Dalton Sargeant Tag

By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor The cockpit of the No. 25 truck for GMS Racing will see a new driver this weekend in Canada as the team announced Wednesday that Dalton Sargeant will no longer drive for the team for the remainder of the season. “Due to a unfortunate circumstance with Sargeant Motorsports, Dalton Sargeant will no longer compete with GMS Racing full-time in the Truck Series for the remainder of the 2018 season,” Mike Beam, President of GMS Racing said in a statement. “Until the issue is resolved, Spencer (Gallagher)Read More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service LONG POND, Pa. – In his last start of the season, Kyle Busch got the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory he coveted most. Holding off a charge from Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Erik Jones—who started the race in place of ailing Noah Gragson—Busch, the pole winner, powered his No. 51 Toyota across the finish line 1.469 seconds ahead of Jones’ No. 18 to win the Gander Outdoors 150 at Pocono Raceway. The number “51” had added significance on Saturday. In winning for the secondRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The worst feeling in the world for race car driver is being forced to sit out a race, especially just hours before the green flag drops. This was the case for Noah Gragson, who wasn’t medically cleared to compete in Saturday’s Gander Outdoors 150 at Pocono Raceway in due to flu-like symptoms. Gragson had battled a stomach bug the past few days and it initially didn’t stop the 20-year-old from being fastest during Friday’s practice session. However, just before qualifying this morning, he required medicalRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Although NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Dalton Sargeant earned his career-best finish at Pocono Raceway, he was best in class. Sargeant finished third, behind two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers in the Gander Outdoors 150. Sargeant restarted in the final stage in the lead in his No. 25 Performance Plus Motor Oil Chevrolet Silverado. However, he was unable to hold off eventual race-winner Kyle Busch, and Erik Jones, who was filling in for an ill Noah Gragson. After several laps, Sargeant broke awayRead 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
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Outside pole sitter Dalton Sargeant was poised for a turnaround, running inside the top-five for much of the night to keep his playoff hopes alive. That all changed on the 60th lap when a battle for third went awry, as Sargeant’s No. 25 Performance Plus Motor Oil Chevrolet Silverado ended up with the short straw in Friday’s Overton’s 225 at Chicagoland Speedway in Jolliet, Illinois. Exiting Turn 1, Sargeant was in a tight three-wide battle for third, battling against John Hunter Nemechek and Stewart Friesen.Read More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer MADISON, Ill. — Last season, Dalton Sargeant went to victory lane three times and recorded 10 top-five results in the ARCA Racing Series en route to a second-place finish in the championship standings. His rookie campaign in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2018 started with two top-ten finishes in the first three races, but it’s been a struggle since then for Sargeant and his No. 25 GMS Racing team. The struggle continued on Saturday night at Gateway Motorsports Park during the Villa LightingRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Atlanta Motor Speedway, a Kyle Busch Motorsports truck piloted by Christopher Bell dominated the weekend, winning the pole, both stages and the race. The boss of KMB looks to repeat the feat, as Kyle Busch took the top spot for Saturday afternoon’s Active Pest Control 200. Busch put down a lap at 179.743 mph (30.844) in the No. 4 Toyota to earn the 19th pole of his Truck Series career. It’s the second pole of theRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — While he may just be in a fill-in role until his son Todd turns 18, David Gilliland is making good use of the Kyle Busch Motorsports horsepower at his disposal by winning the pole for Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona. Gilliland, the 2007 Daytona 500 polesitter, was the fastest in the first round of qualifying and backed it up in the second round with a lap of 49.017 seconds, 183.610 mph, to score his first career pole inRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Another piece of GMS Racing’s 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series line-up has been fallen into place. NASCAR Next alumni Dalton Sargeant will drive the No. 25 Chevrolet Silverado. Sargeant joins Niece Motorsports’ Justin Fontaine as part of the 2018 Truck Series Rookie Class. Sargeant has six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts to date with two top-10 finishes. He also has 35 ARCA Racing Series starts. In ARCA competition, Sargeant has four victories, 20 top-fives, 30 top-10s, and one pole position. In his onlyRead More