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Tracking The Trucks: Kyle Busch Continues Dominance At Martinsville

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch did what Kyle Busch does in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series and every other NASCAR national touring series — win. Busch led 174 of 250 laps to pick up his 54th Truck win and 201st NASCAR national win. The win was also Busch’s third Truck win of the season in as …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Johnny Sauter Back Home at ThorSport Racing

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Johnny Sauter’s a former champion, one of the longest-tenured drivers in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. He was in last November’s Championship 4, competing for a season title after another successful year. And yet… he spent much of the offseason without a ride. That was until Sauter’s old stomping grounds, ThorSport Racing, came calling. …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Las Vegas Features the Package, Headscratching Decision Making

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Las Vegas brought viewers the third straight tripleheader weekend to start the season.  Admittedly, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race was another big unknown, but ended up being a lot more like Atlanta than anyone would have thought. Pennzoil 400 This was it.  The big debut of “the package.”  Did it live up to …

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Johnny Sauter, Matt Crafton Lead Pair of Truck Series Practices in Las Vegas

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ThorSport Racing teammates Johnny Sauter and Matt Crafton led a pair of Gander Outdoors Truck Series practices held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Thursday evening (Feb. 28). Sauter’s 178.696 mph led the stable of ThorSport trucks, which all ran inside the top seven in the first session. Teammate Ben Rhodes posted a 178.577 mph lap, …

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NASCAR 101: Top 10 Most Wins in Truck Series History

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All right, we can quit wringing hands over whether or not Kyle Busch will top Ron Hornaday Jr.’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series win count. It’s done. He did it. After last weekend’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Busch moves into sole possession of the most wins in Truck Series history, dating back the circuit’s …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Storylines To Watch For The 2019 Season

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In just a few short days, the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series will make its debut as a newly re-branded series. Let's GO! Can’t wait to have you at track in Daytona for your first entitlement race.#ReadySetGO pic.twitter.com/grVIfxatuX — NASCAR Camping World Trucks (@NASCAR_Trucks) February 6, 2019 Rule Changes NASCAR answered quite a few …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy 250

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The newly re-branded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series opens its season on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway with the NextEra Energy Resources 250.  40 trucks are entered this weekend, meaning eight will go home after qualifying. There are many changes in the Truck Series this season, with several faces in new places. …

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Johnny Sauter, GMS Racing Part Ways

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Johnny Sauter is not returning to GMS Racing in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the team announced today, Jan. 9. “We cannot thank Johnny enough for his contributions to the growth and success of GMS Racing,” Mike Beam, GMS president, said in a team statement. “He won the first championship for us and added …

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Johnny Sauter on Homestead Performance: “It was awful, we sucked tonight”

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Johnny Sauter‘s Ford EcoBoost 200 didn’t exactly go as planned. Although his contenders called him the favorite entering the weekend, the No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet limped home to a 12th-place finish, never having the speed to challenge for the Camping World Truck Series championship. “We just missed it,” Sauter said on pit road. “I …

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GMS Racing Championship 4 Teammates Pace Homestead Practices

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If the two morning practice sessions are any indication, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series may have to go through GMS Racing. Practice No. 1 2016 series champion Johnny Sauter led the opening practice session with a lap at 170.465 mph on his very first lap of the day. Sauter’s lap was six-hundredths of a …

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