Beth Lunkenheimer

Truckin’ Thursdays: Talladega Looms as Truck Series Opens its Round of 6

The Gander Outdoors Truck Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend, and the remaining playoff drivers have just one goal: survive. The series kicks off its Round of 6 Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12), but the good news for the championship hopefuls is that no champion has won at the superspeedway …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Austin Hill’s ‘Statement’ Win Serves as a Reminder to the Field

When the 2019 season opened for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series at Daytona International Speedway in February, it marked a new beginning for Austin Hill and 2018 championship-winning team Hattori Racing Enterprises. Hill was just a driver who had just a single full-time Truck Series season under his belt and …

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Pace Laps: Lady Luck Takes Over at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Truex Keeps On Trucking Martin Truex Jr. had been lost in the shuffle of title contenders as NASCAR descended upon the gambling capital of North America. Las Vegas Motor Speedway seemed a better fit instead for Team Penske’s two stars, Brad Keselowski and reigning Cup …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill, Hattori Racing Gamble to Win in Las Vegas

In a Nutshell: Austin Hill scored his third win of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season with a 2.116-second victory over Ross Chastain in Friday night’s World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 16 Hattori Racing Toyota restarted 20th on lap …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: What a Difference a Year Makes for Johnny Sauter

Just one year ago, as the Gander Outdoors Truck Series headed to its third and final race in the Round of 8, Johnny Sauter comfortably led the point standings. He was well above the cutoff line to make it into the Round of 6 despite not having a win in …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: What’s Next for Tyler Dippel & Young’s Motorsports?

Tyler Dippel stole a fair number of headlines last weekend, and he didn’t even run the Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Friday evening (Aug 23), Motorsport.com reported the driver of the No. 02 Chevrolet had been suspended indefinitely for “actions detrimental to stock car racing, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the Road Course Ringers for Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

As the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series heads north of the border to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, it has one of the shortest entry lists of the season with only 28 as of press time. Additionally, there will be six drivers who can be considered road course ringers, something that’s …

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