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Series veteran Matt Kobyluck (center) conversed this afternoon with rookies Matt DiBenedetto (left) and Corey LaJoie (right). Howie Hodge/NASCAR

Lap By Lap: Pepsi Full Fender Frenzy 100



9:24 p.m. -- CHECKERED FLAG: Ryan Truex has earned the second win of the season and of his NASCAR Camping World Series East career. He joins older brother Martin Truex Jr. as NCWSE winners at Thompson. Top 10 unofficial finishers include Steve Park, Matt DiBenedetto, Eddie MacDonald, Alan Tardiff, Matt Kobyluck, Jesus Hernandez, Ryan Duff and Jonathan Smith.

Lap 98 -- WHITE FLAG: Ryan Truex leads at the line. 

Lap 97 -- Ryan Truex leads Steve Park at the line by half a second. 

Lap 96 -- Ryan Truex regains the lead heading into Turn 3. 

Lap 94 -- GREEN FLAG: Ryan Truex spins his tires on the restart as Steve Park takes the lead. 

Lap 93 -- No free pass inside 10 laps to go. Running order is Ryan Truex, Steve Park, Eddie MacDonald, Matt DiBenedetto, Matt Kobyluck, Alan Tardiff, Jarit Johnson, Jesus Hernandez and Ryan Duff. 

Lap 91 -- CAUTION NO. 5: Jody Lavender spins between Turns 1 and 2 and drives away. 

Lap 90 -- With 10 to go, Truex pulls away as the first pack behind him starts to separate. 

Lap 88 -- Ryan Truex leads Steve Park and others by 3.3 seconds at the line. 

Lap 85 -- As the top four break away, Alan Tardiff is still testing Matt Kobyluck for fifth and a pack that includes Jody Lavender, Jesus Hernandez and Jarit Johnson fight for position. 

Lap 82 -- Eddie MacDonald is closing in on Steve Park for second with Matt DiBenedetto close behind. 

Lap 80 -- After Ryan Truex, top five is Steve Park, Eddie MacDonald, Matt DiBenedetto and Matt Kobyluck. 

Lap 78 -- Ryan Truex has moved out to a full second lead on Steve Park at the line. 

Lap 75 -- Ryan Truex taps Steve Park on the frontstretch and gets past him for the lead heading into Turn 1. 

Lap 72 -- Ryan Truex looks underneath Steave Park between Turns 3 and 4, but can't beat him to the line. 

Lap 70 -- Dustin Delaney and Derek Ramstrom are out of the race due to accidents. 

Lap 68 -- GREEN FLAG: Steve Park nips Ryan Truex at the line. 

Lap 65 -- Sean Corr will get the free pass. Corey LaJoie has been pronounced out of the race. 

Lap 64 -- CAUTION NO. 4: Mike Johnson, Derek Ramstrom, Jonathan Smith and Jason Patison are involved in an accident in Turn 4. 

Lap 63 -- Ryan Truex is nose-to-tail with Steve Park through Turns 3 and 4. 

Lap 60 -- Steve Park maintains his .2-second lead on Ryan Truex with Eddie MacDonald a full second back in third. 

Lap 59 -- The cars line up single file. Jarit Johnson's strong run has him currently up to seventh. 

Lap 57 -- Ryan Truex is closing in on Steve Park as the lead is down to .2 seconds. 

Lap 55 -- GREEN FLAG: Steve Park leads at the line. 

Lap 55 -- Just outside the top 10 are Jonathan Smith, Jason Patison and Derek Ramstrom. 

Lap 54 -- Top 10 in the running order is Steve Park, Ryan Truex, Eddie MacDonald, Matt DiBenedetto, Matt Kobyluck, Alan Tardiff, Jody Lavender, Jarit Johnson, Corey LaJoie and Ryan Duff. 

Lap 53 -- Brett Moffitt will be the free pass car. 

Lap 52 -- CAUTION NO. 3: Sean Corr spins in Turn 4 and drives away. 

Lap 50 -- The Pepsi Full Fender Frenzy 100 has reached the halfway point with Steve Park, Ryan Truex, Eddie MacDonald and Matt DiBenedetto leading the way. 

Lap 49 -- Alan Tardiff is working on Matt Kobyluck for fifth. 

Lap 47 -- The intervals begin to break up the field. 

Lap 43 -- Ryan Truex passes Eddie MacDonald for second. Steve Park leads Truex at the line by 1.5 seconds as he starts to pull away. 

Lap 40 -- Steve Park led Eddie MacDonald at the line by .8 seconds. Eric Curran pronounced out of the race due to the accident. 

Lap 38 -- Eddie MacDonald gets past Steve Park on the backstretch, but got into Turn 3 too hard and Park was able to grab the lead back. 

Lap 37 -- GREEN FLAG: Steve Park leads the field at the line. 

Lap 36 -- One to go at the line. 

Lap 36 -- The clean-up crew is still at work. 

Lap 33 -- Outside top 10 are Jonathan Smith, Mike Johnson, Jason Patison, Derek Ramstrom, John Salemi, Jesus Hernandez, Todd Peck and Sean Corr. 

Lap 32 -- Current top 10 is Steve Park, Eddie MacDonald, Ryan Truex, Matt DiBenedetto, Matt Kobyluck, Alan Tardiff, Corey LaJoie, Jody Lavender, Jarit Johnson and Ryan Duff.

Lap 30 -- CAUTION NO. 2: Eric Curran spins on the backstretch. He is able to drive off, but has smoke coming out of the rear. 

Lap 28 -- The lead pack of Steve Park, Eddie MacDonald, Ryan Truex and Matt DiBenedetto begin to pull away from the field. MacDonald trails at the line by .3 seconds.  

Lap 24 -- Ryan Truex has passed Matt DiBenedetto for third. Matt Kobyluck lurks, currently in fifth. 

Lap 22 -- Alex Kennedy has been pronounced out of the race with a blown engine. 

 Lap 20 -- Eddie MacDonald gets past Matt DiBenedetto and is closeing in on Steve Park. 

Lap 19 -- Steve Park has a strong car. He was able to get more than half a second lead on the restart lap. 

Lap 18 -- GREEN FLAG: Steve Park leads the field at the line. 

Lap 17 -- The restart was called off. One to go at the line this time. 

Lap 16 -- One to go at the line. Prior to the caution, Steve Park had a .7-second lead on Matt DiBenedetto. Alex Kennedy has gone behind the wall.

Lap 14 -- Top 10 in running order is Steve Park, Matt DiBenedetto, Eddie MacDonald, Ryan Truex, Matt Kobyluck, Ryan Duff, Alan Dardiff, Corey LaJoie, Jody Lavender and Jonathan Smith. 

Lap 13 -- CAUTION NO. 1: Derek Ranstrom and Alex Kennedy spin in Turn 1. Possible fluid on the track. 

Lap 8 -- Current running order is Steve Park, Matt DiBenedetto, Eddie MacDonald, Ryan Truex, Matt Kobyluck. 

Lap 5 -- Steve Park has stretched out to a half second lead on Matt DiBenedetto at the line.

Lap 1 -- Steve Park leads at the line. 

8:31 p.m. -- GREEN FLAG: The Pepsi Full Fender Frenzy 100 is underway. 

8:28 p.m. -- To pace laps to go at the line. 

8:25 p.m. -- Engines have fired and the cars are being eased onto the track on the backstretch as final preparations are made to go racing. 

8:05 p.m. -- Derek Ranstrom, driver of the No. 53 Bollegraaf Chevrolet who will qualified ninth for the Pepsi Full Fender Frenzy 100, just won the PASS race.  The NASCAR Camping World Series East drivers are strapped in and ready to roll as soon as the pit crews switch out and the track is cleaned. 

7:30 p.m. -- The driver autograph session and opening ceremonies are complete. The PASS 75-lap, green-flag race has begun, with the NASCAR Camping World Series East to follow.

6:25 p.m. -- Steve Park has earned his first career NASCAR Camping World Series East Coors Light Pole Award with his fast lap of 20.324 seconds (110.707 mph). He will be joined on the front row by Matt DiBenedetto. The second row will be Matt Kobyluck and Ryan Duff. Click HERE for complete qualifying results.

6:22 p.m. -- With only Eddie MacDonald and Jesus Hernandez remaining, the top of the board remains the same. 

6:18 p.m. -- Five cars remain to take time. The top five fastest so far are Steve Park, Matt DiBenedetto, Matt Kobyluck, Ryan Duff and Ryan Truex. 

6:14 p.m. -- Steve Park has knocked Matt DiBenedetto off the provisional pole with a second lap time of 20.321 seconds. 

6:07 p.m. -- Matt DiBenedetto, the ninth car to take time, moved to the top of the board with a second lap of 20.403 seconds. 

6:03 p.m. -- Brett Moffitt spins in Turn 2 on his second lap. His first lap was good enough for third best among the six that have gone so far. 

6 p.m. -- Five cars have taken time and Ryan Truex is fastest at 20.527 seconds. 

5:55 p.m. -- Qualifying has begun. Ryan Truex is first out. 

5:40 p.m. -- Thompson's Limited Sportsman and Mini Stock NASCAR Whelen All-American Series features are complete. The NASCAR Camping World Series East competitors are getting set for time trials. Skies are mostly clear in Thompson.

4:05 p.m. -- Final practice has concluded. Brett Moffitt was the fastest car on the track with a best lap of 20.431 seconds (110.127 mph). Click HERE for a complete rundown of practice times. Qualifying is set for 6 p.m. 

3:55 p.m. -- With 10 minutes left in practice, Jonathan Smith has recorded the fastest lap at 20.638 seconds (109.022 mph). 

3:35 p.m. -- Final practice is underway. Practice will included groups of 12 cars at a time, which will run eight-lap segments through the 30-minute session. 

3:30 p.m. -- Final practice will be delayed a few minutes while the track is being cleaned-up. Click HERE to listen to No. 31 Whelen Engineering/Coca-Cola Chevrolet driver Eric Curran talk about his first oval racing experience in the first practice. 

3:25 p.m. -- The No. 05 of Guy Pavageau has withdrawn from the event. He was the lone car that did not practice during the 60-minute session. 

2:35 p.m. -- The first afternoon practice is complete. Eddie MacDonald finished as the fastest car in practice with a best lap of 20.776 seconds (108.298 mph). Click HERE for a full rundown of practice times. Final Practice is slated to begin at 3:30 p.m.

2:20 p.m. -- Eddie MacDonald has recorded the fastest lap in practice so far at 20.776 seconds (108.298 mph). Steve Park, Matt Kobyluck, Matt DiBenedetto and Jody Lavender round out the top five fastest cars. Of the 23 entries, 22 have practiced.

1:35 p.m. -- Seven cars are on the track as the first of two practice sessions is underway. 

1:30 p.m. -- The NASCAR and track crews are inspecting the the race surface to make sure all is good for Camping World Series East practice. 

12:45 p.m. -- Steve Park took the pace car around the .625-mile oval at Thompson earlier today. Click HERE to view the video. 

10 a.m. -- Sunny and clear skies at the track with a temperature of 69 degrees. There are 23 cars on the ground. The No. 26 of Scott Bouley and the No. 81 of Jason Holehouse have withdrawn from the event. They join the No. 03 of Joey Polewarczyk, No. 10 of Matt Kurzejewski and No. 94 of Tiffany Daniels who previously withdrew after being on the original entry list.

9 a.m. -- The garage is open and inspections are set to begin.

8:30 a.m. ET -- The NASCAR Camping World Series East is at Thompson (Conn.) International Speedway for the Pepsi Full Fender Frenzy 100. The pits are open and the haulers have parked.