Kraus Earns Best Finish of 2022 at Kansas
Derek Kraus drove the No. 19 Adaptive One Brakes Chevrolet Silverado RST to an eighth-place finish on Saturday in Kansas.
McAnally-Hilgemann Racing saw both of its drivers earn their best finishes of the year in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Saturday at Kansas. Kraus came home eighth in the No. 19 Adaptive One Chevrolet Silverado RST, notching his best finish of the year, while Howard drove the No. 91 Gates Hydraulics Chevrolet Silverado RST to a career-best 11th-place finish.
Kraus started eighth and finished sixth in the first stage. He charged back from pit stops to run eighth at the end of the second stage. Kraus worked his way up to fifth on the final restart but was shuffled back in fierce battling. He reclaimed one spot to come home in eighth. Kraus gained two spots as he moved up to 12th in the championship standings with the performance as well.
“Our Chevy was solid all night. We just lost some spots on restarts and had to battle back each time. Overall, it was a good night and good momentum,” Kraus said.
Start / Finish: 8 / 8
Points Earned: 37
Points Standing / Total: 12th / 195 pts.
Next Race: Friday, May 20, SpeedyCash.com 220, Texas Motor Speedway
How to Watch or Listen: 8:30 p.m. ET on FS1
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Bill McAnally Racing (BMR) holds the ARCA Menards Series West record with 11 championships and eclipsed the 100-win mark in 2022. The team has piled on six titles in the last eight seasons with four different drivers since 2015. Second-year driver Tanner Reif takes control of the No. 16 NAPA Auto Care Chevrolet for the 12-race campaign in 2023 and looks to improve on his runner-up finish in the 2022 drivers’ standings to build on BMR’s west coast legacy.
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