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James Buescher and the No. 31 Great Clips Turner Motorsports team will head down to Homestead-Miami Speedway looking to close out the 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) as champions! Buescher enters this week’s race with a total of 777 points. Buescher and the No. 31 team will need to finish seventh or better to clinch Turner Motorsports’ first ever NASCAR championship.
It’s Gonna Be Great: Debut of a new look for the No. 31 Great Clips Chevy Silverado…Last week in Phoenix, the No. 38 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) ride of Kasey Kahne debuted the new Great Clips colors. This week at Homestead-Miami Speedway, James Buescher will carry that same paint scheme on his truck which features vibrant colors and angular shapes based on Great Clips’ newly branded salons. Great Clips, Inc. was established in 1982 in Minneapolis. Today, Great Clips has more than 3,000 salons throughout the United States and Canada, making it the world’s largest salon brand. Great Clips salons employ nearly 30,000 stylists who receive ongoing training to learn advanced skills and the latest trends. Make Great Clips your choice for value-priced, high-quality haircare for men, women and children. No appointments needed, and salons are open nights and weekends. And, it’s more convenient than ever with Great Clips’ Online Check-In. To check-in online, visit greatclips.com
Honey Badger…Turner Motorsports will bring chassis TMS-214 aka “Honey Badger” with them down to South Florida. Honey Badger has an impressive four victories in 2012, all coming on the intermediate 1.5-mile speedways on the NASCAR circuit.
Buescher in 2012…Last week, NASCAR released a list of the top-five standings for NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver in alphabetical order, James Buescher was announced as being a part of that top-five. Voting for NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver continues through this Friday, November 16th, 11:59pm ET. To vote, log on to www.NASCAR.com/ncwtsmpd . Vote one time per 24 hours.
Last Race Recap…Buescher and the entire No. 31 Exide Batteries Turner Motorsports team looked like they would be leaving with a solid points day until an unexpected blown tire sent Buescher and the No. 31 into the outside retaining wall. The team was relegated to a disappointing 17th-place finish, after running solidly in the top-five the majority of the 153-lap event.
Watch LIVE…The Ford EcoBoost 200 can be seen live on Friday, November 16th on SPEED. Race coverage will begin at 7:30 p.m. EST. The event can also be heard live on MRN Radio as well as Sirius Satellite Radio, channel 90.
Buescher on returning to Homestead-Miami Speedway – “What can you say, this team knows what it needs to do! We’ve been running great all year long and I don’t expect anything less than great for the last race of the year. We’re going to go down to Miami to run our own race and hopefully we’ll be celebrating a championship when the race is done. This team never gives up.”
BEST OF MAXIM
James Buescher, driver of the #31 Great Clips Chevrolet for Turner Motorsports, held on for his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship. He won it at the conclusion of Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 from the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Afterwards he spoke to the media about the championship. Video courtesy of NASCAR Media Group.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- James Buescher started in the middle of the pack, barely cracked the top 10 and never even sniffed the lead.
He caught a huge break when his Turner Motorsports teammate made contact with his closest competition, Ty Dillon.
No doubt, Buescher felt fortunate to end up celebrating a championship in Victory Lane.
"It wasn't pretty," Buescher said...
James Buescher won his first Camping World Truck title as Cale Gale won the Ford EcoBoost 200...
James Buescher won NASCAR's Truck Series championship by avoiding trouble in the season finale Friday night.
Cale Gale won the 200-mile race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, edging Kyle Busch at the line as both trucks sparked after hard contact.
The more significant celebration in Victory Lane, though, was saved for Buescher. It was his first championship in four full-time seasons...
Certainly a lot of attention is on the championship race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series, but there are two other battles being played out this weekend.
The Camping World Truck race is going to be phenomenal because everything is so close, so tight there, and so unpredictable I think this is really going to be one for the books. James Buescher has an 11-point lead over Timothy Peters...
HOMESTEAD, Fla. – James Buescher, driver of the No. 31 Great Clips Chevrolet Silverado, claimed the 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) championship with a 13th-place finish in the season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. His title, the first for Buescher and team owner Steve Turner, clinched Chevrolet’s 12th driver’s title since the Series’ 1995 inception...
With sparks flying as the two trucks raced to the finish line, Cale Gale beat Kyle Busch by .014 seconds to win Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead-Miami.
Behind the dramatic race to the checkers, James Buescher rolled to his first series championship, securing the title with a 13th-place run.
In a championship battle that generated little...
Three drivers started the race at Homestead with the hope of leaving the race as the 2012 champion. James Buescher entered Friday nights race at Homestead-Miami Speedway with an 11 point lead in the Camping World Truck Series over Timothy Peters. Ty Dillion was in third, 12 points out.
With two laps to go, Dillion was making a charge for the lead. He had worked his way up to being...
Cale Gale beat out Kyle Busch for the win Friday Night in Homestead-Miami and James Buescher won his first career NASCAR championship. Buescher remained steady throughout the race and when Ty Dillon was involved in a wreck late in the race; Buescher cruised to take home the championship trophy. Buescher became the second straight first time champion in the Truck Series and he closed...