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McAnally Forms GMS Alliance, Switching to Chevy in 2022

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McAnally-Hilgemann Racing will switch to Chevrolet and form an alliance with GMS Racing for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2022, the team announced Oct. 13. MHR will operate out of a new shop prepared by GMS in Statesville, N.C. “We are excited about this opportunity to be part of Chevrolet’s racing program in …

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Lawless Alan Frustrated With Derek Kraus After Darlington Crash

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Lawless Alan was holding his own and trying to make laps in his sixth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start.

But his Darlington Raceway debut was disrupted by an incident in turn 3, which began when Derek Kraus got into Alan’s left-rear quarter panel to send the No. 45 Niece Motorsports spinning.

Truckin’ Thursdays: Kaz Grala, Sheldon Creed Highlight Drivers to Watch at Watkins Glen

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Following a three-week hiatus, the Camping World Truck Series returns to action this weekend at Watkins Glen International. It’s the first time the series has visited the seven-turn, 2.45-mile road course since 2000 when Greg Biffle led 36 of 62 laps en route to the fourth of five wins in his championship-winning campaign that season. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Should the Truck Series Return to Knoxville Raceway?

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Four wide start (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Chaos. Fun. Melee. Entertaining. Wild. Great. Expensive. Awesome. Those are just some of the words used to describe last Friday night’s (July 9) Camping World Truck Series visit to the Knoxville Raceway. While it wasn’t the first dirt race for the series, it was a first at the historic Iowa track, and of course, that …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill Wins Amid Knoxville Mayhem

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(Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

In a Nutshell: Nearly three hours after the Corn Belt 150 took the green flag and nearly five hours after the qualifying heats began, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ debut on the Knoxville Raceway dirt finally took the checkered. Austin Hill snared his first victory of the season after being a non-factor for much …

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Podcast: Derek Kraus On Up & Down Sophomore Truck Series Season

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Nashville Superspeedway marked the best race of Derek Kraus‘ career … but also his worst result of the season. He joins Davey Segal this week on the Frontstretch Podcast to relive his race in Music City, including the hardest hit he’s ever experienced in his racing career. Kraus chats about his season to date, the …

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Tracking the Trucks: Maiden Start, Maiden Win for Ryan Preece at Nashville

Ryan Preece celebrates his first NASCAR Truck win with a woohoo, holding up the guitar at Nashville. Red Hunt Brother Pizza firesuit. NKP

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In a Nutshell: Ryan Preece hasn’t had the best luck in the NASCAR Cup Series this year, but everything fell his way in the Camping World Truck Series’ Friday (June 18) night race at Nashville Superspeedway. The Rackley Roofing 200 marked the first time the truckers had raced at the 1.333-mile superspeedway in a decade. Austin …

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Derek Kraus Earns 1st Career Truck Series Pole at Nashville

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For the first time since 2011, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series took to the concrete 1.33-mile circuit of Nashville Superspeedway for its session of one-shot qualifying on Friday evening, June 18. With a lap time of 160.493 mph, truck series young gun Derek Kraus blistered the second-place time of 158.959 mph set by 20-year-old …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Takeaways From Bristol Dirt & 2021 So Far

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It seems like it was just yesterday when the green flag dropped on the 2021 Camping World Truck Series season, but here we are headed into the Easter off weekend with five of 22 races already run and only 10 more before the playoff field is set. John Hunter Nemechek maintains the point lead, though …

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