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James Buescher and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) made their final trip out west for the 2012 season to the 1-mile tri-oval of Phoenix International Raceway (PIR). This trip marks the NCWTS’ first trip back to PIR since the track went through a major transformation during the summer of 2011. Buescher and the entire No. 31 Exide Batteries Turner Motorsport team looked like they would be leaving with a solid points day until an unexpected blown tire sent Buescher and the No. 31 to the outside retaining wall, succumbing the team to a disappointing 17th-place finish.
Turner Motorsports came into the weekend with a 15-point lead over their nearest competitors in the point standings, aiming to pad that lead heading into the final race of the season. During the two practice sessions that lasted for three hours, the Exide team fine-tuned their brand new race truck that hit the track for the first ever time on Thursday afternoon. The team focused mainly on race trim set-ups du...
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Brian Scott got the caution he wanted, racing off to his first NASCAR trucks win in three years.
James Buescher got a bad break he didn't need, sending the series championship into what could be a wild finish next weekend.
Scott used a late pass on a restart with two laps left after Buescher hit the wall, winning win a wreck-filled race at Phoenix International Raceway Friday...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Brian Scott used a pass on a restart with two laps left to win a wreck-filled NASCAR Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday night that tightened up the season championship.
James Buescher appeared to well on his way to padding his points lead, running in the top 10 late in the race, but slammed into the wall with three laps left to finish...
Brian Scott was a quick study.
In a green-white-checkered-flag finish, Scott passed NASCAR wunderkind Kyle Larson to win Friday night's Lucas Oil 150 Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
The victory was Scott's first of the season and second of his career, his first win coming at Dover in 2009. But Scott provided only half the drama.
Jason Leffler will make his second start in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) for 2012, both starts coming with Turner Motorsports. The NNS veteran also has numerous starts under his belt at the 1-mile desert tri-oval including a pair of second-place finishes (2000 and 2009). Leffler is looking to score F.O.E. their third overall NASCAR win of the 2012 season.
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