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By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After signing with Richard Childress Racing for nine NASCAR Xfinity Series races, Ben Kennedy continues to add to his 2017 schedule. Kennedy’s former NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team, GMS Racing, has signed the 25-year-old driver to a 12-race schedule, bringing Kennedy’s schedule up to 21 races. Kennedy will be behind the wheel of the No. 96 Chevrolet Camaro, joining teammate Spencer Gallagher. On top of the pit box for Kennedy will be Jeff Stankiewicz, who served as crew chief for his first start withRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Polesitter Chase Elliott held off defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Sauter after a restart with 12 laps left and pulled away to win Saturday’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway by 1.865 seconds. Elliott grabbed the lead from third-place finisher Christopher Bell on Lap 234, when Bell’s Toyota tangled with Austin Cindric’s Ford through Turns 1 and 2. Bell lost the top spot, and Sauter charged past into the second position before NASCAR threw the 10th andRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer While the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season started last month at Daytona International Speedway for most competitors, 17-year-old Justin Haley’s season starts this weekend in the Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway. This is because NASCAR’s rulebook only allows drivers that are 16 and 17 years of age to compete on road courses and tracks 1.1 miles or smaller. Haley’s 18th birthday is April 28, which will allow him to compete for the complete 2017 NASCAR Camping Word Truck Series season. NASCARRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After finishing third in the 2017 Advance Auto Parts Clash, Alex Bowman was unsure what the rest of his 2017 NASCAR season would hold. At the same time, GMS Racing needed a driver to fill-in for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookie JJ Haley who will not be 18 years old, and eligible on all NASCAR tracks until after the Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Bowman now has the opportunity as he will fill-in for Haley and pilot the No. 24 FraternalRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Kyle Busch Motorsports Becomes the Winningest NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Team in History: Entering the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) was already one of the top teams in the garage area. One of the few records that KBM had yet to achieve was having the most wins by a single organization in the series. As William Byron took the checkered flag at Kentucky Speedway, he earned KBM its 51st win as an organization in the NASCAR CWTS. TheRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor Less than two weeks after winning their first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship, GMS Racing has announced some big moves for the organization in both the Truck Series and the Xfinity Series. Spencer Gallagher, who has raced for the team in the Truck Series on a full-time basis over the past two seasons and part-time in the two seasons prior to that, will be moving up to the NASCAR Xfinity Series full-time in 2017 to pilot the No. 23 Chevrolet Camaro for the organizationRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Johnny Sauter won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship with a third-place finish in Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, leaving race winner William Byron to consider what might have been. As Byron and Tyler Reddick battled for the lead, Sauter passed Championship 4 contender Matt Crafton for third-place on Lap 119 of 134 at the 1.5-mile track. Sauter then pulled away to claim the championship as Crafton faded to seventh in the closing laps. Byron, the polesitter,Read More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor FORT WORTH, Texas — Spencer Gallagher recorded his second Keystone Light Pole position in the last six races Friday at Texas Motor Speedway. The pole position continues the positive trend for the GMS Racing team in the Camping World Truck Series in recent weeks. Gallagher has already tied or surpassed his career-high marks in top-fives, top-10s, laps led and pole positions this season. In addition to Gallagher’s turn around, Johnny Sauter won last week at Martinsville ensuring that the GMS Racing team will have at leastRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Tex. – You might say Johnny Sauter is on a roll. Then again, that might be an understatement. Passing Matt Crafton near the start/finish line with two laps left in Friday night’s Striping Technology 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, Sauter pulled away to win his second straight race in the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase. In the process, he deprived Crafton of a chance to clinch a spot in the Championship 4 finale, setRead 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