Ankrum Looking To Lock Into Next Round

Tyler Ankrum

Tyler Ankrum, No. 26 LiUNA! Chevrolet Silverado

Las Vegas Gander Trucks Stats

  • Starts: 2
  • Best start: 7
  • Best finish: 11

2020 Gander Trucks Stats

  • Starts: 17
  • Best start: 2
  • Best finish: 2
  • Top 5s: 3
  • Top 10s: 8
  • Laps led: 54

Notes:

  • Tyler Ankrum will carry a special name above his driver side door this week in Las Vegas as part of the Nominate A Cancer Hero program organized by the Martin Truex Jr Foundation and the NASCAR Foundation. Dr. Jean Belasco of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is a medical provider nominated by Roger Dudik who praised Dr. Belasco’s attentiveness and perseverance with Dudik’s son, Blair’s, care by writing “Dr. Belasco is dedicated to the children at CHOP’s pediatric oncology unit. She and her team are deserving of unreserved recognition and appreciation for the selfless work they do caring for children with cancer and for the families of those children.”
  • Ankrum and the No. 26 will utilize chassis No. 326 this week in Las Vegas. Ankrum has two earned two top-10 finishes with this chassis at Pocono and Texas earlier this year.
  • Ankrum enters Las Vegas fifth in the playoff standings, 19 points above the cutoff line for the Round of 8.

Quote:

“I’m confident heading into Las Vegas this weekend. My guys have been putting in a lot of hard work to bring fast Silverados to the track every week. We had a strong run last week, but had one mistake that cost us the win. We’re looking for no mistakes this weekend to get that first win of the season and lock in to the next round of the playoffs.”

TIL NEXT TIME, I AM STILL WORKING ON MY REDNECK!

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