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Truckin’ Thursdays: They’re Your Top 10, But How Are They Really Doing?

Green Flag Atlanta Trucks 2015 Mike Neff

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It’s finally here. After sitting dormant for the last six weeks, the Camping World Truck Series returns to action, this time at Kansas Speedway for a Friday night event. But can you name the last race winner without looking it up? I’ll save you the time: Joey Logano led 150 of 258 laps at Martinsville …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Cole Custer, Gray Gaulding Among Storylines to Watch at Martinsville

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After starting the season with back-to-back races at Daytona and Atlanta, the Camping World Truck Series entered into a month-long hiatus. Finally, that off time is over as drivers return to the track at Martinsville Speedway this weekend. It’s a chance for those under 18 to spotlight their talent, creating a healthy entry list at …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Tyler Reddick, Cameron Hayley Among Drivers to Watch This Season

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Now that the first two races of the season are under our belts, the Camping World Truck Series is in its normal one-month hiatus before hitting the track at Martinsville Speedway later this month. Normally, Daytona isn’t a very good indicator of which drivers might stand out in a season, simply because of the uncertainty …

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Tracking the Trucks: Hyundai Construction Equipment 200

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton made a statement in the Truck Series’ return to Atlanta Motor Speedway after a two-year hiatus. He took the checkered flag 8.752 seconds ahead of Ty Dillon to win the Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 Saturday evening. Crafton led twice for a race-high 85 laps en route to his first win …

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Ben Kennedy Takes Truck Series Pole After Scoring Error

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UPDATE: After further review, NASCAR has determined that Brad Keselowski did not start his final qualifying run before time ran out in Saturday’s final round of time trials for the . Ben Kennedy was the only driver to make his final run before the session concluded, and will now start from the pole position.  Keselowski …

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Tracking The Trucks: NextEra Energy Resources 250

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In a Nutshell: Tyler Reddick, one year after making his first Truck Series start at Daytona, coasted to his first career win. As part of a dominant night by Brad Keselowski Racing, Reddick used blocking from teammate Austin Thierault to lead the final 33 laps, coasting to the line ahead of the field by 0.173 seconds …

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Ben Kennedy Snags Sponsor for Season-Opening Daytona Race

Ben Kennedy

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Ben Kennedy will sport a brand-new sponsor for the season on the side of his No. 11 Toyota for Red Horse Racing. Local Motors, which is a company who specializes in numerous types of technologies, including 3D printing, will partner with the organization for multiple races this season. The new partnership will begin with the …

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Scott Zipadelli Joins Red Horse Racing

2014 Pocono 1 Larson Zipadelli Arca Victory Lane Credit Tony Lumbis Sr

Credit: Tony Lumbis, Sr.

Just a few weeks removed from announcing Ben Kennedy had joined its lineup for the 2015 season, Red Horse Racing announced his crew chief on Friday. Veteran Scott Zipadelli has moved from the XFINITY Series to sit atop the pit box for Kennedy’s sophomore season. “Scott Zipadelli has great experience on top of the pit box and brings …

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Ben Kennedy Jumps To Red Horse Racing For 2015

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2014 Truck Series Rookie of the Year, Ben Kennedy, will be switching teams for his sophomore season. The driver announced a partnership Wednesday with Red Horse Racing, one that will put him behind the wheel of their No. 11 Toyota full-time for 2015. “I am very excited to return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck …

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2014 NASCAR Driver Review: Ben Kennedy

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Ride: No. 31 Turner Scott Motorsports Chevrolet Crew chief: Michael Shelton (14 races), Doug George (eight races) Points finish: Ninth Season stats: 22 starts, zero wins, one top 5, 7 top 10s, one pole, 58 laps led, one DNF, 11.8 average start, 13.3 average finish Best finish: Third (Martinsville – March) High Point: Kennedy led …

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The Frontstretch Five: Memories to Keep From 2014

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Welcome to the Frontstretch Five, a brand-new column for 2014! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers and the storylines that drive NASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things and ideas that define the current state of our sport. This week, Amy has some 2014 memories that …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ford EcoBoost 200

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Author’s Note: To all of my readers that have stuck by throughout this season that the Truck Series has struggled through: thank you! Your criticisms and praise have challenged me to think outside the box in a year that can only be considered a tough one for the series that featured several short fields, and …

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