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Truckin’ Thursdays: They’re Your Top 10, But How Are They Really Doing?

Green Flag Atlanta Trucks 2015 Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

It’s finally here. After sitting dormant for the last six weeks, the Camping World Truck Series returns to action, this time at Kansas Speedway for a Friday night event. But can you name the last race winner without looking it up? I’ll save you the time: Joey Logano led 150 of 258 laps at Martinsville …

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James Buescher Not Running Truck Series at Kansas Speedway

2015 Cwts Daytona James Buescher Gunbroker.com Truck Cia

(Photo: CIA Stock Photography ©2015)

Despite being listed on the entry list behind the wheel of the No. 31 Chevrolet for NTS Motorsports with backing from ERT Investments, James Buescher announced on Twitter that he will not be running the Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway this weekend. I'm on the @NASCAR_Trucks entry list for @kansasspeedway, but I will NOT …

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Ryan Newman to Run Truck Series Race at Kansas

Ryan Newman

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SWM-NEMCO Motorsports announced late Tuesday afternoon that Ryan Newman will pilot its No. 8 Chevrolet this weekend at Kansas Speedway. Originally entered with Joe Nemechek, the No. 8 truck will highlight Rescue Rance, an organization founded by Newman and wife Krisse that “promotes through its program a respect for all animals, as well as agricultural, …

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CJ Faison to Run Dover Truck Series Race with Premium Motorsports


After a two-year hiatus from NASCAR competition, CJ Faison is set to strap back into the seat of a truck. On Friday afternoon, Faison announced via YouTube that he will be returning to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Dover International Speedway on May 29 for the Lucas Oil 200. Running for Premium Motorsports, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Memorable Moments at Talladega

2014 Talladega Ii Cwts Pack Racing Cia

(Photo: CIA Stock Photography ©2014)

Here we are again with another race weekend that the Camping World Truck Series sits silent, waiting for next weekend’s Friday night event at Kansas Speedway. While the Xfinity and Sprint Cup series head off to Talladega Superspeedway, I’m left getting my Truck Series fix by watching previous videos. I present to you some of …

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NASCAR Announces New Rule Changes

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On Wednesday NASCAR announced new rule changes to the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck series, effective immediately. According to NBC Sports, NASCAR issued a bulletin to teams regarding several different things. Among the changes are that NASCAR requires drivers, crew chiefs and spotters to have radio communication on the same frequency. Also …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Remembering Steve Byrnes

Steve Byrnes

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On Tuesday, April 21, the NASCAR world was rocked by the loss of Steve Byrnes, whose positive attitude while he battled head and neck cancer was an inspiration to all. Byrnes was the guy that, when you heard his voice on a telecast, you stopped and paid attention. He wasn’t afraid to ask the tough …

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Did You Notice? NASCAR Fans are the Best in All of Sports

2015 Bristol I Cup Kasey Kahne Car Credit Amy Henderson

Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch

Did You Notice? The way the NASCAR community rallied around the late Steve Byrnes this weekend at Bristol? There were signs on pit road, symbols all over the racetrack and Bristol Motor Speedway even named the race after him. Sunday’s race was the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up To Cancer. …

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Kansas Speedway, Toyota Partner for Camping World Truck Series Race

Kansas Speedway

Kansas Speedway announced on Tuesday that Toyota will serve as the race sponsor on May 8 for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. The event will be known as the 15th annual Toyota Tundra 250. “I’m excited to partner with Toyota on our NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race,” said Kansas Speedway President Patrick …

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Matt Crafton to Race TORC Season Opener at Texas

2014 Homestead Cwts Jeb Burton Matt Crafton Cia

Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography

While the Camping World Truck Series sits idle, Matt Crafton will make a special appearance at the Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway later this month. According to a report from the series website, the back-to-back champion will run the Christ Kyle Memorial Benefit truck in The Off Road Championship (TORC) season opener at Texas. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Memorable Moments at Bristol

Atlanta Trucks 2015 Timothy Peters Mike Neff

(Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

The Camping World Truck Series may be sitting silent this week, awaiting its return at Kansas Speedway in three weeks, but the Xfinity and Sprint Cup series are headed off to Bristol Motor Speedway for a little short-track showdown. As is the case with pretty much every extended downtime, very little has gone on in …

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