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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 A second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship just wasn’t meant to be for Johnny Sauter. Sauter entered the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway with momentum after winning the two races leading up to the season finale. However, Sauter just didn’t have the truck to compete with eventual champion Christopher Bell. Like Bell, Sauter started mid-pack. Bell made quick work of Sauter as the duo fought to catch the other Championship Four drivers. Sauter’s No. 21 ISM Connect Chevrolet Silverado followed Bell’s No. 4Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer One more race is all that is left to determine a champion. 22 races into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season eight series regulars have scored a victory (Christopher Bell five times, Johnny Sauter four times, John Hunter Nemechek twice, Austin Cindric, Ben Rhodes, Noah Gragson, Matt Crafton, and Kaz Grala once). Heading into the 23rd and final race of the season, Bell, Cindric, Crafton, and Sauter are the Championship Four. The last time the Truck Series visited Homestead-Miami Speedway, William Byron earned theRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service AVONDALE, Ariz. – With a pickup pit crew, at the track that cost him a shot at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series title last year, William Byron won Saturday’s Ticket Galaxy 200 to advance to the Championship 4 race in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Behind him, JR Motorsports teammates Justin Allgaier and Elliott Sadler also qualified for the title race with finishes of 10th and 18th respectively. The JRM trio will join Daniel Hemric in an all-Chevrolet finale, after Hemric ran fifth andRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer 21 races into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season eight series regulars have scored a victory (Christopher Bell five times, Johnny Sauter three times, John Hunter Nemechek twice, Austin Cindric, Ben Rhodes, Noah Gragson, Matt Crafton, and Kaz Grala once). Bell has a three-point lead over Sauter heading into the 22nd race of the season. This weekend marks the third and final race for the Round of Six, and sixth race of the 2017 Playoffs for the Truck Series competitors. The last time theRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Tex. – It was a case of déjà vu for Johnny Sauter on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Now the defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion hopes history repeats itself two weeks hence, when he races for his second straight title at Homestead-Miami Speedway. After taking over the lead on Lap 135 of 147 of the JAG Metals 350 Driving Hurricane Harvey Relief, when John Hunter Nemechek ran out of gas while leading at the end of a cycle ofRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer 20 races into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season eight series regulars have scored a victory (Christopher Bell five times, John Hunter Nemechek and Johnny Sauter twice, Austin Cindric, Ben Rhodes, Noah Gragson, Matt Crafton, and Kaz Grala once). Bell has a three-point lead over Sauter heading into the 21st race of the season. This weekend marks the second race for the Round of Six, and fifth race of the 2017 Playoffs for the Truck Series competitors. The last time the Truck Series visitedRead More
By NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Blowing around two-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Matt Crafton after a restart with 10 laps left, 19-year-old Noah Gragson scored his first victory in Saturday’s Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway. The Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender frustrated Playoff competitors Crafton and Johnny Sauter, who finished second and third behind him. After talking the checkered flag, Gragson parked his No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota near the flag stand and climbed to the top of the frontstretch catchfence in celebration. AfterRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer  19 races into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season seven series regulars have scored a victory (Christopher Bell five times, John Hunter Nemechek and Johnny Sauter twice, Austin Cindric, Ben Rhodes, Matt Crafton, and Kaz Grala once). Bell has a 20-point lead over Sauter heading into the 20th race of the season. This weekend marks the first race for the Round of Six, and fourth race of the 2017 Playoffs for the Truck Series competitors. Bell is coming off his first-career NASCAR Xfinity Series winRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 may have been the opening race in the Round of 8 of the NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff, but the real drama involved two Joe Gibbs Racing teammates outside the championship battle. On Lap 197 of 200 at Kansas Speedway, Christopher Bell caught and passed Erik Jones for the lead, clearing Jones’ No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota with a slide job and drifting up to the outside wall right in front of his JGR teammate. Under aRead More