Christopher Bell Tag

By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor FORT WORTH, Texas — Rain washed out a pair of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice sessions on Thursday at Texas Motor Speedway, which meant Friday morning’s session would be the only chance drivers and teams would have to get their trucks tuned in for Friday night’s Striping Technology 350. Christopher Bell, one of the six remaining Chase contenders, paced the session with a laptime of 29.580 seconds, which equates to 182.556 miles-per-hour. Tyler Reddick was second-fastest, while Matt Tifft was third-quick in the session.Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer CONCORD, N.C. – The 2017 driver line-up at Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) is beginning to take shape. Earlier this year, Hendrick Motorsports announced that current KBM driver and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points leader, William Byron, would move up to the Xfinity Series with JR Motorsports. In 2016, Byron filled a void by out-going 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion and Rookie of the Year Erik Jones. Now, the cycle will repeat again as Byron, one of the favorites for the 2016 TruckRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Entering Saturday night’s DC Solar 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Christopher Bell had just a 15-point lead over John Hunter Nemechek who sat in seventh, behind the Chase cut-off. With Talladega Superspeedway being the final race in the Round of Eight, all of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chasers were looking to add to their cushion. In the only two practices, Bell’s DC Solar Toyota Tundra was 14th fastest and 11th fastest respectively. Bell qualified his Kyle Busch Motorsports truck 18th on theRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service LOUDON, N. H. – William Byron stole a page from his mentor and team owner, Kyle Busch. Leading 161 of 175 laps in Saturday’s UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – the first race in the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase – Byron cruised to victory, the way Busch has done so many times before, and punched his ticket into the Chase’s Round of 6. Not that runner-up Christopher Bell, Byron’s stablemate at Kyle Busch Motorsports, didn’t make it interesting inRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service JOLIET, Ill. – In a race punctuated by a record 10 cautions, Kyle Busch streaked away from Chase hopeful Cameron Hayley in overtime and won Friday night’s American Ethanol e15 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. With Busch’s victory over runner-up Daniel Hemric, who passed Hayley after the final restart on Lap 150, Hemric and Timothy Peters locked up the final two of eight spots in the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase, which starts Sept. 24 at NewRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor Heading into Wednesday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, just five drivers were locked into the Truck Series Chase with a dead heat for the final transfer spot, but after 200 laps around the half-mile bullring, the Chase picture has come into focus a bit more with three races remaining in the regular season. Prior to the UNOH 200, Ben Kennedy and Cameron Hayley were in a tie for the eighth and final transfer spot as the two drivers bothRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Pocono Raceway, Kyle Busch took home the victory in dominating fashion, beating Kevin Harvick by over a second. Tyler Reddick was the highest finishing Truck Series regular in third. The last time a contender for the Truck Series Championship took home the victory in Pocono was in 2013 when Ryan Blaney captured the checkered flag. There are no NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers entered in this weekend’s race, nor are any past Pocono winners entered.Read More

Posted On July 20, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Trucks

Kyle Larson Charges Through Field to Capture Eldora Win

By Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service Battling back from all kinds of adversity, Kyle Larson sailed away on a late race restart with 16 laps to go to win Wednesday night’s fourth annual Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby 150 at Eldora Speedway. “It means a lot, especially losing the way I did the two years I ran,” said Larson from Victory Lane. “Thanks to everyone on this GMS Racing team, DC Solar for coming on-board for this, this is very special for them. I knew running a blue No. 24Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Eldora Speedway, Christopher Bell took home the victory in a thrilling finish as he held off a hard charging Bobby Pierce. Bell scored the victory on half-mile dirt oval in his third career Truck Series race, while Pierce scored the first ever top five for his MB Motorsports team. Truck Series Chase 10 races into the 2016 Camping World Truck Series Season, there have been six different winners. Only one of those winners, Kyle Busch,Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Kentucky Speedway, Matt Crafton took home the victory. Crafton won after the race was called after just 145 of the scheduled 150 laps when an accident sent Ben Kennedy’s truck into the catch fencing, damaging several sections of the fencing. Erik Jones finished second that day. Crafton and defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kyle Busch are the only repeat winners in the field this week. Busch is also the only Cup driver in theRead More