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Truckin’ Thursdays: Playoff Drivers, Tanner Gray’s Debut Among Martinsville Storylines

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Setting the Championship 4 Following a wild finish at Talladega Superspeedway that saw Johnny Sauter penalized, Spencer Boyd was the one who emerged victorious. That means no playoff driver locked their way into the Championship 4 the last time the Gander Outdoors Truck Series raced. Defending champion Brett Moffitt holds the advantage with a 45-point …

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NASCAR 101: The Most First-Time Winners in Truck Series History

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After a quiet year for new winners in 2018, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series is having quite a year for newcomers to victory lane. Spencer Boyd‘s Talladega Superspeedway triumph made him the fifth first-time winner in the series in 2019, with three races still to go before the season’s end. He’s the first new …

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Austin Hill, Harrison Burton Pace Truck Series Practices at Talladega

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Austin Hill and Harrison Burton led the two NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series practice sessions at Talladega Superspeedway on Friday (Oct. 11) afternoon for the Sugarlands Shine 250. In the first practice of the day, Hill, one of the six Truck Series playoff drivers, topped the speed charts at 193.115 mph. Clay Greenfield, driving his …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Talladega Looms as Truck Series Opens its Round of 6

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The Gander Outdoors Truck Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend, and the remaining playoff drivers have just one goal: survive. The series kicks off its Round of 6 Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12), but the good news for the championship hopefuls is that no champion has won at the superspeedway in the same season they …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: A Delaware Drive

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At this point of the NASCAR season, there aren’t really any surprises. The majority of the top-tier rides that are changing hands have been announced, and most of the action can be pretty accurately determined beforehand. The same group of drivers will be up front, while no one can pass anyone else on the track. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Austin Hill’s ‘Statement’ Win Serves as a Reminder to the Field

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When the 2019 season opened for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series at Daytona International Speedway in February, it marked a new beginning for Austin Hill and 2018 championship-winning team Hattori Racing Enterprises. Hill was just a driver who had just a single full-time Truck Series season under his belt and a whopping eight career top …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill, Hattori Racing Gamble to Win in Las Vegas

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill scored his third win of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season with a 2.116-second victory over Ross Chastain in Friday night’s World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 16 Hattori Racing Toyota restarted 20th on lap 87 restart after a late …

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Top-10 Finish in Xfinity Series Debut a Confidence Boost for Austin Hill

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Austin Hill failed to qualify for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway, so the 2019 Indiana 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was his series debut — and this time things went much better, as the driver of the No. 61 for Hattori Racing Enterprise/MBM Motorsports stayed out of trouble and finished ninth. “It …

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Tyler Ankrum, Austin Hill Pace Truck Practice Sessions at Bristol

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With two practice sessions on Thursday (Aug. 15) at Bristol Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series playoffs are officially underway. Opening Practice Kentucky winner Tyler Ankum led the way in the opening 50-minute practice, with a speed of 126.420 mph, just under a tenth-of-a-second ahead of Ross Chastain (125.831 mph). Matt Crafton, who enters …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the 2019 Playoff Field

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Brett Moffitt – 2022 1 pole, 2 wins, 9 top fives, 11 top 10s, 22 playoff points The defending champion likely enters the postseason as an automatic favorite simply because he’s done the playoffs thing and won it all the most recently out of any of the contenders. Ousted from his championship-winning ride in favor …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Landon Cassill Enjoying Time at StarCom, Open to Full-Time Xfinity Return

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss an entertaining weekend of racing at both Michigan International Speedway and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Kevin Harvick picked up his second win of the season, both coming in the past four races. Meanwhile, it’s Denny Hamlin who’s the hottest driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill Ends Regular Season With a Win in Michigan

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill ended the regular Gander Outdoors Truck Series season the same way he began it with a trip to victory lane. The driver of the No. 16 Toyota led a race-high 26 laps, including the final 10, through an overtime finish to score his second career win in the Corrigan Oil …

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