Race Weekend Central

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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John Wes Townley, Spencer Gallagher Fight in Gateway, Twitter Hilarity Ensues

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John Wes Townley and Spencer Gallagher have been two of the more lovable drivers in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series paddock for the past few seasons. Townley, with his #JWT-tweeting fanbase and enduring career, and Gallagher, with a personality that often brings laughter from his fans, have typically been good, if quiet, fixtures of …

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Christopher Bell Bounces Back, Punches Potential Chase Ticket with Gateway Win

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2016 hasn’t been the season that Christopher Bell wanted so far, but thanks to a win at Gateway Motorsports Park, the rookie’s ticket to the Chase has been punched. Bell inherited the lead on the final round of cautions and got the better of multiple late race melees – both in and out of the …

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Ben Rhodes Sweeps NCWTS Practices, Abreu to Backup at Gateway

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Ben Rhodes used a late mock qualifying run to top final practice and sweep the morning sessions at Gateway Motorsports Park. Rhodes, 19, completed a 33.148-second lap late in Saturday’s final session to lead the way for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Johnny Sauter (33.208) ended the round second on the charts, with John Hunter …

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Iowa Winner Sam Hornish, Jr. Among Teams Penalized by NASCAR

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Another race winner was hit with a penalty by NASCAR on Wednesday. Sam Hornish, Jr.’s No. 18 XFINITY Series team was among six penalized for having modified body panels. The issue was caught in post-race inspection. The No. 1 team of Elliott Sadler, No. 7 team of Justin Allgaier, No. 20 team of Erik Jones, …

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JR Heffner Partners with Martins Motorsports for Eldora

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On Saturday night, Frontstretch learned that JR Heffner, a regular racer at Lebanon Valley Speedway and Albany-Saratoga Speedway out of Averill Park, New York, will return to the Camping World Truck Series for the Aspen Dental 150 at Eldora Speedway in July. Similar to his last appearance in the series in 2014, Heffner is partnering with …

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William Byron Holds Off Cole Custer for Iowa Triumph

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William Byron was fired up Saturday night at Iowa Speedway. Going from fourth to first during the final restart with two laps remaining in the Speediatrics 200, the Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender brought home his third victory of the season for his Kyle Busch Motorsports squad. Leading a race-high 107 laps — the first …

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