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James Buescher is returning with his championship-winning team to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2013.
Turner Motorsports officially announced that Buescher is returning on Thursday. He will also run in select Nationwide Series races with the organization. He is seeking to become the Truck series' first back-to-back champion.
He will drive at least 15 races with sponsorship from Rheem.
Buescher won the Truck title last season with four wins and 14 top-10 finishes, 10 of them top fives. It was the first tNASCAR title for both the driver and Turner.
In addition to his Truck success in 2012, Buescher won the season-opening Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
"Last season was a dream come true for me," he said. "I had always dreamt of winning a NASCAR championship. I am most excited about the opportunity to compete to become the first driver to win the NCWTS championship in back-to-back seasons. I look forward to working with the entire Turner Motorsports organization and Rheem on our quest to keep the NCWTS championship at Turner Motorsports."
Michael Shelton is also returning as Buescher's Truck crew chief.
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James Buescher will occupy the seat of the No. 31 Chevrolet Silverado in 2013 looking to win back-to-back Truck Series titles.
While Buescher will look to win the Truck Series crown in 2013, he also will find some seat time in the Nationwide Series.
Last season Buescher had four wins in the NCWTS and had 10 finishes inside the top-five. He also won the Nationwide Series opener at...
Reigning Truck Series champion James Buescher will run the full series schedule in 2013, along with select Nationwide Series events...
MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Turner Motorsports (TMS) today announced that NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion, James Buescher will return to the seat of the No.31 Chevrolet Silverado competing in a full 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) schedule . Much like the 2012 season, Buescher will also continue to hone his skills running select NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS)...