Majeski Rules Truck Practice and Qualifying at World Wide Technology

(MADISON, IL – MAY 31, 2024 – RIS) Ty Majeski topped all the time sheets after practice and qualifying for the Toyota 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race at World Wide Technology Raceway. Majeski’s best lap in practice was a lap at 33.312 second and 135.086 mph, with Christian Eckes 0.063 second back. Majeski also set the best ten-lap average of 133.540 mph and then went out and clocked a lap at 32.475 sec, 138.568 mph in qualifying to beat out Eckes’ lap by 0.124 second.

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Corey Heim was the first racer to break into the 32-second lap zone, with a lap of 32.896 seconds at 136.795 mph. Chase Purdy joined him a tick slower, then the quicker trucks started eclipsing that time, with Ty Majeski and Dean Thompson both quicker, with Majeski the first truck quicker than 32.5 seconds, beating that mark by 0.025 second. Majeski’s lap stood at the top of the field for the remainder of the session, earning the No, 98 Ford another pole position, with Christian Eckes second, followed by Nick Sanchez, Dean Thompson and Tanner Gray the top five qualifiers. Bret Holmes failed to make a lap and will start last in the field.

Practice: Toyota 200, World Wide Technology Raceway
Pos, Driver, Truck, Time, Speed, Lap #, # Laps, -Fastest, -Next
1) Ty Majeski, No. 98 Road Ranger/ Bucked Up Ford, 33.312 sec, 135.086 mph, 2, 27, ---, ---
2) Christian Eckes, No. 19 Gates Hydraulics Chevrolet, 33.375, 134.831, 4, 10, -0.063 sec, -0.063 sec
3) Layne Riggs #, No. 38 Infinity Communications Group Ford, 33.421, 134.646, 2, 23, -0.109, -0.046
4) Matt Crafton, No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Ford, 33.436, 134.585, 1, 19, -0.124, -0.015
5) Nick Sanchez, No. 2 Gainbridge Chevrolet, 33.488, 134.376, 3, 23, -0.176, -0.052
6) Grant Enfinger, No. 9 Champion Power Equipment Chevrolet, 33.542, 134.160, 5, 24, -0.230, -0.054
7) Ty Dillon, No. 25 Rackley Roofing Chevrolet, 33.584, 133.992, 3, 16, -0.272, -0.042
8) Corey Heim, No. 11 Safelite Toyota, 33.609, 133.893, 1, 15, -0.297, -0.025
9) Stewart Friesen, No. 52 Halmar International Toyota, 33.629, 133.813, 6, 17, -0.317, -0.020
10) Ben Rhodes, No. 99 Bommarito Automotive Group Ford, 33.649, 133.734, 3, 22, -0.337, -0.020
11) Chase Purdy, No. 77 Bama Buggies Chevrolet, 33.649, 133.734, 5, 23, -0.337, -0.000
12) Tanner Gray, No. 15 Dead On Tools Toyota, 33.659, 133.694, 5, 24, -0.347, -0.010
13) Luke Fenhaus, No. 66 Soda Sense Ford, 33.704, 133.515, 2, 18, -0.392, -0.045
14) Tyler Ankrum, No. 18 LiUNA! Chevrolet, 33.716, 133.468, 1, 23, -0.404, -0.012
15) Connor Mosack, No. 45 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet, 33.736, 133.389, 4, 20, -0.424, -0.020
16) Andres Perez de Lara, No. 7 Wholly Guacamole/Herdez Chevrolet, 33.740, 133.373, 1, 22, -0.428, -0.004
17) Vicente Salas, No. 91 SERVPRO/Pape Material Handling Chevrolet, 33.742, 133.365, 3, 18, -0.430, -0.002
18) Colby Howard, No. 1 Coastal Sports Cards Toyota, 33.747, 133.345, 2, 22, -0.435, -0.005
19) Rajah Caruth, No. 71 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, 33.752, 133.325, 3, 26, -0.440, -0.005
20) Lawless Alan, No. 33 AUTOChargit Ford, 33.762, 133.286, 2, 21, -0.450, -0.010
21) Dean Thompson, No. 5 Thompson Pipe Group Toyota, 33.807, 133.109, 5, 21, -0.495, -0.045
22) Daniel Dye, No. 43 Hamlin & Associates Chevrolet, 33.811, 133.093, 3, 21, -0.499, -0.004
23) Jake Garcia, No. 13 Quanta Services Ford, 33.875, 132.841, 1, 22, -0.563, -0.064
24) Taylor Gray, No. 17 Place of Hope Toyota, 33.952, 132.540, 10, 18, -0.640, -0.077
25) Bayley Currey, No. 41 DQS Chevrolet, 33.964, 132.493, 2, 20, -0.652, -0.012
26) Matt Mills, No. 42 J.F. Electric/Utilitra Chevrolet, 34.050, 132.159, 13, 19, -0.738, -0.086
27) Bret Holmes, No. 32 Skuttle Tight Chevrolet, 34.109, 131.930, 2, 2, -0.797, -0.059
28) Timmy Hill, No. 56 Coble Enterprises/UNITS Toyota, 34.253, 131.375, 3, 15, -0.941, -0.144
29) Mason Massey, No. 02 BRUNT Chevrolet, 34.371, 130.924, 5, 24, -1.059, -0.118
30) Keith McGee, No. 22 More Core Diamond Drilling Ford, 34.790, 129.348, 15, 18, -1.478, -0.419
31) Thad Moffitt #, No. 46 Induction Innovations Chevrolet, 35.060, 128.351, 19, 20, -1.748, -0.270
32) Spencer Boyd, No. 76 ARS Construction & Record Rack Chevrolet, 35.073, 128.304, 9, 15, -1.761, -0.013

Best 10 Consecutive Lap Average
Pos, Driver, Truck, From Lap, To Lap, Avg Speed
1) Ty Majeski, No. 98 Road Ranger/ Bucked Up Ford, 1, 10, 133.540 mph
2) Nick Sanchez, No. 2 Gainbridge Chevrolet, 2, 11, 133.528
3) Matt Crafton, No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Ford, 1, 10, 133.287
4) Grant Enfinger, No. 9 Champion Power Equipment Chevrolet, 2, 11, 133.233
5) Stewart Friesen, No. 52 Halmar International Toyota, 3, 12, 133.133
6) Ben Rhodes, No. 99 Bommarito Automotive Group Ford, 2, 11, 132.926
7) Chase Purdy, No. 77 Bama Buggies Chevrolet, 4, 13, 132.740
8) Tanner Gray, No. 15 Dead On Tools Toyota, 1, 10, 132.496
9) Rajah Caruth, No. 71 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, 1, 10, 132.410
10) Andres Perez de Lara, No. 7 Wholly Guacamole/Herdez Chevrolet, 5, 14, 132.379
11) Tyler Ankrum, No. 18 LiUNA! Chevrolet, 1, 10, 132.276
12) Daniel Dye, No. 43 Hamlin & Associates Chevrolet, 1, 10, 132.050
13) Layne Riggs #, No. 38 Infinity Communications Group Ford, 11, 20, 132.020
14) Vicente Salas, No. 91 SERVPRO/Pape Material Handling Chevrolet, 2, 11, 131.933
15) Dean Thompson, No. 5 Thompson Pipe Group Toyota, 11, 20, 131.704
16) Matt Mills, No. 42 J.F. Electric/Utilitra Chevrolet, 1, 10, 131.200
17) Jake Garcia, No. 13 Quanta Services Ford, 13, 22, 130.327
18) Mason Massey, No. 02 BRUNT Chevrolet, 11, 20, 129.587
19) Keith McGee, No. 22 More Core Diamond Drilling Ford, 2, 11, 127.733
20) Thad Moffitt #, No. 46 Induction Innovations Chevrolet, 11, 20, 127.319
Must run 10 consecutive laps.

Time Trials: Toyota 200, World Wide Technology Raceway
Pos, Driver, Truck, Time, Speed, Lap #, # Laps, -Fastest, -Next
1) Ty Majeski, No. 98 Road Ranger/ Bucked Up Ford, 32.475, 138.568, 1, 1, 0.000, 0.000
2) Christian Eckes, No. 19 Gates Hydraulics Chevrolet, 32.599, 138.041, 1, 1, 0.124, 0.124
3) Nick Sanchez, No. 2 Gainbridge Chevrolet, 32.610, 137.994, 1, 1, 0.135, 0.011
4) Dean Thompson, No. 5 Thompson Pipe Group Toyota, 32.618, 137.961, 1, 1, 0.143, 0.008
5) Tanner Gray, No. 15 Dead On Tools Toyota, 32.730, 137.489, 1, 1, 0.255, 0.112
6) Stewart Friesen, No. 52 Halmar International Toyota, 32.789, 137.241, 1, 1, 0.314, 0.059
7) Taylor Gray, No. 17 Place of Hope Toyota, 32.801, 137.191, 1, 1, 0.326, 0.012
8) Ben Rhodes, No. 99 Bommarito Automotive Group Ford, 32.864, 136.928, 1, 1, 0.389, 0.063
9) Corey Heim, No. 11 Safelite Toyota, 32.896, 136.795, 1, 1, 0.421, 0.032
10) Grant Enfinger, No. 9 Champion Power Equipment Chevrolet, 32.966, 136.504, 1, 1, 0.491, 0.070
11) Chase Purdy, No. 77 Bama Buggies Chevrolet, 32.970, 136.488, 1, 1, 0.495, 0.004
12) Tyler Ankrum, No. 18 LiUNA! Chevrolet, 33.027, 136.252, 1, 1, 0.552, 0.057
13) Rajah Caruth, No. 71 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, 33.107, 135.923, 1, 1, 0.632, 0.080
14) Daniel Dye, No. 43 Hamlin & Associates Chevrolet, 33.122, 135.861, 1, 1, 0.647, 0.015
15) Jake Garcia, No. 13 Quanta Services Ford, 33.128, 135.837, 1, 1, 0.653, 0.006
16) Andres Perez de Lara, No. 7 Wholly Guacamole/Herdez Chevrolet, 33.200, 135.542, 1, 1, 0.725, 0.072
17) Layne Riggs #, No. 38 Infinity Communications Group Ford, 33.233, 135.408, 1, 1, 0.758, 0.033
18) Connor Mosack, No. 45 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet, 33.238, 135.387, 1, 1, 0.763, 0.005
19) Matt Crafton, No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Ford, 33.253, 135.326, 1, 1, 0.778, 0.015
20) Vicente Salas, No. 91 SERVPRO/Pape Material Handling Chevrolet, 33.261, 135.294, 1, 1, 0.786, 0.008
21) Mason Massey, No. 02 BRUNT Chevrolet, 33.385, 134.791, 1, 1, 0.910, 0.124
22) Ty Dillon, No. 25 Rackley Roofing Chevrolet, 33.427, 134.622, 1, 1, 0.952, 0.042
23) Colby Howard, No. 1 Coastal Sports Cards Toyota, 33.451, 134.525, 1, 1, 0.976, 0.024
24) Lawless Alan, No. 33 AUTOChargit Ford, 33.514, 134.272, 1, 1, 1.039, 0.063
25) Bayley Currey, No. 41 DQS Chevrolet, 33.525, 134.228, 1, 1, 1.050, 0.011
26) Matt Mills, No. 42 J.F. Electric/Utilitra Chevrolet, 33.612, 133.881, 1, 1, 1.137, 0.087
27) Luke Fenhaus, No. 66 Soda Sense Ford, 33.619, 133.853, 1, 1, 1.144, 0.007
28) Timmy Hill, No. 56 Coble Enterprises/UNITS Toyota, 33.954, 132.532, 1, 1, 1.479, 0.335
29) Spencer Boyd, No. 76 ARS Construction & Record Rack Chevrolet, 34.534, 130.306, 1, 1, 2.059, 0.580
30) Keith McGee, No. 22 More Core Diamond Drilling Ford, 34.625, 129.964, 1, 1, 2.150, 0.091
31) Thad Moffitt #, No. 46 Induction Innovations Chevrolet, 35.091, 128.238, 1, 1, 2.616, 0.466
32) Bret Holmes OP, No. 32 Skuttle Tight Chevrolet, 0.000, 0.000, 0, 0, -----, -----

Starting Line Up: Toyota 200, World Wide Technology Raceway
Pos, Driver, Truck, Time, Speed
1) Ty Majeski, No. 98 Road Ranger/ Bucked Up Ford, 32.475 sec, 138.568 mph
2) Christian Eckes, No. 19 Gates Hydraulics Chevrolet, 32.599, 138.041
3) Nick Sanchez, No. 2 Gainbridge Chevrolet, 32.610, 137.994
4) Dean Thompson, No. 5 Thompson Pipe Group Toyota, 32.618, 137.961
5) Tanner Gray, No. 15 Dead On Tools Toyota, 32.730, 137.489
6) Stewart Friesen, No. 52 Halmar International Toyota, 32.789, 137.241
7) Taylor Gray, No. 17 Place of Hope Toyota, 32.801, 137.191
8) Ben Rhodes, No. 99 Bommarito Automotive Group Ford, 32.864, 136.928
9) Corey Heim, No. 11 Safelite Toyota, 32.896, 136.795
10) Grant Enfinger, No. 9 Champion Power Equipment Chevrolet, 32.966, 136.504
11) Chase Purdy, No. 77 Bama Buggies Chevrolet, 32.970, 136.488
12) Tyler Ankrum, No. 18 LiUNA! Chevrolet, 33.027, 136.252
13) Rajah Caruth, No. 71 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, 33.107, 135.923
14) Daniel Dye, No. 43 Hamlin & Associates Chevrolet, 33.122, 135.861
15) Jake Garcia, No. 13 Quanta Services Ford, 33.128, 135.837
16) Andres Perez de Lara, No. 7 Wholly Guacamole/Herdez Chevrolet, 33.200, 135.542
17) Layne Riggs #, No. 38 Infinity Communications Group Ford, 33.233, 135.408
18) Connor Mosack, No. 45 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet, 33.238, 135.387
19) Matt Crafton, No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Ford, 33.253, 135.326
20) Vicente Salas, No. 91 SERVPRO/Pape Material Handling Chevrolet, 33.261, 135.294
21) Mason Massey, No. 02 BRUNT Chevrolet, 33.385, 134.791
22) Ty Dillon, No. 25 Rackley Roofing Chevrolet, 33.427, 134.622
23) Colby Howard, No. 1 Coastal Sports Cards Toyota, 33.451, 134.525
24) Lawless Alan, No. 33 AUTOChargit Ford, 33.514, 134.272
25) Bayley Currey, No. 41 DQS Chevrolet, 33.525, 134.228
26) Matt Mills, No. 42 J.F. Electric/Utilitra Chevrolet, 33.612, 133.881
27) Luke Fenhaus, No. 66 Soda Sense Ford, 33.619, 133.853
28) Timmy Hill, No. 56 Coble Enterprises/UNITS Toyota, 33.954, 132.532
29) Spencer Boyd, No. 76 ARS Construction & Record Rack Chevrolet, 34.534, 130.306
30) Keith McGee, No. 22 More Core Diamond Drilling Ford, 34.625, 129.964
31) Thad Moffitt #, No. 46 Induction Innovations Chevrolet, 35.091, 128.238
32) Bret Holmes, No. 32 Skuttle Tight Chevrolet, Owner Points,
(OP) - Top 30 in Owner Points, (i) Ineligible for driver points in this series, (#) Rookie

Track Qualifying Record: Grant Enfinger, 06/23/18, 32.405 sec 138.867 mph

Track Race Record: Jack Sprague, 05/07/00, 1:45:31, 113.726 mph

John Davison

Long-time RIS staffer, beginning in the mid-80s. Charlotte, NC area local contact.

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