NASCAR Camping World

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer GMS Racing is quickly becoming the powerhouse of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series as they expand to a four-truck team. Joining 2016 Series Champion Johnny Sauter, sophomore Justin Haley, and rookie Dalton Sargeant will be second-year driver Cody Coughlin. Coughlin will take the wheel of the No. 2 JEGS Chevrolet Silverado for GMS. Coughlin has 35 career starts in the Truck Series. To date he has one top-five (third-place at ISM Raceway) and three top-10 finishes, all of which came in 2017. Coughlin finishedRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor With less than a month until the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season begins at Daytona, ThorSport Racing announced on Tuesday that they will be parting ways with manufacturer Toyota. Thorsport has had a successful run with Toyota since the 2012 season, when they made the switch over from Chevrolet. In their six years together, Thorsport captured two championships in 2013 and 2014, 19 wins, 117 top-five finishes, 227 top-10 finishes, 10 poles, and 2900 laps led in Toyota-powered trucks. Last season, Matt CraftonRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the first time in his career, Justin Haley will compete in the complete NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule. Haley, who was too young to compete at Daytona and Atlanta last year, will return to GMS Racing for the 2018 Truck Series season. The 18-year-old will once again have the Fraternal Order of Eagles as the primary sponsor of his No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado. In 2017 Haley scored three top-five and 12 top-10 finishes. His best career finish came at Kentucky Speedway when heRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The search for sponsorship was a quick one for Kyle Busch Motorsports. Safelite AutoGlass will be a primary sponsor on Noah Gragson’s No. 18 Toyota Tundra in all 23 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events. Safelite will also be an associate sponsor on the No. 51 Toyota Tundra in the nine events that Harrison Burton will be behind the wheel. Burton has made seven starts in the Truck Series for KBM. Earlier this week, it was announced that he would run nine races in anRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Another piece of GMS Racing’s 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series line-up has been fallen into place. NASCAR Next alumni Dalton Sargeant will drive the No. 25 Chevrolet Silverado. Sargeant joins Niece Motorsports’ Justin Fontaine as part of the 2018 Truck Series Rookie Class. Sargeant has six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts to date with two top-10 finishes. He also has 35 ARCA Racing Series starts. In ARCA competition, Sargeant has four victories, 20 top-fives, 30 top-10s, and one pole position. In his onlyRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Next alumni Harrison Burton returns to Kyle Busch Motorsports for an expanded schedule in 2018. Burton, the 2017 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Champion, will drive the No. 51 Toyota Tundra in nine races, up from six in 2017. Burton scored one top five in the Truck Series, at Martinsville Speedway. In his six races, he had an average finish of 12.3. In 2017, Burton also finished on the lead lap in half of the Truck races he competed in. “Harrison made great stridesRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Another piece of the 2018 Camping World Truck Series puzzle has fallen into place as Hattori Racing Enterprises will return full-time. However, the team will be returning without Ryan Truex who lead the team to a ninth-place finish in points in their first full-time season. Although the team never reached victory lane in 2017, Truex tied their best finish, second at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He also finished second in the 2016 season-opener with Hattori. Truex also earned the organization’s first two pole positions atRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer  Every year in sports there are moments that stand out more than others. The 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season was no different. This article is a countdown of the 10 best moments of the 2017 Truck Series season. Kyle Busch Begins His Second ‘Bristol Sweep.’ The UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway marked the beginning of the second sweep of the three National Series in NASCAR history. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Busch dominated the Truck race, leading 109 of theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer There is a lot for Austin Wayne Self to be excited for as the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season draws closer. Self will be returning to full-time competition for the first time since the 2015 season. He will have Justin Fontaine as a teammate, and his team, Niece Motorsports, just announced a technical alliance with GMS Racing. Self has 40 starts in the Truck Series over the past two seasons. In those starts, he earned one top-five and three top-10 finishes. Self’s bestRead More