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Tracking the Trucks: Sheldon Creed Emerges as 2020 Champion in Phoenix

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In a Nutshell: Sheldon Creed won the race and the 2020 Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series championship at Phoenix Raceway. The victory denied teammate Brett Moffitt, who had led a race-high 78 laps and was cruising toward victory with a large lead before the yellow flew on lap 148 of the scheduled 150 and …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Breaking Down the Championship 4

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This Friday night (Nov. 6), the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series will crown its champion, kicking off the championship weekend at Phoenix Raceway. Despite the lengthy shutdown forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of determination and creative scheduling has the series back on track to end as scheduled. Four drivers – Sheldon Creed, …

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Tracking the Trucks: Grant Enfinger Snatches Win, Championship-4 Spot at Martinsville

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In a Nutshell: Less than a week after suffering an engine failure that put him in a must-win situation, Grant Enfinger snagged his spot in the Championship 4 with a victory in the Hall of Fame 200 at Martinsville Speedway. “It was tough,” Enfinger told FOX Sports 1. “We knew this one was [a race] …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: NASCAR’s Failed Message by Letting Ben Rhodes Race

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Though the NASCAR Cup Series just finished its race at Texas Motor Speedway Wednesday afternoon, the penalty report for the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series has already been released. And while Chandler Smith received a penalty (rightfully so) after one of his wheels came off as he was leaving pit road, the sanctioning body …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: James Buescher Making NASCAR Return With Niece Motorsports

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When the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, seven playoff drivers will look to join Kansas Speedway winner Brett Moffitt in the Championship 4. Meanwhile, when the green flag flies, James Buescher will make his first start since 2015, piloting the No. 42 Niece Motorsports Chevrolet with backing …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Scores Overtime Win in Kansas

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In a Nutshell: After finishing runner-up four times this season, Brett Moffitt scored his first 2020 victory at Kansas Speedway when he edged teammate Sheldon Creed, who led a race-high 61 laps, by 0.111 seconds at the line. A late-race spin by Zane Smith, who had been battling with Moffitt for the lead, set up …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Hailie Deegan, Timothy Peters Among Storylines to Watch at Kansas

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After taking last weekend off while the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series raced at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL, the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series is back in action the next four weeks to close out the 2020 season. Beginning with this weekend at Kansas Speedway, the series then heads to Texas Motor Speedway …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Austin Hill Looking to Spoil GMS, ThorSport Hopes for the Championship

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When the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series heads to Kansas Speedway next weekend to open the Round of 8, GMS Racing and ThorSport Racing will make up seven of the eight drivers looking to make their way into the Championship 4. While it seems like GMS has really stolen the show in the Truck …

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Tracking the Trucks: Raphael Lessard Scores 1st Career Win at Talladega

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In a Nutshell: Raphael Lessard scored his first career win under caution as several drivers crashed on the white flag lap Saturday (Oct. 3) afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. The rookie led just the final lap as he took the checkered flag ahead of Trevor Bayne. Chandler Smith, Ben Rhodes and Codie Rohrbaugh rounded out the …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill Secures His Spot in Round of 8 With Las Vegas Win

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill scored his second Gander RV & Outdoors victory this season in Friday night’s World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. After struggling through much of the first two stages, Hill snagged the top spot via a strong restart with 39 laps remaining and held off a hard-charging Sheldon …

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