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Tracking the Trucks: Christian Eckes Leads ThorSport Racing 1-2-3-4 Finish at Las Vegas

2021 Trucks Las Vegas Christian Eckes Checkered Flag (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

In a Nutshell: Christian Eckes scored his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in a chaotic Round of 8 opener at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday night (Sept. 24). In just his ninth start this season, the part-time driver of the No. 98 Toyota took advantage of a late-race restart to take the …

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Issues Plague Playoff Drivers, Mar Truck Series Race in Las Vegas

2021 Trucks Las Vegas Zane Smith, No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet, Pit Road (Credit: Steph Chambers/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

Photo: Steph Chambers/Getty Images via NASCAR Media

It took some time for chaos to strike the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ Victoria’s Voice Foundation 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, but once one playoff driver was involved in a crash, the dominoes kept falling. A whopping five of the eight championship competitors had issues, ended up sideways or wound up crashed on …

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Christian Eckes Scores 1st Career Win in Chaotic Las Vegas Truck Series Race

2021 Trucks Las Vegas Christian Eckes Victory Lane (Credit: NKP)

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A wild night of racing saw Christian Eckes hold off teammate Ben Rhodes for his first career Camping World Truck Series win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday night (Sept. 24). A late spin from Carson Hocevar set up a five-lap shootout to the finish where Eckes outdueled Todd Gilliland on the final restart to …

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4 Burning Questions: Rookie Report Card

Chase Briscoe at Charlotte, NKP

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How have the two NASCAR Cup Series rookies performed? Now that all three NASCAR national touring series have headed into the playoffs, it’s a good time to take a look at the rookies in each series and how they did this season, especially with just two of them actually in the playoffs. Unlike traditional classes, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: What’s Next for Sheldon Creed & Kyle Busch Motorsports?

Sheldon Creed

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Did you miss last Thursday’s (Sept. 16) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway? If you did, you missed what could become the beginnings of a rivalry as the season rides into its final four races. Let’s back up. In case you haven’t paid attention all season, John Hunter Nemechek has been …

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Podcast: Jack Wood on Rapid Progression With GMS, Bristol Drama & Disagreements

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Graphic: Jared Haas

GMS Racing’s Jack Wood joins Davey Segal to discuss how his surprise rookie season in the Camping World Truck Series has gone, his rapid progression to this point, how Josh Wise has helped him along the way and more, including what he’s learned and the question he gets more than anything else. Tom Bowles and …

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Frontstretch 5: Feuds That Could Brew Again in NASCAR Playoffs

NASCAR Brad Keselowski Kyle Busch

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This past weekend’s events at Bristol Motor Speedway brought out the best of moods for spectators and the worst of moods for the drivers. New feuds were born and they all may be something for fans to keep an eye on as these playoffs continue. Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick’s memorable post-race scrum at Bristol …

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John Hunter Nemechek Snags Pole for Las Vegas Truck Race

John Hunter Nemechek standing against his truck for 2021 NASCAR Trucks race at Nashville Superspeedway, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series begins the Round of 8 this week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. John Hunter Nemechek is on the pole for Friday’s (Sept. 24) event, the Victoria’s Voice Foundation 200. Nemechek finished third last week at Bristol Motor Speedway but currently leads the points standings. His Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate …

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Crew Chiefs for Martin Truex Jr., Aric Almirola Fined After Bristol Lug Nut Infractions

2021 Cup Bristol II Aric Almirola NKP

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The crew chiefs of the No. 19 of Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 10 of Aric Almirola have each been fined $10,000 following lug nut infractions found during post-race inspection in the NASCAR Cup Series on Sept. 18, NASCAR announced Sept. 21. Both Mike Bugarewicz of the Stewart-Haas Racing team and James Small of …

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Entry List: 2021 Victoria’s Voice Foundation 200

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday night (Sept. 24) as the Round of 8 drivers look to punch their ticket to the championship race in the Victoria’s Voice Foundation 200. Thirty-seven trucks are entered for the 200-mile event, guaranteeing them a spot barring any changes to the entry …

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