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Brett Moffitt Wins Corrigan Oil 200 at Michigan

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

It was repeated many times during the telecast that the best truck may not win Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in Michigan International Speedway, and that is exactly what happened. Brett Moffitt was hanging around the top five all race long, certainly not the fastest truck compared to Stewart Friesen, Todd Gilliland, Noah …

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Kyle Busch Motorsports Sweep Gander Outdoors 150 Practices

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Kyle Busch and Noah Gragson led Friday’s (July 27) Camping World Truck Series practice sessions at Pocono Raceway. Busch turned a speed of 167.320 mph to lead the opening session while Gragson turned a 168.732 mph lap to lead final practice. Practice One Busch, who’s entering his final Truck Series race of the season, led …

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Did You Notice?: Exciting Racing & Good Sportsmanship Are Not Mutually Exclusive?

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Did You Notice? … how gracefully Kyle Larson accepted defeat? From erasing a more than three-second deficit to coming within striking distance, only to smack the wall, lose momentum and get another shot at Kyle Busch with some help from lap traffic, the driver of the No. 42 Chevrolet did everything he could to score …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Broadcaster Dale Earnhardt Jr. Comes to Play in Joliet

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/NKP)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series moved over to NBC Sports this past weekend for the rest of the 2018 season.  With that move comes some changes in production coverage, philosophy and talent. But the tweak everyone cares about, more than any other this decade is the addition of Dale Earnhardt Jr. to the booth …

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Beside the Rising Tide: A Heat Wave of NASCAR Random Thoughts

Today’s column (July 3) is based on empirical and indisputable fact. As I write this column at 10 o’clock Monday morning, it’s already 89 degrees and so humid you couldn’t strike a kitchen match. The G key on my keyboard sticks a little and my left index finger is sweating trying to type those Gs. …

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Pace Laps: Beating the Heat at Chicagoland Speedway

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Aric Almirola’s Stellar Run Derailed Lost in the excitement of the race finish in which Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson used every inch of the track – and each other – in an epic last-lap battle is Aric Almirola’s stellar run. For the first time since Daytona, the driver of …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Snags Chicagoland Victory

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

In a Nutshell: Just days ago, Brett Moffitt thought he would be sitting out Friday night’s Overton’s 225 at Chicagoland Speedway, and instead he was the one celebrating in Victory Lane after the checkered flag flew. Taking advantage of a last-lap pass on John Hunter Nemechek, who ultimately ended up running out of fuel and …

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Brett Moffitt Steals the Victory in Chicago

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is absolutely unpredictable. From the level of Brett Moffitt being at the track this weekend to the improbable last lap. The stars lined up for Moffitt as he stole his third victory of the season. Last lap HEROICS!!! @Brett_Moffitt wins at @ChicagolndSpdwy! Thank you @fr8auctions!! pic.twitter.com/GVg0qAmVGV — Hattori Racing …

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Brett Moffitt Secures Fr8 Auctions Sponsorship for Chicagoland

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Camping World Truck Series driver Brett Moffitt was unsure if his Hattori Racing Enterprises team would be able to run the full schedule this season. But Wednesday afternoon (June 27), HRE announced that they have received sponsorship from Fr8 Auctions and Northland Foundation, meaning the No. 16 Toyota Tundra will race at Chicagoland Speedway in …

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Truckin’ Thursday: Justin Haley, the First-Time Winner Shouldnʻt Surprise You

Justin Haley (Photo: NKP)

Haley A Star On The Rise Justin Haley picked up his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win Saturday night at Gateway Motorsports Park. Interestingly enough, Haley is the first driver to earn their initial Truck win at the 1.25 mile oval in Madison, Ill. Despite being only 19 years old, Haley is merely …

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