Race Weekend Central

Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin' for Linemen 200

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In a Nutshell: When the dust settled and the two dominant trucks of the night sat idle off the track, Cole Custer was there to take the checkered flag in the rain-delayed Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park Saturday night. Custer took advantage of a missed shift by Tyler Reddick that stacked up …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas

2015 CWTS Texas Matt Crafton Trophy Rick Lunkenheimer

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton scored his third victory in seven races this season with a convincing half-second win over Daniel Suarez in Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. The driver of the No. 88 Menards Toyota held off a late-race side-by-side challenge from Suarez and led a race-high 77 laps en route …

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Spencer Gallagher, Matt Crafton Head Up 2015 WinStar World Casino 400 Practice Sessions at Texas

2015 Dover I CWTS Matt Crafton truck CIA

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On Thursday, the Camping World Truck Series took to Texas Motor Speedway for two practice sessions in preparation for Friday night’s WinStar World Casino 400k. With the short field (now up to 30 entrants instead of the 27 on the initial entry list), everyone will qualify.  Regardless, speed and handling are still crucial. Teams were …

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The Frontstretch 5: NASCAR Drivers You Should be Watching

Brett Moffit waits to climb into the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford prior to the 2015 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

(Photo: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch)

Welcome to the Frontstretch Five! 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 a group of drivers fans may not see very …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Lucas Oil 200 at Dover

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In a Nutshell: Tyler Reddick and Erik Jones waged a side-by-side battle while fighting lapped traffic, but it was Reddick who came out victorious Friday evening at Dover International Speedway. In a race that was marred by several wrecks and a lot of torn-up equipment, Jones and Reddick took two and four tires, respectively, on …

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Cameron Hayley’s Hopes at a Win Blow Up in Smoke at Dover

2015 Dover I CWTS Cameron Hayley truck CIA

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After finishing inside the top five at Kansas, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ lone full-time Canadian driver has finished 14th or worse in the past two races. However, entering Dover, a track that he was raced at in the past, Cameron Hayley believed he had a truck capable of contending for a victory. The …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 5 News Bites To Watch Heading To Dover

2015 Kansas I pack racing credit NASCAR via Getty Images

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This weekend, the Camping World Truck Series is back in action at Dover International Speedway early Friday afternoon (5:30 p.m. ET). While the Xfinity and Sprint Cup series are hitting about a dozen races on the schedule, the Truck Series has made a whopping five starts so far this season. Right now, that means this …

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Friday Faceoff: Will Kyle Busch Make the Chase & Who Will Win Iowa?

2014 Iowa NNS Trevor Bayne Brad Keselowski racing CIA

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1. Everyone’s been giving their opinion, now let’s hear yours: will Kyle Busch make the Chase? Amy Henderson, Senior Editor: I think Kyle Busch can make the Chase; getting into the top 30 shouldn’t be an insurmountable task, though winning could prove more daunting given Joe Gibbs Racing’s recent performance. I’m not sold on that …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 3 Things to Remember from Kansas

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For the second time this season, the Camping World Truck Series has back-to-back races scheduled and will once again be on track at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night. Fresh off of a return to racing at Kansas Speedway, there was plenty to remember about in a race largely dominated by Erik Jones. “Some days you’re …

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Pace Laps: Opportunity, Fuel Mileage, Make-A-Wish & More

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Xfinity Series: It’s Time for a Standalone – After another much needed off-weekend, the NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars will have their first true chance to reach Victory Lane at a non-plate track this year. Heading over to the stand-alone event in Iowa on Sunday, the division’s drivers will be up against very few (if any) …

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Matt Crafton Saves Fuel to Win 2015 Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas

2015 Kansas I CWTS MAtt Crafton woohoo credit NASCAR via Getty Images

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Before the race, fans and analysts both reminded Matt Crafton that no one had ever repeated a win in Kansas. With a fast Toyota Tundra and a little luck, Crafton changed that fact on Friday night. Crafton passed Daniel Suarez in the waning laps and survived to the finish on fuel to win the NASCAR …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas

2015 Kansas I CFWTS MAtt Crafton wins credit NASCAR via Getty Images

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton survived a late-race fuel mileage fight with the leaders, including dominant driver of the day Erik Jones. Jones headed to pit road with only five laps to go after leading a total of 151 laps. Tyler Reddick initially inherited the lead, but ran out of gas a couple of laps …

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