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James Buescher took the lead from Timothy Peters on the last lap, then held off a charge from Brendan Gaughan to win the NASCAR Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night.
It was Buescher's third career win, with all three coming this season. Buescher previously won at Kansas and Kentucky.
Gaughan finished second after dominating the majority of the race. Peters was third, followed by Matt Crafton and Parker Kligerman.
It was the 200th career start in Trucks for Todd Bodine, making him the only driver with at least 200 starts in all three of NASCAR's national series. Bodine finished 18th.
Buescher and Peters went side-by-side on the final restart with two laps to go, and Buescher took the lead on the last lap. Gaughan surged to second but couldn't catch Buescher.
Buescher's win came despite a lengthy pit stop just past the race's halfway point because of an apparent mechanical issue.
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James Buescher won at Saturday nights American Ethanol 225 Camping World Truck Series race.
He took the lead on the last lap, passing Timothy Peters and holding off a strong charge from the #2 Richard Childress Chevrolet driven by Brandon Gaughan. Gaughan was on his way to his first win since 2003.
This win for Buescher was the third of his career, with all three coming this season...
James Buescher rallies from two laps down to win American Ethanol 225...
Like country music recording artist Kip Moore said “there’s somethin’ ’bout a truck.” And there’s definitely something souped up about the pick-up trucks of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. James Buescher won the NCWTS American Ethanol 225 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois Saturday night.
It was his third win this season, and in his 82 race career.
JOLIET, Ill. –- When James Buescher was forced to pit to change carburetors during the course of Saturday night’s American Ethanol 225, any chance of winning appeared lost, especially when he got back on track two laps down.
Buescher not only made up those two laps, he needed just one lap –- the final one –- to grab the lead and go on to win his NASCAR Camping World Truck...
When James Buescher was forced to pit to change carburetors during the course of Saturday night's American Ethanol 225, any chance of winning appeared lost, especially when he got back on track two laps down.
Buescher not only made up those two laps, he needed just one lap –- the final one –- to grab the lead and go on to win his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series-leading...