Latest NASCAR Truck Series News

Smith drives away on restart to win Trucks race at Kansas

May. 14, 2022 22:09 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Zane Smith drove away from pole-sitter John Hunter Nemechek and Ty Majeski on a restart with nine laps to go at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night for his third NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season. The 22-year-old Smith, who moved from GMS Racing to...

Nemechek bests Hocevar in OT to win Darlington truck race

May. 06, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — John Hunter Nemechek was excited — and relieved — with his first victory of the season. Nemechek took the lead with 24 laps to go, then held off Carson Hocevar in overtime to win the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event at Darlington Raceway on Friday...

AUTO RACING: NASCAR heads to Dover, IndyCar to Alabama

Apr. 27, 2022 17:00 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Duramax Drydene 400 Site: Dover, Delaware. Schedule: Saturday, practice, 10:30 a.m., and qualifying, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday, race, 3 p.m. (FS1). Track: Dover Motor Speedway. ...

Kyle Busch steadily cementing a Hall of Fame NASCAR career

Apr. 21, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A cascade of boos rained down on Kyle Busch following his surprise win at Bristol Motor Speedway, a moment that reminded him of the icy reception the late Dale Earnhardt received after a controversial 1999 win at the track. But this wasn't even close to...

AUTO RACING: From small to big: 'Dega is next for NASCAR

Apr. 20, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES GEICO 500 Site: Talladega, Alabama. Schedule: Saturday, qualifying, 11 a.m.; Sunday; race, 3 p.m. (FOX) Track: Talladega Superspeedway. Race distance: 188 laps, 500 miles....

Rhodes slides past Hocevar on Bristol dirt to win truck race

Apr. 16, 2022 22:15 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Rhodes used a crossover move to slide past Carson Hocevar and drift his way to victory in the NASCAR Truck Series race at dirt-covered Bristol Motor Speedway. The reigning Truck Series champion won Saturday night for the first time in six races this...

Martinsville: Byron races to NASCAR Cup-leading 2nd victory

Apr. 10, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — William Byron knew he was in for a big challenge with a two-lap overtime sprint about to start and the very aggressive Joey Logano right behind him. He also felt like he had a pretty remarkable co-pilot in his corner. “This one is for my...

Elliott takes pole for NASCAR Cup race at Martinsville

Apr. 08, 2022 19:44 PM EDT

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Chase Elliott won the pole Friday for the Saturday night race at Martinsville Speedway. The defending NASCAR Cup Series champion and current co-leader turned a fast lap at 96.151 mph in the new Next Gen cars to end co-leader Ryan Blaney’s string of three...

William Byron races to first NASCAR Truck win since 2016

Apr. 07, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — William Byron raced to his first NASCAR Truck Series victory since 2016 on Thursday night at Martinsville Speedway. Byron, in just his second Truck Series start since 2016, led a race-high 94 of the 200 laps and grabbed the lead after Stage 2. Byron...

AUTO RACING: Martinsville next in NASCAR's short track spree

Apr. 06, 2022 08:36 AM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Blu-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 400 Site: Martinsville, Virginia. Schedule: Friday, practice, 4:30 p.m., and qualifying, 5:05 p.m.; Saturday, race, 7:30 p.m. (FS1) Track: Martinsville...