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Johnny Sauter Becomes All-Time Truck Winner at Martinsville

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Apparently, three grandfather clocks were not enough for Johnny Sauter. The 2016 Camping World Truck Series champion won the Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway on Friday afternoon (Oct. 27) for his fourth win at the paperclip. Sauter breaks a tie with Dennis Setzer, Mike Skinner and Kevin Harvick for the most wins at the …

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Kyle Larson Penalized for Damaged Vehicle Policy Violation

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

On Wednesday (Oct. 17), NASCAR released the weekly penalty report.  This week, the sanctioning body came down on Kyle Larson.  On Sunday, Larson blew a left rear tire on the backstretch and spun on lap 104.  Repairs were made to the CreditOne Chevrolet and Larson continued, eventually finishing 11th. In post-race inspection, it was discovered that …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the Drivers Who Made the Round of 6 After Talladega

Brett Moffitt (Photo: Christian Koelle)

A wild and crazy NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend set the Round of 6, as drivers inch ever closer to the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Every single playoff driver encountered some sort of issue throughout the race, and when the checkered flag flew, the championship battle was reduced …

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Friday Faceoff: Who’s in Playoff Danger?

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brad Keselowski’s third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win in a row on Sunday from Las Vegas Motor Speedway gives him an automatic bid to the Round of 12. Has his hot streak put him in the conversation as somebody that can truly challenge for the championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway? Mark Howell: There’s no better time …

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Johnny Sauter, Riley Herbst Pace Vegas Truck Practices

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Johnny Sauter and Riley Herbst led Thursday’s two practices for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the second race of the 2018 CWTS playoffs. Sauter put his GMS Racing Chevrolet on top of the leaderboard in the first practice with a top speed of 175.718 mph. …

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4 Burning Questions: Is GMS Racing Buying Furniture Row Racing?

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Is GMS Racing Buying Furniture Row Racing? The year of unpredictable events continued on Thursday (Aug. 23), with Adam Stern reporting that Furniture Row Racing is discussing possibly selling the operation to GMS Racing. Unclear whether @GMSRacingLLC would buy @FRRacingTeam’s charter/assets right away, or whether they could form a @Toyota alliance in ’19 before GMS …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Just Like Old Times, Kurt Busch Wins Bristol

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Who’s in the headline Kurt Busch owned Bristol at one point in time. He won five races there from 2002 through 2006, including three straight in 2003 and 2004. Since his fifth win in 2006, he didn’t have a single runner-up finish. Busch ran in the top 10 the majority of the night and made …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Victorious as the Playoff Field is Set at Bristol

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In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter took his fifth victory of 2018 at Bristol Motor Speedway Thursday night just 0.236 seconds ahead of Stewart Friesen. “I’m so proud of this team. I knew we had a great truck today,” Sauter said. “What a way to cap off the regular season with a win. I had to …

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Johnny Sauter Wins 5th Race of 2018 at Bristol

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Johnny Sauter clinched the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular-season title simply by starting the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The other four winners – Brett Moffitt, Justin Haley, Ben Rhodes and Noah Gragson – were also locked in at the race’s beginning, and Grant Enfinger was locked in via points at the …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Christopher Bell’s Series Return Among Storylines at Bristol

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

For the first time, the Camping World Truck Series will have a primetime broadcast this Thursday night (Aug. 16) at Bristol Motor Speedway. SO, Thursday's NASCAR Truck Series race on FOX not only is 1st series race in history to be scheduled for primetime on broadcast TV, but ALSO 1st #NASCAR race (of any series) …

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