Cory Roper Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent At his home track, Texas Motor Speedway, Cory Roper earned his first career top-10 finish in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. The Vernon, Texas native restarted second on the final restart of the SpeedyCash.com 400, but Roper’s old, worn tires were no match for those behind him. Despite a valiant effort, Matt Crafton, Tyler Ankrum and others made quick work of his No. 04 Preferred Industrial Contractors Ford F-150. A timely caution with 14 laps to go left Roper’s family team, Roper Racing, asRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer FORT WORTH, Texas — Vernon’s Cory Roper and the entire No. 04 Roper Racing team are currently living the dream as a NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series competitor. From watching the races at the campsite of Texas Motor Speedway, the site of Friday’s SpeedyCash.com 400, to now racing in his own equipment. The Texas operated team, consisting of Cory’s family members, Chris (engineer), Chad (truck chief), Craig (spotter), and close friends, voluntarily work on the truck after finishing with their regular jobs. Not only is itRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won 11 of the 15 races so far in the 2018 season. For the 16th race of the season, the series visits the high banked 0.5-mile Bristol Motor Speedway for the UNOH 200. No Cup drivers, teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, stage racing, and the regular season finale are just some of the storylines heading into the 16th race of the season at Bristol. Coverage for the UNOH 200 is scheduled to start Thursday nightRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won six of the eight races so far in the 2018 season. For the ninth race of the season, the series visits 0.875-mile Iowa Speedway for the M&M’s 200. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, no Cup drivers, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the seventh race of the season at Iowa. Coverage for the M&M’s 200 is scheduled to start Saturday night at 9:00 p.m. ET. Iowa hasRead More