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NASCAR Triple Truck Challenge kicks off August 16 at Daytona road course

Eddie Gossage discusses the upcoming NASCAR races at Texas Motor Speedway, how the restart and schedule has impacted racing, rivalries between drivers and protocols for fans returning to the track.

With the Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash now in NASCAR’s rearview mirror, it’s time to look ahead to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Triple Truck Challenge program.

The three-race schedule and format was announced prior to Saturday night’s Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.

Here’s the schedule of the three-race event:

  • Race #1: Daytona Road Course - Aug. 16
  • Race #2: Dover - Aug. 21
  • Race #3: Gateway - Aug. 30

And here’s the format for the event:

  • No qualifying
  • All NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series drivers are eligible, events are not open to Xfinity or NCS regulars
  • The winner of each of the three events receives an extra $50k
  • If a driver wins two of the three events, they are awarded an extra $50k totaling $150k
  • If a driver wins all three events, they receive an additional $300k bringing the total to $500k in prize money

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