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Buescher Moving Up To NNS

Info Manager | , RacinToday.com Saturday, December 14 2013

James Buescher out of the truck series, into NNS. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Gregg Ellman)

RAB Racing has signed 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion James Buescher to a multi-year deal to compete full time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, it was announced Friday.

Buescher has competed full time in the NCWTS for the past three seasons and has recorded one championship and two third-place finishes in the drivers’ championship standings.

His truck team, Turner Scott Motorsports, is owned by Buescher’s father-in-law.

During a breakout year in 2012, Buescher recorded his first NASCAR championship. Buescher followed up his successful four win-season in the NCWTS in 2012 with two victories in 2013 for Turner Scott.

He has also recorded one NNS win, taking the checkered flag in the 2012 series’ opening race at the famed Daytona International Speedway.

“My first couple of years in NASCAR have been a dream come true, and I can’t thank Turner Scott Motorsports enough for the opportunity they have given me to develop my skills,” said Buescher. “I am very excited to be able to take the next step in my career, and I couldn’t be more thrilled about the opportunity that RAB Racing is giving me to run full time in the Nationwide Series. I am really excited to get back behind the wheel of a Toyota and I am looking forward to driving their cars next year. RAB Racing is a solid organization with great people; I can’t wait to get to work with them.”

Buescher will have veteran crew chief Chris Rice on top of the pitbox for the 2014 season. In 2013 Rice, lead the No. 99 Toyota Camry to two poles, two top-5 finishes, and six top-10 finishes

Info Manager | , RacinToday.com Saturday, December 14 2013
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