Kyle Busch Motorsports Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After missing several races last season due to age restrictions, Todd Gilliland will run the full 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series schedule. In total, Gilliland missed four races in 2018. The Kyle Busch Motorsports driver still earned four top-five and nine top-10 finishes, as well as one pole position. His best finish, second, came at Gateway Motorsports Park. Although he missed the Playoffs, Gilliland managed to finish 10th in the championship standings and just 21 points shy of a Rookie of the Year title. “LastRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The 24th season of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has concluded, and it’ll go down as one of more storytelling seasons. From emerging drivers to heartbreaking losses, 2018 had its share of moments, and we’ll tackle 10 of them as the year winds down. Today, we conclude our look at the best moments of the season in the Truck Series. 51 Is The Magic Number: Kyle Busch Equals Ron Hornaday in All-Time Wins One more crack to get to victory No. 51, in truck No.Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The 24th season of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has concluded, and it’ll go down as one of more storytelling seasons. From emerging drivers to heartbreaking losses, 2018 had its share of moments, and we’ll tackle 10 of them as the year winds down. Today, we look at Part One of the best moments of the season in the Truck Series. Lapped Traffic Enrages Johnny Sauter Known to be competitive and vocal, Johnny Sauter was far from pleased with DGR-Crosley’s Bo LeMastus, who felt that heRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Noah Gragson wanted nothing more than to leave Kyle Busch Motorsports with a championship before departing for the NASCAR Xfinity Series next year, but the driver of the No. 18 Toyota ultimately came up short of that goal Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway. “Racing for a championship, I never would have dreamed of that when I started racing six years ago that I’d be in this position with Kyle Busch Motorsports and Safelite AutoGlass, Toyota, Switch, everybody who helps me,” Gragson said. “It’sRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will be the first title fight of the weekend to be settled, as the four remaining drivers in the Playoffs will duke it out Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the right to hoist the championship trophy when the checkered flag falls. Eight drivers started the Playoffs with a berth in the championship race in mind, but half of them fell by the wayside, leaving Noah Gragson, Justin Haley, Brett Moffitt, and Johnny Sauter as the fourRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Next Alumnus Harrison Burton will compete in his first full-time season with Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Until his 18th birthday a few weeks ago, the son of NASCAR on NBC Driver Analyst Jeff Burton, has been limited to starts at tracks 1.250-miles and smaller in length in the Truck Series. Harrison Burton will take control of the No. 18 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra, currently driven by Noah Gragson. Safelite AutoGlass will be sponsoring 19 races on the No. 18.Read More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Though he would have liked to have ended the night in Victory Lane, Noah Gragson got the next best thing with a runner-up finish at ISM Raceway, paving the way to a berth in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season finale next weekend. Gragson entered the night in the fourth and final spot in the Championship 4, sitting 18 points ahead of the cut-off, and kicked things off on the right foot by winning the pole and leading the first 32 laps of the race.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief FORT WORTH, Texas — Todd Gilliland endured a devastating defeat after running out of gas on the final lap of the JAG Metals 350 while leading on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. The talented 18-year-old was out front for a race-high 60 of the 147 laps, commanding a solid lead of 1.3 seconds over Justin Haley on the last lap and looking poised for his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory. However, everything came undone on the backstretch as Gilliland’s No. 4 KyleRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer In a relatively calm race at Martinsville Speedway, track position, or the lack thereof, kept Noah Gragson from earning a better result. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver ran the Texas Roadhouse 200 with zero practice on a brand-new set-up in his Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Tundra. Gragson’s No. 18 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra moved back into the top-10 late in the 200-lap race. Slow pit stops robbed his Toyota of the valuable track position. Changing track conditions also hindered Gragson’s progress throughRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Noah Gragson had that first-time winning feel a year ago at Martinsville Speedway, scoring his maiden NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at the 0.526-mile circuit. Now entering the Round of 6 with a strong chance of battling for the championship, Gragson comes to the track with a different feel. Prior to all activities being cancelled due to rain, Gragson spoke to the media during Friday’s press conference and described each visit to Martinsville is different than the last because of the weather conditions impactingRead More