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Truckin’ Thursdays: Will There Be More Than 10 NASCAR Truck Winners This Season?

Carson Hocevar sits on his NASCAR Truck Series Chevrolet on pit road at Gateway. (Photo: NKP)

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Could the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series produce more than 10 different NASCAR Truck winners during its 16-race 2022 regular season sprint to the playoffs?

Tracking the Trucks: Zane Smith Wins Daytona in Overtime Finish

2022 Trucks Daytona Zane Smith trophy (Credit: NKP)

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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.

Truckin’ Thursdays: Previewing the 2022 Truck Series Season

NASCAR Truck Series Daytona

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More than three months since the conclusion of the 2021 season, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is just over a week away from embarking on its 2022 venture. Look ahead of the season here.

Christian Eckes Returning Full Time for ThorSport

2021 Trucks Las Vegas Christian Eckes Checkered Flag (Credit: NKP)

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After running a part-time schedule with ThorSport Racing in 2021, Christian Eckes will move to full time for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team in 2022, ThorSport announced Feb. 3. Eckes will pilot the No. 98, which he drove in 10 races in 2021, splitting the ride with Grant Enfinger. He scored one win, …

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Frontstretch 5: Most Exciting Championship Battles in ARCA History

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NASCAR may have three more weeks of racing left in 2021, but for the ARCA Menards Series, a new champion will be crowned this Friday (Oct. 22) night at Kansas Speedway. Ty Gibbs and Corey Heim have been the cream of the crop in ARCA this year. The two young drivers have won a combined …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Potential Playoff Spoilers at Martinsville Speedway

Johnny Sauter NKP

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After back-to-back races to open the Camping World Truck Series Round of 8 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, the series continues to sit idle while the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series work their way through their respective playoffs to get to Martinsville Speedway in a few weeks. Christian Eckes and Tate Fogleman …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: No One Safe Heading to Martinsville

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After Tate Fogleman’s victory Saturday (Oct. 2) at Talladega Superspeedway, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Martinsville Speedway on the verge of its first playoff round with three non-postseason-eligible winners. Christian Eckes‘ triumph at Las Vegas Motor Speedway kicked off the Round of 8, leaving only Martinsville on Oct. 30 to decide the Championship …

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Christian Eckes Scores 1st Career Win in Chaotic Las Vegas Truck Series Race

2021 Trucks Las Vegas Christian Eckes Victory Lane (Credit: NKP)

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A wild night of racing saw Christian Eckes hold off teammate Ben Rhodes for his first career Camping World Truck Series win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday night (Sept. 24). A late spin from Carson Hocevar set up a five-lap shootout to the finish where Eckes outdueled Todd Gilliland on the final restart to …

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What Success Do ARCA Champions Find in NASCAR?

Bret Holmes, driver of the #23 Golden Eagle Syrup Chevrolet celebrates winning the 2020 series championship during the Speediatrics 150 for the ARCA Menards Series at Kansas Speedway on Friday, October 16, 2020. (Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Entering the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on April 10, there has not yet been a two-time winner in the series this year. Parity also exists in the ARCA Menards Series, which completed two races before St. Patrick’s Day. There also has not been a back-to-back champion in the main ARCA series since …

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