Target.
Racing in Truck Series for the First Time Since 2010 and for the second time in his career, Ruch has sent her best finish in a national series event, her eighth place being the second highest in a NASCAR female driver Gander Outdoors Truck Series s story, with record of Jennifer Jo Cobb (6th at Daytona in 2011).
Ben Rhodes led round 99 before a 10-car crash hit him out of the race. The wreck forced overtime, and at first attempt Self and Bobby Gerhart collapsed on the back to necessitate the second attempt.
Moffitt, the reigning serial champion, was the victim of the Lap 54 melee and resigned in 26th place in his First Event with GMS Racing.
Before the race was three laps old, second place qualifier David Gilliland took his No. 17 Toyota to pit road with a cut deck. In the same circuit, Gilliland's DGR Crosley teammate, Natalie Decker, followed the pit road with a carved deck and a broken oil line.
Decker & # 39; s car burned in flames, with the fire shot from the left wheel well and her crew pulled her off the car and ended her first start in the Truck Series.
"The deck went down and it was set on fire when I brought it to the pit road," Decker said. "I really wanted a good finish, but that's what it is."
Under the caution of Decker & # 39; s problem, Bryan Dauzat struck out after hitting the Turn 1 wall in a previous green incident. When he couldn't bring his No. 28 Chevrolet to a stop, Dauzat hit jackman Billy Rock and knocked him on the pavement.
Rock was awake and awake according to NASCAR officials, but was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation. 19659002] Results:  1. (10) Austin Hill, Toyota, 111.
2. (5) Grant Enfinger, Ford, 111.
3. (23) Ross Chastain (i), Chevrolet, 111.
4. (14) Spencer Boyd, Chevrolet, 111.
5. (15) Matt Crafton, Ford, 111.
6. (32) Josh Reaume, Chevrolet, 111.
7. (28) Timothy Peters, Chevrolet, 111.
8. (30) Angela Ruch, Chevrolet, 111.
9. (12) Austin Wayne Self, Chevrolet, 111.
10. (7 ) Stewart Friesen, Chevrolet, accident, 108.
11. (29) Bobby Gerhart, Chevrolet, accident, 105.
12. (9) Clay Greenfield, Chevrolet, Accident, 103.
13. ( 2) David Gilliland, Toyota, accident, 100.
14. (22) Ben Rhodes, Ford, accident, 98.
15. (13) Gus Dean #, Chevrolet, Accident, 98.
16 (19) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, accident, 98.
17. (6) Sheldon Creed #, Chevrolet, Accident, 98.
18. (4) Harrison Burton #, Toyota, accident, 89.
19. (3) T odd Gilliland, Toyota, accident, 88.
20. (25) Cory Roper, Ford, accident, 76.
21. (24) Myatt Snider, Ford, Accident, 62.
22. (1 ) Christian Eckes, Toyota, accident, 61.
23. (17) Johnny Sauter, Ford, accident, 60.
24. (26) Brennan Poole, Toyota, accident, 55.
25. ( 27) Jordan Anderson, Chevrolet, accident, 53.
26. (8) Brett Moffitt, Chevrolet, accident, 53.
27. (16) Chris Fontaine, Toyota, accident, 27.
28. (31) Ray Ciccarelli, Chevrolet, accident, 27.
29. (18) Tyler Dippel #, Chevrolet, accident, 23.
30. (20) Robby Lyons II, Chevrolet, accident, 16.
31. (21) Bryan Dauzat, Chevrolet, accident, 2.
32. (11) Natalie Decker, Toyota accident, 1.