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4 Burning Questions: How Crash-Filled Will Daytona Be?

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Who will become the 2018 Daytona 500 champion? It’s hard to pick a winner in any NASCAR race, let alone a restrictor plate race. There are literally 35-36 cars in the 40-car field that can stay in the draft and have a decent shot at winning as long as they can make it to the …

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Johnny Sauter Leads Final Truck Series Practice at Daytona

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After placing second and third in the opening two Camping World Truck Series practice sessions at Daytona, Johnny Sauter soared to the top in final practice at 182.197 mph. The No. 21 truck was .013 seconds ahead of Clay Greenfield, who turned a lap of 182.149 mph. Two-time series Matt Crafton turned the third quickest …

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Tracking the Trucks: Chase Briscoe Scores 1st Career Win at Homestead-Miami Speedway

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In a Nutshell: Chase Briscoe put on a clinic at Homestead-Miami Speedway as he took the checkered flag ahead of Christopher Bell to score his first career win. Starting on the pole, the driver of the No. 29 Ford led a race-high 81 of 134 laps en route to Victory Lane. Johnny Sauter, Ryan Truex, …

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Successful Season for Johnny Sauter Despite Runner-Up Championship Finish

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Prior to the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Johnny Sauter had momentum. Winning the last two races heading into the championship, the No. 21 team of GMS Racing appeared poised for back-to-back titles in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. But a second straight championship just wasn’t in the cards. Friday night, the No. …

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Johnny Sauter Leads Opening Trucks Homestead Practice

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A nice way to start the weekend off for one of the Championship 4 contenders for the Camping World Truck Series title. Johnny Sauter, who advanced to the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway with back-to-back race wins in 2017, led opening practice Friday morning at 32.023 seconds (168.629 mph.) Kaz Grala was second quickest, only …

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Johnny Sauter Returning to GMS Racing in 2018

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On the morning of possibly claiming their second consecutive Camping World Truck Series championship together, GMS Racing announced it has signed Johnny Sauter for the 2018 season. In 2016, Sauter and GMS Racing kicked off their partnership by winning the season-opening race at Daytona. The No. 21 went to Victory Lane twice during the playoffs en …

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Winning Back-to-Back Titles Would Be the Ultimate for Johnny Sauter

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Last season, Johnny Sauter was the Camping World Truck Series title favorite. He won a pair of races in the playoffs heading into the championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Fast forward a year later and the NASCAR veteran appears primed to do it again. Earning back-to-back victories, at Texas and Phoenix, Sauter enters the season finale …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Goes Back-to-Back With Phoenix Win

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In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter took his second straight win when he beat John Hunter Nemechek to the checkered flag in the Lucas Oil 150 Friday night at Phoenix Raceway. The driver of the No. 21 Chevrolet took advantage of a two-lap shootout after teammates Noah Gragson and Christopher Bell brought out the third red …

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Johnny Sauter Wins Wild Lucas Oil 150, Championship 4 Decided

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Two drivers battled it out in the end for the victory but, those two weren’t the ones everyone were expecting. After making contact with his teammate Noah Gragson, Christopher Bell lost the race he had absolutely dominated after he hit the wall. Bell’s pit stop meant that the race came down to Johnny Sauter and John …

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Pace Laps: Erik Jones, Johnny Sauter Tackle Texas & GT Challenge Faces Major Change

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Keselowski Effort Still Not Enough at Texas – After failing to win the “must-win” race at Martinsville last weekend, Brad Keselowski watched his playoff hopes almost go flat today as his tire went down on the first lap of the AAA Texas 500. The puncture could have put his chances at …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Punches Championship Ticket at Texas

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In A Nutshell: Johnny Sauter took the lead with 13 laps to go when John Hunter Nemechek ran out of fuel.  From there, the defending Camping World Truck Series champion held off Austin Cindric to take his third win of the season.  The victory locks him into the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in two …

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Johnny Sauter Punches Ticket to Homestead with Victory at Texas

Nascar Camping World Truck Series Jag Metals 350 Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Tx Usa Friday 3 November 2017 Johnny Sauter, Ismconnect Chevrolet Silverado, Celebrates In Victory Lane. World Copyright: John K Harrelson Nkp

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On Friday night, Johnny Sauter became the first driver to secure his spot in the Camping World Truck Series Championship 4 while earning his second straight victory in the JAG Metals 350 at Texas Motor Speedway. The last time Sauter visited Texas Victory Lane in the series, he would go on to secure his first …

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