NCWTS: Cole On Top; Custer Wins Pole for Martinsville Truck Race

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images North America photo — 17-year-old Cole Custer hasn’t won a pole in the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Until Saturday. The JR Motorsports driver turned the fastest lap of the weekend at 19.53 seconds (96.595 mph) to secure the 21 Means 21 …

NCWTS: Tribute and Trophy; Darrell Wallace Jr. Wins at Martinsville in Truck Honoring Wendell Scott

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — official release — Sarah Glenn/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — A year after picking up his first Camping World Truck Series victory at Martinsville Speedway, Darrell Wallace Jr. did it again, topping the Kroger 200 field on Saturday afternoon for his third victory of the season. Wallace led a race-high 97 laps in his No. 34 Toyota Tundra, the number and paint …

NCWTS PRACTICE: Honoring Wendell; Bubba Wallace Fastest in Happy Hour With Tribute Truck

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RIDGEWAY, Va. — official release — Rainier Ehrhardt/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Defending race-winner Darrell Wallace Jr. led the way in final Camping World Truck Series practice on Friday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway. Wallace, who picked up the first win of his national series career in this race last year, paced the session with a top speed of 95.888 mph. His Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Erik …

NCWTS: Peyton Sellers to Drive for Win-Tron Racing at Martinsville

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – official release — Photo courtesy Win-Tron Racing — Peyton Sellers will drive Win-Tron Racing’s No. 35 Danville Toyota/Pembelton Forrest Products Toyota Tundra in Saturday’s Kroger 200 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway this Saturday. The pairing seems like a natural fit, as Win-Tron Racing hails from the short track ranks, while Sellers will compete at his hometown track. Sellers …

NCWTS: Austin Hill to Make Truck Debut at Martinsville for Ricky Benton Racing

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CERRO GORDO, N.C. – official release — Tyler Buckwell/Austin Hill Racing photo — Ricky Benton Racing Enterprises announced today that Austin Hill will be behind the wheel of its No. 92 Ford F-150 in this weekend’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway. Hill, a two-time winner in 2014 in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, will be …

NCWTS: Title Race Tightens With Four To Go

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RIDGEWAY, Va. — official release — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — Nineteen points separated defending champion Matt Crafton from ThorSport teammate Johnny Sauter heading into Talladega Speedway. Now that margin has tightened, but with new faces in the hunt. Former NASCAR Next drivers Ryan Blaney (-16 points) and Darrell Wallace Jr. (-28) loom close behind Crafton, overtaking the second …

NCWTS: Camden Murphy to Make Truck Debut for SS Green Light at Martinsville

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MOORESVILLE, NC – official release – Steve Naples photo — Eighteen year old Camden Murphy, from Itasca, Illinois, will make his debut start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck at Martinsville Speedway this Saturday driving for SS Green Light Racing in the No. 08 Ronald McDonald House Chevy Silverado, the team announced on Wednesday. Murphy gained national attention after winning …

NASCAR: Front Row, KBM to Pay Tribue to Wendell Scott at Martinsville

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – official release — NASCAR photo — NASCAR, Front Row Motorsports, Kyle Busch Motorsports and Martinsville Speedway will honor 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott, the first African-American driver to win a NASCAR premier series event, with a series of tributes during the Martinsville (Va.) Speedway race weekend Oct. 24-26. Front Row Motorsports will pay homage …

NASCAR AUDIO: Hemric to roll with Sharp-Gallaher in Martinsville

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October 17, 2013 – By Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online – Charlotte, N.C. – Look out, boys and girls. The self-proclaimed “Hotshoe” is ready to blaze his trail to the top. Sharp-Gallaher Racing announced today that Daniel Hemric will make his NASCAR national series debut behind the wheel of the #6 Jack Link’s Beef Jerky /Valvoline …