Sunday, July 31, 2011
TRUCKS: Garvey Last For Second Consecutive Truck Race
With 36 trucks qualifying for as many starting spots, Garvey timed in 31st at a speed of 104.128 mph. After narrowly avoiding a Lap 1 melee in turn one that damaged teammate Ryan Sieg’s #39, Garvey remained on track for the restart, raced for a couple laps, then pulled behind the wall.
Sieg finished 29th, seven laps down to race winner Timothy Peters. Team owner Shane Sieg, driving the third S&W truck - #93 - finished 35th after a vibration ended his run at 127 laps.
*Neither Garvey nor the #38 had ever before finished last in a Truck Series race at Lucas Oil Raceway.
*This was the first time a Truck Series driver has finished last in a race at Lucas Oil Raceway with rear gear problems.
THE BOTTOM FIVE
36) #38-Mike Garvey / 7 laps / rear gear
35) #93-Shane Sieg / 127 laps / vibration
34) #00-Brad Queen / 133 laps / engine
33) #42-Tommy Joe Martins / 181 laps / running
32) #10-Jennifer Jo Cobb / 183 laps / running
LASTCAR TRUCK SERIES DRIVER’S CHAMPIONSHIP
1st) Mike Garvey (4)
2nd) Norm Benning (2)
3rd) James Buescher, Travis Kvapil, Chris Lafferty, Johanna Long, Scott Riggs, Greg Seevers, Brad Sweet (1)
LASTCAR TRUCK SERIES OWNER’S CHAMPIONSHIP
1st) #38-Shane Sieg (4)
2nd) #57-Norm Benning Racing (2)
3rd) #5-Randy Moss, #10-Jennifer Jo Cobb, #20-Panhandle Motorsports, #31-Turner Motorsports, #32-Turner Motorsports, #75-Norm Benning Racing, #07-SS Green Light Racing (1)
LASTCAR TRUCK SERIES MANUFACTURER’S CHAMPIONSHIP
1st) Chevrolet (10)
2nd) Toyota (3)