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By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the 14th race of the season, the series visits the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway for the Gander Outdoors 150. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, the return of Kyle Busch, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into Pocono. Coverage for the Gander Outdoors 150 is scheduled to start Saturday at 1:00 p.m. ET. Pocono has been on the Truck Series schedule since the 2010 season. Pocono has hosted the 14th race of the Truck Series season once before inRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor FORT WORTH, Texas – In preparation for Friday night’s running of the PPG 400 at Texas Motor Speedway, the drivers of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series took to the 1.5-mile track for practice on Thursday to get their trucks dialed in before race day. The majority of the first 55-minute session was led by Stewart Friesen before a flurry of activity in the final minutes saw DGR-CROSLEY driver Chris Eggleston lay down the fastest lap at 29.853 seconds, 180.886 mph. Kyle Busch Motorsports shoe NoahRead More
By: NASCAR Wire Service DOVER, Del. – After what had happened moments earlier, Johnny Sauter’s victory in a two-lap overtime shootout seemed almost routine by comparison. Sauter, who turned 40 on May 1, held off fellow 40-something Matt Crafton to win Friday’s JEGS 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway-but not until Sauter won an intense struggle against pole winner Noah Gragson, whose race ended on the next-to-last lap of regulation when his No. 18 Toyota backed hard into the outside wall. The victory was Sauter’sRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Atlanta Motor Speedway, a Kyle Busch Motorsports truck piloted by Christopher Bell dominated the weekend, winning the pole, both stages and the race. The boss of KMB looks to repeat the feat, as Kyle Busch took the top spot for Saturday afternoon’s Active Pest Control 200. Busch put down a lap at 179.743 mph (30.844) in the No. 4 Toyota to earn the 19th pole of his Truck Series career. It’s the second pole of theRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — While he may just be in a fill-in role until his son Todd turns 18, David Gilliland is making good use of the Kyle Busch Motorsports horsepower at his disposal by winning the pole for Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona. Gilliland, the 2007 Daytona 500 polesitter, was the fastest in the first round of qualifying and backed it up in the second round with a lap of 49.017 seconds, 183.610 mph, to score his first career pole inRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Since joining the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2014, GMS Racing has become a powerhouse within the Series. Heading into the season opening NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway, GMS is in line to possibly earn their third consecutive win. In 247 Truck Series starts, GMS Racing’s trucks have earned 13 victories among seven drivers. The organization’s trucks have also earned 59 top-fives, 126 top-10s, and nine pole positions including three consecutive Daytona poles. Series veteran Johnny Sauter won the Driver’s ChampionshipRead More
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: Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service LONG POND, Pa. – With his boss out of the race, Christopher Bell filled the void, pulling away to win the Overton’s 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday at Pocono Raceway. Bell overtook John Hunter Nemechek on Lap 54 of 60 at the 2.5-mile triangular track and finished 1.964 seconds ahead of runner-up Ben Rhodes, who passed Nemechek for the second position on Lap 56. One circuit later Ryan Truex Jr. took the third spot from Nemechek, who held on to fourthRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For the first time in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career Cody Coughlin has earned at Top 10 finish. Only at the end of the race did Coughlin finally break into the Top 10 in the Overton’s 150 at Pocono Raceway. Strategy proved to be key at 2.5-mile ‘The Tricky Triangle,’ as many crew chiefs, including Coughlin’s, elected to pit before the end of Stage 2. Michael Shelton positioned Coughlin’s No. 13 JEGS Toyota Tundra for a better finish at the end of theRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor Heading into the 2017 season for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Thorsport Racing will be featuring a revamped driver lineup that will include some familiar faces in the team’s Toyota Tundras and some new ones to the team as well. Two-time Truck Series champion Matt Crafton and second year driver Ben Rhodes will make their return to the Sandusky, Ohio based team in 2017 to pilot the No. 88 and No. 27 trucks, respectively. Crafton scored two wins, eight top-five finishes, 16 top-10 finishes,Read More