NASCAR Race Weekend Central

The Frontstretch 5: Great Things About NASCAR’s Lower Divisions, Areas of Opportunity

Field Enters Turn Three After Final Restart of Iowa 250 pres. by Enogen

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

1. Standalone races Races like the XFINITY/Truck show at Iowa last weekend used to be much more common, but the ones that are still on the schedule often end up being among the best races of the season in any series. Some of that has to do with the venues, but it’s also because the …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Notches 1st Win at Iowa Speedway

Brett Moffitt celebrates his win at Iowa Speedway in 2018. (Photo: NKP)

Brett Moffitt celebrating his Iowa win (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: After adding new sponsorship this week in Destiny Homes, Brett Moffitt made his second 2018 trip to NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Victory Lane when he took the checkered flag 0.333 seconds ahead of Noah Gragson to win the M&M’s 200 at Iowa Speedway Saturday night. Moffitt outlasted a last-lap slide job …

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Brett Moffitt Earns Field-of-Dreams Victory at Iowa

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(Photo: Christian Koelle)

When you enter the Iowa Speedway from the tunnel in Turns 3 and 4, you’ll find two rows of corn and a sign that states “Infield of Dreams.” That saying hasn’t been any truer than in the last two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events at Iowa. Last season, John Hunter Nemechek entered this race …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 5 Winless Drivers Who Could Leave Texas Victorious

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(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

The Camping World Truck Series returns to the track this Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway (June 8). In its most recent outing, the series descended on Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ All-Star Race weekend and Johnny Sauter left with a third win to his credit in just seven races …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Sports 1 Pimps New NASCAR Package

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

All-Star Weekend is typically the time of year where NASCAR likes to throw things out there.  In the past, the Monster Energy All-Star Race saw the creation of segments, inversions, eliminations, and mandatory pit stops that required a pen and paper to determine who was going to line up where. 2018 brought even more shenanigans. …

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Matt Crafton and Dalton Sergeant Top CWTS Practices at Charlotte

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Noah Gragson may be of the hottest young drivers in NASCAR right now, but he spent the first Camping World Truck Series practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway chasing series veterans.  Two-time CWTS champion Matt Crafton led the way with a top speed of 181.129.MPH.  The 2016 Champ Johnny Sauter was second with a fast lap …

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Matt Crafton Fastest in Sole Practice Session at Kansas

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Matt Crafton led the way in the sole NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday (May 11). When mother nature intervened with heavy thunderstorms early in the morning, NASCAR was forced to cancel the first session. During the lone practice, Crafton turned a 177.626 mph lap putting his Ford on the top of the speed charts. …

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Justin Haley, Matt Crafton, Grant Enfinger Lead Martinsville Truck Practices

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(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

Following three practices for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Martinsville Speedway on Friday (March 23), three different drivers led the way in advance of Saturday’s (March 24) Alpha Energy Solutions 250. Justin Haley and Matt Crafton led the way in first and second practice, while Grant Enfinger paced final practice. Haley was fastest …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Takeaways From Daytona Headed into Atlanta

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

1. The End of an Era When the checkered flag flew to conclude the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season-opener at Daytona International Speedway, FDNY Racing’s tenure in the series ended. The team, formerly known as Jim Rosenblum Racing, fielded cars from 1983 – 1993 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series before shutting down …

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ThorSport Racing Switches to Ford for 2018

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(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Monday morning, ThorSport Racing announced that the team will field Ford F-150s full-time in the Camping World Truck Series in 2018.  The move comes on the heels of ThorSport leaving Toyota last week after six seasons. The move allows Ford to maintain a proper presence in the Camping World Truck Series after the closure …

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