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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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4 Burning Questions: Homestead

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For the fifth year, the NASCAR playoffs will conclude with a championship race, the third that it will happen across all three national touring series. The rules of a championship race are fairly straight forward: the highest finishing driver among the final four playoff drivers will end the night as champion of their respective series. …

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Johnny Sauter: ‘I Don’t Consider Myself a Favorite’

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“There is no greater danger than underestimating your opponent.” – Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher If there is one guy who should be feeling confident entering Homestead-Miami Speedway (and who has the numbers to back it) it’s Johnny Sauter. The veteran, who will bid for his second championship in the Camping World Truck Series Friday night …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Breaking Down the Championship 4

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Friday night, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will crown its 19th series champion, and it comes down to four drivers, racing for all the marbles. Johnny Sauter, Brett Moffitt, Justin Haley and Noah Gragson, who have a combined 15 wins in 22 races, will fight it out, head-to-head for this year’s title. It’s a …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Previewing NASCAR Championship Weekend

Homestead Cup Racing

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It’s a fun Frontstretch Podcast this week, as the trio of Dustin Albino, Mike Neff and Zach Catanzareti break down all things Phoenix while previewing Championship Weekend in Homestead. With wins last weekend at ISM Raceway, Kyle Busch, Christopher Bell and Brett Moffitt punched their tickets to battle for a championship in the Cup, XFINITY and Truck series, respectively. Collectively, we break down the Cup …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Championship 4 Clinch Scenarios for Phoenix

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When the checkered flag flies Friday night (Nov. 9) over ISM Raceway in Phoenix, four drivers will know they’ve got the chance to race for the championship when the series visits Homestead-Miami Speedway to close out the year. GMS Racing teammates Johnny Sauter and Justin Haley have the least amount of pressure on them heading …

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