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Grant Enfinger Switches from Team BCR Racing to GMS Racing for the Last 9 ARCA Races

July 25th, 2014 at 12:21 AM
By Mark Eddinger

In an effort to further his racing career 29-year-old Grant Enfinger has switched race teams in the ARCA Racing Series mid-season. Enfinger raced the first 11 races of the 2014 ARCA season for Team BCR Racing and scored four victories. He will race the final nine races of the season for GMS Racing.

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Enfinger will now pilot the No. 90 Motor Honey/Casite Allegiant Travel Chevrolet. He also drove the No. 90 Ford for the Howard Bixman owned Team BCR Racing team. Currently Enfinger is in a tight championship battle with Mason Mitchell. Enfinger trails Mitchell by 15 points.

“I would like to thank Howard (Bixman) and Team BCR Racing for getting me to this point in my career,” Enfinger said. “I am thankful to Howard for allowing me this opportunity with GMS Racing. This alliance will provide me the opportunity to move to the next level in my career. We started the year off strong, and I look forward to finishing the season with GMS Racing as strong as I started.”

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Darrell Wallace Jr Wins Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway

July 23rd, 2014 at 11:24 PM
By Clayton Caldwell

It's perhaps the biggest win of Darrell Wallace's Jr's young career as the 20-year-old from Alabama led 97 of 150 laps en route to his third career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the 1-800-Car-Cash Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night. A stunned Wallace celebrated in victory lane. 

"That's so cool, on dirt, Eldora," Wallace said in victory lane. "Really? Eldora?" 

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Wallace had an epic battle with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular Kyle Larson, who gave Wallace a great race until three laps to go when Larson banged his #32 Chevrolet Silverado off the outside wall hard and breaking something in the suspension ending his day in the 26th position. Larson had hit the wall several times throughout the race and his truck finally gave way. 

Finishing in the second position was Ron Hornaday Jr with Ryan Blaney coming home third. Finishing in the fourth spot was 59-year-old veteran Ken Schrader with Ty Dillon coming home fifth. Finishing in the sixth spot was John Hunter Nemechek with Jeb Burton coming home seventh. Finishing in the eighth position was Johnny Sauter with Matt Crafton finishing ninth. Last year's Eldora winner Austin Dillon finished 10th. 

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Field Set for Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway

July 23rd, 2014 at 9:05 PM
By Clayton Caldwell

After five heat races and one last chance race the field is set for the 1-800-Car-Cash Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway. Qualifying set the field for the heat races and the heat races set the field for the last chance qualifier. 

In each race there were four trucks locked into the field and one driver, not already locked into the race by their owner points, had the potential to lock themselves into the race.

In the first heat race Erik Jones and Darrell Wallace Jr paced the field with Kyle Larson finishing third in the first heat race. JR. Heffner finished fourth in the heat the race, locking himself into his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event. Finishing fifth in the event was Jody Knowles. Knowles along with Joe Cobb, who finished eighth in the eight truck heat race, were the two trucks who had to try and make the race in the Last Chance Qualifier. Ben Kennedy finished seventh in the heat race but was locked into the feature via his owner points. 

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Updates Before Wednesday’s Eldora Speedway Show

July 22nd, 2014 at 8:48 PM
By Mark Eddinger

The second annual 1-800 CarCash Mudsummer Classic NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is set for Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway. Last season NASCAR's return to dirt track racing was a spectacle and the second edition of the race should be quite the show as well.

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Over Monday and Tuesday news has been coming in regarding drivers that will compete and companies that will sponsor some of the trucks.

SS Green Light Racing announced their driver lineup for the Mudsummer Classic on Tuesday. Jared Landers will drive the No. 07 Chevrolet with sponsorship from Crop Production Services and Dyna-Gro Seeds. Landers won his heat race last season and finished 12th in the main event driving for Eddie Sharp Racing. In the No. 08 Chevrolet will be 21-year-old Korbin Forrister. He has driven three races so far this season for SS Green Light Racing and has an average finish of 26.7.

On Monday Empire Racing Group announced that Cody Erickson will drive their No. 82 Chevrolet in the Mudsummer Classic. It will be his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut. Also added to the entry list on Monday to make his debut race in the series was Michael Affarano in his family owned No. 03 Chevrolet.

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Indianapolis Entry List Will Add Saturday Drama

July 22nd, 2014 at 12:17 AM
By Clayton Caldwell

The entry list for the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been released on Monday and the list includes two new teams, which will add drama for Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying session at the facility.

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There are 46 entries on the entry list for Sunday’s race. There are also two new teams on the list and they are RAB Racing’s #29 Toyota and the #37 Chevrolet for Tommy Baldwin Racing. The #29 Toyota is not exactly a new team as they have made one other attempt this season. The team missed the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway with veteran driver Joe Nemechek. This weekend the team has hired, the defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion and current points leader Matt Crafton. Crafton will be running his #88 Toyota at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday and then head to Indianapolis to attempt to make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut. Crafton will need to qualify 36th or better on Saturday to make his debut.

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