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Christian Eckes, Brandon Jones Return to Kyle Busch Motorsports Truck Roster

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Christian Eckes and Brandon Jones will again drive for Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2019. Eckes will pilot the team’s No. 51 in seven races in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series this year, the team announced today (Feb. 5). He joins Jones, who was revealed to be part of the No. 51’s roster yesterday (Feb. …

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AM Racing Returning in 2019 With Austin Wayne Self

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AM Racing has announced its return to NASCAR competition, fielding 22-year-old Austin Wayne Self in its 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series campaign. The team’s 2019 debut will come in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. AM allied itself with Niece Motorsports in 2018, a move that saw Self move to Niece for the …

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Niece Motorsports Nabs Timothy Peters for First 3 Truck Races

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Timothy Peters will pilot Niece Motorsports’ No. 44 Chevrolet Silverado for the first three races of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the team announced Thursday, Jan. 31. Peters will carry sponsorship backing from the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation for the season-opening NextEra Energy 250 at  Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 15. Additional sponsorship …

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Brennan Poole to Compete in Trucks Full-Time With On Point Motorsports

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On Point Motorsports announced Monday (Jan. 28) it will compete full-time in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2019, with Brennan Poole driving the team’s No. 30 Toyota. “I am extremely excited about driving for On Point Motorsports this season,” Poole said in a press release.  “From the very first moment I set foot in …

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Ross Chastain Snags Daytona Truck Ride with Niece Motorsports, Reid Wilson Joins Team

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Ross Chastain‘s 2019 season may not go exactly as originally planned, but he will indeed be at Daytona International Speedway in February. Chastain will drive the No. 45 for Niece Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ season opener at Daytona next month, the team announced Friday, Jan. 18. The No. 45 will be …

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Brett Moffitt Moving to GMS Racing in 2019

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Brett Moffitt will take over the No. 24 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series ride for GMS Racing in 2019, replacing 2016 champion Johnny Sauter. Moffitt, the 2018 series champion, was left without a ride despite winning the title due to a lack of sponsorship with Hattori Racing Enterprises. That set into motion a series of …

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Johnny Sauter, GMS Racing Part Ways

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Johnny Sauter is not returning to GMS Racing in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the team announced today, Jan. 9. “We cannot thank Johnny enough for his contributions to the growth and success of GMS Racing,” Mike Beam, GMS president, said in a team statement. “He won the first championship for us and added …

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Austin Hill, Hattori Racing Enterprises Team for 2019 Truck Season

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The defending championship-winning team in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series has its driver for 2019. Austin Hill will compete for Hattori Racing Enterprises in the organization’s No. 16 for the 2019 season, the team announced Tuesday, Jan. 8. Hill replaces Brett Moffitt, who won the 2018 series championship with HRE but has been pulled …

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Justin Haley Brings Good “Fire Off,” Lack of Overall Speed to Homestead

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For GMS Racing’s Justin Haley, he had one of the best trucks out there on Friday night (Nov. 16) at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Problem is, his truck was at its best for only the first couple of laps of a run. “We’d fire off good, but about five or 10 laps into a run, we’d just …

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Johnny Sauter on Homestead Performance: “It was awful, we sucked tonight”

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Johnny Sauter‘s Ford EcoBoost 200 didn’t exactly go as planned. Although his contenders called him the favorite entering the weekend, the No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet limped home to a 12th-place finish, never having the speed to challenge for the Camping World Truck Series championship. “We just missed it,” Sauter said on pit road. “I …

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Sheldon Creed Ends 2018 with Career-Best Camping World Truck Series Finish

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Sheldon Creed seemed to get better and better to end the 2018 Camping World Truck Series season. After leading his first laps two weeks ago at Texas, Creed then backed up the result with his first top 10 at ISM Raceway. Even better? Friday’s (Nov. 16) Ford EcoBoost 200 saw the 2018 ARCA Racing Series …

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