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Justin Haley, Christopher Bell Top Pair of Truck Series Practices at Kansas

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Justin Haley and Christopher Bell led a pair of 55-minute practice sessions at Kansas Speedway Thursday afternoon. Under cloudy skies and the threat of rain, Haley ran the most laps of any driver in the first session at 31 and was the only driver to break 178 mph. He posted a 30.297 second lap, good …

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Entry List: 2017 Toyota Tundra 250

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(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

On Tuesday, NASCAR released the entry list for Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway.  For the Camping World Truck Series’ fourth race of the year, 31 trucks are currently entered.  As a result, no one will fail to qualify. A couple of strong teams are not entered this week, most notably GMS Racing’s …

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Travis Pastrana Returns to NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with Niece Motorsports

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Travis Pastrana, a former X Games gold medalist and star of the Nitro Circus tour, is returning to NASCAR. The action sports legend will trade in his BMX handlebars for the steering wheel in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Pastrana will drive Niece Motorsports’ No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado, taking over at Las Vegas Motor …

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NASCAR Drivers Experience NHRA Horsepower at zMax Dragway

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It was straight-line-meets-circle-track Thursday morning (April 27) at Charlotte Motor Speedway and zMax Dragway in Concord, N.C., as the star drivers of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series got a chance to swap seats with some of the ace pilots from the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and get themselves a taste of nitromethane. Truck …

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Chase Elliott Avoids Crash to Win Martinsville Truck Race

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It’s been a while, but Chase Elliott is back in Victory Lane in the Camping World Truck Series. After driving through late contact between leader Christopher Bell and Austin Cindric, pole-sitter Elliott grabbed the win at Martinsville Speedway after leading 81 laps. The victory is his first in the series since 2013. “We had a …

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Christopher Bell Tops Martinsville Truck Practice

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Christopher Bell’s stellar 2017 season continues. After winning the most recent Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta in February, Bell wins opening practice at Martinsville Speedway. The three-time series winner topped the charts at 20.204 seconds (93.724 mph). Close behind the Kyle Busch Motorsports driver, Brett Moffitt finished second quick, just 0.060 seconds behind …

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway to Hold 2 Tripleheaders in 2018

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) announced on Wednesday that they will be adding second races for both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and XFINITY Series to their schedule in 2018.  The new races will run as part of the existing weekend that is currently a standalone race for the Camping World Truck Series in September. …

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Atlanta Penalties Announced; 3 Crew Chiefs Suspended

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NASCAR dropped the hammer on three teams following violations found at Atlanta Motor Speedway last weekend. AJ Allmendinger’s 26th-place result was ruled an encumbered finish after loose lugnuts were found in post-race inspection. As a result, the No. 47 team has been docked 35 driver and owner points for the violation, and crew chief Randall …

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Ross Chastain Hopes to Find Full-time Driver for Bolen Motorsports

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Nothing gets people’s attention like a strong run on the track. For Ross Chastain, Saturday’s Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway gave him and his small team some time in the spotlight after finishing 10th in the 130-lap race. Earning team owner Jeff Bolen’s first top-10 finish in 23 Camping World Truck Series …

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Christopher Bell Slays Field Toward Atlanta Truck Win

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Sure, stages may have stirred up this race, but Christopher Bell was the bartender. Leading 99 of 130 laps, the pole-sitter became the first driver to sweep both stages and score the race win Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway in his No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota. “This was definitely a race I had circled after …

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Cup Stars Highlight Atlanta Truck Race Entry List

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

In 2017, many NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers are limited on Camping World Truck Series starts. It appears a few feel that the race at Atlanta Motor Speedway is worth one of those starts. 37 trucks are on the initial entry list for Saturday’s 200 mile event. Among them, Chase Elliott, Kyle Busch, …

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