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Tracking the Trucks: Nashville 200

Tracking the Trucks: Nashville 200

*In a Nutshell:* Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.426 seconds ahead of Kevin Harvick to win the Nashville 200 Friday night at Nashville Superspeedway. Busch managed to lap all but seven of the other competitors on the track to score his 40th career Truck Series win and the first for his newly formed team, Kyle Busch Motorsports. Defending series champion Ron Hornaday, Jr. took third, with points leader Timothy Peters and Todd Bodine rounding out the Top 5. Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: Kroger 250

Tracking the Trucks: Kroger 250

*In a Nutshell:* Kevin Harvick showed up and vanquished everyone again. A qualifying rain-out on Friday gifted Harvick the pole, and he took full advantage of it. Harvick led a race high 187 of the 250 laps on his way to the victory in Saturday afternoon's Kroger 250. It is his eighth career Camping World Truck Series victory, and his second this year. It also marks Harvick's fourth victory in as many truck races, dating back to Phoenix in November last season. KHI teammate Ron Hornaday Jr. finished second, followed by Brian Ickler, making his debut for Kyle Busch Motorsports, in third. Timothy Peters and Johnny Benson rounded out the top 5. *Who Should Have Won:* Harvick. Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: E-Z-Go 200

Tracking the Trucks: E-Z-Go 200

*In a Nutshell:* Kevin Harvick took the checkered flag 1.308 seconds ahead of Kyle Busch to win the E-Z-Go 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Kevin Harvick dominated the race, leading 100 of the 130 laps run Saturday afternoon on the way his seventh career Camping World Truck Series victory. Aric Almirola, Steve Wallace and Todd Bodine rounded out the Top 5. Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: NextEra Energy Resources 250

Tracking the Trucks: NextEra Energy Resources 250

*In a Nutshell:* Timothy Peters took the checkered flag 0.068 seconds ahead of Todd Bodine to win the NextEra Energy Resources 250 Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway. Peters made a stirring last lap pass on Bodine, holding him off through the tri-oval to score the biggest win of his career and second overall in the series. Dennis Setzer, pole sitter Jason White, and Matt Crafton rounded out the Top 5. *Who Should Have Won: Timothy Peters.* There were a few clear favorites that stood out during a race filled with plenty of twists and turns. Pole sitter Jason White led eight laps, and worked his way through the field multiple times after dropping back. Elliott Sadler led 25 laps early, but got caught up in a lap 32 wreck. Read More »

Tommy Baldwin Racing to bring 2 cars to Auto Club Speedway

By Phil Allaway It appears that Tommy Baldwin Racing will be bringing a second car to Fontana for the Auto Club 500 on February 21. Tommy Baldwin Racing posted a picture on their Twitter feed on Saturday showing a No. 35 Chevrolet at the team’s shop. It is a red, unsponsored car. Above the driver’s side window, Johnny Sauter’s name. So, we can say with some accuracy that Johnny Sauter will be behind the wheel of the No. 35 Chevrolet ... Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: Ford 200

*In a Nutshell:* Kevin Harvick took the checkered flag 0.949 seconds ahead of Matt Crafton to win the Ford 200 Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The driver of the No. 4 Georgia Boot Chevrolet took the lead for the final time on a green-white-checkered finish to score his second consecutive win. Colin Braun, Timothy Peters and Todd Bodine rounded out the Top 5. *Who Should Have Won:* Kevin Harvick. Harvick started the race in the third position and wasted little time heading to the front of the field. The driver of the No. 4 Georgia Boot Chevrolet took the lead on lap six and led the next 52 laps before losing the lead on pit road. Harvick went on to lead 108 laps, the most of any driver Friday night. Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: Lucas Oil 150

*In a Nutshell:* Kevin Harvick took the checkered flag under caution ahead of Kyle Busch to win the Lucas Oil 150 Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway. Harvick took the lead for the final time on lap 96 and held on through a green-white-checkered finish to score his fourth career Truck Series victory at the one mile track. Aric Almirola, Ron Hornaday, Jr. and Matt Crafton rounded out the Top 5. *Who Should Have Won:* Kevin Harvick. Kevin Harvick paced the first practice before qualifying on the outside pole for Friday night's race. When the green flag flew, Harvick took the lead on lap two, but on lap eight, the driver of the No. 4 Longhorn Chevrolet brought out the caution after spinning in what he claimed to be oil on the track. Harvick spent the rest of the race working his way through the field to put his team in position to win his second race this season. Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: WinStar World Casino 350

Tracking the Trucks: WinStar World Casino 350

*In a Nutshell:* Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.955 seconds ahead of Matt Crafton to win the WinStar World Casino 350 Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch took the lead from Ron Hornaday, Jr. on lap 98 and never looked back despite a charge from Matt Crafton in the late stages of the race. Hornaday, Jr., Todd Bodine, and Colin Braun rounded out the Top 5. *Who Should Have Won: Kyle Busch.* Though Kyle Busch started in 12th, an uncharacteristic starting position for him, he quickly worked his way into the Top 5. After finally getting to the front, Busch went on to lead 54 laps, the most of any driver, on the way to his 16th Camping World Truck Series victory. Read More »

Tracking the Trucks : Mountain Dew 250

Tracking the Trucks : Mountain Dew 250

*In a Nutshell:* Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.057 seconds ahead of Aric Almirola to win the Mountain Dew 250 Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. Busch led only ten laps on the night and received help in the form of a push from Almirola to score his sixth win of the season. Todd Bodine, Terry Cook and David Starr rounded out the top 5. *Who Should Have Won:* Todd Bodine. It's no secret that Todd Bodine and Germain Racing have restrictor plate racing figured out, having won the four previous restrictor plate races. The driver of the No. 30 Copart Toyota took the lead with one lap to go on a green-white-checkered finish, but the combined power of teammates Kyle Busch and Aric Almirola moved ahead on the final lap. Bodine led 24 laps Saturday afternoon after starting sixth and went on to finish third. Read More »

Tracking the Trucks : Kroger 200

Tracking the Trucks : Kroger 200

*In a Nutshell:* Timothy Peters took the checkered flag 1.815 seconds ahead of Todd Bodine to win the Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway Saturday afternoon. On Lap 116, Peters inherited the lead when then-leader Denny Hamlin pitted for adjustments and led for the remainder of the race on the way to his first career Camping World Truck Series victory. Colin Braun, Ron Hornaday, Jr., and Kevin Harvick rounded out the Top 5. *Who Should Have Won: Timothy Peters.* Peters started in the 11th position and managed to move into the Top 10 quickly after the green flag flew. Read More »