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William Byron Paces Opening Truck Practice in Martinsville

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Zach Catanzareti

Even in practice, short tracks seem to naturally bring out young talent in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series. William Byron, a rookie for Kyle Busch Motorsports, led the way in opening practice at Martinsville Speedway posting a lap time of 19.868 seconds [95.309 mph]. The 18-year-old Rookie of the Year contender was 0.127 seconds ahead of …

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Cole Custer Adds 2 More XFINITY Series Races for JR Motorsports

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

JR Motorsports announced today that its Camping World Truck Series driver Cole Custer will compete in a total of five XFINITY Series races for the organization this season. Earlier this month, he was scheduled for three events at Richmond International Raceway in April, Charlotte Motor Speedway in October and Homestead-Miami Speedway in November. He has since …

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Entry List: Alpha Energy Solutions 250

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(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

Following a month-long hiatus, the Camping World Truck Series returns this weekend for a short-track showdown at Martinsville Speedway. With 36 trucks entered, four will go home on Saturday. Sprint Cup Series drivers were absent from the truck field in the opening two races of the season, but Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson will compete …

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Kaz Grala, Claire Decker, Spencer Boyd Attempting Truck Series Debuts at Martinsville

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(Photo: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series field will feature three new faces at Martinsville Speedway this upcoming weekend. As the Truck Series returns from a five-week hiatus, a handful of teams are taking advantage of returning to short track racing at the “paper clip.” Leading the way for drivers attempting their debuts at Martinsville is Kaz …

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Harrison Burton Plans NASCAR Truck Debut at Martinsville

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Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Thursday that Harrison Burton, 15, will make his NASCAR touring series debut on Oct. 29 at Martinsville Speedway behind the wheel of the No. 18 truck. Burton is the son of 21-time Sprint Cup winner Jeff Burton and is currently running for rookie of the year honors in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. …

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John Hunter Nemechek Survives, Advances to Chase With Atlanta Win

John Hunter Nemechek’s truck was among the plainest of liveries at Atlanta Motor Speedway. With no sponsors on the hood of his No. 8 Chevrolet, the son of Joe Nemechek’s machine was merely black and white. Thankfully, those colors matched perfectly with victory lane. Nemechek maneuvered his way through two vicious wrecks by leaders and …

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Grant Enfinger Quickest in 2 of 3 Truck Series Practices Friday

As the Camping World Truck Series heads to Atlanta, teams had over four hours to prepare their cars for qualifying and race conditions on Saturday. Throughout the three sessions, the same names remained up front with Grant Enfinger pacing two of the sessions. Practice 1: Enfinger led the way on Friday morning in the first of …

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Martin Truex, Jr., Ben Rhodes Hit with Daytona Penalties

Fourteen teams from across the three NASCAR national series were either penalized or warned by NASCAR on Wednesday, including Daytona 500 second-place finisher Martin Truex Jr. Truex’s No. 78 team was given a P2 penalty for a violation regarding the roof flaps during pre-qualifying inspection. The flaps did not lay flush with the roof following …

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Entry List: Great Clips 200

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(Photo: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

The first Chase slot for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has likely been filled. Who will take the second? NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Feb. 27 Great Clips 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Tuesday (Feb. 23). The list includes 34 drivers, meaning two drivers will fail to qualify for Saturday’s race. …

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Johnny Sauter Takes Win, Christopher Bell Takes Flight in Daytona

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(Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

Johnny Sauter grabbed the win in Friday night’s NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway following a thrilling night of Camping World Truck Series competition. In his first race for GMS Racing and the No. 21 Chevrolet, Sauter started from the outside pole and led 12 circuits to claim his second Daytona triumph in 176 career Truck starts. …

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Grant Enfinger Wins First Career Truck Pole; Big Names Fail To Make Show

Reigning ARCA champion Grant Enfinger is off to a great start in his new ride. The Camping World Truck Series rookie took the pole for Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250, clocking in with a speed of 180.752 miles an hour to top final round qualifying at Daytona. Enfinger is making his first start since …

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