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NASCAR Extends Playoffs To XFINITY, Truck Series For 2016
Tuesday, 19 Jan, 2016 – 19:54 | Comments Off on NASCAR Extends Playoffs To XFINITY, Truck Series For 2016
NASCAR Extends Playoffs To XFINITY, Truck Series For 2016

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In the spirit of the late Eagles founder/guitarist Glenn Frey, NASCAR is going to Chase it to the limit in 2016.
The elimination-style format that crowned Kyle Busch as 2015 Sprint Cup Series champion will be extended with tweaks to the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series this […]

Abreu To Run Full Truck Season For ThorSport
Friday, 15 Jan, 2016 – 15:42 | Comments Off on Abreu To Run Full Truck Season For ThorSport
Abreu To Run Full Truck Season For ThorSport

ThorSport Racing announced Friday that it has signed Rico Abreu to drive for it in full time in the upcoming NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Abreu, a USAC National Midget champion, open wheel standout, and 2015 Chili Bowl Nationals winner, will drive the No. 98 Curb Records Toyota Tundra.

Doug George will serve as crew chief.

“This is one of […]

Crafton Wins Homestead, But Jones Trucks To Title
Saturday, 21 Nov, 2015 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Crafton Wins Homestead, But Jones Trucks To Title
Crafton Wins Homestead, But Jones Trucks To Title

Matt Crafton won Friday night’s season-ending Ford EcoBoost 200 Camping World Truck race, but it was Erik Jones who left Homestead-Miami Speedway with the big trophy and big check that goes to the season champion.
Crafton, who had won the previous two series championship, won his sixth race of the season by easily holding off John Hunter […]

Young Nemechek Is So Composed That It’s Scary
Thursday, 19 Nov, 2015 – 9:06 | Comments Off on Young Nemechek Is So Composed That It’s Scary
Young Nemechek Is So Composed That It’s Scary

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Teenager John Hunter Nemechek is carrying on his family’s NASCAR legacy _ times three _ into the Camping World Truck Series with a level of composure he is convinced borders on the otherworldly.
John Hunter is the son of Joe Nemechek, known as “Front Row Joe” in […]

Peters Wins Truck Race; Jones Closes In On Championship
Saturday, 14 Nov, 2015 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Peters Wins Truck Race; Jones Closes In On Championship
Peters Wins Truck Race; Jones Closes In On Championship

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
AVONDALE, Ariz. – After the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship battle changed dramatically with a wreck involving the two series leaders, Timothy Peters held off John Hunter Nemechek to win Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway.
Peters beat Nemechek to the checkered flag by .309 seconds to record […]

Jones Kicks Off Texas Weekend With Truck Series Victory
Saturday, 7 Nov, 2015 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Jones Kicks Off Texas Weekend With Truck Series Victory
Jones Kicks Off Texas Weekend With Truck Series Victory

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Erik Jones put himself in position to record a three-event sweep at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night when he won the Camping World Truck Series race.
Jones, who will also drive in Saturday’s XFINITY Series event and Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race, led 117 of 147 laps en route to victory in the WinStar World Casino & […]

Road Weary Truckers Hit Texas Chasing Title
Friday, 6 Nov, 2015 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Road Weary Truckers Hit Texas Chasing Title
Road Weary Truckers Hit Texas Chasing Title

FORT WORTH, Texas – Erik Jones admittedly is a little sleep-deficient these days, and Matt Crafton can commiserate.  The two-time/reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion, Crafton knows the road to the title winds through Insomnia, USA.
“I know how it was trying to win my first championship…just sleepless nights,” Crafton said during a press conference […]

Crafton Back In Groove, Contention In Truck Series
Saturday, 31 Oct, 2015 – 17:26 | Comments Off on Crafton Back In Groove, Contention In Truck Series
Crafton Back In Groove, Contention In Truck Series

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Matt Crafton’s bid to win a third straight Camping World Truck Series championship took a needed step forward on Saturday when he won at Martinsville Speedway.
He won the race by .396 seconds over second place John Hunter Nemechek.
The victory was the fifth of the season for Crafton and allowed him to trim 13 points from […]

Townley Wins First Truck Race
Sunday, 4 Oct, 2015 – 8:54 | Comments Off on Townley Wins First Truck Race
Townley Wins First Truck Race

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John Wes Townley won his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory by saving just enough fuel during his final run to win the Rhino Linings 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Townley’s victory came in the Georgia veteran’s 89th career start. He scored a previous-best finish of third at Texas Motor Speedway in June.
Both Townley and […]

Dillon Wins Landmark Truck Race
Saturday, 26 Sep, 2015 – 18:27 | Comments Off on Dillon Wins Landmark Truck Race
Dillon Wins Landmark Truck Race

NASCAR Wire Service
The milestone 500th race in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series produced important “firsts” for two key figures on the winning team.
When Austin Dillon took the checkered flag in Saturday’s UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, he delivered the first victory in the series to both team owner Maurice Gallagher of GMS […]