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Truckin’ Thursdays: Returning to Richmond Raceway for the Final Regular Season Race

For the second week in a row, the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series makes its return to a track it hasn’t visited in several years. In fact, Thursday night (Sept. 10) will mark the first time the Truck Series has run at Richmond Raceway since 2005. One of only …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Returning to Darlington Raceway Again

For the first time since 2011, the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series returns to Darlington Raceway to run the penultimate race of the 2020 regular season on Sunday (Sept. 6). The series first visited Darlington in 2001, a race that the late Bobby Hamilton dominated by leading 125 of …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Winless 2020 Drivers to Watch at Gateway This Weekend

This Sunday (Aug. 30), the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series heads to World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway for the third and final race in the Triple Truck Challenge. But more importantly, it’s just one of three races remaining to set the 2020 playoff field. Matt Crafton, Sheldon Creed, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Sheldon Creed’s Remarkable Improvement

With 12 completed races and 11 to go this NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, the 2020 season is halfway complete. Compared to last year, the most improved driver is Sheldon Creed. In his second full-time season driving the No. 2 GMS Racing Chevrolet, the 22-year-old has already …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Four Drivers Poised to Win this Season

Sheldon Creed‘s victory in the rain-shortened Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway was his first win in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. He joined Brandon Jones, who won at Pocono Raceway, as the two first-time winners this Truck Series season. After seven races in …

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

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 …

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