Wolfpack Racing Report – Kansas Lottery 300 – October 23rd, 2021
Race 31 of 33: Kansas Lottery 300
Track Specs: Kansas Speedway
Race Winner: Ty Gibbs
Weatherman’s Finish: 21st
Weatherman and the MHR team headed to Kansas after showing good speed in Texas. Weatherman would be driving the #47 Big Frig Chevrolet Camaro in a special pink scheme for Breast Cancer Awareness.
Stage One Finish: 21st
Weatherman would take the green flag for the Kansas Lottery 300. Upon firing off, Weatherman would settle in and lose several spots on the start. Weatherman would drive up to 13th place in the first stage. A late-race caution would bring the back of the field in for fresh tires while Weatherman was told to stay out to try and maintain track position. Unfortunately, their fresh tires would be too much to overcome, and Weatherman would not be able to maintain his top 15 for stage 1. Weatherman would fight for a 21st place stage finish.
Stage Two Finish: 23rd
After service from the MHR team, Weatherman would come out 31st for the start of the second stage. Weatherman would once again drive up through the field into the top 15. A caution-free 2nd stage and a round of green flag pitstops would shuffle Weatherman back to a 23rd place stage 2 finish.
Final Stage Finish:21st
Weatherman would come in for new tires during the stage caution and restart the final stage in 27th position. Although the second stage was caution-free, the third stage was not going to disappoint. With an eventful 6-caution final stage, Weatherman would be able to drive up and battle for a top 10 position. On lap 180 the caution would come out, causing the leaders to come down pit road for their last set of tires. Unfortunately, Weatherman would have already put his last set on hoping for a caution-free finish. Weatherman would restart in the top 5 on the last and final restart but would get shuffled back by new tires. Weatherman would finish out the day with a 21st place finish.
“We had a great car today, the MHR crew brought one of the best-prepared cars we have had, we definitely deserved a top 15, possibly top 10, today as we were racing with those guys all day, we just didn’t have the pit strategy to pull it off. “ Said Weatherman “We will load it up take her to Martinsville and build on what we had there in the spring.”