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Sheldon Creed Takes Stage 2 Win of Truck Race at Kentucky, But Weather is Approaching

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GMS Racing’s Sheldon Creed took the Stage 2 win in Saturday’s NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Buckle up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway.

Creed led 20 laps in the Stage, but strategy will likely play a hand in the conclusion of the race as storms are approaching the 1.5-mile speedway in Sparta, KY in a swift fashion.

Ben Rhodes, one of the three drivers who were docked 10 points and dropped to the rear of the field due to a violation in inspection with their triangular filler panels, finished second in Stage 2.

Rhodes was followed by two of his ThorSport Racing teammates Matt Crafton in third, and Johnny Sauter — another of the pre-race penalized drivers — was fourth.

Austin Hill, who drives the Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota finished fifth in Stage 2.

Christian Eckes, Stage 1 Winner Zane Smith, Derek Kraus, Tanner Gray and Todd Gilliland rounded out the top-10 finishers in Stage 2.

Stage and Playoff Points Awarded in Stage 2:

Finish Driver Stage Points Playoff Points
1 Sheldon Creed 10 1
2 Ben Rhodes 9 0
3 Matt Crafton 8 0
4 Johnny Sauter 7 0
5 Austin Hill 6 0
6 Christian Eckes 5 0
7 Zane Smith 4 0
8 Derek Kraus 3 0
9 Tanner Gray 2 0
10 Todd Gilliland 1 0


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Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

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