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Bandit truck racing series cancels race ahead of hurricane

The race at Anderson Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 15, would have been the penultimate race on the 2018 schedule for the racers, but series officials made the call Monday to cancel the event.

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Bandit Series points leader wins second consecutive race

Ricky "Rude" Proffitt takes lead with 10 laps to go with Dale Earnhardt-esque "pass in the grass." The win extends his points lead to 658 points with two races remaining on the schedule.

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Bandit truck racing series returns home for race in Minnesota

Series points leader Ricky “Rude” Proffitt will again be looking to extend his already large lead over the rest of the field with three races remaining on the schedule. His two wins and six top five finishes in eight races have him leading the pack by 612 points.

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Home cookin’: Bandit Series points leader grabs win at home track

Ricky "Rude" Proffitt picked up his second win of 2018 at Hickory Motor Speedway in Newton, North Carolina, last weekend.

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Bandit Series points leader looks to add to lead at home track

Proffitt comes into the race with a nearly 600-point lead over second-place Mark Noble, but with three races to go and points awarded for winning heat and challenge races, as well as for passing other racers in the feature race, Proffitt’s lead is anything but safe.

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Double feature weekend for Bandit Series extends racer’s hot streak

Justin Ball has been on a hot streak of late in the Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series, picking up his first career win earlier this month at Lake Erie Speedway and following it up this past weekend with a third-place finish at La Cross Fairgrounds Speedway and another win at Hawkeye Downs Speedway.

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Bandit truck racers gear up for weekend double-header

The Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series racers will race at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in La Crosse, Wis., on Saturday, then drive down to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to finish a rain-shortened event at Hawkeye Downs Speedway on Sunday.

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Bandit Series racer earns first win of career after 12 top five finishes

Justin Ball's win on July 14 lifted a weight off his shoulders after finishing in the top five in 10 out of 12 races in 2017, along with two top fives in three races in 2018.

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’88 Mike’ Morgan picks up first Bandit Series win of season

The Tennessee-based Mack technician was able to hold off a hard-charging Ricky "Rude" Proffitt in the closing laps to earn his first Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series win of 2018, following his two wins from last season. The racers will be back in action this Saturday, July 14, at Salem Speedway in Salem, Ind.

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Bandit truck racing series heads to Pennsylvania

The Minimizer Fan Series Truck Show, which allows truckers to participate in a "wash and show" style event, will kick off the day's events. A driver meet and greet will be held from 4-6 p.m., and racing action begins at 7 p.m.

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