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Off the Wall With: Daniel Hemric

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In the spotlight this week: Camping World Truck Series driver Daniel Hemric. What’s fun besides racing? Daniel Hemric: Race, and work on racecars. What’s the top item on your bucket list? Hemric: Skydive without someone hooked to me. Your go-to on movie night is: Hemric: Days of Thunder. What’s one item that’s always in your …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 American Ethanol E15 225 at Chicagoland

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In a Nutshell: After rain turned the American Ethanol E15 225 into a Saturday morning race, John Hunter Nemechek took the win by finishing 12.014 seconds ahead of Tyler Reddick. The 18-year-old led just the final two laps after Kyle Larson ran out of fuel to score his first career victory. Timothy Peters, Daniel Suarez …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: How’s the Rookie Class Looking?

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Canadian Tire Motorsport Park - Day 1

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For much of the 2015 Camping World Truck Series season, the spotlight has been on rookie Erik Jones, who has been burning up the track and currently leads Matt Crafton and Tyler Reddick in the championship standings. But Jones isn’t the only rookie out there on the track; he just happens to be outshining the …

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Tracking The Trucks: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Bowmanville

BOWMANVILLE, ON - AUGUST 30: Erik Jones, driver of the #4 Toyota Toyota, races with Cole Custer, driver of the #00 Haas Automation Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on August 30, 2015 in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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In a Nutshell: Left turns, right turns, beating and banging, and one of the brightest talents in NASCAR snatching the victory. Erik Jones held off the road-racing expert Alex Tagliani to celebrate in Victory Lane for the second time in 2015 and sixth time in his Camping World Truck Series career. Matt Crafton’s fight for a …

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Erik Jones Grabs 1st Road-Course Win in 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 250 in Canada

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Canadian Tire Motorsport Park - Day 1

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Erik Jones won the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park after Alex Tagliani – chasing him for the win on the final lap – lost fourth gear and fell to fifth. Leading 19 laps around the 2.459-mile road course, Jones won for the second time in 2015, and sixth time in his Camping World …

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Daniel Hemric Tops Opening 2015 Careers for Veterans 200 Practice in Michigan

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Looking for his first-career win, Daniel Hemric led the field on a hot Friday practice session in Michigan. Hemric laid down a 38.917-second lap to top opening NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice for tomorrow’s Careers For Veterans 200 Presented by Cooper Standard and Brad Keselowski’s Checkered Flag Foundation. Cameron Hayley ended the session with …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 Up-And-Coming Drivers in Stock Car Racing

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The Sprint Cup Series might have had the weekend off, but the Frontstretch Power Rankings didn’t take a break. This week, we are featuring the top up-and-coming drivers in stock car competition. It’s hard to argue that racing does not have a bright future with the number of drivers emerging from local tracks, earning opportunities …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton scored his third victory in seven races this season with a convincing half-second win over Daniel Suarez in Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. The driver of the No. 88 Menards Toyota held off a late-race side-by-side challenge from Suarez and led a race-high 77 laps en route …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Lucas Oil 200 at Dover

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In a Nutshell: Tyler Reddick and Erik Jones waged a side-by-side battle while fighting lapped traffic, but it was Reddick who came out victorious Friday evening at Dover International Speedway. In a race that was marred by several wrecks and a lot of torn-up equipment, Jones and Reddick took two and four tires, respectively, on …

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Daniel Hemric Earns 1st Career Top 5 in 2015 Lucas Oil 200 at Dover

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Nine races into his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career, Daniel Hemric has earned his first career top-five finish. The 2013 Southern Super Series champion finished fourth at Dover International Speedway for NTS Motorsports piloting the No. 14 truck. In what was a hectic week for the organization after announcing the No. 31 Chevrolet would …

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