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Harrison Burton Moving to Xfinity With Joe Gibbs Racing for 2020

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Harrison Burton is getting a promotion. The driver of the No. 18 for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series will move to the Xfinity Series for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2020, the team announced Thursday, Oct. 17. Burton will drive the No. 20 that is being vacated by Christopher Bell, who …

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Austin Hill, Harrison Burton Pace Truck Series Practices at Talladega

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Austin Hill and Harrison Burton led the two NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series practice sessions at Talladega Superspeedway on Friday (Oct. 11) afternoon for the Sugarlands Shine 250. In the first practice of the day, Hill, one of the six Truck Series playoff drivers, topped the speed charts at 193.115 mph. Clay Greenfield, driving his …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Where Does Kyle Busch Motorsports Go From Here?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Just five races remain in the 2019 Gander Outdoors Truck Series season, and Kyle Busch Motorsports holds six wins in the first 18 races. Shoot, even Greg Biffle, who hadn’t run a NASCAR race in more than two years came back for a single event at Texas Motor Speedway in June and won. Talk about …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: International Road Course Racing

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

While the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was off for the final time in the 2019 season, the Xfinity Series and Gander Outdoors Truck Series were both in action, and road course racing had an international flair as the NXS was at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., while the Trucks were in Canada at …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Uses Dominant Run for 4th 2019 Win

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt dominated the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park Sunday afternoon (Aug. 25) to score his second straight win and fourth of the 2019 season. He led a race-high 44 of 64 laps en route to a more than five-second victory over Alex Tagliani. You're going to need a …

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Friday Faceoff: Should NASCAR Step In During Incidents of Retribution?

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Last week, there were several incidents of retribution among NASCAR’s top series, including Kyle Busch/Bubba Wallace, Jimmie Johnson/Ryan Blaney and Justin Allgaier/Ross Chastain. Is there a point where NASCAR should step in? Wesley Coburn: Kyle Busch and Bubba Wallace, probably not; Wallace was stupid, and he’ll be paid back sometime later in the season. Jimmie Johnson …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Who Could Sneak into the Truck Series Playoffs With 2 Races Left?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

So far in 2019, there has been a debate as to whether the current NASCAR season has been a good one, leading to a more existential question of what exactly makes for a good race. Does a good race need constant side-by-side action? Does strategy and a good finish do enough for people to classify …

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Harrison Burton Closes Trucks Points Deficit with Top-5 Run at Pocono

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Coming into Saturday’s (July 27) Gander RV 150 at Pocono Raceway, Harrison Burton thought he needed to win one of the final three races of the regular season in order to make the Gander Outdoors Truck Series playoffs. Turns out that might not be the case. Burton began the race from sixth position, but the …

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Harrison Burton, Todd Gilliland Pull off KBM Sweep in Pocono Practices

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Busch Motorsports drivers Harrison Burton and Todd Gilliland led the two Gander Outdoors Truck Series practice sessions at Pocono Raceway on Friday (July 26) prior to this weekend’s race. In the first practice, Burton led the 28 trucks that took time with a top speed of 167.954 mph. Gilliland was second, followed by Brett …

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Friday Faceoff: How Late Is Too Late to Finish a Race?

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Ryan Newman moved into a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff spot based on his finish last week, bumping Jimmie Johnson. Who is more likely to make the postseason? Frank Velat: Neither deserves to be in at this point, but that’s a whole other story. Ryan Newman has the immeasurable advantage known as momentum. He’s …

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