Jesse Little Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After competing in nine NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races in 2018, Jesse Little and his JJL Motorsports team are set to run between 12 and 15 races in 2019. Despite competing part-time in the Truck Series in 2018, Little excelled in his limited starts. He earned six top-10 finishes in his No. 97 Ford F-150. Little led the first laps of his career at Dover International Speedway and was in contention for the win until a late-race pit road penalty relegated him to a ninth-placeRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won 11 of the 15 races so far in the 2018 season. For the 16th race of the season, the series visits the high banked 0.5-mile Bristol Motor Speedway for the UNOH 200. No Cup drivers, teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, stage racing, and the regular season finale are just some of the storylines heading into the 16th race of the season at Bristol. Coverage for the UNOH 200 is scheduled to start Thursday nightRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer After earning back-to-back Top-10s in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the first time, Jesse Little will now make his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start at Kentucky Speedway. Little will drive the No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Premium Motorsports in the Quaker State 400. Premium Motorsports earned its’ best finish of the season, 11th, last weekend with Jeffrey Earnhardt behind the wheel. Little’s one-race deal will also be the 200thstart for the fifth-year Cup team. “I’m very humbled by this opportunityRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the 10th race of the season, the series visits the unique 1.250-mile Gateway Motorsports Park for the Villa Lighting Delivers the Eaton 200. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, drivers making their debuts, no Cup drivers, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the seventh race of the season at Iowa. Coverage for the Villa Lighting Delivers the Eaton 200 is scheduled to start Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. ET. Gateway has been on the Truck SeriesRead More
By: NASCAR Wire Service DOVER, Del. – After what had happened moments earlier, Johnny Sauter’s victory in a two-lap overtime shootout seemed almost routine by comparison. Sauter, who turned 40 on May 1, held off fellow 40-something Matt Crafton to win Friday’s JEGS 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway-but not until Sauter won an intense struggle against pole winner Noah Gragson, whose race ended on the next-to-last lap of regulation when his No. 18 Toyota backed hard into the outside wall. The victory was Sauter’sRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The JEGS 200 looked to be Jesse Little’s best chance to snatch a victory away from the big budget teams in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, but it all unraveled during a late pit stop at Dover International Speedway. Under caution at lap 157, Little, along with the rest of the leaders hit pit road. His No. 97 PFC Brakes / Penske Racing Shocks Ford F-150 slid into the box for service. However, the right-front tire for Little was on the boundary line forRead More
BySeth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won half of the races so far in the 2018 season. For the fifth race of the season, the series visits 1.0-mile high-banked Dover International Speedway. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, no Cup drivers, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the fifth race of the season at Dover. Coverage for the JEGS 200 is scheduled to start Friday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. ET. Dover has been on theRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Atlanta Motor Speedway, a Kyle Busch Motorsports truck piloted by Christopher Bell dominated the weekend, winning the pole, both stages and the race. The boss of KMB looks to repeat the feat, as Kyle Busch took the top spot for Saturday afternoon’s Active Pest Control 200. Busch put down a lap at 179.743 mph (30.844) in the No. 4 Toyota to earn the 19th pole of his Truck Series career. It’s the second pole of theRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer With one race in the books, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will move from a track known for its’ history to a track known for its’ old and worn out surface. Drivers looking to rebound after Daytona, Kyle Busch’s first appearance of the season, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the second race of the season at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Coverage for the Active Pest Control 200 is scheduled to start Saturday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. ET. 2018 marksRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Ford Performance is making gains in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the season hasn’t even started yet. After gaining ThorSport Racing, JJL Motorsports will follow suit, moving from Toyota Racing’s Tundras to a Ford F-150. JJL Motorsports will use equipment acquired from the now-defunct Brad Keselowski Racing. The team will have Jesse Little behind the wheel for about eight to 10 races. Little has 13 Truck Series starts, including a ninth-place finish at Iowa Speedway last season. He has driven for his uncles’Read More