Race Weekend Central

Christian Eckes and Brett Moffitt Lead Gateway Friday Practices

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

The Toyotas of Christian Eckes and Brett Moffitt led the way in Friday’s practice sessions at Gateway. NASCAR had three practice sessions slated for Friday but rain forced NASCAR to reschedule final practice for Saturday morning. Even with the uncooperative weather, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series still got a chance to show their stuff …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Notches 1st Win at Iowa Speedway

Brett Moffitt celebrates his win at Iowa Speedway in 2018. (Photo: NKP)

Brett Moffitt celebrating his Iowa win (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: After adding new sponsorship this week in Destiny Homes, Brett Moffitt made his second 2018 trip to NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Victory Lane when he took the checkered flag 0.333 seconds ahead of Noah Gragson to win the M&M’s 200 at Iowa Speedway Saturday night. Moffitt outlasted a last-lap slide job …

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Teddy Roosevelt and Stock Car Racing: A Corollary

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Teddy Roosevelt once said, “It is not the critic who counts. Not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, …

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Entry List: M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General Store

(Photo: Brett Moist/NKP)

For Saturday night’s M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General Store, 35 teams have posted entries.  As a result, three teams will be forced to leave Iowa Speedway with their tails between their legs after failing to qualify. There are some changes of note.  Tanner Thorson is back in Young’s Motorsports’ No. 20 Chevrolet, replacing Tyler …

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Christian Eckes to Make Truck Debut With Kyle Busch Motorsports

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Kyle Busch Motorsports is adding another up-and-coming driver to their racing stable, as Christian Eckes announced on SiriusXM’s Tradin’ Paint Thursday (April 26) that he will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Iowa Speedway on June 16 as part of a four-race deal. This is something I’ve been looking forward to for …

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