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Camping World Truck Series News and Rumors

Next Race: Texas

Entry list: Not released
Practice 1: Thursday, June 7, 4:05 - 4:55pm/et
Practice 2: Thursday, June 7, 5:05 - 5:55pm/et
Qualifying: Friday, June 8, 5:45pm/et on FS1
Race: Friday, June 8, 2018, 9:00pm/et on FS1, MRN (Stages: 40/80/167)
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 9:19pm/et


Last Race: Charlotte

Entry list: 35 trucks entered
Practice 1: Results
Practice 2: Results
Qualifying: Starting lineupPitstall selections
Crew rosters: Posted
Race: Official Charlotte race results and standings (pdf)

Johnny Sauter pulls away to win at Charlotte for first time: As drivers battled for position behind him, Johnny Sauter pulled away his No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet during the final 10-lap run to win Friday night's North Carolina Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.[More](5-18-2018)

Sauter wins Charlotte: #21-Johnny Sauter led a race-high 71 of the 134 laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday night to win the NC Education Lottery Camping World Truck Series race. It was Sauter's first win at Charlotte in the Truck Series, his third of the season, and 20th win of his career.
#51-Kyle Busch overcame two pitroad penalties to finish second. #46-Brandon Jones, #16-Brett Moffitt, #41-Ben Rhodes, #52-Stewart Friesen, #75-Parker Kligerman, #18-Noah Gragson, #8-John Hunter Nemechak and #4-Todd Gilliland were the remainder of the top-10.
There were seven caution flags for 36 laps and 11 lead changes among five leaders.
See results on the Charlotte race results page(5-18-2018)

Camping World Truck standings following Charlotte:
1) #21-Johnny Sauter, 329 [3 wins]
2) #18-Noah Gragson, 270, -59 [1 win]
3) #16-Brett Moffitt, 264, -65, [1 win]
4) #41-Ben Rhodes, 250, -79
5) #98-Grant Enfinger, 239, -90
6) #88-Matt Crafton, 237, -92
7) #52-Stewart Friesen, 209 -120
8) #24-Justin Haley, 208, -121
9) #25-Dalton Sagreant, 193, -136
10) #13-Myatt Snider, 189, -140
See complete standings on Driver points standings page and the owner's standings are posted on the Owner points standings page. (5-18-2018)


All Out Motorsports partners with N.O.W. Matters More Foundation

All Out Motorsports / Korbin Forrister will carry the N.O.W. Matters More Foundation for the remainder of the team's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season.[More](5-17-2018)


Century Containers on board with Snider at Charlotte

Century Container, a leading manufacturer of HDPE injection-molded containers and lids, joins Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, Myatt Snider, as Primary Partner of the No. 13 Ford F-150 for Friday night's NC Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.[More](5-17-2018)


Peters, RBR returning to action in NC Education Lottery 200

After a foray into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) at Talladega last month, Ricky Benton Racing (RBR) and Timothy Peters are heading back to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The No. 92 Ford F-150 will be sporting a special decal in support of TJ's Team Foundation: More Than a Cape, a non-profit aimed at raising money for pediatric cancer research.[More](5-16-2018)


Last Race: Kansas

Entry list: 30 trucks are entered
Practice 1: Results
Qualifying: Starting lineupPitstall selections
Crew rosters: Posted
Race: Official Kansas race results and standings (pdf)

Noah Gragson gets quick redemption with NASCAR Truck Series victory at Kansas: There are times when redemption is swift and merciful. A week after throwing away a chance to win at Dover with a wreck of his own making, Noah Gragson scored his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory of the season, beating his car owner, Kyle Busch, to the finish line in the 37 Kind Days 250 at Kansas Speedway. Starting from the pole for the second straight race, Gragson led 128 of 167 laps in his No. 18 Toyota, swept all the stages of the event and collected the second NCWTS victory of his career.[More](5-11-2018)

Gragson wins Kansas truck race Truck race: #18-Noah Gragson recovered from heartbreak just one week ago in Dover to dominate the day at Kansas Speedway on Friday en route to the win in the 37 Kind Days 250. Gragson started the race from the pole, led the most laps, and swept all three stages to claim his second series win, his first this season.
#4-Kyle Busch, #52-Stewart Friesen, #8-John Hunter Nemechek, #21-Johnny Sauter, #88-Matt Crafton, #2-Cody Coughlin, #98-Grant Enfinger, #51-Brandon Jones and #24-Justin Haley were the top-10.
There were four caution flags for 21 laps and 13 lead changes among eight leaders.
See results on the Kansas race results page(5-11-2018)

Camping World Truck standings following Kansas:
1) #21-Johnny Sauter, 275[2 win]
2) #18-Noah Gragson, 240, -35 [1 win]
3) #98-Grant Enfinger, 214, -61
4) #16-Brett Moffitt, 213, -62, [1 win]
5) #41-Ben Rhodes, 213, -62
6) #88-Matt Crafton, 205, -70
7) #52-Stewart Friesen, 178, -97
8) #24-Justin Haley, 173, -102
9) #25-Dalton Sagreant, 168, -107
10) #13-Myatt Snider, 167, -108
See complete standings on Driver points standings page and the owner's standings are posted on the Owner points standings page. (5-11-2018)


Mosley to drive Kansas for Beaver Motorsports after five-year absence

Beaver Motorsports today announced Crossbar Electronic Cigarettes as the primary sponsor for the No. 50 Chevrolet Silverado of Jamie Mosley at Kansas Speedway for the 37 Kind Days 250. Mosley will make his return to the NASCAR Circut after a five-year hiatus. Jamie Mosley currently holds the position of an elected Jailer in Laurel County, KY and is set to begin his third four-year term as the head of the 1000 bed Laurel County Correctional Center. His racing experience spans over 40 years from childhood kart races to the ARCA, NASCAR Camping World Truck, and NASCAR Xfinity Series.[More](5-10-2018)


Dover post-race penalties announced

The #4 team was penalized for having a lug nut improperly installed. Crew chief Wes Ward has been fined $10,000.[More](5-9-2018)


Truck Series to get a new name? UPDATE: Gander Outdoors naming rights of Truck Series to begin in 2019

UPDATE: NASCAR and Camping World have expanded their agreement to provide Gander Outdoors naming rights to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Beginning in 2019, the national series will be rebranded as the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series.Camping World originally became title sponsor of the Truck Series in 2009. In 2014, NASCAR and Camping World signed a landmark seven-year agreement, continuing the partnership through 2022. This newly expanded agreement provides official NASCAR status and naming rights to Camping World's partner brand, Gander Outdoors. The remaining years on the deal are still intact.[More](5-8-2018)


Johnny Sauter gets dramatic NASCAR Truck Series win at Dover:After what had happened moments earlier, Johnny Sauter's victory in a two-lap overtime shootout seemed almost routine by comparison. Sauter, who turned 40 on May 1, held off fellow 40-something Matt Crafton to win Friday's JEGS 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway-but not until Sauter won an intense struggle against pole winner Noah Gragson, whose race ended on the next-to-last lap of regulation when his No. 18 Toyota backed hard into the outside wall. The victory was Sauter's second straight at Dover, his second of the season and the 19th of his career. [More](4-17-2018)

Sauter wins Dover Truck race: #21-Johnny Sauter won the JEGS 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway on Friday for his second win of the season. Sauter and #18-Noah Gragson were racing for position with two laps remaining, but Gragson bounced off of Sauter and lost control, spinning and slamming the outside wall. That set the field up for an overtime finish. On the restart #88-Matt Crafton held the low lane but had nothing for Sauter, who drove by on the outside to take the win.
#24-Justin Haley, #54-David Gilliland, #51-Harrison Burton, #2-Cody Coughlin, #8-Joe Nemechek, #41-Ben Rhodes, #97-Jesse Little, and #4-Todd Gilliland were the remainder of the top-10.
There were seven caution flags for 46 laps and eight lead changes among four leaders.
See results on the Dover race results page(5-4-2018)

Camping World Truck standings following Dover:
1) #21-Johnny Sauter, 238 [2 win]
2) #41-Ben Rhodes, 187, -51
3) #18-Noah Gragson, 180, -58
4) #16-Brett Moffitt, 175, -63, [1 win]
5) #98-Grant Enfinger, 175, -63
6) #88-Matt Crafton, 169, -69
7) #24-Justin Haley, 146, -92
8) #13-Myatt Snider, 145, -93
9) #25-Dalton Sagreant, 142, -96
10) #52-Stewart Friesen, 137, -101
See complete standings on Driver points standings page and the owner's standings are posted on the Owner points standings page. (5-4-2018)


Louisiana Hot Sauce sponsoring Myatt Snider at Dover

The Original Louisiana Brand Hot Sauce TM, a longtime partner of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Myatt Snider, has joined Snider and ThorSport Racing in pursuit of victory lane at Dover International Speedway.[More](4-30-2018)


Christian Eckes to make Truck Series debut at Iowa

Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that Christian Eckes, the most recent winner in the ARCA Racing Series, will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut June 16 at Iowa Speedway in Newton as part of a four-race schedule driving a fourth entry for the organization.[More](4-26-2018)


Burton turns first laps in Canada

Harrison Burton completed a test at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in preparation for his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race there later this year. While the NASCAR Pinty's Series is still one month away from holding its annual season opener during Victoria Day weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Harrison Burton brought his Kyle Busch Motorsports truck up to turn some laps for the first time. The second generation driver will compete in the Truck Series event Aug. 26, his first on a road course in the series.[More](4-26-2018)


Jennifer Jo Cobb in the #55 at Talladega XFINITY race

JP Motorsports (JPM) announces that full-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, Jennifer Jo Cobb, will pilot its #55 Toyota Camry in this Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Sparks Energy 300 at the Talladega Superspeedway.[More](4-23-2018)


Timothy Peters driving for Ricky Benton in Talladega Cup race

Timothy Peters will attempt to qualify for his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway with Ricky Benton Racing next week, the team confirmed to The Racing Experts Wednes[More](4-17-2018)


Bristol Truck Series race moved to Thursday

Officials from NASCAR and Bristol Motor Speedway announce that the UNOH 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race and Bush's Beans 150 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event will move from Wednesday, Aug. 15, to Thursday, Aug. 16 in 2018. The schedule change packages an adrenaline-filled three consecutive nights of under-the-lights racing during the Aug. 16-18 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race week.[More](4-17-2018)


Gragson to drive three races for JGR

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces that Noah Gragson will be behind the wheel of the No. 18 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) Toyota Camry for three consecutive races starting at Richmond Raceway on April 20, 2018. Gragson will be behind the wheel of the No. 18 Toyota Camry for the Toyota Care 250 at Richmond Raceway, Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway and the OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway. [More](4-12-2018)


Cobb to run NASCAR Euro Series race

While the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is taking next weekend off, Jennifer Jo Cobb will be busy competing in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series at Valencia.[More](4-9-2018)


JEGS Automotive to sponsor Dover Truck race

Dover International Speedway officials announced today that JEGS Automotive Inc., an e-commerce world leader in high performance automotive parts, will become the entitlement partner for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, May 4. The "JEGS 200" NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race will be the fifth of 23 races in the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule.[More](3-28-2018)


Triad Racing Technologies selling engine shop

Triad Racing Technologies, a long-time engine builder and supplier for numerous teams in NASCAR's three national divisions, announced Monday afternoon they will sell off their race engine shop.[More](3-20-2018)


Daytona post-race penalties upheld

The #41-Ben Rhodes ThorSport Racing team were penalized following Daytona for failing height requirements post-race. Crew chief Eddie Troconis has been fined $5,000 and suspended from the next NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship points event. The team was also assessed with the loss of 10 driver points and 10 owner points.
UPDATE: The National Motorsports Appeals Panel upheld an L1-level penalty Wednesday that NASCAR issued to the No. 41 Thorsport Racing team following the season-opening race at Daytona International Speedway. A three-member panel of Dixon Johnston, Bill Mullis (operator of Langley Speedway) and Cathy Rice (general manager of South Boston Speedway) said in a statement that they found the Appellants violated the rules set forth in the penalty notice, and the original penalty was affirmed and upheld.[More](3-14-2018)


Former NASCAR driver Rick Crawford being held on charge of enticing a minor

Former NASCAR Truck series driver Rick Crawford is being held in a Seminole County (Florida) jail on a charge of attempted enticement of a minor, a spokesman for the U.S. district attorney's office confirmed Monday.Crawford, 59, has a bond hearing set for Thursday in U.S. District Court in Orlando.[More](3-6-2018)


CK Power named presenting sponsor of Gateway Truck race

Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois today announced CK Power will be the presenting sponsor for its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on June 23. The race will be called the Gateway 200 presented by CK Power.[More](3-1-2018)


KBM team penalized for loose wheel

Crew chief Marcus Richmond II, rear tire changer Coleman Dollarhide and jackman Ernie Pierce have been suspended for the next three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship points events.[More](2-28-2018)


Reaume planning first full truck season as owner/driver

Josh Reaume, a journeyman driver from California, will see both sides of the series this season, driving the Reaume Brothers Racing No. 33 Chevrolet for the full season in 2018. With 32 XFINITY and 16 Truck series starts, this season will be his first full-time in a national NASCAR series.[More](2-28-2018)


Engine options leveling field, but some teams still behind

The soft open for the new NASCAR Camping World Truck Series spec engine has suddenly become a requirement, apparently, with every team working to obtain enough power plants to sustain a full fleet during the first couple of races this season. When NASCAR first decided to introduce a spec option during the off-season, the understanding was that the sanctioning body would ease the engines into use so as not to alienate teams that wanted to retain manufacturer-supported engines. But after several tests, it appears that the Ilmor-produced NT1 is more competitive than the existing OEMs. [More](2-25-2018)


Team Dillon partners with GoShare and Young's Motorsports for full season

Young's Motorsports announced Friday that it will field a second truck in full-time competition for the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season. "In partnership with Team Dillon, we have put together an exciting schedule for 2018," said team principal, Tyler Young. "The venture will feature both Austin and Ty Dillon, as well as Daniel Hemric and Team Dillon development driver, Tanner Thorson, in the No. 20 GoShare Chevrolet Silverado for a total of 17 races." [More](2-23-2018)


FDNY Racing ends tenure after Daytona

Friday marked the end of an era for FDNY Racing. The team confirmed Daytona was the final Truck Series race for its No. 28, ending a part-time NASCAR effort that's lasted over 30 years.[More](2-18-2018)


Performance Plus Motor Oil joins Sargeant for 2018

Dalton Sargeant and GMS Racing are proud to announce the addition of Performance Plus Motor Oil to the No. 25 team. The partnership begins this week at Daytona International Speedway for the NextEra Energy 250, where Performance Plus Motor Oil will be the primary sponsor on Sargeant's Chevrolet Silverado, and will continue throughout the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season.[More](2-14-2018)


GMS Racing names general manager

GMS Racing announced today that Randy Usher will join the team as General Manager. Usher has many years of experience in the NASCAR industry, including his most recent position as General Manager at Red Horse Racing (RHR) up until the team's closure in 2017.[More](2-14-2018)


Overton's to sponsor Chicagoland races

Chicagoland Speedway announced today that Overton's, America's Marine and Watersports Superstore, will serve as the entitlement sponsor for this year's NASCAR weekend June 29 - July 1.The three NASCAR National Series races at Chicagoland Speedway will affectionately be known as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Overton's 225, the NASCAR Xfinity Series Overton's 300 and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Overton's 400.[More](2-8-2018)


2018 race stage lengths announced

NASCAR today announced the 2018 stage lengths for its three national series, looking to build on last season's successful debut of the race format. In the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, both Las Vegas Motor Speedway races are scheduled for 134 laps, with stage lengths set to end at Lap 40, Lap 80 and Lap 134.[More](2-7-2018)