By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Chase Briscoe won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Eldora Dirt Derby on Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The 23-year-old won his first truck race of the season.
Briscoe, who was driving a Ford-sponsored truck for Duke Thorson, led 54 of the possible 153 laps in the win.
This is Briscoe’s second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win. He also won at Homestead-Miami Speedway, driving the Cooper Standard-sponsored truck for Brad Keselowski.
Grant Enfinger was the second-place finisher. The Protect the Harvest-sponsored truck for Mike Curb led one lap and picked up 48 points.
This is Enfinger’s four Top 5 of the season. This was his best finish of the season.
This was best finish since the 2016 season when he won the Fred’s 250 on October 22nd, 2016 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama.
Canadian Stewart Friesen, who finished in the Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 last Thursday night at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky, finished third place on the dirt. The Halmar Intl./We Build America for Chris Larsen led one lap in his Chevrolet and received 35 points.
This is the second-time that Friesen finished in third-place this season. He also finished in third-place at Kansas in Week 6.
Logan Seavey, who finished eighth in his Mobil 1-sponsored Kyle Busch truck, led 53 laps. Ben Rhodes, who won last Thursday’s race in Kentucky near his hometown, also led 44 laps in his The Carolina Nut Co. for Thorson.
Only two trucks were not able to complete the race. Kyle Strickler, who was driving the G-Style Transportation/Cedar Peaks for Mike Mittler finished in the 31st position after crashing on Lap 145.
Norm Benning, the driver of the Zomongo/H&H Transport for Norm Benning, also did not finish the race. He crashed on Lap 144 and finished in the 32nd position.