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Chandler Smith Rebounds from Loose Wheel for COTA Top Five

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Chandler Smith maintained the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points lead despite a mid-race spin at Circuit of the Americas (COTA). Although Stage 1 of the XPEL 225 went caution-free, it was not without incident. Smith’s No. 18 Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra TRD Pro had a loose wheel following […]

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Late-race contact bumps Kyle Busch back to third in Truck Series at COTA

By Summer Bedgood Kyle Busch looked like he was well on his way to earning his first career road course race victory in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Saturday at Circuit of the Americas.  Starting the XPEL 225 from the fifth position, Busch took over the lead on only the second lap and […]

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COLUMN: Bettin’ on NASCAR at Atlanta Motor Speedway This Week is a Crapshoot

By Jerry Jordan, Editor HAMPTON, Ga. – With nothing more than a single practice on the newly repaved and increased banking at Atlanta Motor Speedway it is hard to gauge which NASCAR driver in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 is most likely to find themselves in Victory Lane. Many would want to go with […]

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With Last-lap Pass, Corey Heim Gets First NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Win at Atlanta

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service HAMPTON, Ga. – Moments after taking the white flag in Saturday’s FR8 208 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Corey Heim powered to the inside of Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Chandler Smith, got a push from teammate John Hunter Nemechek and held on to win his first NASCAR Camping World Truck […]

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Six-year-old racer, Brexton Busch, signs sponsorship extension with SERVPRO for 2022

By Jerry Jordan, Editor DAYTONA BEACH – While everyone else was focusing on media announcements and press conferences featuring the top drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series, shortly after his two-time NASCAR Champion dad, Kyle Busch, stepped off the podium, a press release was distributed declaring that SERVPRO and six-year-old Brexton Busch would extend their […]

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Kyle Busch Motorsports to Field Full-Time Entry in ARCA Menards Series

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Kyle Busch Motorsports has announced that they will compete full-time in the ARCA Menards Series in 2022.  Sammy Smith will pilot the entry in the majority of the races during the season with support from Iowa-based trucking company TMC Transportation. “At TMC Transportation, we’ve always enjoyed racing, and we are […]

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John Hunter Nemechek suffers damage early in the Lucas Oil 150 and is unable to recover to fight for the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship at Phoenix Raceway. Photo by Rachel Schuoler / Kickin' the Tires

Nemechek Falls Short of 2021 Championship After Superb Truck Season

AVONDALE, Ariz. – After a dominant five-win season and entering Friday’s Lucas Oil 150 as the championship favorite, the dark cloud of misfortune keeps John Hunter Nemechek from claiming the 2021 title. “I had probably one of the fastest trucks tonight,” Nemechek said post race, “and nothing to show for it.” It was one of […]

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Ben Rhodes wins NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship as Chandler Smith sweeps title race 

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service AVONDALE, Ariz. – A bantamweight boxer in the training room, Ben Rhodes punched like a heavyweight on Friday at Phoenix Raceway. On Lap 142 of 150 in the Lucas Oil 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship race, Rhodes tapped the tailgate of Zane Smith’s Chevrolet with the nose […]

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Kligerman: ‘Sometimes You Have to Fight Fire with Fire’

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer MARTINSVILLE, VA – A spin, payback, and a late-race rally left Parker Kligerman with a top-10 finish at Martinsville Speedway. With 42 laps to go in the United Rentals 200, Kligerman was inside the top-10 in the No. 75 Luck’s Beans Toyota Tundra. Contact with Johnny Sauter sent the Henderson […]

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John Hunter Nemechek takes the win at Texas Motor Speedway in the Andy's 335 NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Photo by Jerry Jordan/Kickin' the Tires

GALLERY: John Hunter Nemechek Drives Away With Victory at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth

By Jerry Jordan, Editor FORT WORTH – On the heels of announcing he would be driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2022, John Hunter Nemechek went out Saturday and drove away from the field to win the Andy’s 335 at Texas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

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