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2021 Truck Series Awards: The Good, the Bad & the Dirty

2021 Texas II NXS John Hunter Nemechek victory lane NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series saw many firsts throughout the last year, as well as intriguing, sometimes completely unexpected storylines, that it would be a disservice to try to wrap the year into one convenient package. But what we can do is take a page out of NASCAR’s book while it’s giving away some …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2021 Season Finale 500

Kyle Larson celebrates with son Owen after winning the 2021 NASCAR Season Finale 500. Photo: NKP

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Who … should you be talking about after the Season Finale 500? A year ago, Kyle Larson watched the NASCAR Cup Series finale on TV and wondered what might have been. Now, a little older and a lot wiser after he chose to learn from a mistake that saw him banned for most of 2020 …

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Zane Smith & John Hunter Nemechek Fall Just Short in Championship Chase

Zane Smith NASCAR Truck Series

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Zane Smith had the championship spot in his hands with 10 laps to go. John Hunter Nemechek rallied from early contact that set him behind by two laps. Neither driver was able to leave Phoenix Raceway Friday night (Nov. 5) with a championship on their resumes. Smith was passed for the lead by Ben Rhodes …

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John Hunter Nemechek Quickest in Xfinity Practice at Phoenix

John Hunter Nemechek standing against his truck for 2021 NASCAR Trucks race at Nashville Superspeedway, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

John Hunter Nemechek will look to claim his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship tonight, but not before he put down the fastest lap in Xfinity Series practice at Phoenix Raceway on Friday, Nov. 5. Nemechek’s fastest lap was 130.388 mph; Championship 4 driver and reigning series champion Austin Cindric was the only other …

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Stock Car Scoop: NASCAR Championship Weekend Preview

Phoenix

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It’s NASCAR’s crowning moment. Championship weekend is upon us all this weekend at Phoenix Raceway, where the Camping World Truck, Xfinity and Cup series will crown their 2021 title-winners come checkered flags on Friday (Nov. 5), Saturday and Sunday. Ahead of the excitement, Adam Cheek and Bryan Nolen team up for one final preview podcast …

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4 Burning Questions: Who’s Saying Goodbye After 2021?

2021 Kansas I Cup Ross Chastain Kurt Busch racing NKP

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Who will win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship? John Hunter Nemechek enters Phoenix Raceway with the most wins on the season but as the fourth seed after just barely getting to this round after a late crash at Martinsville Speedway. Nemechek is probably the most aggressive driver of these four and will do …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Why Is Respect an Issue in Truck Series Today?

2021 Truck Martinsville John Hunter Nemechek Tow Truck NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

“There’s a complete lack of respect everywhere, all over the place.” – Kyle Busch Respect. It’s such a simple word, yet it’s become such a hot topic in recent weeks in NASCAR and, more specifically, in the Camping World Truck Series. Coming out of last weekend’s trip to Martinsville Speedway, plenty of drivers left upset …

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Zane Smith Clinches Championship 4 Berth With Martinsville Win

#21: Zane Smith, GMS Racing, Chevrolet Silverado MRC Construction

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Zane Smith had to win to make it into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ Championship 4, and he did just that in the United Rentals 200 at Martinsville Speedway Oct. 30. The No. 38 of Todd Gilliland was the dominant truck, winning the first two stages and battling at the end between Smith and …

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John Hunter Nemechek Starting from Martinsville Pole in Trucks

John Hunter Nemechek in 2021 Talladega NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is back in action after a couple of weeks off. John Hunter Nemechek is on the pole for the final race in the Round of 8 at Martinsville Speedway. Nemechek, who recently announced he would return to Kyle Busch Motorsports next season, is 36 points above the cut line …

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