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Timothy Peters Replacing Stewart Friesen at Kansas

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After a long absence, Timothy Peters is returning to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. The 40-year-old Peters will climb aboard the No. 52 Toyota for Halmar Friesen Racing at Kansas Speedway for the Clean Harbors 200 (Oct. 17), the team announced today, Oct. 9. Peters replaces the normal full-time driver and co-owner …

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Stewart Friesen Not Racing Truck Series at Kansas Speedway

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UPDATE: Christopher Bell is not eligible to run the Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway in Stewart Friesen’s place. Further information about who will pilot the No. 52 Toyota in his place will be released at a later date. “In an earlier press release, we announced that Christopher Bell would be filling in for Stewart …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill Secures His Spot in Round of 8 With Las Vegas Win

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill scored his second Gander RV & Outdoors victory this season in Friday night’s World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. After struggling through much of the first two stages, Hill snagged the top spot via a strong restart with 39 laps remaining and held off a hard-charging Sheldon …

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

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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 four tracks remaining from the …

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4 Burning Questions: NASCAR Is Doing What In California?

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They’re doing what to Fontana? This week, after The Athletic broke the news, NASCAR confirmed that they are pursuing plans to effectively turn the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California into a half-mile short track. The course looks to be a hybrid of all three of the current NASCAR Cup Series short tracks in …

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

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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, Grant Enfinger, Austin Hill and …

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Tracking the Trucks: Sheldon Creed Snags 2nd Career Win at Daytona Road Course

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In a Nutshell: Sheldon Creed held off teammate Brett Moffitt in an impressive battle to win the first-ever NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race on Daytona International Speedway’s road course configuration Sunday afternoon (Aug. 16). Despite a pair of cautions in the final 12 laps and an overtime finish, Creed held off Moffitt, …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Six-Minute Caution Laps On Road Courses The Wrong Type Of Record

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For the second time this season, NASCAR instituted a doubleheader weekend for the Cup Series, this time at Michigan International Speedway. In those four races, Kevin Harvick has been absolutely dominant, winning there and at Pocono Raceway back in June. At 44 years old, deep into his 20th full-time season, the 2014 Cup champion is …

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Can Stewart Friesen Turn Things Around for Postseason Push?

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2019 was Stewart Friesen‘s breakout year in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. The Ontario native won his first two races since joining the series in 2016, and he advanced to the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  This year has been much worse for the 37-year-old. Friesen only has one top-five finish through the …

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

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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 Speedway and then headed off …

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