Kansas Truck results: Christian Eckes wins as two drivers eradicated from playoffs

KANSAS CITY, Kans. — Christian Eckes led the final two laps to realize his third victory of the season Friday night within the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series playoff hobble at Kansas Speedway.

The hobble decrease the playoff field from 10 to eight opponents. Three-time series champion Matt Crafton and Matt DiBenedetto had been both eradicated.

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Ben Rhodes earned the final transfer location to the Round of 8, conserving off DiBenedetto by five parts. Rhodes survived despite appropriate rear points that slowed his truck. He finished 25th, two laps at the assist of the leaders but it undoubtedly changed into once peaceable excellent ample to come.

Taylor Gray finished second. DiBenedetto tied his season-most productive carry out of third.

DiBenedetto announced final week that he wouldn’t return to Rackey W.A.R. after this season. He’s searching out out a budge for next season.

Corey Heim finished fourth. Zane Smith finished the head five Friday night.

Individuals who come to the Round of 8 are: Ty Majeski, Grant Enfinger, Carson Hocevar, Gash Sanchez, Eckes, Heim and Rhodes.

The Round of 8 begins Thursday at Bristol. The Round of 8 parts races at Bristol, Talladega (Sept. 30) and Space residence (Oct. 21).

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