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Truckin’ Thursdays: Will There Be More Than 10 NASCAR Truck Winners This Season?

Carson Hocevar sits on his NASCAR Truck Series Chevrolet on pit road at Gateway. (Photo: NKP)

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Could the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series produce more than 10 different NASCAR Truck winners during its 16-race 2022 regular season sprint to the playoffs?

Parker Kligerman Escapes Chaos, Falls Just Short at Daytona

2022 Trucks Daytona qualifying Parker Kligerman, No. 75 Henderson Motorsports Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

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Parker Kligerman escaped the Big One by inches. And on the race’s final restart, he was one move away from having a legitimate shot at winning the NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

Kligerman shoved Zane Smith to the lead in the outside lane on the first lap of a green-white-checkered restart with a perfect tandem draft…

Truckin’ Thursdays: Why Is Respect an Issue in Truck Series Today?

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“There’s a complete lack of respect everywhere, all over the place.” – Kyle Busch Respect. It’s such a simple word, yet it’s become such a hot topic in recent weeks in NASCAR and, more specifically, in the Camping World Truck Series. Coming out of last weekend’s trip to Martinsville Speedway, plenty of drivers left upset …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Where’s the Respect in the Truck Series?

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The Truck race on Saturday (Oct. 30) was a you-know-what show. Why has the respect gone down considerably in recent years? – Dan I., Knoxville, Iowa The Camping World Truck Series has been trending this way for a couple years and especially in recent weeks. But it seems to have come to a boiling point …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Kansas Provides Better Racing, New Issues for NBC Sports

Martin Truex Jr.’s No. 19, Chase Elliott’s No. 9, Alex Bowman’s No. 48 and Joey Logano’s No. 22 race four-wide at Kansas Speedway in the fall 2021 NASCAR Cup series race, NKP

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After a fairly unsatisfactory race at Texas Motor Speedway, viewers got a much more enjoyable race to watch Sunday (Oct. 24) at Kansas Speedway. However, there were problems early. Hollywood Casino 400 Knowing that the race started about 14 minutes after the Formula 1 race, then almost immediately got red-flagged due to lightning, I do …

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The Underdog House: Bubba Wallace Stays on the Yellow Brick Road in Kansas

Bubba Wallace fixes his helmet at 2021 NASCAR Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, NKP

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Top Dog: Bubba Wallace One of the focal issues of the playoffs thus far has been the atmosphere between non-playoff drivers and playoff drivers. It is what separates NASCAR from any other sport and has been existent each year of the current system. However, 2021 has seemed to play that hand more than any other …

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Podcast: Parker Kligerman On Balancing Racing with TV, Desire To Run Full-Time

Parker Kligerman joins Davey Segal for the Frontstretch Podcast to talk about the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

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Parker Kligerman joins Davey Segal ahead of his return to NASCAR Cup Series competition this weekend at Kansas Speedway for Gaunt Brothers Racing. He explains how the deal came together, how he’s able to balance his NBC Sports work, racing and track ownership, what he’d like to do for the 2022 season and more, including …

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Frontstretch 5: Most Exciting Championship Battles in ARCA History

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NASCAR may have three more weeks of racing left in 2021, but for the ARCA Menards Series, a new champion will be crowned this Friday (Oct. 22) night at Kansas Speedway. Ty Gibbs and Corey Heim have been the cream of the crop in ARCA this year. The two young drivers have won a combined …

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Parker Kligerman Scores Top 5 at Watkins Glen: ‘It’s Pretty Awesome’

Parker Kligerman stands next to his truck at 2021 Daytona I race Photo NKP

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Before he could even appreciate his top-five finish in the United Rentals 176 at Watkins Glen International on Saturday afternoon (Aug. 7), Parker Kligerman emerged on pit road with a NBC polo and headset, chatting with Justin Allgaier before heading off to his other job. Allgaier was curious about Kligerman’s tweet, advertising $1 hoodies through …

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