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Tracking the Trucks: Sheldon Creed Victorious in Darlington Throwback

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Sheldon Creed scored his first victory of 2021 when he took the checkered flag Friday night (May 7) at Darlington Raceway ahead of Ben Rhodes. Almost fittingly, the caution-filled race ended under yellow following five cautions in the final 50 laps. Rookie Carson Hocevar finished third, followed by ThorSport Racing teammates Matt …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Erik Darnell, Ryan Reed Highlight Darlington Changes

Erik Darnell to drive No. 45 truck

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This weekend, the Camping World Truck Series kicks off a tripleheader with the Xfinity and NASCAR Cup series at Darlington Raceway. The seventh annual Throwback Weekend marks the first time the Truck Series was actually scheduled to participate. In previous years, the series didn’t even race at Darlington and only made its return to the …

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Entry List: 2021 LiftKits4Less.com 200

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This weekend’s LiftKits4Less.com 200 marks just the eighth time in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series history that the division has visited Darlington Raceway and just the second time since 2011. Last year’s throwback event was won by Ben Rhodes, who already has two wins this season and heads to South Carolina second in points. Plenty …

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Ryan Reed to Compete for CMI at Richmond in Trucks

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Ryan Reed will drive for CMI Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race this weekend at Richmond Raceway, the team announced April 14. Reed, who hasn’t run in NASCAR since March 2019, will pilot the No. 49 truck. Ray Ciccarelli was originally scheduled to run the event. We are excited to announce that …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 150 at Kentucky Speedway

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the first time since 2017, the ARCA Menards Series heads to Kentucky Speedway Saturday (July 11) for the General Tire 150. Originally, this event was slated to be at Charlotte Motor Speedway accompanying the NASCAR All-Star Race; however, NASCAR was forced to move the All-Star Race to Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. The …

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Ryan Reed Focused on 2020, Not Giving Up on Career

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

One of the biggest surprises late last year was Lilly Diabetes announcing it was leaving Roush Fenway Racing and Ryan Reed for 2019. The two sides had been aligned since Reed was introduced to the Xfinity Series in 2013 for six races. In 171 races, Reed recorded a pair of victories, both coming in the …

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2018 Xfinity Series Review: Playoff Teams

Tyler Reddick XFINITY CHAMPIONSHIP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Heading into 2018, the Xfinity Series was stacked with competition — more so than even 2016 or 2017 with returning veterans, fresh babyfaces entering the next chapter of their career and even Cup drivers making the leap back down to be competitive in the top preliminary division. Your browser does not support iframes. Series regulars won …

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Ryan Reed Uncertain of Future, Confident to be Back in Racecar

2017 Road America NXS Ryan Reed Russell LABounty NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the past five seasons, Ryan Reed has made a staple of competing for solid finishes in the Xfinity Series for Roush Fenway Racing. But his run with the team could come to a close in Saturday’s (Nov. 17) Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The future uncertain, Reed’s trying his best to go out …

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Christopher Bell The Best of NASCAR’s Championship 4 in Ford EcoBoost 300 Practice

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(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Of the four XFINITY Series championship contenders, it was Christopher Bell who was the fastest of all Friday (Nov. 16) at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  Bell turned in a lap at 167.193 mph on his very first lap in practice.  That held up for the rest of the day. Practice No. 1 Bell’s lap was a tenth …

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