NCWTS: Nothing But Heart; Pierce Channels “Inner Larson” En Route to Spirited Runner-Up at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — NASCAR photo — Many NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers would have felt crushed to come as close as Oakwood, Ill. hotshoe Bobby Pierce did to victory in Wednesday night’s 1-800-CARCASH MudSummer Classic without hoisting the Golden Shovel. But instead, the 18-year-old dirt late model standout was …

NCWTS: Bell Rings at Eldora; 20-Year-Old NASCAR Rookie Holds Off Late-Race Charges for MudSummer Classic Win

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — NASCAR, meet Christopher Bell. On a night when two dirt-track regulars gave it their all in modified pickup trucks at the Eldora Speedway, the third-annual 1-800-CAR-CASH MudSummer Classic featured a classic duel between Bell and Bobby Pierce in the closing laps. …

NCWTS: Erickson Claims Eldora Last Chance Qualifier; Final MudSummer Classic Starting Spots Set

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — Report by Race CHaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Empire Racing Group photo — The field for the third annual 1-800-CARCASH MudSummer Classic for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is set at Eldora Speedway. Cody Erickson used a bold move through the middle of the front row to take the point on the opening lap …

NCWTS: Field Nearly Set for MudSummer Classic at Eldora; Pierce, Nemechek, Schrader, Bell and Reddick Win Heats

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Bobby Pierce hadn’t turned a lap in a NASCAR Camping World Truck until Wednesday afternoon at Eldora Speedway. However, the Oakwood, Ill. driver caught on quickly. After snagging the fastest time in Keystone Pole Light Qualifying, Pierce started from the pole …

NCWTS: Pierce’s Pole; Talented Teenager Banks First-Ever Top Qualifying Effort for MB Motorsports in Series Debut

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — What a day it’s starting to be for both 18-year-old Bobby Pierce and veteran NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team MB Motorsports. Pierce, from Oakwood, Ill., lived up to his nickname as the “Smooth Operator,” setting the fastest lap in Keystone …

NCWTS: Trucks Back on Dirt; Erik Jones Leads First Eldora Practice

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Alex Goodlett/Getty Images North America photo — After heavy rains pummeled the half-mile Eldora Speedway within the last week, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series took to track Wednesday morning. Saturday’s World of Outlaws event there didn’t end until 4:30 a.m. ET and the trucks brought in …

NCWTS: Previewing the Mudsummer Classic at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — Story by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Getty Images photo — The sight of  NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers slinging dirt at Eldora Speedway is back this week. Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart’s half-mile dirt track plays host to the third-annual Mudsummer Classic Wednesday night for the only stop on dirt in …

MIDWEST: Eldora Major Event Tickets Go On Sale Saturday

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official release — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — For Eldora Speedway race fans, the first Saturday in December is one of the most anticipated dates on their ‘off-season’ calendar. It is the traditional date for the opening of public ticket and campsite sales for the historic speed plant’s marquee major events for the upcoming season, and …

Q&A: Super Late Model and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver Jody Knowles

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WOODSTOCK, GA – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Jody Knowles Racing Photo – You wouldn’t have recognized Jody Knowles’ name aside from the Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway last weekend, but the 28-year-old Super Late Model superstar is beginning his tear through the racing ranks and is eying more opportunities in NASCAR’s third-tier series. Marshall …

NCWTS: Darrell Wallace Jr. Holds Off Hard-Charging Kyle Larson; Masters Eldora for Dirt-Track Truck Win

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — By Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — In front of a packed house at Eldora Speedway, Darrell Wallace Jr. won Wednesday’s night second annual 1-800 CarCash Mudsummer Classic. Wallace, a NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduate, earned his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) win of the season. Wallace led the final 97 laps of …

NCWTS: Erik Jones Tops Eldora Single-Truck Time Trials; Wins 21 Means 21 Pole Award

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — staff report — NASCAR photo — Erik Jones took the top spot in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series single-truck qualifying on Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway as each truck got two laps on the muddy surface to post a best time. Jones will start on the 21 Means 21 pole position for the first of five 10-lap qualifying races, which begin at …