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Entry List: JEGS 200

The Camping World Truck Series has been off for the last month since Martinsville.  That ends on Thursday when teams pull into Dover International Speedway for Friday’s JEGS 200.  34 teams are currently entered for the race. Driver change-wise, Joe Nemechek returns to the No. 8 NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet, replacing …

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David Gilliland Claims Pole For Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250

The younger generation of racers has not yet completely taken over. 41-year-old David Gilliland swept both rounds of qualifying to win the pole for Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway (Feb. 16). Gilliland’s speed of 183.610 mph was enough to win his first career Camping World Truck …

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The Underdog House: Small NASCAR Teams Finding Relief – Sort of – Approaching Daytona 500

Think Small While most of the sport’s television time goes directly toward big teams with great speed and large personalities — and rightfully so, to an extent — Sunday’s 60th running of the Daytona 500 will have a heavy populous of tiny organizations. Many of these small NASCAR teams, despite …

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Newly Formed DGR-CROSLEY Acquires Assets of Red Horse Racing

David Gilliland announced that his late model team, David Gilliland Racing (DGR) has merged with the CROSLEY Racing Group.  The resulting entity, DGR-CROSLEY, has acquired the assets of former Camping World Truck Series team Red Horse Racing. The team will operate from Red Horse Racing’s former shop and field teams …

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Ricky Benton Racing Announces Daytona 500 Attempt, David Gilliland to Drive

Wednesday has been a busy day for David Gilliland.  Earlier, he was announced as the driver for Kyle Busch Motorsports’ No. 4 in the Camping World Truck Series’ season opener at Daytona.  Now, he has a ride for the Daytona 500 with Ricky Benton Racing as well. The part-time team …

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Todd Gilliland to Run For Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year With KBM

Todd Gilliland is set to compete for Rookie of the Year honors in the Camping World Truck Series in 2018, fresh off back-to-back NASCAR K&N Pro Series West championships. The 17-year-old will run the No. 4 truck for Kyle Busch Motorsports in 19 events, skipping four of the first six …

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The Underdog House: Smaller NASCAR Teams Could Use Factory Support

Think Small It’s a given that NASCAR’s small teams don’t have the money and equipment that the bigger ones do. But a closer look reveals there is another piece of the puzzle missing many people don’t think about: factory support. While several of the smaller teams do have alliances with larger …

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The Underdog House: Tracking NASCAR’s Small Teams from Daytona to Kentucky

What makes a small team? I’m frequently asked how to categorize NASCAR’s teams. I look at a couple of things when I make the list each spring: budget and performance.  Small teams simply don’t have the budgets of the larger ones, even middle-tier organizations.  They may have alliances with bigger teams, …

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