NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Tag

By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A return engagement to the famed Los Angeles Coliseum for the preseason Busch Light Clash, a highly anticipated move to the iconic North Wilkesboro (N.C.) Speedway for the All-Star race and an inaugural street race in downtown Chicago highlight the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series schedule released Wednesday. Add to those prime venues, equally exciting moves on the NASCAR Xfinity Series and Craftsman Truck Series schedules for 2023 and the sport’s 75th Anniversary Season has taken shape to be one of theRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor When it comes to the early days of the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, two drivers immediately come to mind as big players in the success and growth of the series through the late 90’s: Ron Hornaday, Jr. and Jack Sprague. Between 1996 and 1998, the two combined for 30 wins and a title for each of them. Hornaday, driving for Dale Earnhardt, Inc., and Sprague, driving for Hendrick Motorsports, became natural rivals on track and heading into the 1998 season finale at Las VegasRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor These days, anytime Carl Edwards wins a race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, everyone knows that his legendary backflip victory celebration off of the door of his car is imminent. But how did Edwards’ victory backflip begin? In this week’s “Throwback Thursday Theater”, we’ll take a step back in time to the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series at Kentucky in 2003 for the running of the Built Ford Tough 225, which saw Edwards win his first NASCAR race and perform his first backflip celebrationRead More