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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 Luis Torres, Staff Writer Pole sitter Grant Enfinger came into Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida with a purpose, scoring his second win of the season, but it wasn’t meant to be as he came up short of beating race winner and champion Brett Moffitt in Friday’s Ford EcoBoost 200, leading 33 of 134 laps. Enfinger was the only threat both Moffitt and third-place Noah Gragson dealt with in a quick race that was only slowed down twice for the end of both stages, which the Fairhope, Alabama native crossed the lineRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer At Homestead-Miami Speedway, two titles were on the line as Myatt Snider fought to win 2018 Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors over Todd Gilliland. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series duo were never far apart in the Ford EcoBoost 200. In the incident-free race, Snider’s No. 13 Tenda Ford F-150 fell behind on the long green flag run. Luckily, his competition for ROTY honors, Gilliland also fell behind. Entering Homestead with a 22-Point advantage, Snider just had to keep the Kyle Busch Motorsports driverRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Grant Enfinger turned a lap at 169.348 mph in the No. 98 Champion Power Equipment Ford to take the top spot for Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. It was the second pole of 2018 and the third of Enfinger’s career in his 60th start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. “Our truck has been driving good all day even from when we first unloaded,” said Enfinger. “I’ve got a lot of confidence in the truck and a really good team behindRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer A chance at a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship was one restart away for Grant Enfinger. Circumstances kept him out of victory lane and ultimately out of the Championship Four. On the final restart, Enfinger’s No. 98 Protect the Harvest / Curb Records Ford F-150 lined up alongside race leader, and Playoff contender, Noah Gragson. As the field dived into turn one of the reconfigured ISM Raceway, Brett Moffitt, another Playoff contender dove deep to the inside. Moffitt emerged with the lead as EnfingerRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Tex. – Todd Gilliland’s heartbreak was serendipity for Justin Haley, who staked out his place in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship 4 race with a stunning victory Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Gilliland was half a lap away from collecting his first series win in the Jag Metals 350 when his No. 4 Toyota sputtered on the backstretch and ran out of fuel. Haley, who was 1.3 seconds back on the white-flag lap, surged past Gilliland and crossed theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer From the bottom performer at ThorSport Racing to once again being the highest finishing entry, Myatt Snider’s late-season charge continued in Saturday’s Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway, finishing third after leading seven of 250 laps. The highest rookie driver in points backed up his career-high runner-up finish at Talladega two weeks ago with yet another strong run in the No. 13 Louisiana Hot Sauce Ford F-150, especially when his crew opted for a different pit strategy, which turned out to be beneficial and extendedRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Entering the Chevrolet Silverado 250, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series veteran Matt Crafton finds himself in an unfamiliar position. Crafton was the last driver to make the 2018 Playoffs after finishing in the top-five in the Championship Standings every year since 2013. The two-time Truck Series Champion last visited victory lane at Eldora Speedway in 2017. Crafton’s current 28-race winless streak is his longest since going winless for 39 races from mid-2011 through early-2013. The 2018 Playoffs begin at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, a trackRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A quiet, and frustrating season takes a backseat as Matt Crafton clinched the final playoff spot after Thursday’s UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, beating ThorSport Racing teammate Myatt Snider by 115 points. Crafton said he’ll be working on improving his No. 88 Great Lakes Water Water Floors/Menards Ford F-150 during the playoffs after having off performances throughout the regular season. Notably, an off night on pit road when the jack fell off, costing him track positions. “We’ve been off a little bitRead More