Matt Crafton Snaps 27-Race Winless Streak with Eldora Speedway Victory

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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

John Wes Townley Cleared for Return to NASCAR and ARCA Competition

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Photo – Matt Hazlett/Getty Images

This past Tuesday, Athenian Motorsports driver, John Wes Townley was given medical clearance to return to NASCAR and ARCA Competition and will take part in the Camping World Truck Series and ARCA races at Pocono Raceway this weekend.

For the past four weeks, Townley has received treatment for mild concussion-like symptoms following a couple of collisions with GMS Racing’s Spencer Gallagher at Gateway Motorsports Park in June.  The second crash is what ended the night for both drivers and ignited an on-the-track confrontation and wrestling match. Gallagher later apologized for his part in the incident.

Over the last four weeks, three drivers have stepped into Townley’s seat.

“I’d like to thank Parker Kligerman, Cole Custer and Brady Boswell for filling in for me,” Townley said. “I feel great and I’m looking forward to racing at Pocono this week.”

Watch the ARCA Racing Series, ModSpace 150 on Friday, July 29th at 5:30 pm ET on FOX Sports 1. Then the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Pocono Mountains 150 on Saturday, July 30th at 1 pm ET, also on FOX Sports 1.

Kyle Larson Charges through Field to Capture Eldora Win

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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

Red-Hot Kyle Busch Wins Pocono Truck Race In Third Overtime

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As Kyle Busch sat sidelined with a broken right leg and left foot from February until May, the prevailing question was…

“When will he win again?”

Now it’s…

“Will he ever lose?”

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Joey Coulter Looks to Ride Pocono Momentum on to Michigan

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Photo – Rusty Jarrett/HHP

Joey Coulter is our next guest on Fan4Racing Fan2Fan NASCAR & Race Talk on Monday, August 4th, 2014 at 9:30 pm ET.  Call 347-996-5176 during the LIVE broadcast with any questions/comments for Joey Coulter.

Joey Coulter comes home with a third place finish in the Pocono Mountains 150, and looks to carry that momentum on to Michigan later this month. 

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, Joey Coulter, looks forward to his races at Pocono Raceway as one of his favorite tracks on the circuit. 

“Pocono Raceway is one of the most technical and challenging tracks we go to all year, which is exactly why it is one of my favorite tracks. Also, I think having a win there helps too.” 

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