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Matt Crafton gets breakthrough truck series win at Texas Motor Speedway

Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Slim Jim/Menards Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 6, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Matt Crafton put a definitive end to his 13-year/26-race winless streak at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, steamrolling the field while stretching his fuel mileage en route to a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory in the 18th annual WinStar World Casino 400. Crafton and crew chief Carl Joiner gambled on fuel, running the final 61 laps/91.5 miles without pitting the No. 88 Slim Jim/Menards Toyota Tundra fielded by ThorSport Racing. Crafton, 37, scored his fifth truck series victory in 322 career starts and second of the season after winning on the half-mile Martinsville Speedway in March. It’s the first time Crafton has won multiple races in a season. “I asked if we could make it all the ... FULL STORY »

Fuel Mileage Shuffles Truck Series Finish At Texas Motor Speedway

Matt Crafton won the 18th annual WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, but in a season that has been flooded by cautions, a long green-flag run preempted, with the finishing order seeing some new, ... FULL STORY »

Crafton Wins WinStar World Casino & Resort 400

Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Slim Jim/Menards Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 6, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas (June 6, 2014) - Defending NASCAR Camping World Truck SerIes champion Matt Crafton led a career-best 118 laps to propel him to victoryFriday evening in the WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. After 26 previous starts ... FULL STORY »

2014 NCWTS WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) Race Results & Point Standings

Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Slim Jim/Menards Toyota, races during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 6, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas.- Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images The defending 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) champion, Matt Crafton, took over the series' points lead Friday night, as he won the WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) at Texas Motor Speedway in dominate fashion. Crafton, who led the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NCWTS WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) Starting Lineup

Justin Lofton, driver of the #20 NTS Motorsports Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 5, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Justin Lofton, with a qualifying lap speed of 179.677 m.p.h, captured the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Keystone Light Pole Award for tonight's WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) at Texas Motor Speedway. This was Lofton's first series pole ... FULL STORY »

Friday Texas Motor Speedway Notebook: Featuring Jeb Burton; German Quiorga and Justin Lofton

Jeb Burton Raising Eyebrows Again At ThorSport Racing: Jeb Burton has no doubt experienced his highs and lows thus far in 2014. Burton, the son of former Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton had an exceptional rookie season at Turner Scott Motorsports, ... FULL STORY »

Nelson Piquet Jr. Returns To Trucks In Fill-In Role At Gateway

Nelson Piquet Jr. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) Nelson Piquet Jr. is expected to practice the No. 5 Zaxby’s Toyota Tundra for Wauters Motorsports next Friday at Gateway (Ill.) Motorsports Park, CATCHFENCE.com has learned. Piquet Jr. will shake down the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ride for John ... FULL STORY »



German Quiroga, driver of the #77 Net 10 Wireless Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 5, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.05.14
Thursday night at the end of the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NSCS) practice session for tomorrow night's WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) at Texas Motor Speedway, it was German Quiroga, Jr. -  with a lap speed of 176.476 m.p.h. - at the top of the speed chart. Ryan ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Johnny Sauter (Nextant/Curb Records) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.05.14
Johnny Sauter, with a lap speed of 177.247 m.p.h., was the quickest early Thursday evening during the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) practice session for the WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) at Texas Motor Speedway. Posting the second quickest lap speed of 176.980 m.p.h., was Darrell Wallace, Jr., ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Johnny Sauter - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Johnny Sauter drawing on positive Texas experiences this Friday
Posted 06.05.14
SANDUSKY, Ohio (June 4, 2014) -- Johnny Sauter doesn't have to withdraw much from his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series memory bank to ensure a positive aura around his No. 98 Nextant Aerospace / Curb Records Toyota Tundra in Friday evening's 18th annual WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 ...FULL STORY »
Jeb Burton (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images)
Jeb Burton returns to Texas as defending race winner with Estes
Posted 06.05.14
SANDUSKY, Ohio (June 4, 2014) -- Jeb Burton's hoping his winning legacy at Texas Motor Speedway carries over for a second year -- to the benefit of his No. 13 Estes Toyota Tundra team -- in Friday's 18th annual WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. A year ago ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton (Photo Credit: Kyle Rivas / Getty Images)
Matt Crafton fired-up about Friday Texas opportunity
Posted 06.04.14
SANDUSKY, Ohio (June 4, 2014) -- Matt Crafton's run well enough at Texas Motor Speedway that he has every reason to believe he could end up blasting some six-shooters in Victory Lane next to his No. 88 Slim Jim / Menards Toyota Tundra after Friday night's 18th annual WinStar ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mingus, driver of the No. 35 Call 811 Before You Dig Toyota Tundra in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) for Win-Tron Racing
Win-Tron Racing; Mason Mingus Eager For Season Turnaround At Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 06.04.14
JUSTIN, Texas (June 4, 2014) - - Sunoco rookie of the year candidate Mason Mingus and his Win-Tron Racing team head to Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) this week in search of some “lady luck” that will get their freshman NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season back on track ...FULL STORY »
Justin Lofton (Photo Credit: Geoff Burke / Getty Images)
Justin Lofton 2014 NCWTS Winstar World Casino 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.04.14
Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: Race 6 of 22 - Friday, June 6th, 2014 - 9:00PM EST Driver: Justin Lofton Truck: No. 20 NTS Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado Driver's Point Standings: 34th (-151) Owner's Point Standings: 14th (-70) Track: Texas Motor Speedway Race: Winstar World Casino & Resort 400 Distance: 167 Laps ...FULL STORY »
Brennan Newberry (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Brennan Newberry Sets Crosshairs on Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 06.04.14
Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: Race 6 of 22 - Friday, June 6th, 2014 - 9:00PM EST Driver: Brennan Newberry Truck: No. 9 Qore-24 Antimicrobial Hand Purifier Chevrolet Silverado Driver's Point Standings: 28th (-129) Owner's Point Standings: 19th (-96) Track: Texas Motor Speedway Race: Winstar World Casino & Resort 400 Distance: 167 ...FULL STORY »
Jimmy Weller
Jimmy Weller 2014 NCWTS WinStar World Casino 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.04.14
Jimmy Weller No. 08 Geneva-Liberty Steel / Integrated Metal Products Chevrolet Silverado Texas Motor Speedway - WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 June 6, 2014 No. 08 Geneva-Liberty Steel / Integrated Metal Products Chevrolet Silverado News and Notes Taking on Texas for the first time... Jimmy Weller will make his very first start, in ...FULL STORY »


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