Gander Outdoors Truck Series

By David Morgan, Associate Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After coming within inches of scoring his first career win in the NASCAR Gander RV and Outdoors Series, one would expect Jordan Anderson to be disappointed to have come so close only to have to settle for a runner-up finish instead. But it was exactly the opposite for the Forest Acres, South Carolina native after he climbed from his No. 3 Chevrolet following a photo finish Friday night at Daytona International Speedway. “You don’t get the opportunity to go for the winRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Niece Motorsport’s Natalie Decker was grinning widely before she even arrived at the many microphones and reporters ready to interview the Wisconsin driver following her historical run in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season-opener Friday night at Daytona International Speedway. Decker, 22, of Eagle River, Wisc., finished fifth in Friday’s NextEra Energy 250 – the highest ever finish for a female driver in series history; a fact that even she wasn’t aware of when she first approachedRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Grant Enfinger held off charging Jordan Anderson on the final lap of overtime Friday night at Daytona International Speedway to win the NextEra Energy 250 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race by .010 seconds. Enfinger got his shot at the win after a massive wreck on Lap 98 of a scheduled 100 took out his ThorSport Racing teammate, Ben Rhodes, and a baker’s dozen of other contenders. Enfinger had the lead for a restart on Lap 105, butRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The transition from dirt to asphalt is an ultimate night-and-day difference for a race car driver. It’s definitely the case for World of Outlaws star David Gravel, who will be making his stock car racing debut in Saturday’s Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona International Speedway. Gravel will drive KBR Development’s No. 28 Chevrolet Accessories Chevrolet in the ARCA Menards Series where he was second fastest in last month’s testing. His personal beset was 49.659 seconds, just 0.444 seconds off Dominique Van Wieringen’sRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the first time in over a decade, Jeff Hammond will be on top of the pit box in a NASCAR national touring series. Clay Greenfield Motorsports announced Tuesday on SiriusXM NASCAR that the driver-owner will have Hammond as crew chief for at least eighth Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races this season. On tonight's #LateShift with @JackOnSports & @HollywoodJeff, #NASCAR Truck Series owner/driver @claygreenfield joined the show, and announced a two-time Cup Series championship winning crew chief will return to the pit box forRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the first time in nearly 20 years, Bill McAnally will field a NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series entry as it was announced Monday that he and businessman Bill Hilgemann formed McAnally-Hilgemann Racing with K&N West champion Derek Kraus running the No. 19 Toyota Tundra on a full-time basis. Kraus ruled the regional level where in 2019 alone, he scored seven Pro Series wins (five in the West) and brought McAnally its ninth series title. Calling the shots for the Stratford, Wisconsin native willRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Entering their 16th season in NASCAR, Front Row Motorsports announced Monday they’ll be tackling the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series for the first time with Todd Gilliland running on a full-time basis. Gilliland will pilot the No. 38 Ford F-150 as part of an alliance with DGR-Crosley, co-owned by none other than Todd’s father, David Gilliland. Jon Leonard will be his crew chief and Coleman Pressley will be on top of the spotters stand. The 19-year-old said he’s really looking forward to run with aRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer NASCAR announced Tuesday drastic changes on its pit procedures during both Xfinity and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series standalone races (seven total). This immediate effect impacts tracks such as Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (May 30), Iowa Speedway (July 13 and August 1) and Road America (August 8) for Xfinity. As for Trucks, it’ll be Iowa (June 12), World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway (August 21) and Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (September 6), the latter of the two venues are hosts to the first two RoundRead More