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GMS Racing Battle Results in Celebration, Heartbreak for Playoff Contenders

2020 NASCAR Trucks of Zane Smith and Sheldon Creed at Kansas Speedway, NKP

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It was a GMS Racing battle late in the Clean Harbors 200 at Kansas Speedway that ultimately left a sour taste in one playoff driver’s mouth. NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck drivers Zane Smith and Brett Moffitt swapped the top spot several times in the closing laps, but a late block by Moffitt sent …

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Brett Moffitt Punches Ticket to Phoenix, Wins Kansas Truck Race

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It may have taken him 20 races in 2020, but Brett Moffitt has finally driven into a NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory lane for the first time this season. The 2018 Truck Series champion got the holeshot on an overtime restart and cruised away from his GMS Racing teammate Sheldon Creed to …

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4 Burning Questions: Are the NASCAR Playoffs Too Long?

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Are the NASCAR playoffs too long? The NASCAR playoffs truly begin this weekend; the past six weeks have been more-or-less preliminary events. The NASCAR playoffs in general have always been too long. 10 weeks just makes the playoffs drag way too long. If I didn’t have to watch them for this column, I’m probably not …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Justin Haley Stays Perfect on Superspeedways

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NASCAR realigned the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course to Talladega Superspeedway. The venue change benefitted Justin Haley most as he led the final two laps en route to winning the 2020 Ag-Pro 300 on Saturday (Oct. 3). It is Haley’s third straight win on a superspeedway as …

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Stock Car Scoop: 2020 NASCAR Dominance, Drama & Dice-Rolling in Sin City

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There was a surprising winner in victory lane on Sunday night (Sept. 27) following the NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Relive how Kurt Busch eked out his first race win of the 2020 NASCAR season in the South Point 400. The latest edition of Stock Car Scoop breaks down what’s also the …

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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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Austin Hill Capitalizes on Sheldon Creed’s Mistake, Wins Truck Race at Las Vegas

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He may have not led the most laps or had the dominant truck, but Austin Hill is now a two-time winner at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. However, the World of Westgate 200 was as much about Hill’s victory as it was about Sheldon Creed‘s late-race collapse. Creed’s No. 2 GMS Racing Chevrolet was out front …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the 2020 Championship Contenders

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series kicks off its seven-race playoffs Thursday night (Sept. 17) at Bristol Motor Speedway. With an expanded field this year, now 10 drivers will fight for a chance to race for the championship at Phoenix Raceway in November, up from eight competitors last year. 1. Sheldon Creed Starts: …

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Tracking the Trucks: Grant Enfinger Leads ThorSport 1-2-3 Finish at Richmond

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In a Nutshell: Grant Enfinger scored his third win of the 2020 season when he raced down and passed teammate Matt Crafton in the closing laps of the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway Thursday night (Sept. 10). “This win gives us a lot of momentum heading into the playoffs,” Enfinger said. “We needed it. It’s …

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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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