Home » Archive by Category

Articles in NASCAR - Camping World Trucks

Sauter Tops Busch In Camping World Race
Saturday, 2 Apr, 2011 – 15:32 | Comments Off
Sauter Tops Busch In Camping World Race

Johnny Sauter passed Kyle Busch for the lead with less than two laps to go and went on to win the Kroger 250 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway Saturday afternoon.
Busch finished second, just missing getting his first ever victory at Martinsville.
He was passed just as he was about to take the white flag. [...]

Sauter On Camping World Pole At Martinsville
Saturday, 2 Apr, 2011 – 10:51 | Comments Off
Sauter On Camping World Pole At Martinsville

RacinToday.com
Johnny Sauter on Saturday morning won the pole for Saturday afternoon’s Kroger 250 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
Sauter posted a lap at 95.463 mph to get the pole in his Chevrolet truck.
Second fastest was Cole Whitt. He had a lap at 94.913 mph in his Red Bull-sponsored Chevy.
Sprint Cup regular Kevin Harvick [...]

Raikkonen Signs With Kyle Busch’s Truck Team
Saturday, 2 Apr, 2011 – 10:03 | Comments Off
Raikkonen Signs With Kyle Busch’s Truck Team

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A former world driving champion will take the first steps toward becoming an American champion this summer in Charlotte.
Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Saturday that it has signed former Formula 1 champion Kimi Raikkonen to drive a limited schedule in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series during the 2011 season.
Raikkonen is [...]

Minter: Credible Information Gap Is Getting Bigger
Wednesday, 23 Mar, 2011 – 15:11 | 4 Comments
Minter: Credible Information Gap Is Getting Bigger

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
I read on the Internet yesterday that National Speed Sport News was ceasing publication. I guess I’m just like most everybody else these days. I get my racing news online for free, but I also wonder when the point will come where those who gather the racing news just can’t [...]

Kahne Trucks To Win In Darlington
Saturday, 12 Mar, 2011 – 19:28 | Comments Off
Kahne Trucks To Win In Darlington

Kasey Kaney led the most laps and won the Too Tough To Tame 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Darlington Raceway Saturday evening.
Kahne, making just his fourth start in the series, was driving a truck owned by Kyle Busch Motorsports.
He led 96 of the 147 laps.
It was Kahne’s third  victory in those four truck [...]

Hornaday Can Show He’s Tougher Than Darlington
Saturday, 12 Mar, 2011 – 8:26 | Comments Off
Hornaday Can Show He’s Tougher Than Darlington

Ron Hornaday Jr. is a racer. You know: Put him on a track, wrap his fingers around a steering wheel, watch him go. And he doesn’t normally get too worked up about the location of the tracks you put him on. Except this weekend.
Hornaday, a veteran of 500 races in NASCAR’s top three series, will [...]

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

RacinToday.com
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
RacinToday.com
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 [...]