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Beth Lunkenheimer

Beth Lunkenheimer
Content Director Beth heads up management of our 30-person staff, acting as Tom’s main assistant with technology and personnel while working as Frontstretch’s Truck Series expert. The author of Truckin’ Thursdays and the coordinator of the site’s pre and post-race coverage, she also runs a periodic charity column that spotlights when NASCAR gives back. A childhood transplant to Texas, Beth is a 13-year writing veteran who has contributed content to BRANDT and Athlon Sports, among other outlets.

Tracking the Trucks: Ross Chastain Scores Dominant 3rd Victory at Pocono Raceway

In a Nutshell: Ross Chastain scored his third win of the 2019 season with a dominant performance in the Gander RV 150 at Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon, July 27. He dedicated his victory to late Kaulig Racing crew chief Nick Harrison, who died suddenly last weekend at the age of …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Wins Again at Chicagoland Speedway

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 …

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

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 …

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Tracking the Trucks: Sweet Redemption for Ross Chastain at Gateway

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 …

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

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. …

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

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 …

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