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Austin Cindric Grateful for Martinsville Opportunity

Austin Cindric Trucks Practice Martinsville 2015 Mike Neff (4)

Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch

For the second week in succession, Camping World Truck Series team owner Brad Keselowski awarded a colossal opportunity to drive his No. 29 Ford truck; this time to a new young gun in Austin Cindric. The 17-year-old son of Team Penske president Tim Cindric made his Truck Series debut at Martinsville Speedway in the Kroger …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Kroger 200 at Martinsville

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(Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

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 out the top five. Who …

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Matt Crafton Holds Off Tailgate Mob for 2015 Kroger 200 Victory

Martinsville Trucks Kroger 200 Matt Crafton Checkers 2015 Mike Neff

Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch

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 the Truck Series. He led the …

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Cole Custer Wins 2015 Kroger 200 Pole at Martinsville

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Looks like the young drivers are already on a sugar rush; it is Halloween, after all. At a lap of 19.530 seconds (96.959 mph) Cole Custer won the pole for Saturday’s Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway. It is the third pole of his Camping World Truck Series career and first of 2015. Behind him are three …

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Timothy Peters Leads Final 2015 Kroger 200 Practice at Martinsville

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Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch

Timothy Peters backed up his quick time from the first practice with a late session run of a lap at 96.083 mph in 19.708 seconds. Cameron Hayley, who was third quick in the first practice was the second fastest in the final session. Hayley’s lap took 19.712 seconds that translated to a speed of 96.063 …

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Timothy Peters Holds Top Spot in 1st 2015 Kroger 200 Practice at Martinsville

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Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch

Timothy Peters picked up where he left off at Martinsville Speedway on Friday. Peters, fresh off of his victory at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend, led the Camping World Truck Series’ first practice at Martinsville with a 96.020-mph lap in 19.721 seconds, besting Matt Crafton by half a tenth of a second. Crafton’s lap took 19.776 seconds and …

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

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(Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch)

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 it’s also among the first …

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Kyle Busch Motorsports Unveils 2016 Driver Lineup

Kyle Busch Motorsports 2016 Driver Lineup

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On Thursday night’s episode of NASCAR RaceHub on FOX Sports 1, Kyle Busch Motorsports announced its plans for the 2016 Camping World Truck Series season, and once again the organization plans to field three full-time trucks. USAC standout Christopher Bell and 2015 K&N Pro Series East champion William Byron will both compete full-time, while the third truck will be …

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Brandon Jones, GMS Racing No. 33 Truck Hit with P4 Penalty

2015 Martinsville I Cwts Brandon Jones Truck Credit Amy Henderson

(Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch)

NASCAR penalized the second-place finisher in last weekend’s Camping World Truck Series Fred’s 250 for illegal brackets found during pre-qualifying inspection. Brandon Jones’s No. 33 team fielded by GMS Racing was hit with a P4 penalty for the infraction. Crew chief Shane Huffman was fined $10,000, suspended for the next three CWTS races and placed …

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Austin Cindric Plans Truck Series Debut in 2015 Kroger 200 at Martinsville

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Austin Cindric will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut on Saturday in the Kroger 200 at the Martinsville Speedway for Brad Keselowski Racing. Cindric will pilot the No. 29 Ford and will have sponsorship backing from Cooper Standard. Cindric is already a well-known, up-and-coming driver around the racing world. He has numerous starts …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: How NASCAR’s ‘Dega Decisions Affected NBCSN

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Talladega is a place that fosters a lot of emotions from race fans under normal circumstances. Some people dread the place, wish they tore it down and turned it into something else. Others reserve gleeful opinions not that far off the opinions of some people when news broke last week that Gilmore Girls is being …

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Entry List: 2015 Kroger 200 at Martinsville

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Heading to the final short track on the 2015 schedule for a Halloween showdown, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has the largest entry list of their season. NASCAR released the entry list for the Oct. 31 Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway. The list includes 37 entrants, meaning five teams will fail to make Saturday’s …

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