Hill wins Kansas 200 at Kansas Speedway

Austin Hill won the NASCAR Gander RV and Outdoors Truck Series Kansas 200 on Friday, July 24, at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire, Getty Images)
The winner of the NASCAR Cup Series Super Start Batteries 400 on Thursday night, July 23, was Denny Hamlin, who celebrated with a turnout. (Photo by Jamie Squire, Getty Images)

Austin Hill won his first victory of the season and a playoff spot on Friday night at the Gander truck series race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas.

Hill took the lead from Brett Moffitt and led from laps 96 to 134.

The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200 on Friday was Hill’s best finish of the season. He was the truck series leader for seven weeks.

Fans are currently not allowed at Kansas Speedway to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

In other Friday night action at Kansas Speedway, Bret Holmes won his first career victory in the ARCA Menards contest.

Holmes, 23, finished in front of Ryan Repko, who took second place.

On Saturday, the NASCAR Gander RV and Outdoors Truck Series will take place at 12:30 p.m. and the NASCAR Xfinity Series Kansas Lottery 250 is scheduled at 4 p.m. Both races will be run without fans.

The Gander race will be on FS1 cable, and the Xfinity race will be on NBCSN cable.

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self will serve as grand marshal of the Xfinity race.

Wichita singer Chris Mann will perform the national anthem virtually before the Xfinity race. Mann previously appeared on The Voice in 2012.

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