Race Weekend Central

Christian Eckes Leaves Martinsville Unsatisfied With Top 10

2018 Martinsville Trucks Zach Catanzareti Christian Eckes

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Qualifying 12th and failing to score a stage point in the Texas Roadhouse 200 from Martinsville Speedway, most would expect Christian Eckes to be thrilled with a top-10 finish… let alone, a truck in one piece. But he wasn’t. Racing for Kyle Busch Motorsports’, it was the first start for the 17-year-old in five months …

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Kyle Larson Penalized for Damaged Vehicle Policy Violation

2018 Talladega Cup Kyle Larson Car Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

On Wednesday (Oct. 17), NASCAR released the weekly penalty report.  This week, the sanctioning body came down on Kyle Larson.  On Sunday, Larson blew a left rear tire on the backstretch and spun on lap 104.  Repairs were made to the CreditOne Chevrolet and Larson continued, eventually finishing 11th. In post-race inspection, it was discovered that …

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Entry List: Fr8 Auctions 250

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

After a one-month hiatus from competition, the NASCAR Camping World Truck series heads to Talladega Superspeedway for the running of the Fr8 Auctions 250. This is the final race in the first round of the Truck Series playoffs. 36 teams are on the entry list, meaning that four teams will go home, barring any late …

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Tyler Dippel Signs 4-Race Deal with GMS Racing

2018 Watkins Glen Kn East Tyler Dippel Car Phil Allaway

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GMS Racing announced Wednesday that K&N Pro Series East driver Tyler Dippel will drive the No. 25 Chevrolet in the final four Camping World Truck Series races of 2018.  He will replace Timothy Peters, who has driven the truck in place of Spencer Gallagher since Dalton Sargeant left the team.  Peters will likely remain in …

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Cody Coughlin Released From GMS Racing

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It was announced on Monday morning that Cody Coughlin, driver of the No. 2 truck for GMS Racing, was released from the team due to “unforeseen issues with sponsorship.” Spencer Gallagher will drive that truck for the upcoming race at Talladega next month. In a statement,President of GMS Racing, Mike Beam said, “Due to unforeseen issues …

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Justin Haley Continues Strong Start to Playoffs with Top 5 in Vegas

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular season was mainly dominated by Brett Moffitt, Noah Gragson and Johnny Sauter. Justin Haley hadn’t made much noise the first 16 races of the season. But then the playoffs began. The Winamac, Ind. native put himself in the right place at the right time at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park and …

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Grant Enfinger Wins in Overtime at Las Vegas, Advances to Round of 6

#98: Grant Enfinger, Thorsport Racing, Ford F 150 Takes The Checkered Flag Nascar Camping World Truck Series

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The third time was the charm for Grant Enfinger. The Fairhope, Ala. native won Friday night’s World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, earning his first win of the 2018 Camping World Truck Series season and the second of his career (Talladega, 2016). With the win, Enfinger locks himself and the No. 98 ThorSport …

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Johnny Sauter, Riley Herbst Pace Vegas Truck Practices

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Johnny Sauter and Riley Herbst led Thursday’s two practices for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the second race of the 2018 CWTS playoffs. Sauter put his GMS Racing Chevrolet on top of the leaderboard in the first practice with a top speed of 175.718 mph. …

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NASCAR Entry List: World of Westgate 200

2018 Las Vegas I Cwts Stewart Friesen Truck Russell Labounty Nkp

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38 trucks are on the entry list for this weekend’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series World of Westgate 200. Barring any last-minute entry list changes, six trucks will miss the race. There are plenty of changes for this week. Among part-time teams, Cory Roper returns to the series to drive the No. 04 for his …

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