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Grant Enfinger, Parker Kligerman Capitalize on Marcus Lemonis’ Trucks Bonus at Las Vegas

2021 Trucks Las Vegas Camping World-sponsored Parker Kligerman, No. 75 Henderson Motorsports Chevrolet, and Jesse Iwuji, No. 33 Reaume Brothers Racing Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

Credit: NKP

With finishes of seventh and eighth in Friday night’s (March 5) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Grant Enfinger and Parker Kligerman were the only drivers to collect more than $15,000 from Marcus Lemonis. Lemonis, the chairman and CEO of Truck Series title sponsor Camping World, stepped up in a …

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John Hunter Nemechek Holds Off Kyle Busch, Wins Las Vegas Truck Race

2021 Trucks Las Vegas John Hunter Nemechek, No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, Burnout (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

A great duel between Kyle Busch Motorsports teammates Kyle Busch and John Hunter Nemechek defined Friday’s (March 5) Bucked Up 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Although 40 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series machines started the event, the Nemechek and Busch tandem outclassed the field. However, it was Nemechek who held off his boss and …

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NASCAR 101: Former Toyota Development Drivers in Other Rides

2020 Daytona NCS Joey Logano Face NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Hendrick Motorsports may have finally found the final piece to the puzzle that returns the NASCAR Cup Series organization to its past dominance. With William Byron‘s statement win in last Sunday’s Dixie Vodka 400, some have begun to sing team owner Rick Hendrick’s praises for scooping up such an anticipated generational talent. Byron’s journey to …

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Friday Faceoff: Is William Byron a Championship Contender?

William Byron celebrates in victory lane at Homestead 2021 cup Photo Sean Gardner Getty Images

(Photo: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Buy or sell: William Byron as a Cup Series Championship 4 contender. Luken Glover: At this moment I am buying it. One of the biggest underlying stories of the preseason was the reunion of William Byron and crew chief Rudy Fugle. Why is that pairing so special? Well, just five years ago, the pair won …

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Chase Briscoe, Roper Pairing for Bristol Truck Dirt Race

Chase Briscoe smiling at 2021 Homestead Cup race. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Chase Briscoe will drive the No. 04 Roper Racing Team Ford in the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt course, Roper announced March 4. Huffy Bicycles and TexaCon will sponsor the No. 04. The NASCAR Cup Series rookie will make his first Truck Series start since 2019. His …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Marcus Lemonis Paying It Forward at Las Vegas

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Last November, Grant Enfinger was racing for a Camping World Truck Series championship, and this season, he’s only running a part-time schedule, sharing the No. 98 Toyota with Christian Eckes. It’s a harsh reminder that money drives NASCAR more than anything else when it comes to putting trucks on the track. Simply put, the reason …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Ben Rhodes Explains His Hot Start, William Byron’s Homestead Win

2021 Trucks Daytona Ben Rhodes, No. 99 ThorSport Racing Toyota, checkered flag (Credit: NKP)

Credit: NKP

Ben Rhodes is off to a blazing hot start in the Camping World Truck Series this year, winning both races this season for ThorSport Racing, his first multi-win season of his career. He joins Davey Segal this week to discuss his wins at Daytona International Speedway, how he visits the shop in Ohio while living …

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Ben Rhodes on Truck Pole for Las Vegas

Ben Rhodes stands next to trophy after winning at Daytona in trucks Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ben Rhodes will roll off from the pole in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday night (March 5). Rhodes looks to continue his winning ways after sweeping the first two events at Daytona International Speedway (on the oval and the road course). GMS Racing’s Sheldon Creed starts second …

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Frontstretch 5: Best Non-Finale Races at Homestead-Miami Speedway

2021 Xfinity Homestead Myatt Snider, No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, Burnout (Credit: NKP)

Credit: NKP

We all remember when Homestead-Miami Speedway hosted NASCAR’s finale weekend from 2002-19. Many fantastic championship battles were fought, which included many joys and many heartbreaks to go along with them. The speedway, though, lost its finale weekend to Phoenix Raceway in 2020, signifying the end of a historic tradition. But the speedway hosted races that …

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Derek Kraus Picks Up Hunter Nation Sponsorship

Derek Kraus at the 2021 Daytona Truck race Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Derek Kraus has picked up Hunter Nation sponsorship for multiple races in 2021 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, McAnally-Hilgemann Racing announced March 2. Hunter Nation will be on the No. 19 for multiple races this season, starting this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “We’re proud to announce that Hunter Nation will join …

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Here Are the NASCAR Drivers Past & Present Currently Entered at Bristol Dirt Nationals

Kyle Larson face at the 2021 Daytona 500

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It’s March, which means the inaugural Bristol Motor Speedway dirt races for the NASCAR Cup and Camping World Truck series are upon us later this month. Before both series hit the track, Bristol will host the Bristol Dirt Nationals, a multi-day slate of events featuring some of the best dirt racers in the country. As …

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Camping World to Back Grant Enfinger, Others in Truck Series Race at Las Vegas

Grant Enfinger

(Photo: Marcus Lemonis Twitter)

Update (March 5): Marcus Lemonis has posted to Twitter the full roster of Camping World-sponsored trucks racing this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In all, 10 trucks will carry the scheme. pic.twitter.com/7f3Kz5Kbum — Marcus Lemonis (@marcuslemonis) March 5, 2021 Original: Truck Series sponsor Camping World will back Grant Enfinger in Friday night’s race at …

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