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Jun 14
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Cole Custer Speeds to Second Career Win at Gateway Motorsports Park

Cole Custer driver of the #00 Haas Automation Chevrolet poses for photos after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin' for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park on June 13, 2015 in Madison, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images MADISON, Ill. – Cole Custer took advantage of a five-lap shootout at Gateway Motorsports Park to score his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in Saturday night’s American Ethanol presents the Drivin’ for Linemen 200 brought to you by Ameren. When race leader Tyler Reddick missed his second shift of the night on the final restart, Custer attacked and cleared the field to cruise to a 0.871-second triumph over Spencer Gallagher. It was the 17-year-old NASCAR Next driver's first win of the year and second for JR Motorsports, which won last month at Charlotte Motor Speedway with Kasey Kahne. "I was just trying to tell myself 'no excuses,'" said Custer, who won in his third start of the year. "I ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Finishes 16th In Last Sonoma Run
By NASCAR Wire Service

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 28, 2015 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Jeff Gordon fought a chancy setup early in Sunday’s race at Sonoma. Then his team incurred a penalty when a crew member threw a spring rubber over the roof of the No. 24 Chevrolet—a violation of NASCAR’s rule against throwing equipment on pit road—and Gordon had to drop to the rear of the field. Despite the adversity, Gordon restarted third with a glimmer of hope when pit strategy left him near the front of the field on old tires, but the top-five position didn’t last long at the 1.99-mile road course Gordon considers his home track. Ultimately, the four-time champion finished 16th in his final run at Sonoma as a full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver. “I was really optimistic going into the race,” ... FULL STORY »

2015 NCWTS Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Race Results & Point Standings

2015 NCWTS Driver Cole Custer (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images [table=2778]# = Rookie, Fin = Finish, Str = Start, Pts = Total Points, BPs = Lap Leader Bns Pts, TLd = Times Led, LLd = Laps Led. (i) Ineligible for driver points in this series[table=2779]BPts - Bonus Points, -Ldr/-Nxt = ... FULL STORY »

2015 NCWTS Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Starting Lineup

2015 NCWTS Driver, Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images [table=2776](i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series # Denotes Rookie Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics FULL STORY »

Truck Series Owner Misses First Race In Five Years At Gateway

Tom DeLoach, owner of Red Horse Racing, speaks with the media during the Red Horse Racing announcement at NASCAR Hall of Fame on December 17, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Red Horse Racing announced that Ben Kennedy will pilot the #11 Red Horse Racing Toyota for the 2015 season starting in Daytona. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) MADISON, Ill – One of the most respected figures in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will miss his first race in five years Saturday night at Gateway (Ill.) Motorsports Park. Tom DeLoach, owner of the No. 11 and ... FULL STORY »

2015 NCWTS Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Final Practice Session Speeds

NASCAR Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images [table=2773](i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series # Denotes Rookie Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics FULL STORY »

Travis Kvapil returns to the No. 50 and Gateway Motorsports Park

2015 NSCS Driver Travis Kvapil- Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Back On Track... The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) returns to the track this weekend in Madison, Illinois, just outside of St. Louis, for the Drivin’ For Linemen 200. Travis Kvapil will make his 6th NCWTS start at the ... FULL STORY »

John Hunter Nemechek 2015 NCWTS Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Race Preview

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver John Hunter Nemechek poses for a portrait during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images John Hunter Nemechek No. 8 SWM-NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado This Week's SWM-NEMCO Motorsports’ Chevrolet Silverado at Gateway Motorsports Park ... John Hunter Nemechek will pilot Chassis No. 042 in ... FULL STORY »



2015 NCWTS Driver John Hunter Nemechek - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Passing of the torch: John Hunter Nemechek to take over full-time reins from father Joe
no responses - Posted 06.12.15
There is a dawning of a new era in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. One day following his 18th birthday (June 11), John Hunter Nemechek will settle back in the driver’s seat of the No. 8 NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet for good. Nemechek, who has been sharing seat time with his father ...FULL STORY »
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FOX NASCAR at Michigan International Speedway & Gateway Motorsports Park Quotes & Programming Schedule
no responses - Posted 06.10.15
Danica Patrick in the FOX Sports 1 Booth for Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY SERIES Race; Chad Knaus, Patrick and Larry McReynolds Discuss the Weekend Ahead Knaus on the No. 78 Team:  “Watching the way that team operates, watching that group of young men work on that race car really reminds me of the 48 ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2015 Michigan & Gateway NASCAR (June) Tire Fast Facts
no responses - Posted 06.10.15
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Xfinity Series – Race No. 13 – Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America Michigan International Speedway (2.0-mile oval) – Brooklyn, Mich. Fast Facts for June 12-13, 2015 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Xfinity: 7 sets for the event Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4604; Right-side -- D-4630 Tire Circumference: Left-side ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Ellis, No. 1 Altec Inc. Chevrolet Silverado Layout
Altec partners with the MAKE Motorsports No. 1 and Ryan Ellis for Gateway Motorsports Park
no responses - Posted 06.10.15
June 10th, 2015 (Shelby, NC) – Altec Inc will be joining in as the primary sponsor on the No. 1 Chevrolet Silverado. Ryan Ellis will be piloting this special Altec No. 1 during this weekend’s Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park (GMP) in Madison, Illinois. Ellis will ...FULL STORY »
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Christopher Bell to Make Truck Series Debut at Iowa Speedway
no responses - Posted 06.10.15
Open-Wheel Dirt Standout Continues Pavement Progression MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June. 10, 2015)- Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that 20-year-old Christopher Bell will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut June 19 driving the No. 51 Toyota Certified Used Vehicles Tundra in the American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway ...FULL STORY »
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Austin Theriault 2015 NCWTS Drivin’ For Linemen 200 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 06.10.15
BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING GATEWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK PREVIEW Gateway Motorsports Park Drivin' for Linemen 200 Saturday, June 13th, 2015 | 8:30 PM ET MEDIA SCHEDULE: Qualifying (Saturday, June 13th): 5:45 PM ET (Fox Sports 2) NCWTS Pre-Race (Saturday, June 13th): 8:00 PM ET (Fox Sports 1) Race (Saturday, June 13th): 8:30 PM ET (Fox Sports ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – June 8 – 14, 2015
no responses - Posted 06.10.15
KYLE’S COMEBACK CONTINUES: Camry driver Kyle Busch returns to the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) this weekend at the two-mile Michigan International Speedway (MIS). Busch, who was injured in the season-opening NXS race at Daytona International Speedway, made his return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) four weeks ago at ...FULL STORY »
2015 NCWTS Driver Tyler Reddick (DrawTite) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Tyler Reddick 2015 NCWTS Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 06.10.15
BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING GATEWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK PREVIEW Gateway Motorsports Park Drivin' for Linemen 200 Saturday, June 13th, 2015 | 8:30 PM ET MEDIA SCHEDULE: Qualifying (Saturday, June 13th): 5:45 PM ET (Fox Sports 2) NCWTS Pre-Race (Saturday, June 13th): 8:00 PM ET (Fox Sports 1) Race (Saturday, June 13th): 8:30 PM ET (Fox Sports ...FULL STORY »


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