Brett Moffitt cruises to first Truck Series title at Homestead: Brett Moffitt is the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion after a decisive victory in Friday night's Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.[More](11-16-2018)
Moffitt wins Homestead, title: #16-Brett Moffitt won the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship by taking home the win in the season-finale Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead Miami Speedway. Moffitt took the lead following a green flag exchange of pitstops on lap 106, and led the remaining 28 laps. The win was his sixth of the season.
#98-Grant Enfinger won the pole, led 33 laps, and finished second. #18-Noah Gragson finished third after leading 34 laps of his own on Friday night. He fell two positions and six points shy of the championship.
#52-Stewart Friesen, #2-Sheldon Creed, #88-Matt Crafton, #8-John Hunter Nemechek, #24-Justin Haley, who finished third in the championship points was eighth, followed by #97-Jesse Little and #41-Ben Rhodes in the top-10.
#21-Johnny Sauter was the only playoff driver not in the top-10. He finished 12th after struggling with the handling of his truck throughout the race.
There were two caution flags for 12 laps and 10 lead changes among seven leaders.
See results on the Homestead race results page(11-16-2018)
Camping World Truck standings following Homestead:
1) #16-Brett Moffitt, [6 wins], 4040
2) #18-Noah Gragson, [1 win], 4034, - 6
3) #24-Justin Haley, [3 wins], 4029, - 11
4) #21-Johnny Sauter, [6 wins], 4025, - 15
See complete standings on Driver points standings page and the owner's standings are posted on the Owner points standings page. (11-13-2018)
Brett Moffitt finished this season with six wins, and career highs in both top fives (13) and top 10s (13). Myatt Snider captured the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year. Driving for ThorSport Racing, Snider scored three top fives and eight top 10s.[More](11-16-2018)
With the completion of qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Chevrolet has clinched the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) manufacturer championship. This is the ninth time in NCWTS history that Chevrolet has captured this prestigious honor. Silverado has powered Chevrolet drivers in the NCWTS since the series' inception in 1995 and has now earned the Bowtie Brand nine manufacturer championships and over 230 victories.[More](11-16-2018)
Crew chief Ryan Bell of the #35 truck team, truck chief Jerry Kennedy, and mechanic Patrick Magee have been suspended for the next three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series/NASCAR Gander Outdoors Trucks Series Championship Points Events, through Feb. 20, 2019, for loss or separation of added ballast from the vehicle, following the race at Texas.(11-7-2018)
UPDATE: The National Motorsports Appeals Panel today heard and considered an appeal of a penalty issued on Nov. 7. Upon hearing the testimony, the decisions of the National Motorsports Appeals Panel are: That the Appellants violated the Rules set forth in the Penalty Notice. That the Panel affirms and upholds the original Penalty assessed by NASCAR.[More](11-15-2018)
Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that Safelite® AutoGlass will return to the organization in 2019 as a primary sponsor for 19 races on Harrison Burton's No. 18 Tundra during his first full-time season in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS). The nation's largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services joined KBM in 2018 as the primary sponsor for championship contender Noah Gragson and also has served as an associate sponsor for Burton's limited Truck Series schedule this season.[More](11-14-2018)
Sheldon Creed will join GMS Racing full-time next season, competing for Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors during the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series season. Additional information on truck number and sponsor will be announced at a later date.[More](11-9-2018)
Vankor, an independent energy and commodities company headquartered in North Texas that specializes in the trade and distribution of oil and gas, has signed a multi-year deal to serve as the entitlement sponsor for the spring NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race beginning in 2019.The Vankor 350 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race will be making its debut during the spring weekend for the first time in the history of Texas Motor Speedway.[More](11-2-2018)
Sources have confirmed that Chevrolet will be hosting a press conference at Texas Motor Speedway Friday at 11:45 a.m. in the media center to announce new Camaro and Silverado body designs for the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series and the 2019 Gander Outdoors Trucks Series entries. A press release regarding the weekend schedule from the track may have spilled the beans on the event, as well, but news that Chevrolet had been working to redesign the Camaro was first reported by Kickin' the Tires in April.(10-31-2018)
UPDATE: Chevrolet will campaign an updated Camaro SS coupe in the NASCAR Xfinity Series™ and the new Silverado in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Series™ in 2019, the brand announced today. This marks the third time the Xfinity Series Camaro SS has received an update since its competition debut in 2013. This is the first time since 2014 the Gander Outdoors Truck Series Silverado has been redesigned.[More]
Premium Motorsports announced today that they will not field a team in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2019. They will finish the season racing the #49 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Chevrolet Silverado with Sobriety Nation as the team's primary sponsor before ceasing operations after the final race of the 2018 season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The reason given for doing this is to be able to focus solely on their Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing program in 2019. [More](10-18-2018)
The owner of Bristol Motor Speedway is in preliminary talks about holding two yearly NASCAR races at the Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville, but the two sides appear no closer to a deal. Tony Formosa, the longtime promoter of the fairgrounds racetrack, said Speedway Motorsports, the company that owns Bristol Motor Speedway, has expressed interest in holding a NASCAR Xfinity Series race and a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the fairgrounds.[More](10-12-2018)
Wendell Chavous, driver of the #49 Chevrolet for Premium Motorsports, announced that his last race will be this weekend at Talladega. Chavous says he is stepping away from racing because he wants to spend more time with his son and build his business.[More](10-8-2018)
Justin Fontaine says that barring a major influx of sponsorship funds, he is indefinitely stepping away from racing following the season-finale at Homestead.[More](9-17-2018)