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Camping World Truck Series News and Rumors

Next Race: Dover

Entry list: TBA
Practice 1: Thursday, June 1, 2:00 pm/et
Practice 2: Thursday, June 1, 4:00 pm/et
Qualifying: Friday, June 2, 2:35 pm/et on FS1, multi-vehicle, 3 rounds
Race: Friday, June 2, 5:30 pm/et on FS1, MRN, 200 miles, 200 laps


Hornaday selected to 2018 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class

NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The five-person group - the ninth since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 - consists of Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ron Hornaday Jr., Ken Squier and Robert Yates. One of the forefathers of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, few drivers can be mentioned in the same breath as Ron Hornaday Jr. when it comes to wheeling a truck around a race track. The second-generation racer from Palmdale, California boasts a record four Truck Series championships and 51 wins competing on the rough-and-tumble circuit. Hornaday also holds the Truck Series all-time marks for top fives (158) and top 10s (234). In 2009, Hornaday won five straight Truck Series races, a feat matched only three other times in NASCAR national series history.[More](5-24-2017)


2018 NASCAR national series' schedules released

NASCAR announced sweeping changes to the lineup of tracks that make up the playoffs as part of its 2018 national series schedules. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series joins NASCAR Goes West, the annual three-race trek to the West Coast, making March 2-4 a triple-header weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The fall Bristol race will finalize the playoff field for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, with Round of 8 races at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Las Vegas and Talladega.[More](5-23-2017)


Red Horse abruptly shuts down

After 13 seasons in the Camping World Truck Series, Red Horse Racing is shutting down effective immediately. Team owner Tom DeLoach told Motorsport.com on Monday that the organization was shutting down due to a lack of funding. "I tried as long as I could but I can't keep funding it out of my own pocket," DeLoach said.[More](5-22-2017)


Victor Gonzalez, Jr. teams up with Niece Motorsports

Road course ace Victor Gonzalez, Jr. will join Niece Motorsports behind the wheel of the No. 45 truck for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in September.[More](5-22-2017)


Kyle Busch claims record seventh NASCAR Truck Series victory at Charlotte

Kyle Busch never tires of winning, even though he does it more often than anyone else. Busch led 90 of 134 laps in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and completed a dominating victory in the event, sweeping both early stages of the race and taking the checkered flag .986 seconds ahead of runner-up Johnny Sauter. The win was Busch's seventh in 11 starts at the 1.5-mile track, his second of the season in three starts and the 48th of his career. No other driver in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series history has won more races at a single track.[More](5-19-2017)


Last Race: Charlotte

Entry list: 33 trucks are entered
Practice 1: Results
Practice 2: Results
Qualifying: Qualifying Order - Qualifying Results - Lineup
Race: Unofficial Results - Driver Points - Owner Points

Busch wins Charlotte: #51-Kyle Busch won the NC Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday night. #21-Johnny Sauter was second, followed by #4-Christopher Bell, #16-Ryan Truex, #17-Timothy Peters, #88-Matt Crafton, #98-Grant Enfinger, #27-Ben Rhodes, #18-Noah Gragson, and #75-Parker Kligerman.
There were 9 caution flags for 38 laps and 10 lead changes among 8 leaders.
See results on the Charlotte race results page(5-19-2017)

Truck Series point standings following Charlotte:
1) #21-Johnny Sauter, 242
2) #4-Christopher Bell, 227, -15
3) #88-Matt Crafton, 191, -51
4) #29-Chase Briscoe, 171, -71
5) #27-Ben Rhodes, 170, -72
See complete standings on Driver points standings page and the owner's standings are posted on the Owner points standings page.(5-19-2017)


The PEDIGREE Brand and BANFIELD Pet Hospital to Sponsor Gilliland and Busch

Kyle Busch Motorsports announced the PEDIGREE Brand will sponsor Todd Gilliland for six races and BANFIELD Pet Hospital will sponsor owner-driver Kyle Busch for two races in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) this season. KBM will field a fourth entry for two of Gilliland's races and two of Busch's.[More](5-19-2017)


Austin Cindric, 18, to graduate Friday, race in trucks that night

Austin Cindric has a graduation party arranged for Friday night -- he's competing in a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. Cindric, 18, will graduate Friday morning from the Cannon School, a private high school about seven miles from Charlotte Motor Speedway. He'll have about six hours from the end of graduation until he steps into a Brad Keselowski Racing truck to qualify Friday afternoon and then will race Friday night.[More](5-18-2017)


Kaz Grala welcomes new sponsor, Outlaw Fasteners, for Charlotte

Making his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kaz Grala will welcome a new sponsor along for the journey on his #33 Chevrolet Silverado, Outlaw Fasteners. Transforming the construction industry, Outlaw Fasteners prides itself on having a screw and drive system that allows for no stripping or dropped screws and a "one bit fits all" ability. [More](5-15-2017)


Stroke of luck propels Kyle Busch to Truck Series win at Kansas

Kyle Busch didn't do a celebratory burnout when he won Friday night's Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway. He didn't do his customary bow after notching his 47th victory in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Heartbreak for Ben Rhodes, who was leading by more than a second when his engine expired with eight laps left, provided the stroke of serendipity that launched Busch into Victory Lane. And Busch knew it.[More](5-12-2017)


Self to drive for Niece at Kansas

Officials from Niece Motorsports and AM Racing jointly announced today that Austin, Texas native Austin Wayne Self will drive the No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado in next Friday night's Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway. In addition to Niece Equipment serving as the primary marketing partner at Kansas, AM Racing partner Precision Air Technology will serve as a major associate for the 167-lap race.[More](5-8-2017)


Cobb announces plans on and off the track, team direction

Jennifer Jo Cobb announced her plans to grow her family and continue her race team. The hope for the female racer is to maximize opportunities for development drivers to race and align the team for a more competitive 2018. Additionally, longtime crew chief Steve Kuykendall, will be stepping away from the track temporarily.[More](5-4-2017)


Boyd partners with Excessive Carts

The Excessive Carts logo will be featured on the No. 12 Grunt Style Chevrolet Silverado at Kansas Speedway on May 12 and at Texas Motor Speedway on June 9.[More](5-4-2017)


XFINITY and Truck teams to test at Charlotte UPDATE

An all-star cast of drivers will take to Charlotte Motor Speedway for NASCAR Test Fest on May 2 in a fan-friendly shakedown of NASCAR XFINITY and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series machines before the 10 Days of NASCAR Thunder May 19-28.(4-28-2017)
UPDATE: The roar of NASCAR XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series engines filled the air on Tuesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, as NASCAR Test Fest gave teams a rare tune-up session before the 10 Days of NASCAR Thunder May 19-28. Ryan Blaney - who is still searching for his first XFINITY Series victory at Charlotte - topped the charts with a 29.254-second lap at 184.590 miles per hour. Brandon Jones, Tyler Reddick, Elliott Sadler and Brennan Poole rounded out the top five while Christopher Bell (150 laps), Cole Custer (147), William Byron (138) and Bubba Wallace (131) ran the most laps.Camping World Truck Series regulars also tackled Charlotte's iconic 1.5-mile superspeedway, with defending N.C. Education Lottery 200 winner Matt Crafton and his No. 88 ThorSport Racing Toyota Tundra team thankful to test. "It's good that this test goes from the day into the night because this race track changes more than any track we go to," Crafton said.[More](5-3-2017)


Travis Pastrana partners with Niece Motorsports, will race Las Vegas

Action sports legend Travis Pastrana will join Niece Motorsports for select events during the 2017 season, kicking off with a test at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the No. 45 Chevy Silverado on May 2. Pastrana's most recent NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start came in 2015 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In addition to his NCWTS experience, Pastrana has one pole and four top-10 finishes in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, coming in 2013.[More](5-1-2017)