Overton's 225

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Overton's 225
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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
VenueChicagoland Speedway
LocationJoliet, Illinois, United States
Corporate sponsorOverton's[1]
First race2009
Distance225 miles (362.102 km)
Laps150 (Stage 1: 35 Stage 2: 35 Stage 3: 80)
Previous namesEnjoyillinois.com 225 (2009–2010, 2013)
Fast Five 225 (2011)
American Ethanol 225 (2012)
Lucas Oil 225 (2014)
American Ethanol E15 225 (2015–2016)
TheHouse.com 225 (2017)[2]
Most wins (driver)Kyle Busch (5)
Most wins (team)Kyle Busch Motorsports (4)
Most wins (manufacturer)Toyota (6)
Circuit information
SurfaceAsphalt
Length1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Turns4

The Overton's 225 is a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race that takes place at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. From 2016–2017, it served as the final race of NASCAR's "regular season" for the Truck Series; followed the race, the top eight drivers in points standings advance to the seven-race NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoffs, In 2018, the race that was in the fall will move to become the 11th race of the season.

History[edit]

The race debuted in 2009 and marked the first time that the Camping World Truck Series raced at Chicagoland, although the Truck Series had previously raced at Chicago Motor Speedway in 2000 and 2001. The race was run on Friday night under the lights. It was paired with an ARCA RE/MAX Series race that was run earlier the same day, and an IndyCar Series race run the following day.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date No. Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
2009 August 28 51 Kyle Busch Billy Ballew Motorsports Toyota 150 225 (362.102) 1:53:13 119.293
2010 August 27 18 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 154* 231 (371.758) 1:44:31 132.61
2011 September 16 3 Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 150 225 (362.102) 1:36:38 139.703
2012 July 21 31 James Buescher Turner Motorsports Chevrolet 150 225 (362.102) 1:53:06 119.363
2013 September 13 51 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 150 225 (362.102) 1:48:42 124.195
2014 September 13* 51 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 150 225 (362.102) 1:34:29 142.882
2015 September 19* 8 John Hunter Nemechek SWM-NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 150 225 (362.102) 1:51:50 120.715
2016 September 16 18 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 151* 226.5 (364.516) 2:05:05 108.648
2017 September 15 21 Johnny Sauter GMS Racing Chevrolet 150 225 (362.102) 1:49:32 123.25
2018 June 29 16 Brett Moffitt Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota 150 225 (362.102) 1:53:07 119.346

Multiple winners (drivers)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
5 Kyle Busch 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
4 Kyle Busch Motorsports 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Make Years Won
6 Japan Toyota 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018
4 United States Chevrolet 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OVERTON'S TO SERVE AS ENTITLEMENT SPONSOR FOR CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY'S 2018 NASCAR NATIONAL SERIES RACES - Chicagoland Speedway". www.chicagolandspeedway.com.
  2. ^ Jayski's Silly Season Site (September 13, 2017). "TheHouse.com to sponsor Chicagoland races". ESPN. Retrieved September 13, 2017.
  3. ^ "LUCAS OIL 225 POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY NIGHT". NASCAR. September 12, 2014. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  4. ^ "CHICAGOLAND TRUCKS SERIES RACE POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER". NASCAR. September 18, 2015. Retrieved September 18, 2015.

External links[edit]


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