Race Weekend Central

Stewart Friesen & Ben Rhodes Top Friday Afternoon Truck Practices in Atlanta

Nascar Camping World Truck Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Gander Outdoor Truck Series held two practice sessions on Friday afternoon in preparation for Saturday evening’s Ultimate Tailgating 200 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, the second event of the 2019 season. Stewart Friesen was fastest during the first session with a speed of 177.204 mph.  Friesen is looking for his first career win in …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy 250

2018 Daytona Trucks Bruce Nuttleman Johnny Sauter

(Photo: Bruce Nuttleman)

The newly re-branded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series opens its season on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway with the NextEra Energy Resources 250.  40 trucks are entered this weekend, meaning eight will go home after qualifying. There are many changes in the Truck Series this season, with several faces in new places. …

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Justin Haley Punches Ticket to Homestead with Victory at Texas

2018 Martinsville Zach Catanzareti Trucks Justin Haley

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The Jaws theme was playing in the background as Justin Haley began creeping closer and closer to the No. 4 of Todd Gilliland. All he needed was for Gilliland to make a mistake, and that was just what happened. Gilliland ran out of fuel on the backstretch and Haley went passed the No. 4 and rocketed …

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Ben Rhodes Bags Canadian Tire Pole in Historic Truck Series Qualifying

2018 Dover Trucks Zach Catanzareti Ben Rhodes

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Ben Rhodes secured the fifth pole in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career Saturday afternoon (Aug. 25), and he did it in historic fashion. Qualifying for Sunday’s race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park started with an interesting twist. Rain hit the track before the race, and NASCAR decided that the Trucks would qualify on …

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Kyle Busch Motorsports Sweep Gander Outdoors 150 Practices

Noah Gragson Pocono Practice 2018

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Kyle Busch and Noah Gragson led Friday’s (July 27) Camping World Truck Series practice sessions at Pocono Raceway. Busch turned a speed of 167.320 mph to lead the opening session while Gragson turned a 168.732 mph lap to lead final practice. Practice One Busch, who’s entering his final Truck Series race of the season, led …

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Pace Laps: Martin Truex Jr.’s Dominance & An XFINITY Championship Preview

#20: Christopher Bell, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Camry Rheem, Winner, Victory Nascar Xfinity Series

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Truex Trounces The Field Kentucky Speedway was simply the Martin Truex Jr. show. Leading 174 of 267 laps, his No. 78 Toyota was on cruise control most of Saturday night (July 14) in the Quaker State 400. Two-tire pit strategies, like on most repaves produced short-term boosts for drivers like …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ben Rhodes Scores Hometown Win in Kentucky

2018 Dover Trucks Zach Catanzareti Ben Rhodes

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

In a Nutshell: Ben Rhodes scored ThorSport Racing’s first victory since switching manufacturers in Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway. Rhodes capitalized on a 74-lap green flag run and a late pit road call for fuel only to score his first win of the 2018 season over Stewart Friesen. “This …

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Ben Rhodes Gets Second Career Win at Home Track

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ben Rhodes has locked himself into the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoffs, and he’s done it at his home track of Kentucky Speedway, winning the extremely fast-paced Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 by almost a full second over runner-up Stewart Friesen. This was ThorSport Racing’s first win as a Ford team after …

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Justin Haley, Ben Rhodes Lead Truck Practices at Kentucky

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Justin Haley and Ben Rhodes led the field in the pair of 50-minute Thursday morning practices ahead of tonight’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway, the Buckle Up in Your Truck 225. Last year’s winner of this race was eventual champion Christopher Bell, who is now racing in the XFINITY Series. First …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 5 Potential Winners for the Next 5 Races

2018 Las Vegas I Cwts Ben Rhodes Nigel Kinrade Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

This week’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway marks the first of five remaining events ahead of the 2018 playoffs. Johnny Sauter and Brett Moffitt are locked in with a combined seven wins between them, and in all likelihood, Noah Gragson and Justin Haley can rest easy with one victory apiece, especially …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Closes Out Cup Schedule with Rough Sonoma

2018 Sonoma Cup Race Start

In the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, road races have become must see TV over the past few years.  Bumping and banging was the norm and drivers seemed to be more willing to root and gash than on short tracks. Then, stage racing showed up. Our own Bryan Gable wrote this week about how they’ve …

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Pace Laps: Kasey Kahne’s Endless Pursuit of… What? & Exciting NASCAR Racing In Iowa

Kasey Kahne

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The Latest Push To Fix Kasey Kahne June’s off week came with a crew chief change in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Travis Mack was replaced as Kasey Kahne‘s head wrench after just 15 races as the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing team remains mired in midpack. Jon Leonard will …

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