Race Weekend Central

Tracking the Trucks: Stewart Friesen Snags 1st Career Win at Eldora Speedway

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In a Nutshell: After finishing runner-up six times in his career, Stewart Friesen finally scored his first career win Thursday night at Eldora Speedway. “Oh man, thank you to all the race fans that stuck with us,” Friesen said in victory lane. “Today, this is the day. This is the week. Thanks to everybody. This …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ross Chastain Scores Dominant 3rd Victory at Pocono Raceway

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In a Nutshell: Ross Chastain scored his third win of the 2019 season with a dominant performance in the Gander RV 150 at Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon, July 27. He dedicated his victory to late Kaulig Racing crew chief Nick Harrison, who died suddenly last weekend at the age of 37. “I know we were …

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It’s Win or Go Home in Playoff Crapshoot for Truck Rookie Sheldon Creed

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Tyler Ankrum looked awfully relaxed in the media center this Friday afternoon during availability after NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series practice Friday at Pocono Raceway, one race removed from his upset victory at Kentucky Speedway. One seat over, Sheldon Creed was a little less so, though you’d never know it from his demeanor. Entering race …

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Tyler Ankrum Scores 1st Career Truck Series Win at Kentucky Speedway

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Tyler Ankrum took advantage of Brett Moffitt’s empty fuel tank and scored his first career Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory in Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Motor Speedway. He led a race-high 40 laps along the way. “Honestly, I wasn’t even really listening. I was just driving my rear-end off,” …

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Chandler Smith, Sheldon Creed Top Truck Practices at Iowa

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The Gander Outdoors Truck Series teams prepared their trucks in two practice sessions Saturday (June 15) before the M&MS 200 at Iowa Speedway. Chandler Smith and Sheldon Creed led the way in each session. Practice 1 Kyle Busch Motorsports and GMS Racing took half of the top 10 spots in the first practice session. Smith, …

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ARCA Preview: General Tire 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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The ARCA Menards Series heads to the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday for the General Tire 150. It’ll be the second straight visit to the speedway and 21st ARCA race. ARCA debuted at Charlotte in 1996 with Tim Steele earning the first three victories. Drivers like Adam Petty, Ryan Newman, Kerry Earnhardt, Frank Kimmel, and …

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Sheldon Creed Joins JR Motorsports For Xfinity Debut at Daytona

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For the second straight superspeedway race, JR. Motorsports will be having a fresh face behind the wheel. Sheldon Creed, a regular in the Gander Outdoor Truck Series, will be making his Xfinity Series debut at Daytona International Speedway for JR Motorsports in the Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 5. Creed, the reigning …

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Sheldon Creed, Brennan Poole Lead Charlotte Truck Series Practices

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Rookie Sheldon Creed and Brennan Poole led the two NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series practices Friday morning (May 17) ahead of the North Carolina Education 200. The first session, measuring 50 minutes in length, saw all trucks entered take to the track, with exception to Camden Murphy‘s No. 8 Chevrolet, which was notably absent. Creed …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Earns 3 in a Row With JEGS 200 Dover Win

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In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter scored his third consecutive win at Dover International Speedway Friday afternoon (May 3) as he edged polesitter Brett Moffitt by just over a half-second. The driver of the No. 13 Ford recovered from lost track position when he tried to save fuel early in stage three and couldn’t get the …

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Johnny Sauter Snags 3rd Consecutive Truck Victory at Dover

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ThorSport Racing’s Johnny Sauter was able to recover from a costly pit stop and his truck stalling under caution to pass Ben Rhodes for the lead with 30 laps to go.  From there, Sauter was able to hold off a charging Brett Moffitt to claim his 24th career Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory and his …

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Brett Moffitt Earns Dover NASCAR Truck Series Pole for 2019 JEGS 200

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Brett Moffitt turned a fast lap of 22.303 seconds to grab the pole for the 2019 JEGS 200 Friday night (May 3) at Dover International Speedway. The No. 24 Chevrolet truck turned a lap of 161.413 mph around the “Monster Mile,” about a mile-and-a-half faster than Johnny Sauter’s No. 13 truck. It’s Moffitt’s first pole …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy 250

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The newly re-branded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series opens its season on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway with the NextEra Energy Resources 250.  40 trucks are entered this weekend, meaning eight will go home after qualifying. There are many changes in the Truck Series this season, with several faces in new places. …

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