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Frontstretch 5: Greatest NASCAR Drivers Without a Cup Start

2014 Richmond II NXS James Buescher Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Hundreds of drivers have been fortunate enough to have started a NASCAR event in their lifetimes. Even fewer drivers have had the chance to take the green flag in a NASCAR Cup Series race, let alone achieve lasting success in the series. But there is a special club of drivers who had success in the …

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Did You Notice?: 3 Things That Will Make or Break NASCAR Next Gen

2022 Next Gen cars Chevrolet Ford Toyota Jared C Tilton Getty

(Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

Did You Notice? … The NASCAR Next Gen car was revealed last week? Now that the dust has settled a bit, let’s go back and take a look at the changes in store for stock car racing in 2022. Of course, hype from all around the industry is that this car, over two years in the …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ben Rhodes Edges Jordan Anderson at Daytona

2021 Trucks Daytona finish with wreck - Rhodes/Roper/Anderson. (Credit: NKP)

Credit: NKP

In a Nutshell: Ben Rhodes edged Jordan Anderson and Cory Roper at the line to score his first career Daytona International Speedway win in Friday’s (Feb. 12) NextEra Energy 250 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. A caution involving 10 trucks with just four laps remaining set up the overtime finish that gave ThorSport …

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James Buescher Driving for Niece Motorsports at Daytona

2014 Richmond II NXS James Buescher Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

James Buescher returns to Daytona International Speedway this weekend, piloting the No. 44 truck for Niece Motorsports, Niece announced Feb. 9. Buescher will be sponsored by GR Energy Services and FHE. He has one top 10 at Daytona in 2011 in the series, leading 55 of the 103 laps. He has also started top five …

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Tracking the Trucks: Sheldon Creed Punches Championship 4 Ticket With Texas Win

2020 Texas II truck Sheldon creed trophy NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Amidst 10 caution flag periods, hard crashes and several angry drivers, Sheldon Creed won the SpeedyCash.com 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. It is his fourth career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series win and the one that clinches his spot in the Championship 4. “Today, we did an awesome job,” Creed …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: James Buescher Making NASCAR Return With Niece Motorsports

2014 Richmond II NXS James Buescher Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, seven playoff drivers will look to join Kansas Speedway winner Brett Moffitt in the Championship 4. Meanwhile, when the green flag flies, James Buescher will make his first start since 2015, piloting the No. 42 Niece Motorsports Chevrolet with backing …

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James Buescher Returning to NASCAR With Niece Motorsports at Texas

2014 Chicago NNS James Buescher Credit Jonathan Daniel Getty Images via NASCAR

(Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

James Buescher is back. The 2012 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series champion will return to to the series for the first time since 2015, slated to a Niece Motorsports entry at Texas Motor Speedway (Oct. 25) the team announced Oct. 16. Buescher joins a growing list of former drivers who have returned to …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 5 News Bites To Watch Heading To Dover

2015 Kansas I pack racing credit NASCAR via Getty Images

Photo Credit: NASCAR via Getty Images

This weekend, the Camping World Truck Series is back in action at Dover International Speedway early Friday afternoon (5:30 p.m. ET). While the Xfinity and Sprint Cup series are hitting about a dozen races on the schedule, the Truck Series has made a whopping five starts so far this season. Right now, that means this …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: James Buescher – From Champ to Sitting on the Sidelines

2015 CWTS Daytona James Buescher Leading Erik Jones Scott Lagasse Jr. CIA TALL

(Photo: CIA Stock Photography ©2015)

Following the 2013 season, James Buescher made the move from NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series in what seemed liked a natural step. Taking a full-time NXS ride, hopes were high that the 23-year-old would keep pushing his career to the next level. After all, the youngster had already won the 2012 Truck championship; what more …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte

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(Photo: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

In a Nutshell: Kasey Kahne and Erik Jones started side-by-side on Friday night, and that’s the exact same way the duo finished the race. The pair qualified 1-2 but were forced to start from the rear after each had a pre-race issue (Jones – missed drivers’ meeting; Kahne – unapproved adjustments). As soon as the …

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