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Kyle Busch’s Truck Fails Post-Race Inspection After Chicagoland Win

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Kyle Busch did what he does best on Friday, dominated the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series field en-route to a victory in the American Ethanol E15 250 at Chicagoland Speedway. However, this victory comes with a slight twist. Busch’s No. 18 SiriusXM Toyota failed post-race inspection on Friday after the defending Sprint Cup Series champion …

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Cameron Hayley Falls Just Short of Critical Chicago Win

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(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

Would Cameron Hayley have wrecked Kyle Busch for a win and trip to the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase? Maybe. We’ll never know. Hayley found himself restarting outside of Busch in NASCAR Overtime in Friday’s American Ethanol E15 250, but the Canadian fell behind Busch when fourth-place Tyler Reddick  –who also needed a …

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2016 Camping World Truck Series Chase Grid Finalized in Chicagoland

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(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

The 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase grid had is finally complete after the American Ethanol E15 250, and thanks to Kyle Busch’s win in the regular season finale, it looks the same as it did entering the weekend. Six series regulars earned victories during the 16-race regular season, with two more drivers making …

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Kyle Busch Fends Chase Hopefuls Off for Chicagoland Truck Triumph

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

A plethora of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers entered the regular season finale at Chicagoland Speedway desperate for a victory to secure themselves into the Chase. However, there was one major factor working against them. Kyle Busch was on the entry list. Spencer Gallagher surged on restarts, Cameron Hayley rose on long runs and …

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Spencer Gallagher Claims Chicagoland Truck Pole

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

After qualifying, Spencer Gallagher and John Wes Townley will again find themselves running alongside each other tonight after their midseason tussle at Gateway Motorsports Park. This time, with a Chase bid on the line, the two will likely need to save their fighting for another time, or at least after the race. Gallagher will lead the …

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Rejuvenated Matt Tifft Thankful, Ready for Truck Series Return at Chicagoland

2016 Nascar Camping World Truck Series, Charlotte

19-20 May, 2016, Concord, North Carolina, USA Matt Tifft © 2016, Nigel Kinrade NKP

A familiar, smiling face has rejoined the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series paddock ahead of Friday’s American Ethanol E15 225 at Chicagoland Speedway, and he’s grateful for the opportunity to return. Less than three months after undergoing surgery to remove a low-grade glioma in the brain, Matt Tifft returns to action in Red Horse Racing’s No. 11 …

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John Wes Townley, Daniel Hemric Lead the Way in Chicagoland Truck Practices

Nascar Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra 250 Qualifying

KANSAS CITY, KS - MAY 06: John Wes Townley, driver of the #05 Jive Communications Chevrolet, wins the Keystone Light Pole Award during qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway on May 6, 2016 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)

John Wes Townley led the opening practice of a pivotal weekend at Chicagoland Speedway for the Camping World Truck Series at a speed of 175.182 mph. Townley, winless on the season, is in a must-win scenario in order to make the inaugural Chase for the championship in the Truck Series. Five-time winner and championship leader …

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NASCAR Announces Rule Changes Prior to Chase

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(Photo: Anthony Lumbis, Sr.)

On Wednesday, NASCAR made the announcement that rule changes will come for all three top series, as they head into their prospective Chases for the Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck series. The changes come as part of a revision to the handling of lug nut and laser inspection penalties. The rule changes will allow …

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Josh Berry to Make Camping World Truck Series Debut

Late Model racer Josh Berry is experiencing a variety of fresh opportunities over the past month. The two-time NASCAR Whelen All-American track champion (Hickory Motor Speedway in 2014 and Motor Mile Speedway in 2012) competed in the XFINITY Series contest at Darlington Raceway Sept. 3 for Obaika Racing. Finishing 27th, he ended the evening eight …

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Penalty Report: Ryan Newman and Kyle Larson Docked 15 Driver/Owner Points.

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

NASCAR came down hard on the No.31 Richard Childress Racing team on Wednesday, and it may be enough to end their chances for a Chase berth.The 15 point P3 level penalty issued to Ryan Newman for failing the laser inspection station during post-race inspection, was accompanied by a $25,000 fine for crew chief Luke Lambert …

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Truck Series Roundup: Custer On Pole For Canada

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[Photo: Zach Catanzareti]

Cole Custer‘s bid to make NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series Chase is off to a promising start north of the border. The teenager won the pole for Sunday’s road course race at Canadian Motorsports Park, beating out Austin Cindric to earn the top spot with a speed of 111.808 mph. Custer, sitting 50 points below the postseason …

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