At the end of the first segment of Wednesday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series MudSummer Classic at Eldora Speedway, it’s Darrell Wallace Jr. in the lead.
The first of two competition cautions was supposed to occur at Lap 60, but did not actually come out until Lap 62. The track has hardened and is very slippery, causing a number of trucks to spin out.
Ty Dillon is running second after putting series veteran Ron Hornaday Jr. into the wall, followed by Jeb Burton, Hornaday and Tyler Reddick.
Sixth through 10th were Kyle Larson, Johnny Sauter, Ken Schrader, Ryan Blaney and Timothy Peters.
Pole sitter Erik Jones spun after holding the early lead and was scored 15th after the first segment. Defending race winner Austin Dillon is scored 14th.
Points leader Matt Crafton is 16th but stayed out and did not pit during the pit-optional stop after the first caution.
There will be two more segments – a 50-lap middle section and a 40-lap final sprint – separated by a second competition caution after the 50-lap mid-section.
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Alex Marquez of Spain won the inaugural MotoGP #StayAtHomeGP Virtual Race as the world’s premier bike racing series followed other motorsports into online racing.
The #StayAtHomeGP, which was streamed Sunday on several platforms including the Motorsports on NBC YouTube channel, featured a field of 10 riders competing on their console gaming systems at home.
Francesco Bagnaia was the runner-up, and Maverick Vinales rounded out the podium.
INDYCAR iRACING: Sage Karam wins Watkins Glen opener
Defending MotoGP premier series champion Marc Marquez, the older brother of the rookie race winner and his teammate at Repsol Honda Team, finished fifth.
Here’s a recap of the race from the MotoGP site.
The premier class of MotoGP has yet to hit the track this season as its opener was canceled and the next three races were postponed, including the Grand Prix of the Americas being moved from April 5 to Nov. 15.
Several other racing series have tried online racing in recent weeks.
IMSA held a “SuperSaturday at Sebring” March 21 in place of the postponed Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. NASCAR started its Pro Invitational Series last Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway and will continue Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway. IndyCar kicked off its six-race IndyCar iRacing Challenge with a Saturday race at Watkins Glen International that was won by Sage Karam.