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Niece Motorsports Survives Daytona Carnage, Earns 2 Top-10 Finishes

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Daytona International Speedway, February 2019. (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Surviving the carnage that was the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway were Ross Chastain and Timothy Peters, both drivers of Niece Motorsports trucks. Chastain wheeled his No. 45 truck to a third-place finish, while Peters scored an eighth-place result despite being involved in a wreck with five laps remaining. “I feel like …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy 250


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The newly re-branded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series opens its season on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway with the NextEra Energy Resources 250.  40 trucks are entered this weekend, meaning eight will go home after qualifying. There are many changes in the Truck Series this season, with several faces in new places. …

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Niece Motorsports Nabs Timothy Peters for First 3 Truck Races


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Timothy Peters will pilot Niece Motorsports’ No. 44 Chevrolet Silverado for the first three races of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the team announced Thursday, Jan. 31. Peters will carry sponsorship backing from the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation for the season-opening NextEra Energy 250 at  Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 15. Additional sponsorship …

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Timothy Peters Looking For Ride After Talladega Win

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From 2009 to 2016, Timothy Peters was a fixture in the Camping World Truck Series. The Danville, Va. native won 10 races and finished in the top 10 in points every year during that timeframe, including a runner-up points finish in 2012. Peters was also one of CWTS’ inaugural Championship 4 to compete for the …

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Timothy Peters Returns to Talladega Victory Lane, Playoff Chaos Ensues

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When GMS Racing put Timothy Peters on the Talladega Superspeedway entry list for the team’s No. 25 truck, he immediately became someone to beat. The former full-time Camping World Truck Series driver is a 10-time winner in the series, including two at Talladega. Make those numbers 11 and three, as Peters won the FR8Auctions 250 …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Drivers to Watch at Las Vegas Motor Speedway


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After three weeks off, the Camping World Truck Series drivers return to the track this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to kick off a triple-header with the NASCAR XFINITY Series and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. On Friday (Sept. 14), 38 teams will fight for 32 spots to make the race and eight …

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Justin Haley Wins Another Last-Corner Thriller at CTMP

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Rule No. 1 in motor racing? Don’t wreck your teammate. Well, the final corner of Sunday’s (Aug. 26) Camping World Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park saw Kyle Busch Motorsports teammates Noah Gragson and Todd Gilliland crash from the race lead. And here came Justin Haley. With Gragson pushing his No. 18 Toyota …

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Entry List: Coke Zero Sugar 400

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This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Daytona International Speedway for the second time this season on Saturday, July 7. 41 cars are on the preliminary entry list, and there are several changes to note. StarCom Racing will field two cars this weekend.  Joey Gase will pilot the No. 00 while Landon …

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Entry List: North Carolina Education Lottery 200

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For Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200, there are currently 38 trucks entered.  As a result, there will be six teams that will be forced to retreat without racing. The biggest change of the week is that Todd Gilliland is now the full-time driver of the No. 4 for Kyle …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Talladega Edition

Ryan Newman in the garage at Chicagoland Speedway, September 2017. Photo: NKP

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What happened this weekend when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series traveled to the largest track on the circuit for the GEICO 500? The short answer is that Joey Logano won at Talladega Superspeedway for the third time in his career. It was the first 2018 victory for Team Penske, and Logano became the sixth …

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