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By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After two full seasons in the ARCA Racing Series, Gus Dean will move up the racing ladder to the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2019 to run full-time for Young’s Motorsports. The Bluffton, S.C. native will pilot the No. 12 LG Air Technologies Chevrolet Silverado, joining teammate Spencer Boyd at the three-truck organization. LG will be the primary sponsor of a minimum of eight races for Dean. The 24-year-old will also have long-time partner Baker Distributing joining him in the Truck Series. Jeff Stankiewicz,Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer David Gilliland Racing – CROSLEY Group’s driver development program will expand with the addition of Natalie Decker in 2019. Decker will make starts in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, ARCA Racing Series, and NASCAR K&N Pro Series. Decker will make her Truck Series debut with backing from her long-time sponsor, N29 Technologies, LLC. The Eagle River, WI native spent the previous two seasons in ARCA, amassing two top-five and 11 top-10 finishes in 27 starts. Decker turned heads earning a pole position in theRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Next Alumnus Harrison Burton will compete in his first full-time season with Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Until his 18th birthday a few weeks ago, the son of NASCAR on NBC Driver Analyst Jeff Burton, has been limited to starts at tracks 1.250-miles and smaller in length in the Truck Series. Harrison Burton will take control of the No. 18 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota Tundra, currently driven by Noah Gragson. Safelite AutoGlass will be sponsoring 19 races on the No. 18.Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The first set of major news since NASCAR’s announcement of taking over ARCA in 2020 on April 27 was set in stone at Dover International Speedway in Delaware Saturday, and it mostly impacts the K&N Pro Series. Starting in 2020, a framework between ARCA and NASCAR’s regional series indicated that it’ll have a four-series model that’ll not only keep its series roots, but also an all-star type series which drivers can compete. Both K&N East and West will downsize from 14 races to 6-8, competing atRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer On the cusp of winning the ARCA Racing Series championship, and fresh off a triumphant victory in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dirt Race Sept. 13, GMS Racing announced Tuesday that Sheldon Creed will run the final four Camping World Truck Series races in the brand new No. 28 Chevrolet Silverado. The 20-year-old, who has a diverse background in racing that goes from stock cars to the X-Games, said it’s going to be a learning curve of handlingRead More

Posted On August 21, 2018By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Climbing the Ladder: Riley Herbst

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with Joe Gibbs Racing’s Riley Herbst at Bristol Motor Speedway. The 19-year-old is the driver of the No. 18 NOS / ORCA Coolers / Advance Auto Parts Toyota Camry in the ARCA Racing Series. Herbst won the 2017 Scott Rookie of the Year Award in ARCA. Herbst is currently third in ARCA’s Championship Points Standings, 410-Points behind Sheldon Creed. The Las Vegas, NV native has also competed with DGR – Crosley Group and KyleRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Last year’s POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series Champion Logan Seavey will make his ARCA Racing Series debut on the dirt at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, IL. The 21-year-old will pilot the No. 20 Craftsman Toyota Camry for Venturini Motorsports at both dirt tracks, Springfield and DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. Of the teams’ 48 victories, four have come on dirt, most recently with Tom Hessert III at DuQuoin in 2016. The Toyota Racing Development driver drove for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the Eldora DirtRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Despite having one of the most dominant cars, Todd Gilliland ended up sixth after Mother Nature ended the ModSpace 150 early. Gilliland’s top-10 at Pocono Raceway was the third ARCA Racing Series event in which he appeared to have a race-winning car but failed to entered victory lane this season. Gilliland lost the lead on a lap-15 restart to eventual winner Zane Smith. The caution waved before he could reclaim the top position. His DGR-Crosley Group team elected to bring the No. 54 Frontline EnterprisesRead More

Posted On July 16, 2018By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Climbing the Ladder: Justin Haley

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with GMS Racing driver Justin Haley at Kentucky Speedway. Haley is a 19-year-old NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver. He drives the No. 24 Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet Silverado. Haley is campaigning for the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship. He is locked into the 2018 Playoffs via his win at Gateway Motorsports Park. Seth Eggert: How did you first become interested in motorsports? Justin Haley: “I first started getting an interest inRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer SPARTA, Ky. – For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with GMS Racing’s Dalton Sargeant. Sargeant is a 20-year-old that drives the No. 25 Performance Plus Motor Oil Chevrolet Silverado in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Sargeant is competing for both the Driver’s Championship as well as Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors. He currently sits 11thin the Championship Standings, and second in the Rookie Standings. Seth Eggert: How did you become interested in Motorsports? Dalton Sargeant: “I grew up watchingRead More