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Atlanta Truck Series Qualifying Cancelled; Austin Hill Starts from the Pole

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(Photo: Lesley Ann Miller / NKP)

Due to poor weather conditions, NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series qualifying at Atlanta Motor Speedway has been cancelled. The starting lineup for the Ultimate Tailgating 200 will be according to the NASCAR rule book. According to the NASCAR rule book, the Top 25 spots of the Truck Series lineup are set by 2018 owners points. …

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Stewart Friesen & Ben Rhodes Top Friday Afternoon Truck Practices in Atlanta

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Gander Outdoor Truck Series held two practice sessions on Friday afternoon in preparation for Saturday evening’s Ultimate Tailgating 200 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, the second event of the 2019 season. Stewart Friesen was fastest during the first session with a speed of 177.204 mph.  Friesen is looking for his first career win in …

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Angela Ruch Has Career Night, Is 2nd Woman to Earn Top 10 in Daytona Truck Race

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Daytona International Speedway, February 2019. (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

When the entry list came out for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway, seeing Angela Ruch on the entry list in NEMCO Motorsports’ No. 8 Chevrolet was a shock. After all, the niece of Daytona 500 winner Derrike Cope had not competed in a Gander Outdoors Truck Series race since she finished …

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Cory Roper Relegated to 20th-Place Finish After Strong Run

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Daytona International Speedway, February 2019. (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Things were coming together for Cory Roper. But then they fell apart. The Vernon, Texas, native and driver of the No. 04 Preferred Industrial Contractors Ford ran inside the top five for most of the second stage of Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 from Daytona International Speedway. But a spin coming off Turn 4 …

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Spencer Boyd Earns Career-Best NASCAR Finish in Wild Daytona Truck Race

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Spencer Boyd bet on himself following the 2018 season by moving down to the Gander Outdoors Truck Series. That bet paid off in Friday’s (Feb. 15) NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Earlier in the day, Boyd qualified the No. 20 truck in 14th, a career-best in his seventh Truck start. But once the …

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Austin Hill Wins NextEra Energy 250 Demolition Derby At Daytona

Austin Hill 2019 Nextera Energy Resources 250 At Daytona

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

New driver, same old story for Hattori Racing Enterprises. The reigning Gander Outdoor Truck Series champions won their first race of 2019 with a new driver, Austin Hill, behind the wheel. Hill won the first race of his GOTS career, prevailing in a wild NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Just nine out …

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Niece Motorsports Survives Daytona Carnage, Earns 2 Top-10 Finishes

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Daytona International Speedway, February 2019. (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Surviving the carnage that was the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway were Ross Chastain and Timothy Peters, both drivers of Niece Motorsports trucks. Chastain wheeled his No. 45 truck to a third-place finish, while Peters scored an eighth-place result despite being involved in a wreck with five laps remaining. “I feel like …

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Christian Eckes Wins Truck Pole At Daytona

Christian Eckes 2018 Texas Roadhouse 250

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Christian Eckes is officially a pole winner in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. The 18-year-old topped the charts on Friday evening (Feb. 15) with a speed of 182.604 miles per hour in just his fifth Truck Series attempt. He’ll start from the pole for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 running the No. 51 Toyota …

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Clay Greenfield, Austin Hill Fastest In Daytona Truck Practices

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Daytona International Speedway, February 2019. (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Clay Greenfield and Austin Hill turned some heads when they topped the leaderboard in the two Gander Outdoors Truck Series practices at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday afternoon (Feb. 14). Greenfield’s truck turned a quick lap of 191.432 mph to be fastest in the opening session. Codie Rohrbaugh (190.634 mph) also turned a surprisingly fast …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy 250

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(Photo: Bruce Nuttleman)

The newly re-branded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series opens its season on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway with the NextEra Energy Resources 250.  40 trucks are entered this weekend, meaning eight will go home after qualifying. There are many changes in the Truck Series this season, with several faces in new places. …

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Bayley Currey to Run Partial Truck Season With Vizion Motorsports

Bayley Currey

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Vizion Motorsports, formerly known as NextGen Motorsports, has hired Bayley Currey to run its entry during the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. Currey, 22, will drive the No. 35 Toyota Tundra in certain races throughout the season, though the team does not have a specific number in mind. However, Vizion Motorsports will not …

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