Musgrave wins at Fontana

Fontana, Calif (November 2, 2002) - Ted Musgrave won the American Racing Wheels 200 this afternoon, earning his third NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series win this season. It was his second consecutive win at the 2-mile California Speedway. "It's a lot...

Fontana, Calif (November 2, 2002) - Ted Musgrave won the American Racing Wheels 200 this afternoon, earning his third NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series win this season. It was his second consecutive win at the 2-mile California Speedway.

"It's a lot of fun starting at the back, you get to see a lot of things," said Musgrave, who started 11th.

"When the green flag dropped last year, the leaders took off and I took my time getting through traffic."

Musgrave, who was tenth during the first caution period, moved quickly through the track returned to green on lap 23. Three laps later, he took then lead from Rick Crawford.

The top five trucks took turns racing for the lead, running nose to tail and side by side until the final caution period set up a 17-lap dash to the finish.

When racing resumed, Musgrave pulled away crossing the finish line several truck lengths ahead of second place finisher Jason Leffler. Brendan Gaughan finished third followed by Travis Kvapil, Rick Crawford and Coy Gibbs in sixth.

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Jason Leffler , Ted Musgrave , Coy Gibbs , Rick Crawford , Brendan Gaughan , Travis Kvapil