Monday, September 24, 2012

TRUCKS: Koch Edges Three RSS Racing Trucks For His First Last-Place Finish

SOURCE: Rubbin's Racin'
Blake Koch scored the 1st last-place finish of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career in Friday’s Kentucky 201 at the Kentucky Speedway when his #0 Driven2Honor.org Ford fell out with transmission problems without completing a lap of the 134-lap race. The finish came in Koch’s third series start.

Koch qualified 31st in the field at an average speed of 167.655 mph, one position behind team owner Jennifer Jo Cobb and her #10 Dodge Ram. Three laps after Koch fell out of the race, Dennis Setzer edged the #84 of Chris Fontaine and Setzer’s two RSS Racing teammates of Chris Jones and Johnny Chapman for the 35th spot.

LASTCAR STATISTICS
*Koch was the first Ford to finish last in a Truck race at Kentucky since 2009, when Brent Raymer’s #85 Car Truck & RV / BrentRaymer.com Ford lost the rear end after one lap of the Built Ford Tough 225 presented by Great Cincinnati Ford Dealers.
*This was the second last-place finish of 2012 for the #0. The other was authored by T.J. Bell at Michigan, four races ago.

THE BOTTOM FIVE
36) #0-Blake Koch / 0 laps / transmission
35) #37-Dennis Setzer / 3 laps / vibration
34) #84-Chris Fontaine / 3 laps / engine
33) #38-Chris Jones / 4 laps / rear end
32) #93-Johnny Chapman / 16 laps / rear end

LASTCAR TRUCK SERIES DRIVER'S CHAMPIONSHIP
1st) Dennis Setzer (3)
2nd) Johnny Chapman (2)
3rd) T.J. Bell, Jeb Burton, Rick Crawford, Grant Enfinger, Clay Greenfield, Blake Koch, Jennifer Jo Cobb, Brandon Knupp, Jason Leffler, Brennan Newberry, Scott Riggs (1)

LASTCAR TRUCK SERIES OWNER'S CHAMPIONSHIP
1st) #38-RSS Racing (3)
2nd) #0-Jennifer Jo Cobb, #27-Hillman Racing (2)
3rd) #5-Wauters Motorsports, #10-Jennifer Jo Cobb, #14-Bob Newberry, #18-Kyle Busch Motorsports, #60-Turn One Racing, #68-Clay Greenfield Motorsports, #86-Clay Greenfield Motorsports, #74-Mike Harmon, #07-Ken Smith (1)

LASTCAR TRUCK SERIES MANUFACTURER'S CHAMPIONSHIP
1st) Chevrolet (9)
2nd) Dodge (3)
3rd) Ford, Toyota (2)
 

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