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Ben Kennedy Confronts Ben Rhodes Following Martinsville Truck Race

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Tempers flared following the Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway, as Ben Kennedy confronted Ben Rhodes following Saturday’s Texas Roadhouse 200. Following contact from Rhodes with 23 laps remaining, Kennedy spun in Turn 2 before getting pounded by John Wes Townley. Continuing on to finish 18th, Kennedy, who is a current Chase driver, …

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Chase Elliott Grabs Pole in Truck Series Return at Martinsville

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Chase Elliott, making his first Camping World Truck Series start since 2013, has won the pole for the Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway. Returning to the series and track that started his national NASCAR career, Elliott turned a lap of 19.673 seconds (96.254 mph) to beat second-place Daniel Suarez by 0.068 of a second for …

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Daniel Suarez, William Byron Fastest In Martinsville Truck Practices

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series kicked off the weekend on Friday, running two practice sessions at the Martinsville Speedway. Daniel Suarez and William Byron, teammates for the week at Kyle Busch Motorsports, were the fastest in Practice No. 1 and Practice No. 2 respectively. Although both are in the Toyota camp this season, both will …

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No Major Penalties After Talladega

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A short list of post-Talladega infractions was released by NASCAR on Wednesday, with the teams of Kasey Kahne and Martin Truex Jr. failing the Laser Inspection Station twice. It was noted that their penalties were served during the race weekend at Talladega. Two teams were also issued written warnings for failing template inspection twice during …

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Entry List: Chase Elliott Returns to Truck Series in Texas Roadhouse 200

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series returns to Martinsville Speedway for the second time in 2016 on Saturday for the first race in the Round of 6 in the Chase for the Championship. As of Monday, there are 37 trucks entered, meaning five will not make the race, barring any entry list updates. Harrison Burton, …

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Grant Enfinger Wins First Career Truck Series Race at Talladega

GMS Racing was tough to beat at the Fred’s 250 at Talladega Superspeedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, but the four-truck team’s eventual winner isn’t even one of its full-time drivers. Grant Enfinger, a part-time competitor for the team in the Truck Series this season, held off a charge from teammates Spencer Gallagher …

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Grant Enfinger, Korbin Forrister Lead Talladega Truck Practices

Talladega Superspeedway is known for being a track where everybody has a shot at winning, and Friday was no exception, as both NASCAR Camping World Truck practices featured part-timers on the top of the charts. The practices had a mix of solo qualifying runs, trucks going out in packs and teammates drafting together. Due to …

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Entry List: Austin Cindric, Matt Tifft & Parker Kligerman Entered for fred’s 250

The Camping World Truck Series returns this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway following two off weeks. Saturday’s race marks the first of five consecutive races to close out the 2016 season. As of Monday, there are 38 trucks entered, meaning six will go home, barring any entry list updates. Austin Cindric will attempt to make the race …

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U.S. Marine Josh White to Attempt Truck Series Debut at Martinsville

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When the Camping World Truck Series hits the ‘Paper Clip’ of Martinsville Speedway on October 29, there will be a new face with a new background hitting the track. Josh White, who hails from Charleston, West Virginia, will attempt to make his NASCAR debut driving the Jennifer Jo Cobb Racing No. 10 Chevrolet. After serving …

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John Hunter Nemechek Penalized 10 Points

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NASCAR docked John Hunter Nemechek 10 points on Thursday for an infraction following the event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway last Saturday. About an after proceeding the event, Nemechek’s No. 8 truck failed post-race height requirements. The truck was found outside of NASCAR’s required limits. After the ninth-place effort crew chief Gere Kennon was fined …

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Long Island Modified Racer Kyle Soper to Attempt Camping World Truck Series Debut

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Long Island, New York’s Kyle Soper will be getting schooled at a different level come Oct. 29’s Camping World Truck Series Alpha Energy Solutions 200 at Martinsville Speedway. The Riverhead Raceway regular in the NASCAR Tour Modified division has been racing since he was seven, frequently visiting Long Island’s lone NASCAR-certified racetrack. However, come October, Soper …

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