James Buescher and the No. 31 Great Clips Turner Motorsports team will head down to Homestead-Miami Speedway looking to close out the 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) as champions! Buescher enters this week’s race with a total of 777 points. Buescher and the No. 31 team will need to finish seventh or better to clinch Turner Motorsports’ first ever NASCAR championship.
It’s Gonna Be Great: Debut of a new look for the No. 31 Great Clips Chevy Silverado…Last week in Phoenix, the No. 38 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) ride of Kasey Kahne debuted the new Great Clips colors. This week at Homestead-Miami Speedway, James Buescher will carry that same paint scheme on his truck which features vibrant colors and angular shapes based on Great Clips’ newly branded salons. Great Clips, Inc. was established in 1982 in Minneapolis. Today, Great Clips has more than 3,000 salons throughout the United States and Canada, making it the world’s largest salon brand. Great Clips salons employ nearly 30,000 stylists who receive ongoing training to learn advanced skills and the latest trends. Make Great Clips your choice for value-priced, high-quality haircare for men, women and children. No appointments needed, and salons are open nights and weekends. And, it’s more convenient than ever with Great Clips’ Online Check-In. To check-in online, visit greatclips.com
Honey Badger…Turner Motorsports will bring chassis TMS-214 aka “Honey Badger” with them down to South Florida. Honey Badger has an impressive four victories in 2012, all coming on the intermediate 1.5-mile speedways on the NASCAR circuit.
Buescher in 2012…Last week, NASCAR released a list of the top-five standings for NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver in alphabetical order, James Buescher was announced as being a part of that top-five. Voting for NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver continues through this Friday, November 16th, 11:59pm ET. To vote, log on to www.NASCAR.com/ncwtsmpd . Vote one time per 24 hours.
Last Race Recap…Buescher and the entire No. 31 Exide Batteries Turner Motorsports team looked like they would be leaving with a solid points day until an unexpected blown tire sent Buescher and the No. 31 into the outside retaining wall. The team was relegated to a disappointing 17th-place finish, after running solidly in the top-five the majority of the 153-lap event.
Watch LIVE…The Ford EcoBoost 200 can be seen live on Friday, November 16th on SPEED. Race coverage will begin at 7:30 p.m. EST. The event can also be heard live on MRN Radio as well as Sirius Satellite Radio, channel 90.
Buescher on returning to Homestead-Miami Speedway – “What can you say, this team knows what it needs to do! We’ve been running great all year long and I don’t expect anything less than great for the last race of the year. We’re going to go down to Miami to run our own race and hopefully we’ll be celebrating a championship when the race is done. This team never gives up.”