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Tracking the Trucks: Sheldon Creed Snags 2nd Career Win at Daytona Road Course

In a Nutshell: Sheldon Creed held off teammate Brett Moffitt in an impressive battle to win the first-ever NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race on Daytona International Speedway’s road course configuration Sunday afternoon (Aug. 16). Despite a pair of cautions in the final 12 laps and an overtime …

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Raphael Lessard Finishes Career-Best 3rd at Daytona Road Course

Raphael Lessard continues to improve as a rookie in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. After a career-best seventh-place finish at Michigan International Speedway, the driver of the No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota bested that finish with a new best, third in the Sunoco 159 at the …

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Brandon Jones Wins Wreck-Filled Truck Race at Pocono

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 …

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Raphael Lessard Scores Canac Sponsorship

Raphael Lëssard has added sponsorship from Canac for the 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Tuesday, March 10. Lëssard’s No. 4 KBM truck will carry the sponsor for the first time at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday, March 20. “It’s awesome for our team …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: The Storylines of 2019

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 …

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

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 …

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Raphael Lessard Pairing With DGR-Crosley for 2 Truck Races

Raphael Lessard has added to his 2019 schedule in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Lessard will drive for DGR-Crosley at Iowa Speedway and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, the team announced Thursday, June 6. A truck number wasn’t announced, though it’s assumed Lessard will pilot the team’s part-time No. 15, …

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