Latest NASCAR Truck Series News

Brett Moffitt (23) celebrates after winning a NASCAR Truck Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Moffitt wins wild Truck race at Kansas to qualify for finale

Oct. 17, 2020 6:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Brett Moffitt wasn't about to finish second again — not with a spot in the NASCAR Truck Series finale on the line. So when Zane Smith tried to pass him with three laps to go, Moffitt moved down ever so slightly and sent his teammate into a spin along the backstretch. Then,...

Chase Elliott leads the way out of turn 7 as he competes in a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Elliott won the race. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

AUTO RACING GLANCE: Elliott in hunt as NASCAR goes to Kansas

Oct. 14, 2020 10:21 AM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Hollywood Casino 400 Site: Kansas City, Kansas Schedule: Sunday, race, 2:30 p.m. (NBC) Track: Kansas Speedway Race distance: 267 laps, 400.5 miles Last year: Denny Hamlin won after starting 23rd, the third-deepest spot for a driver on the starting grid to get to victory lane...

In this photo provided by the NHRA, Doug Kalitta does a burnout in Top Fuel at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals drag races at World Wide Technology Raceway on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Madison, Ill.  Kalitta won for the fourth time at the St. Louis-area track, beating Steve Torrence in the final round with a 3.690-second run at 322.58 mph. (Marc Gewertz/NHRA via AP)

Tweet lures Camping World in as NHRA new title sponsor

Oct. 8, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Marcus Lemonis first learned the NHRA drag racing series had abruptly lost its title sponsor via Twitter and used the same social media platform to alert the league he was interested in helping. Lemonis tweeted on Sept. 22 to NHRA that Camping World isn't “scared of our...

Raphael Lessard celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Truck series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Canadian teen Lessard scores Talladega Truck Series victory

Oct. 3, 2020 3:54 PM EDT

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Raphael Lessard, a 19-year-old Canadian rookie, won his first career NASCAR national series race on Saturday in overtime under caution at Talladega Superspeedway. Lessard was racing side-by-side with Trevor Bayne on the final lap of the two-lap overtime shootout when a pack of...

Kentucky Speedway says it's off NASCAR's schedule

Sep. 29, 2020 11:22 PM EDT

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Speedway has lost its spot on NASCAR's schedule, the racetrack said Tuesday night ahead of NASCAR's announcement of venues and dates for next year. Kentucky held its first Cup Series race in 2011 and has hosted a tripleheader in recent years with races in NASCAR's Cup, Xfinity...

Austin Hill poses in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Truck Series auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (Ellen Schmidt/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Hill rebounds with win at Las Vegas to advance in playoffs

Sep. 26, 2020 12:16 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Austin Hill, the regular-season Truck Series champion, rebounded from a poor opening race of the playoffs with a victory Friday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Hill had dropped from first in the standings — where he'd been ranked since the second race of the season — to...

Ross Chastain is introduced to the crowd before the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Chastain snags Ganassi Cup ride in busy NASCAR free agency

Sep. 21, 2020 9:25 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ross Chastain snagged one of the coveted open Cup seats on Monday in a promotion at Chip Ganassi Racing to drive the No. 42 next season. This year marks a particularly active free agency period with heavy turnover expected among a limited number of rides. The No. 42 Chevrolet at...

Sam Mayer poses with the sword and trophy as he celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Truck Series auto race, Thursday Sept. 17, 2020, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Teen ace Sam Mayer goes 2-for-2 in big night at Bristol

Sep. 17, 2020 11:35 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Sam Mayer celebrated his recent promotion to JR Motorsports with a sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway. The teen sensation opened Thursday night with his first NASCAR national series victory with a Truck Series win and followed it immediately after with an ARCA Series win. It was quite...

Grant Enfinger, top center, celebrates after winning a NASCAR Truck Series auto race Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Enfinger rallies to win truck race at Richmond Raceway

Sep. 11, 2020 5:08 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Grant Enfinger started the regular season with a win, and finished with one, too. Heading into the NASCAR Truck Series playoffs, he hopes that is a good sign. “It gives us a lot of momentum, I feel like, and to be honest, we needed it,” Enfinger said after he bounced back...

Bubba Wallace speaks to crew before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season's end

Sep. 10, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bubba Wallace, loaded with several new sponsors he personally signed, will leave Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season and take his new wealth elsewhere. Wallace, who has driven Petty's iconic No. 43 the last three seasons, told the team Thursday he would not sign a...