Race Weekend Central

Harrison Burton Earns First Career NCWTS Pole at Iowa

Harrison Burton - Qualifying at Iowa Speedway 2018

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Harrison Burton makes his 10th career start Saturday, and he will start from the pole position. The 17-year-old earned his first-career pole in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, turning a 132.850-mph lap around Iowa Speedway during the third round of qualifying to put a lock on the pole. Noah Gragson, the defending pole winner, qualified …

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Stewart Friesen, Brett Moffitt Lead Truck Practices at Dover

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(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

Stewart Friesen and Brett Moffitt led the pair of Camping World Truck Series practice sessions at Dover International Speedway Thursday. Opening practice for the JEGS 200 was won by Friesen, who put the No. 52 Halmar Friesen Racing Chevrolet Silverado atop the leaderboard with a lap of 155.797 mph. He was followed by Johnny Sauter 153.407 …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Martinsville Double Provides Different Broadcasts

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

As you’re surely aware by now, Easter weekend is literally the quietest race weekend of the year for race fans.  In some areas, the local racing season got underway.  One example of that was Southern Virginia, where Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway held their season opener on Saturday night (streamed live on FansChoice). Here in …

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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: Kyle Busch Scores 50th Career Victory at Las Vegas

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Stratosphere 200 Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV USA Friday 2 March 2018 Kyle Busch, Kyle Busch Motorsports, Toyota Tundra Cessna, celebrates after winning. World Copyright: John K Harrelson NKP

Kyle Busch celebrating his 2018 Truck Series win at Las Vegas (Photo: John K Harrelson /NKP)

In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch scored his 50th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory Friday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 51 Toyota led the final 15 laps of the Stratosphere 200 en route to a 0.437-second victory over Johnny Sauter. Last week’s winner, Brett Moffitt, ran third after …

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Frontstretch Podcast: It’s Raining Ford

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA USA Sunday 25 February 2018 Kurt Busch, Stewart-Haas Racing, Monster Energy/Haas Automation Ford Fusion and Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Racing, Jimmy John's Ford Fusion World Copyright: Barry Cantrell NKP

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In the latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast, we review the Kevin Harvick Show at Atlanta Motor Speedway, with Dustin Albino, Joseph Wolkin and Zach Catanzareti, while also previewing the weekend ahead at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The trio gives an in-depth look at how Harvick dominated the weekend, leading all but 22 laps in the XFINITY Series …

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Pace Laps: Ford Forges Ahead Of NASCAR Pack at Atlanta

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL USA Sunday 18 February 2018 Kurt Busch, Stewart-Haas Racing, Haas Automation/Monster Energy Ford Fusion and Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Racing, Jimmy John's Ford Fusion World Copyright: Rusty Jarrett NKP

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Ford Takes Charge in Atlanta For Ford, Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway was a throwback to happier times for the manufacturer: Atlanta 2017. It was in that race, one year ago where Kevin Harvick dominated, leading 292 of 325 laps. But a late caution flag shuffled the field, costing Harvick a …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Scores 2nd Career Win in Atlanta

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In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt scored his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory Saturday afternoon when he took the checkered flag 1.326 seconds ahead of Noah Gragson in the Active Pest Control 200. The driver of the No. 16 Toyota led just the final two laps in an overtime finish to bring Hattori …

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Brett Moffitt Nails Final Restart for 2nd Truck Series Win

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

At Michigan in 2016, we saw a three-wide move for a Camping World Truck Series victory by Brett Moffitt. Saturday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, it happened again, as Moffitt took it three-wide in an overtime restart to pull away with the win in the Active Pest Control 200. Retweet to congratulate @Brett_Moffitt on his …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Brett Moffitt Finds New Home, Optimism with Hattori Racing Enterprises

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(Photo: Logan Whitton/ NKP)

After a solid 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, Hattori Racing Enterprises moved in a different direction. The organization signed Brett Moffitt, a former Michael Waltrip Racing development driver, to pilot its No. 16 Toyota Tundra for 2018. For Moffitt, this signing is a big step. Though he originally believed he would be full-time …

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Grant Enfinger Paces Opening Truck Series Practice at Daytona

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(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Grant Enfinger is off and running right off the bat for ThorSport Racing. The No. 98 team set the pace during the opening practice session for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Daytona International Speedway, clocking in a time of 46.867 seconds. ThorSport Racing switched manufacturers over the off-season, partnering with Ford to become …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Changes for the 2018 Season

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Management Changes As the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series roars back to action at Daytona International Speedway this Friday night, a significant change the casual fan might not notice is the series’ new general manager. Late last month, NASCAR announced former Truck Series driver Ben Kennedy is the division’s new general manager. “Ben will draw …

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