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Entry List: Alan Jay Automotive Network 120

(Photo: Ford Performance)

For Friday’s Alan Jay Automotive Network 120, Round No. 2 of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, 43 cars are entered.  It is a decrease of six teams from Daytona, but still a large group of teams. In the Grand Sport class, there are 28 cars entered.  Likely the most interesting entries are the two Multimatic …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 6 Overlooked Things from the First 3 Races of 2019

Grant Enfinger is leading the way at the moment in Trucks Series. Photo here from Daytona International Speedway, February 2019. (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Nine points separate the top three in the championship standings For the first time in his career, Grant Enfinger sits atop the point standings on the strength of a pair of top-five finishes. Rookie Harrison Burton is six points back, followed by Austin Hill, who trails by three markers. Six drivers have double-digit laps led …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Las Vegas Features the Package, Headscratching Decision Making

(Photo: NKP)

Las Vegas brought viewers the third straight tripleheader weekend to start the season.  Admittedly, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race was another big unknown, but ended up being a lot more like Atlanta than anyone would have thought. Pennzoil 400 This was it.  The big debut of “the package.”  Did it live up to …

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Johnny Sauter, Matt Crafton Lead Pair of Truck Series Practices in Las Vegas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

ThorSport Racing teammates Johnny Sauter and Matt Crafton led a pair of Gander Outdoors Truck Series practices held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Thursday evening (Feb. 28). Sauter’s 178.696 mph led the stable of ThorSport trucks, which all ran inside the top seven in the first session. Teammate Ben Rhodes posted a 178.577 mph lap, …

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NASCAR 101: Top 10 Most Wins in Truck Series History

(Photo: John K. Harrelson/NKP)

All right, we can quit wringing hands over whether or not Kyle Busch will top Ron Hornaday Jr.’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series win count. It’s done. He did it. After last weekend’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Busch moves into sole possession of the most wins in Truck Series history, dating back the circuit’s …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy 250

(Photo: Bruce Nuttleman)

The newly re-branded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series opens its season on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway with the NextEra Energy Resources 250.  40 trucks are entered this weekend, meaning eight will go home after qualifying. There are many changes in the Truck Series this season, with several faces in new places. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Championship 4 Clinch Scenarios for Phoenix

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

When the checkered flag flies Friday night (Nov. 9) over ISM Raceway in Phoenix, four drivers will know they’ve got the chance to race for the championship when the series visits Homestead-Miami Speedway to close out the year. GMS Racing teammates Johnny Sauter and Justin Haley have the least amount of pressure on them heading …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the Drivers Who Made the Round of 6 After Talladega

Brett Moffitt (Photo: Christian Koelle)

A wild and crazy NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend set the Round of 6, as drivers inch ever closer to the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Every single playoff driver encountered some sort of issue throughout the race, and when the checkered flag flew, the championship battle was reduced …

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Timothy Peters Returns to Talladega Victory Lane, Playoff Chaos Ensues

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

When GMS Racing put Timothy Peters on the Talladega Superspeedway entry list for the team’s No. 25 truck, he immediately became someone to beat. The former full-time Camping World Truck Series driver is a 10-time winner in the series, including two at Talladega. Make those numbers 11 and three, as Peters won the FR8Auctions 250 …

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