Race Weekend Central

Tyler Reddick Paces Opening Truck Series Practice at Eldora

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The opening round of practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Eldora Speedway went, unsurprisingly, to drivers with dirt racing backgrounds. Tyler Reddick led the way in the session, posting a 20.977-second circuit early that held throughout the final 45 minutes. Behind Reddick, a slew of dirt racers made their presence known. Still searching …

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Entry List: Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby

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The Camping World Truck Series heads to Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night for the fourth annual race at the Tony Stewart-owned dirt track. As of Monday, there are 38 trucks entered, meaning six will go home, barring any entry list updates. This event often attracts dirt racing specialists and many will again attempt to qualify …

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Ben Rhodes Hungry to Showcase His Speed

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Entering Thursday night’s Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway, Ben Rhodes had back-to-back top-5 finishes in his, so far, decent rookie Camping World Truck Series season. A thrilling fight to the checkered flag at Iowa Speedway gave the 19-year-old a fourth-place finish, while Gateway was home to Rhodes’ first career series pole …

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Parker Kligerman Disappointed After Issue-Plagued One-Off in Kentucky

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While his No. 92 Ricky Benton Racing team decided against coming to Kentucky Speedway, Parker Kligerman was still among the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series paddock by virtue of the ailing John Wes Townley. With Townley suffering from concussion-like symptoms, Kligerman was chosen by Athenian Motorsports to replace the one-time winner in the team’s No. …

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Daniel Suarez Claims Truck Series Pole at Kentucky Speedway

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Searching to give Kyle Busch Motorsports a series best 51st win, Daniel Suarez will lead the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series field to the green flag at Kentucky Speedway. Suarez’s 29.511-second lap served as the quickest in Thursday’s Keystone Light Pole Qualifying for the Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at the 1.5-mile Kentucky oval. …

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Subs Brett Moffitt, Parker Kligerman Lead Truck Practices

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The Camping World Truck Series took to the newly-reconfigured Kentucky Speedway for two practice sessions on Wednesday, and substitute drivers led both events. Parker Kligerman, subbing for John Wes Townley in the No. 05 truck, won the first practice with a fast lap of 179.099 mph. Rookie William Byron was second (179.075), Kyle Busch third …

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Brett Moffitt to Substitute for Matt Tifft in Kentucky Truck Race

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Red Horse Racing announced Tuesday afternoon that Brett Moffitt will be the substitute driver for Matt Tifft in the No. 11 truck on Thursday night at Kentucky Speedway. Tifft underwent surgery to remove a low-grade glioma in the brain. The tumor was found when he received treatment for a back disc injury a couple of …

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Stewart Friesen to Attempt Truck Debut at Eldora

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Area Auto Racing News reported on Tuesday that Stewart Friesen, formerly of Ontario, but now living in Sprakers, N.Y., will attempt to make his Camping World Truck Series debut at Eldora Speedway on July 20 in the Aspen Dental 150. Halmar Racing, Friesen’s regular team in the Super DIRTcar Series and on a regular basis at …

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Fines, But No Suspensions for John Wes Townley, Spencer Gallagher


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On Wednesday, NASCAR announced only monetary fines and probation for John Wes Townley and Spencer Gallagher following their scuffle in the Camping World Truck Series race at Gateway last Saturday night. Townley was fined $15,000 and Gallagher $12,500 for their fight in turns 1 and 2. The skirmish occurred after the two crashed heading into …

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