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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at Chicagoland Speedway Pushed Back to Saturday Night
September 12th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Rain canceled almost all track activity on Friday at Chicagoland Speedway and that included the scheduled running of the Lucas Oil 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. The race was scheduled to start a little after 8:30 p.m. ET Friday night but will now be run starting at 7...

Brad Keselowski Wins UNOH 200 at Bristol for First NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Win
August 21st, 2014 at 12:06 PM
Brad Keselowski, the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, finally has picked up his first career win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series after taking the checkered flag in the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday morning. It was Keselowski's 62nd career Truck Series start. ***PHOTO1*** He was able...

Johnny Sauter Has Great Strategy to Win Truck Series Race at Michigan International Speedway
August 16th, 2014 at 3:07 PM
Jeff Hensley was on the pit box as Johnny Sauter's crew chief for the first time this season on Saturday for the Careers for Veterans 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway and the duo played the fuel and pit strategy to perfection to edge out...

NASCAR Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series News: Ryan Ellis and Jeb Burton
May 13th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
On Monday it was learned that Rick Ware Racing will have Ryan Ellis drive for the team in a large number of the remaining NASCAR Nationwide Series races this season. His first race with the team will be Sunday's Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 at Iowa Speedway when he will be behind...

Three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Teams Hit with Post-Race Penalty
April 1st, 2014 at 8:24 PM
Following Sunday's Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway NASCAR confiscated suspension parts from three trucks for further evaluation. On Tuesday those three teams were hit with penalties. ***PHOTO1*** The No. 54 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota of Darrell Wallce Jr that finished second, the No. 31 Turner Scott...

Matt Crafton to Make NASCAR Nationwide Series Start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
March 4th, 2014 at 8:51 PM
The 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Matt Crafton also impressed in three NASCAR Nationwide Series starts last season and will make his first NNS start of 2014 this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Crafton will drive the No. 33 Trackett Flooring/Menards Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing in the...

Jeb Burton Will Run for ThorSport Racing in the ARCA and Truck Series Races at Daytona
February 6th, 2014 at 9:11 PM
After learning that he had lost his full time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ride with Turner Scott Motorsports less than a month before the season starts Jeb Burton has found a ride for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway. He will drive the...

Motorsports 101 Debate: Who Will Win the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship?
February 5th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
The green flag will drop on the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season in 16 days when the trucks hit the track for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway on Friday, February 21st. Motorsports 101's writers make their picks on who they think will win the championship...

Johnny Sauter Gets New Crew Chief at ThorSport Racing
January 11th, 2014 at 4:23 PM
As the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series gets ready for its Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway on Monday and Tuesday ThorSport Racing has announced that Johnny Sauter will be working with a new crew chief for the 2014 season as Gene Wachtel comes aboard. ***PHOTO1*** Sauter worked with three different crew chiefs during...

Kyle Busch Wins Truck Series Finale at Homestead and Owner’s Title; Matt Crafton Claims Driver’s Championship
November 16th, 2013 at 12:07 AM
It was a wild night at Homestead-Miami Speedway and a fitting end to the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Kyle Busch held off all challenges during three green-white-checkered restarts to win the Ford EcoBoost 200 and also end in an owner's points tie in his No. 51 truck...

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Full of News Heading into Season Finale at Homestead
November 15th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Matt Crafton only needs to take the green flag tonight at Homestead-Miami Speedway to win the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship. On Thursday it was learned that he will be back to defend his championship with the same team. Both Crafton and Menards have signed contract extensions with ThorSport...

Matt Crafton Can Clinch the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Tonight
November 8th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Matt Crafton, from Tulare, California, has been a staple in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series as he has competed full time every year since the 2001 season. His 13th full time season is about to end in his first career championship. He can clinch tonight at Phoenix International Raceway. This...

Frank Kimmel Will Drive for ThorSport Racing in Truck Series Finale
November 6th, 2013 at 8:29 PM
ThorSports Racing announced that Frank Kimmel will drive the team's No. 13 Toyota Tundra in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 2013 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Ansell/Menards will serve as primary sponsor on the truck. Kimmel, the all-time wins leader in the ARCA Racing Series with 80, won his series leading 10th ARCA championship this...

Thorsport Racing Hires Veteran Crew Chief Dennis Conner for #98 Truck
August 7th, 2013 at 6:32 PM
Veteran crew chief Dennis Conner has been hired as crew chief for Johnny Sauter and the #98 Thorsport Racing Toyota Tundra effective immediately. Sauter's old crew chief Joe Shear Jr left the team after Iowa in July. Shear was unhappy with the direction the team was going. ***PHOTO1*** Conner brings a wealth...

Joe Shear Jr Joins Turn One Racing as Crew Chief for Dakoda Armstrong
August 5th, 2013 at 8:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** Joe Shear Jr, who left his Thorsport Racing position as crew chief for Johnny Sauter, joined Turn One Racing on Monday as crew chief for Dakoda Armstrong in the No. 60 Chevrolet. Shear, a veteran crew chief with 143 career Camping World Truck Series races under his belt, left the No. 98...

Frank Kimmel to Drive #13 Truck for ThorSport Racing at Iowa
July 10th, 2013 at 10:39 PM
It's been nine years since Frank Kimmel has hopped into a NASCAR Camping World Truck, but this weekend the nine time ARCA Racing Series champion will drive the #13 truck for ThorSport Racing in this weekend's American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway. Kimmel drives the #44 for ThorSport racing in the...

Matt Kenseth and Joe Gibbs Racing Slammed with Penalties for Kansas Infractions; Johnny Sauter Loses Points Lead
April 24th, 2013 at 7:22 PM
Wednesday was penalty day in NASCAR and two teams felt the wrath of NASCAR's iron fist of justice. None more than Matt Kenseth and the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 20 team. Johnny Sauter also fell from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points lead after his team was penalized. ***PHOTO1*** Kenseth won...

USAC Star Tracy Hines to Run Truck Race at Eldora
March 29th, 2013 at 11:12 PM
Former NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver and two time USAC open wheel champion Tracy Hines will run the Inaugural Mid Summer Classic at Eldora Speedway, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series first race on dirt in the series history. The race will be ran on July 24th Hines will run the...

Todd Bodine Gets Race Seat with ThorSport at Daytona for the Truck Race
February 11th, 2013 at 7:49 PM
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series veteran Todd Bodine picked up a one-race deal with ThorSport Racing on Monday to drive the season opening NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway on Friday, February 22. ***PHOTO1*** He will drive the No. 13 Toyota with sponsorship from Mattei Air Compressors in the race. "This deal with Todd and...