Daytona Truck Johnny Sauter Celebrates In Victory LaneFeb. 22, 2013

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Wrecked a year ago while leading late in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway, Johnny Sauter found redemption Friday night at the 2.5-mile superspeedway in winning the season-opening NextEra Energy Resources 250.

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Johnny Sauter finds redemption in trucks win at Texas

June 8, 2012

By John Sturbin
Special for NASCAR Wire Service

FORT WORTH, Texas — One year removed from a black-flag penalty that cost him a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win here, Johnny Sauter belatedly pulled into Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night.

Sauter passed ThorSport Racing teammate Matt Crafton on Lap 146 of 167 and rolled to victory by a margin of 2.101 seconds in the 16th annual WinStar World Casino 400K. Sauter, who hadn’t led a race since the season-opener at Daytona International Speedway in February, decisively snapped a string of three consecutive finishes of 24th or worse.

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By Reid Spencer
Sporting News NASCAR Wire Service

(November 18, 2011)

HOMESTEAD, Fla.—Austin Dillon withstood a strong challenge from race winner Johnny Sauter to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship in Friday night’s Ford 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

NASCAR called the event with 15 laps left with Sauter in the lead and Dillon in 10th place, giving Dillon, 21, the youngest champion in series history, a six-point edge in the series standings over Sauter.

Denny Hamlin finished second in the No. 18 Kyle Busch Motorsports truck, followed by Kevin Harvick, Nelson Piquet Jr. and Joey Coulter.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 9, 2011) – The No. 13 team that competes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the No. 6 and 14 teams that compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series were penalized Tuesday as a result of rules violations committed this past weekend.

The No. 13 truck was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-J (any determination by NASCAR Officials that the race equipment used in the event does not conform to NASCAR rules); and 20B-12.8.1D (truck failed to meet maximum right rear bed panel height) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book.

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