Race Weekend Central

Truckin’ Thursdays: John Hunter Nemechek Prepared to Race Full-Time

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(Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

Last Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway, John Hunter Nemechek spent the WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 in the spotters’ stand, keeping a watchful eye on the action for his father Joe Nemechek. But that night will likely mark his last up there for the foreseeable future. Today, John Hunter turns 18 and takes …

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Pace Laps: Finally, Milestones, Big Home Track Wins & Rainy Days

2015 Pocono I Cup Dale Earnhardt Jr Austin Dillon Pack Racing Cia

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Sprint Cup Series: Fourth Time’s The Charm – Finally. Martin Truex Jr. took his next step toward title contention this season by doing what race winners do: close the deal. Three straight times, Truex had led the most laps in a Cup Series race only to come up short. At Kansas, it was pit strategy and a …

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Ryan Ellis Recovering After Long Race at Texas Motor Speedway

After the checkered flag flew over Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400, MAKE Motorsports driver Ryan Ellis had to be pulled from his truck and carted off to the infield care center where he was treated and released for the flight home. Throughout the race, the driver of the No. 1 Chevrolet complained …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas

2015 Cwts Texas Matt Crafton Trophy Rick Lunkenheimer

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer, Frontstretch)

In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton scored his third victory in seven races this season with a convincing half-second win over Daniel Suarez in Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. The driver of the No. 88 Menards Toyota held off a late-race side-by-side challenge from Suarez and led a race-high 77 laps en route …

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Erik Jones, Matt Crafton to Start on Front Row for 2015 WinStar World Casino 400 at Texas

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(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer, Frontstretch)

After three rounds of knockout qualifying, it was Erik Jones and Matt Crafton who came out on top and will lead the field to the green flag for tonight’s WinStar World Casino 400K at Texas Motor Speedway. With a speed of 181.074, Jones scored his fourth career Camping World Truck Series pole award. Daniel Suarez, …

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Jennifer Jo Cobb, Tyler Reddick Have Not Spoken Since Dover Incident

2015 Dover I Cwts Tyker Reddick Truck Cia

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It’s safe to say that Tyler Reddick and Jennifer Jo Cobb won’t be exchanging Christmas cards later this year. The duo left Dover International Raceway with differing opinions of what happened to send Cobb’s No. 10 Ford to the inside wall and wrecked just 15 laps into last week’s Lucas Oil 200. Fast forward a …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Jennifer Jo Cobb’s Penalty Fits the Crime

2015 Martinsville I Cwts Jennifer Jo Cobb Truck Credit Amy Henderson

(Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch)

The Camping World Truck Series heads off to Texas Motor Speedway with a dismal 28 entrants for Friday night’s WinStar World Casino 400. Meanwhile, all eyes were on NASCAR this week as everyone awaited word from the sanctioning body about how it would penalize Jennifer Jo Cobb following her actions at Dover International Speedway last …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Lucas Oil 200 at Dover

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In a Nutshell: Tyler Reddick and Erik Jones waged a side-by-side battle while fighting lapped traffic, but it was Reddick who came out victorious Friday evening at Dover International Speedway. In a race that was marred by several wrecks and a lot of torn-up equipment, Jones and Reddick took two and four tires, respectively, on …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 5 News Bites To Watch Heading To Dover

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This weekend, the Camping World Truck Series is back in action at Dover International Speedway early Friday afternoon (5:30 p.m. ET). While the Xfinity and Sprint Cup series are hitting about a dozen races on the schedule, the Truck Series has made a whopping five starts so far this season. Right now, that means this …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: James Buescher – From Champ to Sitting on the Sidelines

2015 Cwts Daytona James Buescher Leading Erik Jones, Scott Lagasse, Jr. Cia Tall

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Following the 2013 season, James Buescher made the move from NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series in what seemed liked a natural step. Taking a full-time NXS ride, hopes were high that the 23-year-old would keep pushing his career to the next level. After all, the youngster had already won the 2012 Truck championship; what more …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte

Kasey Kahne And Erik Jones Charlotte Finish Trucks 2015 Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

In a Nutshell: Kasey Kahne and Erik Jones started side-by-side on Friday night, and that’s the exact same way the duo finished the race. The pair qualified 1-2 but were forced to start from the rear after each had a pre-race issue (Jones – missed drivers’ meeting; Kahne – unapproved adjustments). As soon as the …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 3 Things to Remember from Kansas

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For the second time this season, the Camping World Truck Series has back-to-back races scheduled and will once again be on track at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night. Fresh off of a return to racing at Kansas Speedway, there was plenty to remember about in a race largely dominated by Erik Jones. “Some days you’re …

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