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Ben Rhodes Scores Martinsville Pole in Truck Series

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For the second time, Ben Rhodes will start from pole at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday (March 24). Winning his first career Camping World Truck Series pole here in 2016, the third-year Thorsport Racing driver repeats the performance in 2018, starting first for Saturday’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250. In a 1-2 sweep for Thorsport, Matt Crafton …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Scores 2nd Career Win in Atlanta

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In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt scored his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory Saturday afternoon when he took the checkered flag 1.326 seconds ahead of Noah Gragson in the Active Pest Control 200. The driver of the No. 16 Toyota led just the final two laps in an overtime finish to bring Hattori …

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Ben Rhodes, No. 41 Team Penalized for Ride-Height Violation

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NASCAR has penalized Camping World Truck Series driver Ben Rhodes and the ThorSport Racing No. 41 Ford for a ride-height violation following last Friday’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway, the sanctioning body announced Wednesday (Feb. 21). Rhodes and the No. 41 will each lose 10 points in the driver and owner standings. …

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Ben Rhodes Leads Second Truck Series Practice at Daytona

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After turning an early lap time of 192.897 mph, Ben Rhodes led the way in second Camping World Truck Series practice at Daytona International Speedway. The No. 41 truck finished .198 seconds ahead of Justin Haley, who finished the practice with the second quickest time (192.082 mph). 2016 Truck Series champion Johnny Sauter was third …

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Tracking the Trucks: Chase Briscoe Scores 1st Career Win at Homestead-Miami Speedway

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In a Nutshell: Chase Briscoe put on a clinic at Homestead-Miami Speedway as he took the checkered flag ahead of Christopher Bell to score his first career win. Starting on the pole, the driver of the No. 29 Ford led a race-high 81 of 134 laps en route to Victory Lane. Johnny Sauter, Ryan Truex, …

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Austin Cindric Moving on From Ben Rhodes Crash: ‘I Have Bigger Fish to Fry’

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Austin Cindric will race for a championship in his rookie NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But how he got here has raised questions on his chances to win it all. Following a hard crash by playoff contender Ben Rhodes last weekend at Phoenix International Raceway — one that began off …

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Pace Laps: Brad Keselowski Advances to Homestead, William Byron Scores Another Victory

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Brad Keselowski Sneaks into Championship 4 – When they bumped, banged, passed and wrecked in the distance, the view became clear for Brad Keselowski: milk it home and you’re going to Homestead-Miami Speedway. From the drop of the green flag in the Can-Am 500, a position in the Championship 4 …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Goes Back-to-Back With Phoenix Win

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In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter took his second straight win when he beat John Hunter Nemechek to the checkered flag in the Lucas Oil 150 Friday night at Phoenix Raceway. The driver of the No. 21 Chevrolet took advantage of a two-lap shootout after teammates Noah Gragson and Christopher Bell brought out the third red …

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Johnny Sauter Wins Wild Lucas Oil 150, Championship 4 Decided

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Two drivers battled it out in the end for the victory but, those two weren’t the ones everyone were expecting. After making contact with his teammate Noah Gragson, Christopher Bell lost the race he had absolutely dominated after he hit the wall. Bell’s pit stop meant that the race came down to Johnny Sauter and John …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Punches Championship Ticket at Texas

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In A Nutshell: Johnny Sauter took the lead with 13 laps to go when John Hunter Nemechek ran out of fuel.  From there, the defending Camping World Truck Series champion held off Austin Cindric to take his third win of the season.  The victory locks him into the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in two …

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