NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The first year of being a team owner was an adventurous one for Jordan Anderson. Traveling back and forth across the country, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver encountered both success and some crazy events along the way. The 2018 season marked Anderson’s fourth year as a driver in the Truck Series. For the first time, he competed in 22 of the 23 scheduled races, up from 20 in 2017. Anderson also had Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran Ryan Newman behind the wheelRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  After running part-time in 2018, Chad Finley Racing will attempt to run the entire 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. Team co-owner Chad Finley and part-time Series driver Robby Lyons will make up a part of the driving line-up for the No. 42 Chevrolet Silverado. In 2018, the organization ran five races, two under the CFR banner, and three in conjunction with Reaume Brothers Racing. Finley earned the teams’ best finish, as well as his career best, sixth, in their 2018 debut at GatewayRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the first time since Johnny Benson a decade ago, the defending NASCAR Truck Series champion won’t defend their title with the team they won the championship. That’s the case for Brett Moffitt, who won’t be returning to Hattori Racing Enterprises in 2019 as announced Wednesday via statement by Shige Hattori, and it’s an absolute crushing blow to not just Moffitt, but the state of NASCAR. “We are extremely proud of what we achieved with Brett and winning the championship together,” said Hattori. “Our organization’s relationshipRead 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 David Morgan, NASCAR Editor TALLADEGA, Ala. – Starting in 2019, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway will have a new sponsor as Sugarlands Distilling Company, LLC. – namely their Sugarlands Shine brand – will come on board for the Sugarlands Shine 250 on October 12. The race will once again serve as the cut-off race for the first round of the Truck Series Playoffs and will be the first official race to take place following the track’s $50 million “Transformation” project. “Sugarlands is a natural fitRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor In following with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule that was released back in April, NASCAR unveiled the 2019 schedules for both the NASCAR Xfinity Series and the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series on Wednesday. While most of the schedule remains the same for next season, there are a couple of notable changes, mostly on the Truck Series side. The series had been finishing off their season with three straight tripleheaders at Texas, Phoenix, and Homestead, but starting next year, their November date at TexasRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor After a nine year run as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, the third-tier NASCAR series will have new branding in 2019, as Gander Outdoors will become the featured sponsor for the series, changing the name to the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Taking over from Craftsman in 2009, Camping World has served as the series sponsor ever since, with the company re-upping with NASCAR for an additional seven years in 2014 to keep their sponsorship running through 2022. With Gander Outdoors, formerly known asRead More