DiSavino Races to Best Career Finish at Pocono Raceway

Jordan Anderson Racing NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race Report – Pocono Raceway; June 26, 2021

Track: Pocono Raceway- Tri-Oval (2.5 Miles)

Race: CRC Brakleen 150

Date: June 26, 2021

Format: 60 Laps –15/15/30; 150 Miles

No. 3 KEES Vacations / Bud’s Chevrolet Silverado – Howie DiSavino III 

Start: 33

Stage 1: 30

Stage 2: 16

Finish: 22

Status: Running 

Laps Completed: 60 of 60

Laps Led: 0

Stage One Recap:

– DiSavino would start the CRC Brakleen 150 from the 33rd position after the use of the NASCAR performance matrix to determine the starting order, the matrix is based off the No. 3 team’s ranking in the owner points standings, as well as the finishing position and the fastest lap turned during the Camping World Truck Series’ previous race at the Nashville Superspeedway

– As the green flag waved for the start of the CRC Brakleen 150 the first yellow flag would come out simultaneously as the No. 18 would make contact with the No. 24 sending the No. 24 into the outside wall. As the No. 24 would spin back across the track it would collect the No. 13. The contact with the outside wall would be enough to end the day for the No. 24.

– Remaining on track the Lap-4 restart would see DiSavino line up in the 36th position. 

– By Lap-6, DiSavino would work his way past several trucks into the 32nd spot. 

– Continuing to move forward DiSavion would advance another two positions by Lap-30. 

– As the remainder of Stage 1 would run caution free. DiSavino would cross the checkered flag in the 30th position. 

Stage Two Recap:

– At the stage break, DiSavino would come to pit lane for fuel, four tires and an adjustment and would restart the Stage in the 28th position. 

– On the Lap-19 restart DiSavino would lose two spots falling back into the 30th position. 

– By Lap-25, DiSavino would gain a position by moving into 29th.

– The leaders would begin to pit early trying to flip the Stage for track position beginning on Lap-27. 

– Similar to Stage 1 the remainder of the Stage would run caution free. 

– Having stayed out on track DiSavino would finish Stage 2 in the 16th spot. 

Final Stage:

– Under the stage break, DiSavino would come to pit lane for four tires, fuel and a chassis adjustment. 

– Restarting in 20th on Lap-35 DiSavino would fade back to 26th in the initial restart and would remain there until Lap-47 when he would work his way past No. 49 into 25th

– The fourth caution of the day would come out on Lap-50 when the No. 52 would spin and make contact with the outside wall. Running in the 25th position at the time the No. 3 would remain on track and restart 24th.With six laps remaining on the restart DiSavino would try to advance positions, but not get too aggressive. 

– DiSavino would work his way past the No. 49 on Lap-56 to move his way into 22nd.  

– The rest of the Stage would run caution free.

– When the checkered flag flew on Lap-60, DiSavino would finish the CRC Brakleen 150 in the 22nd position on the lead lap. The finish would be the best of DiSavino’s young NCWTS career. 

CRC Brakleen 150 Recap:

– #4-John Hunter Nemechek won the CRC Brakleen 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon. The win is his first win at Pocono, fifth of the year and 11th of his career.

– Nemechek took the lead from his team owner, #51-Kyle Busch, following a restart with six laps to go. Busch finished second in what was his last Truck Series race of the season. #2-Sheldon Creed, #26-Tyler Ankrum, #16-Austin Hill, #88-Matt Crafton, pole-sitter #38-Todd Gilliland, #21-Zane Smith, #17-Ryan Preece, and #19-Derek Kraus were the remainder of the top-10.

– #16-Hill clinched a playoff spot based on points following his fifth place finish.

– Stage 1 was won by #21-Smith. He led 18 laps but was unable to make his way back into the lead after a penalty for pitting while the pits were closed on lap 35.

– Stage 2 was won by #4-Nemechek. It was his ninth stage win of the season.

– There were eight lead changes among seven drivers and four cautions for 13 yellow flag laps.

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Standings:  

After 13 events, JAR moves up to the 31st position in the NCWTS Owner Standings after DiSavino’s 22nd place finish on Saturday afternoon. 

Next Race: 

A driver TBA will be behind the wheel of the Jordan Anderson Racing No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado when the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series makes its first visit to the historic Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa; Friday, July 9, 2021, for the Corn Belt 150. LIVE coverage will be shown on Fox Sports 1 (FS1), Motor Racing Network (MRN), and SiriusXM Channel 90 at 9:00 P.M. EST. 

About Jordan Anderson Racing

Jordan Anderson Racing (JAR) is a NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) team, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) team, owned by owner/driver Jordan Anderson. Established in 2018, JAR has competed full-time in the last three NCWTS seasons claiming back-to-back runner-up finishes in the 2020 & 2021 season opening NextEra 250 at Daytona International Speedway. JAR fields a full-time entry in the NXS Series; the No. 31 Chevrolet Camaro SS driven by Jordan Anderson, Tyler Reddick, Josh Berry & Kaz Grala. JAR also fields the No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado for select drivers in the NCWTS.