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Tyler Ankrum Scores 1st Career Truck Series Win at Kentucky Speedway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Tyler Ankrum took advantage of Brett Moffitt’s empty fuel tank and scored his first career Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory in Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Motor Speedway. He led a race-high 40 laps along the way. “Honestly, I wasn’t even really listening. I was just driving my rear-end off,” …

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Brett Moffitt Dominates Final Stage, Wins Second Consecutive Truck Race at Chicagoland

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Brett Moffitt won his first NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race of 2019 without leading a single lap. He made sure his second win was a bit more emphatic this time around in the Camping World 225. Friday night (June 28) at Chicagoland Speedway, Moffitt took control with an unsponsored No. 24 GMS Racing Chevrolet. …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Yellow Light

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was off this past weekend, leaving the Xfinity Series and Gander Outdoors Truck Series to contest an eventful Sunday doubleheader following a rainout on Saturday night at Iowa Speedway. So we’ll look at how Cup drivers are doing with their new teams for the trends worth tracking this week. …

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Tyler Ankrum to Run Partial Schedule for Rest of 2019 Due to Lack of Sponsorship

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Defending K&N Pro Series East champion and current DGR-Crosley NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series contender Tyler Ankrum has had a change of plans when it comes to racing in 2019. After announcing in the offseason his plan to run every race once he turned 18, Ankrum will now run a part-time schedule for the team, …

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Tracking the Trucks: Greg Biffle Returns & Wins it All At Texas Motor Speedway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Greg Biffle did Kyle Busch things in a Kyle Busch Motorsports truck at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night (June 7) and won the SpeedyCash.com 400. In his first Gander Outdoors Truck Series start in 15 years, the veteran driver hopped into the No. 51 Toyota and led twice for just 18 laps, …

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Tyler Ankrum Recovers From Spin & Slide To Score Career-Best Finish At Texas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Tyler Ankrum had an up-and-down night at Texas Motor Speedway Friday (June 7), and when the checkered flag flew, he walked away with a career-best third-place finish. But the box score doesn’t even begin to tell the full story. Before he even took the green flag, Ankrum became the sixth Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Closes Out Perfect Season With a Win in Charlotte

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch dominated the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night (May 18). The driver of the No. 51 Toyota led five times for 102 of 134 laps en route to his fifth win in five starts this season. “A couple of years ago I shot for [going …

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Tyler Ankrum ‘Whooped’ After Driving Sick at Dover

Dover was a solid race but does a low truck count mean trouble in Kansas? (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Tyler Ankrum is now three for five in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series: Three top 10 finishes in five career starts. But perhaps his third Friday at Dover International Speedway was his toughest yet. Finishing ninth in the JEGS 200, Ankrum entered the race battling a week-long flu that made the K&N East champion “whooped” …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 5 Winless Drivers Looking for Victory Lane This Season

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Todd Gilliland Perhaps the one driver whose job hinges on whether they win this season is Todd Gilliland. “I don’t know how many times last year we were in meetings and I was just yelling at them about let’s go,” Kyle Busch Motorsports owner/driver Kyle Busch said earlier this season. “Our stuff is not that …

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Tyler Ankrum, Todd Gilliland Fastest in Friday Truck Practices

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The lack of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series action on Friday (March 22) at Martinsville Speedway did not mean it was a quiet day at the Virginia short track, as it hosted three separate practice sessions for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Tyler Ankrum was the surprise of the first practice, being the fastest …

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