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Podcast: Derek Kraus On Up & Down Sophomore Truck Series Season

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Nashville Superspeedway marked the best race of Derek Kraus‘ career … but also his worst result of the season. He joins Davey Segal this week on the Frontstretch Podcast to relive his race in Music City, including the hardest hit he’s ever experienced in his racing career. Kraus chats about his season to date, the …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 3 Races Left to Set Playoff Field

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#26: Tyler Ankrum, GMS Racing, Chevrolet Silverado LiUNA!, #88: Matt Crafton, ThorSport Racing, Toyota Tundra Jack Links/Menards

Just three races remain on the 2021 Camping World Truck Series schedule before 10 drivers will face off in hopes of snagging this year’s championship. John Hunter Nemechek (four wins), Ben Rhodes (two wins), Sheldon Creed (one win) and Todd Gilliland (one win) have all locked themselves into this year’s playoffs with wins this season. …

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Todd Gilliland Snags Pole for Pocono Truck Race

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Todd Gilliland begins on the pole for Saturday’s (June 26) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway. The No. 38 Front Row Motorsports driver inherited the position after finishing second at Nashville Superspeedway last week. Gilliland starts next to GMS Racing’s Zane Smith on the front row; ThorSport Racing’s Ben Rhodes and Hattori …

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Doug Coby: ‘I Am Different Than What You Usually See’ In NASCAR Truck Series

Doug Coby stands at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2017 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race Photo: Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade NKP)

Six-time NASCAR Whelen Modified champion Doug Coby is living out a dream. His win in the series opener for SRX at Stafford Motor Speedway June 12 opened the eyes of many who had never heard of the 41-year-old dominating on short tracks throughout the northeast. While other Modified regulars, like Ryan Preece, got their shot …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: New Track, Same Winner as Larson Does It Again

Kyle Larson crosses the finish line at Nashville Superspeedway in the Ally 400, June 2021. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Larson is on the kind of run that doesn’t happen very often in NASCAR Cup Series racing. Dominance is frequent but it usually comes in the form of a driver winning many races in a year. The suffocating stranglehold of winning one race after another for weeks on end is a whole other level. …

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Entry List: 2021 CRC Brakleen 150

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to the Pocono Mountains for the CRC Brakleen 150 at Pocono Raceway. It will mark the 13th race of the season for NASCAR’s tailgaters. Thirty-nine trucks are entered, meaning all will qualify, barring any entry list changes. Howie DiSavino III is entered in Jordan Anderson Racing’s No. 3 …

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Hailie Deegan Proves She Belongs in SRX Runner-Up Finish at Knoxville

2021 SRX Knoxville Hailie Deegan car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

Photo: Tom Bowles

Of the three dirt ringers to show up at Knoxville Raceway on Saturday night (June 19) for the second ever SRX race, Hailie Deegan had the best showing. The Camping World Truck Series regular not only bested dirt racers Scott Bloomquist and Brian Brown. But Deegan ran neck-and-neck with eventual winner Tony Stewart, who was …

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Tracking the Trucks: Maiden Start, Maiden Win for Ryan Preece at Nashville

Ryan Preece celebrates his first NASCAR Truck win with a woohoo, holding up the guitar at Nashville. Red Hunt Brother Pizza firesuit. NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Ryan Preece hasn’t had the best luck in the NASCAR Cup Series this year, but everything fell his way in the Camping World Truck Series’ Friday (June 18) night race at Nashville Superspeedway. The Rackley Roofing 200 marked the first time the truckers had raced at the 1.333-mile superspeedway in a decade. Austin …

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Todd Gilliland Drives From Back to 2nd Place at Nashville

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Todd Gilliland is currently in the midst of a career-best year in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. His only finish outside the top 20 was a 31st-place finish in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Specifically, he has now finished inside the top 10 in four straight races, a streak that began with …

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Ryan Preece Wins Nashville Truck Race in 1st Start

Ryan Preece celebrates victory in the Rackley Roofing 200 at Nashville Superspeedway, June 2021. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Once again, a full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver has won in the lower series, but no, it isn’t Kyle Busch. Ryan Preece, in his very first career Camping World Truck Series start, took the lead within the final 10 laps to earn the victory in the series’ first race at Nashville Superspeedway since 2011. “I …

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