Race Weekend Central

Tracking the Trucks: Stewart Friesen Wins First Race on Pavement

Stewart Friesen enjoying his win at ISM in Phoenix. (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a nutshell Stewart Friesen took the lead on lap 107 and held off repeated challenges from Brandon Jones to win the 2019 Lucas Oil 150. Friesen won for the second time in his NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career, but this win at ISM Raceway is his first on pavement. His first overall victory …

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Stewart Friesen Clinches Championship 4 Spot with Win at ISM Raceway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Stewart Friesen held off a hard-charging Brandon Jones to win his second career NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race in the Lucas Oil 150 at ISM Raceway on Friday night (Nov. 8). Friesen had to work hard to capture his first pavement win, however, as he was penalized for beating the polesitter, Austin Hill, to …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Playoff Drivers, Tanner Gray’s Debut Among Martinsville Storylines

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Setting the Championship 4 Following a wild finish at Talladega Superspeedway that saw Johnny Sauter penalized, Spencer Boyd was the one who emerged victorious. That means no playoff driver locked their way into the Championship 4 the last time the Gander Outdoors Truck Series raced. Defending champion Brett Moffitt holds the advantage with a 45-point …

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NASCAR 101: The Most First-Time Winners in Truck Series History

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After a quiet year for new winners in 2018, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series is having quite a year for newcomers to victory lane. Spencer Boyd‘s Talladega Superspeedway triumph made him the fifth first-time winner in the series in 2019, with three races still to go before the season’s end. He’s the first new …

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Spencer Boyd Wins First Truck Race After Johnny Sauter Penalized at Talladega

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Johnny Sauter may have crossed the line first, but Spencer Boyd emerged victorious at Talladega Superspeedway in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Boyd was declared the race winner after NASCAR reviewed the finish and determined that he blocked second-place Riley Herbst coming to the checkered flag, sending both Sauter and Herbst below the yellow …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Talladega Looms as Truck Series Opens its Round of 6

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

The Gander Outdoors Truck Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend, and the remaining playoff drivers have just one goal: survive. The series kicks off its Round of 6 Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12), but the good news for the championship hopefuls is that no champion has won at the superspeedway in the same season they …

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Todd Gilliland, Brett Moffitt Lead CTMP Truck Series Practices

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There was a lot of action across the Northern border where Todd Gilliland and Brett Moffitt topped the charts in Saturday’s (Aug. 24) NASCAR Gander Outdoors Series practice sessions. Gilliland posted a single-lap speed of 111.187 mph in opening practice at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, while Moffitt ran slightly faster in the final session with …

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

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

(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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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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