Kentucky 201

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Kentucky 201
Venue Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky
First race 2000
Last race 2012
Distance 201 miles (323.478 km)
Laps 134
Previous names Kroger 225 (2000-2002)
Built Ford Tough 225 (2003-2010)
Kentucky 225 (2011)
Kentucky 201 (2012)

The Kentucky 201 was a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race held at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky. The race, originally held in June or July, but moved to September in 2010. One year later, the race was moved to October. The race, beginning in 2000, was the only Truck Series event at the track until 2010, when they added another event, the UNOH 225.[1] In 2012, the event's distance was shortened from 225 to 201 miles, marking the first time the race will not be 225 miles in length. The race was removed for the 2013 season.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Ref
Laps Miles (km)
2000 June 17 Greg Biffle Roush Racing Ford 150 225 (362.102) 2:17:13 98.385 [2]
2001 July 14 Scott Riggs Ultra Motorsports Dodge 150 225 (362.102) 1:58:55 113.525 [3]
2002 July 13 Mike Bliss Xpress Motorsports Chevrolet 150 225 (362.102) 1:34:04 143.515 [4]
2003 July 12 Carl Edwards Roush Racing Ford 150 225 (362.102) 1:50:18 122.393 [5]
2004 July 10 Bobby Hamilton Bobby Hamilton Racing Dodge 153* 229.5 (369.344) 1:52:19 122.6 [6]
2005 July 9 Dennis Setzer Morgan-Dollar Motorsports Chevrolet 151* 226.5 (364.516) 1:55:25 117.747 [7]
2006 July 8 Ron Hornaday, Jr. Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet 150 225 (362.102) 1:54:18 118.11 [8]
2007 July 14 Mike Skinner Bill Davis Racing Toyota 150 225 (362.102) 1:46:09 121.179 [9]
2008 July 19 Johnny Benson, Jr. Bill Davis Racing Toyota 150 225 (362.102) 1:57:50 114.592 [10]
2009 July 18 Ron Hornaday, Jr. Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet 150 225 (362.102) 1:50:43 121.933 [11]
2010 Sept 3 Todd Bodine Germain Racing Toyota 150 225 (362.102) 1:43:22 130.603 [12]
2011 Oct 1 Ron Hornaday, Jr.* Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet 150 225 (362.102) 1:56:20 116.046
2012 Sept 21 James Buescher Turner Motorsports Chevrolet 134 201 (323.478) 1:53:43 106.053

Multiple winner (driver)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
3 Ron Hornaday, Jr. 2006, 2009, 2011

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
3 Kevin Harvick Inc. 2006, 2009, 2011
2 Roush Racing 2000, 2003
Bill Davis Racing 2007, 2008

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Make Years Won
6 United States Chevrolet 2002, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2012
3 Japan Toyota 2007, 2008, 2010
2 United States Ford 2000, 2003
United States Dodge 2001, 2004

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kentucky Speedway to host two Truck Series races in 2011". 3 September 2010. CBS Sports. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "2000 Official Race Results : Kroger 225". 17 June 2000. NASCAR. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "2001 Official Race Results : Kroger 225". 14 July 2001. NASCAR. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "2002 Official Race Results : Kroger 225". 13 July 2002. NASCAR. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "2003 Official Race Results : Built Ford Tough 225". 12 July 2003. NASCAR. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "2004 Official Race Results : Built Ford Tough 225". 10 July 2004. NASCAR. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  7. ^ "2005 Official Race Results : Built Ford Tough 225". 9 July 2005. NASCAR. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  8. ^ "2006 Official Race Results : Built Ford Tough 225". 8 July 2006. NASCAR. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  9. ^ "2007 Official Race Results : Built Ford Tough 225". 14 July 2007. NASCAR. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  10. ^ "2008 Official Race Results : Built Ford Tough 225". 19 July 2008. NASCAR. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  11. ^ "2009 Official Race Results : Built Ford Tough 225". 18 July 2009. NASCAR. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  12. ^ "2010 Official Race Results : Built Ford Tough 225". 3 September 2010. NASCAR. Retrieved 8 July 2011.