Christian Eckes still leads the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings with 179 points following Pocono Raceway.
Zane Smith currently holds second in the rookie standings with 177 points; followed by Derek Kraus with 159 points, Tanner Gray with 142 points, Raphael Lessard with 119, Ty Majeski with 114, Spencer Davis with 86 and Tate Fogleman with 70.
Every rookie except for Davis will be making their Kentucky Speedway debut in the Gander Trucks next week. Davis ran at Kentucky last season and finished in eighth.
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First one for Smith: After turning 18 last month, Chandler Smith will make his first Gander Trucks start on a mile-and-a-half oval. In limited Gander Trucks starts last season, Smith’s impressive results included a runner-up finish at Bristol Motor Speedway. In three ARCA Menards Series starts this season, Smith has two wins at Phoenix Raceway in March and Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis last weekend.
Long Motorsports new sponsor: American Mask & Sanitizer is partnering with Long Motorsports and Dawson Cram beginning this weekend at Kentucky Speedway. American Mask & Sanitizer specializes in medical supplies. They will also be on board the No. 55 truck at Texas and Kansas Speedway.
The Wounded Blue partner with Angela Ruch: America’s only national organization dedicated to assisting officers injured in the line of duty announced that they will partner with Angela Ruch at Kentucky Speedway. Donations to The Wounded Blue help fund the organization’s Code 4 Wellness program, including medical appointments, COVID-19 testing, PTSD and more.