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Truckin’ Thursdays: Ross Chastain Could Lock into the Playoffs at Pocono Raceway

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Just three races remain before the 2019 Gander Outdoors Truck Series playoff field is set. So far this season, five series regulars have won races, though their spots in the championship battle aren’t actually guaranteed. In fact, one of this year’s victors could still find themselves on the outside looking in when the playoffs begin …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: No Further Penalties for Stewart Friesen After Kentucky

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Penalty day came and went this week, and it turns out Stewart Friesen dodged a bullet. NASCAR announced the No. 52 team wouldn’t face any further penalty. During opening day inspection at Kentucky Speedway last week, Friesen’s primary No. 52 Chevrolet was confiscated and the team was forced to pull out its backup truck. Firewall …

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Tracking the Trucks: Tyler Ankrum Snags 1st Career Win at Kentucky Speedway

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In a Nutshell: Tyler Ankrum scored his first career Gander Outdoors Truck Series win in Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway. After Brett Moffitt ran out of fuel with just two laps remaining, the rookie, who led a race-high 40 laps, inherited the lead and held on to a more …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Carl Edwards, Ben Kennedy Highlight Memorable Kentucky Moments

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2003: Carl Edwards Scores 1st Career Win Today, many NASCAR fans will remember Carl Edwards for various reasons, whether they were a longtime fan or completely caught off guard by his sudden exit from the sport. But in 2003, no one really knew who he was aside from maybe MB Motorsports, the team that gave …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Wins Again at Chicagoland Speedway

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In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt dominated a large portion of the final stage at Chicagoland Speedway to win the Camping World 225 by a more than four-second margin over Brandon Jones. Moffitt extended his lead during a late-race round of green-flag pit stops and held onto the top spot for his second win of the …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 3 Storylines to Follow With 5 Races Remaining Until the Playoffs

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The Gander Outdoors Truck Series will kick off the 2019 playoffs in mid-August at Bristol Motor Speedway with a midweek showdown. However, there’s still a ton of racing left before setting the field of eight drivers who will compete for this year’s championship. Just four series regulars have victories this season, and one of those …

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Tracking the Trucks: Sweet Redemption for Ross Chastain at Gateway

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In a Nutshell: Just one week after having a win at Iowa Speedway stripped, Ross Chastain scored his second victory for Niece Motorsports at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway Saturday night. The driver of the No. 45 Chevrolet had to hold off hard-charging Kyle Busch Motorsports teammates Christian Eckes and Todd Gilliland on the …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Honoring Mike Mittler’s Legacy at Gateway

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Just moments before the pre-race ceremonies began for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway last month, the news that many had been dreading hit Twitter. Long-time Truck Series owner Mike Mittler, who led MB Motorsports through 24 seasons in the series, had lost his battle with cancer. KEITH: TRUCK SERIES LOSES LEGEND …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Josh Reaume Building His Team & Business One Race at a Time

Josh Reaume

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

Josh Reaume, Josh Bilicki, Daniel Sasnett, Scott Stenzel. Unless you pay more attention to the Gander Outdoors Truck Series than just the race broadcasts, it’s unlikely you’ve heard those names, or even if you have, you probably don’t know much about them or what makes their race weekends tick. In fact, as you walk through …

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Tracking the Trucks: Greg Biffle Returns & Wins it All At Texas Motor Speedway

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In a Nutshell: Greg Biffle did Kyle Busch things in a Kyle Busch Motorsports truck at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night (June 7) and won the SpeedyCash.com 400. In his first Gander Outdoors Truck Series start in 15 years, the veteran driver hopped into the No. 51 Toyota and led twice for just 18 laps, …

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