Jordan Anderson Racing NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race Report – Talladega Superspeedway; October 2, 2021
Track: Talladega Superspeedway – Tri-Oval (2.66-Miles)
Race: Chevrolet Silverado 250
Date: October 2, 2021
Format: 94 Laps –20/20/54; 250.04 Miles
No. 3 U.S. LawShield Chevrolet Silverado – Jordan Anderson
Stage 1: 29
Stage 2: 31
Laps Completed: 99 of 99 (5 Laps of Overtime)
Laps Led: 0
Stage One Recap:
– Jordan Anderson would start the Chevrolet Silverado 200 at Talladega Superspeedway from the 34th 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, along with the finishing position and the fastest lap turned during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series previous race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
– As the green flag waved for 94-Laps around the 2.66 Mile Talladega Superspeedway, Anderson would maintain his position as the trucks would work their way up to speed.
– At the completion of Lap-1, Anderson would remain steady in the 34th position.
– Lap-2, the field would start to separate into two different packs of trucks with Anderson the leader of the second pack in the 32nd spot running two by two with a high and low line.
– Lap-5, would see Anderson drive around the No. 28 into the 31st position as trucks would begin to jump out of the lead pack and fall backwards.
– Advancing another position on Lap-9, Anderson would move past another truck that would jump out of the lead pack and fall to the back.
– Following suit of so many others the No. 34 would fall out of the lead pack on Lap-15 allowing Anderson to advance into 29th.
– Running 20-Laps caution free the Green-White-Checkered Flag would wave signally the end of Stage 1. Anderson would be credited with the 29th position in the finishing order.
Stage Two Recap:
– During the Stage break, Crew Chief Teddy Brown would call the U.S. LawShield No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado to pit lane for four tires, fuel and an adjustment from the over the wall crew.
– Anderson would return to the track to restart Stage-2 in the 26th position for the Lap-26 restart.
– Lap-28, would see Anderson remain in 26th as the trucks would log laps riding around in line.
– The second caution of the day would be displayed on Lap-29 when the No. 28 would spin on backstretch and crash into the wall. Scored in the 26th position at the time of the caution Anderson would elect to remain on track, and restart in 23rd for the Lap-34 restart.
– On the restart, Anderson would fall out of line and fall back in the pack to the 30th position on the completion of the Lap-35.
– As the lead pack would begin to jockey positions from the high line to the low line. Anderson would hold his ground in the 31st position putting some space between him and the lead pack to allow a buffer for the potential “big one”.
– Lap-40 would see the Green-White-Checkered Flag wave signaling the end of Stage-2. Anderson would be scored in the 31st position.
– Under the Stage break, Anderson would come to the pit lane for four tires, fuel, and an adjustment from the over-the-wall crew.
– Upon returning to the track Anderson would come over the radio and complain of a vibration, and would have to return to the pit lane a lap later for left side tires, a once over, and a top off with fuel.
– Anderson would line back up in the 36th spot for the restart on Lap-47.
– By Lap-50, Anderson would work his way around two additional trucks, but would radio Crew Chief Teddy Brown that the vibration would remain.
– Under green-flag conditions Anderson would come to pit road for right side tires, and to be topped off with Sunoco Fuel.
– Anderson would return to the track one lap down in the 37th position on Lap-55.
– Two-laps later the red flag would be displayed for the “Big One” when the No. 38 would spin the No. 16 running in 2nd sending both trucks out of control in front of the entire field. In all 19 trucks would be involved in the accident.
– Lap-59, NASCAR would issue Anderson the free pass to earn his lap back for being for the first truck one-lap down.
– Running in the 39th position at the time of the accident Anderson would remain on track and would restart in the 24th spot on Lap-64.
– On the restart Anderson would advance another position by the completion by the end of Lap-65, but would radio to the crew he would continue to feel the vibration with a possible tire going down.
– Two-laps later Anderson would develop a flat right rear tire entering Turn-3, and would need to come to pit road under green flag conditions.
– Running in the 21st position at the time of the flat tire Anderson would return to the track in 21st one-lap down.
– The fifth caution period would come out on Lap-76 when the No. 2 would get into the back of the No. 98 in Turn-4 causing the No. 98 to spin around collecting five other trucks behind him. In all seven trucks would be involved in the accident.
– Lap-77 would see NASCAR gift Anderson the free pass allowing the No. 3 to go back on the lead lap.
– With nothing to lose as the last truck on the lead lap. Anderson would come to pit road under the caution period to hook up the cool down unit for a few moments in an attempt to drop the engine temperature as Anderson radio it was elevated.
– Anderson would return to the track for the Lap-82 restart 15th in the running order.
– Dropping back into the 16th position on the restart Anderson would remain there for the next nine laps.
– Lap-92 would see the sixth caution flag of the day when the No. 38 while battling for the lead would make contact with leader No. 23 on the front stretch sending the No. 23 spinning thru the grass.
– Running in the 16th spot at the time of the caution Anderson would remain on track and restart in the 15thposition for the first attempt at NASCAR Overtime on Lap-98.
– On the restart Anderson would get a jump on the outside line for the one lap shootout.
– Coming to the finish line the No. 12 would spin the No. 4 causing chaos behind them. Anderson would dodge past four trucks on the frontstretch.
– When the checkered flag waved on Lap-99 Anderson would be credited with an 11th place finish in the Chevrolet Silverado 250.
Chevrolet Silverado 250 Recap:
– #12-Tate Fogleman won the Chevrolet Silverado 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon, scoring his first career series win.
– Fogleman’s truck made contact with #4-John Hunter Nemechek heading toward the checkered flag. Nemechek wrecked as Fogleman edged out #56-Tyler Hill to get the victory. Both Fogleman and Hill also wrecked as they slid down track after crossing the finish line.
– #56-Hill finished second over #38-Todd Gilliland, #4-Nemechek, #40-Ryan Truex, # 04-Cory Roper, #20-Spencer Boyd, #30-Danny Bohn, #23-Chase Purdy, and #41-Keith McGee.
– Stage 1 was won by pole-sitter #99-Ben Rhodes. He finished 13th.
– Stage 2 was won by #2-Sheldon Creed. He finished 12th.
– Many playoff drivers had trouble, getting caught up in the occurrent accidents that are prone to Talladega. Only 15 race trucks finished on the lead lap.
– There were 23 lead changes among 12 drivers and 6 cautions for 29 yellow flag laps.
– The average speed of the race was: 125.119mph.
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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Standings:
After 19 events, JAR remains in the 33rd position in the NCWTS Owner Standings after Anderson’s 11th place finish on Saturday.
Sage Karam will look to make his NCWTS debut in the JAR No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado when the NCWTS visits Martinsville Speedway for the United Rentals 200; Saturday, October 30. LIVE coverage will be on Fox Sports 1 (FS1), Motor Racing Network (MRN), and SiriusXM Channel 90 at 1:00 P.M. ET.