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Camping World Truck Series News and Rumors

Next Race: Chicagoland

Entry list: Not yet released
Practice 1: Thursday, June 28, 5:30 - 6:20pm/et
Practice 2: Thursday, June 28, 6:35 - 8:25pm/et
Qualifying: Friday, June 29, 5:40pm/et on FS1
Race: Friday, June 29, 2018, 9:00pm/et on FS1, MRN (Stages: 35/70/150)
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 9:19pm/et


Last Race: Gateway

Entry list: 34 trucks are entered
Practice 1: Results
Practice 2: Results
Practice 3: Results
Qualifying: LineupPitstall selections
Crew rosters: Posted
Race: ResultsDriver pointsOwner points

Justin Haley scores first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in dramatic finish at Gateway: In a chaotic final 10 laps of Saturday night's fifth-annual Villa Lighting delivers the Eaton 200 presented by CK Power, Justin Haley withstood a green-white-checkered finish to score his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory in his 37th career start for GMS Racing. Haley held off a hard-charging Todd Gilliland to secure the organization's fifth Truck Series win of the season but more importantly stamp his No. 24 Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet into the Playoffs.[More](6-23-2018)

Haley wins Gateway: #24-Justin Haley earned his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win at Gateway Motorsports Park Saturday night. Haley took the lead following a restart and held on through another to take the checkered flag in the Eaton 200.
#4-Todd Gilliland, #21-Johnny Sauter, #13-Myatt Snider, #54-Zane Smith, #42-Chad Finley, #97-Jesse Little, #51-Riley Herbst, #2-Cody Coughlin and #18-Noah Gragson were the remainder of the top-10.
There were nine caution flags for 53 laps and seven lead changes among seven leaders.
See results on the Gateway race results page(6-23-2018)

Camping World Truck standings following Gateway:
1) #21-Johnny Sauter, 464 [4wins]
2) #18-Noah Gragson, 391, -73[1 win]
3) #16-Brett Moffitt, 368, -96, [1 win]
4) #98-Grant Enfinger, 337, -127
5) #52-Stewart Friesen, 335, -129
6) #24-Justin Haley, 325, -139
7) #88-Matt Crafton, 325, -139
8) #41-Ben Rhodes, 309, -155
9) #13-Myatt Snider, 280, -184
10) #2-Cody Coughlin, 262, -202
See complete standings on Driver points standings page and the owner's standings are posted on the Owner points standings page. (6-23-2018)



Chad Finley returns to Truck Series with Gateway attempt

A regular on the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards tour, Chad Finley and crew chief Bruce Cook head to Gateway in the first of a limited Truck Series schedule this season. Joining the No. 42 Michigan-based team for Saturday night's race as a major associate partner is Strutmasters.com.[More](6-21-2018)



Jordan Anderson visits St. Louis-area kids as part of NASCAR Acceleration Nation youth outreach program

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Jordan Anderson visited the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center in East St. Louis today as part of Gateway Motorsports Park's ongoing NASCAR Acceleration Nation youth outreach program. [More](6-19-2018)


Last Race: Iowa

Entry list: 35 trucks are entered
Practice 1: Results
Practice 2: Results
Qualifying: LineupPitstall selections
Crew rosters: Posted
Race: Official Iowa Race & Points Report

Hometown hero Moffitt dodges daring move by Gragson for Iowa victory: Brett Moffitt - who grew up on Iowa dirt tracks before climbing NASCAR's ranks - had to hold off a hard-charging Noah Gragson in a furious finish that featured sparks from Gragson's No. 18 after a failed last-gasp slingshot attempt sent him into the wall as the Iowan sailed under the checkered flag.[More](6-16-2018)

Moffitt wins Iowa: Iowa native #16-Brett Moffitt won the M&Ms 200 at Iowa Speedway Saturday night, despite a last lap effort by #18-Noah Gragson. Gragson drove by Moffitt for the lead but momentum carried him up track and into the outside wall. He held on to finish second. #51-Harrison Burton, #54-David Gilliland, #21-Johnny Sauter, #97-Jesse Little, #2-Cody Coughlin, #46-Christian Eckes, #52-Stewart Friesen and #13-Myatt Snider were the top-10.
The win was much-needed for Moffitt, as news broke over the last week that the remainder of the team's season was in question if they are unable to find more funding. With a new sponsor for the week, Moffitt pulled off the win, his second of the season and third of his career, in front of his home crowd.
There were six caution flags for 44 laps and seven lead changes among seven leaders. See results on the Iowa race results page(6-16-2018)



2019 NASCAR XFINITY, Truck Series' schedules released

NASCAR announced the 2019 schedules for the XFINITY and Gander Outdoors Truck Series. There are no new tracks for either series for 2019, and only one major date change for the Trucks, as the second Texas date moves from the fall to earlier in the season. The XFINITY Series maintains a 33-race schedule, the Trucks 23.[More](6-13-2018)



S.M.A.R.T. Series by Destiny Homes jumps on board with Iowa native Moffitt for Truck race

Saturday evening's M&M's 200 serves as the homecoming for Grimes, Iowa's Brett Moffitt. Not only will Moffitt make his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start at Iowa Speedway, but he will carry the colors of S.M.A.R.T. Series by Destiny Homes, based in Waukee, Iowa.[More](6-13-2018)



Westgate Resorts named title sponsor of Las Vegas Truck race

Westgate Resorts, one of the world's largest resort developers, has been named title sponsor of Las Vegas Motor Speedway's September NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. The World of Westgate 200 will take place at the 1.5-mile superspeedway on Friday, Sept. 14. The World of Westgate 200 will be the second race of the Truck Series playoffs.[More](6-13-2018)



Eckes to make debut with KBM at Iowa

Christian Eckes will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the M&M's 200 at Iowa Speedway Saturday as part of a four-race schedule driving a fourth entry for the organization. Cody Glick, who oversees KBM's Super Late Model program, will serve as Eckes' crew chief for his four-race schedule.[More](6-12-2018)


Villa Lighting, Eaton electrical products to sponsor Gateway's Truck race

Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois today announced Villa Lighting and Eaton electrical products will sponsor its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday, June 23. The race will be called the Villa Lighting delivers the Eaton 200 presented by CK Power.[More](6-1-2018)


Memphis Raceway wants back on XFINITY, Trucks schedule

Speedway president and general manager Pam Kendrick was instrumental in NASCAR's return with the K&N Pro Series East last season. Kendrick says she has talked to NASCAR about ways to see Xfinity and Trucks return to West Tennessee.[More](6-1-2018)


Changes made to Truck qualifying

NASCAR has updated its qualifying procedures for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to use team owner points as the primary basis for awarding provisional starting berths when more than the maximum 32 trucks are entered in a given race. The change shifts from the current system of using qualifying attempts as the main determining factor in assigning provisional starting spots. The procedural update, which was to be communicated to teams Wednesday afternoon, is scheduled to go into effect for the series' July 12 race at Kentucky Speedway.[More](5-30-2018)


Rustic Rub Co. to support JJL Motorsports at Gateway Motorsports Park

JJL Motorsports has added the upcoming Gateway 200 at Gateway (Ill.) Motorsports Park to their 2018 Truck Series schedule. [More](5-25-2018)


Max McLaughlin to Make Truck Series Debut at Eldora

Niece Motorsports development driver Max McLaughlin will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut later this summer at Eldora Speedway, piloting the No. 38 Chevrolet Silverado. Niece Motorsports General Manager Cody Efaw will serve as McLaughlin's crew chief for the event.The remainder of McLaughlin's race schedule will be announced at a later date.[More](5-22-2018)


Dover post-race penalties announced

The #4 team was penalized for having a lug nut improperly installed. Crew chief Wes Ward has been fined $10,000.[More](5-9-2018)


Truck Series to get a new name? UPDATE: Gander Outdoors naming rights of Truck Series to begin in 2019

UPDATE: NASCAR and Camping World have expanded their agreement to provide Gander Outdoors naming rights to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Beginning in 2019, the national series will be rebranded as the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series.Camping World originally became title sponsor of the Truck Series in 2009. In 2014, NASCAR and Camping World signed a landmark seven-year agreement, continuing the partnership through 2022. This newly expanded agreement provides official NASCAR status and naming rights to Camping World's partner brand, Gander Outdoors. The remaining years on the deal are still intact.[More](5-8-2018)


Christian Eckes to make Truck Series debut at Iowa

Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that Christian Eckes, the most recent winner in the ARCA Racing Series, will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut June 16 at Iowa Speedway in Newton as part of a four-race schedule driving a fourth entry for the organization.[More](4-26-2018)


Timothy Peters driving for Ricky Benton in Talladega Cup race

Timothy Peters will attempt to qualify for his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway with Ricky Benton Racing next week, the team confirmed to The Racing Experts Wednes[More](4-17-2018)


Bristol Truck Series race moved to Thursday

Officials from NASCAR and Bristol Motor Speedway announce that the UNOH 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race and Bush's Beans 150 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event will move from Wednesday, Aug. 15, to Thursday, Aug. 16 in 2018. The schedule change packages an adrenaline-filled three consecutive nights of under-the-lights racing during the Aug. 16-18 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race week.[More](4-17-2018)


Gragson to drive three races for JGR

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces that Noah Gragson will be behind the wheel of the No. 18 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) Toyota Camry for three consecutive races starting at Richmond Raceway on April 20, 2018. Gragson will be behind the wheel of the No. 18 Toyota Camry for the Toyota Care 250 at Richmond Raceway, Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway and the OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway. [More](4-12-2018)


Cobb to run NASCAR Euro Series race

While the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is taking next weekend off, Jennifer Jo Cobb will be busy competing in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series at Valencia.[More](4-9-2018)


Triad Racing Technologies selling engine shop

Triad Racing Technologies, a long-time engine builder and supplier for numerous teams in NASCAR's three national divisions, announced Monday afternoon they will sell off their race engine shop.[More](3-20-2018)


Daytona post-race penalties upheld

The #41-Ben Rhodes ThorSport Racing team were penalized following Daytona for failing height requirements post-race. Crew chief Eddie Troconis has been fined $5,000 and suspended from the next NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship points event. The team was also assessed with the loss of 10 driver points and 10 owner points.
UPDATE: The National Motorsports Appeals Panel upheld an L1-level penalty Wednesday that NASCAR issued to the No. 41 Thorsport Racing team following the season-opening race at Daytona International Speedway. A three-member panel of Dixon Johnston, Bill Mullis (operator of Langley Speedway) and Cathy Rice (general manager of South Boston Speedway) said in a statement that they found the Appellants violated the rules set forth in the penalty notice, and the original penalty was affirmed and upheld.[More](3-14-2018)


Former NASCAR driver Rick Crawford being held on charge of enticing a minor

Former NASCAR Truck series driver Rick Crawford is being held in a Seminole County (Florida) jail on a charge of attempted enticement of a minor, a spokesman for the U.S. district attorney's office confirmed Monday.Crawford, 59, has a bond hearing set for Thursday in U.S. District Court in Orlando.[More](3-6-2018)


CK Power named presenting sponsor of Gateway Truck race

Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois today announced CK Power will be the presenting sponsor for its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on June 23. The race will be called the Gateway 200 presented by CK Power.[More](3-1-2018)