Tag Archives: Shane Sieg

Who’s Hot/Who’s Not In NASCAR’s Other Top Series

*HOT: Kyle Busch –* In ten races total amongst the Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series, Busch has amassed four wins, seven top 5s, and eight top 10s. It's a sizzling start that has him leading the Truck Series points by 38 over closest challenger Todd Bodine while trailing Carl Edwards in the Nationwide series standings by just 23. Having garnered two wins in each of NASCAR's top three series, Busch shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. But don't expect Busch to stay in the title hunt in all of NASCAR's top three divisions.

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: Sponsorship Woes Hit Hard

As the Camping World Truck Series takes its longest break of the season, sponsorship woes continue to plague the series. When the economy started taking a downturn, I never imagined how serious an impact it would have on NASCAR, and more importantly the Truck Series. No team owner or driver is immune to the difficulties in finding a sponsor. Shane Sieg, driving for Billy Ballew Motorsports, went to Martinsville Speedway without a sponsor aboard the truck, but a solid second place showing in qualifying gave Woodward Pools, based out of Waycross, Georgia, enough incentive to put their name on his No. 15 truck.

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Age Just A Number: Kyle Busch Rates The Progress of Logano, Sieg, and His Own Truck team

Kyle Busch has achieved more as a NASCAR driver in the last five years than most drivers have in decades-long careers. Just shy of 24 years-old, the brash, sometimes cocky driver has 13 Sprint Cup victories at 13 different tracks, 22 Nationwide Series wins and 11 Camping World Truck Series …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: Truck Series Makes a Perfect Training Ground For Young Drivers

Once NASCAR declined to raise the minimum age to race from 18 to 21, a debate popped up on the Frontstretch forums this week about age versus experience. And while there was some disagreement on when it's appropriate to move into one of NASCAR's top three series, the general consensus was that experience makes a difference regardless of a driver's age; and unfortunately, so many young drivers today just aren't getting enough of it. Well, for those owners looking to develop young talent, I know where the best opportunity exists -- and it's not in Sprint Cup. Right now, there's no better place for youth to gain that experience than the Craftsman Truck Series.

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Tracking the Trucks: 2008 O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 at Kansas

Ron Hornaday Jr. took the checkered flag ahead of Jack Sprague to win the O'Reilly Auto Parts 250 at Kansas Speedway Saturday evening. The defending series winner led the final 55 laps in a caution-filled race, holding off his teammate during the final restart with two laps to go. Colin Braun, Johnny Benson, and Mike Skinner rounded out the top five finishers.

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