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Truckin’ Thursdays: Schedule Brings Out Captivating Competition

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Remember back in 2012, when the Camping World Truck Series schedule lost a few races and it wasn’t a popular move within the industry? Now in it’s fifth year of existence, you can say it has worked for the better. Currently, the Truck Series runs 23 races and has added one venue since 2014, bringing Atlanta Motor Speedway …

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Tracking The Trucks: 2015 Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton claimed his sixth victory of the season in the Ford EcoBoost 200. Crafton swept a number of drivers who either stayed out or took two tires on the final caution and drove away from there to take the win. John Hunter Nemechek finished 2.942 seconds behind in second. Tyler Reddick was third, …

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Crew Chief Marcus Richmond, Red Horse Racing Part Ways

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Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch

Just days removed from his second victory in four races, Timothy Peters will have a different crew chief atop the pit box at Homestead-Miami Speedway for tonight’s Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200. Richmond revealed the news on Twitter Thursday afternoon. Really hate I have to miss closing out the season with @TimothyPeters17…Go get …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix

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In a Nutshell: Timothy Peters took the checkered flag 0.309 seconds ahead of John Hunter Nemechek to win the Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway Friday night. Peters inherited the lead after Erik Jones, who had led the most laps, and Matt Crafton got together, taking out third-place driver Johnny Sauter along the way. …

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Timothy Peters Holds Top Spot in 1st 2015 Kroger 200 Practice at Martinsville

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Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch

Timothy Peters picked up where he left off at Martinsville Speedway on Friday. Peters, fresh off of his victory at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend, led the Camping World Truck Series’ first practice at Martinsville with a 96.020-mph lap in 19.721 seconds, besting Matt Crafton by half a tenth of a second. Crafton’s lap took 19.776 seconds and …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola at Talladega

2015 Talladega Superspeedway NCWTS Timothy Peters checkered flag photo NASCAR via Getty Images

(Photo by Chris Graythen/NASCAR via Getty Images)

In a Nutshell: Timothy Peters took the checkered flag under caution ahead of Brandon Jones in Saturday afternoon’s Fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola at Talladega Superspeedway. Jones led the field to the green on the lone green-white-checkered attempt, though Peters was easily able to take the top spot. A wrecking Spencer Gallagher and John Wes …

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Timothy Peters Wins 2015 Fred’s 250 at Talladega Under Caution

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Following a rules change allowing only one green-white-checkered attempt at the end of any NASCAR race at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend, polesitter Timothy Peters was the first beneficiary of the rule as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race ended under caution on Saturday afternoon. While racing for the lead on the final restart, second-place …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Rhino Linings 350 at Las Vegas

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In a Nutshell: John Wes Townley took the checkered flag 3.827 seconds ahead of Timothy Peters to win Saturday night’s Rhino Linings 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Townley managed to run great fuel mileage to have enough in the tank when those around him, including late-race leader Matt Crafton, ran out of gas. Ben …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 UNOH 175 at New Hampshire

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In a Nutshell: Austin Dillon took the checkered flag 1.054 seconds ahead of Matt Crafton to win Saturday afternoon’s UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Dillon survived a restart with Crafton charging hard to his outside with nine laps remaining and was able to gap the field en route to Victory Lane. Johnny Sauter, …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 American Ethanol E15 225 at Chicagoland

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In a Nutshell: After rain turned the American Ethanol E15 225 into a Saturday morning race, John Hunter Nemechek took the win by finishing 12.014 seconds ahead of Tyler Reddick. The 18-year-old led just the final two laps after Kyle Larson ran out of fuel to score his first career victory. Timothy Peters, Daniel Suarez …

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