Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series is All Set for 2020

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 13: Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Mold Armor/Menards Ford, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Gander RV and Outdoors Truck Series NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

Only one time in its 20-year history has a driver won back-to-back NextEra Energy 250 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoor Truck Series races  – Todd Bodine in 2008-09. And with the stacked field set for Friday night’s season-opener, defending winner Austin Hill faces a mighty challenge.

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Talladega Wreaks Havoc on NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoff Picture

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA – OCTOBER 12: Spencer Boyd, driver of the #20 Alabama Roofing Professionals Chevrolet, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Sugarland Shine 250 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 12, 2019, in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

TALLADEGA, Ala. – As many anticipated it would be, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ Sugarland Shine 250 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway Saturday afternoon was full of drama, excitement and this weekend, a big impact on the 2019 championship outlook.

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Penalty to Johnny Sauter Makes a Talladega Winner of Spencer Boyd

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA – OCTOBER 12: Spencer Boyd, driver of the #20 Alabama Roofing Professionals Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Sugarland Shine 250 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 12, 2019, in Talladega, Alabama.
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TALLADEGA, Ala. – Johnny Sauter did a celebratory burnout. He collected the checkered flag from the flag stand at Talladega Superspeedway.

But Sauter didn’t win Saturday’s Sugarland Shine 250 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoff race at the 2.66-mile track. A penalty for blocking Riley Herbst below the yellow line in the final 200 yards of the event cost Sauter the victory and made an unlikely winner of Spencer Boyd.

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Johnny Sauter Enjoying his Return to Chicagoland Speedway.

JOLIET, ILLINOIS – JUNE 27: Johnny Sauter, driver of the #13 Tenda Heal Ford, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Camping World 225 at Chicagoland Speedway on June 27, 2019, in Joliet, Illinois. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

After sitting out the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race last weekend at Gateway, Johnny Sauter with ThorSport Racing is back on track at Chicagoland Speedway for the Camping World 225 on Friday night. Sauter’s hometown is just three hours north of Chicago in Necedah, Wisconsin. That means he has lots of family and friends surrounding him at a track that is special for a number of reasons.

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Iowa Speedway Welcomes the Triple Truck Challenge

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – JUNE 06: A detail view of The Trip logo for the Triple Truck Challenge during practice for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series SpeedyCash.com 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 06, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas.
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Triple Truck Challenge got off to a fast-paced, fully-dramatic start last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway with absolutely every reason to believe NASCAR’s Gander Outdoors Truck Series drivers will bring that same frenetic pace to Iowa Speedway for Round 2 of the three-race incentive program.

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