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Camping World Truck Series Adds Caution Clock, XFINITY Series Introduces Select Heat Races

Kyle Busch edges ahead of Ryan Blaney in the 2015 Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway

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Racing will be quite different in the Camping World Truck Series come the 2016 season, with NASCAR introducing the creation of a caution clock for the sport’s third-tier division. The clock, which will be present at all races with the exception of Eldora Speedway, will be set in 20-minute intervals. Beginning at the wave of …

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NASCAR Adds Chase to XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series

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As NASCAR looks to entice the younger demographic, the sanctioning body has announced the addition of a playoff format in the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series. The format, similar to the newest version of the Chase for the Sprint Cup adapted into NASCAR’s premier division in 2014, will be implemented for the 2016 season. …

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Rico Abreu to ThorSport Racing Full-Time in 2016

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On Friday morning in Tulsa, Okla., ThorSport Racing announced that Rico Abreu, most recently of HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks in the K&N Pro Series East, will join the Ohio-based operation on a full-time basis in 2016.  Abreu will drive the No. 98 Toyota Tundra with sponsorship from Curb Records.  Doug George, a former champion of …

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NTS Motorsports ‘100% Committed’ to 2016 Truck Series Return

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Following a Facebook post from crew chief Ryan McKinney about the immediate suspension of operations for NTS Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series program, the organization has confirmed it will continue to compete in 2016. In an interview with Brennan Newberry, son of team owner Bob Newberry, he tells Frontstretch that while the organization’s future …

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Ben Rhodes to Run in Truck Series for ThorSport Racing in 2016

Rhodes, Ben

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Ben Rhodes will have a new home in 2016: the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Rhodes will join ThorSport Racing to pilot the No. 41 Toyota Tundra full-time in 2016 with sponsorship from Alpha Energy Solutions, the team announced Tuesday (Dec. 15). The 2016 Camping World Truck Series season will mark Rhodes’s first full-time deal …

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Matt Crafton Wins Ford EcoBoost 200, But Erik Jones Takes 2015 Truck Series Title in Homestead

2015 Cwts Homestead Erik Jones Champion Woohoo

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Matt Crafton won the battle at Homestead-Miami Speedway while Erik Jones won the war. Crafton started the Ford EcoBoost 200 – the season finale for the Camping World Truck Series – from the pole position and led a race-high 93 laps en route to one more victory in 2015. However, that effort wasn’t nearly enough …

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Matt Crafton Wins Pole for 2015 Truck Series Season Finale at Homestead

Matt Crafton at Michigan in August for Camping World Truck Series

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The series championship may be out the window for Matt Crafton, but he doesn’t plan on backing down in the final weekend of the 2015 Camping World Truck Series season. With a lap of 32.229 seconds, Crafton secured his 11th career pole, fourth of the season and first at Homestead-Miami Speedway in a truck returning from …

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Crew Chief Marcus Richmond, Red Horse Racing Part Ways

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Just days removed from his second victory in four races, Timothy Peters will have a different crew chief atop the pit box at Homestead-Miami Speedway for tonight’s Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200. Richmond revealed the news on Twitter Thursday afternoon. Really hate I have to miss closing out the season with @TimothyPeters17…Go get …

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Daniel Hemric Tops 2015 Ford EcoBoost 200 Truck Practice at Homestead

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Despite some overnight rains, the sole practice session for the Camping World Truck Series started on-time Friday morning at Homestead-Miami Speedway. After only a few minutes, it became quite clear that tire wear and falloff will be a significant factor all weekend, regardless of the series. In the early stages of the 145-minute sessions, Daniel Hemric …

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Entry List: 2015 Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead

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After a controversial ending in Phoenix, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rolls into Miami for the final race of 2015. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Nov. 20 Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The list includes 32 entrants, meaning each team will make Friday’s race. With his dad returning to the …

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Erik Jones Wins the Pole for the 2015 Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix

Jones, Erik 2015 Lucas Oil 150 Pole Award Phoenix

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For a series-high fifth time this season, Erik Jones will lead the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series field to the green flag. The current championship points leader with two races remaining in the season won the pole for the Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway, setting a fast pace of 26.179 seconds in the …

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Cameron Hayley Tops 2015 Lucas Oil 150 Truck Practice at Phoenix

Hayley, Cameron 2015 Lucas Oil 150 Practice Phoenix

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Canadian youngster Cameron Hayley topped the charts for the sole NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session for Friday’s Lucas Oil 150. Hayley’s top speed was 137.477 mph, besting Erik Jones and Brandon Jones in the session. 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion William Byron, looking to make his series debut Friday, was fourth …

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