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Truckin’ Thursdays: Talladega Looms as Truck Series Opens its Round of 6

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The Gander Outdoors Truck Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend, and the remaining playoff drivers have just one goal: survive. The series kicks off its Round of 6 Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12), but the good news for the championship hopefuls is that no champion has won at the superspeedway in the same season they …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: NASCAR Dodges Credibility Bullet With ThorSport Decision


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When the 2019 Gander Outdoors Truck Series playoffs opened at Bristol Motor Speedway, ThorSport Racing had three of its four drivers in the championship battle. But fast-forward three races and two of that trio got knocked out in one swoop at Las Vegas Motor Speedway just a couple of weeks ago. Grant Enfinger was the …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Austin Hill’s ‘Statement’ Win Serves as a Reminder to the Field


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When the 2019 season opened for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series at Daytona International Speedway in February, it marked a new beginning for Austin Hill and 2018 championship-winning team Hattori Racing Enterprises. Hill was just a driver who had just a single full-time Truck Series season under his belt and a whopping eight career top …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill, Hattori Racing Gamble to Win in Las Vegas

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill scored his third win of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season with a 2.116-second victory over Ross Chastain in Friday night’s World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 16 Hattori Racing Toyota restarted 20th on lap 87 restart after a late …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: What a Difference a Year Makes for Johnny Sauter

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Just one year ago, as the Gander Outdoors Truck Series headed to its third and final race in the Round of 8, Johnny Sauter comfortably led the point standings. He was well above the cutoff line to make it into the Round of 6 despite not having a win in the first two races of …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Where Does Kyle Busch Motorsports Go From Here?

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Just five races remain in the 2019 Gander Outdoors Truck Series season, and Kyle Busch Motorsports holds six wins in the first 18 races. Shoot, even Greg Biffle, who hadn’t run a NASCAR race in more than two years came back for a single event at Texas Motor Speedway in June and won. Talk about …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: What’s Next for Tyler Dippel & Young’s Motorsports?


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Tyler Dippel stole a fair number of headlines last weekend, and he didn’t even run the Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Friday evening (Aug 23), reported the driver of the No. 02 Chevrolet had been suspended indefinitely for “actions detrimental to stock car racing, including a violation of the …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Uses Dominant Run for 4th 2019 Win

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In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt dominated the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park Sunday afternoon (Aug. 25) to score his second straight win and fourth of the 2019 season. He led a race-high 44 of 64 laps en route to a more than five-second victory over Alex Tagliani. You're going to need a …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the Road Course Ringers for Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

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As the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series heads north of the border to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, it has one of the shortest entry lists of the season with only 28 as of press time. Additionally, there will be six drivers who can be considered road course ringers, something that’s become a rarity on the …

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5 Points to Ponder: The Blame Game Hits Newman, Pocono & More


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ONE: Ryan Newman Simply Did His Job Perhaps the most hated driver coming out of Bristol Motor Speedway had one of the most uneventful moments of contact throughout the weekend. Ryan Newman fought tooth and nail to remain on the lead lap when Matt DiBenedetto caught up with him, and the pair got together, causing …

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