Dakoda Armstrong will make his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at the 1.5-mile oval of Homestead-Miami Speedway. Armstrong, who has come up through the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) has 22 career starts in NCWTS competition. Dakoda has one top-five, two top-10′s and an average finish of 17th in his two years of racing in the NASCAR ranks.
This Week’s Impala…The No. 30 FlaLottery.com Chevrolet Impala team will unload chassis TMS-326. In the previous two starts for this chassis, it has finished ninth and 28th (engine failure).
Good luck to Turner Motorsports’ James Buescher…On Friday night, James Buescher has the chance to make history for Turner Motorsports by winning the team’s first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship. Currently, Buescher leads second place by 11 points going into the season finale on Friday night. Buescher guarantees himself the championship, as well as the Owner’s Championship with a finish of seventh or better with no laps led, eighth or better with one lap led, or ninth or better with the most laps led.
Last Race Recap…. After spending the day battling in the top-15, Jason Leffler found himself with a late-race opportunity to improve his finishing position on a green-white-checkered flag restart. Making most of the opportunity, Leffler saved the best restart for last and brought home the No. 30 F.O.E. Impala in 12th- place.
Watch It LIVE…The Ford EcoBoost 300 can be seen live on Saturday, November 17th on ESPN2. Race coverage will begin at 4 p.m. EST. The event can also be heard live on MRN Radio as well as Sirius Satellite Radio, channel 90.
Armstrong on making his NNS debut at Homestead-Miami Speedway – “I’m really excited about the opportunity that Turner Motorsports has given me to run their No. 30 Chevrolet during the series finale in Miami. I’m looking forward to making my first NNS start at Homestead-Miami Speedway.”