Race Weekend Central

Carson Hocevar Quest for First Win Continues After Consecutive Runner-up Finishes

2022 Trucks Darlington Carson Hocevar, No. 42 Niece Motorsports Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

DARLINGTON, S.C. -Earning your first stage win? Check. Earning your first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win? Carson Hocevar again came up just one spot short. On lap 92 out of the total 149 laps ran on Friday (May 6) night’s Dead On Tools 200 at Darlington Raceway, Hocevar crossed the line to win his …

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NASCAR 101: The 5 Best — & 5 Worst — 2022 Throwback Schemes

Jeffrey Earnhardt Brandon Gdovic racing 2021 Darlington NASCAR Xfinity, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Let’s check out which NASCAR throwback schemes for Darlington rank among the best and worst for the weekend.

Tracking the Trucks: Ben Rhodes Slide Jobs Into Late Lead to Win Bristol Dirt Race

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ben Rhodes overtook both John Hunter Nemechek and Carson Hocevar with less than five laps to go on his way to win his first Truck Series victory of 2022 in the dirt race at Bristol.

Ben Rhodes Reigns Supreme, Sweeps All 3 Stages on Bristol Dirt

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It was a full day of racing Saturday at Bristol, capped off with the Pinty’s Truck Race on Dirt. When the dust settled, the smoke cleared and the trucks got unstuck, it was Ben Rhodes who claimed supremacy, winning the first two stages and rallying late to win the race as well.

Tracking the Trucks: Zane Smith Wins Daytona in Overtime Finish

2022 Trucks Daytona Zane Smith trophy (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Zane Smith started the 2022 season with a new team, new number, new manufacturer and a win at Daytona International Speedway. After starting in 20th, the 22-year-old had found himself in the lead when the caution flag waved shortly after taking the white flag. Ben Rhodes finished runner-up and was followed by teammate Christian Eckes, Tanner Gray, and Parker Kligerman in the top five.

2021 NASCAR Rookie Roundup: How’d the New Guys (& Gal) Do?

Ty Gibbs celebrates in victory lane after winning 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race at Kansas, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The 2021 season has come to a close, and with it ends the rookie seasons for the newcomers to the sport. All three NASCAR national series saw at least two Rookie of the Year contenders, and in the case of the Xfinity and Camping World Truck series, there were four apiece. With over a dozen …

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