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Up in Smoke: Joey Logano Suffers 1st Blown Engine Since 2014

Joey Logano in the Texas Motor Speedway garage with a blown motor. Photo by Beth Lunkenheimer

(Photo: Beth Lunkenheimer)

Joey Logano saw his hopes of pointing his way into the Championship 4 go up in smoke at Texas Motor Speedway Sunday (Oct. 17) … literally. Right as the field approached lap 300, the No. 22 AAA Insurance Ford suffered an engine failure and billowed smoke as the caution flew for the fluid left on …

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Chaotic 12-Car Crash Mars Stage 1 at Texas Motor Speedway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Almost immediately after the field restarted from the competition caution at Texas Motor Speedway, a large crash brought out the second yellow of the day early in stage one. A lap 32 incident, triggered by contact between Bubba Wallace and Ross Chastain blocked the backstretch and chaos ensued. Officially, 12 drivers were involved according to …

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Bridesmaid Once Again: Daniel Hemric Denied Xfinity Victory at Texas

Daniel Hemric crossing the start/finish line at Texas. Photo by Rick Lunkenheimer

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

For the third time this season, Daniel Hemric walks away with a runner-up finish after seeing a potential trip to victory lane slip away following a late-race caution, this time at Texas Motor Speedway. From laps 48-174, Hemric and eventual winner John Hunter Nemechek swapped the lead with the latter spending the most laps out …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Potential Playoff Spoilers at Martinsville Speedway

Johnny Sauter NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After back-to-back races to open the Camping World Truck Series Round of 8 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, the series continues to sit idle while the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series work their way through their respective playoffs to get to Martinsville Speedway in a few weeks. Christian Eckes and Tate Fogleman …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Breaking Down the 2022 Truck Series Schedule

NASCAR Truck Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This week, the Camping World Truck Series heads into Talladega Superspeedway, staring down just three more races until the 2021 season comes to a close. So it seems rather appropriate that next year’s schedule was revealed on Wednesday (Sept. 29). After dropping to 22 events this season, next year, the Truck Series moves back to …

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Tracking the Trucks: Christian Eckes Leads ThorSport Racing 1-2-3-4 Finish at Las Vegas

2021 Trucks Las Vegas Christian Eckes Checkered Flag (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

In a Nutshell: Christian Eckes scored his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in a chaotic Round of 8 opener at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday night (Sept. 24). In just his ninth start this season, the part-time driver of the No. 98 Toyota took advantage of a late-race restart to take the …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: What’s Next for Sheldon Creed & Kyle Busch Motorsports?

Sheldon Creed, Logan Riely UNOH 200 (Photo: Getty Images)

(Photo: Logan Riely/Getty Images)

Did you miss last Thursday’s (Sept. 16) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway? If you did, you missed what could become the beginnings of a rivalry as the season rides into its final four races. Let’s back up. In case you haven’t paid attention all season, John Hunter Nemechek has been …

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Tracking the Trucks: Chandler Smith Scores 1st Career Win at Bristol Motor Speedway

(Photo: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

In a Nutshell: Chandler Smith scored his first career victory in Thursday night’s (Sept. 16) UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway to win his way into the Camping World Truck Series playoffs Round of 8. The driver of the No. 18 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota bounced back from an early tire rub and utilized a …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: What a 2nd Title Would Mean for Sheldon Creed

Sheldon Creed in Victory Lane

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Two races into the Camping World Truck Series playoffs and Sheldon Creed has made sure everyone knows he’s there. Back-to-back wins at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway and Darlington Raceway have put him solidly into the Round of 8 and have helped pad his playoff point total, which will ultimately help him down the …

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