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Austin Hill Wins 1st Ever Knoxville Truck Race

2021 Knoxville Trucks Austin Hill celebrate James Gilbert Getty Images

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

Austin Hill won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ inaugural event at Knoxville Raceway Friday night (July 9). Hill took the lead from Chandler Smith just before a caution came out during overtime and shot out to the lead in the final overtime finish to take his first victory of the season. “Kind of thought …

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4 Burning Questions: What to Do With Road Courses?

2021 Road America Cup William Byron Kyle Larson pack racing NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

What can NASCAR do to fix road course races? The NASCAR Cup Series event at Road America was a pretty solid race. There was one huge issue with it, however. Yep, 22 whole minutes between stages thanks to a caution for Kyle Tilley at the end of the stage. NASCAR could have ran 10 laps …

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Friday Faceoff: Which Track Should Be Considered Untouchable?

2021 Atlanta I Cup Ryan Blaney Wins NKP

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Atlanta Motor Speedway is the latest track making changes to its layout and/or design. What track should be next? Which one should absolutely remain untouched? Trenton Worsham: New Hampshire Motor Speedway or another mile-and-a-half. I don’t like how flat NHMS is, and it’d be cool to make each mile-and-a-half unique. Tracks to not touch would be …

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Chandler Smith Leads Lone Knoxville Truck Practice

2021 Charlotte I Trucks Chandler Smith NKP

#18: Chandler Smith, Kyle Busch Motorsports, Toyota Tundra Safelite AutoGlass

Chandler Smith posted the fastest speed in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice at Knoxville Raceway July 8. Matt Crafton, Derek Kraus, Donny Schatz and Hailie Deegan rounded out the top five. Schatz is making his series debut for David Gilliland Racing in the No. 17. There were a few drivers who experienced issues …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Preparing for Series Debut at Knoxville

2021 SRX Knoxville Raceway Track (Credit: Tom Bowles)

(Photo: Tom Bowles)

This weekend, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Knoxville Raceway for the penultimate race of the 2021 regular season. Just two races remain to set the playoff field, and four drivers have already clinched based on wins (Ben Rhodes, John Hunter Nemechek, Sheldon Creed and Todd Gilliland), and Austin Hill locked himself in …

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Atlanta Announces 2022 Reconfiguration, Repave

William Byron featured in front of Joey Logano and others at Atlanta spring 2021 race NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Atlanta Motor Speedway will begin repaving and reconfiguring its 1.5-mile circuit, with groundbreaking beginning later in 2021, for a new look in 2022, track officials announced July 6. One of the biggest changes being made to the Georgia track is an increase in banking from 24 degrees to 28 degrees. In addition, the new racing …

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Michael Annett Competing for Young’s Motorsports at Knoxville

Michael Annett folded arms before 2021 Charlotte Xfinity race NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Michael Annett will wheel the No. 02 for Young’s Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Knoxville Speedway, the team announced Monday, July 5. Annett’s truck will carry sponsorship from TMC Transportation. It’s Annett’s first Truck event since 2014 at Eldora Speedway in which he finished 25th. He ran nine total Truck …

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Parker Price-Miller Debuting for Jordan Anderson at Knoxville

2021 Charlotte Trucks Keith McGee racing Jordan Anderson Racing team No 3 NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Jordan Anderson Racing will welcome a new driver behind its No. 3 Chevrolet in the upcoming NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Knoxville Raceway. Parker Price-Miller will attempt to make his Truck Series debut, the team announced Friday (July 2). Sponsors for Price-Miller’s debut will be announced at a future date. “Parker is a …

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