Race Weekend Central

Matt Crafton Wins Consecutive Truck Poles

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For the second week in a row, Matt Crafton will lead the field to the green flag in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Crafton turned a speed of 179.134 mph to win the pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday evening (May 17), his second in as many races. Stewart Friesen (178.926 mph) qualified on the …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Questions Arise About Kansas Field Size

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Dover was a solid race but does a low truck count mean trouble in Kansas? (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Kansas City, Kansas is the site for the next race for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. While qualifying is always important, every driver will have a sense of comfort, as they will all make the Digital Ally 250 on Friday, May 10. Currently, only 27 drivers are entered for the race, five short of …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Daytona Brings Differing Events, Questions for FOX Sports

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Michael McDowell and others were overlooked in the brief post-race coverage (credit: Frontstretch)

Speedweeks is now complete.  You ended up with three very different races at Daytona International Speedway.  Some of it was enjoyable, some not so much.  Regardless, we have a number of different things to look at this week. Daytona 500 The good news coming out of the event dubbed The Great American Race by Ken …

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Entry List: Atlanta 200

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series returns to action this Saturday (Feb. 23) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. 33 trucks are currently on the entry list, meaning one team will go home early. Reigning Truck Series winner Austin Hill looks to make it two in a row in his No. 16 Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota, after notching his …

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Cory Roper Relegated to 20th-Place Finish After Strong Run

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Daytona International Speedway, February 2019. (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Things were coming together for Cory Roper. But then they fell apart. The Vernon, Texas, native and driver of the No. 04 Preferred Industrial Contractors Ford ran inside the top five for most of the second stage of Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 from Daytona International Speedway. But a spin coming off Turn 4 …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 200

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(Photo: Brett Moist/NKP)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rolls into Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend (Nov. 16) for the final race of the season: the Ford EcoBoost 200. The series will crown either Johnny Sauter, Justin Haley, Brett Moffitt, or Noah Gragson as the 2018 champion. 31 trucks are entered this week, which means all drivers will race. …

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Cory Roper, the Definition of Grassroots Racing

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Back in March, a team showed up on the entry list for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway that few in NASCAR had ever heard of: Roper Racing Team. The team’s No. 04 Ford, driven by owner Cory Roper, surprised the racing world that weekend when it advanced to the second …

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Entry List: M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General Store

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(Photo: Brett Moist/NKP)

For Saturday night’s M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General Store, 35 teams have posted entries.  As a result, three teams will be forced to leave Iowa Speedway with their tails between their legs after failing to qualify. There are some changes of note.  Tanner Thorson is back in Young’s Motorsports’ No. 20 Chevrolet, replacing Tyler …

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Entry List: 2018 Alpha Energy Solutions 250

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series returns to action this weekend at Martinsville Speedway after two off weekends.  36 trucks make up the entry list for Saturday’s race, with several changes in store since the last event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Todd Gilliland might be the biggest new name on the list; the rookie will make …

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