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Entry List: 2021 In It To Win It 200

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series was set to hold its second race of the playoffs at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. However, COVID-19 restrictions forced NASCAR to shift the race to Darlington Raceway, joining the trucks with both the Cup and Xfinity series for a triple-header weekend. Thirty-eight trucks are set to take the green, …

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Dylan Lupton Driving Final 4 Truck Races for RBR & DCC

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It’s been an event-filled week for Dylan Lupton, who announced Aug. 27 he’ll compete in the final four races of the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season in a partnership between Reaume Brothers Racing and DCC Racing. Lupton will drive the No. 34 Toyota in a partnership between the two teams, with Frankie Kerr …

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Podcast: Chase Purdy on Re-Learning How to Race, Contracting COVID & His College Football Conundrum

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After a two-year sabbatical of sorts away from racing, Chase Purdy is still getting his feet under him as he’s returned to the seat on a full-time basis with GMS Racing in the Camping World Truck Series this year. He joins Davey Segal this week to discuss his season to date, contracting COVID-19 and how …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Dylan Lupton’s Golden Opportunity With Kyle Busch Motorsports

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While the Camping World Truck Series sits quietly this weekend, teams will be preparing for next week’s (Sept. 5) trip to Darlington Raceway in place of what was originally scheduled to be a visit to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. But scheduling logistics due to the COVID-19 pandemic forced the schedule to be altered once again. …

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Several Cup, Xfinity & Truck Teams Penalized after Michigan, Gateway

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The penalty report was released Aug. 25 after this past weekend’s NASCAR Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck series events at Michigan International Speedway and World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. The No. 23 crew chief of Bubba Wallace (Mike Wheeler) and No. 51 crew chief Cody Ware (Mike Hillman) were fined $10,000 for their …

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Dylan Lupton Joining Kyle Busch Motorsports at Darlington

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Dylan Lupton will race for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Darlington Raceway, the team announced Aug. 25. He’ll pilot the No. 51 Safelite Toyota in his first Truck start since the championship race at Phoenix Raceway last year. Lupton has run 11 total Truck races, most of them …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Is Daytona a Good Regular Season Finale Venue?

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Superspeedways have a lot of luck involved. It doesn’t seem like the best place to determine the playoff field, does it? – Parker L., Las Vegas, Nev. When the 2020 schedule was announced with Daytona International Speedway as the regular season finale, I was skeptical. Why would you put a race that has so much …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Gateway a Nightmare for FS1, Michigan Skewed by Finish

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This past weekend was the final split race weekend of the season. The NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series teams were at Michigan International Speedway. Meanwhile, the Camping World Truck Series shared a bill at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway with the NTT IndyCar Series. The two venues brought in completely different races. FireKeepers Casino …

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Hailie Deegan Scores Historic Top 10 at Gateway

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Madison, Ill.— Hailie Deegan may not have won at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, but she did accomplish an impressive feat. By avoiding late-race trouble, Deegan scored the best finish for a woman at a non-superspeedway race in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, coming home seventh. “We have had a rough year. We have …

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