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Friday Racing Washed Out at Charlotte

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(Photo: John Harrelson / NKP)

UPDATE: All on-track activity at Charlotte Motor Speedway has been postponed due to rain. The revised Saturday schedule follows: 9:30: All-Star Practice (FOX Sports 1) 11:00: Sprint Showdown (FOX Sports 1) 12:30: North Carolina Education Lottery 200 (FOX Sports 1) 7:00: All-Star Race qualifying (FOX Sports 1) 9:00: All-Star Race (FOX Sports 1) There will …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Dover Throws a Curve

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Greetings, race fans. This past weekend at Dover was a bit more like the Dover of elementary school for me than the Dover we’ve been used to.  I believe Sunday’s race was the third slowest 400-mile race at the one-mile oval.  The other two either had more cautions (Fall 2007) or just plain got ridiculous …

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Trackin’ The Trucks: Monster Mistakes Plague Dover Rookies

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In a Nutshell: The sun was shining down on Matt Crafton’s No. 88 Toyota after rain took over the headlines at Dover International Speedway. For the first time in his 16th start at Dover, he was able to bring his truck into Victory Lane. Leading the final 76 laps, Crafton was able to hold off a hard-charging …

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William Byron, Cole Custer Lead Thursday Dover Truck Practices

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William Byron picked up where he left off after winning at Kansas Speedway last weekend, topping the first of two practices at Dover International Speedway Thursday for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Byron was joined by fellow young gun Cole Custer at the top of the speed charts; the JR Motorsports driver paced the …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: A Chase Full of Unexpected Faces

A wild NASCAR Camping World Truck Series weekend at Kansas Speedway has come and gone, and with its conclusion, another surprising Chase entrant has surfaced. That’s not to say that rookie William Byron is a surprise to see inn the Chase grid. The 18-year-old competes for Kyle Busch Motorsports, arguably one of the top three teams …

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William Byron Wins Hectic NCWTS Kansas Race

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

William Byron certainly wasn’t the favorite heading into the Toyota Tundra 250 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway. Byron started on the front row along polesitter John Wes Townley but had never won a NCWTS race in his career and would have to go through many of the series’ veterans …

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William Byron Paces Opening Truck Practice in Martinsville

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Zach Catanzareti

Even in practice, short tracks seem to naturally bring out young talent in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series. William Byron, a rookie for Kyle Busch Motorsports, led the way in opening practice at Martinsville Speedway posting a lap time of 19.868 seconds [95.309 mph]. The 18-year-old Rookie of the Year contender was 0.127 seconds ahead of …

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Beyond the Cockpit: William Byron Young, Fast & Ready for His Rookie Truck Season

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

He started in sim racing, is in an online college career and has a NASCAR K&N Pro East Series title at just 18 years old. This is William Byron who now dives head-first into the 2016 racing season with Kyle Busch Motorsports in his first full-time Camping World Truck Series season. Setting the K&N East world on …

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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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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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NASCAR Mailbox: Winners & Losers in the New XFINITY, Trucks Chase Formats

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President Barack Obama started his presidential campaign prior to 2008 with the words “Change we can believe in.” Change occurs generation after generation, making adaptations to new technologies and resources available throughout the world. As the world continues to develop, NASCAR has been in the midst of reaching a new generation of fans for quite …

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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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