NASCAR Trucks Series to hit 400 in Kansas

Chris Showalter has been there for all 399 starts, all 399

checkered flags.

On Saturday at Kansas Speedway, he’ll be there when the green

flag drops for the 400th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

race.

The truck chief for Travis Kvapil’s No. 5 Toyota is the only

person to be involved in every race on the circuit over the last 16

years.

Showalter says it has ”been a very cool” to see the series

evolve into a proving ground for Nationwide and Sprint Cup drivers

– some of whom still race trucks from time to time – while raising

its own crop of veterans.