Twitchy Race Reports
(TALLADEGA, AL) Race #22 for the Sam Maxwell Customs Truck Series kicked off tonight. It was an elimination race tonight to set the top 6 drivers that would advance to round 2 of the Playoffs. The action took place at Talladega Superspeedway.
The evening saw 38 drivers make the trip for a shot at a spot in the 36 truck starting field. Qualifying seen Alex Giese grab the pole with Sam Maxwell 2nd, Nicholas Kohan 3rd, Jason Stewart 4th, and Michael Atkins Jr. rounded out the top 5. The race only had 2 yellows for just a couple truck wrecks. As mentioned the race seen a lot of green flag racing with just 2 caution periods.
The race went green and had green flag pit stops as well. The race went green till 5 laps to go when the yellow flew for a couple truck wreck. The race would end under caution which saw a first time winner emerge from it with young Devin Serra getting his first career ASRS Victory. Michael Chrobok 2nd, Jarred Haggerty 3rd, Pat Rusha 4th, and Edward Bray rounded out the top 5.
The playoff drivers finished as follows Devin Serra with the Win, Jonathan Holstein went from 23rd to finish 6th, Allan Young 8th, Jim Foose 9th, Michael Atkins Jr. 12th, Jason Stewart 14th, Brad Cross went from 36th to 17th, and Mitch Brown was unable to make the trip.
As for the 6 drivers that will advance to round #2 of the SMC Playoffs it will be Devin Serra, Michael Atkins Jr., Allan Young, Jason Stewart, Brad Cross, and Jim Foose will be the 6 drivers that will do battle over the next 3 races to decide who the 4 drivers will be that will race for the 2017 Sam Maxwell Customs Truck Series Championship at Homestead Miami FL.
Next Tuesday the Xfinity Series will run it’s finale of the 2017 season to crown the Champion. The truck series will be in action in 2 weeks. As always be sure to tune into Off Camber TV to catch all the Truck Racing action LIVE!!!!!
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