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April 29, 2009

Toyota Racing: Skinner Scores Win at Kansas

Filed under: Auto — hypeplug @ 5:54 pm

Mike Skinner Celebrates His First Win of 2009 Photo Credit: LAT
Toyota Racing Weekend Recap

SKINNER CLAIMS RAIN-SHORTENED TRUCK SERIES WIN AT KANSAS

Mike Skinner was victorious despite rain delays in Monday’s NASCAR© Camping World Truck Series™ (NCWTS) race at Kansas Speedway. He led a race-high 67 of 132 laps before persistent rain forced officials to call an end to the event 35 laps early.

Skinner took the lead for good from Stacy Compton on a lap 119 restart, after crew chief Eric Phillips’ call to take only a splash of fuel put the No. 5 Toyota ahead of the front-runners on the 1.5-mile oval. Shortly after, the light mist made conditions too slick to continue, giving Randy Moss Motorsports its first NCWTS win.

TOYOTA TALLIES TOP-10S AT TALLADEGA

Toyota drivers earned a total of eight top-10 finishes in the two NASCAR© races that took place at Talladega Superspeedway over the weekend. Both races ended in dramatic fashion, with flipping race cars and last-lap passes for the win at the 2.66-mile Alabama superspeedway.

For complete results from the NASCAR© Sprint Cup Series™ and NASCAR© Nationwide Series™ races, please visit Toyota Racing.

Up next:

  • NASCAR© Nationwide Series™ — Richmond International Raceway, Friday, May 1 @ 7:00 p.m. (ET) on ESPN2
  • NASCAR© Sprint Cup Series™ — Richmond International Raceway, Saturday, May 2 @ 7:00 p.m. (ET) on FOX
  • O’Reilly NHRA Midwest Nationals, Elimination Round – Sunday, May 3 @ 7:00 p.m. (ET) on ESPN2


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