Eldora Speedway Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The 24th season of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has concluded, and it’ll go down as one of more storytelling seasons. From emerging drivers to heartbreaking losses, 2018 had its share of moments, and we’ll tackle 10 of them as the year winds down. Today, we conclude our look at the best moments of the season in the Truck Series. 51 Is The Magic Number: Kyle Busch Equals Ron Hornaday in All-Time Wins One more crack to get to victory No. 51, in truck No.Read More

Posted On August 19, 2018By Motorsports TribuneIn ARCA, Breaking News, Headline News

Logan Seavey Set for Next Step in TRD Ladder

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer When the ARCA Racing Series takes the green flag on Sunday afternoon at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, Logan Seavey will make his debut and take the next step up the ladder as part of the Toyota Racing development program. Seavey will pilot the No. 20 Toyota for Venturini Motorsports on the one-mile dirt track in Springfield as well as again on Labor Day weekend on the dirt at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. Coming off a 2017 season in which he won POWRi Lucas Oil NationalRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  Darrell “Bubba” Wallace, Jr. and team owner Richard Petty share a unique bond, having won on dirt tracks. Wallace is one of six drivers to win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Eldora Speedway, and Petty was the last driver to win on dirt in what is now the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 1970 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, N.C. Last week, Tony Stewart, three-time NASCAR Premier Series Champion, and the owner of Eldora Speedway raised the prospectRead More
By Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service ROSSBURG, Ohio – Coming to the finish in Wednesday night’s Eldora Dirt Derby, you didn’t know who was going to win. With dirt slinging, doors banging and the checkered flag waving, Chase Briscoe edged ThorSport Racing teammate Grant Enfinger to earn his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) victory in the sixth annual race at the historic Eldora Speedway. In a one-off race with ThorSport, Briscoe, on newer tires, took advantage of a Lap 145 restart to pass leader and Toyota Racing DevelopmentRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer With numerous dirt ringers in the Eldora Dirt Derby, Logan Seavey came close to pulling off the upset at Eldora Speedway. Seavey, the 2017 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series Champion, was an early race favorite, battling with NASCAR regulars and dirt ringers alike. As the laps wound down, Seavey’s No. 51 Mobil 1 Toyota Tundra faded. The truck that dominated early, leading 53 of the 153 laps, that featured him on the front row with his dirt midget car owner, and eventual race-winner ChaseRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Two ThorSport Racing trucks gave it their all during overtime, but it wasn’t meant to be for series regular Grant Enfinger, who was on the losing end of a thrilling battle with race winner Chase Briscoe in the Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway, improving from his fourth-place finish last July. A late-race caution on Lap 147, caused by a multi-truck crash involving Norm Benning, J.R. Heffner, Dalton Sargeant, and Kyle Strickler in Turn 2, bunched the field up for an overtime finish. Briscoe wasRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the 13th race of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, the series visits the half-mile Eldora Speedway for the Eldora Dirt Derby. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, the many ‘dirt ringers’ entered, drivers attempting their debut, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 13thrace of the season at Eldora. Through the first dozen races of 2018, Truck Series regulars have won 10 of the 12 races so far this season. Coverage for the Eldora DirtRead More

Posted On July 16, 2018By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Climbing the Ladder: Justin Haley

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with GMS Racing driver Justin Haley at Kentucky Speedway. Haley is a 19-year-old NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver. He drives the No. 24 Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet Silverado. Haley is campaigning for the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship. He is locked into the 2018 Playoffs via his win at Gateway Motorsports Park. Seth Eggert: How did you first become interested in motorsports? Justin Haley: “I first started getting an interest inRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer SPARTA, Ky. – Among the dirt ringers in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Eldora Dirt Derby will be Chris Windom. The USAC Champion will drive the No. 54 Baldwin Brothers Racing / Central Abrasives Toyota Tundra for the first-year DGR-Crosley team. Windom has three Truck Series starts, including last year’s race at Eldora. He started 20th, driving a second truck for MB Motorsports. Windom ended the day in 19thafter getting swept up in a multi-truck accident. “The opportunity to team with DGR-Crosley allows meRead 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