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GMS Racing Championship 4 Teammates Pace Homestead Practices

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If the two morning practice sessions are any indication, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series may have to go through GMS Racing. Practice No. 1 2016 series champion Johnny Sauter led the opening practice session with a lap at 170.465 mph on his very first lap of the day. Sauter’s lap was six-hundredths of a …

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4 Burning Questions: Homestead

Nascar Xfinity Series

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For the fifth year, the NASCAR playoffs will conclude with a championship race, the third that it will happen across all three national touring series. The rules of a championship race are fairly straight forward: the highest finishing driver among the final four playoff drivers will end the night as champion of their respective series. …

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Johnny Sauter: ‘I Don’t Consider Myself a Favorite’

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“There is no greater danger than underestimating your opponent.” – Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher If there is one guy who should be feeling confident entering Homestead-Miami Speedway (and who has the numbers to back it) it’s Johnny Sauter. The veteran, who will bid for his second championship in the Camping World Truck Series Friday night …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Breaking Down the Championship 4

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Friday night, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will crown its 19th series champion, and it comes down to four drivers, racing for all the marbles. Johnny Sauter, Brett Moffitt, Justin Haley and Noah Gragson, who have a combined 15 wins in 22 races, will fight it out, head-to-head for this year’s title. It’s a …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Previewing NASCAR Championship Weekend

Homestead Cup Racing

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It’s a fun Frontstretch Podcast this week, as the trio of Dustin Albino, Mike Neff and Zach Catanzareti break down all things Phoenix while previewing Championship Weekend in Homestead. With wins last weekend at ISM Raceway, Kyle Busch, Christopher Bell and Brett Moffitt punched their tickets to battle for a championship in the Cup, XFINITY and Truck series, respectively. Collectively, we break down the Cup …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Championship 4 Clinch Scenarios for Phoenix

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When the checkered flag flies Friday night (Nov. 9) over ISM Raceway in Phoenix, four drivers will know they’ve got the chance to race for the championship when the series visits Homestead-Miami Speedway to close out the year. GMS Racing teammates Johnny Sauter and Justin Haley have the least amount of pressure on them heading …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Sweeps Stages, Dominates at Martinsville

Johnny Sauter 2018 Texas Roadhouse 200 Race

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In a Nutshell: It was a bit strange when Johnny Sauter turned the eighth-quickest lap in qualifying for Saturday’s (Oct. 27) Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Superspeedway. He made short work of getting to the front and went on to dominate much of the race before scoring the win. Following a lap 37 caution and polesitter …

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Johnny Sauter Becomes All-Time Truck Winner at Martinsville

Johnny Sauter 2018 Texas Roadhouse 200 Victory Lane

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Apparently, three grandfather clocks were not enough for Johnny Sauter. The 2016 Camping World Truck Series champion won the Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway on Friday afternoon (Oct. 27) for his fourth win at the paperclip. Sauter breaks a tie with Dennis Setzer, Mike Skinner and Kevin Harvick for the most wins at the …

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Kyle Larson Penalized for Damaged Vehicle Policy Violation

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On Wednesday (Oct. 17), NASCAR released the weekly penalty report.  This week, the sanctioning body came down on Kyle Larson.  On Sunday, Larson blew a left rear tire on the backstretch and spun on lap 104.  Repairs were made to the CreditOne Chevrolet and Larson continued, eventually finishing 11th. In post-race inspection, it was discovered that …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the Drivers Who Made the Round of 6 After Talladega

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Brett Moffitt (Photo: Christian Koelle)

A wild and crazy NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend set the Round of 6, as drivers inch ever closer to the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Every single playoff driver encountered some sort of issue throughout the race, and when the checkered flag flew, the championship battle was reduced …

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Friday Faceoff: Who’s in Playoff Danger?

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Brad Keselowski’s third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win in a row on Sunday from Las Vegas Motor Speedway gives him an automatic bid to the Round of 12. Has his hot streak put him in the conversation as somebody that can truly challenge for the championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway? Mark Howell: There’s no better time …

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Johnny Sauter, Riley Herbst Pace Vegas Truck Practices

Nascar Camping World Truck Series

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Johnny Sauter and Riley Herbst led Thursday’s two practices for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the second race of the 2018 CWTS playoffs. Sauter put his GMS Racing Chevrolet on top of the leaderboard in the first practice with a top speed of 175.718 mph. …

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