Truckin’ Thursdays: Looking Back at the 2016 Rookie Class … So Far, Part II

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Part I Austin Wayne Self No. 22 AM Racing Toyota Starts: 19 Wins: 0 Top 5s: 0 Top 10s: 1 Average Start: 23.5 Average Finish: 19.9 DNFs: 4 The 2014 ARCA Rookie of the Year entered the Truck Series full-time to pilot his family-owned truck and has spent much of the year running toward the …

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Grant Enfinger Wins First Career Truck Series Race at Talladega

GMS Racing was tough to beat at the Fred’s 250 at Talladega Superspeedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, but the four-truck team’s eventual winner isn’t even one of its full-time drivers. Grant Enfinger, a part-time competitor for the team in the Truck Series this season, held off a charge from teammates Spencer Gallagher …

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Grant Enfinger, Korbin Forrister Lead Talladega Truck Practices

Talladega Superspeedway is known for being a track where everybody has a shot at winning, and Friday was no exception, as both NASCAR Camping World Truck practices featured part-timers on the top of the charts. The practices had a mix of solo qualifying runs, trucks going out in packs and teammates drafting together. Due to …

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Ben Kennedy Set to Join GMS Racing for 10 Truck Series Contests

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After a few days of uncertainty, Ben Kennedy has landed a new job. Kennedy, 24, started the year out with Red Horse Racing, but was signed for only a three-race deal. However, the great-grandson of Bill France, the founder of NASCAR, will be joining GMS Racing for 10 Camping World Truck Series contests in 2016. …

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Grant Enfinger Quickest in 2 of 3 Truck Series Practices Friday

As the Camping World Truck Series heads to Atlanta, teams had over four hours to prepare their cars for qualifying and race conditions on Saturday. Throughout the three sessions, the same names remained up front with Grant Enfinger pacing two of the sessions. Practice 1: Enfinger led the way on Friday morning in the first of …

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Grant Enfinger Wins First Career Truck Pole; Big Names Fail To Make Show

Reigning ARCA champion Grant Enfinger is off to a great start in his new ride. The Camping World Truck Series rookie took the pole for Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250, clocking in with a speed of 180.752 miles an hour to top final round qualifying at Daytona. Enfinger is making his first start since …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch’s Rough Weekend, Driver Errors and Winding Down

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Sprint Cup Series: Kyle Busch, Dave Rogers Quarrel – Bristol Motor Speedway is often known for its beating, banging and tempers flaring, and Saturday night’s Irwin Tools Night Race was no different. Several drivers left angry with a fellow competitor for a variety of reasons, but it was a bit of a different scenario for Kyle Busch …

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Pace Laps: Jimmie Johnson Success, First Time Nationwide Winners and Powers’ Power

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Sprint Cup: A normal race at Michigan for Jimmie Johnson usually means that he runs out of fuel in the final laps after leading for most of the day and having the best car.  Johnson, however, did the other Jimmie Johnson thing at Michigan.  That usually means falling way back in the field and then seemingly arriving …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 Up & Coming NASCAR Stars

During the final off week of the NASCAR season, we’re taking a look at some stars of tomorrow who could potentially make an impact down the road.