Drivin for Linemen 200 Tag

NASCAR Wire Service ST. LOUIS, Mo. – “Happy Father’s Day!” a crew member shouted at team owner Joe Nemechek Saturday night as track workers put together the Victory Lane stage behind them. Nemechek had already passed out a half dozen hugs and handshakes to other members of the team he owns, NEMCO Motorsports. “Incredible,” was all Nemechek could muster in response after watching his son, John Hunter Nemechek, pass Matt Crafton late in the race and win the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway MotorsportsRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Last week at Texas Motor Speedway, Ryan Truex matched his season best finish with a fourth place result. It also was his fifth straight Top 10 finish of the year in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. As the series moved on to Gateway Motorsports Park, Truex entered with just one previous start at the 1.25-mile track as he would look to extend the streak. As the teams unloaded for the Drivin’ For Linemen 200, Truex’s Hattori Racing Enterprises team showed that they were searchingRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Despite starting all the way back in 13th for the final restart, Chase Briscoe got all he could out of his No. 29 Ford over the closing laps at Gateway, bringing home a runner-up finish in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the second week in a row. “Just unfortunate circumstances,” Briscoe said. “We were really fast. I thought we had the truck to beat. I kind of didn’t get all I could, I think, getting onto pit road under green and then thereRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After a two week absence, Todd Gilliland is back behind the wheel for Kyle Busch Motorsports this weekend. In Saturday’s Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park, Gilliland will pilot the No. 51 Pedigree Toyota Tundra, the second of six races scheduled for the 17-year-old, third generation driver. The last time Gilliland competed in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, he was turning heads in his debut. He ran has high as second in the No. 46 Pedigree Toyota Tundra for KBM before theRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Christopher Bell won a dramatic Drivin’ For Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday night, and by claiming his second career victory in the Camping World Truck Series, Bell became the fifth different Truck Series points eligible driver to win a race in the first nine races of the season. What this essentially means is that the eight driver grid that will make up the inaugural Camping World Truck Series Chase for the Championship is getting pretty damn full, pretty damn quickly and thereRead More
By Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service MADISON, Ill. – A gutsy decision to use the bottom lane for a restart with two laps to go paid off for Christopher Bell, who earned his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory in Saturday night’s third annual Drivin for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park. Bell, driver of the No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Tundra, survived a chaotic and intense second half to edge Ben Rhodes to the checkered flag, giving KBM its 50th victory in the series, tying RoushRead More