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Spencer Boyd Moving to No. 12 for Young’s

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Spencer Boyd is staying with Young’s Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, albeit with a new number. Boyd will drive the No. 12 in 2022, Young’s announced Jan. 7. The news follows three years of Boyd in the team’s No. 20, generally full time. Boyd takes over the seat vacated by Tate Fogleman, …

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Hill, MBM Add UNITS Sponsorship

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Hill Motorsports will feature UNITS Moving and Portable Storage as a primary sponsor in multiple NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races in 2022, the team announced Jan. 7. UNITS will adorn Timmy Hill‘s No. 56 in six races, starting at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Other events include Darlington Raceway, Texas Motor Speedway, Knoxville Raceway, Richmond Raceway …

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Matt DiBenedetto Running Full Truck Schedule for Rackley WAR

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Matt DiBenedetto will move to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Rackley WAR in 2022, Rackley announced Jan. 6. DiBenedetto takes over the No. 25 in the team’s second season. “We are honored to have Matt DiBenedetto join Rackley WAR full-time for the 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season driving the [No.] 25 …

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Ryan Preece Joins SHR as Reserve Driver

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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Ryan Preece has joined Stewart-Haas Racing as a reserve driver in 2022, SHR announced Jan. 6. As part of the arrangement, Preece will fill in for SHR’s drivers in the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series on an as-needed basis due to absences such as COVID-19 protocol. He’ll also do simulator work for the team. Additionally, …

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Blaine Perkins Running Full-Time Truck Schedule for CR7

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Blaine Perkins will compete full time for CR7 Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2022, CR7 announced Dec. 23. The schedule marks CR7’s first full-time jaunt in the series. In 2021, it fielded the No. 9 truck in all but two events, with Codie Rohrbaugh, Grant Enfinger and Colby Howard driving. “I’m …

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Bob Keselowski Dead at 70

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Bob Keselowski, 1989 ARCA Menards Series champion and father to NASCAR Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski, died Dec. 22. He was 70. A cause of death was not revealed. Brian Keselowski posted on Twitter last week that Bob battled cancer that past two years. “My dad will always be my hero,” Brad Keselowski said in …

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Jesse Little Moving to Young’s in Truck Series

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Jesse Little will run in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Young’s Motorsports in 2022, the team announced Dec. 22. Little’s truck number, crew chief and sponsors have not yet been announced. “I am beyond thrilled to be able to join Young’s Motorsports for the 2022 Truck Series season,” Little said in a team …

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Corey Heim Running 15 Races for KBM

2021 ARCA Springfield Corey Heim Trophy (Credit: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Jeff Curry/ARCA Racing used with permission

Corey Heim will drive a part-time schedule for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2022, KBM announced Dec. 21. Heim will pilot the No. 51 in 15 races, beginning with the season-opening race at Daytona International Speedway. Heim’s other events will be announced at a later date. Mardy Lindley assumes …

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2021 NASCAR Top Storylines: New Track, Who Dis?

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This time last year I anxiously awaited the 2021 NASCAR season and looked forward to the new racetracks that were set to run, including the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt track, Circuit of the Americas and Nashville Superspeedway. I also was unsure of how the COVID-19 pandemic might affect things, as Auto Club Speedway was already …

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2021 NASCAR Top Storylines: John Hunter Nemechek Comes Up Short in Truck Series Championship Battle

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In November 2020, just days after completing his NASCAR Cup Series rookie season, John Hunter Nemechek informed Front Row Motorsports he wouldn’t return to the organization for 2021. Just a week later, Kyle Busch Motorsports announced the addition of the 24-year-old to its Camping World Truck Series stable. “I began my Xfinity Series career with …

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