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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Yellow Light

2019 Michigan I CUP Kurt Busch NKP

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was off this past weekend, leaving the Xfinity Series and Gander Outdoors Truck Series to contest an eventful Sunday doubleheader following a rainout on Saturday night at Iowa Speedway. So we’ll look at how Cup drivers are doing with their new teams for the trends worth tracking this week. …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2019 M&M’s 200 at Iowa

2019 Iowa I GOTS Ross Chastain pack racing NKP

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In a Nutshell: With arguably the fastest truck in the field in the hands of a debutante, Ross Chastain capitalized on a hard charge in the first stage to dominate the rest of Sunday’s rain-delayed M&M’s 200, scoring his second career NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory.  Or so fans thought. As of 3:30 p.m. …

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Pace Laps: Christopher Bell Puts on a Clinic, Truck Series Drama Unfolds In Iowa

2019 Iowa I NXS Christopher Bell NKP

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Xfinity Series: Christopher Bell Show in Iowa  Heading into Sunday’s CircuitCity.com 250 at Iowa Speedway, Christopher Bell was the favorite. The No. 20 team lived up to expectations in the race, leading 186 laps en route to its fourth victory of the season. The victory is Bell’s second in four starts at the 7/8-mile short …

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Ross Chastain Disqualified at 2019 M&M’s 200 at Iowa Speedway, Brett Moffitt Wins

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BREAKING: Ross Chastain has been disqualified from the M&M’s 200 race at Iowa Speedway after his winning truck failed post-race inspection for being too low. Instead, Brett Moffitt has been declared the race winner.  Ross Chastain took the lead with a three-wide pass at the end of stage one in the 2019 M&M’s 200 at …

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Johnny Sauter, Austin Hill Tangle at Iowa in 2019 M&M’s 200

Austin Hill Johnny Sauter

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Johnny Sauter and Austin Hill battled each other hard for several laps in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ M&M’s 200 at Iowa Speedway. But after a little contact back and forth, Hill decided he had enough. Sauter and Hill were battling for seventh position on Sunday (June 16) just ahead of Sheldon Creed. Both …

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Greg Biffle Returns To NASCAR, Wins At Texas

Biffle Truck Texas Win

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For the first time in 414 races, Greg Biffle got into a truck and raced in the Gander Outdoor Truck Series. He didn’t miss a beat. Biffle, who hasn’t raced in NASCAR since 2016, won the  23rd Annual SpeedyCash.com 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. For the win, Biffle’s team gets a $50,000 bonus as part of …

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Teammates Ben Rhodes & Johnny Sauter Top 3 Truck Series Practices at Texas

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Gander Outdoors Truck Series teams took to Texas Motor Speedway for a trio of practice sessions Thursday afternoon (June 6) ahead of Friday night’s SpeedyCash.com 400. Ben Rhodes and Johnny Sauter topped the charts in the three sessions. Practice 1 ThorSport Racing and GMS Racing ruled the first session, sweeping six of the top seven …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Variety of Tracks Left Could Shake Up Playoffs

Ross Chastain Kansas I 2019

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The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ regular season is halfway complete — eight races down, eight races to go until the start of the playoffs. Austin Hill and Johnny Sauter are the only two Truck Series regulars to have won a race this season. Although they have not mathematically clinched a berth in the playoffs, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Texas Motor Speedway Kicks Off the Triple Truck Challenge

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The drop of the checkered flag at Charlotte Motor Speedway last weekend for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series means that another couple of weekends off before they’re back on track. But what it also means is that the next time the series races, the Triple Truck Challenge, announced prior to the start of the season, …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Brandon Brown Talks Career Run at Dover, What’s Too Fast?

Brandon Brown Talladega

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Martin Truex Jr. getting back to victory lane at Dover International Speedway, as he and Alex Bowman came from the back to finish one-two. Many drivers, including Kyle Busch, were outspoken about the aerodynamic package used at Dover, claiming the speeds were too fast. Were Busch’s comments …

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