Striping Technology 350 Tag

By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor FORT WORTH, Texas — Spencer Gallagher recorded his second Keystone Light Pole position in the last six races Friday at Texas Motor Speedway. The pole position continues the positive trend for the GMS Racing team in the Camping World Truck Series in recent weeks. Gallagher has already tied or surpassed his career-high marks in top-fives, top-10s, laps led and pole positions this season. In addition to Gallagher’s turn around, Johnny Sauter won last week at Martinsville ensuring that the GMS Racing team will have at leastRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor FORT WORTH, Texas — Rain washed out a pair of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice sessions on Thursday at Texas Motor Speedway, which meant Friday morning’s session would be the only chance drivers and teams would have to get their trucks tuned in for Friday night’s Striping Technology 350. Christopher Bell, one of the six remaining Chase contenders, paced the session with a laptime of 29.580 seconds, which equates to 182.556 miles-per-hour. Tyler Reddick was second-fastest, while Matt Tifft was third-quick in the session.Read More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor FORT WORTH, Texas — We are closing in on the final round of the inaugural Truck Series championship Chase, and one of the biggest threats for the championship with three races remaining is a rookie Phenom — William Byron. Byron, driving the No. 9 Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports, has set the world on fire this season breaking all-time rookie records with an impressive six victories so far in 2016. In an interview with Motorsports Tribune on Thursday, Byron admitted that he never expected toRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After suffering a non-racing related left-ankle injury, John Wes Townley will not be behind the wheel of his No. 05 Jive Communications/Zaxby’s Chevrolet Silverado for Athenian Motorsports. In his place in the Striping Technology 350 at Texas Motor Speedway will be Cody Coughlin. Coughlin is a Joe Gibbs Racing development driver who usually competes in the No. 51 JEGS Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports. Earlier this season, Townley was sidelined from competition in both NASCAR and ARCA due to a concussion. In the NASCARRead More