Track Position Key In The End But Drivers Still Were Able To Come Through The Field Thursday Night

SPARTA, KY – Forgive me for not knowing what the TV broadcast showed for Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at the Kentucky Speedway. I was in attendance at the track like normal, but instead of covering the race from the press box, I took it in with my four year old son from the grandstands. That allowed me to watch a race from a different perspective, one that I haven’t done so at for at least a few years. What I saw, tons of passing. Sometimes, TV just…

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Friesen, Crafton Come From The Back For Top 3 Finishes But Rhodes’ Win Derails What Was A Good Night

SPARTA, KY – Stewart Friesen and Matt Crafton desperately needed the top three finishes that they came away with in Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225. See, both were among several NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers battling for at the time, the four final wildcard spots in this year’s playoff field. Crafton, hadn’t had a top five finish in his last three starts. In fact, two of those saw him finish 20th or worse. Friesen, well he had two straight finishes of 13th or worse. To make matters…

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Pit Stop Strategy Helps Rhodes Score Huge Trucks Win In Home Track

SPARTA, Ky – Throw Ben Rhodes into the mix as a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship contender. Team owner of ThorSport Racing said so after Rhodes reached victory lane in Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Seat 225 at the Kentucky Speedway. Rhodes, aided by a great final pit call that saw him take fuel only, outlasted Stewart Friesen who had taken four new tires on his final stop and won his second career Truck Series race. But, this one was bigger. This win was not only at his hometrack,…

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5 Favorites For Thursday Night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 (7:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

After a week off, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers are back in action for Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 (7:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Kentucky Speedway. Here are the top five favorites to win the 150 Lap race. 

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5 Storylines For Thursday Night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 (7:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers are back in action this weekend for the second straight 1.5-mile track on the schedule. With that being said, here are the top five storylines for Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 (7:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). 

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Christopher Bell Wins Rain Delayed Trucks Race at Kentucky

Sparta, KY – It took three hours, but as rain finally let up and track officials were able to get the Kentucky Speedway dry, the Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 was able to run to completion on Thursday night. Christopher Bell won his third race of the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, all on 1.5-mile tracks, taking his No. 4 Toyota to victory lane for the fifth time of his Trucks career. 

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