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Mark Kristl

Mark Kristl
Mark joined Frontstretch at the beginning of the 2019 NASCAR season. He is an Eagle Scout & a proud University of Dayton alum. He also writes about NASCAR for Beyond the Flag.

Truckin’ Thursdays: The Storylines of 2019

The 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season is complete. Matt Crafton won the championship, his third career title, tying him for second-most championships. With 23 races in the history books, what were the prevailing storylines of this Truck Series season? Ross Chastain’s Breakout Year 2019 was the year of …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Who’s the Championship Favorite?

The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series will crown its champion at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday (Nov. 15). The best finishing Championship 4 driver – Ross Chastain, Matt Crafton, Stewart Friesen or Brett Moffitt – will win the championship. However, that does not mean the championship winner will have to win …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 200

Thirty-seven drivers are entered for the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the final race of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. Barring any entry list changes, five drivers will fail to qualify. ARCA Menards Series champion Christian Eckes will drive the No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, …

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Tracking the Trucks: Stewart Friesen Wins First Race on Pavement

In a nutshell Stewart Friesen took the lead on lap 107 and held off repeated challenges from Brandon Jones to win the 2019 Lucas Oil 150. Friesen won for the second time in his NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career, but this win at ISM Raceway is his first on …

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