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

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 …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Matt DiBenedetto Talks Making Postseason, Difference in Packages at Darlington

Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the difference in aerodynamic packages being on display at Darlington Raceway, leading to a mediocre Southern 500 and one of the best NASCAR races of the season with the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Kevin Harvick took advantage of an incident …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ben Rhodes Bests Derek Kraus in Darlington Overtime Finish

In a Nutshell: Ben Rhodes snapped a 48-race winless streak in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series when he beat Derek Kraus on an overtime finish at Darlington Raceway Sunday afternoon (Sept. 6). A late caution set up a two-lap dash to the finish, and despite Kraus taking …

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Ben Rhodes Breaks NASCAR Truck Series Drought, Wins Darlington

Sunday’s (Sept. 6) NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series event at Darlington Raceway was decided on pit strategy. The closing laps saw a handful of trucks take a chance, staying on track during a late caution on old tires. It’s typically not the best decision when it comes to …

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NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), …

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Ben Rhodes Wins Pole for North Carolina Education Lottery 200

After a three-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series is back in action at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The starting lineup is set for Tuesday’s (May 26) North Carolina Education Lottery 200, and Ben Rhodes is on the pole. The lineup was set …

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Josh Williams Dominates iRacing Replacements 100 at Atlanta

NASCAR Cup Series spotter Josh Williams crushed the virtual competition in Sunday afternoon’s iRacing Replacements 100, a race at Atlanta Motor Speedway hosted by the sim racing company and Podium eSports. Williams, the spotter for Team Penske’s Ryan Blaney in NASCAR’s premier series, led most of the race en route to …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Alex Bowman, Bubba Wallace Among NASCAR Stars Going iRacing: Here’s Where and When to Watch

The NASCAR world is paused for the moment, but a number of drivers and crew members are using iRacing to keep racing going in some form for the time being. Earlier this week, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak forced the sport of stock car racing into an unprecedented state of suspended …

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