NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Couch Potato Tuesday: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Shines in the Broadcast Booth

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Talladega is always an interesting race weekend.  Where the camera focuses is less of an issue than normal because most of the field sticks together.  However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that everything is perfect. Hellmann’s 500 Sunday brought on another cutoff race for the Sprint Cup Series at Talladega.  Stomachs were churning, people dealt with …

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Cameron Hayley Falls Just Short of Critical Chicago Win

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Would Cameron Hayley have wrecked Kyle Busch for a win and trip to the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase? Maybe. We’ll never know. Hayley found himself restarting outside of Busch in NASCAR Overtime in Friday’s American Ethanol E15 250, but the Canadian fell behind Busch when fourth-place Tyler Reddick  –who also needed a …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Cameron Hayley More Confident with ThorSport Racing

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As the inaugural Chase for the Camping World Truck Series approaches, many drivers are in a must win situation heading into Chicagoland this Friday, the last race before the playoffs begin. In recent months drivers such as Ben Kennedy and Christopher Bell have been victorious, stamping their name in the history books as part of the …

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Hayley, Reddick Search for First Victory As Inaugural Truck Chase Nears

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(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

With three races remaining before the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase and just two spots on points left in the playoff field, the mantra for the series’ winless drivers is simple. Win or go home. That was the sentiment echoed Friday by championship hopefuls Tyler Reddick and Cameron Hayley, who each saw their …

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Tyler Reddick, Cameron Hayley Top Truck Practices in Michigan

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Tyler Reddick‘s goal of winning in front of his sponsors might not be too far of a race with the speed the Californian showed in final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice. Reddick’s 38.765-second lap stood as the quickest time in the final practice session for Saturday’s Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway. Brett Moffitt …

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William Byron Wins Pocono; Becomes Winningest Truck Series Rookie

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While his fellow competitors slammed, spun and maneuvered through trouble behind him, William Byron set sail. Starting from pole after rain forced qualifying to be cancelled, the 18-year-old Kyle Busch Motorsports rookie led a race-high 44 of 60 laps to win the Pocono Mountains 150. The win is his fifth of the year, which breaks a …

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Ben Rhodes Quickest During First Practice at Iowa Speedway

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(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

Four days after losing 40 percent of its race shop, ThorSport Racing topped the speed chart in opening practice at Iowa Speedway. Three of the four team trucks were among the top 10 during the first practice at a racetrack since the incident. Practice One:  Looking for his first Camping World Truck Series victory, rookie Ben Rhodes paced the …

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Rookies and Veterans Fast in Truck Series Practices at Texas

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(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

After having the first of three practice sessions postponed due to NASCAR officials not being on the premises, the Camping World Truck Series finally got on track Thursday evening. It was a mixture of youth and experience that laid down quick laps in each session. Matt Crafton, two time winner at Texas, led the first …

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Cameron Hayley Tops 2015 Lucas Oil 150 Truck Practice at Phoenix

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Canadian youngster Cameron Hayley topped the charts for the sole NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session for Friday’s Lucas Oil 150. Hayley’s top speed was 137.477 mph, besting Erik Jones and Brandon Jones in the session. 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion William Byron, looking to make his series debut Friday, was fourth …

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ThorSport Racing Leads 2015 WinStar World Casino 350 Practice Sessions at Texas

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It was ThorSport Racing’s day at Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday, as two of the team’s four drivers led both NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice sessions. In the first practice, defending champion Matt Crafton paced the field at a speed of 179.862 mph. Crafton topped Mexican driver Daniel Suarez and Spencer Gallagher in the session. Brandon …

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