Fred’s 250 Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service TALLADEGA, Ala. – The massive wreck in Turn 1 that gobbled up a pack of trucks in overtime at Talladega Superspeedway spared a part-time driver with one win on his career resume and a lower-budget team fighting for the final spot in the Round of 6 of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ Playoff. The part-timer, Parker Kligerman, charged to the front past pole winner, series leader and race runner-up Christopher Bell after the final restart and had the lead in Saturday’s Fred’s 250Read More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor He may have had his work cut out for him entering the day, but John Hunter Nemechek was able to bring home a sixth-place finish at Talladega to advance onto the Round of 6 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs. Though the end result was a top-10 and a place in the next round of the playoffs, it certainly wasn’t an easy day for Nemechek to be able to get there when the checkered flag flew. Qualifying the worst of the eight playoffRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor It’s the end of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoff road for Chase Briscoe and Kaz Grala at Talladega as they found themselves on the outside looking in at the conclusion of Saturday’s Fred’s 250. Eight drivers made the playoff field, but Talladega marked the final race of the first round of the playoffs and only six drivers would move on to the Round of 6, unfortunately for Briscoe and Grala, they were the two unlucky drivers. Briscoe came into the race with aRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Christopher Bell has been the man to beat throughout the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season and with a place in the Round of Six already locked down, the Kyle Busch Motorsports driver will roll off first in Saturday’s Fred’s 250 at Talladega, which will be a playoff elimination race for his fellow drivers not yet locked in. After Saturday’s race, the current eight driver playoff field will be cut down to six. Bell and Ben Rhodes are already locked in, but the finalRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Being a defending champion won’t guarantee advancing to the next Round of the Playoffs. For defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Sauter, the odds play into his favor to advance to the Round of Six. Sauter enters Talladega Superspeedway fourth in the Playoff Standings in the No. 21 Allegiant Chevrolet Silverado. At Talladega, Sauter has one win, three top-fives, and five top-10s in eight starts. He also has six NASCAR Xfinity Series starts (one top-10 and one pole position) and five Monster EnergyRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer 18 races into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season seven series regulars have scored a victory (Christopher Bell five times, John Hunter Nemechek and Johnny Sauter twice, Austin Cindric, Ben Rhodes, Matt Crafton, and Kaz Grala once). Bell has a 47-point lead over Rhodes heading into the 18th race of the season. This weekend marks the third race, and first round of eliminations, of the 2017 Playoffs for the Truck Series competitors. The last time the Truck Series visited Talladega Superspeedway, Grant Enfinger performedRead More
By Michael Guzman, Contributing Writer A tough rookie season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series was placed in the rear view mirror for Rico Abreu. The California native brought home a fourth place finish in just his second restrictor plate racing, picking up his second top five of the year after surviving the Fred’s 250 at Talladega SuperSpeedway. “We needed a solid finish for this team where they could have some confidence to build off,” Abreu said after a post-race debrief with the no. 98 ThorSport team. “They builtRead More

Posted On October 22, 2016By Michael GuzmanIn ARCA, Breaking News, Trucks

Enfinger’s Victory Years in the Making

By Michael Guzman, Contributing Writer TALLADEGA, AL — Grant Enfinger captured his first victory in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at his home track Saturday afternoon, ending his seventh and final start of the 2016 season in victory lane. The Fairhope, Alabama does not have a set schedule for next season, but once again proved he can compete week in and week out alongside NASCAR’s name brand teams. After a four year hiatus from the tour due to a lack of funding, Enfinger capped off his 2016 campaign withRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service TALLADEGA, Ala. – In the race that decided the lineup for the Round of 6 in the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase, Alabama native Grant Enfinger stole the thunder from the playoff drivers in Saturday’s Fred’s 250 at Talladega Superspeedway. With a strong push from GMS Racing teammate and Chase driver Ben Kennedy after a restart on Lap 93 of 94, Enfinger surged to the front and stayed there in the face of a last-lap challenger from another teammate, Spencer Gallagher, whoRead More