Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’

Jan 15

Kaitlyn Bailey Named Darlington Raceway’s Lady in Black

Kaitlyn Bailey - Photo Credit: Harrelson Photography for Darlington Raceway Darlington, S.C. native will make appearances at various events in 2014 DARLINGTON, S.C. (Jan. 15, 2014) – The votes have been tallied and local Darlington, S.C. native Kaitlyn Bailey has been selected as Darlington Raceway’s next “Lady in Black”. Bailey, as the “Lady in Black” will serve as the face of Darlington Raceway throughout 2014. She will represent the track at various community and media events, parties and the annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 race weekend on April 11-12, 2014. Bailey will play an integral part in the track’s efforts to focus on the fans and serve as an ambassador in the community. “We’re excited to have Kaitlyn Bailey serve as our Lady in Black,” Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile said. “We had ... FULL STORY »

Trucks conclude two-day test at Daytona International Speedway

Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Thorsport Toyota, leads Johnny Sauter, driver of the #98 Thorsport Toyota, and Ross Chastain, driver of the #13 Thorsport Toyota, during NASCAR Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway on January 14, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Despite a damp race track and a leery forecast that sent a number of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series packing and heading north on Tuesday morning, four teams remained for the final day of NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Driving New Trucks, Youth Is Served In NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

The #28 FDNY Racing Chevrolet driven by Ryan Ellis sits in the garage during NASCAR Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway on January 14, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images NASCAR Next Drivers Top Preseason Thunder Speed Charts At Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2014) – Brand-new Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota trucks made their debuts on Monday at Daytona International Speedway. It’s safe to say that they suit the NASCAR Next ... FULL STORY »

Ben Kennedy taking a patient, thoughtful approach to racing career

Ben Kennedy DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The historical significance of Ben Kennedy racing around the high banks of Daytona International Speedway on Monday could not be overlooked. After all, he was testing on the track that his great-grandfather Bill France Sr. ... FULL STORY »

John Hunter Nemechek Announces 10-Race NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Schedule for 2014

John Hunter Nemechek (Photo Credit: 51 Sports) SWM-NEMCO Motorsports Steps Up Schedule for 16-Year-Old Driver After turning heads in the first two races of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career in 2013, 16-year-old John Hunter Nemechek is ready to compete at the front of the field with ... FULL STORY »

Trucks Unveil New Body Styles In Preseason Testing At Daytona; Plus Notebook

2014 NCWTS Teams on Track for Preseason Thunder Day 1 Testing at Daytona International Speedway - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images With the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season-opener less than six weeks away, Monday’s open-test session at Daytona International Speedway allowed teams to fine tune their chassis in preparation for the February 21st running of the NextEra Energy Resources 250. 19 ... FULL STORY »

Joey Coulter Cleared for Takeoff with GMS Racing for 2014 Truck Series Season

GMS Racing Logo CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 13, 2014) – GMS Racing announced today that driver Joey Coulter has joined the organization to pilot a full-time entry in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Coulter, who enters his fourth full season in NASCAR, will ... FULL STORY »

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ThorSport Racing kicks off 2014 with Daytona test
Posted 01.11.14
Sauter working with new crew chief SANDUSKY, Ohio (Jan. 10, 2014) -- ThorSport Racing, which in 2013 had a breakout season with championships in two national stock car series, will open the 2014 campaign next week with a two-day NASCAR Camping World Truck Series test at Daytona International Speedway, led by ...FULL STORY »
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New Ownership, New Year: Iowa Speedway Single Event Tickts, Weekend Packages Available
Posted 01.08.14
(NEWTON, Iowa –) Iowa Speedway announced today that individual event tickets and weekend ticket packages for the track’s 2014 racing events are now available for purchase, starting as low as $20 per seat for each race. “We are very excited to kick off the New Year by ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Simplifies Manufacturer Points System For 2014
Posted 01.08.14
New Structure Intensifies Rivalries Between Auto Makers DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2014) – NASCAR announced today that it has restructured its manufacturer points system for 2014, simplifying it for fans, competition and the industry, while amplifying the already passionate rivalries between each auto maker. The new points system – which applies to all ...FULL STORY »
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Start Times Finalized For Budweiser Speedweeks 2014 Events
Posted 01.07.14
56th annual Daytona 500 set for a 1 p.m. ET start DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 56th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 23, NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race, will go green at 1 p.m. (TV – FOX Sports, Radio – MRN Radio, SiriusXM). It’s the fifth straight year “The Great American ...FULL STORY »
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Charlotte Motor Speedway Announces Action-Packed 2014 Schedule
Posted 12.27.13
CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 27, 2013) – With nearly 100 days of racing, car shows, concerts and more already on the calendar, 2014 is shaping up to be another action-packed year at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The legendary 1.5-mile superspeedway, along with zMAX Dragway and The Dirt Track at Charlotte will entertain ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Dec. 2 – 8, 2013
Posted 12.04.13
TOYOTA BY THE NUMBERS: Over the last 10 years, Toyota drivers have won 263 of 736 NASCAR races entered. Camry drivers have finished first in 63 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) events and grabbed the checkered flag in 88 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) races since entering both series in 2007. ...FULL STORY »
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Darlington Raceway Collects Thousands of Food Items, Monetary Donations During Can Food Drive
Posted 11.22.13
All donations to benefit local food banks The Lord Cares and Harvest Hope just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday DARLINGTON, S.C. (Nov. 22, 2013) – Due to the overwhelming generosity of its local community, Darlington Raceway collected thousands of food items and cash donations during its two-week long can food drive. The ...FULL STORY »
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Kyle Busch Motorsports To Cease Nationwide Series Team
Posted 11.17.13
Following Kyle Busch’s third-place finish in yesterday’s season-finale Ford EcoBoost 300 for the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) season-finale, the 2009 champion announced he was shutting down his NNS team in his post-race press conference. But, not to worry. This isn’t the No. 54 Monster Energy Drink Toyota Camry that won ...FULL STORY »
Series Champion Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Ideal Door / Menards Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane with his wife Ashley and daughter Elladee and team after the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Tundra Driver Crafton Takes NCWTS Title
Posted 11.16.13
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (November 15, 2013) -- Matt Crafton captured his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver's championship when he took the green flag to start Friday's season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Crafton guided his ThorSport Racing No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra to a 21st-place result at Homestead and ...FULL STORY »

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