Kyle Busch Wins North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte

Dustin H.Correspondent IMay 22, 2010

CONCORD, NC - MAY 21:  Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Toyota Tundra/Z-Line Designs Toyota, celebrates on track after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2010 in Concord, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Kyle Busch took the win late Friday night/early Saturday morning in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200 from Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Busch held off Todd Bodine after several late race cautions and several restarts. Kyle Busch took his No. 18 Z-Line Designs Toyota Tundra to victory lane for the 18th time in the Truck Series, his third win at Charlotte and second for Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2010 after winning in Nashville.

The race was rain delayed almost three hours and started at 11 pm ET and wrapped up around 1 am on Saturday morning. The Camping World Truck Series point lead changed hands after Charlotte as Todd Bodine leads Aric Almirola by two points going into Texas in two weeks. Here are the results from the Truck race at Charlotte.

NC Education Lottery 200 Camping World Truck Series Results From Charlotte

1. Kyle Busch

2. Todd Bodine

3. Ron Hornaday

4. James Buescher

5. Elliott Sadler

6. Mike Skinner

7. Aric Almirola

8. Jason White

9. David Starr

10. Timothy Peters

After a 15.5-hour day from the time the garage opened till the start of the race, it was a long day for drivers and teams. Several drivers had a tough night including Mario Gosselin who ran into the back of TJ Bell on the start of the race cutting a tire down a few laps later. Austin Dillon had a loose lug nut and hit the wall hard on the backstretch on Lap 10.

A tough night for Brad Sweet and Wes Burton Sweet who had a tire go down early and Wes Burton and Nelson Piquet Jr made contact spinning Burton. Brent Raymer had a very scary accident on the front stretch with 55 laps to go the truck caught on fire and he hit the wall just passed the starting line, Brent was okay. Ryan Sieg was also involved in the same incident.

Dennis Setzer had a tire go down and hit the wall hard with 27 to go. As the late race cautions started more, Chris Eggleston would follow as Donny Lia spun off turn two with 14 laps to go. Terry Jones lost an engine with fewer than 10 laps to go causing a late race yellow that setup the finish as Kyle Busch held on for the victory.


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