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By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Sheldon Creed won his second NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race in the last three weeks, holding off former series champion Brett Moffitt by a mere .881-second to take the trophy in Sunday afternoon’s CarShield 200 Presented by CK Power at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. It was the 22-year old Californian’s third career win and significantly, his second victory in the season’s three-race Triple Truck Challenge just this month, which earned him a $150,000 bonus payday. Sunday’s victory did notRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Familiar faces will be the norm for GMS Racing’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series program as they announced at Martinsville Speedway Friday their 2020 plans. Current full-time drivers Brett Moffitt (No. 24) and Sheldon Creed (No. 2) will retain their Chevrolet Silverado rides while newly crowned K&N Pro Series East champion Sam Mayer (No. 21) will run six races next season. Moffitt is currently among the six playoff drivers eyeing on making the Championship 4 as a win in Saturday’s NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 willRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent BRISTOL, Tenn. – The playoff drivers in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series swept both practices for the Food City 200. Tyler Ankrum was fastest in the first session at Bristol Motor Speedway. The David Gilliland Racing – Crosley Group driver ran a 15.178 second, 126.420 MPH lap in the No. 17 May’s Hawaii Toyota Tundra. Ross Chastain was second fastest, with a 15.249 second, 125.831 MPH lap. Matt Crafton, Raphael Lessard, and Brett Moffitt rounded out the top-five. The rest of the top-10 includedRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent GMS Racing’s Sam Mayer will make his NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series debut at Bristol Motor Speedway. The 16-year-old will drive the No. 21 ManpowerCroup Chevrolet Silverado in three races starting with the UNOH 200 at Bristol. Mayer will also compete at Martinsville Speedway and ISM Raceway. He will also compete in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Busch’s Beans 150 at the 0.500-mile track. Mayer has one start at the ‘Last Great Colosseum’ in K&N Pro competition. He led every lap on route toRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Chevy Racing now has its own driver development program, Drivers Edge Development, run by GMS Racing and JR Motorsports. Discussions about the program began 11 months ago. NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers Noah Gragson and Zane Smith, along with Response Energy CARS Late Model Stock Tour driver Adam Lemke will represent JR Motorsports. Representing GMS Racing will be Xfinity Series driver John Hunter Nemechek, and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series drivers Sam Mayer and Sheldon Creed. Mayer will also compete in the ARCA Racing Series andRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer NEWTON, Iowa— Sam Mayer’s year started by being named to JR Motorsports’ championship-winning Late Model program and his motorsports career took the next step on Saturday at Iowa Speedway with his ARCA Racing Series debut. Mayer qualified the No. 40 MDM Motorsports Toyota in the 10th position and brought the car home with a 10th-place finish. Mayer gained a couple of positions in the early going as the first third of the race was run under green flag conditions. After the first trip down pit road,Read More