Three drivers started the race at Homestead with the hope of leaving the race as the 2012 champion. James Buescher entered Friday nights race at Homestead-Miami Speedway with an 11 point lead in the Camping World Truck Series over Timothy Peters. Ty Dillion was in third, 12 points out.
With two laps to go, Dillion was making a charge for the lead. He had worked his way up to being within 1 point of Buescher for the championship title, when things went wrong. Kyle Larson dive bombed Dillion sending them both wrecking. The crash brought out a red flag with 2 laps to go. Ryan Blaney was also involved in the crash.
Blaney was checked at the infield medical center and released.
For Buescher it was redemption after losing the title last season to Austin Dillon. Buescher lost that title, in part, to his failure to qualify for the early season race at Phoenix.
Kyle Busch led off the green white checker, but Cale Gale gave him a run for his money on the last lap. Gale and Busch bumped and ...