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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter’s 2018 Dominance Continues in Texas

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In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter scored his fourth win of the 2018 season when he beat poles-itter Stewart Friesen to the checkered flag by 0.092 seconds in the Camping World Truck Series’ closest finish at Texas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 21 led for the final 51 laps to score his fifth victory …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Changes for the 2018 Season

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Management Changes As the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series roars back to action at Daytona International Speedway this Friday night, a significant change the casual fan might not notice is the series’ new general manager. Late last month, NASCAR announced former Truck Series driver Ben Kennedy is the division’s new general manager. “Ben will draw …

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Myatt Snider Joins ThorSport Racing for 2018

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Myatt Snider is set to run for 2018 Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year honors. ThorSport Racing announced the addition of the 23-year-old to its lineup on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Piloting the No. 13 Liberty Tax Ford, Snider joins two-time champion Matt Crafton, Ben Rhodes and Grant Enfinger to round out the organization’s …

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Entry List: JAG Metals 350

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For the Camping World Truck Series, 32 trucks are entered in Friday night’s JAG Metals 350.  As a result, no one will fail to qualify. There are a couple of driver changes of note.  At Niece Motorsports, Austin Wayne Self will drive the team’s No. 45 Chevrolet, replacing Jeffrey Abbey.  The move allows Self to …

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Myatt Snider Learning on the Fly at Kyle Busch Motorsports

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Myatt Snider is just getting his feet wet in NASCAR, piloting the No. 51 Toyota in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Kyle Busch Motorsports on a part-time basis in 2017. But the 22-year-old Charlotte, N.C. native has had racing on his mind since he was a child. Starting out in late model stocks, moving up …

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Entry List: Buckle Up In Your Truck 225

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After a weekend off, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Kentucky Speedway. They’ll kick off a tripleheader weekend at the 1.5-mile track in Sparta, Ky. with the Buckle Up In Your Truck 225. There are 34 trucks on the preliminary entry list; they’ll be competing for 32 spots. It’s the first time in …

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Entry List: Rattlesnake 400

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is back in action for a second consecutive week. They will travel to Texas Motor Speedway, running a standalone weekend f0r the Rattlesnake 400 Friday evening on Fox Sports 1. Only 26 trucks are on the preliminary entry list for the event. Barring any changes, that is the fewest amount of …

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5 Points to Ponder: First Steps and Inside NASCAR’s Championship 4

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ONE: The Championship 4 After nine weeks of “playoff” competition we’re done to the final four drivers who will compete for the prize of being crowned the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup series champion — the final award handed out by Sprint after a decade plus of title sponsorship. And it’s a good quartet. You have the …

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William Byron Quickest in Opening Phoenix Truck Practice

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Early on Friday morning, the 33 trucks entered in tonight’s Lucas Oil 150 took to the Phoenix International Raceway tri-oval for its first practice session.  The results were not all that different from the rest of the season. Kyle Busch Motorsports’ William Byron turned in the fastest lap of the session on his final lap on-track. …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Chris Buescher Impresses In Broadcast Debut

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Last weekend, we had three interesting races at Kansas Speedway.  They were different races, but each had their charms.  We also had three approaches to these races. Before we get going, FOX Sports announced a new online offering last Thursday.  Danielle Trotta and Kaitlyn Vincie will host a new digital show, Off Track, that will …

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