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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 AVONDALE, Arizona — Cool, calm and extremely focused is 18-year-old Derek Kraus, who is set to run double duty in both the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series and K&N Pro Series West at ISM Raceway. The Stratford, Wisconsin native will be making his fourth Truck Series start of 2019 for Bill McAnally Racing’s No. 19 ENEOS Toyota Tundra. A year ago, Kraus made his series debut at Phoenix where he started and finished eighth. Kraus said there are things that he’ll be able to carry fromRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the first time in his career, Justin Haley will compete in the complete NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule. Haley, who was too young to compete at Daytona and Atlanta last year, will return to GMS Racing for the 2018 Truck Series season. The 18-year-old will once again have the Fraternal Order of Eagles as the primary sponsor of his No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado. In 2017 Haley scored three top-five and 12 top-10 finishes. His best career finish came at Kentucky Speedway when heRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After finishing third in the 2017 Advance Auto Parts Clash, Alex Bowman was unsure what the rest of his 2017 NASCAR season would hold. At the same time, GMS Racing needed a driver to fill-in for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookie JJ Haley who will not be 18 years old, and eligible on all NASCAR tracks until after the Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Bowman now has the opportunity as he will fill-in for Haley and pilot the No. 24 FraternalRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Martin Truex Jr. and Cole Pearn have started the season off with a second place finish in the Daytona 500, but many were wondering how severe penalties would be for the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team, after they failed pre-qualifying inspection, and were unable to make it back to the grid in time to take a qualifying lap because of a roof flap issue. Wednesday afternoon, NASCAR released the post-race penalty report for Daytona, and the No. 78 team has received a P2 penalty. As a result, PearnRead More