Kasey Kahne, driving the #18 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Tundra wins at Darlington, dominated throughout most of the race and easily held that lead following a late caution with less than four laps remaining to win the "Too Tough To Tame 200”
at Darlington Raceway. This is the third win for Kasey Kahne in just four series starts, and is his second win at Darlington. #33 Ron Hornaday Jr. managed to take over the second position from #30 Todd Bodine when Todd Bodine got a little loose and Ron Hornaday was able to get by in those final laps. Todd Bodine finished third. Rounding out the top ten were; #88-Matt Crafton, #31-James Buescher, #17-Timothy Peters, #2-Elliott Sadler, #60-Cole White, #13-Johnny Sauter, #81-David Starr. There were 10 caution flags for 44 laps with 8 lead changes among 4 drivers.
Driver point standings following race #3 at Darlington Raceway:
1) #88-Matt Crafton, 111
2) #60-Cole Whitt, 105 -6
3) #17-Timothy Peters, 104, -7
4) #92-Clay Rogers, 104 -8
5) #13-Johnny Suater, 102 -9
6) #33-Ron Hornaday Jr., 99 -12
7) #30-Todd Bodine, 92 -19
8) #3-Austin Dillon, 92 -19
9) #9-Max Papis, 87 -24
10)#1-Jeffrey Earnhardt, 86 -25(Unofficial)(3-12-2011)
The Sprint Cup returns to the Fastest Half Mile known as Bristol Motor Speedway This Sunday for the “Jeff Byrd 500” it’s a 1pm start of Fox 45.
Saturday afternoon racing is in for The Nationwide Series at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday at 2pm on ESPN TV.
The Camping World Series in off until April 2nd when it returns to Martinsville for the Kroger 250.
Join me Monday at 4pm for the WING Racing Show. I’ll give you results, the latest news from the garage and get you ready for the next race.
Brian “BC” Casey