AUDIO/RECAP: Mountain Sweetness; Sauter Punches Ticket to Homestead with Martinsville Win

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RIDGEWAY, Va. – Johnny Sauter qualified directly for the Camping World Truck Series Championship 4 with a victory in the Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions on Saturday afternoon. Sauter will be one of four drivers racing the Camping World Truck Series Championship in the Ford EcoBoost 200 on Nov. 18 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He won the race …

NCWTS: Big Win for Byron; Rookie Passes Crafton Late for Texas Victory

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FORT WORTH, Tex. — official series release by John Sturbin, NASCAR — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — Teenager William Byron overhauled Matt Crafton with five laps remaining and drove to victory in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rattlesnake 400 Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Byron, of Kyle Busch Motorsports, posted his second series victory at the expense of Crafton, who dominated the 167-lapper after brushing the Turn 3 wall 11 laps into …

NCWTS: Roller-Coaster Day Ends With Two Top-10 Finishes for GMS Racing at Martinsville

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RIDGEWAY, Va. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Drew Hallowell/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — GMS Racing’s day was a tale of two ends on Saturday at Martinsville Speedway. While Kyle Larson led 79 laps and led the team with a fourth-place effort after being up front all afternoon, the other three Chevrolet Silverados in the …

NCWTS: Johnny Sauter Survives Daytona Madness; Wins in First Time Out With GMS Racing

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Recap by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Sean Gardner/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — In one dramatic moment Friday night at Daytona International Speedway, the ‘Bowtie Brigade’ finally climbed to the top of the pile at the ‘World Center of Racing’ and GMS Racing proved that they’ll be in the NASCAR Camping World …

NCWTS: Smokey Mountain Snuff Moves to GMS Racing With Sauter in Multi-Race Sponsor Deal

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STATESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Jonathan Moore/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff will sponsor Johnny Sauter’s No. 21 Chevrolet Silverado for at least five races in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, beginning with the season opener at Daytona Int’l Speedway. “Johnny Sauter has shown us, through our partnership over the last few seasons in …

NCWTS: GMS Racing Unveils 2016 Truck Roster; Enfinger to Pilot Third Full-Time Entry

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STATESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — GMS Racing photo — GMS Racing will field three full-time entries in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2016, with reigning ARCA Racing Series champion Grant Enfinger moving up to join Spencer Gallagher and new GMS Racing driver Johnny Sauter, who moves over to the team from ThorSport Racing. In addition, the …

NCWTS: Speed Stays in Texas; Crafton Wins Pole for WinStar World Casino 350

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FORT WORTH, Tex. — official series release — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — Matt Crafton landed the Keystone Light Pole Award in Friday afternoon qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Crafton, the two-time defending series champion and last weekend’s winner at Martinsville Speedway, drove the ThorSport Racing No. 88 Toyota to a pole-winning lap of 181.397 mph on the 1.5-mile …

NCWTS: Cole On Top; Custer Wins Pole for Martinsville Truck Race

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images North America photo — 17-year-old Cole Custer hasn’t won a pole in the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Until Saturday. The JR Motorsports driver turned the fastest lap of the weekend at 19.53 seconds (96.595 mph) to secure the 21 Means 21 …

NCWTS: First Time Out at Talladega, Nemechek Tops First Truck Practice at 2.66-Mile Track

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda –Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — 18-year-old John Hunter Nemechek never ran on a restrictor-plate track until Friday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. He got up to speed quick, by posting the fastest time in the 55-minute session at 49.997 seconds (191.608 mph). The second-generation driver scored his …

NCWTS: Rain, Rain Go Away; Mother Nature Forces NASCAR to Postpone Chicagoland Truck Race

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JOLIET, Ill — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — NASCAR photo — For the second straight year, the American Ethanol e15 225 will be run on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway. Heavy rain forced NASCAR officials to postpone the event until Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. ET (9:30 a.m. CT) before Sprint Cup Series practice rolls off …

NCWTS: Yung Money’s Back; Larson Fastest in Only Truck Practice at Chicagoland

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JOLIET, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Josh Hedges/Getty Images North America photo — JR Motorsports sees another face behind the wheel of the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet this weekend at Chicagoland. Cup driver Kyle Larson returns to the Camping World Truck Series for the first time since Homestead in 2014 and wasted …

NCWTS: Erik Jones Puts Dent in Tagliani’s Perfect Weekend; Runs Fastest in Truck Series Happy Hour at CTMP

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BOWMANVILLE, Ont. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America photo — Every time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series goes to a track, expect Erik Jones to be fast. That trend continued on Saturday north of the border. After Alex Tagliani nearly put seven tenths of a second on the field …