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Truckin’ Thursdays: In Defense of Austin Hill

Austin Hill’s been in the news a lot in 2019. It’s easy to understand why. Call it ride-buying or call it bringing a better deal to the table for a team that desperately needs funding, but Hill landed an offseason promotion from the upstart Young’s Motorsports operation to Hattori Racing …

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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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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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Truckin’ Thursdays: Variety of Tracks Left Could Shake Up Playoffs

The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ regular season is halfway complete — eight races down, eight races to go until the start of the playoffs. Austin Hill and Johnny Sauter are the only two Truck Series regulars to have won a race this season. Although they have not mathematically clinched …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Texas Motor Speedway Kicks Off the Triple Truck Challenge

The drop of the checkered flag at Charlotte Motor Speedway last weekend for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series means that another couple of weekends off before they’re back on track. But what it also means is that the next time the series races, the Triple Truck Challenge, announced prior to …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Josh Bilicki’s ‘Shot in the Dark’ Earned Truck Series Debut at Kansas

Josh Bilicki made his 51st career NASCAR start at Kansas Speedway last Friday night (May 10), and that race also happened to be his Gander Outdoors Truck Series debut. Piloting the No. 34 Chevrolet for Reaume Brothers Racing, the 23-year-old quietly debuted in a field that ended up being the …

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