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Ron Hornaday Jr. won a dramatic and controversial finish to the Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, when the points leader was blackflagged on the final lap.
Long-time Truck Series regular Ron Hornaday Jr. earned his 48th Truck Series win in his 284th start on Friday in the WinStar World Casino 400k, when Johnny Sauter was shown the black flag for changing lanes for the final green-white-chequered restart and was dramatically demoted to the back of the lead lap - putting him in 22nd place.

"Soon as the green dropped he turned in my lane, and I was yelling, 'He's in my lane!'" said Hornaday. He admitted: "At that time we had a second-place truck."

Series director Wayne Auton has specifically briefed drivers on this situation before the race: "He said, 'This is your last warning.' I think he said it three times," Hornaday said. "'You go into another guy's lane, better give it back before you get to Turn 1.' Sticky call. But you can't change lanes until you pass the start/finish line. And I hate that rule."

Todd Bodine wrecked on lap 68 with contact with David Starr in turn 2, while Matt Crafton hit the wall after getting spun by Austin Dillon. He marched toward turn 4 to give Dillon a "What the hell?" gesture next time around but after seeing replays admitted that he had contributed by getting a bit loose.

The Truck Series is doing an unusual double-header at Texas Motor Speedway with the IndyCar Series Firestone Twin 275s. There is no Nationwide Series event this week; the next Nationwide race is at Michigan on June 18.

Race results

1. #33 Ron Hornaday Chevrolet 168 laps Running (47/4 pts)
2. #29 Parker Kligerman * Dodge 168 laps Running (42/0 pts)
3. #2 David Mayhew Chevrolet 168 laps Running (41/0 pts)
4. #18 Brian Ickler Toyota 168 laps Running (0pts)
5. #22 Joey Coulter * Chevrolet 168 laps Running (40/1 pts)
6. #4 Ricky Carmichael Chevrolet 168 laps Running (38/0 pts)
7. #39 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet 168 laps Running (38/1 pts)
8. #7 Miguel Paludo * Toyota 168 laps Running (37/1 pts)
9. #31 James Buescher Chevrolet 168 laps Running (36/1 pts)
10. #77 Justin Lofton Toyota 168 laps Running (34/0 pts)
11. #20 Johanna Long * Toyota 168 laps Running (33/0 pts)
12. #5 Travis Kvapil Toyota 168 laps Running (32/0 pts)
13. #8 Nelson Piquet Jr. * Chevrolet 168 laps Running (32/1 pts)
14. #62 Brendan Gaughan Toyota 168 laps Running (30/0 pts)
15. #9 Max Papis Toyota 168 laps Running (29/0 pts)
16. #23 Jason White Chevrolet 168 laps Running (28/0 pts)
17. #66 Justin Marks Chevrolet 168 laps Running (27/0 pts)
18. #46 Craig Goess * Toyota 168 laps Running (26/0 pts)
19. #93 Shane Sieg Chevrolet 168 laps Running (26/1 pts)
20. #17 Timothy Peters Toyota 168 laps Running (25/1 pts)
21. #73 Tim Andrews Chevrolet 168 laps Running (0pts)
22. #13 Johnny Sauter Chevrolet 168 laps Running (24/2 pts)
23. #32 Steve Arpin Chevrolet 167 laps Running (22/1 pts)
24. #99 Chase Mattioli * Ford 166 laps Running (20/0 pts)
25. #92 Clay Rogers Chevrolet 160 laps Accident (19/0 pts)
26. #3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 159 laps Running (19/1 pts)
27. #168 Clay Greenfield Dodge 157 laps Running (0pts)
28. #60 Cole Whitt * Chevrolet 110 laps Engine (16/0 pts)
29. #88 Matt Crafton Chevrolet 88 laps Accident (15/0 pts)
30. #81 David Starr Toyota 66 laps Accident (14/0 pts)
31. #30 Todd Bodine Toyota 66 laps Accident (13/0 pts)
32. #165 Stephan McCurley Chevrolet 25 laps Clutch (12/0 pts)
33. #07 Johnny Chapman Toyota 9 laps Transmission (0pts)
34. #138 Mike Garvey Chevrolet 4 laps Brakes (10/0 pts)
35. #57 Norm Benning Chevrolet 3 laps Engine (9/0 pts)

Qualifying times

James Buescher was the only driver to top 179mph at Texas Motor Speedway during qualifying, as he earned his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career pole position for the WinStar World Casino 400k.

With the Cup drivers absent for once driving over at Pocono Raceway, the Truck regulars were given a proper chance to shine: rookie Joey Coulter (fresh from his headline-grabbing bump with Kyle Busch at Kansas last week) took second place while Austin Dillon was third at a track that saw him take pole in 2010.

Brian Ickler, driving the Kyle Busch Motorsports #18, started seventh alongside six-time Texas winner Todd Bodine.

1. #31 James Buescher Chevrolet 30.160s (Leader) 179.045mph
2. #22 Joey Coulter* Chevrolet 30.256s (-0.096) 178.477mph
3. #3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 30.271s (-0.111) 178.389mph
4. #32 Steve Arpin Chevrolet 30.280s (-0.120) 178.336mph
5. #13 Johnny Sauter Chevrolet 30.288s (-0.128) 178.288mph
6. #29 Parker Kligerman* Dodge 30.288s (-0.128) 178.288mph
7. #18 Brian Ickler Toyota 30.324s (-0.164) 178.077mph
8. #30 Todd Bodine Toyota 30.348s (-0.188) 177.936mph
9. #4 Ricky Carmichael Chevrolet 30.358s (-0.198) 177.877mph
10. #8 Nelson Piquet Jr.* Chevrolet 30.368s (-0.208) 177.819mph
11. #88 Matt Crafton Chevrolet 30.373s (-0.213) 177.789mph
12. #81 David Starr Toyota 30.398s (-0.238) 177.643mph
13. #33 Ron Hornaday Chevrolet 30.409s (-0.249) 177.579mph
14. #60 Cole Whitt* Chevrolet 30.418s (-0.258) 177.526mph
15. #66 Justin Marks Chevrolet 30.450s (-0.290) 177.340mph
16. #2 David Mayhew Chevrolet 30.451s (-0.291) 177.334mph
17. #5 Travis Kvapil Toyota 30.515s (-0.355) 176.962mph
18. #20 Johanna Long* Toyota 30.537s (-0.377) 176.835mph
19. #39 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet 30.557s (-0.397) 176.719mph
20. #23 Jason White Chevrolet 30.646s (-0.486) 176.206mph
21. #9 Max Papis Toyota 30.653s (-0.493) 176.165mph
22. #7 Miguel Paludo* Toyota 30.788s (-0.628) 175.393mph
23. #17 Timothy Peters Toyota 30.840s (-0.680) 175.097mph
24. #46 Craig Goess* Toyota 30.855s (-0.695) 175.012mph
25. #77 Justin Lofton Toyota 30.892s (-0.732) 174.803mph
26. #92 Clay Rogers Chevrolet 30.901s (-0.741) 174.752mph
27. #93 Shane Sieg Chevrolet 31.095s (-0.935) 173.661mph
28. #62 Brendan Gaughan Toyota 31.101s (-0.941) 173.628mph
29. #99 Chase Mattioli* Ford 31.372s (-1.212) 172.128mph
30. #07 Johnny Chapman Toyota 31.390s (-1.230) 172.029mph
31. #73 Tim Andrews Chevrolet 31.413s (-1.253) 171.903mph
32. #138 Mike Garvey Chevrolet 31.962s (-1.802) 168.951mph
33. #168 Clay Greenfield Dodge 32.539s (-2.379) 165.955mph
34. #165 Stephan McCurley Chevrolet 33.037s (-2.877) 163.453mph
35. #57 Norm Benning Chevrolet 34.823s (-4.663) 155.070mph

Thursday Practice 2 times

1. #60 Cole Whitt* Chevrolet 30.545s (Leader) 176.788 mph
2. #31 James Buescher Chevrolet 30.700s (-0.155) 175.896 mph
3. #18 Brian Ickler Toyota 30.709s (-0.164) 175.844 mph
4. #13 Johnny Sauter Chevrolet 30.729s (-0.184) 175.730 mph
5. #66 Justin Marks Chevrolet 30.752s (-0.207) 175.598 mph
6. #22 Joey Coulter* Chevrolet 30.754s (-0.209) 175.587 mph
7. #88 Matt Crafton Chevrolet 30.764s (-0.219) 175.530 mph
8. #30 Todd Bodine Toyota 30.790s (-0.245) 175.382 mph
9. #4 Ricky Carmichael Chevrolet 30.821s (-0.276) 175.205 mph
10. #32 Steve Arpin Chevrolet 30.984s (-0.439) 174.284 mph
11. #3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 31.012s (-0.467) 174.126 mph
12. #2 David Mayhew Chevrolet 31.014s (-0.469) 174.115 mph
13. #7 Miguel Paludo* Toyota 31.025s (-0.480) 174.053 mph
14. #5 Travis Kvapil Toyota 31.140s (-0.595) 173.410 mph
15. #33 Ron Hornaday Chevrolet 31.163s (-0.618) 173.282 mph
16. #20 Johanna Long* Toyota 31.202s (-0.657) 173.066 mph
17. #8 Nelson Piquet Jr.* Chevrolet 31.205s (-0.660) 173.049 mph
18. #9 Max Papis Toyota 31.206s (-0.661) 173.044 mph
19. #77 Justin Lofton Toyota 31.211s (-0.666) 173.016 mph
20. #23 Jason White Chevrolet 31.296s (-0.751) 172.546 mph
21. #92 Clay Rogers Chevrolet 31.320s (-0.775) 172.414 mph
22. #17 Timothy Peters Toyota 31.324s (-0.779) 172.392 mph
23. #29 Parker Kligerman* Dodge 31.371s (-0.826) 172.133 mph
24. #46 Craig Goess* Toyota 31.377s (-0.832) 172.101 mph
25. #07 Johnny Chapman Toyota 31.419s (-0.874) 171.871 mph
26. #62 Brendan Gaughan Toyota 31.485s (-0.940) 171.510 mph
27. #81 David Starr Toyota 31.570s (-1.025) 171.048 mph
28. #99 Chase Mattioli* Ford 31.602s (-1.057) 170.875 mph
29. #39 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet 31.845s (-1.300) 169.571 mph
30. #93 Shane Sieg Chevrolet 31.904s (-1.359) 169.258 mph
31. #73 Tim Andrews Chevrolet 32.186s (-1.641) 167.775 mph
32. #165 Stephan McCurley Chevrolet 33.024s (-2.479) 163.517 mph
33. #168 Clay Greenfield Dodge 33.473s (-2.928) 161.324 mph
34. #57 Norm Benning Chevrolet 34.817s (-4.272) 155.097 mph
35. #138 Mike Garvey Chevrolet

Thursday Practice 1 times

1. #31 James Buescher Chevrolet 30.125s (Leader) 179.253 mph
2. #3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 30.148s (-0.023) 179.116 mph
3. #33 Ron Hornaday Chevrolet 30.244s (-0.119) 178.548 mph
4. #23 Jason White Chevrolet 30.328s (-0.203) 178.053 mph
5. #8 Nelson Piquet Jr.* Chevrolet 30.443s (-0.318) 177.381 mph
6. #22 Joey Coulter* Chevrolet 30.475s (-0.350) 177.194 mph
7. #29 Parker Kligerman* Dodge 30.479s (-0.354) 177.171 mph
8. #66 Justin Marks Chevrolet 30.493s (-0.368) 177.090 mph
9. #30 Todd Bodine Toyota 30.494s (-0.369) 177.084 mph
10. #4 Ricky Carmichael Chevrolet 30.560s (-0.435) 176.702 mph
11. #5 Travis Kvapil Toyota 30.581s (-0.456) 176.580 mph
12. #81 David Starr Toyota 30.595s (-0.470) 176.499 mph
13. #88 Matt Crafton Chevrolet 30.646s (-0.521) 176.206 mph
14. #9 Max Papis Toyota 30.655s (-0.530) 176.154 mph
15. #39 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet 30.665s (-0.540) 176.097 mph
16. #60 Cole Whitt* Chevrolet 30.666s (-0.541) 176.091 mph
17. #17 Timothy Peters Toyota 30.692s (-0.567) 175.942 mph
18. #7 Miguel Paludo* Toyota 30.695s (-0.570) 175.924 mph
19. #46 Craig Goess* Toyota 30.721s (-0.596) 175.776 mph
20. #18 Brian Ickler Toyota 30.760s (-0.635) 175.553 mph
21. #32 Steve Arpin Chevrolet 30.778s (-0.653) 175.450 mph
22. #77 Justin Lofton Toyota 30.828s (-0.703) 175.165 mph
23. #13 Johnny Sauter Chevrolet 30.842s (-0.717) 175.086 mph
24. #2 David Mayhew Chevrolet 30.890s (-0.765) 174.814 mph
25. #92 Clay Rogers Chevrolet 31.016s (-0.891) 174.104 mph
26. #62 Brendan Gaughan Toyota 31.087s (-0.962) 173.706 mph
27. #20 Johanna Long* Toyota 31.325s (-1.200) 172.386 mph
28. #99 Chase Mattioli* Ford 31.919s (-1.794) 169.178 mph
29. #138 Mike Garvey Chevrolet 32.058s (-1.933) 168.445 mph
30. #73 Tim Andrews Chevrolet 32.413s (-2.288) 166.600 mph
31. #93 Shane Sieg Chevrolet 32.840s (-2.715) 164.434 mph
32. #165 Stephan McCurley Chevrolet 33.398s (-3.273) 161.686 mph
33. #07 Johnny Chapman Toyota
34. #57 Norm Benning Chevrolet
35. #168 Clay Greenfield Dodge

* Denotes Rookie



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