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New Point System Has Truck Series All Shook Up
Thursday, 10 Mar, 2011 – 7:30 | Comments Off
New Point System Has Truck Series All Shook Up

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series has historically been dominated by seasoned drivers. But two races into a new season, a handful of newcomers to truck racing have snatched the headlines from the seasoned competitors.
Heading into Saturday’s Too Tough to Tame 200 in Darlington, S.C., five of the top 10 drivers in [...]

Busch Trucks To Victory at PIR
Friday, 25 Feb, 2011 – 21:59 | Comments Off
Busch Trucks To Victory at PIR

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Kyle Busch held off Clint Bowyer on a series of late-race restarts and won the Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Speedway on Friday night.
Bowyer, who beat Busch and won the trucks race last November at PIR, took the lead away from pole-sitter Clay Rogers on the first lap of the race.
Busch, who [...]

Minter: Ah, The Smell Of Bondo In A NASCAR Garage
Saturday, 19 Feb, 2011 – 8:30 | One Comment
Minter: Ah, The Smell Of Bondo In A NASCAR Garage

Daytona Beach, Fla. – A few random observations from a Friday at Daytona International Speedway.
First, it was refreshing to walk through the garage and get a whiff of fresh Bondo being applied to a race car. Donnie Wingo and the crew of Trevor Bayne’s No. 21 Ford were in the far end of the second [...]

Emotional Waltrip Back In Victory Lane In Daytona
Saturday, 19 Feb, 2011 – 6:00 | 4 Comments
Emotional Waltrip Back In Victory Lane In Daytona

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ten years to the day marking his initial and star-crossed win in the Daytona 500, Michael Waltrip returned to Victory Lane at Daytona International Speedway Friday night.
Waltrip won the NextEra Energy Resources 250 – the 2011 season-opener of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – with a classic slingshot move [...]

Racin’ Notes: KHI Hires Crew Chief For Piquet
Monday, 10 Jan, 2011 – 10:11 | Comments Off
Racin’ Notes: KHI Hires Crew Chief For Piquet

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In Racin’ news for Monday, Jan. 10th:
Kevin Harvick Inc. announced Monday that veteran Chris Carrier will lead the organization’s third Camping World Truck Series team as crew chief in 2011. The addition to the KHI stable, which will carry the No. 8, will be driven full time by Brazilian driver Nelson Piquet Jr.
Carrier, who has [...]

To All: A Big Thank You And A Happy New Year
Saturday, 1 Jan, 2011 – 11:48 | 3 Comments
To All: A Big Thank You And A Happy New Year

If you are reading this, then my big hope for 2011 has been realized. And I sincerely thank you.
RacinToday.com is heading into its third year of publication. I guess the cliched thing to say about that is something like, “Gee, we really didn’t think we would make it through one year.”
But we kind of did. [...]

Harvick Hires Piquet Jr.
Monday, 13 Dec, 2010 – 16:34 | Comments Off
Harvick Hires Piquet Jr.

Kevin Harvick Inc. announced Monday that former Formula One driver Nelson Piquet Jr. has been added to the organization’s 2011 line-up.
The 25-year-old native of Brazil will compete full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and for the series’ Rookie of the Year honors next season. Further details regarding the program will be released at [...]

Racin’ News Today: RCR Signs Coulter
Tuesday, 30 Nov, 2010 – 19:24 | Comments Off
Racin’ News Today: RCR Signs Coulter

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Today’s Racin’ News:
Richard Childress Racing has signed Joey Coulter to drive its second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team in 2011.
Coulter, 20, recently finished eighth in the 2010 ARCA Racing Series point standings, his second full season of competition, on the strength of his first series victory and six other top-five finishes. He also [...]

Busch Wins Race, Owners Championship
Friday, 19 Nov, 2010 – 22:27 | Comments Off
Busch Wins Race, Owners Championship

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Kyle Busch passed Ron Hornaday Jr. for the lead on a restart with four laps to go and went on to win the Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway Friday night.
The victory in the Ford 200 season-ending race gave Busch the owners championship.
“I feel like I won with my people this year,” Busch [...]

Homestead Update: Edwards Fastest, France Talks Change
Friday, 19 Nov, 2010 – 13:00 | 2 Comments
Homestead Update: Edwards Fastest, France Talks Change

At Homestead-Miami Speedway Friday:
Carl Edwards was fastest in the first Sprint Cup Series practice session of the weekend as he turned a lap aqt 175.838 mph.
Second fastest in the practice for the Ford 400 season-ender was Kyle Busch, whose fast lap of 175.165 mph came late in the hour-and-a-half session.
Jimmie Johnson was fastest among [...]