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Dillon controls Trucks race at Texas

The SportsXchange

By Reid Spencer

NASCAR Wire Service

Distributed by The Sports Xchange

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Dominating the action from start to finish, Ty Dillon ran away with Friday night's WinStar World Casino 350 at Texas Motor Speedway, leading 130 of the 147 laps in the 20th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race of the season.

The driver of the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet pulled away from Johnny Sauter after taking the lead for the final time on Lap 117. Dillon was shuffled back to third after a restart on Lap 107 but overtook Ryan Blaney for the top spot 10 laps later.

Sauter passed Blaney for the second spot on Lap 121 and Blaney faded to 15th at the finish. Ron Hornaday Jr. ran third, followed by Brendan Gaughan and Justin Lofton.

The victory was Dillon's second of the season and the third of his career.

Series leader Matt Crafton came home 10th and holds a 46-point edge over sixth-place finisher James Buescher and 47 points over Dillon with two races left in the season.

The victory was the 100th across all three of NASCAR's top touring series for No. 3 vehicles fielded by Richard Childress Racing.
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