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Truckin’ Thursdays: Matt Crafton’s Championship Momentum Swing

Matt Crafton at Michigan in August for Camping World Truck Series

While the last few days have been lost in the shuffle due to the chaos of Matt Kenseth‘s NASCAR suspension, there’s still other racing news going on. The Camping World Truck Series, sitting above the fray continues to set up for an epic championship battle at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Just when …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBCSN Pulls No Punches With NASCAR On Intentional Wrecking

(Photo: CIA Stock Photo, Inc. ©2015)­

Martinsville Speedway.  Home to tight racing, bumping and banging, and the occasional intentional crash.  That’s what we had to deal with this past weekend at the paperclip. Before we start, we’ve reached a milestone.  Today, we’re celebrating the fact that I’ve written 500 critiques for Frontstretch, either here on the …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kroger 200

Martinsville Trucks Kroger 200 Matt Crafton Burnout 2015 Mike Neff

In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton grabbed the checkered flag in the Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway ahead of John Hunter Nemechek. The race featured 12 cautions flags and saw drivers like Cole Custer and Timothy Peters perform marvelous comebacks after early troubles at the paperclip. Cameron Hayley, Custer and Tyler Reddick rounded …

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Matt Crafton Holds Off Tailgate Mob for Kroger 200 Victory

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Matt Crafton spent much of his career running strong and finishing well but remaining unable to capture wins in the Camping World Truck Series. Over the last couple of years, that has all changed. On Saturday afternoon, Crafton set a personal best with his fifth victory of the season in …

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NASCAR 101: Newcomers Completely & Utterly Invade Martinsville Truck Entry List

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Martinsville Speedway’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races? Easily the best of any track on the circuit these days to both discover and watch young talent. Which is not wholly surprising. Each season, it’s the first on the schedule that allows drivers 16 and 17 years old to race, and …

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Pace Laps: Championships and Future Stars

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his USGP win and third overall championship (credit: Getty Images)

Formula 1: Hamilton Scores Second Consecutive Championship – The United States Grand Prix may have been the best race of the F1 season.  Rain brought questions as to the actual performance of any of the teams and also made for a frustrating schedule – as qualifying got pushed to Sunday morning. …

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