Ben Rhodes Uses Strategy to Win at Darlington

Ben Rhodes uses strategy and an overtime pass to win the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series South Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Darlington Raceway.
DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – SEPTEMBER 06: Ben Rhodes, driver of the No. 99 Tenda Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series South Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Darlington Raceway on September 06, 2020, in Darlington, South Carolina. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Ben Rhodes uses strategy and an overtime pass to win the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series South Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Darlington Raceway.

With the three drivers in front of him opting to pit just before an overtime restart, Ben Rhodes chose to stay on track in the fourth position and held off rookie Derek Kraus, winning Sunday’s South Carolina Education Lottery 200.

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Sheldon Creed Takes the Win at WWT Raceway at Gateway

Sheldon Creed takes the win in the CarShield 200 for the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series at WWT Raceway at Gateway.
MADISON, IL – AUGUST 30: Sheldon Creed, driver of the No. 2 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet, poses with the Mike Mittler Memorial Trophy after winning the CarShield 200 presented by CK Power for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series at World Wide Technology Raceway on August 30, 2020, in Madison, Illinois. Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images

Sheldon Creed takes the win in the CarShield 200 for the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series at WWT Raceway at Gateway.

In his second NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory in the last three weeks, Sheldon Creed held off former series champion Brett Moffitt by a mere 0.881-second to take the trophy in Sunday afternoon’s CarShield 200 Presented by CK Power at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.

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Sheldon Creed Wins Inaugural Truck Race at Daytona Road Course

Sheldon Creed wins the inaugural NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Sunoco 159 at the Daytona International Speedway road course.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – AUGUST 16: Sheldon Creed, driver of the No. 2 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Sunoco 159 at Daytona International Speedway on August 16, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Sheldon Creed wins the inaugural NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Sunoco 159 at the Daytona International Speedway road course.

Holding off his GMS Racing teammate Brett Moffitt twice on restarts with less than five laps remaining in Sunday’s Sunoco 159, the 22-year old Sheldon Creed ultimately beat the former series champion by a mere 0.743-seconds in overtime. Creed earns the inaugural NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race victory at Daytona International Speedway’s famed road course for his second victory of the season.

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Creed Gets First NASCAR Victory

Sheldon Creed gets first NASCAR victory of his career in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Buckle Up Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday, July 11th.
SPARTA, KENTUCKY – JULY 11: Sheldon Creed, driver of the #2 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the rain-delayed NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway on July 11, 2020 in Sparta, Kentucky. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Creed gets first NASCAR victory of his career in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Buckle Up Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday, July 11th.

Sheldon Creed prevailed in a frantic three-wide restart on lap 52 of Saturday’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race, and held the spot through the second stage break, to earn his first career series victory when lightning and rain showers forced the race to be called official 71 laps into the scheduled 150-lapper.

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Brandon Jones Grabs First Win

Brandon Jones Grabs First Win in NASCAR Gander & RV Outdoors Truck Series Pocono Organics 15 at the 'Tricky Triangle' of Pocono Raceway.
LONG POND, PENNSYLVANIA – JUNE 28: Brandon Jones, driver of the #51 DuPont Air Filtration/Menards Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Pocono Organics 150 to benefit Farm Aid at Pocono Raceway on June 28, 2020 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Brandon Jones Grabs First Win in NASCAR Gander & RV Outdoors Truck Series Pocono Organics 150 at the ‘Tricky Triangle’ of Pocono Raceway.

Brandon Jones held off Sheldon Creed during a fierce two-lap battle Sunday morning at Pocono Raceway. In the end, Jones pulled away to win the rain-delayed Pocono Organics 150 at the 2.5-mile triangular track.

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Stewart Friesen Gets his First Truck Win at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OHIO – AUGUST 01: Stewart Friesen, driver of the #52 Halmar International Chevrolet, poses with the trophy after winning the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway on August 01, 2019 in Rossburg, Ohio. Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images

ROSSBURG, Ohio – First at last.

Canadian Stewart Friesen held off Sheldon Creed by 0.728-seconds in the Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway to earn his first career NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory Thursday night.

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Ty Majeski Scores First Career ARCA Menards Series Victory in General Tire 150 at Charlotte

Ty Majeski (No. 22 Crestliner Ford) scored a surprise victory in Thursday night’s ARCA Menards Series General Tire 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, taking the lead on a late restart and holding off Sheldon Creed (No. 21 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet) and Gus Dean (No. 32 Icebox Helmet Coolers Chevrolet) in a two-lap dash to the checkered.

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Defending ARCA Menards Series Champion Sheldon Creed to be Inducted into International Motorsports Hall of Fame ARCA Wall of Champions

Sheldon Creed, the 2018 ARCA Menards Series champion, will be inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame’s ARCA Wall of Champions on Thursday, April 25. Creed, who won four times on his way to the title, currently drives for GMS Racing’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team. He has also maintained his presence in Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Truck Series, where he won both halves of a doubleheader at Texas Motor Speedway.

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ARCA Menards Series Title Possible for Rookie Christian Eckes with Venturini Motorsports

Christian Eckes driver of the No. 15 for Venturini Motorsports
Photo – AMS

Last year, Sheldon Creed won the ARCA Menards Series championship in his first year driving full-time in the series but wasn’t eligible as a rookie due to his previous number of starts.  In 2019, Venturini Motorsports is looking to make a Rookie of the Year contender the series champion as well, having tabbed young 18-year old Christian Eckes to drive their No. 15 JBL Audio Toyota full-time.

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Gander Outdoors Truck Series News and Notes

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The Gander Outdoors Truck Series is on break for a couple of weeks before their fourth race of the season at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday, March 23rd at 2 pm ET on FOX. In the meantime, here are a few news and notes to stay in touch with the series during their time away from the track.

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