Trucks Category

By Jordan Bianchi, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – The schedules for NASCAR’s Xfinity Series and Gander Outdoor Truck Series will have a familiar look in 2020, with both also returning to a track that it had a previous longstanding association with but have not visited for more than a decade. The Xfinity Series will return to Martinsville Speedway for its first event there since 2006, a race that will be part of a triple-header weekend featuring all three of NASCAR’s national series. The Xfinity race will be held on SaturdayRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent  NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series regular Austin Wayne Self has been suspended indefinitely for violating NASCAR’s substance abuse policy. NASCAR announced on Monday via the penalty report that Self violated Section 12.1 (actions detrimental to stock-car racing) and Section 19 (NASCAR’s substance abuse policy) of the 2019 NASCAR Rule Book. This season, Self has competed in three of the five Truck Series events. He finished ninth in the season-opener at Daytona International Speedway. Self last competed for his father’s team at Las Vegas Motor Speedway inRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent NASCAR veteran Brennan Poole rebounded for his first top-10 finish in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. In a wild night Vankor 350, Poole avoided the carnage. His No. 30 Bad Boy Mowers Toyota Tundra bounced up and down the running order throughout the night. Poole narrowly avoided contact on the final restart. He quietly ran out the final laps to finish ninth. The 147-lap race was a ‘night and day’ difference for Poole compared to last weekend where he finished 29th at Martinsville Speedway. TheRead More
By Lee Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Texas — Kyle Busch continued his winning ways out west. Busch held off Stewart Friesen by 1.269-seconds for his fourth-consecutive NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory of the season and his fourth-career win at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch led a race-high 97 laps in the Vankor 350 en route to his 55th career series win and his 202nd among NASCAR’s top three national series. “Those guys were able to keep up with us just way too much throughout the night,” Busch said. “YouRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer In a compelling development, Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Thursday that 2000 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series champion Greg Biffle will make his first series start since Homestead in 2004, driving the No. 51 Toyota Tundra at Texas Motor Speedway June 7. Biffle was given the nod to run Busch’s truck in one of the practice sessions Thursday, in an attempt to get him back in the NASCAR swing of things after not competing in the sport since the 2016 Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead. At 49Read More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va. – A week after locking up his 200th NASCAR national series victory at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., Kyle Busch took the first step toward the next century mark. Holding off challenges from Ross Chastain and runner-up Ben Rhodes, Busch survived a late restart in winning Saturday’s TruNorth Global 250 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway. The race ended under a last-lap caution, after Reid Wilson’s No. 44 Chevrolet spun in Turn 4 and nosed toward the inside wall.Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Only one driver and team have finished every NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race inside the top-10 this season, Ross Chastain and Niece Motorsports. Chastain kept that streak alive in the TruNorth Global 250 at Martinsville Speedway with a fourth-place finish in the No. 45 TruNorth / Paul Jr Designs Chevrolet Silverado. In the process, the NASCAR Xfinity Series regular earned his first stage win in the Truck Series and battled eventual race winner Kyle Busch. The race ultimately came down to a three-lap sprintRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After two weeks off, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series is back in action at Martinsville Speedway. Austin Hill is still the only driver locked into the Playoffs after Kyle Busch has won the last two races. Drivers playing catch up, a huge rookie contingent, and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup drivers in the field once again are some of the storylines heading into the Martinsville 250. Austin Dillon, Bubba Wallace, and Kyle Busch are the only Cup drivers enter in Saturday’s race. Coverage for theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Age has its limits and rookie Tyler Ankrum was no different after sitting out the first three NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races because according to the NASCAR rulebook, he wasn’t eligible to compete at ovals bigger than a mile as he wasn’t 18-years-old until March 6th. A few weeks removed from finally turning magic age No. 18, last year’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion is set to make his first start of the season at Martinsville Speedway, driving the No. 17 Toyota Tundra forRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent A new team owned by journeyman driver Timmy Hill will make its’ NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series debut at Martinsville Speedway. Hill will split driving time with his brother, Tyler Hill. Hill Motorsports will run a limited schedule, 10 races, after Timmy Hill purchased two Chevrolet Silverados from the seemingly-defunct MDM Motorsports. Tyler Hill’s first start for the team will come at Dover International Speedway. Team owners Carl Long, who both of the Hill brothers have driven for, and Rick Ware, who Timmy Hill hasRead More