Race Weekend Central

Matt Crafton Grabs First Victory at Monster Mile

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Though the first half of Friday’s JACOB Companies 200 was owned by polesitter William Byron, it was Matt Crafton who pounced when it counted, leading the final 76 laps en route to his first Camping World Truck Series win at Dover International Speedway. “It was a great race, I had a lot of fun,” Crafton said. …

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Qualifying Cancelled for Sprint Cup and Truck Series at Dover

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(Photo Credit: Phil Allaway, Frontstretch)

It’s deja vu for Dover International Speedway as, for the second straight time at the Monster Mile, qualifying for the Sprint Cup Series has been cancelled due to inclement weather. With the starting lineup set per the rulebook Kevin Harvick will start from pole for Sunday’s AAA 400 Drive for Autism after winning Friday’s opening …

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William Byron, Cole Custer Lead Thursday Dover Truck Practices

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William Byron picked up where he left off after winning at Kansas Speedway last weekend, topping the first of two practices at Dover International Speedway Thursday for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Byron was joined by fellow young gun Cole Custer at the top of the speed charts; the JR Motorsports driver paced the …

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Johnny Sauter, Ben Rhodes Collide on Last Lap in Kansas Speedway

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Johnny Sauter thought he had made the move of the race late in the going at Kansas Speedway. Instead, he wound up in the wall on the white flag lap of the race. After a late-race wreck involving Tyler Reddick with four laps remaining in the race, the race went into overtime. Sauter made a …

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William Byron Wins Hectic NCWTS Kansas Race

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

William Byron certainly wasn’t the favorite heading into the Toyota Tundra 250 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway. Byron started on the front row along polesitter John Wes Townley but had never won a NCWTS race in his career and would have to go through many of the series’ veterans …

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John Wes Townley Snags Toyota Tundra 250 Pole

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Camping World Truck Series drivers participated in two rounds of qualifying at Kansas Speedway Friday afternoon. And when the final lap was made, it was John Wes Townley who scored his first career pole with a fast lap of 177.253 mph. “It gives us a big boost of confidence,” Townley said immediately after his run. …

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Tyler Reddick, William Byron & John Wes Townley Top Truck Series Practices

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Camping World Truck Series drivers took to Kansas Speedway for three separate practice sessions ahead of tomorrow night’s Toyota Tundra 250. Each session lasted just under an hour with an hour break in between. Just 28 of 34 drivers entered made laps during the first session. Ben Rhodes sat atop the leaderboard for a large chunk of …

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NASCAR Releases 2017 Sprint Cup, XFINITY, Truck Schedules

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The 2017 schedules for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck series are here. And if you were expected any major changes to any, well, there’s no need to read further. The schedules, revealed Thursday, May 5, represent an adherence to the status quo as far as recent schedules have gone, particularly the …

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Clint Bowyer to Return to Camping World Truck Series at Kansas Speedway

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For the first time since 2014, Clint Bowyer will compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Competing in Friday evening’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway, the Sprint Cup Series veteran will pilot the No. 24 truck for GMS Racing. Bowyer, 36, has not been in a Truck Series race since filling in for …

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Eldora Truck Race Adds Aspen Dental as Presenting Sponsor

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The only NASCAR-sanctioned race on dirt has a new presenting sponsor. The July 20 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway will be sponsored by Aspen Dental, speedway owner Tony Stewart confirmed on Friday (April 29) at Talladega Superspeedway. The Rossburg, Ohio, track confirmed the news in a release. “During our five year …

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