Parker Kligerman in victory lane. (Ben Jackson/Getty Images)

Kligerman Hangs On At Mid-Ohio For First Win Since 2017

STEAM CORNERS, Ohio — Parker Kligerman earned his first win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series since 2017, as he outdueled points leader Zane Smith at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. 

Kligerman and Smith were the class of the field, with Kligerman earning the stage one win, and Smith taking the stage two green and white checkered flag. 

Parker Kligerman led 56 laps. (Ben Jackson/Getty Images)

Driving the No. 75 Chevrolet for Henderson Motorsports, Kligerman led 56 of the 67 laps on the 2.258-mile road course. His last win came at Talladega in October of 2017, with the same team.

“It’s hard to put into words,” Kligerman said. “This whole team is like a team of second chances. Two years ago, I thought my driving days were done. This team gave me a call and wanted to get back racing and it’s just been steady improvement since. … It’s unbelievable when you put a talented group of people together what they can achieve.”

Behind the front two, Carson Hocevar brought his Chevrolet home third, with Stewart Friesen and Christian Eckes rounding out the top five. 

Polesitter Corey Heim had a solid top five finish in hand, before losing power with seven laps to go. 

Trackhouse Racing co-owner Justin Marks competed in his first race in the Truck Series since 2018. Marks would finish 31st, after his brakes failed with 18 laps to go, piloting the No. 41 Niece Motorsports entry. 

Kligerman’s victory gave the 31-year-old a $50,000 bonus from the final race of the Triple Truck Challenge bonus program. The win would also be the 18th different winner on a road course in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, dating back to 1999. 

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