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CJ Faison to Run Dover Truck Series Race with Premium Motorsports

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After a two-year hiatus from NASCAR competition, CJ Faison is set to strap back into the seat of a truck. On Friday afternoon, Faison announced via YouTube that he will be returning to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Dover International Speedway on May 29 for the Lucas Oil 200. Running for Premium Motorsports, …

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NASCAR Announces New Rule Changes

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On Wednesday NASCAR announced new rule changes to the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck series, effective immediately. According to NBC Sports, NASCAR issued a bulletin to teams regarding several different things. Among the changes are that NASCAR requires drivers, crew chiefs and spotters to have radio communication on the same frequency. Also …

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Kansas Speedway, Toyota Partner for Camping World Truck Series Race

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Kansas Speedway announced on Tuesday that Toyota will serve as the race sponsor on May 8 for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. The event will be known as the 15th annual Toyota Tundra 250. “I’m excited to partner with Toyota on our NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race,” said Kansas Speedway President Patrick …

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Matt Crafton to Race TORC Season Opener at Texas

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While the Camping World Truck Series sits idle, Matt Crafton will make a special appearance at the Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway later this month. According to a report from the series website, the back-to-back champion will run the Christ Kyle Memorial Benefit truck in The Off Road Championship (TORC) season opener at Texas. …

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Joey Logano, Ford Power Through Toyotas in 2015 Kroger 250 at Martinsville

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Last season, Brad Keselowski won at a short track and become the 25th driver to win at least one race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Xfinity, and Truck series. In the first short-track race of 2015, Joey Logano did the same. Logano used a daring move on the final restart to go from third to …

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Spin & Win: Joey Logano Wins 2015 Kroger 250 Pole at Martinsville

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series qualifying had a very eventful final two rounds. Drivers raced their way in and were then knocked out in the final minutes of the second round. Oh, and the eventual polesitter spun in the final round. Joey Logano, with a track record time of 19.504 seconds, won his first career …

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Cole Custer Paces 2015 Kroger 250 Practice at Martinsville

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In the first practice for one of the youngest Camping World Truck Series fields ever at Martinsville Speedway, the series’ youngest winner topped the charts, Cole Custer, now 17, put up a blazing 19.711-second lap to top the only Camping World Truck Series practice on Friday (March 27). Custer, who won last season at New …

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Paige Decker Plans Truck Debut at Martinsville

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Another new face will attempt their Camping World Truck Series debut this weekend at Martinsville Speedway. Super late model driver Paige Decker will attempt to make her Truck Series debut in this weekend’s Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway. Decker will drive the No. 74 Chevrolet for Mike Harmon Racing. Decker, who was the first female …

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Qualifying Round 1 Lengthened, While Plate Format Could Change Again?

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On Tuesday, NASCAR sent a bulletin to teams indicating that the length of the first round in group qualifying will be extended from 15 to 20 minutes at short and intermediate tracks, starting this Friday in Martinsville. The move is designed to make it easier for teams (especially at short tracks) to be able to …

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Gray Gaulding, Krispy Kreme Move to Red Horse Racing

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Red Horse Racing has added Gray Gaulding to its roster, and he brings sponsor Krispy Kreme with him. Gaulding announced this morning at a groundbreaking ceremony for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in Clemmons, N.C., that he will rejoin Toyota Racing to drive for Red Horse Racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, piloting the No. 7 …

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R.I.P. Eldora Speedway Founder Earl Baltes, Dead at 93

Earl Baltes, the founder of legendary short track Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, passed away this morning at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He was 93 years old. Baltes is survived by Berneice, his wife of 67 years, daughter Starr and husband Joe Schmitmeyer, son Terry and wife Dee, sister Susie Barga, six grandchildren …

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Entry List: 2015 Kroger 250 at Martinsville

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After nearly a month off, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will return to action this Saturday at Martinsville Speedway. NASCAR released the entry list for the March 28 17th Annual Kroger 250 on Monday (March 23). There are 36 entrants, including a few surprises. Four teams will fail to make Saturday’s feature. Daytona 500 winner …

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