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Tracking the Trucks: Zane Smith Captures Emotional 1st Career Win at Michigan

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In a Nutshell: In a race filled with 11 cautions and a pair of overtime attempts, Zane Smith scored his first career Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory Friday at Michigan International Speedway. Coming from seemingly out of nowhere, Smith took advantage of a spin by late-race leader Grant Enfinger and the chaos that …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Biggest Surprises of the 2020 Truck Series Season

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The 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season started off just as many others in the past. The season-opener at Daytona International Speedway was the typical wreckfest with a thrilling finish that saw Grant Enfinger edge Jordan Anderson by just inches. The series went to Las Vegas Motor Speedway and then headed off …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill, Matt Crafton Win Kansas Double-Header

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In a Nutshell: For the first time in NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Series history, drivers hit Kansas Speedway for a pair of races less than 24 hours apart. Friday night (July 24), Austin Hill emerged victorious for his first win of 2020. He easily beat out Brett Moffitt by nearly three seconds in a …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Drivers Who Could Benefit From 2 Races at Kansas Speedway

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This weekend, the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series hits Kansas Speedway for  the series’ doubleheader debut. It’s also the first time the Truck Series will run more than one race at the mile-and-a-half oval in a single season. Eight races into the season, only Grant Enfinger and Sheldon Creed find themselves locked into the …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Takes 3rd 2020 Win at Texas Motor Speedway

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch scored his third win in five Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series starts this season. The owner/driver out-dueled rookie Christian Eckes on a late-race restart to snag the victory in his final 2020 start in the series. Matt Crafton, Stewart Friesen and Brett Moffitt rounded out the top five. Adding …

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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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