Truck Series Drivers Take Part In North Wilkesboro Tire Test

NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. — A trio of NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series drivers, including defending series champion Zane Smith and rising stars Carson Hocevar and Corey Heim, participated in a Goodyear Tire test on Monday at historic North Wilkesboro Speedway in preparation for the upcoming Tyson 250 Truck Series ace on NASCAR All-Star race weekend. “It’s going to be a cool event, it’s so crazy to see this place come back to life,” said Smith, driver of the No. Hocevar said when he walked into the property he was in awe the whole time he was at the track. “Rarely do you have a test where you are smiling the whole time you are out there going around the track,” said Hocevar, driver of the No. It felt like I was walking into a track where we weren’t supposed to be. “I feel like we learned a lot and went through a lot of progressions like we normally do for short tracks,” said Heim, driver of the No. “I feel like this track has a lot more grip than what some people said it had.

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