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  • Matt Crafton wins Truck race in Fort Worth, Texas
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  • Matt Crafton wins Truck race in Fort Worth, Texas
    FORT WORTH, Texas — Matt Crafton raced to his second NASCAR Camping World Truck victory of the season Friday night, running the final 61 laps at Texas Motor Speedway on one tank of fuel.
    The defending series champion led 118 of 167 laps on the 1 1/2-mile track, and beat pole-sitter Justin Lofton by 13.302 seconds. Crafton's ThorSport Racing Toyota ran out of fuel on the way to Victory Lane.
    Also the winner in March at Martinsville, Crafton regained the lead in the season standings — moving 11 points ahead of Johnny Sauter.
    Joe Nemechek finished third, followed by Ryan Blaney, John Wes Townley, Ron Hornaday Jr., Sauter, Bryan Silas, Joey Coulter and Darrell Wallace Jr.
    Timothy Peters, a point ahead of Crafton and Sauter entering the race, finished 24th to drop to fifth in the standings. Peters cut a tie early, then crashed into the outside wall on Lap 45 after running through oil from German Quiroga's car.
    Erik Jones was 11th after skipping his high school graduation ceremony in Swartz Creek, Michigan, to race. The event was the 18-year-old driver's first national-level start on a 1 1/2-mile oval.
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