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The Underdog House: What We’re Really in For

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA USA Sunday 25 February 2018 Kasey Kahne, Leavine Family Racing, Procore Habitat for Humanity Chevrolet Camaro World Copyright: Rusty Jarrett NKP

(Photo: Rusty Jarrett/NKP)

Think Small Reality has now set in for the small teams: Daytona is over. Following a week where the competition will never be more even — at least until the next restrictor-plate race — The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series hit its bread-and-butter circuits of 1.5-mile tracks, starting at Atlanta Motor Speedway. But just how …

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Impressive Showing For Jesse Little in Camping World Truck Series 2018 Debut

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Jesse Little returned to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this weekend in Atlanta. The start was his first at the 1.5-mile track in Hampton, Ga. and his first since Phoenix last season. The young driver certainly made the most of it. His family-owned truck rolled off the hauler quick and continued to improve over …

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Christopher Bell Wins Lucas Oil 150 Pole

2017 Phoenix CWTS Christopher Bell Truck Russell LaBounty NKP

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On Friday afternoon, Christopher Bell helped his playoff cause by claiming the pole for the Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway.  Bell’s lap of 26.275 seconds (137.012 mph) in the final round was the fastest lap of the whole day.  In addition, Bell was quickest in all three rounds of …

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Entry List: Lucas Oil 150

2017 Loudon CWTS Todd Gilliland Truck Phil Allaway

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One race remains in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Round of 6 to decide who will race for the title at Homestead-Miami Speedway. That elimination race sends the series west to Phoenix International Raceway for the 23rd annual Lucas Oil 150. There are 30 trucks on the penultimate preliminary entry list. That includes no …

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Cup Crew Member Suspension Highlights All-Star Penalty Report

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Penalties, suspensions, and warnings, oh my. NASCAR’s weekly report ran the gambit as a number of teams were docked for various infractions. Tuesday, NASCAR came down hard on the No. 30 Camping World Truck Series team of Jesse Little for illegal throttle body shafts and an illegal engine component, both of which were found during …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 WinStar World Casino & Resort 350 at Texas

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In a Nutshell: Erik Jones took the checkered flag 2.855 seconds ahead of teammate Daniel Suarez to win Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 350 at Texas Motor Speedway. Jones survived losing nine seconds to Matt Crafton on pit road and recovered to take his third win of the year. Ryan Blaney finished third, …

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Entry List: 2015 WinStar World Casino 350k at Texas

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Following Matt Crafton‘s resurgent victory at Martinsville Speedway a tight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points battle makes its way to Texas Motor Speedway. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Nov. 6 WinStar World Casino 350k. There’s a total of 30 entrants, two short of making a full field. However, the two MAKE …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Lucas Oil 200 at Dover

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In a Nutshell: Tyler Reddick and Erik Jones waged a side-by-side battle while fighting lapped traffic, but it was Reddick who came out victorious Friday evening at Dover International Speedway. In a race that was marred by several wrecks and a lot of torn-up equipment, Jones and Reddick took two and four tires, respectively, on …

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Jesse Little Wrecks, Tangles With Mason Mingus In NASCAR Truck Series Debut at Dover

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After making his much-anticipated NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut, Jesse Little‘s afternoon at Dover was over in a hurry. The 18-year-old son of former NASCAR driver Chad Little attempted the Lucas Oil 200 for Thorsport Racing, driving a No. 97 truck that had no series starts entering Dover. Qualifying a surprising ninth, Little was …

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NASCAR 101: 5 Sons of Former Drivers Who, Like Jesse Little, Started in the Truck Series

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Your eyes dart to the leaderboard during the Lucas Oil 200 for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Dover International Speedway and you see a somewhat familiar sight, if you’ve been following the sport long enough: the No. 97 and the last name Little. No tricks here, though it’s not Chad Little you’re seeing …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 5 News Bites To Watch Heading To Dover

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This weekend, the Camping World Truck Series is back in action at Dover International Speedway early Friday afternoon (5:30 p.m. ET). While the Xfinity and Sprint Cup series are hitting about a dozen races on the schedule, the Truck Series has made a whopping five starts so far this season. Right now, that means this …

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