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Solid Top-15 Finish for Kraus and McAnally-Hilgemann in Las Vegas

#19: Derek Kraus, McAnally Hilgemann Racing, Toyota Tundra NAPA Autocare

Derek Kraus drove the McAnally-Hilgemann Racing No. 19 NAPA AutoCare/South Point Toyota Tundra to a solid 12th-place finish at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday night in the Victoria’s Voice Foundation 200 Presented by Westgate Resorts.

#19: Derek Kraus, McAnally Hilgemann Racing, Toyota Tundra NAPA Autocare

Driving a new truck without any practice, the 20-year-old and his team worked throughout the race to tune on their Tundra and get it dialed in.

#19: Derek Kraus, McAnally Hilgemann Racing, Toyota Tundra NAPA Autocare

After starting 12th, Kraus finished Stage 1 in 18th and was 24th at the end of Stage 2. The crew took advantage of opportunities midway through the race to make adjustments as they pitted for fresh tires. Their work paid off, as Kraus was able to mount a charge to the front.

#19: Derek Kraus, McAnally Hilgemann Racing, Toyota Tundra NAPA Autocare

He was up to 18th on a Lap 84 restart and charged into the top ten on Lap 108. He had worked his way up to eighth when a caution came out on Lap 127, setting up four-lap dash to the finish. He got shuffled back in a fierce battle those final few laps, to finish 12th. Kraus remains 13th in the championship standings, with three races remaining on the schedule.

Start / Finish: 12 / 13
Points Earned: 25
Points Standing / Total: 13th / 427

Next Race: Oct. 2, Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, Ala. (2.66-mile oval)
How to Watch or Listen: Live on FS1

Derek Kraus: @derek9kraus
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Bill McAnally Racing: @BMR_NASCAR

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Based in Roseville, California, Bill McAnally Racing fields multiple teams in the ACRA Menards Series (formally NASCAR K&N Pro Series), including the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driven by Gio Scelzi. The team has amassed a record 99 wins and nine championships, with four of those titles earned in the last five years.

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