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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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4 Burning Questions: NASCAR Is Doing What In California?

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They’re doing what to Fontana? This week, after The Athletic broke the news, NASCAR confirmed that they are pursuing plans to effectively turn the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California into a half-mile short track. The course looks to be a hybrid of all three of the current NASCAR Cup Series short tracks in …

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Sheldon Creed Bags 3rd Win of 2020 with Gateway Triumph

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Todd Gilliland was among the drivers that dominated the first two stages of Sunday’s (Aug. 30) NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series CarShield 200 presented by CK Power at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. But as a result of contact early in the third stage with Sheldon Creed, Gilliland was not around to …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Winless 2020 Drivers to Watch at Gateway This Weekend

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This Sunday (Aug. 30), the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series heads to World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway for the third and final race in the Triple Truck Challenge. But more importantly, it’s just one of three races remaining to set the 2020 playoff field. Matt Crafton, Sheldon Creed, Grant Enfinger, Austin Hill and …

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Sheldon Creed Tames Daytona Road Course for 2nd Truck Win

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Sheldon Creed showed a lot of muscle early in Sunday’s Sunoco 159 at the Daytona International Speedway road course, moving up from 14th to the third in the first stage.  That strength proved to be no fluke for Creed, who held 19 of the race’s 44 laps to get the win ahead of his GMS …

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Tracking the Trucks: Zane Smith Captures Emotional 1st Career Win at Michigan

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In a Nutshell: In a race filled with 11 cautions and a pair of overtime attempts, Zane Smith scored his first career Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory Friday at Michigan International Speedway. Coming from seemingly out of nowhere, Smith took advantage of a spin by late-race leader Grant Enfinger and the chaos that …

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Christian Eckes Frustrated with Runner-Up Finish at Michigan

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Entering the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway, rookie Christian Eckes led laps in each of the past three races. Additionally, he finished second twice, at Texas Motor Speedway and the second race of the Kansas Speedway doubleheader. In his second career start at MIS, Eckes began the Henry …

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Zane Smith Nabs First Career Truck Win In Michigan Thriller

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He led one lap, but it was the one that counted. Zane Smith is officially a winner in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. The Henry Ford Health System 200 at Michigan International Speedway was all about survival and Smith was in the right position at the right time to collect his first …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Biggest Surprises of the 2020 Truck Series Season

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The 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season started off just as many others in the past. The season-opener at Daytona International Speedway was the typical wreckfest with a thrilling finish that saw Grant Enfinger edge Jordan Anderson by just inches. The series went to Las Vegas Motor Speedway and then headed off …

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Christian Eckes on Pole for Friday’s Kansas Truck Race

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NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series rookie Christian Eckes drew the pole for Friday’s (July 24) race at Kansas Speedway. Eckes battled boss Kyle Busch for the lead last week at Texas Motor Speedway before ultimately ending in second. Brett Moffitt starts on the front row next to Eckes, while Front Row Motorsports driver …

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