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Martin Truex, Jr. To Miss Friday Action at Michigan after Girlfriend’s Cancer Diagnosis

On Wednesday, Furniture Row Racing announced that driver Martin Truex, Jr. will sit out practice and qualifying at Michigan International Speedway on Friday.  Truex’s girlfriend, Sherry Pollex, was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer and Truex is planning to stay back in North Carolina in order to spend more time with …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: It’s Really Anyone’s Race This Weekend In St. Louis

After a brief hiatus, the stars of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will return to Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis, Missouri this Saturday night for the first time since 2010. Since the first Truck Series event at the 1.25-mile oval, back in 1998, the only past winner of …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2009 Las Vegas 350

*In a Nutshell:* Johnny Sauter took the checkered flag 2.474 seconds ahead of Matt Crafton to win the Las Vegas 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday night. Sauter took the lead for the final time with 17 laps remaining and never looked back on the way to his first career Camping World Truck Series win. Jason White, Todd Bodine and Timothy Peters rounded out the Top 5.

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Tracking the Trucks: 2009 Heluva! Good 200 at Loudon

*In a Nutshell:* Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.560 seconds ahead of Ron Hornaday, Jr. to win the Heluva Good! 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon. Busch took the lead during a round of green flag pit stops in the late stages of the race, and never looked back despite having to face a restart with seven laps remaining. Kevin Harvick, Matt Crafton, and Johnny Sauter rounded out the Top 5. *Who Should Have Won: Ron Hornaday, Jr.* Ron Hornaday, Jr. had a fast truck Saturday afternoon, and proved it by leading 101 of the 200 laps. With 65 laps remaining, the driver of the No. 33 Copart Chevrolet had built up a nearly two second lead over Kyle Busch in second.

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