Race Weekend Central

Tearing Apart the Trucks: 4 Drivers to Watch in Kansas

5-6 May, 2016, Kansas City, Kansas USA Christopher Bell ©2016, Brett Moist NKP

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This weekend, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series finally gets back on track for what will remain a more consistent schedule. Granted, there are still off-weekends in the future, however no more than one will fall back-to-back, unless you count weekends for when Eldora Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway, both Wednesday night features, come around …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Top 5 Closest Finishes in Truck Series History

2016 Charlotte CWTS pack racing I Matthew T Thacker NKP

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5. 1995 Fas Mart Supertruck Shootout – Richmond International Raceway With less than 10 laps remaining in this race at Richmond, Ron Hornaday Jr. spun, setting up a two-lap shootout between Terry Labonte and Geoffrey Bodine, who combined to lead 142 of 150 laps that day. The pair spent the final circuit beating and banging, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 3 Drivers Who Could Be Considered All-Stars

2017 Daytona I CWTS Matt Crafton rusty Jarrett NKP

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On Tuesday afternoon, NASCAR and Charlotte Motor Speedway teamed up to announce a new All-Star race format for the upcoming event in May. In case you haven’t heard all of the details, you can check them out here. While it sounds exciting, and the idea of eliminations should encourage the competitors to drive a little …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Ryan Blaney Dominates, Jimmie Johnson Wins at Texas

2017 Texas I CUP Jimmie Johnson checkered flag Matthre T Thacker NKP

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Who’s In The Headline Once Ryan Blaney faded, Jimmie Johnson got his NASCAR groove back Sunday at one of his favorite places: Texas Motor Speedway. In a dramatic drive from the back to the front, Johnson earned his seventh win in 28 starts at the 1.5-mile tri-oval. It was the top story in a Hendrick Motorsports resurgence that leaves them …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500

2017 Texas I CUP Chris Buescher racing Matthew T Thacker NKP

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Who… gets my shoutout of the race? If you were to look at the finishing order, you’d think I was crazy to pick out the driver who finished 21st and the first car one-lap down, but Chris Buescher had an impressive day behind the wheel of the new second team for JTG Daugherty Racing. After …

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Darrell Wallace Jr. Posts 5th-Straight 6th-Place Finish

2017 Atlanta NXS Darrell Wallace Jr Nigel Kinrade NKP

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When Darrell Wallace Jr. took the checkered flag in Saturday afternoon’s My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, he posted his fifth-straight sixth-place finish. After struggling through much of last season with just three top fives and nine top 10s and finishing 11th in the standings, Wallace opened the year with a dismal 33rd-place …

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Erik Jones Dominates XFINITY Series My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas

NASCAR XFINITY Series My Bariatric Solutions 300

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Erik Jones dominated and his second XFINIT Y Series win at Texas Motor Speedway in the My Bariatric Solutions 300 Saturday afternoon, leading 112 laps along the way to a half-second margin of victory over Ryan Blaney. “We really didn’t make many adjustments. (Chris) Gabehart (crew chief) did a great job last night trying to …

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