Chevrolet Silverado 250 Tag

By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Past NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races on the historical and scenic Canadian Tire Motorsport Park road course have ended in hot tempers and dramatic last lap passes. By comparison, Brett Moffitt’s 5.160-second victory in Sunday’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 looked like a drive in the Park. The current series championship leader earned his second playoff win in as many 2019 playoff races with the largest Margin of Victory in the race’s seven-year history over one of the very best road course racers in theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After a disastrous start, Stewart Friesen salvaged a top-10 finish at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series playoff driver battled his championship rivals throughout the run to the finish. Friesen’s No. 52 Halmar International Chevrolet Silverado battled Austin Hill, Johnny Sauter, Ross Chastain, and Tyler Ankrum throughout the final 14 laps. Friesen was the fastest in his pack of five playoff drivers. He hounded fellow series regular Harrison Burton as he attempted to gap his playoff rivals. Friesen appeared to haveRead More

Posted On August 22, 2019By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Playoff Pressure Follows Gander Trucks to Canada

By NASCAR Wire Service With the opening race of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoffs behind them, the eight drivers contending for the title head to the lone road course on the series schedule this weekend for the seventh annual Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday, August 25 (2:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Brett Moffitt is sitting pretty as the Gander Trucks head north of the border – he opened the postseason with a win at Bristol Motor SpeedwayRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent David Gilliland Racing – Crosley Group welcomes Raphaël Lessard back to the team for two NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races. Réseau Dynamique will sponsor Lessard’s Toyota Tundras in the M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General Store at Iowa Speedway and the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Motorsports Park. TheSt.-Joseph de Beauce, Quebec native made his Truck Series debut with Kyle Busch Motorsports at Martinsville Speedway earlier this season. In two truck starts so far this season, Lessard’s best finish is 11th at Dover International Speedway.Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Fans can always expect a blurred line of clean or dirty racing on the final lap, especially in the treacherous Turn 10, of just about every trip the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park has made since 2013. In all but two finishes, especially the last three editions, fans have been mostly outraged on the outcomes, including myself. Noah Gragson simply ran into his Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Todd Gilliland, and snatched him of a maiden series win. Worse of all,Read More
By Alex Gallacher, NASCAR Wire Service BOWMANVILLE, Ont. — The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series made the annual trip to Canada to open up their 2018 Playoffs at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Despite missing the 2018 Playoffs, Todd Gilliland seemed almost destined to win his first career truck series race Sunday at CTMP. Taking the lead on Lap 53 from Johnny Sauter, it was smooth sailing for Gilliland, until a late race caution set up a thrilling NASCAR Overtime battle with his Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate and Playoff driver Noah Gragson.Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer A move of desperation on the last lap, in the last corner, ended with Noah Gragson and his Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate, Todd Gilliland, spinning in front of the field. With the Chevrolet Silverado 250 the first race of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs, a win meant Gragson could have advanced into the Round of Six. In a move that mirrored an incident between Chase Elliott and Ty Dillon at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in 2013, Gragson dove beneath Gilliland in turn 10.Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Entering the Chevrolet Silverado 250, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series veteran Matt Crafton finds himself in an unfamiliar position. Crafton was the last driver to make the 2018 Playoffs after finishing in the top-five in the Championship Standings every year since 2013. The two-time Truck Series Champion last visited victory lane at Eldora Speedway in 2017. Crafton’s current 28-race winless streak is his longest since going winless for 39 races from mid-2011 through early-2013. The 2018 Playoffs begin at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, a trackRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the 17th race of the season, the series travels North of the border to begin the 2018 Playoffs at the 2.459-mile Canadian Tire Motorsports Park for the Chevrolet Silverado 250. Road course ringers, teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, the possibility of racing in the rain, stage racing, and the Playoffs are just some of the storylines heading into the 17th race of the season at Mosport. Coverage for the Chevrolet Silverado 250 is scheduled to start Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET.Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  Adding to a season of firsts for Jesse Iwuji, the United States Navy Lieutenant will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in the Chevrolet Silverado 250. Lt. Iwuji will pilot the No. 34 BBMC Mortgage / Zulu Audio / SHITI Coolers Chevrolet Silverado for Reaume Brothers Racing at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Although Lt. Iwuji has never competed at the 2.459-mile, 10-Turn road course, he has five road course starts in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. His best road course finish, 12th, came atRead More