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Brandon Jones Wins Wreck-Filled Truck Race at Pocono

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In the first race of a tripleheader at Pocono Raceway, Brandon Jones scored his first career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory while driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports. The race, originally scheduled for Saturday but postponed due to rain, started just after 9:30 ET on Sunday morning and was an immediate demolition derby. …

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Tracking the Trucks: Grant Enfinger Snags Last-Lap Victory in Atlanta

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In a Nutshell: Grant Enfinger scored his second victory in four races when he took the checkered flag 0.215 seconds ahead of Austin Hill Saturday afternoon (June 6) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. A lap 129 caution for Chase Elliott spinning erased a more than four-second lead Hill had built over the field and set up …

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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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Stock Car Scoop: NASCAR Summer Schedule Announced, Tracks Realigned, Lineups for Atlanta Weekend

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NASCAR announced the summer stretch of races on Thursday (June 5). Where are the Cup, Xfinity, Gander RV & Outdoors Truck and ARCA Menards series teams going this summer? Find out in this edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s newest podcast that focuses on the motorsports news of the week also takes …

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Christian Eckes Fastest in Las Vegas Truck Practice

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NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series rookie Christian Eckes took his No. 18 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota to the top of the charts in Friday’s (Feb. 21) lone practice for the Strat 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The 19-year-old Eckes clocked in the fastest lap with a speed of 177.848 mph. Veteran Johnny …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: The Storylines of 2019

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The 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season is complete. Matt Crafton won the championship, his third career title, tying him for second-most championships. With 23 races in the history books, what were the prevailing storylines of this Truck Series season? Ross Chastain’s Breakout Year 2019 was the year of Ross Chastain. The 26-year-old from …

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Tracking The Trucks: Inside Winless Wonder Matt Crafton’s Championship Season

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill placed the perfect bookend on his 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series season by cruising to victory in the Homestead-Miami Speedway season finale. His Ford 200 trophy earned Friday night (Nov. 15) matched up perfectly with a victory in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Unfortunately for Hill, though, …

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Austin Hill Wins Ford EcoBoost 200; Matt Crafton Claims 3rd Truck Championship

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Hattori Racing Enterprises’ Austin Hill took advantage of slightly fresher tires on the final run of the race to run down Matt Crafton and take the lead with 23 laps to go.  From there, Hill opened up a gap and held on to take his fourth win of 2019.  However, Crafton kept Hill in sight …

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Christian Eckes, Raphael Lessard to Compete Full Time for Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2020

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Kyle Busch Motorsports has tabbed a pair of teenagers for its NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series lineup in 2020. 18-year-old Raphael Lessard and 19-year-old Christian Eckes will each pilot full-time entries for KBM, the team announced Nov. 14. Both will compete for rookie of the year honors. Eckes, the 2019 ARCA Menards Series champion, will …

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