Chandler Smith Draws Pole For Michigan Truck Race

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Chandler Smith will start from the pole for Friday's NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Michigan Int'l Speedway. (Toyota Photo)
Chandler Smith will start from the pole for Friday's NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Michigan Int'l Speedway. (Toyota Photo)

CONCORD, N.C. – Kyle Busch Motorsports young gun Chandler Smith will lead the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series field to the green flag Friday at Michigan Int’l Speedway.

Smith, making his second start of the season for KBM in the No. 51 Toyota, was selected to start from the pole via a random draw. It is the last time a Truck Series field will be set by a random draw after NASCAR announced new rules to set starting fields.

Brett Moffitt will join Smith on the front row for Friday’s Henry Ford Health System 200. Christian Eckes will start third, followed by Matt Crafton, Austin Hill, Grant Enfinger, Zane Smith, Sheldon Creed, Derek Kraus and Ben Rhodes.

World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series star David Gravel, making his first Truck Series start for GMS Racing, will start 12th.

Starting Lineup:

1. Chandler Smith
2. Brett Moffitt
3. Christian Eckes
4. Matt Crafton
5. Austin Hill
6. Grant Enfinger
7. Zane Smith
8. Sheldon Creed
9. Derek Kraus
10. Ben Rhodes
11. Raphael Lessard
12. David Gravel
13. Johnny Sauter
14. Tyler Ankrum
15. Jeb Burton
16. Tanner Gray
17. Brennan Poole
18. Ty Majeski
19. Todd Gilliland
20. Ryan Truex
21. Stewart Friesen
22. Clay Greenfield
23. Jesse Iwuji
24. Jordan Anderson
25. Tate Fogleman
26. Codie Rohrbaugh
27. Austin Wayne Self
28. Cory Roper
29. Josh Reaume
30. Tyler Hill
31. Spencer Boyd
32. Tim Viens
33. Jennifer Jo Cobb
34. John Hunter Nemechek
35. Parker Kligerman
36. Norm Benning
37. Ray Ciccarelli
38. Dawson Cram
39. Trey Hutchens III