XFINITY: Ben Kennedy Joins RCR No. 2 Team For Nine Races

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WELCOME, N.C. – Ben Kennedy has joined Richard Childress Racing for nine NASCAR XFINITY Series events this year in the No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro. Kennedy will make his first XFINITY Series start with RCR at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on May 6. Kennedy has worked his way up through the NASCAR development ladder. In 2016, he competed full time in the NASCAR …

AUDIO/RECAP: Mountain Sweetness; Sauter Punches Ticket to Homestead with Martinsville Win

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RIDGEWAY, Va. – Johnny Sauter qualified directly for the Camping World Truck Series Championship 4 with a victory in the Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions on Saturday afternoon. Sauter will be one of four drivers racing the Camping World Truck Series Championship in the Ford EcoBoost 200 on Nov. 18 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He won the race …

NXS: Kennedy Snags Solid Top 10 During XFINITY Debut With RCR in Iowa

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Two weeks ago, when Richard Childress Racing and Ben Kennedy announced they would be teaming up for Kennedy’s NASCAR XFINITY Series debut at Iowa Speedway, their game plan was simple: log laps, keep the car clean, and finish inside the top 10.

NCWTS: Big Win for Byron; Rookie Passes Crafton Late for Texas Victory

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FORT WORTH, Tex. — official series release by John Sturbin, NASCAR — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — Teenager William Byron overhauled Matt Crafton with five laps remaining and drove to victory in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rattlesnake 400 Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Byron, of Kyle Busch Motorsports, posted his second series victory at the expense of Crafton, who dominated the 167-lapper after brushing the Turn 3 wall 11 laps into …

NXS: RCR Adds Four Drivers to XFINITY Roster; New Faces Aboard the No. 2 Chevrolet

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Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has announced the addition of four drivers to its 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series team roster to compete in races at Iowa Speedway, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Road America and Kentucky Speedway. The drivers will share seat time in the No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro with crew chief Danny Stockman.

NCWTS: Weber Grilling Products Joins Ben Kennedy & GMS Racing

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STATESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Weber, the world’s premier manufacturer of charcoal, gas and electric grills, grilling accessories and other outdoor room products, will serve as primary sponsor for Ben Kennedy in the No. 33 GMS Racing Chevrolet Silverado for select races in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series beginning at Kansas Speedway this weekend. “We are thrilled …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Stepping Up the NASCAR Ladder; Grala Ready for Truck Debut at Martinsville

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Correspondent Kyle Magda — Audio courtesy of PMN — Getty Images for Ben Kennedy Racing photo — Kaz Grala is set for the biggest weekend of his young career to date. The 17-year-old will climb behind the wheel of a full-sized NASCAR Camping World Truck for the first time on Friday at …

NCWTS: Yung Money’s Back; Larson Fastest in Only Truck Practice at Chicagoland

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JOLIET, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Josh Hedges/Getty Images North America photo — JR Motorsports sees another face behind the wheel of the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet this weekend at Chicagoland. Cup driver Kyle Larson returns to the Camping World Truck Series for the first time since Homestead in 2014 and wasted …