RCR Post Race Report NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Smith’s 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

RCR Post Race Report 
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Smith’s 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Smith’s 350
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
September 29, 2012
Race Highlights:
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished third (Joey Coulter), fourth (Brendan Gaughan) and 10th (Ty Dillon).
Dillon is the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver championship point leader by one marker; Coulter ranks fourth in the standings.
The No. 3 Chevrolet team is the Camping World Truck Series owner championship point leader, with the No. 22 team fourth in the standings and the No. 2 team 10th.
Dillon leads the Sunoco Rookie of the Year point standings ahead of Cale Gale.
According to NASCAR’s Loop Data Statistics, Coulter earned the highest Driver Rating (136.2), Dillon earned a rating of 102.3 ranking him fifth amongst the competitors while Gaughan ranked 12th with a rating of 83.6.
Coulter led the most laps (40) during the Smith’s 350.
RCR drivers made a total of 149 Green Flag Passes during the 146-lap event with Gaughan earning 51 passes, Dillon with 50 and Coulter with 48 passes.
Coulter scored the highest Average Running Position of 2.850, while Dillon ranked fourth with a 6.741 and Gaughan was 11th with a 10.959.
Coulter was ranked the Fastest Driver Early in a Run, while Dillon was the ninth-quickest and Gaughan ranked 10th.
Combined, RCR teammates scored the Fastest Laps Run for 44 circuits at the 1.5-mile track, with Coulter lead the most for 31 laps, while Dillon tied for third (13 laps).
Coulter spent 100 percent of the event in the top 15 ranking him first amongst the rest of the field, while Dillon ranked eighth (93.8 percent) and Gaughan ranked ninth (90.4 percent).
Coulter was the Fastest Driver Late in a Run and the Maintained the Fastest Green Flag Speed. Dillon ranked fourth and Gaughan ranked 11th in both categories.
Nelson Piquet Jr. took the checkered flag at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for his second career Camping World Truck Series win and was followed to the line by Matt Crafton, Coulter, Gaughan and Todd Bodine.
The next scheduled Camping World Truck Series race is the Coca-Cola 250 at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, Oct. 6. The 18th race of the 2012 season is scheduled to be televised live on SPEED beginning at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time and broadcast live on Motor Racing Network beginning at 3:45 p.m.