GMS Racing NGOTS Talladega Recap

By October 14, 2019 News

Sheldon Creed, No. 2 Chevy Cares Chevrolet Silverado

START: 5th | FINISH 9th | POINTS: 10th
Notes & Quotes:—
– Sheldon Creed’s ninth-place finish at Talladega Superspeedway marks his sixth consecutive top-10 finish and his 10th top-10 finish of the season.
– Creed led twice for a total of 20 laps. Creed won Stage One, earning him his third stage win of the 2019 season.
– This was Creed’s career-best finish at a superspeedway in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series.

“I had a lot of fun out there today. It was a lot of learning for me. I’m not sure what else I could’ve done to be able to bring home the win. I left everything I had out there. It was a lot of fun working with our GMS teammates as well as some of the other Chevys. We were able to go out there and lead some laps and help out in the draft. We’ll just keep digging and hope we get that first win soon. On to Martinsville in a few weeks.”

Brett Moffitt, No. 24 CMR Roofing Chevrolet Silverado

START: 8th | FINISH: 4th | POINTS: 1st
Notes & Quotes:— – Brett Moffitt qualified in the eighth position, but raced well in the pack. He finished second in both Stage One and Two, earning nine playoff points out of a possible 10 in each stage. Moffitt was forced to serve a pass through penalty after being black flagged for locking bumpers with the No. 52 on Lap 51. Moffitt received the free pass on the penultimate caution of the day, the team pitted for four tires and fuel in preparation for the final laps with one to go before green. Moffitt battled back to finish fourth.
– Today’s fourth-place finish marks Moffitt’s 12th top-five finish of the 2019 season.
– Moffitt led once for a total of seven laps.
– Moffitt is currently the points leader with a 23 points lead over second place. He is 45 points above the projected cut line for the Championship 4.

“I would love to see the replay of what NASCAR saw between me and the 52. I was doing a really good job of staying a couple inches off of him and as soon as I hit him I would tap the break and pull off. It would stay in the air pocket though. It was unfortunate but thankfully both of us were able to bounce back. Our CMR Roofing Chevy Silverado was extremely fast today, all three of our GMS trucks were. We didn’t qualify where we wanted to, but they sucked up and raced really really well. I personally think we were ruining their show so they went out and called us on it, but I would need to see it on film to be sure.”

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