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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Dominates for 7th Straight Truck Series Win in Las Vegas

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch stomped the field in his seventh straight Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory Friday night at Las Vegas Motor speedway. The owner/driver led 108 of 134 laps en route to a nearly six second victory over Johnny Sauter. Austin Hill and Matt Crafton put on a spirited battle for …

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NASCAR Issues Las Vegas Truck Series Penalties for ThorSport Racing, GMS Racing

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NASCAR issued penalties following opening day inspection for the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series’ second race of the season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. ThorSport Racing’s Johnny Sauter (No. 13), Matt Craton (No. 88) and Daytona winner Grant Enfinger (No. 98) were all hit with a 10-point penalty in the championship standings along with …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Jordan Anderson: From Ready to Quit to Runner-Up at Daytona in 3 Years

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Jordan Anderson walked away from the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway last Friday night (Feb. 14) as the runner-up in a photo finish with Grant Enfinger. Margin of Victory: 0.010 seconds. This is the closest finish in the history of the Gander RV & and Outdoors Truck Series …

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Support for Ryan Newman Pours In from the NASCAR Community After Daytona Crash

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As the field came to the checkered flag in Monday’s rain-delayed Daytona 500, Ryan Newman was involved in a horrific crash that sent him straight to the hospital. As the entire NASCAR world awaited an update on Newman’s condition, the support came pouring in on social media. Some of the messages included those from fellow …

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Timmy Hill on a ‘Career High’ Following a 3rd-Place Finish at Daytona

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Timmy Hill’s week at Daytona International Speedway started off on a high note when he raced his way into the Daytona 500 in Thursday night’s (Feb. 13) BlueGreen Vacations Duel. But before he got to the premier race of the weekend, Hill first had the Xfinity Series on his plate. After last night’s excitement in …

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Tracking the Trucks: Grant Enfinger Wins Photo Finish at Daytona

2020 Daytona Trucks Grant Enfinger Trophy Rick Lunkenheimer

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In a Nutshell: Grant Enfinger scored his third career win with a photo finish alongside Jordan Anderson in Friday night’s (Feb. 14) NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway. A late-race caution with just two laps to go forced an overtime finish, causing the driver of the No. 98 Ford …

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NASCAR Expands Truck Series Playoff Field to 10 Drivers

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NASCAR announced Tuesday (Jan. 21) that it will expand the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series playoff field from eight to 10 beginning with the 2020 season. The series will still follow its seven-race elimination-style playoff format. The Round of 10 will feature three races (Gateway, Canadian Tire and Bristol) where two drivers are eliminated …

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Aric Almirola, Daniel Suarez Cap Off Stewart-Haas Racing 1-2-3 Finish at Texas

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Kevin Harvick dominated the AAA Texas 500 and led 119 laps en route to his third straight fall victory at Texas Motor Speedway. But he didn’t get the win without a fight from his teammates. For the second time in their existence (Michigan – 2018), Stewart-Haas Racing scored a 1-2-3 finish. Aric Almirola and Daniel …

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John Hunter Nemechek Runs Quiet Cup Debut at Texas to 21st-Place Finish

2019 Cup Texas Jh Nemechek Rick Lunkenheimer

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John Hunter Nemechek was put in what some might call an uncomfortable position: fill in for an ailing Matt Tifft for the remainder of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Tapped earlier this week to pilot the No. 36 Ford after Tifft suffered a season-ending seizure last weekend at Martinsville Speedway, Nemechek made …

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Matt Tifft Gives Medical Update at Texas Motor Speedway

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Matt Tifft, who suffered a season-ending medical episode last weekend ahead of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway, spoke to the media for the first time Sunday morning (Nov. 3) at Texas Motor Speedway. “It has been an interesting week for sure,” Tifft said. “It honestly has been a little crazy …

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Pace Laps: Don’t Take Martin Truex Jr.’s 2019 Season for Granted

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Don’t Take Martin Truex Jr. For Granted This time last year, Martin Truex Jr. had yet to win a short track race in 13 years of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition. After Sunday’s race (Oct. 27) at Martinsville Speedway? He’s got three. Truex won half of the short track …

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

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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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