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: The 1.5-Mile King Quick; Crafton Fastest in Opening Practice at Texas

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FORT WORTH, Tex. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America photo — Matt Crafton entered the Lone Star State Thursday evening with all guns blazing at Texas Motor Speedway. Crafton posted the fastest time of opening Camping World Truck Series practice at 30.176 seconds (178.95 mph) around the 1.5-mile track as the …