After A Rough Day, Friesen Rebounds To Finish 6th, But It’s Not Quite Enough To Move Onto The 2nd Round

TALLADEGA, Ala – The box score will show that Stewart Friesen finished sixth in his No. 52 Chevrolet in Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 at the Talladega Superspeedway. That doesn’t tell the whole story though. Friesen, was eliminated from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoffs this weekend as he was eighth out of eight drivers in the standings following the third and final race of the opening round. While some would say, how does Friesen get eliminated when Ben Rhodes finished 16th, Brett Moffitt 17th and Matt Crafton 26th?

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Grant Enfinger Wins Friday Night’s Truck Series Race In Vegas, Main Takeaways From The Race

Grant Enfinger’s call to not take tires on the Lap 82 caution paid off in a big way on Friday night. Enfinger, the leader at the time, stayed out on old tires which hurt his short run speed on the ensuing restart. He’d fall back but luck out for some late race caution. He’d come down later than everyone else to get new Goodyear Tires and due to more cautions and a red flag period, he’d have fresher rubber to pass everyone back to win his second career NASCAR Camping…

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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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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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Friesen’s Best Shot Of A Win Comes This Weekend In Eldora

If Stewart Friesen is going to win a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, this weeks race comes in a perfect spot to do so in. Friesen, 32 is a dirt racer by nature. That’s where he’s had his most success in the sport. Then, he transitioned into a full time Truck Series ride for 2018. With a team that had a limited budget and transitioned into an alliance with GMS Racing, they’re showing favorable results already. Friesen’s first race came at Eldora in 2016. His first pole came there…

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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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Christopher Bell Dominates UNOH 175 En Route To Playoff Opening Victory

On NASCAR’s top level, Martin Truex Jr. has done the rare feat of sweeping all three stages in a race twice. In NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competition, Christopher Bell was trying to accomplish that rare opportunity in Saturday afternoon’s UNOH 175. If he was going to go that though, he was going to have to beat Truex’s brother Ryan Truex. Bell did just that. 

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