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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After a vicious crash left Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch with a right lower leg compound fracture and a left mid-foot fracture, the team has decided to put defending Camping World Truck Series champion Matt Crafton in the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota for the Daytona 500. The source is a person close to the team and wished to keep their anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the situation. Crafton and Busch have familiarity among the Toyota Racing family in the Truck Series, Busch withRead More

Posted On February 20, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Trucks

Reddick Survives Wild Truck Race at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—As trucks fanned out four-wide behind him, Tyler Reddick took the first checkered flag of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career in Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Behind the race winner, Erik Jones charged to the outside to grab the runner-up spot, followed by Scott Lagasse Jr. and Austin Theriault, Reddick’s Brad Keselowski Racing teammate. Teamwork between the two BKR trucks was crucial to Reddick’s maiden win. “I just had all the confidence in the world in our trucks going into theRead More

Posted On November 14, 2014By Joey BarnesIn Trucks

History in the Making for Crafton

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has never in its 20-year existence had a back-to-back champion. On Friday night Matt Crafton looks to change that. The 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion heads into Homestead-Miami Speedway leading the overall standings, holding a 25 point edge over Ryan Blaney. As it stands, Crafton needs to finish 21st to clinch the title, but the defending series champ isn’t ready to talk about delivering a repeat. During Thursday’s NASCAR press conference the ThorSport Racing driver was asked his thoughts being on theRead More