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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter’s 2018 Dominance Continues in Texas

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter scored his fourth win of the 2018 season when he beat poles-itter Stewart Friesen to the checkered flag by 0.092 seconds in the Camping World Truck Series’ closest finish at Texas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 21 led for the final 51 laps to score his fifth victory …

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Entry List: North Carolina Education Lottery 200

2017 Charlotte I CWTS Matt Crafton pack racing Matthew T Thacker NKP

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

For Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200, there are currently 38 trucks entered.  As a result, there will be six teams that will be forced to retreat without racing. The biggest change of the week is that Todd Gilliland is now the full-time driver of the No. 4 for Kyle …

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Entry List: JEGS 200

2017 Dover I CWTS pack racing Logan Whitton NKP

(Photo: Logan Whitton/NKP)

The Camping World Truck Series has been off for the last month since Martinsville.  That ends on Thursday when teams pull into Dover International Speedway for Friday’s JEGS 200.  34 teams are currently entered for the race. Driver change-wise, Joe Nemechek returns to the No. 8 NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet, replacing his son John Hunter Nemechek.  …

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Entry List: 2018 Active Pest Control 200

2017 Atlanta CWTS pack racing Lesley Ann Miller NKP

(Photo: Lesley Ann Miller / NKP)

The entry list is out for Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series Active Pest Control 200. 34 trucks are entered, meaning that two teams will go home early. For Kyle Busch Motorsports, the merry-go-round in the No. 4 continues until Todd Gilliland can take the truck over full-time later this season. This week, owner Kyle Busch …

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Entry List: JAG Metals 350

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

For the Camping World Truck Series, 32 trucks are entered in Friday night’s JAG Metals 350.  As a result, no one will fail to qualify. There are a couple of driver changes of note.  At Niece Motorsports, Austin Wayne Self will drive the team’s No. 45 Chevrolet, replacing Jeffrey Abbey.  The move allows Self to …

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Chad Kendrick New Crew Chief at Young’s Motorsports

Atlanta Trucks 2015 Tyler Young Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Another former employee from Red Horse Racing, Chad Kendrick, has found a home elsewhere in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series. Kendrick will join Tyler Young and Young’s Motorsports as crew chief of their No. 02 machine. His first race will be Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. With Austin Hill running the majority of races …

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Entry List: 2017 Toyota Tundra 250

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On Tuesday, NASCAR released the entry list for Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway.  For the Camping World Truck Series’ fourth race of the year, 31 trucks are currently entered.  As a result, no one will fail to qualify. A couple of strong teams are not entered this week, most notably GMS Racing’s …

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4 Burning Questions: What Will Teams Do with Lug Nuts in Dover?

2015 Dover International Speedway Kyle Busch Joey Logano pit road photo NASCAR via Getty Images

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

What Will Teams Do Next with Lug Nuts? Just weeks removed from the new lug nut policy set in place by NASCAR, which states each car should have all five lug nuts secured in a safe manner, we’ve already found our first naughty boys and girls. Following last week’s win at Kansas Speedway, Kyle Busch‘s …

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Tracking The Trucks: Bell Flips, Sauter Slips Through To Daytona Victory Lane

Johnny Sauter Daytona Trucks 2016 Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff)

In a Nutshell: A wild, competitive race which has been the hallmark of the Truck Series since its Daytona debut. In this one, the big wrecks were held off until the final ten laps. When they did finally happen, shredding the field only about a dozen were left standing. Johnny Sauter was the veteran rising above it …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 WinStar World Casino & Resort 350 at Texas

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In a Nutshell: Erik Jones took the checkered flag 2.855 seconds ahead of teammate Daniel Suarez to win Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 350 at Texas Motor Speedway. Jones survived losing nine seconds to Matt Crafton on pit road and recovered to take his third win of the year. Ryan Blaney finished third, …

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