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JACK SPRAGUE TAKES CHEVY TRUCKS SILVERADO TO VICTORY LANE AT TEXAS SCORES 25TH CAREER NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES WIN IN CHEX 400 FT. WORTH, TX -- Jack Sprague captured his 25th career NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series victory at Texas Motor ...

JACK SPRAGUE TAKES CHEVY TRUCKS SILVERADO TO VICTORY LANE AT TEXAS
SCORES 25TH CAREER NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES WIN IN CHEX 400

FT. WORTH, TX -- Jack Sprague captured his 25th career NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series victory at Texas Motor Speedway in the No. 16 Chevy Trucks Silverado. The three-time champion led twice for only 12 laps in the 167-lap Chex 400K to score his first win of the 2005 NCTS season. It is Sprague's second victory at TMS, his first in coming in 2001. Sprague started in the seventh spot of the 36-truck starting line-up and never ran out of the top-10 all night. Sprague moved to 10th in the NCTS championship point standings, just 200 points behind the leader.

Dennis Setzer finished third in the No 46. Chevrolet Z71Silverado. Setzer, the 2004 race winner, led once for a total of 13 laps. Coming from the 13th starting spot, Setzer sits fifth in points, just 87 from the top-spot.

Matt Crafton brought the No. 88 Menard's Silverado to the checkered flag in fifth followed by Ron Hornaday in the No. 6 GM Goodwrench Silverado in sixth. Hornaday started 14th and worked his way to the front of the field to lead for 15 laps before green-flag pit stops began. Hornaday is fourth in the point standings, 66 points out of the lead.

David Starr, who qualified third, finished in ninth after his No 75 Spears Manufacturing Silverado. The Texas native sits 11th in points.

The next event for the NCTS is June 18, 2005 Paramount Health Insurance 200 at Michigan International Speedway.

-gm racing-

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers David Starr , Ron Hornaday Jr. , Jack Sprague , Dennis Setzer , Matt Crafton