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John Hunter Nemechek Advances, Chase Briscoe Misses Round of 6

Nascar Camping World Truck Series Las Vegas 350 Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nv Usa Saturday 30 September 2017 John Hunter Nemechek, Berrys Bullets Chevrolet Silverado And Chase Briscoe, Cooper Standard Ford F150 World Copyright: Barry Cantrell Nkp

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There wasn’t a dull second for John Hunter Nemechek or Chase Briscoe Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Entering the weekend’s Fred’s 250, each driver had one goal in mind: survive and advance in the Camping World Truck Series playoffs. However, it didn’t take long before the unpredictability of ‘Dega bit one of these young drivers, as …

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4 Burning Questions: Who Will Surprise Us All at Talladega?

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Apache Warrior 400 Dover International Speedway, Dover, De Usa Friday 29 September 2017 David Ragan, Front Row Motorsports, Thehouse.com Ford Fusion World Copyright: Logan Whitton Nkp

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Who Could Be a Surprise Cup Winner on Sunday? NASCAR’s Talladega week is where it gets fun for us writers. We get to publish our outlandish, bold winners who we predict may make us look like geniuses for once in our nine-month season. In this week’s Frontstretch Podcast powered by DraftKings, we added a little …

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Christopher Bell Sweeps Stages Toward New Hampshire Victory

2017 Loudon Cwts Christopher Bell Truck Phil Allaway

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The Camping World Truck series opened their playoffs on Saturday afternoon,  where Christopher Bell led 73 of the 175 laps and won the first two stages at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  Despite his success, Bell still had to work and work and work in order to regain the lead.  With 16 laps to go, Ryan Truex …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 8 Drivers, 3 Rounds, 1 Championship

2017 Gateway Cwts Chrostophet Bell Ben Rhodes Barry Cantrell Nkp

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Last weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, the Camping World Truck Series set its playoff field, and for the final seven races on the schedule, all eyes will focus on the championship battle. One thing that’s different this year, though, is the number of playoff points accumulated each week by winning stages and races. Those bonus points …

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Entry List: Chevrolet Silverado 250

2016 Camping World Truck Mosport

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While the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series are at Darlington Raceway, the Camping World Truck Series will have a standalone event north of the border. The CWTS stars will head to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park for the Chevrolet Silverado 250 on Sunday, Sept. 3. 33 trucks were originally entered attempt to qualify …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Scores 49th Career Truck Series Win at Bristol

2017 Watkins Glen Cup Kyle Busch Helmet Barry Cantrell Nkp

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch scored his third win this season when he emerged victorious in Wednesday night’s UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The field waited out a rain delay of more than two-hours before taking the green flag. Matt Crafton finished second, followed by John Hunter Nemechek. Grant Enfinger and Ben Rhodes rounded …

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Christopher Bell Victorious in Truck Pocono Battle

2017 Trucks Pocono Zach Catanzareti Christopher Bell

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It came down to the wire with three drivers going for the win, but Christopher Bell bested the rest of the Camping World Truck Series field at Pocono Raceway. Taking the lead from John Hunter Nemechek with six laps to go, Bell capped off a thrilling three-truck battle with Ben Rhodes in pursuit of the trophy. …

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Friday Faceoff: Can An Underfunded Team Be a Contender?

2017 Daytona I Cwts John Hunter Nemechek Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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Martin Truex, Jr. has had a hot start to 2017, with a total of 11 stage wins and two race wins, but he’s also had some missed opportunities due to things outside the driver’s control.  Is the No. 78 team ready to win a title this year, or will the little things add up? Dustin …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: A Look At the FOX NASCAR Season Finale

2017 Nascar Monster Energy Cup Series, Sonoma

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If you’ve been reading my columns here at Frontstretch over the past few years, you know that I love road racing.  The one weekend a year that the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series travels to Sonoma Raceway is one of my personal favorites.  That action was combined with two outstanding events for the Camping World Truck …

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Pace Laps: Happy Days at Sonoma, Underdog Takeover at Iowa & Scott Dixon Wins Big

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Happy Days for Stewart-Haas Racing in Sonoma – Car owner Tony Stewart called it a “perfect race” for driver Kevin Harvick, who broke a 20-race winless drought Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. Expanding to his three other teams under the Stewart-Haas Racing umbrella, he called it “awesome.” Starting from the top, …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Larson Pulls Off Michigan Win and Lack of Funding Hurting Truck Series

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kyle Larson Does it Again at Michigan- Kyle Larson proved on Friday he had the fastest car at Michigan International Raceway, putting his No. 42 team on the pole for the 400-mile event. This time, the California kid had to hold off a pack of hounds in the waning laps. Larson …

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Tracking the Trucks: John Hunter Nemechek Scores First 2017 Win at Gateway

2017 Charlotte I Cwts John Hunter Nemechek Matt Crafton Racing John K Harelson Nkp

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In a Nutshell: John Hunter Nemechek took an emotional victory in Saturday night’s Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park. The driver of the No. 8 Chevrolet led the entire first stage but didn’t sniff the front of the field again until the final 10 laps. A late caution provided a last-ditch opportunity, putting Nemechek in …

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