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Johnny Sauter Takes Win, Christopher Bell Takes Flight in Daytona

2014 Mudsummer Classic Eldora Speedway Johnny Sauter Camping World Trucks Mike Neff 353

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Johnny Sauter grabbed the win in Friday night’s NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway following a thrilling night of Camping World Truck Series competition. In his first race for GMS Racing and the No. 21 Chevrolet, Sauter started from the outside pole and led 12 circuits to claim his second Daytona triumph in 176 career Truck starts. …

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Beyond the Cockpit: John Hunter Nemechek on Motivation, Variation and Determination


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At just 18 years young, John Hunter Nemechek is winning not only races but the attention of NASCAR fans. Sprouting from the motorsport household Nemechek name, John Hunter was tied into racing from the moment he was born. With father Joe having an Xfinity Series championship and nearly 100 Sprint Cup Series starts at the …

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Tracking The Trucks: 2015 Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead

Crafton, Matt 2015 Fordecoboost 200 Burnout Homestead

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton claimed his sixth victory of the season in the Ford EcoBoost 200. Crafton swept a number of drivers who either stayed out or took two tires on the final caution and drove away from there to take the win. John Hunter Nemechek finished 2.942 seconds behind in second. Tyler Reddick was third, …

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Will Martinsville Moments Make for Truck Series Fireworks at Phoenix?

Martinsville Trucks Kroger 200 John Hunter Nemechek And Matt Crafton 2015 Mike Neff (2)

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Will there be fireworks in Phoenix after a Camping World Truck Series race in Martinsville that featured 12 cautions in 200 laps? Generally, with a couple of weeks to think things over, cooler heads prevail, but there’s potential for payback after an on-track exchange of paint and a post-race exchange of barbs between runner-up John …

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NASCAR 101: Newcomers Completely & Utterly Invade Martinsville Truck Entry List

2015 Martinsville I Cwts John Wes Townley Truck Credit Amy Henderson

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Martinsville Speedway’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races? Easily the best of any track on the circuit these days to both discover and watch young talent. Which is not wholly surprising. Each season, it’s the first on the schedule that allows drivers 16 and 17 years old to race, and it’s also among the first …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 American Ethanol E15 225 at Chicagoland

2014 Homestead Cwts Joe Nemechek Truck Cia

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In a Nutshell: After rain turned the American Ethanol E15 225 into a Saturday morning race, John Hunter Nemechek took the win by finishing 12.014 seconds ahead of Tyler Reddick. The 18-year-old led just the final two laps after Kyle Larson ran out of fuel to score his first career victory. Timothy Peters, Daniel Suarez …

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John Hunter Nemechek Wins 1st Truck Race on Fuel Mileage at Chicagoland

2015 Martinsville I Cwts John Hunter Nemechek John Wes Townley Credit Amy Henderson

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On Saturday morning, the Camping World Truck Series took to Chicagoland Speedway to make up the American Ethanol E15 225, a race originally scheduled for Friday night, but was postponed due to heavy rains. JR Motorsports’ Kyle Larson and ThorSport Racing’s Johnny Sauter had the two best trucks all weekend, but the E15 in the race’s …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Tony Stewart, John Hunter Nemechek, Kyle Busch, Plus More!

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Each week, Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and media members from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from this week and we hope you enjoy them too! The #NASCAR 1M Follower Club is …

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Riley’s Brewing Company Partners With NEMCO Motorsports

Joe Nemechek And John Hunter Nemechek

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Score another one for the family-owned NEMCO Motorsports. The organization announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with Riley’s Brewing Company Inc. to serve as an associate sponsor for multiple seasons. The deal will begin next weekend at Chicagoland Speedway for the American Ethanol E15 225 at the 1.5-mile oval. Riley’s will utilize the sponsorship to …

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Off the Wall With: John Hunter Nemechek

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driverJohn Hunter Nemechek in the garage at Phoenix International Raceway

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Welcome to Off the Wall With…, where we ask your favorite drivers five questions that are… well, off the wall! We’ll check in with a different driver each week to get a peek into life outside the racecar. This week, we’ve got rising Truck Series star John Hunter Nemechek. What’s fun besides racing? John Hunter …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 Up-And-Coming Drivers in Stock Car Racing

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The Sprint Cup Series might have had the weekend off, but the Frontstretch Power Rankings didn’t take a break. This week, we are featuring the top up-and-coming drivers in stock car competition. It’s hard to argue that racing does not have a bright future with the number of drivers emerging from local tracks, earning opportunities …

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Erik Jones Quickest in Lone 2015 American Ethanol 200 Practice at Iowa

2015 Kansas I Cwts Erik Jones Truck Credit Nascar Via Getty Images

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Coming off another dominating performance that turned into a disappointing finish last weekend at Gateway, Erik Jones is back at it. The 19-year-old was quickest in final practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday, clocking in a time of 23.153 seconds (136.051 mph). Jones edged out new Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Christopher Bell by …

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