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Tracking the Trucks: Zane Smith Stays Ahead of Martinsville Mayhem

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Zane Smith emerged from chaos, smoke and banged-up trucks at Martinsville Speedway to win Saturday’s (Oct. 30) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race and secure a spot in the Championship 4. Smith was 40 points back of the cutline and in a must-win situation on a mild afternoon in southern Virginia, leading 65 …

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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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Truckin’ Thursdays: Non-Playoff Storylines to Watch at Martinsville

Brandon Jones in No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports truck, 2020 NASCAR Truck race at Martinsville, pack racing, NKP

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As the Camping World Truck Series comes into Martinsville Speedway off of a three-week hiatus, the eight playoff drivers are set to make their bid for the Championship 4 and a chance to race for the title next weekend at Phoenix Raceway. Christian Eckes and Tate Fogleman each scored their first career wins at Las …

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Podcast: Martinsville’s Clay Campbell on Hosting NASCAR’s Penultimate Race, Getting Event Feel Back

Clay Campbell Martinsville Speedway President

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Hosting the penultimate race of the 2020 NASCAR season, Martinsville Speedway holds the key to determining the Championship 4 field. Track president Clay Campbell joins Davey Segal this week to discuss what the race weekend entails in terms of preparation, how a track goes about securing a marquee date on the schedule, whether Martinsville has …

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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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Truckin’ Thursdays: Who is Talladega Superspeedway Winner Tate Fogleman?

Tate Fogleman Talladega NASCAR Truck Series 2021

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Just a few weeks ago, Tate Fogleman shocked the Camping World Truck Series and kicked off what became a weekend of first-time winners at Talladega Superspeedway. Now that he’s had a couple of weeks to let that victory sink in, he sat down with Frontstretch to talk about his career so far with Young’s Motorsports, …

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John Hunter Nemechek Staying With KBM for 2022

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

John Hunter Nemechek will stay with NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team Kyle Busch Motorsports for 2022 the team announced Oct. 14. “I came to Kyle Busch Motorsports because it was an opportunity to get back to victory lane — I accomplished my goal of being here for wins and I’m excited to be coming …

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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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