Track: Richmond Raceway – Oval (0.75 Mile)
Race: Toyota Cares 250
Date: April 17, 2021
Format: 250 Laps – 70/70/110; 187.5 Miles
No. 3 Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning / KEES Vacations Chevrolet Silverado – Howie DiSavino III
Stage 1: 39
Stage 2: 38
Laps Completed: 219 of 250
Laps Led: 0
Stage One Recap:
– Chesterfield, Virginia driver Howie DiSavino III would start his first NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series (NCWTS) race from the 35th position after the use of the performance matrix for the starting order, 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 Bristol Motor Speedway.
– As the green flag flew DiSavino would quickly advance one position and settle into a comfortable rhythm for the first 30-Laps taking it slow, hitting his marks, and learning as much as he could.
– However, on Lap-35, DiSavino would abruptly come to pit lane unannounced under green flag conditions as all radio contact with the spotter and crew chief would be lost. As the team went to work trying to diagnose the problem the No. 3 would lose lap after lap. After eventually switching helmets, DiSavino would find himself 24 laps down at conclusion of Stage 1 with an incredible battle forth coming to earn a respectable finish.
Stage Two Recap:
-At the stage break, DiSavino would come to pit lane to the attention of the over the wall crew who would service the No. 3 Chevrolet with four tires, fuel, and a small adjustment. DiSavino would restart the Second Stage in the 39th position.
-The second caution of the day would fly on Lap-85. With the team just coming to pit road under the Stage break, DiSavino would stay on track.
-However, caution would once again fly on Lap-100 this time as DiSavino would make contact with a slower truck sending it spinning around and stalling.
-As Stage Two would come to a close, the No. 3 would remain in the 39th position.
– Under the stage break, DiSavino would come to pit lane and Crew Chief Bruce Cook would instruct the over the wall crew would go to work applying four tires, fuel and a small adjustment. DiSavino would restart the Final Stage in 38th spot.
– The final stage would become a marathon stage with seven caution flags and four trucks crashing out.
-As DiSavino would run his own cautious race the rest of the stage avoiding crashing trucks at the front of the field and battling a newly developed power steering issue. The Bud’s Heating & Air Conditioning / KEES Vacations Chevrolet Silverado would be able to move ahead four more spots in the finishing order to be recorded in the 34th finishing position.
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Standings:
After six events, JAR holds the 31st position in the NCWTS Owner Standings while DiSavino at the completion of his first NCWTS start sits 52nd in the 2021 NCWTS driver points.
Team Owner/ Driver Jordan Anderson will be back behind the wheel of the Jordan Anderson Racing No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado when the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series returns to the track Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Kansas Speedway for the Wise Power 200. LIVE coverage will be on Fox Sports 1 (FS1), Motor Racing Network (MRN), and SiriusXM at 7:30 P.M. EST.
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