Kyle Busch Motorsports had three strong trucks at the front of the field battling for the win but only one could cross the finish line first.
One of the three trucks was the lapped truck of John Hunter Nemechek who placed a strategic block to assist one teammate while keeping the other, Chandler Smith from his second straight win.
“I can't believe it,” said Heim, who is from Marietta, an Atlanta suburb about 40 miles north of the speedway. “It's so surreal to be at my home track. I’ve been coming here since I was 2 years old to watch Cup races.”
FR8 208 Results:
Austin Wayne Self
John Hunter Nemechek
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