Fr8Auctions 250 Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Kyle Busch wasn’t about to let two straight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races slip away. Leading 102 of 130 laps and pulling away in the final stage of Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Busch notched his first victory of the season, his sixth at the 1.54-mile track and the 60th of his career—extending his own series record. Busch beat runner-up Austin Hill to the finish line by 4.133 seconds. Third was John Hunter Nemechek, who had held off Busch, his carRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor TALLADEGA, Ala. – The restrictor plate races at Talladega and Daytona are always called the “great equalizer” due to the fact that the draft allows the small teams to compete on a level playing field right alongside the multi-million-dollar teams in the field. In Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega, that was very evident when looking at the final running order. Of all of the small teams that finished in the top-10, one team in particular stuck out: Jordan Anderson Racing. The team,Read More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor TALLADEGA, Ala. – Brett Moffitt’s career year in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series nearly came unraveled Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway, but luckily for him and the No. 16 team, they live to play another day. Starting in eighth, the team ran into issue after issue, including damage to his truck in one of the many crashes throughout the day and having to bounce back from two different pit road penalties. Though he only finished 17th, Moffitt fared better than some of the other Playoff contendersRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Wendell Chavous’ last ride ends on a high note, finishing fifth in Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega Sueprspeedway in Alabama. Not only did Chavous’ 50th start marked his first top-five of his entire NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career, but it is also Premium Motorsports first ever top-five result since Jay Robinson began fielding trucks in 2015, surpassing Ross Chastain’s seventh-place result at Las Vegas Sept. 14. This past Monday, the Hephzibah, Georgia native stated that Talladega will be his final start as he’ll be focusingRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service TALLADEGA, Ala. – Racing for just the fourth time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season, Timothy Peters fought off a block from Noah Gragson on the final lap of the Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega Superspeedway to become the first three-time winner at the 2.66-mile track. Driving in the last of his three events for GMS Racing, Peters started a move to the outside of Gragson’s Toyota on the backstretch. When Gragson moved up to block, Peters stayed in the gas, andRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The return to NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competition was like a fairytale, resulting in the first top-10 finish for both Bryan Dauzat and FDNY Racing. The team closed down after their only No. 28 Chevrolet Silverado was destroyed in the season-opener at Daytona International Speedway. That was until the majority-volunteer team put together a new truck for Talladega Superspeedway. Dauzat was towards the front when it counted in the Fr8Auctions 250. On the final lap, he was just behind the main pack as theRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor TALLADEGA, Ala. – Six drivers enter Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega still needing to lock themselves into the next round of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs, but only four spots remain. Justin Haley and Grant Enfinger are safe heading into the wild card race, but the outlook for the remaining playoff drivers is still up in the air. All six addressed their thoughts heading into the 94-lap event that will determine who moves on and who will be left on the outside looking in.Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won 14 of the 18 races so far in the 2018 season. For the 19th race and first elimination race of the season, the Series heads to the unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, stage racing, the threat of elimination and the Playoffs are just some of the storylines heading into the 19th race of the season at Talladega. Coverage for the Fr8Auctions 250 is scheduled to start Saturday at 1:00 p.m. ET.Read More