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NASCAR At Atlanta: Ty Dillon Claims First Career Camping World Truck Series Win

Ty Dillon scooted past Kyle Busch with six laps remaining and pulled away to win the Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It is the first-career Camping World Truck Series win for the grandson of legendary car owner Richard Childress and younger brother of 2011 series champ Austin Dillon. The defending champ of the ARCA Menards Racing Series started from the pole in scoring the fourth win for a Childress-affiliated team at AMS and seventh win in 13 races for Chevrolet.

Busch held on to finish second, followed by James Buescher, Parker Kligerman, and Aric Almirola. Finishing sixth in his second series start was sprint car hotshoe Kyle Larson, widely considered the next superstar in stock car racing. Joey Coulter finished seventh, with Nelson Piquet Jr., Matt Crafton, and Kurt Busch.

Point leader Timothy Peters came home 13th after struggling most of the night. Defending race champ Ron Hornaday Jr. crashed early with outside polesitter Tim George Jr. and Jason White and was out of the race well before its midpoint.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.