Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/3/14
Just about any way the proverbial pie is sliced, the last month or so has been a rather amazing ride for James Buescher. The good times began in earnest July 26 when the reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion and his wife, Kris, welcomed their first child - son, Stetson - into the world. The fun reached another level Aug. 17 when Buescher, winless over the season's first 11 races, triumphed at Michigan International Speedway - and got to celebrate in victory lane with his wife and newborn son, to boot. Then, following a seventh-place finish in last week's race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Buescher soared to a season-best ranking of second in the truck standings. Now, for the first time in several months, it appears that Buescher has a real shot at becoming the first driver to win back-to-back truck titles since the series' 1995 inception. "I haven't really looked back at why a champion didn't repeat the next year, but I feel like we have what it takes to do that and ...
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