Race Weekend Central

Tracking the Trucks: Zane Smith Scores 2nd Career Win at Dover

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In a Nutshell: Zane Smith scored his second win in the last three races Friday evening at Dover International Speedway. The rookie made a near-perfect restart with three laps remaining to hold off veterans Matt Crafton and Brett Moffitt en route to his fourth top 10 in the last five races. Late restart? No problem …

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Tracking the Trucks: Sheldon Creed Snags 2nd Career Win at Daytona Road Course

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In a Nutshell: Sheldon Creed held off teammate Brett Moffitt in an impressive battle to win the first-ever NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race on Daytona International Speedway’s road course configuration Sunday afternoon (Aug. 16). Despite a pair of cautions in the final 12 laps and an overtime finish, Creed held off Moffitt, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Stewart Friesen, Johnny Sauter Face Must-Win Situation to Make the Playoffs

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Five races remain before the 2020 Gander RV & Outdoors playoff field is set at Richmond Raceway on Sept. 10. Five drivers – Grant Enfinger, Sheldon Creed, Austin Hill, Matt Crafton and Zane Smith – have already locked themselves into the championship battle with victories this season, but that also means there are still five …

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Tracking the Trucks: Zane Smith Captures Emotional 1st Career Win at Michigan

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In a Nutshell: In a race filled with 11 cautions and a pair of overtime attempts, Zane Smith scored his first career Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory Friday at Michigan International Speedway. Coming from seemingly out of nowhere, Smith took advantage of a spin by late-race leader Grant Enfinger and the chaos that …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Biggest Surprises of the 2020 Truck Series Season

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The 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season started off just as many others in the past. The season-opener at Daytona International Speedway was the typical wreckfest with a thrilling finish that saw Grant Enfinger edge Jordan Anderson by just inches. The series went to Las Vegas Motor Speedway and then headed off …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill, Matt Crafton Win Kansas Double-Header

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In a Nutshell: For the first time in NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Series history, drivers hit Kansas Speedway for a pair of races less than 24 hours apart. Friday night (July 24), Austin Hill emerged victorious for his first win of 2020. He easily beat out Brett Moffitt by nearly three seconds in a …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Drivers Who Could Benefit From 2 Races at Kansas Speedway

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This weekend, the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series hits Kansas Speedway for  the series’ doubleheader debut. It’s also the first time the Truck Series will run more than one race at the mile-and-a-half oval in a single season. Eight races into the season, only Grant Enfinger and Sheldon Creed find themselves locked into the …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Takes 3rd 2020 Win at Texas Motor Speedway

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch scored his third win in five Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series starts this season. The owner/driver out-dueled rookie Christian Eckes on a late-race restart to snag the victory in his final 2020 start in the series. Matt Crafton, Stewart Friesen and Brett Moffitt rounded out the top five. Adding …

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Tracking the Trucks: Sheldon Creed Snags Rain-Shortened Kentucky Victory

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In a Nutshell: Sheldon Creed was out in front of the field when the rains came over Kentucky Speedway late Saturday (July 11) to score his first career Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series win. The red flag flew right after stage two came to an end due to lightning, and the trucks were brought …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: The Sting of Losing the Truck Series’ Eldora Dirt Derby to COVID-19

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It’s officially official. COVID-19 has truly ruined the 2020 Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season. Wednesday (July 8), NASCAR and Eldora Speedway came to the realization that this year’s Dirt Derby will not happen. “Since we started working on this event in September 2012, it has been a collective team effort,” said Roger Slack, …

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