Heart of America 200
|Event:||Heart of America 200|
|Date:||Saturday, May 14, 2022|
|Venue:||Kansas (Kan.) Speedway|
|Track Description:||1.5 mile(s)|
|Race:||134 laps / 201 miles|
Yellow Brick Road
This week will mark Blaine Perkins’ track debut with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at the Kansas Speedway.
The Bakersfield, Calif., -native has three combined NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts on speedways (tracks 1 to 2-miles in length).
Blaine Perkins, driver of the No. 9 Raceline Chevrolet Silverado for CR7 Motorsports
On the Kansas Speedway
“I am ready to get to the Kansas Speedway this weekend. It will be my first trip to the Kansas Speedway, but I am looking forward to it, as the track always seems to produce good racing. I feel like our No. 9 Raceline Chevrolet Silverado has had the speed these past few races, and we are looking to put it all together to have a good run.”
In the Rearview Mirror: Darlington (S.C.) Raceway
Blaine Perkins, driver of the No. 9 Raceline Chevrolet Silverado for CR7 Motorsports, finished in the 30th-place in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Dead On Tools 200 at the Darlington Raceway on Friday, May 6, located in Darlington, S.C. Perkins started in the 30th-place in the 36-truck field. At the end of Stage 1 on Lap 45 he was in the 29th-place, and at the end of Stage 2 on Lap 90 Perkins was scored in the 22nd-place. On Lap 124 Perkins was in an incident in Turn 4 resulting in damage, and was unable to continue the extended 149-lap event. He was scored as high as the sixth-place at the Darlington Raceway.
CR7 Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History
Since entering the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) in 2018, the Statesville, N.C.,-based organization has logged 54 starts with three drivers, Grant Enfinger, Colby Howard, and Codie Rohrbaugh. CR7 Motorsports has collected three top-five finishes (Daytona, Talladega, Austin) and eight top-10 finishes, and has logged an average starting position of 23.9 and an average finishing position of 22.9.
CR7 Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series History at the Kansas Speedway
This weekend will mark CR7 Motorsports’ fourth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at the 1.5-mile tri-oval racetrack. The track located in Kansas City, Kan., is defined by its 17-20 degrees of progressive banking in the turns, its 9-11 degrees of progressive banking on the frontstretch, and its 5 degrees of banking on the backstretch. The organization posted a team best 17th-place finish at the track on May 1, 2021 with driver Grant Enfinger. The three previous starts at the Kansas Speedway have earned CR7 Motorsports an average starting position of 27.3 and an average finish of 23.3.
Catch the Action
The Heart Of America 200 at the Kansas Speedway will be broadcast live on FS1 on Saturday, May 14, starting with NASCAR RaceDay: NCWTS at Kansas Speedway at 7:00 p.m. (ET). It will also broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio at 7:30 p.m. (ET). Qualifying for the eight event of the 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule will air on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. (ET) on FS1.
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Photos from the Event