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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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McAnally Forms GMS Alliance, Switching to Chevy in 2022

2021 Knoxville Trucks Derek Kraus truck NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

McAnally-Hilgemann Racing will switch to Chevrolet and form an alliance with GMS Racing for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2022, the team announced Oct. 13. MHR will operate out of a new shop prepared by GMS in Statesville, N.C. “We are excited about this opportunity to be part of Chevrolet’s racing program in …

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Frontstretch 5: Dirt Modified Drivers Who Should Get a NASCAR Start in 2022

Bristol

(Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

If you’re a true fan of dirt track racing, you know just how big of a deal Super DIRT Week is. The 49th edition of “Racing’s Biggest Party” concluded Sunday at Oswego Speedway in upstate New York, starring the DIRTcar pro stocks, dirt sportsmans, small block and big block modifieds. Thanks to NASCAR having two …

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4 Burning Questions: It’s the Great Peacock, Charlie Brown!

Chase Elliot leads a pack of cars in a NASCAR Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Will the NASCAR Cup Series eventually exclusively have races on Peacock? This week NBC revealed it will be streaming the final three Cup races of the season on Peacock. The move comes after a fiasco last week when NBC reportedly attempted to force Youtube TV to bundle Peacock as part of all of its packages. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: No One Safe Heading to Martinsville

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After Tate Fogleman’s victory Saturday (Oct. 2) at Talladega Superspeedway, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Martinsville Speedway on the verge of its first playoff round with three non-postseason-eligible winners. Christian Eckes‘ triumph at Las Vegas Motor Speedway kicked off the Round of 8, leaving only Martinsville on Oct. 30 to decide the Championship …

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NASCAR Suspends Truck Series Crew Chief Indefinitely For Behavioral Violation

Kris Wright Talladega 2021

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Eddie Troconis, crew chief for Kris Wright’s No. 02 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, has been suspended by NASCAR indefinitely for a behavioral violation. According to the penalty report from NASCAR, Troconis violated sections 12.8.1.c of the rulebook. A violation of that section can be attributed to any of the following: Physical confrontation …

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The Underdog House: Bubba Wallace Leads Talladega Sweep for First-Time Winners

Erik Jones races in the 2021 TellaWood 500 at Talladega. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog: Bubba Wallace They say anything can happen at Talladega Superspeedway. And by anything, they mean ANYTHING. Be it red flags for crashes and rain, a lack of daylight, big crashes, or a spin to win, Talladega contained it all in chaotic ways this weekend. Starting with the NASCAR Cup Series’ YellaWood 500 (Oct. …

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Talladega Wrecks Mar Chevy Silverado 250 for Playoff & Non-Playoff Drivers Alike

Chevy Silverado 250

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

LINCOLN, Ala. – The box score in the future will tell you that Young’s Motorsports’ Tate Fogleman won the Camping World Truck Series Chevy Silverado 250 Saturday (Oct. 2) at Talladega Superspeedway. It is his first career victory in the series. Despite the surprise winner, the race will likely be remembered for the sheer amount …

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