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

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.”  …

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Matt Crafton Scores First Top 3 Since July: ‘It felt like the No. 88 of old’

Matt Crafton has found his mojo again. It had been MIA since last July at Kentucky Speedway, the last time the Tulare, California native and Gander Outdoors Truck Series veteran earned a top three finish. But after 200 miles at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the neon yellow ThorSport No. 88 was …

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

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 …

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NASCAR 101: Top 10 Most Wins in Truck Series History

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 …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Championship 4 Clinch Scenarios for Phoenix

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 …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the Drivers Who Made the Round of 6 After Talladega

A wild and crazy NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend set the Round of 6, as drivers inch ever closer to the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Every single playoff driver encountered some sort of issue throughout the race, and when the checkered flag flew, …

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Matt Crafton Ready for Playoff Push

It took until the checkered flag of the Camping World Truck Series regular season finale at Bristol Motor Speedway, but Matt Crafton clinched a spot into the 2018 playoffs. After getting some right front fender damage during qualifying, Crafton began Thursday’s (Aug. 16) UNOH 200 from 18th. By the end …

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