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John Hunter Nemechek Lights Up Martinsville for Alpha Energy Solutions 250 Win

2018 Trucks Martinsville Zach Catanzareti John Hunter Nemechek

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It took two days and 250 laps, but the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series finally saw the checkered flag on Monday afternoon, March 26. John Hunter Nemechek held off Kyle Benjamin to score his sixth career victory in the Truck Series, marking the the fourth consecutive year in which Nemechek has grabbed a victory in …

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Ben Rhodes: ‘Pit Crew Just Killed Us Today’

2018 Trucks Martinsville Zach Catanzareti Ben Rhodes

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Ben Rhodes saw perhaps his best career Camping World Truck Series race fade away Monday at Martinsville Speedway. And Rhodes was far from shocked. The biggest factor between Rhodes and Victory Lane has sat on pit road, as the No. 41 ThorSport Racing team have lost multiple shots at victory due to slow pit stops. …

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Snow Postpones Martinsville NASCAR Races to Monday

2018 Martinsville Snow Zach Catanzareti

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Due to heavy and continuous snow in the local area of Ridgeway, Va., all on-track activity for Sunday has been canceled at Martinsville Speedway. This will lead to a doubleheader day on Monday with the Camping World Truck Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing back-to-back at the famous half-mile. The Truck Series Alpha …

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Ben Rhodes Scores Martinsville Pole in Truck Series

2018 Atlanta Zach Catanzareti Trucks Ben Rhodes

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For the second time, Ben Rhodes will start from pole at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday (March 24). Winning his first career Camping World Truck Series pole here in 2016, the third-year Thorsport Racing driver repeats the performance in 2018, starting first for Saturday’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250. In a 1-2 sweep for Thorsport, Matt Crafton …

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Justin Haley, Matt Crafton, Grant Enfinger Lead Martinsville Truck Practices

2017 Eldora Cwts Grant Enfinger Russell Labounty Nkp

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Following three practices for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Martinsville Speedway on Friday (March 23), three different drivers led the way in advance of Saturday’s (March 24) Alpha Energy Solutions 250. Justin Haley and Matt Crafton led the way in first and second practice, while Grant Enfinger paced final practice. Haley was fastest …

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Entry List: 2018 Alpha Energy Solutions 250

2017 Martinsville Trucks Zach Catanzareti Matt Crafton

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NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series returns to action this weekend at Martinsville Speedway after two off weekends.  36 trucks make up the entry list for Saturday’s race, with several changes in store since the last event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Todd Gilliland might be the biggest new name on the list; the rookie will make …

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Rick Crawford Arrested on Child Enticement Charges

2009 Charlotte Cwts Rick Crawford Russell Labounty Autostock

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Former Camping World Truck Series driver Rick Crawford, 59, is currently being held in Seminole County Jail in Sanford, Fla. without bail after being arrested on federal child enticement charges on Wednesday (Feb. 28).  Crawford is charged under Title 18 of the United States Code, Section 2422(b), which deals with coercion and enticement. The news …

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Justin Marks, Johnny Sauter Lead Las Vegas Truck Practices

2018 Atlanta Trucks Zach Catanzareti Johnny Sauter

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A veteran road racer and a veteran champion led the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series speed charts at Las Vegas Motor Speedway during the two practices held on Thursday (March 1) for Friday night’s Stratosphere 200. Justin Marks, driving the No. 54 DGR-Crosley Toyota, led the first practice. Marks ran a quickest lap of 178.141 …

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Suspensions Handed Out after Kyle Busch’s Pit Miscue

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NASCAR released the weekly penalty report from last weekend’s races at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Wednesday (Feb. 28).  The most notable penalties handed down came in the Camping World Truck Series. Kyle Busch Motorsports’ No. 4 team had an untimely pit miscue on its final stop on Saturday, which resulted in a penalty. According to …

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