In just seven Truck Series starts, 17-year-old Sam Mayer played spoiler for the playoff Truck Series drivers as he became the second youngest winner in series history after passing GMS Racing teammate Brett Moffitt with less than 30 to go to achieve his first Truck Series victory.
SPARTA, Ky. -- An eight-place finish by Matt Crafton and 15th by Cody Coughlin salvaged what almost turned into a rotten night for ThorSport Racing after three-quarters of their stable, including Crafton, were involved in a multi-truck wreck early in the second stage of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway.
When the engine in Byron’s No. 9 Toyota expired on Lap 141 of 150 – ending the championship run for the series’ most prolific winner this year – Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Daniel Suarez took over the race lead and went on to score the first NCWTS victory of his career.
After having bad luck for the first six races this year, Johnny Sauter would come home victorious in the seventh race of the season as he won the WinStar World Casino 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. It marked his first victory and his second top 10 finish of the 2012 season.
HAMPTON, Ga. -- Chase Briscoe topped the chart in the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
NASCAR kicks off its season this weekend culminating with the 57th annual Daytona 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. Below is a complete list of on track activities for the Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series plus scheduled press conferences for Wednesday, Feb. 18 – Sunday, Feb. 22.
With his second pole of the season, Ryan Blaney would sit on the 21 Means 21 Pole for the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The 19-year-old will be looking for his second career win tonight behind the wheel of his No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford for Brad Keselowski Racing.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the Camping World Truck Series head to Martinsville Speedway this weekend as the Playoffs continue with the Round of 8 in each series. The Truck Series Texas Roadhouse 200 will air on FS1 Saturday afternoon and the Cup Series First Data 500 will be broadcast on NBCSN Sunday at 3 p.m.
After suffering through some bad luck last year, Johnny Sauter is off to a strong start in 2013, having now won the first two races of the season. Sauter would take the lead from young Jeb Burton on a late race restart with 17 laps to go and never look back to take the victory.
Matt Crafton broke a 79 race winless streak and recorded his second win at Iowa Speedway on Saturday, nudging defending race winner Austin Dillon by two car lengths at the stripe.