Buescher to drive two Nationwide races

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular James Buescher will

drive the Braun Racing No. 11 Nationwide Series entry at the

upcoming pair of races.

Buescher’s car, like that of teammate Jason Leffler, will

be carry the Great Clips logos at Kansas Speedway. He will also

drive the entry at the following race at Auto Club Speedway in


Braun was recently acquired by Turner Motorsports, owner of

Buescher’s truck.

The Plano, Texas, native has 10 starts in the Nationwide Series

this season, all for Phoenix Racing. He has one top-10 finish in

that stretch, an eighth-place finish in the season-opening race at

Daytona International Speedway.

He made six starts for Braun in 2008, earning a pole position

and one top-10 finish. Buescher, 20, is 13th in the Truck standings

with eight top-10 finishes, six of them top fives.

Buescher will be paired with veteran crew chief Stewart

Cooper in the Nationwide races.