The 1995 Heartland Tailgate 175 was a Craftsman Truck Series event that occured at Heartland Park Topeka on 7.29.1995. Ron Hornaday led all but two laps from the pole in holding off Joe Ruttman for the win. Ruttman now took a narrow three point lead over Mike Skinner, who finished fifth.

1995 Heartland Tailgate 175

General info
Series Craftsman Truck Series
Location Heartland Park Topeka
Date July 29, 1995
Pole Sitter Ron Hornaday
Pole Speed 92.43 seconds
Race Data
Winner Ron Hornaday
Margin of Victory .78 seconds
Average Speed 71.336 mph
Cautions 3 for 12 laps
Points Leader Joe Ruttman (+3)


Pole Sitter: Mike Skinner-#3 Goodwrench Chevy

Pole Time: 92.43 mph

Biggest Gain in Race: Terry Labonte +19 spots (3rd)

Race NotesEdit

Leaders: 2

Lead Changes: 2

Time of Race: 1:30:49

Average Speed: 71.336 mph

Cautions: 3 for twelve laps

Margin of Victory: .78 seconds

  • Tommy Archer's 10th place finish would be his first career top-ten in his second career start. It would prove to be his only top-ten of his career.
  • Terry Labonte's 3rd place finish would prove to be his worst finish in three 1995 starts.


Finish Start No. Name Sponsor Make Laps Laps Lead Status
1 116Ron HornadayPapa John'sChevy6058running
2 784Joe Ruttman1-800-COLLECTFord602running
3 225Terry LabonteDuPontChevy600running
4 361Todd BodineRoush PerformanceFord600running
5 23Mike SkinnerGoodwrenchChevy600running
6 852Darrell WaltripAC DelcoChevy600running
7 1431Jack SpraguePerformance Race CarsChevy600running
8 1098Butch MillerRaybesto'sFord600running
9 92Mike BlissASEFord600running
10 2803Tommy ArcherArcher MotorsportsFord600running
11 56Rick CarelliTotal PetroleumChevy600running
12 424Scott LagasseDuPontChevy600running
13 1306Butch GillilandUltra Custom WheelsFord600running
14 2094Mark SimoMAC ToolsFord600running
15 675Bill SedgwickSpearsChevy600running
16 1121Tobey ButlerOrthoFord600running
17 1920Walker EvansBarbary CoastDodge590running
18 2164Michael DokkenDokken RacingChevy590running
19 2734Ray DanielsPep BoysChevy580running
20 254Bob BrevakScaffidi MixFord570running
21 1838Sammy SwindellChannellockFord540engine
22 121P.J. JonesDieHardChevy490overheating
23 1625Rick HendrickBudweiserChevy450transmission
24 3137Bob StraitTarget ExpeditingFord440running
25 3283Steve PortengaCoffee CriticChevy440running
26 157Dave RezendesExideFord420transmission
27 2909Bob JonesRain-XChevy360rear end
28 1718Davy JonesPerformance FrictionChevy320engine
29 2329Bob KeselowskiWinnebagoDodge320oil leak
30 2651Kerry TeagueRosenblum RacingChevy80crash
31 2465Kenny AllenONSATChevy40engine
32 3081Jerry GlanvilleGlanville MotorsportsFord40engine
33 3323T.J. ClarkAmerican Racing WheelsFord10transmission


1) Joe Ruttman (2nd)- +3

2) Mike Skinner (5th) -3

3) Butch Miller (8th) -33

4) Ron Hornaday (1st) -38

5) Bill Sedgwick (15th) -160

6) Jack Sprague (7th) -224

7) Rick Carelli (11th) -248

8) Scott Lagasse (12th) -399

9) Bob Strait (24th) -414

10) Tobey Butler (16th) -415

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