Young’s Motorsports Race Preview NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series News and Notes


Event: World of Westgate 200

Date: Friday, September 13, 2019

Venue: Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway


Young’s Motorsports’ NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series History at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway ... This weekend will mark Young’s Motorsports’ 12th, 13th, and 14th NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) starts at the Las Vegas, Nev., -facility. The organization posted a team best finish of 10th-place with driver Austin Hill on March 2, 2018. The 11 previous starts at the 1.5-mile tri-oval speedway have earned Young’s Motorsports an average starting position of 18.5 and an average finish of 20.2.


Young’s Motorsports’ NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series History ... Since entering the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2012, the Mooresville, N.C., -based organization has logged 216 starts from 25 drivers, resulting in solid performances that include four top-five finishes and 22 top-10 finishes, with an average starting position of 19.6 and an average finishing position of 19.1.


Putting the Young in Young’s Motorsports … Young’s Motorsports team principal Tyler Young has three starts in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.


A Heart the Size of Texas … On each of the Young’s Motorsports entries this weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway a “Pray for Midland-Odessa” decal will be displayed on the b-post. Spencer Boyd, Gus Dean, and Tyler Dippel will honor the memory of those who lost their lives, those injured, and the Midland-Odessa community. The Young family is from Midland, Texas.


Meet Young’s Motorsports’ Drivers … Spencer Boyd, Gus Dean, and Tyler Dippel are scheduled to participate in an autograph session with the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. (PT) on Friday, September 13 in the Neon Garage located in the infield of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.


Follow Young’s Motorsports on Social Media ... To keep up-to-date with the latest news, information and exclusive content, visit Young’s Motorsports’ Twitter page - @youngsmtrsports, and on Instagram at @youngsmotorsports. “Like” Young’s Motorsports on the official Facebook page at /youngsmotorsports.


Also, follow the Young’s Motorsports drivers on their personal Twitter pages - @SpencerBoyd, @GusDean, and @Tyler_Dippel. You can also “like” Spencer Boyd on his official Facebook page at /spencerboydracingfanpage, Gus Dean on his official Facebook page at /gusdeanracing and Tyler Dippel on his official Facebook page at /TylerDippelRacing. In addition, catch our drivers on Instagram at @spencerboydpr, @gusdean and @tylerdippel.


Catch the Action ... The World of Westgate 200 will be broadcast live on FS1 and FOX Sports GO on Friday, September 13 starting with NASCAR RaceDay at 8:30 p.m. (ET). It will also broadcast live at 8:30 p.m. (ET) on the Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Qualifying for the 19th event of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series schedule will air on Friday at 5:30 p.m. (ET) on FS1 and FOX Sports GO.


The World of Westgate 200 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway will re-air on Saturday, September 14 at 7:00 a.m. (ET) on FS1 and FOX Sports GO.


Tyler Dippel

No. 02 Lobas! Productions Chevrolet Silverado

This Week's Young’s Motorsports’ Chevrolet Silverado at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway ... Tyler Dippel will pilot Chassis No. 12 in the World of Westgate 200 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Chad Kendrick-led team last unloaded this chassis at the Michigan International Speedway on August 10, where it finished in the third-place after starting in the 17th-place in the chassis’ fourth appearance of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. Chassis No. 12 has additional history with Dippel at the Texas Motor Speedway, the Kentucky Speedway and the Pocono Raceway.


City of Lights ... This weekend marks Tyler Dippel’s second Las Vegas Motor Speedway appearance with the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. The Wallkill, N.Y., driver has earned an average starting position of 21.0 and an average finishing position of 17.0 at the 1.5-mile track. He made his track debut on March 1, 2019 in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series.


Speedway Stats: Tyler Dippel has 13 combined NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series starts on speedways (tracks 1 to 2-miles in length). The Wallkill, N.Y.-native has an average finish of 14.3. In addition, the 19-year old has one start in the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) Racing Series on speedways, and eight combined NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West starts on speedways.


Atop the Pit Box: Chad Kendrick … Chad Kendrick, crew chief for the No. 02 Lobas Productions Chevrolet Silverado, has two top-five finishes and four top-ten finishes in the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series at the Las Vegas, Nev., -facility in 12 starts.


Race Rewind: Las Vegas Motor Speedway … Tyler Dippel, driver of the No. 02 Lobas Productions Chevrolet Silverado for Young’s Motorsports, finished in the 17th-position in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Strat 200 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 1. Dippel started the 134-lap event from the 21st-place. At the Stage 1 conclusion on Lap 30, Dippel maintained position, and had advanced to the 19th-place by the end of Stage 2 on Lap 60. On Lap 114 the Wallkill, N.Y.- native received a third pit road violation, but after each set-back the No. 02 Lobas Productions Chevrolet Silverado battled back through the field. Dippel was scored as high as the fifth-place and as low as the 26th-place. Despite the multiple obstacles, the determined 18-year old finished in the 17th-place.


In the Rearview Mirror: Bristol Motor Speedway ... Tyler Dippel, driver of the No. 02 Jersey Filmmaker Chevrolet Silverado for Young’s Motorsports, finished in the 24th-place in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series UNOH 200 presented by Ohio Logistics at the Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday, August 15. Dippel started in the 19th-place in the 32-truck field, and at the Stage 1 conclusion on Lap 55, Dippel was in the 16th-place. By the end of Stage 2 on Lap 110, he held the 16th-place. On Lap 130 Dippel was involved in a multi-truck incident in Turn 2, and again on Lap 182 which resulted in red-flag conditions. The Wallkill, N.Y.- native was scored as high as the 13th-place.


Season-to-date … Through the first 17 of 18 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races of the 2019 season, Tyler Dippel has completed 2410 of 2615 laps contested (92.2 percent), and has led two laps. Dippel is currently 13th in the driver point standings, and 14th in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series owner points. In addition, the Young’s Motorsports driver has collected one top-five finish and three top-10 finishes, has spent 1,040 laps running in the top 15 and has made 682 green-flag passes thus far this season.


Quoting Tyler Dippel:

“This weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is the most excited I have been to return to the track. I want to thank NASCAR again for their quick resolution to the issue, and providing the opportunity to race. The overwhelming support from fans, and from Young’s Motorsports over the last few weeks has help me through this. I can’t thank the entire Young family, and the team enough.


“Young’s Motorsports is bringing bad-to-the-bone No. 02 Lobas! Productions Chevrolet Silverado to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.”


Gus Dean

No. 12 LG Air Conditioning Technologies Chevrolet Silverado

This Week's Young’s Motorsports’ Chevrolet Silverado at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway ... Gus Dean will pilot Chassis No. 20 in the World of Westgate 200 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Ryan “Pickle” London-led team last unloaded this Young’s Motorsports-prepared chassis at the Michigan International Speedway on August 10, where they finished in the 13th-place after starting in the 22nd-place in the chassis’ sixth appearance of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. Chassis No. 20 has history with Dean at the Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the Texas Motor Speedway, and the Kansas Speedway.


The Diamond in the Desert ... This weekend marks Gus Dean’s second Las Vegas Motor Speedway appearance with the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. The Bluffton, S.C., driver has earned an average starting position of 26.0 and an average finishing position of 22.0 at the 1.5-mile track. He made his track debut on March 1, 2019 in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series.


Of particular note, Dean battled in ‘The Bullring,’ the Las Vegas Motor Speedway 3/8-mile paved oval, to win the U.S. Legends Cars International (USLCI) Pro B Series feature at the US Legends Asphalt Nationals in 2017. He returned the following year to compete in the Semi-Pro Nationals.


Speedway Stats: In 10 combined NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series starts on speedways (tracks 1 to 2-miles in length), Gus Dean has an average finish of 21.1. In nine combined ARCA Racing Series starts on speedways (tracks 1 to 2-miles in length), the Bluffton, S.C.,-native has recorded one top-10 finish.


Atop the Pit Box: Ryan “Pickle” London … C. Ryan “Pickle” London, crew chief of the No. 12 LG Air Conditioning Technologies Chevrolet Silverado, has one start at the Las Vegas, Nev., -facility in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. London maintains the highest average finish (13.0) of the Young’s Motorsports crew chiefs at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.


Race Rewind: Las Vegas Motor Speedway … Gus Dean, driver of the No. 12 Overkill Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado for Young’s Motorsports, finished in the 22nd-place in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Strat 200 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 1. The 24-year old started in the 26th-place in the 32-truck lineup. After quickly moving through the field, Dean finished Stage 1 in the 16th-place on Lap 30, and at the end of Stage 2 on Lap 60, he was in the 21st-place. Dean was able to advance as high as the 11th-place in the running order. The Bluffton, S.C., -native suffered minor damage after contact with the wall, and due to a flat tire, the No. 12 Overkill Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado had to pit under green-flag conditions. Dean persevered, recovering to finish in the 22nd-place, four laps behind the leader.


In the Rearview Mirror: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park … Gus Dean, driver of the No. 12 OverkillRV.com Chevrolet Silverado for Young’s Motorsports, finished in the 17th-place in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday, August 25. The 25-year old started in the 21st-place at the Bowmanville-facility in Ontario, Canada. Dean finished Stage 1 in the 17th-place on Lap 20. At the end of Stage 2 on Lap 40, he was the 19th-place. The Bluffton, S.C., native was scored as high as the eighth-place.


Quoting Gus Dean:

“I am looking forward to a second opportunity at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. We had a fast Chevrolet Silverado in the spring, but an unfortunate circumstance kept us from delivering a stronger performance. What I have learned in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series since March will prove to be beneficial for our team at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.


“I’m excited to have LG Air Conditioning Technologies and Baker Distributing return on the No. 12 Chevrolet Silverado this weekend. We have a lot of guests in attendance to support our Young’s Motorsports team, and I’m eager to give them a strong finish.”


On Ryan London: “Each race we are getting stronger, and building momentum. I think everyone has been able to see an uptick in performance since Pocono Raceway. We have made some good strides, but we still have some work to do for the rest of the season.”


Season-to-date … Through the first 18 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races of the 2019 season, Gus Dean has completed 2084 of 2679 laps contested (77.8 percent). Dean is currently 16th in the driver point standings and 19th in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series owner points. In addition, the Young’s Motorsports driver has spent 646 laps running in the top 15 and has made 541 green-flag passes thus far this season.


Spencer Boyd

No. 20 ClickAndBuyGuns.com Chevrolet Silverado

1A Auto, Armslist, Console Vault, DLX Mattress, FIMS Firearms, Kickass Beef Jerky, MGP Caliper Covers


This Week's Young’s Motorsports’ Chevrolet Silverado at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway ... Spencer Boyd will pilot Chassis No. T-14 in the World of Westgate 200 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Buddy Sisco-led team last unloaded this Young’s Motorsports-prepared chassis at the Bristol Motor Speedway on August 15, 2019 with driver Landon Huffman, where they finished in the 16th-place after starting in the 28th-place in the chassis’ fourth appearance of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. Chassis No. 14 has prior history with Spencer Boyd at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, at Iowa Speedway and at the World Wide Technology Raceway.


Sin City … This weekend marks Spencer Boyd’s second Las Vegas Motor Speedway appearance with the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. He has earned an average starting position of 23.0 and an average finishing position of 29.0 at the 1.5-mile track, and made his NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series track debut on March 1, 2019. The St. Louis, Mo., driver has two starts at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS).


Speedway Stats: In 14 combined NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series starts on speedways (tracks 1 to 2-miles in length), Spencer Boyd has an average finish of 21.7.


Atop the Pit Box: Buddy Sisco … Buddy Sisco, crew chief for the No. 20 ClickAndBuyGuns.com Chevrolet Silverado, has one start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. However, this weekend will mark his track debut in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series.


Race Rewind: Las Vegas Motor Speedway … Spencer Boyd, driver of the No. 20 1A Auto Chevrolet Silverado for Young’s Motorsports, finished in the 29th-position in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Strat 200 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, March 1. Boyd started in the 23rd-position for the scheduled 201-mile event. He finished Stage 1 on Lap 30 in the 28th-position, and advanced one position to end Stage 2 on Lap 60. On Lap 100, Boyd was scored in the 25th-place before coming to pit road under green-flag conditions to evaluate a possible engine woe. The issue progressed to an engine failure, sending Boyd to the garage prematurely with an unceremonious exit to ultimately finish in the 29th-position.


In the Rearview Mirror: Michigan International Speedway ... Spencer Boyd, driver of the No. 20 1A Auto Chevrolet Silverado for Young’s Motorsports, finished in the 23rd-position in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Corrigan Oil 200 at the Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, August 10. Boyd started in the 27th-position, and finished Stage 1 on Lap 20 in the 24th-position. He was scored in the 20th-place at the end of Stage 2 on Lap 40. The 24-year old was scored as high as third-position.


Season-to-date … Through the first 15 of 18 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races of the 2019 season, Spencer Boyd has completed 2028 of 2265 laps contested (89.5 percent), and has led one lap. Boyd is currently 17th in the driver point standings and 18th in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series owner points. In addition, the Young’s Motorsports driver has collected one top-five finish (Daytona) and one top-10 finish, has spent 251 laps running in the top 15 and has made 358 green-flag passes thus far this season.





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