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Late-Race Big One Collects More Than Half of Remaining Truck Series Field at Daytona

As the laps clicked away and the field inched closer and closer to the checkered flag during Friday night’s (Feb. 14) NextEra Energy 250, you could feel the intensity ramp up. With less than three laps remaining, that pressure finally reached a boiling point. A three-wide charge for the lead ended in contact between ThorSport …

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Sam Mayer Survives Chaotic Night at New Smyrna to win ARCA East Season Opener

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Sam Mayer proved on Monday (Feb. 10) he’s the cream of the crop of the East much like he did in 2019. In the first race under the ARCA Menards Series East banner, Mayer made a late-race pass on Ty Gibbs. That pass would prove to be the winning move and Mayer would head to …

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Tanner Gray Running Full Time for DGR-Crosley in 2020 Truck Season

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Tanner Gray is the first announced driver for DGR-Crosley’s 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season. Gray will drive the No. 15 full time for the team next year, the team announced Monday, Dec. 16. “I’m really looking forward to next year,” Gray said in a team release. “Obviously running full time in …

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Tracking the Trucks: Todd Gilliland Grabs 1st Career Win Amid Martinsville Chaos

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

In a Nutshell: Todd Gilliland scored his first career win at Martinsville Speedway Saturday afternoon when he beat Ross Chastain to the checkered flag by almost a full second. The driver of the No. 4 Toyota held onto the top spot during an overtime finish that saw Gilliland’s teammate Harrison Burton spin in the NASCAR …

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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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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2019 Kansas 150

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: The battle between Venturini Motorsports teammates Michael Self and Christian Eckes was the entirety of the story Friday night at Kansas Speedway, and at the end of a largely uneventful 100 laps it was Eckes that left with the trophy, leading the final 43 laps to his fourth win of the 2019 …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 ARCA Kansas 150

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The ARCA Menards Series wraps up its season with the 2019 ARCA Kansas 150 at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 18. It is the 19th race for the series at the 1.5-mile track in Kansas City, Kan., and it will host the season finale next year too. Entering the final race, Christian Eckes leads Michael Self …

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Tanner Gray Attempting Final 3 Truck Races of 2019

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Tanner Gray will drive in the remaining three NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races this season, DGR-Crosley announced Wednesday, Oct. 16. Gray will attempt to make his Truck Series debut in the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 at Martinsville Speedway in DGR-Crosley’s No. 15 and will also enter ISM Raceway and Homestead-Miami Speedway. “I’m excited …

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NASCAR 101: Other K&N Stalwarts Who Could Join Sam Mayer in the Truck Series (Or Beyond)

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The latest graduate of the K&N Pro Series to NASCAR’s national series is Sam Mayer, who made his Gander Outdoors Truck Series debut Thursday night, Aug. 15, at Bristol Motor Speedway. Mayer, 16, was announced in late 2018 as one of the drivers for GMS Racing’s Truck Series program in 2019. The catch? He wouldn’t …

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ARCA Points Leader Michael Self Docked 50 Championship Points After Michigan Victory

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Venturini Motorsports driver Michael Self and the team were handed a 50-point penalty following their ARCA Menards Series victory at Michigan International Speedway last weekend. The car was found to violate page 31, #3, Body, Composite, which means the team made an illegal modification/alteration to the body of the car itself. Self would have entered …

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