It took three attempts at a green-white-checkered-flag finish for John King to win his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in his eighth start in the series.
Ward Burton will make his NASCAR return, after a five-year absence, in the NextEra Energy 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway in February. Burton, older brother of Richard Childress Racing driver Jeff Burton, will drive the No. 27 Hillman Racing Chevy in select Truck Series events. He will share seat time with his son, Jeb.
Brendan Gaughan will drive a limited schedule for Richard Childress Racing in the No. 33 South Point Hotel & Casino in the Sprint Cup Series in 2012.
Turn One Racing has announced that the team will field a Sprint Cup Series car for eigth to 10 events in 2012, starting with the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. TOR, which has competed in the Camping World Truck Series the last three seasons, has purchased cars from Richard Childress Racing. TOR [...]
Kyle Busch Motorsports announced that Jason Leffler will drive the team’s No. 18 Toyota Tundra in the Camping World Truck Series next season, according to FoxSports.com. Leffler will drive the truck for at least 14 races in 2012, with sponsorship from Dollar General. KBM is still seeking sponsorship for the remaining races on the schedule. [...]
Ricky Benton Racing has reached a deal with David Reutimann to pilot the team’s No. 92 Chevy truck in the Camping World Truck Series next season. Reutimann will drive the truck in 13 to 15 races in 2012. Reutimann said: The Truck series is where I got my start. It’s a very competitive series, and [...]
JR Motorsports has signed Cole Whitt to drive the team’s No. 88 Nationwide Series Chevy in 2012, the team announced. Whitt comes to JRM from Red Bull Racing, where he drove in the Camping World Truck Series last season, finishing ninth in points with one pole, two top-five and 11 top-10 finishes. Aric Almirola, driver of [...]
Jayski is reporting via SPEED that Formula 1 driver Bruno Senna may be considering NASCAR as a backup option, should his deal to remain in F1 fall through. According to the report, Senna has ruled out IndyCar because his family would not let him race in that series.
Brendan Gaughan will drive 10 Nationwide Series races and eight Camping World Truck Series races for Richard Childress Racing in 2012.
Telestream, a maker of video transcoding and workflow automation systems, announced that they have created a high definition instant replay system for NASCAR officials to use on race day. The system will capture 18 high definition camera feeds, which will allow race officials to instantly see detailed information to make rapid decisions about on-track aspects of [...]