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Ross Chastain, Kaulig Racing Remain Upbeat Despite Up-and-Down Week

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

In just two days’ time, Kaulig Racing went from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows. Tuesday (Oct. 15), the organization announced it will expand to two full-time cars for the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. Ross Chastain, who’s currently racing for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series championship, will join Kaulig alongside Justin …

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Tracking the Trucks: Spencer Boyd Scores 1st Career Win at Talladega

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter crossed the finish line first, but Spencer Boyd walked away from Talladega Superspeedway with his first career win Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12). “Two weeks ago, I wasn’t running this race,” Boyd said in victory lane. “…Four years ago, I was selling cars with my dad at Hendrick Automotive Group. A …

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

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

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

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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?

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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?

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

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), Motorsport.com 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

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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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