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Tyler Ankrum Recovers From Spin & Slide To Score Career-Best Finish At Texas

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Tyler Ankrum had an up-and-down night at Texas Motor Speedway Friday (June 7), and when the checkered flag flew, he walked away with a career-best third-place finish. But the box score doesn’t even begin to tell the full story. Before he even took the green flag, Ankrum became the sixth Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver …

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Teammates Ben Rhodes & Johnny Sauter Top 3 Truck Series Practices at Texas

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Gander Outdoors Truck Series teams took to Texas Motor Speedway for a trio of practice sessions Thursday afternoon (June 6) ahead of Friday night’s SpeedyCash.com 400. Ben Rhodes and Johnny Sauter topped the charts in the three sessions. Practice 1 ThorSport Racing and GMS Racing ruled the first session, sweeping six of the top seven …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: The Kyle Busch Motorsports Shuffle

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It’s been no secret in recent years that Kyle Busch Motorsports has turned itself into one of the top Gander Outdoors Truck Series teams with the ability to win on any given race day. After all, the organization has scored two driver championships with Erik Jones and Christopher Bell since its debut in 2010. Additionally, …

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Austin Dillon Suffers Minor Burns in Alsco 300, Will Race in Coca-Cola 600

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Austin Dillon was forced to climb out of his NASCAR Xfinity Series car before the conclusion of Saturday’s Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Piloting the No. 10 Chevrolet for Kaulig Racing, Dillon got into the back of John Hunter Nemechek, who hit the outside wall racing the high line. YELLOW FLAG: Caution is out …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Texas Motor Speedway Kicks Off the Triple Truck Challenge

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The drop of the checkered flag at Charlotte Motor Speedway last weekend for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series means that another couple of weekends off before they’re back on track. But what it also means is that the next time the series races, the Triple Truck Challenge, announced prior to the start of the season, …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Closes Out Perfect Season With a Win in Charlotte

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch dominated the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night (May 18). The driver of the No. 51 Toyota led five times for 102 of 134 laps en route to his fifth win in five starts this season. “A couple of years ago I shot for [going …

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Alex Bowman Leaves Kansas Disappointed With 3rd Straight Runner-Up Finish

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Alex Bowman walked away wondering what might have been if he had chosen a different lane on the second-to-last restart Saturday night at Kansas Speedway. The Hendrick Motorsports driver lost the lead to eventual winner Brad Keselowski and finished second for the third straight race. I’ve never wanted something so bad. Not going to lie, …

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Brad Keselowski Wins Thrilling Digital Ally 400 at Kansas Speedway

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Brad Keselowski scored his third win of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season in Saturday night’s (May 11) Digital Ally 400 at Kansas Speedway. The veteran needed NASCAR Overtime and then some nail-biting side-by-side action behind him to clear the path to victory. But the triumph on this Mother’s Day weekend was bittersweet. …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ross Chastain Gives Niece Motorsports its 1st Win in Kansas

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In a Nutshell: Ross Chastain brought Niece Motorsports its first victory in Friday night’s Digital Ally 250 at Kansas Speedway. After saving himself from a near-spin with less than 20 laps remaining, Chastain took advantage of Stewart Friesen‘s dry fuel tank to rocket to his first career Gander Outdoors Truck Series win and an emotional …

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Ben Rhodes ‘Surprised’ by Runner-Up Finish in Kansas

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Ben Rhodes walked away from Kansas Speedway Friday night with a runner-up finish and his third top five in seven races this season. “I was surprised today,” Rhodes said on pit road after the race. “I thought we were going to be lucky to get a top 10; I don’t know how we got second. …

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