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Euro team wins California-held ChampTruck races this weekend, ’88 Mike’ the runner-up (with photos)

In the second race weekend of the ChampTruck World Series' inaugural season, Hungarian racer Kristzian Szabo won the points-earning race, with Nashville-based Mack technician Mike Morgan placing second and four-wheeler racer Corry Weller earning third.

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‘88 Mike’ takes home win in first ChampTruck race weekend: Photos, crash video and more from the races

Nashville-based Mack technician Mike Morgan won the first-ever Meritor ChampTruck World Series race this weekend in Millville, N.J., where the series’ inaugural race weekend hit the New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Photos: ChampTruck’s 100-mph truck race action kicks off at New Jersey Motorsports Park

The first-ever Meritor ChampTruck World Series race takes place this weekend at the New Jersey Motorsports Park, where 10 Class 8 truck racers will square off in 100-mph road course action in four heats and one main event.

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Big rig race series ChampTruck starts this week with inaugural race in New Jersey

Roughly a dozen Class 8 trucks will hit the New Jersey Motorsports Park speedway this week for an action-packed weekend of races and more as the Meritor ChampTruck World Series kicks off its inaugural season.

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Video: Rush, Mobil Delvac saluting truckers at this weekend’s NASCAR race

Rush Truck Centers and ExxonMobil will be saluting truckers leading up to this weekend’s race at the Texas Motor Speedway. Tony Stewart’s No. 14 Chevrolet SS will feature a special truck-focused paint scheme. And his hauler is featured in two separate recognition videos.

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Truckers, start your engines: The Meritor ChampTruck World Series is bringing truck racing back to the U.S.

The new Meritor ChampTruck World Series, which will bring a true big-rig racing circuit back to the United States for the first time in nearly 30 years, will pit roughly a dozen trucks in 10 races nationwide this year.

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ChampTruck racer brings European influence to American truck races

Joining the likes of diesel tech Mike Morgan, small fleet owner Allen Boles and the two Minimizer teams — who view the circuit through the lens of the American trucking industry — will be 22-year-old Krisztian Szabo, a Hungarian racer by trade.

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Photos: No. 54 ‘Team Tortured’ ChampTruck at MATS

At Minimizer's booth at the Mid-America Trucking Show, this No. 54 "Team Tortured" truck will be piloted in the ChampTruck series by driver Brad Klemmenson of Blooming Prairie, Minn.

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Introducing ’88 Mike': Video with Powershift Performance racer Mike Morgan

"In the armed forces 88 Mike stands for truck driver. I want to be 88 Mike. I want to be the truck driver." --Mike Morgan, whose self-styled Mack race truck will compete in the ChampTruck Class 8 race series

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Video: A quick run in Mike Morgan’s ChampTruck-in-progress

Take a run through some photos of the custom Mack racer and a brief bit of drifting around Morgan's circle drive to get a feel for the unit in this video.

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