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Christian Eckes on Pole for Friday’s Kansas Truck Race

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NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series rookie Christian Eckes drew the pole for Friday’s (July 24) race at Kansas Speedway. Eckes battled boss Kyle Busch for the lead last week at Texas Motor Speedway before ultimately ending in second. Brett Moffitt starts on the front row next to Eckes, while Front Row Motorsports driver …

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Truckin’ in Texas: Kyle Busch Captures The Flag in Vankor 250

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Kyle Busch lost a Texas Motor Speedway race earlier Saturday (July 18) after his NASCAR Xfinity Series car failed post-race inspection. But it took just a few short hours and one more race, the Vankor 250, to get over the heartbreak. Busch secured his 59th career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series win at …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Four Drivers Poised to Win this Season

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Sheldon Creed‘s victory in the rain-shortened Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway was his first win in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. He joined Brandon Jones, who won at Pocono Raceway, as the two first-time winners this Truck Series season. After seven races in 2020, Creed and Grant Enfinger …

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Friday Faceoff: Did Justin Haley’s Punishment Fit the Crime?

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 Kyle Busch hasn’t scored a single playoff point in 2020 and is winless after 15 races. What’s wrong in Candyland? Erin Campbell: Kyle Busch is already experiencing burnout. He started out this long trek of races running in all series for every race. I feel that Kyle has just been doing too much. He now has …

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Brandon Jones Wins Wreck-Filled Truck Race at Pocono

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In the first race of a tripleheader at Pocono Raceway, Brandon Jones scored his first career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory while driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports. The race, originally scheduled for Saturday but postponed due to rain, started just after 9:30 ET on Sunday morning and was an immediate demolition derby. …

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Tracking the Trucks: Grant Enfinger Snags Last-Lap Victory in Atlanta

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In a Nutshell: Grant Enfinger scored his second victory in four races when he took the checkered flag 0.215 seconds ahead of Austin Hill Saturday afternoon (June 6) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. A lap 129 caution for Chase Elliott spinning erased a more than four-second lead Hill had built over the field and set up …

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Grant Enfinger Outruns Austin Hill, Wins Vet Tix Camping World 200

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It took battling side-by-side with Austin Hill for nearly a full lap, but Grant Enfinger held on to win Saturday afternoon’s Vet Tix Camping World 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series’ second race back after the season halted in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic was also just …

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Stock Car Scoop: NASCAR Summer Schedule Announced, Tracks Realigned, Lineups for Atlanta Weekend

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NASCAR announced the summer stretch of races on Thursday (June 5). Where are the Cup, Xfinity, Gander RV & Outdoors Truck and ARCA Menards series teams going this summer? Find out in this edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s newest podcast that focuses on the motorsports news of the week also takes …

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Christian Eckes Fastest in Las Vegas Truck Practice

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NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series rookie Christian Eckes took his No. 18 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota to the top of the charts in Friday’s (Feb. 21) lone practice for the Strat 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The 19-year-old Eckes clocked in the fastest lap with a speed of 177.848 mph. Veteran Johnny …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: The Storylines of 2019

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The 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season is complete. Matt Crafton won the championship, his third career title, tying him for second-most championships. With 23 races in the history books, what were the prevailing storylines of this Truck Series season? Ross Chastain’s Breakout Year 2019 was the year of Ross Chastain. The 26-year-old from …

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Tracking The Trucks: Inside Winless Wonder Matt Crafton’s Championship Season

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill placed the perfect bookend on his 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series season by cruising to victory in the Homestead-Miami Speedway season finale. His Ford 200 trophy earned Friday night (Nov. 15) matched up perfectly with a victory in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Unfortunately for Hill, though, …

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