Ty Dillon may be just a spoiled rich kid (according to Kevin Harvick), but Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway he outclassed the rest of the 34 drivers in the field. Dillon was so dominant that he led a grand-total of 130 of the 147 laps in the WinStar World Casino 350, and he had to go toe to toe with Ryan Blaney, James Buescher and Johnny Sauter on a late restart to take the win.
Dillon, and his team of course were in the midst of controversy last week in the wake of “hammer-toss,” but all will be forgotten soon with a much needed victory.
Johnny Sauter methodically worked his way all night long through the field and eventually made it up to second.
Ron Hornaday came home in third, Brendan Gaughan finished fourth and Justin Lofton rounded out the top-five finishers in the Camping World Truck Series race at Texas.
James Buescher and Ryan Blaney, who looked to be threats to Dillon’s shot at victory, faded down the stretch. Buescher, a Texas-native, would wind up sixth, while Blaney...