NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry list for Ford EcoBoost 200

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There are 35 trucks listed on the preliminary entry list for Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship-deciding Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The four drivers eligible for the inaugural Truck Series Chase title are two-time champion Matt Crafton, Timothy Peters, Johnny Sauter and Christopher Bell.

Sauter has won the most races of the four this season with three, followed by Crafton (two), Bell (one) and Peters (zero).

For a number of drivers who either didn’t qualify for or were eliminated from the Chase — including six-race winner William Byron — Friday’s race offers one last chance to gain some additional notoriety for themselves, not to mention become potential spoilers for the championship contenders.

Here’s the preliminary entry list:

Ford EcoBoost 200 Truck Series preliminary entry list

NASCAR America: Is there cause for concern with Jimmie Johnson’s performance thus far?

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It’s no secret that Jimmie Johnson is off to a slow start in 2017.

The defending and seven-time NASCAR Cup champion has a starting average of 21.8 and a finishing average of 18.8 in the first five races of this season.

He has just one top-10 finish (ninth at Phoenix), along with 34th at Daytona, 19th at Atlanta, 11th at Las Vegas and 21st Sunday at Fontana.

And let’s not forget he’s 17th in the NASCAR Cup standings heading to one of his strongest tracks, Martinsville Speedway, this Sunday.

On Monday’s edition of NASCAR America, we discussed this: After such a slow start to the season, is there a cause for concern over Johnson’s performance?

NASCAR America: Mark Martin is definitely a Kyle Larson fan

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On Monday’s edition of NASCAR America, NASCAR Hall of Famer Mark Martin shared his experience of racing in his home state of Arkansas, as well as the excitement he feels watching  Kyle Larson compete in the Cup series.

NASCAR America: Kyle Larson involved in minor fender bender while leaving Fontana

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Kyle Larson‘s spectacular weekend at Auto Club Speedway — winning both Saturday’s Xfinity Series race and Sunday’s Auto Club 400 NASCAR Cup event — left him feeling good.

But shortly upon exiting the facility, Larson and several others were involved in a fender-bender right outside the Speedway. Larson was a passenger, not the driver.

No one was injured, Larson tweeted.

But somehow, isn’t that strange fate?

NASCAR America: Kyle Larson’s Fontana win shows continued maturing as a driver

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Kyle Larson finally broke his streak of three straight runner-up finishes with his win in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway.

On Monday’s edition of NASCAR America, the crew discussed his win as well as his maturation as a driver.