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DATE: Friday, June 10th
SITE: Texas Motor Speedway (1997) -- Fort Worth, Texas
TRACK: 1.5-mile oval - 2,250 feet (Frontstretch); 1,330 feet (Backstretch)
CAPACITY: 191,122 (122,377 - Grandstand Seating)
ANNUAL: 15th
TELEVISION: Speed Channel
ANNOUNCERS: Rick Allen, Phil Parsons, Michael Waltrip
RADIO: Motor Racing Network (MRN)/SIRIUS NASCAR Radio
START TIME: 9 p.m. (et)
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Todd Bodine
RUNNER-UP: Johnny Sauter
POLE WINNER: Austin Dillon (Finished 3rd)
LAPS: 167
MILES: 250.5 (400 kilometers)
QUALIFYING RECORD: Clint Bowyer, 2006 (184.464 m.p.h.)
TOTAL PURSE: $582,371 (2010 figures)
PAYOUTS: 1st Place - $66,025; 2nd Place - $42,915; 3rd Place - $35,635
 
2010 Finish
FinishDriverStartFinishDriverStart
1Todd Bodine46James Buescher3
2Johnny Sauter97Timothy Peters11
3Austin Dillon18Nelson Piquet Jr14
4Mike Skinner179Ron Hornaday Jr7
5Ken Schrader810Johnny Benson13
2010 WinStar World Casino 400k Facts and Figures
AVERAGE SPEED: 127.227 m.p.h.
TIME OF RACE: 1 hour, 59 minutes, 33 seconds
MARGIN OF VICTORY: 1.007 seconds
CAUTION FLAGS: 6 for 29 laps
LEAD CHANGES: 6 among 4 drivers
POLE WINNER: Austin Dillon (178.654 m.p.h.)
Past WinStar World Casino 400k Winners (Starting Position) Car -- Speed
2010 -- Todd Bodine (4th) -- Toyota -- 127.227 m.p.h.
2009 -- Todd Bodine (9th) -- Toyota -- 153.133 m.p.h. (race record)
2008 -- Ron Hornaday Jr (3rd) -- Chevrolet -- 109.988 m.p.h.
2007 -- Todd Bodine (1st) -- Toyota -- 118.060 m.p.h.
2006 -- Todd Bodine (6th) -- Toyota -- 132.129 m.p.h.
2005 -- Jack Sprague (7th) -- Chevrolet -- 144.844 m.p.h.
2004 -- Dennis Setzer (4th) -- Chevrolet -- 148.959 m.p.h.
2003 -- Brendan Gaughan (5th) -- Dodge -- 140.621 m.p.h.
2002 -- Brendan Gaughan (10th) -- Dodge -- 129.569 m.p.h.
2001 -- Jack Sprague (3rd) -- Chevrolet -- 133.620 m.p.h.
2000 -- Greg Biffle (1st) -- Ford -- 126.932 m.p.h.
1999 -- Dennis Setzer (3rd) -- Dodge -- 122.805 m.p.h.
1998 -- Tony Raines (12th) -- Ford -- 111.018 m.p.h.
1997 -- Kenny Irwin (5th) -- Ford -- 131.823 m.p.h.
 
NOTE: Formerly called Pronto Auto Parts 400K (1997-2000), O'Reilly 400k
(2001-04), Chex 400k (2005), Sam's Town 400 (2006-08).
 
Past WinStar World Casino 400k Pole Winners (Finish)
2010 -- Austin Dillon -- 4th
2009 -- Johnny Sauter -- 6th
2008 -- Justin Marks -- 14th
2007 -- Todd Bodine -- 1st
2006 -- Mike Skinner -- 2nd
2005 -- Mike Skinner -- 4th
2004 -- Ted Musgrave -- 2nd
2003 -- None -- Weather
2002 -- Jason Leffler -- 27th
2001 -- Scott Riggs -- 26th
2000 -- Greg Biffle -- 1st
1999 -- Jay Sauter -- 2nd
1998 -- Jack Sprague -- 6th
1997 -- Mike Bliss -- 5th
Last Race Results
RACE: O'Reilly Auto Parts 250 (June 4th)
SITE: Kansas Speedway -- Kansas City, Kansas
MILES: 250.5
LAPS: 167
WINNER: Clint Bowyer
RUNNER-UP: Johnny Sauter
THIRD: Todd Bodine
FOURTH: James Buescher
FIFTH: Joey Coulter
POLE WINNER: Austin Dillon (Finished 12th)
TIME OF RACE: 2 hours, 4 minutes, 32 seconds
AVERAGE SPEED: 120.691 m.p.h.
MARGIN OF VICTORY: 1.695 seconds
CAUTION FLAGS: 7 for 28 laps
LEAD CHANGES: 15 among 10 drivers
LAP LEADERS: A. Dillon - pole; C. Bowyer 1-49; J. Buescher 50; J. Coulter 51;
M. Crafton 52-54; J. Lofton 55-61; M. Paludo 62; C. Bowyer 63-65;
J. Sauter 66-76; C. Bowyer 77-99; B. Sweet 100-102; T. Bodine
103-108; C. Bowyer 109-111; C. Whitt 112-118; T. Bodine 119-121;
C. Bowyer 122-167.
WinStar World Casino 400k Entry List
CarDriver, HometownCar/Name
2David Mayhew (Atascadero, CA)Chevrolet/MMI Services
3Austin Dillon (Lewisville, NC)Chevrolet/Bass Pro Shops
4Ricky Carmichael (Clearwater, FL)Chevrolet/Monster Energy
5Travis Kvapil (Janesville, WI)Toyota/Int'l Truck/Monaco RVs
07Butch Miller (Coopersville, MI)Toyota/TBA
7Miguel Paludo (New Silver, Brazil)Toyota/Stemco Duroline
8Nelson Piquet Jr (Brasilia, Brazil)Chevrolet/Bozzano/Jontex
9Max Papis (Como, Italy)Toyota/GEICO
13Johnny Sauter (Necedah, WI)Chevrolet/Safe Auto/Curb Records
17Timothy Peters (Providence, NC)Toyota/Red Horse Racing
18Brian Ickler (San Diego, CA)Toyota/Dollar General
20Johanna Long (Pensacola, FL)Toyota/Panhandle Grading & Paving
22Joey Coulter (Miami Springs, FL)Chevrolet/RCR
23Jason White (Powhatan, VA)Chevrolet/gunbroker.com
29Parker Kligerman (Westport, CT)Dodge/Penske Truck Rental
30*Todd Bodine (Chemung, NY)Toyota/NTB/Valvoline
31James Buescher (Plano, TX)Chevrolet/Exide Batteries
32Steve Arpin (Fort Frances, Canada)Chevrolet/Mike's Hard Lemonade
33Ron Hornaday Jr. (Bakersfield, CA)Chevrolet/Kroger/IAMS
38Mike Garvey (Lakeville, MN)Chevrolet/S&W Services
39Ryan Sieg (Tucker, GA)Chevrolet/S&W Services
46Craig Goess (Woodbury, NJ)Toyota/Greenville Toyota
57Norm Benning (Level Green, PA)Chevrolet/TBA
60Cole Whitt (Alpine, CA)Chevrolet/Red Bull/Fuel Doctor
62Brendan Gaughan (Las Vegas, NV)Toyota/South Point Hotel & Casino
65To Be AnnouncedChevrolet/Lumbermen's Millwork
66Justin Marks (Rocklin, CA)Chevrolet/Go-Pro/Construction Corps
73J.J. Yeley (Phoenix, AZ)Chevrolet/County Building Centers
77Justin Lofton (Westmorland, CA)Toyota/Lofton Cattle
81David Starr (Houston, TX)Toyota/Zachry
88Matt Crafton (Tulare, CA)Chevrolet/Menards
92Clay Rogers (Mooresville, NC)Chevrolet/Fleet HQ/BTS Tire & Wheel
93Shane Sieg (Tucker, GA)Chevrolet/S&W Services
99Chase Mattioli (Long Pond, PA)Ford/collegecomplete.com
 
* - defending champion
 
Leading Contenders (Finish the last nine years)
Driver200220032004200520062007200820092010
Todd Bodine---------30thWonWon5thWonWon
Johnny Sauter---------11th---------6th2nd
Austin Dillon------------------------3rd
James Buescher---------------------18th6th
Timothy Peters---------32nd20th------12th7th
Nelson Piquet Jr------------------------8th
Ron Hornaday Jr---------6th15th4thWon19th9th
David Starr3rd6th29th9th18th5th27th7th16th
Matt Crafton7th10th8th5th12th7th7th2nd18th
Brendan GaughanWonWon---27th26th24th15th------
 
Mover of the Week
Brendan Gaughan - Started in 24th position and finished 7th
 
Sports Network Selections
Pick to Win - Todd Bodine
Darkhorse - Nelson Piquet Jr
 
Last Week's Pick to Win (Kyle Busch) - Finished 6th
Last Week's Darkhorse (Justin Marks) - Finished 20th
 
NOTES:
It's known as the WinStar World Casino 400k, but it might as well be called the Todd Bodine Chase.

Bodine has dominated the race in recent years, winning four times in five June races. In fact, Bodine has recorded six Texas Motor Speedway wins over the years. He'll need to recapture some of that old form, as Bodine has posted just two top-10s this season.

Last year, Bodine dominated the race, leading 97 of the 167 laps to defeat current points leader Johnny Sauter by 1.007 seconds for his 18th of 21 career Truck Series titles. A late-race caution for an accident involving Matt Crafton and David Starr set up a two-lap overtime finish. Hornaday was running second when the race resumed, but he got shoved up the track just after the restart, which allowed Johnny Sauter to take the second spot. With the win, Bodine ended his 24-race winless streak in the series. Ironically, his last victory came one year ago at Texas.

In 2009, Bodine became the first three-time winner of this race, as he outlasted Matt Crafton for his 17th career Truck Series title. Bodine started ninth on the grid and took the lead for the first time on lap 99. Rick Crawford moved in front on the 108th lap, however Bodine reclaimed the lead on lap 125 and held on for a 1.321 seconds win. Pole sitter Johnny Sauter led the first 42 laps, but faded to sixth. Defending champion Ron Hornaday Jr led for 55 laps, but placed 19th.

Hornaday Jr snapped Bodine's two-year stranglehold of this race in 2008, as he defeated Kyle Busch by less than a second for the second of six '08 victories. Starting from the third position, Hornaday led seven times for a race-high 140 laps for his 35th career Truck title. Pole sitter Justin Marks finished a distant 14th. Hornaday, who led the final 57 laps, now has 47 career wins.

When Bodine won in 2007, he became the second back-to-back champion of this race, as he took the checkered flag less than a second ahead of Mike Skinner. Bodine, who started on the pole, led three times for 27 laps, including the final six, as he posted his then 11th Truck Series title and first since the 2006 event. Ron Hornaday Jr, who finished fourth, led twice for 117 laps.

Bodine captured the 2006 Sam's Town 400 (WinStar World Casino 400) with a last lap pass of Mike Skinner. The No.30 Toyota crossed the finish line just one length ahead of Skinner, as he won for the 10th time in his Truck Series career. Bodine led for only one lap, the last as he edged Skinner by 0.116 of a second. Skinner, the pole sitter, led four times for a race-high 113 laps, while Rick Crawford placed third.

Bodine and Busch have alternated wins in Texas the past two years, all in Toyota's. Bodine was the last pole sitter to win in June, back in 2007. In 26 previous races at TMS, a top-10 starting position has won 23 times.

The Camping World Truck Series takes nearly a month off before returning to action with the July 7th running of the Unoh 225 at Kentucky Speedway. Todd Bodine won last year's race there.

06/07 20:12:03 ET

As of June 7, 2011, at 08:12 PM ET

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