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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The latest batch of fresh faces in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers competing in the Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway Oct. 27 will now include K&N Pro Series East champion Tyler Ankrum. DGR-Crosley announced its 10th driver to race in the No. 54 Toyota Tundra Tuesday after the 17 year-old raced for the David Gilliland owned team in K&N East this season, where he racked up four wins and finished inside the top-10 in all but two races to score the seriesRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer On the cusp of winning the ARCA Racing Series championship, and fresh off a triumphant victory in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dirt Race Sept. 13, GMS Racing announced Tuesday that Sheldon Creed will run the final four Camping World Truck Series races in the brand new No. 28 Chevrolet Silverado. The 20-year-old, who has a diverse background in racing that goes from stock cars to the X-Games, said it’s going to be a learning curve of handlingRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Continuing to honor commitments made during Spencer Gallagher’s two-month suspension, GMS Racing announced Saturday that Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver A.J. Allmendinger will drive the No. 23 Chevrolet Camaro at Watkins Glen International in New York on August 4. In addition of Allmendinger making his first series start since Mid-Ohio in 2013, headphone brand AfterShokz will be partnering with GMS. Allmendinger said he’s looking forward driving for the team, citing how they’ve become a competitive entity since joining the series in 2016, and wasRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Since its inception, MB (Mittler Brothers) Motorsports has fielded a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series truck, and were previously known as the proving ground for future Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Carl Edwards (2002) and Jamie McMurray (2000). Even remembered for being the truck that Tony Roper lost his life at Texas Motor Speedway in 2000. Over the past three years, the single-truck team that bears the No. 63 on its side door has gained notoriety as being an annual contender at Eldora SpeedwayRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Parker Kilgerman is set to make his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start for Gaunt Brothers Racing, piloting the No. 96 Toyota Camry at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California June 24 for the running of the Toyota/Save Mart 350. It’ll be both GBR’s and Kilgerman’s first Cup attempt on a road course, and their first since the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway May 27, where Kligerman finished 27th in his first start since 2014. Car owner Marty Gaunt said he’s happy to bringRead More

Posted On June 11, 2018By Luis TorresIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Justin Haley Set for Iowa Double

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The driver rotation at GMS Racing’s No. 23 team continues as their Xfinity Series program announced Monday that Camping World Truck Series regular Justin Haley will make his series debut in Sunday’s Iowa 250 at Iowa Speedway in Newton. In one previous Truck Series start at Iowa, Haley started seventh and finished in 10th. Since Spencer Gallagher’s suspension after his race win at Talladega, GMS has had Johnny Sauter, Chase Elliott and Alex Bowman sharing seating time in the No. 23 car. For the 19-year-old,Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Premium Motorsports announced Thursday that road course veteran Justin Marks will run the No. 15 Chevrolet Camaro in next month’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway and the much anticipated Bank of America 500K at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval in September. Car owner Jay Robinson chose Marks for his remarkable road racing performances, including his only NASCAR national series victory at Mid-Ohio in 2016. In addition of competing two more Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series events this season, Marks will have Sufferfest Beer CompanyRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer It has been a monstrous week for GMS Racing’s Xfinity Series program. The single-car operation went from climbing on top of the world after Spencer Gallagher captured his maiden win at Talladega Superspeedway last Saturday, to rock bottom Wednesday when NASCAR indefinitely suspended Gallagher for violating the sport’s Substance Abuse Policy. While a playoff berth has been snatched away, the team will soldier on at Dover International Speedway with their Camping World Truck Series driver and points leader Johnny Sauter strapping in the No. 23 AllegiantRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the 10th time in NASCAR history, there will be a father-and-son combination in a national series race as DGR-Crosley Racing announced Thursday that driver-owner David Gilliland will make his second Camping World Truck Series this season in the JEGS 200 at Dover International Speedway May 4th. It’ll mark Gilliland’s first start driving for his own team, and will have Frontline Enterprises as his primary sponsor in the No. 54 Toyota Tundra. “I’ve been waiting for the right opportunity to get behind the wheel ofRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Joey Gase and Sparks Energy partnered up once again for the running of the Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 29th, this time for StarCom Racing, who announced the duo joining the young team Tuesday. The announcement came a day after StarCom scored a career-high 20th at Bristol Motor Speedway with Landon Cassill behind the wheel. Gase said he’s excited to have an opportunity to run his second Cup start of the season, at a track he’s had his brightest hours on the track.Read More