Truck Series Clinch Scenarios In The Lone Star State

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Brett Moffitt has clinched a spot in the final four while the other three spots are up for grabs. Here are the clinch scenarios for this weekend’s race at Texas, knowing that any driver could clinch a shot at the championship with a win:

Can Clinch via Points

If there is a new winner, the following driver could clinch by being 56 points above the second winless driver in the standings.

  • Sheldon Creed: Could only clinch with help

If there is a repeat winner, the following drivers could clinch by being 56 points above the third winless driver in the standings.  They would also clinch if there was a new winner among Sheldon Creed and Austin Hill and being 56 points above the second winless driver in the standings.

  • Sheldon Creed: Could only clinch with help
  • Austin Hill: Could only clinch with help

NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, Etc.

James Buescher returns: NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series champion James Buescher will make his Gander Trucks return at Texas motor Speedway for Niece Motorsports. Buescher, who is from Texas, has 10 starts at the track with five top 10s and has never finished outside of the top 20 in those starts. Buescher will race with support from FHE, a manufacturer of FracLock. Buescher won the championship in 2012 and has 119 Gander Trucks starts, most recently in 2015. In total, he has six career wins, five poles and 31 top-five finishes.

Hailie Deegan moving to full-time Gander Trucks in 2021: Hailie Deegan made her NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series debut last weekend at Kansas Speedway in the No. 17 Ford for DGR-Crosley. She took home a 16th-place finish in her debut. During the race, it was announced that she will transition to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2021 with DGR-Crosley fulltime. Deegan joined the Ford Performance family in December 2019 and was also named the 2020 ARCA Menards Series Bounty Rookie of the Year. She finished third in the ARCA Championship standings and made her debut in a Ford at Daytona, finishing runner-up. She accumulated 17 top 10s and four top fives in 20 races this season. All other details on her 2021 season will be announced at a later date.

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