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Austin Hill Is Pole Sitter for Homestead Truck Race

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After his runner-up finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Austin Hill has been selected as the pole sitter for the 2020 Baptist Health 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. NASCAR announced the starting lineup, which continues to be chosen via randomized draw based on the owners’ point standings, for the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race …

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Entry List: Baptist Health 200

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series heads to Homestead-Miami Speedway for their fifth race of 2020.  The 25th Annual Baptist Health 200 will take place on June 13, 2020 at the 1.5-mile oval down in Florida. 40 trucks are entered for 40 spots on the grid, allowing all entries to make the race. …

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Tracking the Trucks: Grant Enfinger Snags Last-Lap Victory in Atlanta

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In a Nutshell: Grant Enfinger scored his second victory in four races when he took the checkered flag 0.215 seconds ahead of Austin Hill Saturday afternoon (June 6) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. A lap 129 caution for Chase Elliott spinning erased a more than four-second lead Hill had built over the field and set up …

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Grant Enfinger Outruns Austin Hill, Wins Vet Tix Camping World 200

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It took battling side-by-side with Austin Hill for nearly a full lap, but Grant Enfinger held on to win Saturday afternoon’s Vet Tix Camping World 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series’ second race back after the season halted in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic was also just …

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Austin Hill Hungry for Truck Title & Respect, Getting Feet Wet in Xfinity

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Austin Hill started last year with a lot of doubts and criticism after he replaced 2018 Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series champion Brett Moffitt at Hattori Racing Enterprises. At the time, Hill only had one top-five finish and eight top 10s in 51 career Truck races. Granted, all of those previous starts came with …

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2019 Truck Series Review, Pt. 1: Playoff Drivers

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Another year with the tough trucks of NASCAR has come and gone. With a familiar face hoisting the championship trophy, seven drivers were left wanting more as the checkered flag fell on 2019. 8. Tyler Ankrum In a season that saw him miss the first three events (age restriction), this teenager, coming off a ARCA …

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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 3: Part-Time Standouts

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Compared to the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, part-time drivers didn’t fare as well in 2019. Regardless, some made the most of their opportunities this past season. Filled with veterans, drivers who have talent but can’t find the funding to put a whole season together and fresh faces, the Xfinity part-timers showed promise against some …

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Tracking The Trucks: Inside Winless Wonder Matt Crafton’s Championship Season

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill placed the perfect bookend on his 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series season by cruising to victory in the Homestead-Miami Speedway season finale. His Ford 200 trophy earned Friday night (Nov. 15) matched up perfectly with a victory in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Unfortunately for Hill, though, …

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Austin Hill Wins Ford EcoBoost 200; Matt Crafton Claims 3rd Truck Championship

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Hattori Racing Enterprises’ Austin Hill took advantage of slightly fresher tires on the final run of the race to run down Matt Crafton and take the lead with 23 laps to go.  From there, Hill opened up a gap and held on to take his fourth win of 2019.  However, Crafton kept Hill in sight …

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Austin Hill Fails To Advance To Championship 4: ‘Just A Bummer’

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Entering ISM Raceway nine points above the cutoff and starting on the pole for Friday’s (Nov. 8) Lucas Oil 150, Austin Hill was feeling pretty good about his chances of advancing to the Championship 4 next weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But as soon as the green flag dropped, it was clear he faced an uphill …

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