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Beyond the Cockpit: Justin Boston on Beginnings, Transitions and a Bristol Debut

Beyond the Cockpit: Justin Boston on Beginnings, Transitions and a Bristol Debut

Justin Boston’s love for racing began with a five-year-old’s birthday gift. Fast forward to 2014, almost 20 years later, and he’s taking the next step in his career. Wednesday night, he’ll attempt to make his Camping World Truck Series debut, along with his ARCA team, Venturini Motorsports, who will also be making their first series start. On an entry list with 38 drivers as of press time, Boston will have to qualify on speed to make the field unless another team withdraws before ... Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: Careers For Veterans 200

Tracking the Trucks: Careers For Veterans 200

In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter and teammate Matt Crafton each took just a couple seconds of fuel in the closing laps of Saturday afternoon’s Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway. Though Crafton came off of pit road side-by-side with Sauter, who had pitted a handful of laps earlier, the momentum the No. 98 Toyota carried was enough to give him the lead and the win. Ron Hornaday, Jr. finished third, followed by Tayler Malsam. Kyle Busch rounded out ... Read More »

JJ Yeley in For Ryan Truex at Michigan

JJ Yeley in For Ryan Truex at Michigan

Ryan Truex suffered a hard crash at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday morning during Sprint Cup practice. The impact with the outside wall in turn 2 was enough to lift the rear end off of the track. After running nearly head-on into the wall, Truex climbed from his car but was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation after complaining of a headache and shoulder pain. https://twitter.com/NASCARONFOX/status/500634609844228096/ During the Camping World Truck Series race from Michigan, Motorsport.com’s Lee Spencer ... Read More »

Truckin’ Thursdays: Can Kvapil Turn Back The Clock In Townley’s Ride?

Truckin’ Thursdays: Can Kvapil Turn Back The Clock In Townley’s Ride?

After taking a weekend off, the Camping World Truck Series is back on track this weekend alongside the Sprint Cup Series at Michigan International Speedway. The track has produce 12 different winners in 14 previous events, leaving Travis Kvapil and Greg Biffle as the only competitors to have visited Victory Lane twice. Since the facility has favored a variety of different victors, this weekend’s race is really anyone’s to win … or lose. And that’s where Travis Kvapil‘s name comes ... Read More »

Beyond the Cockpit: Joey Coulter on Getting Started, Making Changes and Learning More

Beyond the Cockpit: Joey Coulter on Getting Started, Making Changes and Learning More

Camping World Truck series driver Joey Coulter didn’t come from the traditional racing background that most of today’s drivers have. But at the age of eight, he began racing go-karts. Fast forward to 2009 when he and his family-owned race team began running the ARCA Racing Series full time. In two full seasons, Coulter posted one win, 14 top 5s and 25 top 10s. In 2011, he joined Richard Childress Racing full-time, where he spent two seasons. He took home ... Read More »

Hendrick Motorsports Announces 3M Partnership

Hendrick Motorsports Announces 3M Partnership

Hendrick Motorsports announced early Tuesday that current Greg Biffle sponsor 3M will join the organization next year as a primary sponsor for Jeff Gordon. As part of the three-year deal that runs through the 2017 season, the company will serve as an associate sponsor throughout the season and primary backer in 11 events. “At 3M, we play to win, and we push hard every day to do just that,” Jesse Singh, senior vice president, 3M global sales and marketing said ... Read More »

NASCAR Community Reacts to Tony Stewart Accident

NASCAR Community Reacts to Tony Stewart Accident

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and fellow competitors of Kevin Ward Jr. We support Tony Stewart’s decision to miss today’s race and we will continue to respect the process and timeline of the local authorities and will continue to monitor this situation moving forward.” NASCAR “There aren’t words to describe the sadness I feel about the accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. It’s a very emotional time for all involved, and it is ... Read More »

Truckin’ Thursdays: Sitting Pretty at the Halfway Point

Truckin’ Thursdays: Sitting Pretty at the Halfway Point

Last Saturday afternoon’s Pocono Mountains 150 marked the halfway point in the Camping World Truck Series schedule. While it’s taken us nearly six months to get to the middle of the schedule, we’ll have a whirlwind of 11 races to close out the season in a mere three months. In the meantime, this season hasn’t been short on storylines that are worth remembering. First and foremost, you can’t ignore Toyota’s dominance this season. Up until Austin Dillon took the victory ... Read More »

Truckin’ Thursdays: Pondering Pocono’s Fifth Truck Race

Truckin’ Thursdays: Pondering Pocono’s Fifth Truck Race

When the Camping World Truck Series takes on Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon, it will mark the fifth race at the facility but the first to run 150 miles instead of the standard 125 from the past four years. It’s a change designed for long-term impact, the series expected to race at the Tricky Triangle for years to come. The Trucks are now firmly entrenched as a welcome addition to the facility, compared to when the track was added to the ... Read More »

Truckin’ Thursdays: An Eldora Recap

Truckin’ Thursdays: An Eldora Recap

In a Nutshell: Darrell Wallace, Jr. put on a clinic in Wednesday night’s 1800CarCash Mudsummer Classic, grabbing the victory by 5.489 seconds over Ron Hornaday, Jr. at Eldora Speedway. The driver of the No. 54 Toyota held off a hard-charging Kyle Larson until the latter’s truck couldn’t take anymore punishment and gave up, leaving Wallace to coast to his second win of the season. Ryan Blaney, Ken Schrader and Ty Dillon rounded out the top 5. Who Should Have Won: ... Read More »