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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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2019 Truck Series Review, Pt. 2: Non-Playoff Drivers

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In part one of our Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series review, we highlighted the eight drivers that qualified for the postseason. In part two, we’ll touch on the full-time drivers who missed the playoffs. 16. Jordan Anderson In his second full-time Truck Series campaign in as many years, Anderson regressed slightly in the top …

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The Underdog House: Who to Watch As the Season Winds Down

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The racing season may be winding down, but the action is going to get more and more intense as we close in on Homestead-Miami Speedway. Every competitor knows that this is the time to make an impact. Some drivers are chasing a championship while others are auditioning for their next opportunity. So just which underdogs …

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2-Headed Monster: Does NASCAR Need To Eliminate Playoff Waivers?

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Tyler Ankrum won the 2019 Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway. For the 18-year-old from San Bernadino, Calif., this is his first career NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory and likely clinches him a playoff berth. Ankrum has not competed in all the Truck Series races this season — he missed the …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 Bounty 150 at Chicagoland

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The ARCA Menards Series heads to Jolliet, Ill., for the Bounty 150 at Chicagoland Speedway on Thursday night (June 27). The race at Chicagoland marks the final stop in a seven-race string that began at Toledo Speedway last month. That span of racing has brought together one of the tightest points races in recent memory, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Johnny Sauter, Todd Gilliland Among 4 Drivers to Watch at Dover

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Johnny Sauter It’s hard to go into a race weekend at Dover International Speedway without mentioning Sauter. After all, he won the last two races at the facility, and last year, did so in dominant fashion, leading 137 laps en route to victory lane. If that’s not enough, the driver of the No. 13 Ford …

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Austin Wayne Self Reinstated After Completing NASCAR Road to Recovery Program

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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver Austin Wayne Self has been reinstated from his suspension. Earlier this month, NASCAR revealed Self had been suspended indefinitely for violating the sanctioning body’s Substance Abuse Penalty policy. “It has been incredibly disheartening since learning the results from the random drug test taken earlier this season at Daytona, through …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: NASCAR Reveals 2020 Truck Series Schedule

NASCAR released the 2020 Gander Outdoors Truck Series schedule on Wednesday afternoon (April 3). The series still features 23 races and will open the season at Daytona International Speedway as part of the usual tripleheader with the NASCAR Xfinity and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series. And just like the Cup Series, the season finale has …

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Gander Outdoors Truck Series Driver Austin Wayne Self Suspended Indefinitely

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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver Austin Wayne Self was suspended indefinitely Monday (April 1) for violating the sport’s substance abuse policy. Self, who pilots his family-owned No. 22 truck full-time in the Truck Series, was suddenly removed from the seat before Martinsville Speedway. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace drove for AM …

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AM Racing Returning in 2019 With Austin Wayne Self

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AM Racing has announced its return to NASCAR competition, fielding 22-year-old Austin Wayne Self in its 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series campaign. The team’s 2019 debut will come in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. AM allied itself with Niece Motorsports in 2018, a move that saw Self move to Niece for the …

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