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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Potential Playoff Spoilers at Martinsville Speedway

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(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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Truckin’ Thursdays: No One Safe Heading to Martinsville

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

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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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What Success Do ARCA Champions Find in NASCAR?

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Bret Holmes, driver of the #23 Golden Eagle Syrup Chevrolet celebrates winning the 2020 series championship during the Speediatrics 150 for the ARCA Menards Series at Kansas Speedway on Friday, October 16, 2020. (Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Entering the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on April 10, there has not yet been a two-time winner in the series this year. Parity also exists in the ARCA Menards Series, which completed two races before St. Patrick’s Day. There also has not been a back-to-back champion in the main ARCA series since …

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Camping World to Back Grant Enfinger, Others in Truck Series Race at Las Vegas

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(Photo: Marcus Lemonis Twitter)

Update (March 5): Marcus Lemonis has posted to Twitter the full roster of Camping World-sponsored trucks racing this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In all, 10 trucks will carry the scheme. pic.twitter.com/7f3Kz5Kbum — Marcus Lemonis (@marcuslemonis) March 5, 2021 Original: Truck Series sponsor Camping World will back Grant Enfinger in Friday night’s race at …

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4 Burning Questions: Now With 35% Less Jimmie Johnson

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Is this really going to be the “best season ever”? That’s FOX Sports’ tagline for its coverage of NASCAR Cup Series action in 2021, at least. While I wouldn’t go that far, there definitely are some interesting things to watch out for this year. Perhaps the biggest test for these race teams is setting themselves …

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Christian Eckes, Grant Enfinger Splitting ThorSport No. 98

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ThorSport Racing is making two major changes to its four NASCAR Camping World Truck Series trucks in 2021, including one new addition to its stable. Christian Eckes will join the team in a part-time role in 2021, sharing the No. 98 with its previous full-time driver, Grant Enfinger, ThorSport announced Feb. 4. Additionally, ThorSport’s fleet …

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What’s Left of the 2020-2021 Silly Season

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Over the years, the term Silly Season has become a popular expression in the racing world. It’s the time of year where NASCAR drivers in a contract year try to figure out where they’ll land for the following season. For fans, it’s highly anticipated. For drivers, not so much. With the current economic landscape, many …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Closing the Door on an Unforgettable 2020 Season

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It’s hard to believe but the 2020 Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series has come to an end, and there’s really only one way to describe this season: Unforgettable. The season opened normally enough at Daytona International Speedway with the usual wreck fest followed by a finish that saw Grant Enfinger edge Jordan Anderson by mere …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Matt Tifft on New Cup Team

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a long weekend of racing at Texas Motor Speedway that saw Kyle Busch score his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, 77 hours after the green flag was thrown. Why was this an emotional win for Busch, who now has at least one …

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