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Tracking the Trucks: Sheldon Creed Snags Rain-Shortened Kentucky Victory

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In a Nutshell: Sheldon Creed was out in front of the field when the rains came over Kentucky Speedway late Saturday (July 11) to score his first career Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series win. The red flag flew right after stage two came to an end due to lightning, and the trucks were brought …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: The Sting of Losing the Truck Series’ Eldora Dirt Derby to COVID-19

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It’s officially official. COVID-19 has truly ruined the 2020 Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season. Wednesday (July 8), NASCAR and Eldora Speedway came to the realization that this year’s Dirt Derby will not happen. “Since we started working on this event in September 2012, it has been a collective team effort,” said Roger Slack, …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Pocono 350

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The Headline(s): Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick finished 1-2 again on Sunday, June 28 at Pocono Raceway, although the roles were reversed this time with Hamlin scoring his fourth win of 2020. Erik Jones ended up third, followed by Chase Elliott. Aric Almirola rounded out the top-five finishers. How it Happened: For the second time …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brandon Jones Scores 1st Career Victory at Pocono

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In a Nutshell: Brandon Jones scored his first career victory in Sunday’s rain-delayed Pocono Organics 150 at Pocono Raceway. Jones edged Austin Hill by nearly a second in a two-lap dash to the finish in a race filled with nine cautions and two red flags. Sheldon Creed, Todd Gilliland and Ben Rhodes rounded out the …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Pocono Organics 325 at Pocono Raceway

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The Headline(s): Kevin Harvick snagged his first career victory at Pocono Raceway and his third of the 2020 season in Saturday’s (June 27) Pocono Organics 325. The difference between taking two tires on the No. 4 and four tires on Aric Almirola’s No. 10 Ford proved to be what helped Harvick break his winless streak …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Four Drivers Who Stand Out Five Races Into the Season

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Grant Enfinger The only regular Truck Series driver to find victory lane this season, it’s hard to leave Grant Enfinger off of this list. But while he does have two wins compared to the rest of the field’s zero, the rest of his results leave something to be desired. Immediately following his narrow victory in …

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Rookies Tyler Reddick, Christopher Bell Score Career-Best Results at Homestead

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Denny Hamlin may have dominated and stolen the show at Homestead-Miami Speedway Sunday night (June 14), but a pair of rookies each posted career-best finishes along the way. Tyler Reddick and Christopher Bell were two-thirds of the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Big Three last season and battled throughout the year for the championship. And while Reddick …

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Tracking the Trucks: Grant Enfinger Snags Last-Lap Victory in Atlanta

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In a Nutshell: Grant Enfinger scored his second victory in four races when he took the checkered flag 0.215 seconds ahead of Austin Hill Saturday afternoon (June 6) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. A lap 129 caution for Chase Elliott spinning erased a more than four-second lead Hill had built over the field and set up …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Closest Finishes

As the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series rolls into Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, the series will embark on its 15th year of competition at the mile-and-a-half oval. The Truck Series debuted in Atlanta with the 2004 season and ran at the track twice from 2005 through 2008. After dropping back to a single …

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Return to Racing: Where the Truck Series Left Off When NASCAR was Sidelined

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The last time the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series was on track was more than three months ago, but tonight the series returns at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200. In a field expanded to 40 trucks, courtesy of a mandate for no practice or qualifying in the wake of precautions …

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