Kvapil doesn't gamble with tires, hits jackpot in Vegas
Travis Kvapil is still a long shot to win the truck title, but at least he's within striking distance after a big victory in Vegas, writes John Schwarb.
Vegas comes up aces for other drivers
Six-time winner Terry Cook had his best day of 2007 at Vegas, finishing fourth in the HT Motorsports Toyota, one of many notable efforts. Fellow Toyota driver Josh Wise posted a career-best eighth last time out at New Hampshire and beat that by two spots in finishing sixth.
Larry Pryor, crew chief of the No. 29 Dodge driven by Scott Lynch, was fined $5,000 for nonconforming parts found during prerace inspection at Las Vegas. Lynch finished 19th. Kvapil's win was the 48th in the truck series for Roush Fenway. Bill Davis Racing is the closest active team with 15. Defending champion Todd Bodine led 45 of the first 70 laps but went out after 110 laps following an accident, ending a streak of 54 races without a DNF. The Germain Racing driver last went out early in a race at Memphis in July 2005. Bobby Hamilton holds the record for consecutive races without a DNF, 65 from 2003 to '05.
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