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By Lee Bailie, NASCAR Wire Service Bowmanville, Ontario, CANADA – In what has quickly become tradition for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series when it races north of the border, the Chevrolet Silverado 250 produced yet another wild and memorable finish. This time around at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, John Hunter Nemechek and Cole Custer made contact on the last corner of the last lap and crossed the start-finish line in the grass in a virtual tie. Following a few moments of deliberations, NASCAR officials determined Nemechek won the raceRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor Heading into Wednesday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, just five drivers were locked into the Truck Series Chase with a dead heat for the final transfer spot, but after 200 laps around the half-mile bullring, the Chase picture has come into focus a bit more with three races remaining in the regular season. Prior to the UNOH 200, Ben Kennedy and Cameron Hayley were in a tie for the eighth and final transfer spot as the two drivers bothRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service SPARTA, KY. – William Byron didn’t have the fastest truck at the end of Thursday night’s Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway. But Byron had the most important ingredient in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the newly repaved and reconfigured 1.5-mile track. Byron held the top spot for all 42 laps after the final restart of the event on lap 108 of 150. It was no cakewalk. Byron had to stave off assaults from both runner-up John HunterRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Christopher Bell won a dramatic Drivin’ For Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday night, and by claiming his second career victory in the Camping World Truck Series, Bell became the fifth different Truck Series points eligible driver to win a race in the first nine races of the season. What this essentially means is that the eight driver grid that will make up the inaugural Camping World Truck Series Chase for the Championship is getting pretty damn full, pretty damn quickly and thereRead More
By Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service MADISON, Ill. – A gutsy decision to use the bottom lane for a restart with two laps to go paid off for Christopher Bell, who earned his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory in Saturday night’s third annual Drivin for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park. Bell, driver of the No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Tundra, survived a chaotic and intense second half to edge Ben Rhodes to the checkered flag, giving KBM its 50th victory in the series, tying RoushRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Gateway Motorsports Park, Cole Custer took home the victory. Custer beat out Spencer Gallagher for the victory last year. There are no NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regulars entered into this weekend’s Truck Series race. However, NASCAR Xfinity Series regular Erik Jones will be in the field. In last year’s race Jones started on the pole and led 84 laps before an electrical issue ended his day with 15 laps to go. Custer is the onlyRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Charlotte Motor Speedway, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne took the win in a photo finish with Erik Jones finishing in second. Cup Series drivers have been victorious in five out of the last six Truck Series races at Charlotte. Kyle Busch won four of those five. The most recent Truck Series regular to win at Charlotte was Justin Lofton in 2012. Busch will attempt to add to his six wins in the TruckRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After four races into the 2016 Camping World Truck Series Season, several drivers have already risen to the top as contenders for the championship. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular Clint Bowyer joined the field at Kansas, piloting the No. 24 Georgia Boot Chervolet Silverado to a fifth place finish. With 12 races left in the regular season, there is still plenty of time for drivers to make it into the first ever Chase for the Camping World Truck Series Championship. After an exciting, wild, andRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with NEMCO Motorsports driver John Hunter Nemechek. John Hunter is the 18-year-old son of NASCAR driver and team owner Joe Nemechek. John Hunter drives the family owned No.8 Chevrolet Silverado. John Hunter was the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Most Popular driver, and is campaigning for the 2016 Camping World Truck Series Championship. Seth Eggert: What made you decide to follow in your Father, Joe Nemechek’s and your Uncle, John Nemechek’s footsteps?Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After three races into the 2016 Camping World Truck Series Season, several drivers have already risen to the top as contenders for the championship. With Kyle Busch’s return to the series and win at Martinsville Speedway, and plans to run more races throughout the year, the window is slowly closing. With 13 races left in the regular season, there is still plenty of time for drivers to make it into the first ever Chase for the Camping World Truck Series Championship. A few changes haveRead More