Box Score Info:
RACE: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
TRACK: Chicagoland Speedway
DRIVER: Daniel Suárez
CAR: No. 51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra
LAPS: 150 /150
- Battling a tight ARRIS Tundra during the second run of the night, Suárez would be scored in seventh at the halfway point of the race, and maintain his position until the third caution flag of the night waved on lap 83. Once again, Manion called Suárez down pit road for four tires, fuel and another round of adjustments on the ARRIS Tundra. Suárez would maintain his position on pit road and restart in seventh on lap 88.
- Following the drop of the green flag on a perfect Friday night in Joliet, IL, Suárez maintained his position in third when a quick caution came out on lap three. During the caution, Suárez relayed to his ARRIS team that his Tundra was a little loose on exit, but overall not bad. Following the restart on lap eight, it didn’t take Suárez long to take over the top spot, as he took over the lead on lap 12 with a great pass heading into turn 1.
- Daniel Suárez, driver of the No. 51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM), lead 43 laps and crossed the finish line in the 11th position in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) American Ethanol e15 225 at Chicagoland Speedway.
- Suárez qualified his No. 51 ARRIS Toyota third for the 150-lap event, turning a lap time of 30.732 seconds at 175.713 mph around the 1.5-mile track.
- Suárez would continue to pace the field until the second caution of evening waved on lap 46 as the caution clock expired. During the caution, crew chief Kevin (Bono) Manion called Suárez down pit road for four tires, fuel and a slight adjustment to help the ARRIS Tundra turn better off exit. After the stop, Suárez restarted in third on lap 50.
- The 24-year-old from Monterrey, Mexico would continue to run inside the top 10 until the fourth caution of the evening waved on lap 104. Deciding to play strategy, Manion called Suárez down pit road for fuel only and a round of adjustments during the stop. With the call working, Suárez picked up seven spots on pit road and would restart in second on lap 109.
- With the cautions not falling in the ARRIS’ team favor, Suárez dropped back to the 16th position when the fifth caution of the evening waved on lap 132. During the caution, Suárez would once again come down pit road for his final set of sticker tires and restart in 18th on lap 142. Suárez would continue to battle for the remaining portion of the race, ultimately crossing the finish line in the 11th position for KBM.
- Suárez will next be in the ARRIS Tundra for KBM at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday, October 29th. The race can be seen live at 1:30 PM ET on Fox Sports 1, MRN Radio and SIRIUS XM NASCAR Radio.