Truck Series Bubble Very Tight Heading Into Vegas

We’re one race down, two more to go in the opening round of the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoffs. Justin Haley lucked out with a win in Mosport a few weeks ago and took one of the six spots into the second round of the postseason. There are now five spots left for seven drivers. Currently, Johnny Sauter (+35), Brett Moffitt (+29) and Noah Gragson (+24) look good. But, the other five drivers are in for an entertaining fight. From fifth place Matt Crafton down to eighth place…

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KBM Duo Could Knock One Of The ThorSport Drivers Thursday Night At Bristol

The final race of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular season is up as Thursday night’s UNOH 200 (8:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Bristol Motor Speedway will set the eight drivers field for the 2018 playoffs. At the moment, there’s a seven driver race for the final three spots. Really, unless someone outside of the top eight of the playoff standings win Thursday night’s race on the high banked Tennessee oval, then the eight that are currently in will be locked in. Grant Enfinger (+147), Stewart Friesen…

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Playoff Bubble Drivers Escape Eldora With Top 4 Finishes

ROSSBURG, OH – Think of Wednesday night’s sixth annual Eldora Dirt Derby 150 as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ Daytona or Watkins Glen. It’s an annual wildcard race, one that could potentially shake up the playoff standings. Instead, Wednesday night’s race saw the three playoff wildcard drivers escape the carnage and all bring their Trucks home with top five efforts. Last weekend, a playoff bubble driver in Ben Rhodes took his No. 41 Ford to victory in his home race at the Kentucky Speedway. That win stamped his name into…

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Crafton Heads To Eldora With 1 Year Winless Streak Intact

When Matt Crafton won last year’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora, it was a feat that rewarded all his hard earned effort. See, prior to last season, Crafton was never really known as a dirt racer. But, with Eldora becoming a mainstay on the Truck Series schedule, Crafton decided that he needed to take EVERY race seriously now. That meant putting more emphasis on becoming better on dirt. He was already getting to legend status everywhere else. Eldora was the one place that he admitted he wasn’t…

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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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Crafton Looking To Get Out Of Slump At Track He’s Typically Struggled At

Since the early portion of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season and up until this point, Matt Crafton has had some frustrating races. See, Crafton has 14 career Truck Series victories in 416 career starts. He also has landed inside the top 10 in 246 of those races. But, among his last 49 starts, Crafton has just one trip to victory lane. To further this point, that win came last July in Eldora, a dirt track. Crafton, was never known as a dirt racer but he added an…

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Gragson Crashes While Trying To Win, Sauter Prevails In Friday’s JEGS 200 at Dover

Luckily, Gragson will be racing in Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Dover International Speedway. He needs to quickly get back in a race car with how Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race ended for him. Johnny Sauter cruised to his second straight victory at the Monster Mile on Friday when he held off Matt Crafton in overtime to win his 19th career Truck Series race and second of the 2018 season. It was his fourth top three finish in the first five races of the year…

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Top 3 Drivers In Monday’s Snow Delayed Truck Series Race in Martinsville Falter In Closing Laps

MARTINSVILLE, VA – For most of Monday’s snow delayed NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Martinsville (VA) Speedway, it looked like the victory in the Alpha Energy Resources 250 would be either Ben Rhodes, Matt Crafton or Johnny Sauter. Rhodes, led the opening 25 laps and 72 of the first 76 laps, but a bad pit stop in the final stage ruined his chances of winning a brand new Grandfather clock. In fact, Rhodes was untouchable in winning the first two stages of Monday’s race and having the Truck…

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s Alpha Energy Resources 250 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

MARTINSVILLE, Va – As of now, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Martinsville (VA) Speedway is scheduled to run on Saturday afternoon. That’s as of now. Whenever we run the Alpha Energy Resources 250 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), here are the top five favorites to watch. 

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Crafton Eyeing Redemption Saturday in Martinsville

After two weekends off, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series gets back to action with this weekend’s Alpha Energy Resources 250 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Martinsville (VA) Speedway. After how his last race of the season ended three weeks ago in Vegas, and how is last race at Martinsville ended last Fall, Matt Crafton is eyeing redemption in Saturday’s race. Crafton, a two-time Martinsville Speedway winner, was on the fast track to his third Grandfather Clock in the series last stop at the “Paperclip” (October 2017). A…

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