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By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After the events of Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series is ready to get running at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Austin Hill earned his first-career victory last weekend and locked himself into the Playoffs. Daytona set two records, fewest trucks to finish, and the longest race for the Truck Series in mileage. Drivers playing catch up, an old, worn racing surface, inclement weather, and tire wear are just some of the storylines heading into the Ultimate Tailgating 200. Coverage for the Ultimate TailgatingRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Watching Speedweeks from home a year ago, Parker Kligerman said he never thought he’d be back in a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car, let alone starting Sunday’s Daytona 500 again. Now, the 28-year old has a date with the Great American Race after racing his way into the field with his finish in the first of the two 60-lap Gander RV Duel qualifying events, marking his second start in the race and first since 2014. “Here’s the crazy thing, a yearRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It was a Valentine’s Day heartbreak for Ryan Truex and the entire Tommy Baldwin Racing No. 71 Chevrolet team, as they failed to beat Parker Kligerman in the first Gander RV Duel Race Thursday, which would’ve been Truex’s first Daytona 500, and was one of two cars that failed to make the race. “I mentally prepared to not make it, just so the letdown wasn’t so big,” Truex on how handling missing the show. “I’ve missed this race before, so I know howRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The task is very simple for the four non-chartered drivers of Joey Gase, Brendan Gaughan, Parker Kligerman and Ryan Truex, be the best finisher of their respective Gander RV Duel Thursday. The match-up in Race No. 1 is between close racing friends Kligerman and Truex, who have created buzz on Twitter with their interaction about what’s at stake as only one of them will make their first Daytona 500. Neither drive has made an attempt of making the race since 2014, whenRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won 14 of the 18 races so far in the 2018 season. For the 19th race and first elimination race of the season, the Series heads to the unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, stage racing, the threat of elimination and the Playoffs are just some of the storylines heading into the 19th race of the season at Talladega. Coverage for the Fr8Auctions 250 is scheduled to start Saturday at 1:00 p.m. ET.Read More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service BRISTOL, Tenn. – Passing John Hunter Nemecheck for the lead on Lap 196 of 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Johnny Sauter picked up his series-best fifth victory of the season, along with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular-season championship, but fellow two-time champion Matt Crafton wasn’t about to begrudge Sauter his success. Thanks to Sauter’s win, Crafton grabbed the eighth and final spot in the NCWTS Playoff on points. Also advancing to the Playoff in Thursday night’s UNOH 200 were race runner-up Stewart FriesenRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor BRISTOL, Tenn. – It’s good to be on home turf. Parker Kligerman, who drives for Abingdon, Virginia based Henderson Motorsports gave the home crowd a thrill in Thursday night’s UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway as he scored a fourth-place finish, marking his best NASCAR Camping World Truck Series finish of the season. “It’s a good run for everyone at Henderson Motorsports and Food Country USA in their backyard here,” said Kligerman. “It’s a home race for them. It’s the Super Bowl for us. We’ve gotRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Parker Kligerman’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series campaign this season has been one to forget, with three out of his five races this season resulting in DNFs, including tonight’s Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway, where he finished 27th. Despite another disappointing finish, his night beforehand looked promising. The No. 75 Food Country USA Chevrolet Silverado was on top of the leaderboard for 12 of 150 laps. What stood out from his time out front was racing on older tires as heRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won nine of the 11 races so far in the 2018 season. For the 12th race of the season, the series visits the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway for the Buckle Up in Your Truck 225. 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 12th race of the season at Kentucky. Coverage for the Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 is scheduled to start ThursdayRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer SONOMA, California — Kurt Busch wasted no time during Friday’s final practice at Sonoma Raceway, scorching the fastest time of the session at 76.163 seconds (94.061 mph), edging Denny Hamlin by 0.040 seconds. Martin Truex, Jr., Jamie McMurray, Kevin Harvick, Chris Buescher, Brad Keselowski, Trevor Bayne, Aric Almirola, and Michael McDowell rounded out the top-10. Bayne, who was in the bottom eighth during morning practice, drastically improved this session and ended up eighth quickest. Sonoma marks Bayne’s his first start since Dover in May. WithRead More