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Truckin’ Thursdays: Five Drivers that Need to Turn the Corner

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Five races into the Camping World Truck Series season, there are familiar foes atop the season long standings. Four of the potential Chase births have already been clinched. The real question is whether or not there will be more than eight winners that make up the newly anointed Chase. On the other side of things there …

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Rico Abreu Fueled by Support in Rookie Truck Season

Though practice was in the books and the on-track duties were finished for the day at Daytona International Speedway, Rico Abreu was still out and about in the garage area. Pairing with his Thorsport Racing teammate Matt Crafton, the two found a spot behind Abreu’s No. 98 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota to chat racing. The 24-year-old rookie, …

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Johnny Sauter Takes Win, Christopher Bell Takes Flight in Daytona

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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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Truckin’ Thursdays: 2016 Season Shaping Up to Be a Strong One

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As the weekend quickly approaches, so does the 2016 Camping World Truck Series season. With a handful of changes and a large number of driver moves, this season is shaping up to be the healthiest in years, and it all starts with Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250. The biggest changes you need to know …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy Resources 250

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Forty three. No, that number isn’t in regards to the former field size for the Sprint Cup Series. It’s the number of trucks entered for this weekend’s Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway. With only 32 positions available for the CWTS race this Friday, 11 trucks will go home …

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Rico Abreu to ThorSport Racing Full-Time in 2016

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On Friday morning in Tulsa, Okla., ThorSport Racing announced that Rico Abreu, most recently of HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks in the K&N Pro Series East, will join the Ohio-based operation on a full-time basis in 2016.  Abreu will drive the No. 98 Toyota Tundra with sponsorship from Curb Records.  Doug George, a former champion of …

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Back-to-Back: Rico Abreu Wins Chili Bowl Nationals

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For the second time in as many years, Rico Abreu drove through the field to claim a Golden Driller. Abreu made his way around leader Bryan Clauson with less than 10 laps remaining and held the 2014 winner off in the closing moments to win the 2016 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix

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In a Nutshell: Timothy Peters took the checkered flag 0.309 seconds ahead of John Hunter Nemechek to win the Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway Friday night. Peters inherited the lead after Erik Jones, who had led the most laps, and Matt Crafton got together, taking out third-place driver Johnny Sauter along the way. …

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Erik Jones Wins the Pole for the 2015 Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix

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For a series-high fifth time this season, Erik Jones will lead the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series field to the green flag. The current championship points leader with two races remaining in the season won the pole for the Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway, setting a fast pace of 26.179 seconds in the …

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Rico Abreu to Race Full-Time in K&N Pro Series East in 2015

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Quick on the heels of his victory in the A-Main of Saturday night’s Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Tuesday morning brought the very beginning of a new chapter in Rico Abreu‘s racing career.  HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks announced that the 22-year old sprint car ace will drive one of the team’s five full-time …

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