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Todd Gilliland Fastest in Sole Lucas Oil 150 Practice at Phoenix

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At Phoenix International Raceway on Friday, Kyle Busch Motorsports’ Todd Gilliland was the fastest driver in the sole NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice at Phoenix. Gilliland’s best lap of 26.576 seconds (135.461 mph) was eight-hundredths of a second faster than teammate Christopher Bell. Matt Crafton was third fastest, followed by Noah Gragson and John …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings – Episode 35: Desert Delight

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Episode 35: Desert Delight Frontstretch Podcast with Dustin Albino, Zach Catanzareti and Joseph Wolkin In this week’s episode brought to you by DraftKings, Dustin and Zach are joined this week by Joe as they recap the triple header race weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, breaking down Kevin Harvick’s surprising pass and the difficulties faced in the XFINITY Series on …

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Dalton Sargeant Returning to Truck Series at Phoenix, Homestead

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MDM Motorsports announced Wednesday (Nov. 8) that Dalton Sargeant will join the team for the last two races of the 2017 season at Phoenix International Raceway and Homestead-Miami Speedway, driving the No. 99 Chevy Silverado sponsored by Performance Plus Motor Oil. “I can’t thank all of the great people at Performance Plus Motor Oil and …

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Justin Haley Hit With L1 Penalty for Height Violation at Texas

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This weekend’s tripleheader at Texas Motor Speedway was fairly uneventful in terms of penalties.  NASCAR did not find any violations on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup or XFINITY Series cars that they inspected. There was a post-race fight between Richard Childress Racing’s Brendan Gaughan, JD Motorsports’ Ross Chastain and their crews after Saturday night’s XFINITY race.  Despite …

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Entry List: Lucas Oil 150

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One race remains in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Round of 6 to decide who will race for the title at Homestead-Miami Speedway. That elimination race sends the series west to Phoenix International Raceway for the 23rd annual Lucas Oil 150. There are 30 trucks on the penultimate preliminary entry list. That includes no …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Punches Championship Ticket at Texas

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In A Nutshell: Johnny Sauter took the lead with 13 laps to go when John Hunter Nemechek ran out of fuel.  From there, the defending Camping World Truck Series champion held off Austin Cindric to take his third win of the season.  The victory locks him into the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in two …

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Johnny Sauter Punches Ticket to Homestead with Victory at Texas

Nascar Camping World Truck Series Jag Metals 350 Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Tx Usa Friday 3 November 2017 Johnny Sauter, Ismconnect Chevrolet Silverado, Celebrates In Victory Lane. World Copyright: John K Harrelson Nkp

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On Friday night, Johnny Sauter became the first driver to secure his spot in the Camping World Truck Series Championship 4 while earning his second straight victory in the JAG Metals 350 at Texas Motor Speedway. The last time Sauter visited Texas Victory Lane in the series, he would go on to secure his first …

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Grant Enfinger Fastest in Texas CWTS Happy Hour

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ThorSport Racing’s Grant Enfinger, with a lap of 29.146 seconds (185.274 mph), was fastest in the 55-minute Happy Hour practice for the Camping World Truck Series at Texas Motor Speedway held Thursday evening.  Enfinger’s lap was one-tenth of a second faster than Kyle Busch Motorsports’ Myatt Snider was second. Brad Keselowski Racing’s Austin Cindric was …

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Johnny Sauter Fastest in Opening Texas Practice

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On Thursday afternoon, Camping World Truck Series teams took to Texas Motor Speedway’s 1.5-mile quad-oval for 55 minutes of practice.  In a session where the top of the chart was ultimately dominated by GMS Racing, Johnny Sauter ended up fastest overall with a lap of 29.529 seconds (182.871 mph). Despite the GMS dominance at the …

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Entry List: JAG Metals 350

Nascar Camping World Truck Series Texas Roadhouse 200 Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville Va Usa Friday 27 October 2017 Jeffrey Abbey, Niece Equipment Chevrolet Silverado World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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For the Camping World Truck Series, 32 trucks are entered in Friday night’s JAG Metals 350.  As a result, no one will fail to qualify. There are a couple of driver changes of note.  At Niece Motorsports, Austin Wayne Self will drive the team’s No. 45 Chevrolet, replacing Jeffrey Abbey.  The move allows Self to …

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Harrison Burton Scores 1st Truck Series Top 5 at Martinsville

Nascar Camping World Truck Series Texas Roadhouse 200 Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville Va Usa Friday 27 October 2017 Harrison Burton, Dex Imaging Toyota Tundra World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade Nkp

Harrison Burton certainly benefits from his last name but other young drivers need other attention (Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Harrison Burton has already won the K&N Pro Series East title this year. Now, he has gotten his first taste of success in the Camping World Truck Series, scoring a fourth-place finish in the Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday (Oct. 28). The transition to Trucks had been a difficult one for Burton, …

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Matt Crafton Disappointed by 2nd-Place Finish at Martinsville

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The Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 28) was Matt Crafton‘s race to lose… and well, he lost it. The two-time Camping World Truck Series champion dominated the race, leading 102 laps and winning Stage 1, but he lost the lead with 10 laps to go on a final restart to …

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