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By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Niece Motorsports has signed NASCAR Next alumnus Kyle Benjamin for seven NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races. Benjamin’s first opportunity behind the wheel of the No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado will be Texas Motor Speedway June 7. He will also pilot the flagship Niece Motorsports truck at Iowa Speedway, World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, Pocono Raceway, Michigan International Speedway, Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, and Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Easley, SC native has two starts in the Truck Series. Both of Benjamin’s starts came at Martinsville SpeedwayRead More

Posted On February 27, 2019By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Up to Speed: Strat 200 Preview

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After two tough race weekends in a row, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series moves on to Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Austin Hill is still the only driver locked into the Playoffs after Kyle Busch earned a record-breaking win at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Drivers still playing catch up, the draft, and Kyle Busch in the field once again are some of the storylines heading into the Strat 200. Coverage for the Strat 200 is scheduled to start Friday night at 9:00 p.m. ET. A secondRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After the events of Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series is ready to get running at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Austin Hill earned his first-career victory last weekend and locked himself into the Playoffs. Daytona set two records, fewest trucks to finish, and the longest race for the Truck Series in mileage. Drivers playing catch up, an old, worn racing surface, inclement weather, and tire wear are just some of the storylines heading into the Ultimate Tailgating 200. Coverage for the Ultimate TailgatingRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – You could call Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 a battle of attrition, but that wouldn’t do justice to the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season opener. It was more like a long, full-blown war. In a race at Daytona International Speedway that saw a record 11 cautions, a record 55 caution laps and just nine of 32 trucks running at the finish, Austin Hill took the checkered flag on the 11th lap of NASCAR overtime to win for the firstRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Former NextEra Energy Resources 250 winner Timothy Peters will start off the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series with a ride at Niece Motorsports. Last fall’s Talladega winner will pilot the No. 44 Chevrolet Silverado in the opening three races of the season (Daytona, Atlanta and Las Vegas). Additionally, Friends of Jaclyn Foundation will sponsor the 11-time series winner’s truck, with a goal of bringing awareness and improving children’s lives who are battling pediatric brain tumor and other childhood cancers. Adopt-A-Child, Safe on the Sidelines and GuardianRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The 24th season of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has concluded, and it’ll go down as one of more storytelling seasons. From emerging drivers to heartbreaking losses, 2018 had its share of moments, and we’ll tackle 10 of them as the year winds down. Today, we look at Part One of the best moments of the season in the Truck Series. Lapped Traffic Enrages Johnny Sauter Known to be competitive and vocal, Johnny Sauter was far from pleased with DGR-Crosley’s Bo LeMastus, who felt that heRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won 14 of the 19 races so far in the 2018 season. For the 20thrace of the season, the Series heads to the Martinsville Speedway. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, stage racing, the threat of inclement weather, and the Playoffs are just some of the storylines heading into the 20thrace of the season at Martinsville. Coverage for the Texas Roadhouse 200 is scheduled to start Saturday at 1:00 p.m. ET. Martinsville Speedway isRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service TALLADEGA, Ala. – Racing for just the fourth time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season, Timothy Peters fought off a block from Noah Gragson on the final lap of the Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega Superspeedway to become the first three-time winner at the 2.66-mile track. Driving in the last of his three events for GMS Racing, Peters started a move to the outside of Gragson’s Toyota on the backstretch. When Gragson moved up to block, Peters stayed in the gas, andRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor TALLADEGA, Ala. – David Gilliland showed the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series field how it’s done in qualifying for Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega, putting his No. 51 Toyota on the pole with a lap of 53.032 seconds, 180.570 mph. In addition to winning the pole, Gilliland had a new member of the family in tow, Winston, the family dog, who was adopted by the Gilliland family earlier in the week. “It’s a very special weekend,” said Gilliland. “Obviously a weekend that we’ll remember forever withRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won 14 of the 18 races so far in the 2018 season. For the 19th race and first elimination race of the season, the Series heads to the unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, stage racing, the threat of elimination and the Playoffs are just some of the storylines heading into the 19th race of the season at Talladega. Coverage for the Fr8Auctions 250 is scheduled to start Saturday at 1:00 p.m. ET.Read More