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Lack of Sponsorship Not Affecting Timothy Peters’ Championship Quest

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Heading into the final race of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Timothy Peters is the only driver among the Championship 4 who has yet to win in 2016. Which is odd, because winning is something to which the No. 17 team is accustomed. Since joining Red Horse Racing …

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3-Headed Monster: Which Championship Race Will Put on the Best Show?

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11-12 November, 2016, Avondale, Arizona USA Kyle Busch, NOS Energy Drink Toyota Camry and Erik Jones, Hisense Toyota Camry ©2016, Lesley Ann Miller LAT Photo USA

Three races. Twelve drivers. Three championships up for grabs. Who will win? That’s the big question heading into the NASCAR finale weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway: Who will win? For the Sprint Cup Series, it’s a question that’s been asked the past two years as four drivers have come into the finale with a shot at …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: William Byron, Championship 4 Among Storylines to Watch at Homestead

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When the checkered flag flies over the field at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the 2016 season will come to a close. The champion will be crowned, the champagne will flow and the year will be capped off with what promises to be an exciting race with plenty of storylines to follow along the way. Four Drivers, One Champion …

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Timothy Peters Eying Championship Despite 1-year Winless Drought

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With seven years of Camping World Truck Series racing behind Timothy Peters, he entered 2016 to begin his eighth full-time season, and it may be his best chance to grab his first series championship. Losing the title by six points in 2012, Peters, 36, now has one point between himself and a four-way shot at …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Makes Late Charge to Victory at Martinsville

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In a Nutshell: Contreras Motorsports put together a truck with the help of JR Motorsports for Chase Elliott to get some valuable seat time around Martinsville Speedway. Elliott responded by putting the truck on the pole and leading the most laps in the race. Johnny Sauter started fifth but methodically worked his way forward, making …

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Standalone: NASCAR’s Minor Leagues Bring Intrigue in Chase Openers

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While the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series opened their Chase last weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, the XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series made their playoff debuts this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Kentucky Speedway. Opinions on the post-season being implemented for each series varied, but fans and critics alike were hard-pressed to come …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Wins as Chase Field Is Set at Chicagoland Speedway

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.139 seconds ahead of Daniel Hemric to score his second win of the season in Friday night’s American Ethanol E15 225 at Chicagoland Speedway. The driver of the No. 18 Toyota survived a 14-minute red flag and a flurry of late-race restarts to head to Victory Lane. …

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Brett Moffitt on Uncertain Future: ‘I Need to Have a Good Performance’

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Saturday’s Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway will be a big one for Brett Moffitt. It could even be his biggest. The 2015 Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year, who has been out of a ride since the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November, will return to the cockpit in the Camping World …

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Ben Rhodes Quickest During First Practice at Iowa Speedway

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Four days after losing 40 percent of its race shop, ThorSport Racing topped the speed chart in opening practice at Iowa Speedway. Three of the four team trucks were among the top 10 during the first practice at a racetrack since the incident. Practice One:  Looking for his first Camping World Truck Series victory, rookie Ben Rhodes paced the …

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Rookies and Veterans Fast in Truck Series Practices at Texas

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After having the first of three practice sessions postponed due to NASCAR officials not being on the premises, the Camping World Truck Series finally got on track Thursday evening. It was a mixture of youth and experience that laid down quick laps in each session. Matt Crafton, two time winner at Texas, led the first …

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