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Truckin’ Thursdays: Travis Pastrana’s Return Among Storylines to Watch in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 27:  The green flag waves at the start of the Rhino Linings 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on September 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/NASCAR via Getty Images)

While much of the NASCAR world is currently focused on Tony Stewart’s announcement and the impending rainy weekend at Dover International Speedway the Camping World Truck Series heads west to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a Saturday night showdown. With a close championship battle, every race counts for Matt Crafton, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Austin Theriault Prepared to Run Remainder of Season

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When NASCAR descends up Chicagoland Speedway, most of the hype will be over the opening race for this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup. But before the Cup Series even hits the track, the Camping World Truck Series will run Friday night, returning to action after two weeks off. As …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Attempting to Pick the 2015 Champion

Matt Crafton at Michigan in August for Camping World Truck Series

What do a veteran, a rookie and a sophomore driver all have in common? Easy. All three are knee-deep in what has already been one of the more entertaining championship battles in recent years. Separated by just 15 points, Erik Jones, Matt Crafton and Tyler Reddick have a combined eight …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Lawsuit Against Justin Boston Highlights Problems With Pay-to-Play

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When Kyle Busch Motorsports and rookie Justin Boston parted ways early last month, the 25-year-old implied the split was performance-based. While it’s not that surprising to see a rookie struggle in his first season behind the wheel in the Truck Series, Boston’s performance was nowhere near that of full-time teammate …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Series on Life Support Showing Signs of Life

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After weeks – years, even – of struggling to fill fields and dismal truck counts, this week has almost been a rebirth for NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series. Over the last few years, the series has lost numerous teams and drivers, causing a reduction in grid size from 36 down to 32. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Ryan Ellis Making His Mark

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Camping World Truck Series driver Ryan Ellis is a man of many talents. From the obvious behind the wheel to spotting and even marketing and sponsorship conversations, the 25-year-old has set out to make a name for himself in NASCAR, and he’s doing it by snapping up every opportunity that …

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