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Christian Eckes wins NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 Pole at Martinsville

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Christian Eckes has won the pole for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 at Martinsville Speedway. It’s his third pole this season in seven starts. The driver of the No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Tundra shot to the top of the leaderboard with a lap of 95.424 mph, followed …

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Brett Moffitt, Sheldon Creed & Sam Mayer Returning to GMS in Truck Series for 2020

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brett Moffitt and Sheldon Creed will continue racing for GMS Racing in 2020, the team announced Friday (Oct. 25). In addition, Sam Mayer will compete in six events for the team in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, as well as the ARCA Showdown and ARCA Series East championships. Moffitt has four wins, 12 top …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Playoff Drivers, Tanner Gray’s Debut Among Martinsville Storylines

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Setting the Championship 4 Following a wild finish at Talladega Superspeedway that saw Johnny Sauter penalized, Spencer Boyd was the one who emerged victorious. That means no playoff driver locked their way into the Championship 4 the last time the Gander Outdoors Truck Series raced. Defending champion Brett Moffitt holds the advantage with a 45-point …

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Tracking the Trucks: Spencer Boyd Scores 1st Career Win at Talladega

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter crossed the finish line first, but Spencer Boyd walked away from Talladega Superspeedway with his first career win Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12). “Two weeks ago, I wasn’t running this race,” Boyd said in victory lane. “…Four years ago, I was selling cars with my dad at Hendrick Automotive Group. A …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Talladega Looms as Truck Series Opens its Round of 6

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The Gander Outdoors Truck Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend, and the remaining playoff drivers have just one goal: survive. The series kicks off its Round of 6 Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12), but the good news for the championship hopefuls is that no champion has won at the superspeedway in the same season they …

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Brett Moffitt Extends Sponsorship With CMR Construction & Roofing

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After Brett Moffitt won the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with CMR Construction & Roofing onboard his No. 24 GMS Racing Chevrolet, the company has decided to extend its sponsorship of Moffitt, GMS announced in a team release Tuesday, Sept. 10. CMR will sponsor Moffitt in four of the five remaining …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Erik Jones Opens Up About 2019

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a weekend of road racing in the NASCAR Xfinity and Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Christopher Bell picked up his first victory on a road course at Road America. All the talks are of Bell moving up to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series next year. …

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2-Headed Monster: Can Anyone Beat Brett Moffitt?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brett Moffitt is on a tear. He won the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday (Aug. 25), giving him back-to-back NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series victories. Dating back to last season, Moffitt has won the last four Truck Series playoff races. With his current amount of playoff points, he is …

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The 12: NASCAR’s Top Up-and-Coming Drivers

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After the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series took a back seat to enjoy the off week, all focus turned to stars of the NASCAR Xfinity Series and the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series as they navigated the twists and turns of Road America and Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. With the added attention, many competitors in …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: International Road Course Racing

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

While the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was off for the final time in the 2019 season, the Xfinity Series and Gander Outdoors Truck Series were both in action, and road course racing had an international flair as the NXS was at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., while the Trucks were in Canada at …

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