Triple Truck Challenge Debuts at Texas with $500k Up for Grabs

FORT WORTH, TX – MARCH 29: Johnny Sauter, driver of the #13 Tenda Heal Ford, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Vankor 350 at Texas Motor Speedway on March 29, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series drivers will compete for more than a cowboy hat in this weekend’s 400 at Texas Motor Speedway (Friday, June 7 at 9 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), in this season’s first round of the Triple Truck Challenge.

The ‘Triple Truck Challenge’ is new to the series this season, the special bonus program takes place at three consecutive races – Texas Motor Speedway (June 7), Iowa Speedway (June 15) and World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway (June 22). All drivers earning series points are eligible and drivers who win one of the three races receive a $50,000 bonus.

2019 Triple Truck Challenge Format Rundown:

  • The winner of each of the three events (Texas, Iowa, Gateway) will receive a $50,000 bonus.
  • If a driver wins two of the three events, they will be awarded the $50,000 bonus per race and an additional $50,000 bringing the total bonus winnings to $150,000. 
  • If a driver wins all three events, he/she will be crowned the Triple Truck Challenge champion and will receive an additional $300,000, bringing the total to $500,000 in prize money.