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Tracking the Trucks: 2009 Copart 200 at Milwaukee

In a Nutshell: Ron Hornaday Jr. took the checkered flag 1.039 seconds ahead of Dennis Setzer to win the rain delayed Copart 200 Saturday afternoon (June 20) at the Milwaukee Mile. Hornaday held onto the lead on the final restart with just eight laps remaining to score his 41st career victory. Brian Scott, Todd Bodine …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: News Around the Truck Series

After the longest break on the 2009 schedule, the Camping World Truck Series returns to the track this weekend at Kansas Speedway. There are 37 trucks listed on the entry list, and despite preseason fears of short fields, this will be the fifth consecutive full field this season. Last season the Truck Series saw short …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 NASCAR Drivers NOT in Sprint Cup

With NASCAR’s off week in full swing, it presented an opportunity for the Frontstretch experts to do something a little different. Instead of grading the Cup guys, we took a look at those drivers who often get shunned from the spotlight these days, the drivers exclusive to the Nationwide and Camping World Truck series desperate …

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It’s Not a Sport, It’s a Business: The Start & Park Phenomenon Threatening NASCAR’s Future

At Fontana just a few short weeks ago, millions of NASCAR fans everywhere breathed a sigh of relief. After offseason talk there wouldn’t be enough teams to fill the field in each of its top-three divisions, the Cup, Nationwide and Truck series divisions all had enough cars to fill an entry list for the second …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top-15 Free Agents for 2009

With the off week in full swing, it presented an opportunity for the Frontstretch experts to do something a little different. Instead of grading the Cup guys, we took a look at those drivers who often get shunned from the spotlight these days… the drivers exclusive to the Nationwide and Camping World Truck series desperate …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: 2008 Truck Series Preview Part II

Last week we talked about Craftsman leaving the Truck Series, team mergers and splits, and the 2008 rookie class. This week, we examine which drivers find themselves with new teams during the offseason and what to expect from the series. Jack Sprague, winner of the 2007 season opener at Daytona, joined Kevin Harvick Inc. and …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: Truck Series’ Final Showdown for 2007

This is it. This is what you’ve been waiting all season for. Tonight, someone is going to be crowned the 2007 Craftsman Truck Series champion. In the very first “battle of the grandfathers” Ron Hornaday Jr. and Mike Skinner will face off for the final time. Going into the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Skinner …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: A 3rd Driver in the 2007 Truck Series Title Mix

Just when you thought the Truck Series points race couldn’t get more exciting, the Smith’s Las Vegas 350 did just that. The combination of a dominating win by Travis Kvapil and a blown tire for Ron Hornaday Jr. has tightened up the points race just a little more… opening the door to make it a …

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