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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Strikes 1st in Playoffs With Bristol Win

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Brett Moffit standing tall after his Bristol win (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt emerged from the chaos that was the Gander Outdoors Truck Series playoff opener at Bristol Motor Speedway with his third victory of the season. Following a short red flag period and the seventh caution in the final stage, the defending champion struck first with a nearly one-second victory over Chandler …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the 2019 Playoff Field

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brett Moffitt – 2022 1 pole, 2 wins, 9 top fives, 11 top 10s, 22 playoff points The defending champion likely enters the postseason as an automatic favorite simply because he’s done the playoffs thing and won it all the most recently out of any of the contenders. Ousted from his championship-winning ride in favor …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Ryan Blaney’s Playoff Outlook, Beer-Drinking in Ireland

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff differ on opinions of last week’s road course action at Watkins Glen International that saw Chase Elliott run a perfect race to hold off Martin Truex Jr. for the victory. Kyle Busch was the center of attention for a lot of the event after run-ins with …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Too Many Laps Run Under Caution at Eldora

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The seventh annual Eldora Dirt Derby should be memorable due to its victor: Stewart Friesen broke through and won his first NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race. In seven Truck Series races at Eldora Speedway, there has not been a driver who has won multiple times. All of this furthers the case that the Eldora Dirt …

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Pace Laps: Chase Elliott, Austin Cindric Take Over Watkins Glen, Friesen Finally Wins

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Chase Elliott Wins As Playoff Race Heats Up Chase Elliott and Martin Truex Jr. We’ve seen them battle mano-e-mano in western New York before and the 2019 Go Bowling At The Glen was round two. This time, Elliott hung on with pure speed, putting on the most dominant performance of …

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Tracking the Trucks: Stewart Friesen Snags 1st Career Win at Eldora Speedway

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: After finishing runner-up six times in his career, Stewart Friesen finally scored his first career win Thursday night at Eldora Speedway. “Oh man, thank you to all the race fans that stuck with us,” Friesen said in victory lane. “Today, this is the day. This is the week. Thanks to everybody. This …

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Stewart Friesen Earns First Career Victory with 2019 Eldora Dirt Derby Win

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After six career second-place finishes, Stewart Friesen got the proverbial monkey off his back at Eldora Speedway, winning the 2019 Eldora Dirt Derby. It is his first career NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series win. The win comes one race after Friesen wrecked on the first lap at Pocono Raceway en route to a last-place finish. After …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: A Trip to Eldora Speedway Never Disappoints

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ever since NASCAR added Eldora Speedway to the Gander Outdoors Truck Series schedule in 2013, teams have circled this event on their calendars for a variety of different reasons, ranging from fear of the unknown to excitement. What was once a wild-card race – and to an extent still is – has become one that …

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Chase Briscoe, Stewart Friesen Lead Eldora Dirt Derby Practices

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Chase Briscoe and Stewart Friesen led Wednesday night’s practices for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway in the only NASCAR national series event on dirt. Briscoe, driving the No. 27 Ford F-150 for ThorSport Racing in a one-off effort, shot to the top of the leaderboard in the first session …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Who Could Sneak into the Truck Series Playoffs With 2 Races Left?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

So far in 2019, there has been a debate as to whether the current NASCAR season has been a good one, leading to a more existential question of what exactly makes for a good race. Does a good race need constant side-by-side action? Does strategy and a good finish do enough for people to classify …

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