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Truckin’ Thursdays: Returning to Richmond Raceway for the Final Regular Season Race

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For the second week in a row, the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series makes its return to a track it hasn’t visited in several years. In fact, Thursday night (Sept. 10) will mark the first time the Truck Series has run at Richmond Raceway since 2005. One of only four tracks remaining from the …

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4 Burning Questions: NASCAR Is Doing What In California?

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They’re doing what to Fontana? This week, after The Athletic broke the news, NASCAR confirmed that they are pursuing plans to effectively turn the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California into a half-mile short track. The course looks to be a hybrid of all three of the current NASCAR Cup Series short tracks in …

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Friday Faceoff: Should the Regular Season End at Daytona?

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What do you think of having the NASCAR Cup Series regular season ending at a superspeedway? Zach Gillispie: Superspeedways are equivalent to 2020, in a sense; both involve drama, chaos, and a whole lot of uncertainty.  While the events of the current calendar year have flipped the racing world upside down, the Daytona International Speedway regular-season …

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Zane Smith Scores Truck Pole at Gateway

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series heads to World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway Sunday, Aug. 30, and Zane Smith is on the pole. The rookie claimed the Cometic Gasket Pole Award after winning his second oval race in a row at Dover International Speedway last week. Fellow GMS Racing driver Brett Moffitt …

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Tracking the Trucks: Zane Smith Scores 2nd Career Win at Dover

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In a Nutshell: Zane Smith scored his second win in the last three races Friday evening at Dover International Speedway. The rookie made a near-perfect restart with three laps remaining to hold off veterans Matt Crafton and Brett Moffitt en route to his fourth top 10 in the last five races. Late restart? No problem …

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Zane Smith Collects 2nd Career Truck Victory at Dover

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For the second time in three races, rookie Zane Smith has found his way into the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory lane. Smith took the checkered in KDI Office Technologies 200 at Dover International Speedway on Friday evening (Aug. 21) for his second career win. A crucial green flag pit stop flawlessly …

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NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

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After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), is no stranger to Xfinity. …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Daytona Takes TV to Places Rarely Seen. That’s Not A Good Thing

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Last weekend was created as a backup weekend, something designed to give all three of NASCAR’s National Series and the ARCA Menards Series a replacement road-course weekend after the scheduled races at Watkins Glen, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park were scrubbed. The result was probably not even close to what I …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 100 at the Daytona Road Course

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For the first time in 1,079 days, the ARCA Menards Series will be going road course racing. Its last outing on road course came on Aug. 27, 2017, at Road America. On Friday, the ARCA Menards Series will enter new territory and lead the way for NASCAR as the first series to race on the …

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Zane Smith Nabs Truck Pole for Daytona Road Course

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series embark on their first road course of the season, and Zane Smith will lead the way at the Daytona International Speedway road course. GMS Racing’s Smith nabbed the pole after winning last week’s race at Michigan International Speedway. The lineup was made from a formula in which …

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