Race Weekend Central

Timothy Peters: ‘We Just Missed it Tonight’

2016 Camping World Truck Iowa

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Friday evening’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race did not go the way Timothy Peters envisioned it would. As he stepped out of his Toyota Tundra, he took a deep breath. The smile on his face said it all, showing a positive aspect in the midst of what could very well be a negative atmosphere …

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Johnny Sauter Calm, Collected Entering Homestead Title Opportunity

2016 Nascar Camping World Truck Series, Johnny Sauter Kansas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade NKP)

With nearly 500 national NASCAR starts behind him, Johnny Sauter is a grizzled veteran of the sport. “I feel like I’ve seen, heard and done it all,” he said. “Nothing would surprise me in the least.” Instead, he’s left it up to critics to raise their eyebrows. That’s why, in his mind, Sauter’s first year with GMS Racing has …

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William Byron Sweeps Truck Series Practices at Homestead

2016 Trucks Homestead Miami Speedway William Byron Zach Catanzareti

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

After leading the way in opening practice Friday morning, William Byron was downright dominant in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Happy Hour. Byron wound up more than a half-second quicker than the field in final practice, running a fast lap of 171.778 mph. The Kyle Busch Motorsports driver wound up running nine laps in total. …

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Tyler Reddick Joining Chip Ganassi Racing in 2017

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Tyler Reddick will have a new home in 2017. The three-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner will make the jump to the XFINITY Series next year, joining Chip Ganassi Racing. Reddick is set to join Sprint Cup Series regular Kyle Larson as the co-pilot of the No. 42 car for 18-22 races. Additional sponsorship …

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William Byron Tops Opening Truck Series Practice at Homestead

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

A week after his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series title chances ended with 12 laps to go, William Byron fought back from Phoenix disaster to lead the way in opening practice of championship weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Byron posted a lap early on of 31.411 seconds (171.914 mph), more than a tenth of a second quicker than …

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Lack of Sponsorship Not Affecting Timothy Peters’ Championship Quest

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Heading into the final race of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Timothy Peters is the only driver among the Championship 4 who has yet to win in 2016. Which is odd, because winning is something to which the No. 17 team is accustomed. Since joining Red Horse Racing …

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Christopher Bell: Everybody Considers Me the Underdog

Christopher Bell

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Christopher Bell considers himself as a title favorite. Everyone else? They consider himself the underdog. “I never would have dreamed of being in position to race for a NASCAR championship,” Bell said during the Championship 4 Media Day. But now, Bell, 21, is in Miami. He’s 15 years younger than the next youngest Championship 4 contender …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 200

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend for the final race of the 2016 season. As of Tuesday, there are 35 trucks entered, meaning three will not make the race, barring any entry list updates. Patrick Staropoli will attempt to make his Truck Series debut on Friday night in the …

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Daniel Suarez Grabs First Career Win as Championship 4 is Set at Phoenix

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Daniel Suarez is winless no more in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. After finishing runner-up four times, the part-time driver of the No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota snagged his first-career win Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway. Johnny Sauter, who swept the first two races in this round, finished second. Matt Crafton. Cameron …

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William Byron Earns 2nd Truck Series Pole at Phoenix

2016 Camping World Truck New Hampshire

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Though he’s a six-time winner in 2016, William Byron had only one pole in his Camping World Truck Series rookie season. That was until he ripped around Phoenix International Raceway Friday night at a speed of 138.254 mph, where he grabbed pole No. 2 in his No. 9 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota. “Feels great for …

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Austin Cindric to Race Full-Time for BKR in 2017

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On Friday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway, Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) announced that Austin Cindric will drive for the organization full-time in 2017.  The 18-year old son of Team Penske President Tim Cindric has spent the past few years racing anything he possibly can on four wheels. Cindric is very happy to get a chance …

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