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Johnny Sauter won a rain-shortened Ford 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday night, but Austin Dillon clinched his first title.
Johnny Sauter did everything possible to wrest the 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday night by winning the race, but in the end Austin Dillon fought back to finish in tenth place despite tyre and engine problems, which was enough for him to clinch the championship by just six points over Sauter.

Dillon becomes the youngest Truck Series champion at 21, ahead of his move to full-time Nationwide Series competition in 2012. He's the first driver in the series to follow his rookie year with a championship win.

In a race shortened by 15 laps because of rain, Denny Hamlin came second ahead of the two Kevin Harvick, Inc. trucks, with Harvick himself in third ahead of Nelson Piquet Jr. in fourth. Piquet announced he would be moving to Turner Motorsports in 2012 following the closure of KHI after this weekend.

Race results

1. #13 Johnny Sauter Chevrolet 119 laps Race time: 1:25:25s (48/5 pts)
2. #18 Denny Hamlin Toyota 119 laps Running (0pts)
3. #2 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 119 laps Running (0pts)
4. #8 Nelson Piquet Jr. * Chevrolet 119 laps Running (40/0 pts)
5. #22 Joey Coulter * Chevrolet 119 laps Running (39/0 pts)
6. #121 Ty Dillon Chevrolet 119 laps Running (38/0 pts)
7. #124 Elliott Sadler Chevrolet 119 laps Running (0pts)
8. #17 Timothy Peters Toyota 119 laps Running (36/0 pts)
9. #23 Jason White Chevrolet 119 laps Running (35/0 pts)
10. #3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 119 laps Running (34/0 pts)
11. #81 David Starr Toyota 119 laps Running (33/0 pts)
12. #31 James Buescher Chevrolet 119 laps Running (33/1 pts)
13. #33 Ron Hornaday Chevrolet 119 laps Running (32/1 pts)
14. #29 Parker Kligerman * Dodge 119 laps Running (30/0 pts)
15. #15 Dusty Davis * Toyota 119 laps Running (29/0 pts)
16. #5 Todd Bodine Toyota 119 laps Running (28/0 pts)
17. #4 Ricky Carmichael Chevrolet 119 laps Running (27/0 pts)
18. #6 Justin Lofton Chevrolet 119 laps Running (26/0 pts)
19. #88 Matt Crafton Chevrolet 119 laps Running (26/1 pts)
20. #62 Brendan Gaughan Toyota 119 laps Running (25/1 pts)
21. #9 Max Papis Toyota 119 laps Running (23/0 pts)
22. #60 Cole Whitt * Chevrolet 119 laps Running (22/0 pts)
23. #32 Blake Feese Chevrolet 118 laps Running (21/0 pts)
24. #39 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet 118 laps Running (20/0 pts)
25. #98 Dakoda Armstrong Chevrolet 118 laps Running (20/1 pts)
26. #151 German Quiroga Toyota 118 laps Running (18/0 pts)
27. #20 Ross Chastain Toyota 117 laps Running (17/0 pts)
28. #109 Bryan Silas Ford 117 laps Running (0pts)
29. #57 Norm Benning Chevrolet 114 laps Running (15/0 pts)
30. #168 Clay Greenfield Dodge 104 laps Handling (14/0 pts)
31. #66 Max Gresham Chevrolet 99 laps Fuel Pump (13/0 pts)
32. #7 Miguel Paludo * Toyota 30 laps Engine (12/0 pts)
33. #174 Mike Harmon Chevrolet 14 laps Overheating (0pts)
34. #138 Dennis Setzer Chevrolet 4 laps Ignition (0pts)
35. #10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Ford 3 laps Engine (0pts)
36. #07 Johnny Chapman Toyota 1 laps Clutch (0pts)

Qualifying order

Qualifying was rained out, and the following order was set according to practice times and car owner points:

1. #31 James Buescher Chevrolet
2. #121 Ty Dillon Chevrolet
3. #8 Nelson Piquet Jr.* Chevrolet
4. #3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet
5. #13 Johnny Sauter Chevrolet
6. #60 Cole Whitt* Chevrolet
7. #124 Elliott Sadler Chevrolet
8. #2 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet
9. #6 Justin Lofton Chevrolet
10. #22 Joey Coulter* Chevrolet
11. #88 Matt Crafton Chevrolet
12. #23 Jason White Chevrolet
13. #29 Parker Kligerman* Dodge
14. #4 Ricky Carmichael Chevrolet
15. #5 Todd Bodine Toyota
16. #15 Dusty Davis* Toyota
17. #18 Denny Hamlin Toyota
18. #7 Miguel Paludo* Toyota
19. #62 Brendan Gaughan Toyota
20. #98 Dakoda Armstrong Chevrolet
21. #17 Timothy Peters Toyota
22. #33 Ron Hornaday Chevrolet
23. #81 David Starr Toyota
24. #9 Max Papis Toyota
25. #109 Bryan Silas Ford
26. #66 Max Gresham Chevrolet
27. #151 German Quiroga Toyota
28. #32 Blake Feese Chevrolet
29. #138 Mike Garvey Chevrolet
30. #39 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet
31. #10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Ford
32. #174 Mike Harmon Chevrolet
33. #07 Johnny Chapman Toyota
34. #57 Norm Benning Chevrolet
35. #168 Clay Greenfield Dodge
36. #93 Brent Raymer Chevrolet

Did Not Qualify

37. #127 Dennis Setzer Chevrolet
38. #20 Ross Chastain Toyota
39. #45 Tim George Jr. Chevrolet
40. #170 Jeff Agnew Chevrolet
41. #344 Frank Kimmel Chevrolet
42. #214 Brennan Newberry Chevrolet
43. #176 Derek White Ford

Practice 1

1. #31 James Buescher Chevrolet 32.338s (Leader) 166.986 mph
2. #121 Ty Dillon Chevrolet 32.432s (-0.094) 166.502 mph
3. #8 Nelson Piquet Jr.* Chevrolet 32.466s (-0.128) 166.328 mph
4. #3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 32.516s (-0.178) 166.072 mph
5. #13 Johnny Sauter Chevrolet 32.520s (-0.182) 166.052 mph
6. #60 Cole Whitt* Chevrolet 32.581s (-0.243) 165.741 mph
7. #124 Elliott Sadler Chevrolet 32.626s (-0.288) 165.512 mph
8. #2 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 32.653s (-0.315) 165.375 mph
9. #6 Justin Lofton Chevrolet 32.665s (-0.327) 165.315 mph
10. #22 Joey Coulter* Chevrolet 32.670s (-0.332) 165.289 mph
11. #88 Matt Crafton Chevrolet 32.745s (-0.407) 164.911 mph
12. #23 Jason White Chevrolet 32.836s (-0.498) 164.454 mph
13. #29 Parker Kligerman* Dodge 32.845s (-0.507) 164.409 mph
14. #4 Ricky Carmichael Chevrolet 32.851s (-0.513) 164.379 mph
15. #45 Tim George Jr. Chevrolet 32.881s (-0.543) 164.229 mph
16. #5 Todd Bodine Toyota 32.886s (-0.548) 164.204 mph
17. #15 Dusty Davis* Toyota 32.907s (-0.569) 164.099 mph
18. #18 Denny Hamlin Toyota 32.936s (-0.598) 163.954 mph
19. #7 Miguel Paludo* Toyota 33.026s (-0.688) 163.508 mph
20. #62 Brendan Gaughan Toyota 33.040s (-0.702) 163.438 mph
21. #98 Dakoda Armstrong Chevrolet 33.164s (-0.826) 162.827 mph
22. #17 Timothy Peters Toyota 33.214s (-0.876) 162.582 mph
23. #33 Ron Hornaday Chevrolet 33.229s (-0.891) 162.509 mph
24. #81 David Starr Toyota 33.296s (-0.958) 162.182 mph
25. #9 Max Papis Toyota 33.353s (-1.015) 161.904 mph
26. #170 Jeff Agnew Chevrolet 33.362s (-1.024) 161.861 mph
27. #344 Frank Kimmel Chevrolet 33.439s (-1.101) 161.488 mph
28. #109 Bryan Silas Ford 33.483s (-1.145) 161.276 mph
29. #66 Max Gresham Chevrolet 33.484s (-1.146) 161.271 mph
30. #151 German Quiroga Toyota 33.496s (-1.158) 161.213 mph
31. #20 Ross Chastain Toyota 33.501s (-1.163) 161.189 mph
32. #32 Blake Feese Chevrolet 33.594s (-1.256) 160.743 mph
33. #214 Brennan Newberry Chevrolet 33.660s (-1.322) 160.428 mph
34. #138 Mike Garvey Chevrolet 33.743s (-1.405) 160.033 mph
35. #39 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet 33.787s (-1.449) 159.825 mph
36. #10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Ford 33.858s (-1.520) 159.490 mph
37. #174 Mike Harmon Chevrolet 34.153s (-1.815) 158.112 mph
38. #176 Derek White Ford 34.246s (-1.908) 157.683 mph
39. #127 Dennis Setzer Chevrolet 34.363s (-2.025) 157.146 mph
40. #07 Johnny Chapman Toyota 34.547s (-2.209) 156.309 mph
41. #57 Norm Benning Chevrolet 34.597s (-2.259) 156.083 mph
42. #168 Clay Greenfield Dodge 35.245s (-2.907) 153.213 mph
43. #93 Brent Raymer Chevrolet 36.446s (-4.108) 148.164 mph

+ Set by Owner Points
* Denotes Rookie



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