Virginia Youngsters Hoping To Perform On High Level In Front Of Home Fans This Weekend in Martinsville

Virginia has always a rich history of race car drivers. In fact, several big stars in the NASCAR world have hailed from the state. Now, there’s two more youngsters that will be racing in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Martinsville (VA) Speedway that are hoping to be next in line. Both are looking for success in front of their home fans. This weekend, Virginia natives Myatt Snider and Harrison Burton will pilot two very good Trucks in Saturday’s Alpha Energy Resources 250 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR…

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KBM Drivers Gilliland and Burton To Make 1st Truck Series Starts Of 2018 Season This Weekend in Martinsville

It’s hard sitting on the sidelines watching someone else drive your race car. Just ask any race car driver, they’ll tell you the same. But, for two Kyle Busch Motorsports drivers, it’s easier for them watching, knowing that they’re getting valuable learning experiences and also knowing that the seat will be theirs soon. This weekend at the Martinsville (VA) Speedway, both Todd Gilliland and Harrison Burton will make their 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debuts. But, the Trucks that they will be driving, well they’ve been on the race…

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Harrison Burton To Return To Kyle Busch Motorsports For 9 Races In 2018

Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that Harrison Burton will return to the organization in 2018 with an expanded NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) schedule. Burton will drive the No. 51 Tundra in nine NCWTS races this season, beginning March 24 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Burton, the son of former NASCAR driver Jeff Burton, made his Truck Series debut with KBM at Martinsville in October of 2016 and enters 2018 with seven NCWTS starts under his belt. In six NCWTS starts in 2017, he recorded an average finish of…

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Harrison Burton Looking For Rare Bristol Sweep This Week

16-year old Harrison Burton is back behind the wheel of a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry this weekend, as the second generation driver will pilot the No. 51 Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports in Wednesday night’s UNOH 200 (8:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN). The rookie has had a solid season so far in his first four Truck races, as he made his season debut at Martinsville, where he started the race from the seventh position. He’s suffer from a late-race spin that put him near the rear of the field, but he…

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Christopher Bell Leads 1st Trucks Practice, 2nd Washed Out

Martinsville, VA – Despite rain being forecasted for much of Friday for the Martinsville Speedway area, NASCAR was still able to complete at least one of the two scheduled NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice sessions at the .526-mile Virginia short track in preparation for Saturday’s Alpha Energy Resources 250 (3 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN). In the first session, the only one to be run today, youth was best served with the entire top five on the speed charts being 24 years old or younger. In fact, if you go through the top 10,…

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All Races Now Filled for No. 51 KBM Toyota, Breaking Down Who’s Racing In What Race

Its been a very busy week for Kyle Busch Motorsports, as the team has announced on four of the five days so far, drivers for the No. 51 Toyota for the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule. It all started when Kyle Busch announced that he’d pilot his truck five times next season beginning with the March 4 race at Atlanta. He will also be behind the wheel on May 12 at Kansas, May 19 at Charlotte, July 29 at Pocono and Aug. 12 a1 Michigan. Then, the team announced that 16-year…

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Harrison Burton to Race in 6 Trucks Races for KBM in No. 51 Toyota

Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that 16-year-old Harrison Burton will compete in six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races behind the wheel of the No. 51 Tundra in 2017. Burton’s six-race schedule begins April 1 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and also includes Dover (Del.) International Speedway June 2, Iowa Speedway in Newton June 23, Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio July 19, Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway Aug. 16 and Martinsville (Va.) Speedway Oct. 28. The NASCAR Next product competed full-time in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East in 2016, earning…

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Chase Briscoe Cruises to 2nd Straight ARCA Win With Victory in Iowa

NEWTON, IA – Rookie Chase Briscoe is on a roll, as the current ARCA points leader took his No. 77 Big Tine-Cunningham Motorsports Ford to victory lane for a second straight race in winning tonight’s ABC Supply Co. 150 at the Iowa Speedway. Briscoe, ran away from pole sitter Kyle Benjamin over the final 20 laps en route to his second career win, both coming in consecutive races. But, if not for an early race adjustment, Briscoe likely would have had to settle for a top five instead. “We had…

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