Ben Kennedy’s evolving leadership role at NASCAR

By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service As NASCAR has announced bold new editions of the 2022 race schedules for its three premier series in the last few weeks, a fresh voice in leadership has essentially taken the corporate green flag – 29-year old Ben Kennedy. The great-grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. has been […]

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John Wes Townley answers media questions after his win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 2015. Photo by Grace Krenrich/Catchfence

Police Confirm John Wes Townley Killed After Confronting Ex-wife And Another Man With A ‘Hatchet’

By Jerry Jordan, Editor Former NASCAR driver John Wes Townley died Saturday night as the result of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to a spokesperson for the Athens-Clarke Police Department. Based on new information from police, Townley (31) and his former wife, Laura Townley (30), saw their divorce finalized this past week. Townley […]

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Crafton Left Frustrated with Nemechek at Talladega

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Despite a top-15 finish and scoring the fourth-most points, Matt Crafton left Talladega frustrated with John Hunter Nemechek. The three-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion may have scored points in both Stages, but it almost didn’t happen. Aggressive bump drafting from Nemechek forced Crafton to fight for control in […]

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John Hunter Nemechek goes spinning off the bumper of Tate Fogleman at Talladega Superspeedway as the two battle for the checkered flag. Photo by Jerry Jordan/Kickin' the Tires

GALLERY: Tate Fogleman Tangles With John Hunter Nemechek On Final Lap To Win At Talladega Superspeedway

By Jerry Jordan, Editor TALLADEGA, Ala. — Tate Fogleman had a badly damaged truck but found himself battling for the win on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway as he and John Hunter Nemechek bounced off one another in the Chevrolet Silverado 250. Nemechek spun to the inside off Fogleman’s bumper in the tri-oval and […]

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Back to the Future: New Venues, Return of Familiar Locations Highlight 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Slates

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR today announced the 2022 schedules for both the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, slates that feature exciting – and significant – adjustments for race fans. For the first time since 2000, a NASCAR national series will return to the twists and turns of Portland International Raceway […]

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Christian Eckes Leads Historic 1-2-3-4 Finish for ThorSport Racing

By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service For the second consecutive week, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series crowned a first-time winner. Christian Eckes, a 20-year old New York native, took the lead on a final restart with four laps remaining to claim his first trophy and lead a historic 1-2-3-4 finish for the ThorSport Racing […]

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NASCAR Truck Series contenders at Las Vegas Motor Speedway had a bad night.

Most NASCAR Truck Series Playoff Drivers Crap Out With Bad Luck at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

 By Jerry Jordan, Editor LAS VEGAS – Chaos, carnage and cautions: those were the buzzwords at Las Vegas Motor Speedway as over half the playoff drivers running for the Camping World Truck Series. Of the eight drivers battling for the championship, only Ben Rhodes (2nd place), Matt Crafton (3rd place) and Stewart Friesen (6th place) […]

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Todd Gilliland doesn't get the push he needs on the final restart to finish fifth in the Victoria's Voice Foundation 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images

Final Restart Costs Gilliland Vegas Win, Finishes Fifth

LAS VEGAS – After Todd Gilliland led the most laps at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a final restart saw the four ThorSport Racing trucks find a way around Gilliland and drop him to a heartbreaking fifth position in the final results of the Victoria’s Voice Foundation 200 Presented by Westgate Resorts. “That really is truck […]

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Late Race Accident Ends Austin Hill’s Truck Series Playoff Bid

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer A mistake by Austin Hill with 12 laps to go in the UNOH 200 ended his bid for the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship. While battling with Josh Berry just inside the top-15, Hill attempted to cutoff the Rackley W.A.R. driver. The Hattori Racing driver tried to move […]

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Chandler Smith Advances in NASCAR Truck Playoff With Thrilling Victory at Bristol

By Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service In a stunning upset on Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, rookie Chandler Smith stole a victory from reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Sheldon Creed, clinched a spot in the Round of 8 of the Playoffs, and eliminated Todd Gilliland from the postseason. The entire tenor of the […]

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