Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/18/14
James Buescher won NASCAR's Truck Series championship by avoiding trouble in the season finale Friday night. Cale Gale won the 200-mile race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, edging Kyle Busch at the line as both trucks sparked after hard contact. The more significant celebration in Victory Lane, though, was saved for Buescher. It was his first championship in four full-time seasons. ''It wasn't pretty,'' said Buescher, who finished 13th in the race. ''It was a little messy, but we did it. ... This is definitely the coolest thing I've ever done in racing.'' Ty Dillon was in position to pull off an upset with three laps remaining - he was running second and just a point behind - but made contact with Kyle Larson. Both trucks hit the wall in the fourth turn and were mangled in the mess. Afterward, Dillon questioned whether Larson should have been racing so hard because he wasn't in the title hunt. ''I'm all right with the way things finished,'' Dillon said. ''We were trying to hit th...
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