NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Last In & 1st Out: The Joy & Sadness of NASCAR Qualifying for the Underdogs

The sport of racing holds a lot of compelling stories about different people. Some have had great success, some have had great failure, some are trying to get a break and some are just doing whatever it takes to get by. The truck race Friday evening encapsulated the desire, success and failure of a couple of drivers who are just looking for the chance to make a living driving racecars. Nick Tucker was the last truck sent home when qualifying completed, and Brian Sockwell was the last truck in the field on speed.

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