Using a late-race restart 18 laps from the finish and a strategy to ‘go where the others aren’t,’ Matt Crafton muscled past veteran dirt racer, Stewart Friesen, to win Wednesday night’s fifth annual Eldora Dirt Derby 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway.
Over the last forty laps of the race, Crafton patiently worked his way from the bottom of the top-ten and took advantage of a lap 127 caution to position himself to challenge a dominant Friesen for his first win since Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway last May. Continue reading →
Battling back from all kinds of adversity, Kyle Larson sailed away on a late race restart with 16 laps to go to win Wednesday night’s fourth annual Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby 150 at Eldora Speedway. Continue reading →
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams converge at Eldora Speedway this weekend for the fan favorite event of the season the Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby on Wednesday, July 20th. FOX Sports 1 coverage begins at 7 pm ET with a green flag around 9 pm ET with radio coverage on MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, channel 90.
The format this weekend on dirt will cover 75 miles over 150 laps during three segments 40-50-60 laps.
A Guide to Eldora
Eldora’s qualifying and race formats differ from the knockout qualifying seen weekly in the NASCAR Camping World Truck series. Below is a guide to how it works.
At Eldora, two-lap, single-truck qualifying determines the starting position for the qualifying races (five in total). A random draw determines the qualifying order with the fastest qualifier earning the Keystone Light Pole Award. Continue reading →
Cameron Hayley at 9 pm ET on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Photo – Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Cameron Hayley is our guest on Fan4Racing Fan2Fan NASCAR & Race Talk on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 9 pm ET. Call 714-202-9918 or tweet, @Fan4RacingSite @Sal_Sigala or @ZRoethlisberger with any questions or comments during the LIVE broadcast.
In a season with many ‘firsts,’ Cameron Hayley’s rookie season this week features his début on dirt at Eldora Speedway for the 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic. Hayley started ninth and finished eighth in his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at the famed clay oval owned by Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart. Continue reading →