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RACE: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 200
TRACK: Homestead-Miami Speedway
DRIVER: Daniel Suárez
CAR: No. 51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra
- Daniel Suárez, driver of the No. 51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM), crossed the finish line sixth in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS).
- Suárez qualified his No. 51 ARRIS Toyota 17th for the 134-lap event, turning a lap time of 32.163 seconds at 167.895 mph around the 1.5-mile speedway.
- Following the drop of the green flag on a picture-perfect evening in South Florida, Suárez wasted no time working his way to the front, cracking the top five by lap 30, and into the top three when the second caution of the evening waved on lap 42. Fight a loose Tundra during his run, crew chief Kevin (Bono) Manion called Suárez down pit road for four tires, fuel and adjustments to help with the handling issues on the ARRIS Tundra. Following the stop, Suárez restarted in third on lap 47.
- Suárez continued to run inside the top five at the halfway point of the race, but would radio to his crew that his ARRIS Tundra was still loose on the long runs. The third caution flag flew on lap 82 and Manion would once again call his driver to pit road for four fresh Goodyear tires, fuel and another round of adjustments. Suárez would take the lap 87 restart 11th.
- With the latest round of changes working on his ARRIS Tundra, the 24-year-old from Monterrey, Mexico would crack the top 10 on lap 92 and be scored in seventh when the final caution of the evening waved on lap 109. During the caution, Manion once again called Suárez down pit road for four tires, fuel and a round of adjustments. After the stop, Suárez restarted in 11th on lap 114.
- Suárez would continue to battle for the remaining 20 laps of the race, picking up several spots and crossing the finish line in the sixth position.