Truck Series Making a Visit to Gateway Sunday

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series goes from the banks of Dover International Speedway to the 1.25-mile track at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway for the CarShield 200 presented by CK Power (12 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

Zane Smith is coming off his second win of the season (Michigan, Dover) and will be making his second start at the track. He finished fifth in his debut in 2018. Smith will also start on the pole on Sunday afternoon, leading the field to green.

Veteran Johnny Sauter is looking to get his first victory of the season and secure his spot in the post-season as he currently sits below the Playoff cutline. Sauter has seven starts at the track and has finished in the top five is all seven of them. He has a best finish of second in his track debut in 2009.

There are no previous winners in the field for this weekend but Matt Crafton (16 starts) and Sauter are the two drivers with the most experience at the track.

Sauter holds the record for the most top fives (seven) and Crafton holds the record for the most top 10s (nine). Ross Chastain won last season’s race at Gateway for Niece Motorsports.

Three of 19 races have been won from the pole position and five of 19 races have been won from the second position.

Sunday’s standalone event for the Gander Trucks will be 200 miles and 160 laps. Stage 1 will end on Lap 55 and Stage 2 will end on Lap 110.

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