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Johnny Sauter Ties Personal Season Record with Fourth Victory of 2018

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The first stage was Stewart Friesen‘s, the second stage was Grant Enfinger‘s, but in the end, no one could stop Johnny Sauter who absolutely dominated the final stage, but had to hold on at the end to outlast Friesen. Sauter’s fuel was beginning to run low and Friesen was beginning to trim Sauter’s lead. Those two elements …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: The Latest & The Greatest

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Beating The Best Johnny Sauter picked up his third win of the season last Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Sauter beat one of the best ever in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in Kyle Busch for the win. The victory denied Busch an opportunity to tie Ron Hornaday Jr. for the most all-time …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Scores 3rd 2018 Victory at Charlotte

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In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter scored his third win in seven races this season when he beat Kyle Busch to the checkered flag by 1.34 seconds to win Friday night’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “Today we had a good truck in practice, but obviously the adjustments Joe (Shear, crew chief) …

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Johnny Sauter Makes Truck Series Statement For Old Age & Treachery at Charlotte

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(Photo: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has had a heck of a youth movement going on with the likes of Noah Gragson, Todd Gilliland, Ben Rhodes, Brett Moffitt and part-timer John Hunter Nemechek among them.  The average age of CWTS regulars visiting Victory Lane this season is 28 years old. But the driver everyone is …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 5 Drivers to Watch at Charlotte

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The Camping World Truck Series takes to the track this Friday night, May 18, for its annual dust-up at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Here’s give drivers to keep an eye on. Todd Gilliland Gilliland signed on to pilot the No. 4 Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports full-time for the 2018 season but there was just one …

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Entry List: North Carolina Education Lottery 200

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For Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200, there are currently 38 trucks entered.  As a result, there will be six teams that will be forced to retreat without racing. The biggest change of the week is that Todd Gilliland is now the full-time driver of the No. 4 for Kyle …

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3 Cup Teams, 2 XFINITY Teams Receive L1 Penalties Following Dover

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Following the post-Dover teardowns at NASCAR’s R&D Centers, the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing team, the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing team, and the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team all received L1-level penalties. The N0. 14 and No. 19 teams each violated rules related to the rear windows. Dover runner-up finisher Clint Bowyer‘s window did …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Scores 2nd 2018 Victory at Dover

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In a Nutshell: Early Friday evening (May 4), Johnny Sauter emerged from Dover International Speedway victorious for a second consecutive year. But this time, he had to fight hard-charging polesitter Noah Gragson to earn the trophy. Their fender-rubbing is what everyone will be talking about in NASCAR nation for days to come. Gragson ultimately wrecked in their battle …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Finally Returning to Racing After a Long Hiatus

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After five long weeks of sitting dormant, the Camping World Truck Series returns to action Friday evening at Dover International Speedway as part of a triple-header with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and XFINITY series. When Truck Series drivers were last on track, it was for a sn0w-delayed Monday trip to Martinsville Speedway. Despite getting …

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Truckin’ Thurdays: 3 Takeaways from Martinsville Headed into the Extended Break

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Timothy Peters certainly would have some thoughts on the Trucks schedule (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The schedule is still inherently broken Despite the changes NASCAR has made to the schedule, giving us three Camping World Truck Series races before Martinsville Speedway, the long breaks early in the season are still a major problem that needs addressing. After opening the season with three-straight races at Daytona, Atlanta and Las Vegas, the …

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Tracking the Trucks: John Hunter Nemechek Wins Snow-Delayed Martinsville Race

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In a Nutshell: After a nearly 45-hour snow delay, John Hunter Nemechek emerged victorious by a slim 0.106-second margin over Kyle Benjamin, who made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Martinsville Speedway. The part-time driver of the No. 8 Chevrolet took the lead with 31 laps to go in a thrilling three-wide move and …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Drivers to Watch Headed into Martinsville

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After spending the last two weekends sitting idle, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series gets back on track this Saturday at Martinsville Speedway. Typically a place where survival is part of the game, the Virginia short track usually brings in multiple one-off drivers, attempting to make their place in the sport. Of course, once the …

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