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James Buescher won the Saturday night American Ethanol NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway - despite needing a mid-race carburettor change.
James Buescher won the Saturday night American Ethanol 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race under the floodlights at Chicacgoland Speedway. It was Buescher's third win of the year and in 82 series starts, the first time that he has been to victory lane at Chicagoland.

Buescher finished 0.247s ahead of Brendan Gaughan, who led the majority of the race with 83 of the 150 laps out in front.

Timothy Peters extends his lead in the championship with a third place, putting him 23pts ahead of Ty Dillon in the standings.

Earlier, Justin Lofton won pole position with a time of 31.007s (174.154mph) on the 1.5 miles tri-oval speedway. It was Lofton's first pole position in 60 series starts, although he led the field to green at Texas Motor Speedway last month after qualifying was rained off and the starting order set by car owner points. Mike Harmon and Chris Lafferty failed to qualify for the 225-mile race.

Lofton had also topped the first practice session with a lap of 31.011s (174.132 mph) but was only third fastest in the second practice behind Matt Crafton (31.032s, 174.014 mph) and Joey Coulter.

Race results

1. #31 James Buescher Chevrolet 150 laps 1hrs 53mins 6secs (47/4 pts)
2. #2 Brendan Gaughan Chevrolet 150 laps + 0.247s (0pts)
3. #17 Timothy Peters Toyota 150 laps Running (42/1 pts)
4. #88 Matt Crafton Toyota 150 laps Running (40/0 pts)
5. #29 Parker Kligerman Ram 150 laps Running (40/1 pts)
6. #33 Cale Gale * Chevrolet 150 laps Running (38/0 pts)
7. #9 Ron Hornaday Chevrolet 150 laps Running (38/1 pts)
8. #18 Jason Leffler Toyota 150 laps Running (36/0 pts)
9. #23 Jason White Ford 150 laps Running (35/0 pts)
10. #81 David Starr Toyota 150 laps Running (34/0 pts)
11. #73 Rick Crawford Chevrolet 150 laps Running (33/0 pts)
12. #3 Ty Dillon * Chevrolet 150 laps Running (33/0 pts)
13. #08 Ross Chastain * Toyota 150 laps Running (31/0 pts)
14. #09 John Wes Townley * Toyota 150 laps Running (30/0 pts)
15. #22 Joey Coulter Chevrolet 150 laps Running (30/0 pts)
16. #98 Dakoda Armstrong * Toyota 150 laps Running (28/0 pts)
17. #32 Miguel Paludo Chevrolet 150 laps Running (28/0 pts)
18. #11 Todd Bodine Toyota 150 laps Running (26/0 pts)
19. #5 Paulie Harraka * Ford 150 laps Running (26/0 pts)
20. #92 Chad McCumbee Chevrolet 150 laps Running (24/0 pts)
21. #6 Justin Lofton Chevrolet 150 laps Running (24/0 pts)
22. #13 Johnny Sauter Toyota 149 laps Running (22/0 pts)
23. #10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Ram 144 laps Running (21/0 pts)
24. #99 Bryan Silas * Ford 142 laps Running (20/0 pts)
25. #57 Norm Benning Chevrolet 142 laps Running (19/0 pts)
26. #30 Nelson Piquet Jr. Chevrolet 94 laps Accident (18/0 pts)
27. #84 Chris Fontaine Chevrolet 92 laps Accident (17/0 pts)
28. #168 Clay Greenfield Ram 90 laps Brakes (16/0 pts)
29. #27 C E Falk III Chevrolet 72 laps Vibration (15/0 pts)
30. #93 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet 45 laps Engine (14/0 pts)
31. #39 Chris Jones Chevrolet 25 laps Engine (13/0 pts)
32. #186 Blake Koch Ram 13 laps Vibration (0pts)
33. #38 Dennis Setzer Chevrolet 10 laps Electrical (0pts)
34. #0 T.J. Bell Ram 3 laps Vibration (0pts)
35. #37 Jeff Green Chevrolet 2 laps Rear Gear (0pts)
36. #07 Johnny Chapman Toyota 2 laps Vibration (8/0 pts)

Qualifying times

1. #6 Justin Lofton Chevrolet 31.007s (Leader) 174.154mph
2. #22 Joey Coulter Chevrolet 31.035s (-0.028) 173.997mph
3. #3 Ty Dillon* Chevrolet 31.094s (-0.087) 173.667mph
4. #17 Timothy Peters Toyota 31.112s (-0.105) 173.566mph
5. #18 Jason Leffler Toyota 31.128s (-0.121) 173.477mph
6. #2 Brendan Gaughan Chevrolet 31.151s (-0.144) 173.349mph
7. #11 Todd Bodine Toyota 31.158s (-0.151) 173.310mph
8. #33 Cale Gale* Chevrolet 31.162s (-0.155) 173.288mph
9. #88 Matt Crafton Toyota 31.197s (-0.190) 173.094mph
10. #32 Miguel Paludo Chevrolet 31.241s (-0.234) 172.850mph
11. #31 James Buescher Chevrolet 31.290s (-0.283) 172.579mph
12. #30 Nelson Piquet Jr. Chevrolet 31.319s (-0.312) 172.419mph
13. #23 Jason White Ford 31.398s (-0.391) 171.985mph
14. #9 Ron Hornaday Chevrolet 31.423s (-0.416) 171.849mph
15. #13 Johnny Sauter Toyota 31.423s (-0.416) 171.849mph
16. #09 John Wes Townley* Toyota 31.499s (-0.492) 171.434mph
17. #29 Parker Kligerman Ram 31.530s (-0.523) 171.265mph
18. #5 Paulie Harraka* Ford 31.626s (-0.619) 170.746mph
19. #08 Ross Chastain* Toyota 31.689s (-0.682) 170.406mph
20. #98 Dakoda Armstrong* Toyota 31.712s (-0.705) 170.283mph
21. #81 David Starr Toyota 31.723s (-0.716) 170.223mph
22. #73 Rick Crawford Chevrolet 31.806s (-0.799) 169.779mph
23. #99 Bryan Silas* Ford 31.865s (-0.858) 169.465mph
24. #93 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet 31.926s (-0.919) 169.141mph
25. #168 Clay Greenfield Ram 31.951s (-0.944) 169.009mph
26. #37 Jeff Green Chevrolet 32.079s (-1.072) 168.334mph
27. #38 Dennis Setzer Chevrolet 32.087s (-1.080) 168.292mph
28. #92 Chad McCumbee Chevrolet 32.140s (-1.133) 168.015mph
29. #27 C E Falk III Chevrolet 32.168s (-1.161) 167.869mph
30. #39 Chris Jones Chevrolet 32.366s (-1.359) 166.842mph
31. #186 Blake Koch Ram 32.373s (-1.366) 166.806mph
32. #07 Johnny Chapman Toyota 32.381s (-1.374) 166.764mph
33. #84 Chris Fontaine Chevrolet 32.514s (-1.507) 166.082mph
34. #10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Ram 32.549s (-1.542) 165.904mph
35. #0 T.J. Bell Ram 32.620s (-1.613) 165.543mph
36. #57 Norm Benning Chevrolet 32.661s (-1.654) 165.335mph

Did not qualify

37. #174 Mike Harmon Chevrolet 33.468s (-2.461) 161.348mph
38. #165 Chris Lafferty Chevrolet 33.775s (-2.768) 159.882mph

Practice 2

1. #88 Matt Crafton Toyota 31.032s (Leader) 174.014 mph
2. #22 Joey Coulter Chevrolet 31.119s (-0.087) 173.527 mph
3. #6 Justin Lofton Chevrolet 31.193s (-0.161) 173.116 mph
4. #11 Todd Bodine Toyota 31.221s (-0.189) 172.961 mph
5. #30 Nelson Piquet Jr. Chevrolet 31.225s (-0.193) 172.938 mph
6. #31 James Buescher Chevrolet 31.233s (-0.201) 172.894 mph
7. #29 Parker Kligerman Ram 31.267s (-0.235) 172.706 mph
8. #3 Ty Dillon* Chevrolet 31.272s (-0.240) 172.678 mph
9. #18 Jason Leffler Toyota 31.288s (-0.256) 172.590 mph
10. #9 Ron Hornaday Chevrolet 31.382s (-0.350) 172.073 mph
11. #13 Johnny Sauter Toyota 31.385s (-0.353) 172.057 mph
12. #08 Ross Chastain* Toyota 31.409s (-0.377) 171.925 mph
13. #2 Brendan Gaughan Chevrolet 31.421s (-0.389) 171.860 mph
14. #17 Timothy Peters Toyota 31.454s (-0.422) 171.679 mph
15. #33 Cale Gale* Chevrolet 31.456s (-0.424) 171.668 mph
16. #98 Dakoda Armstrong* Toyota 31.462s (-0.430) 171.636 mph
17. #32 Miguel Paludo Chevrolet 31.483s (-0.451) 171.521 mph
18. #5 Paulie Harraka* Ford 31.490s (-0.458) 171.483 mph
19. #92 Chad McCumbee Chevrolet 31.531s (-0.499) 171.260 mph
20. #23 Jason White Ford 31.547s (-0.515) 171.173 mph
21. #73 Rick Crawford Chevrolet 31.635s (-0.603) 170.697 mph
22. #93 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet 31.705s (-0.673) 170.320 mph
23. #81 David Starr Toyota 31.749s (-0.717) 170.084 mph
24. #09 John Wes Townley* Toyota 31.862s (-0.830) 169.481 mph
25. #27 C E Falk III Chevrolet 31.869s (-0.837) 169.444 mph
26. #168 Clay Greenfield Ram 31.881s (-0.849) 169.380 mph
27. #186 Blake Koch Ram 32.029s (-0.997) 168.597 mph
28. #99 Bryan Silas* Ford 32.168s (-1.136) 167.869 mph
29. #39 Chris Jones Chevrolet 32.372s (-1.340) 166.811 mph
30. #07 Johnny Chapman Toyota 32.434s (-1.402) 166.492 mph
31. #84 Chris Fontaine Chevrolet 32.482s (-1.450) 166.246 mph
32. #10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Ram 32.621s (-1.589) 165.538 mph
33. #165 Chris Lafferty Chevrolet 32.691s (-1.659) 165.183 mph
34. #57 Norm Benning Chevrolet 32.799s (-1.767) 164.639 mph
35. #0 T.J. Bell Ram 32.994s (-1.962) 163.666 mph
36. #174 Mike Harmon Chevrolet 33.433s (-2.401) 161.517 mph
37. #37 Jeff Green Chevrolet
38. #38 Dennis Setzer Chevrolet

Practice 1

1. #6 Justin Lofton Chevrolet 31.011s (Leader) 174.132 mph
2. #22 Joey Coulter Chevrolet 31.077s (-0.066) 173.762 mph
3. #18 Jason Leffler Toyota 31.136s (-0.125) 173.433 mph
4. #33 Cale Gale* Chevrolet 31.212s (-0.201) 173.010 mph
5. #2 Brendan Gaughan Chevrolet 31.232s (-0.221) 172.900 mph
6. #88 Matt Crafton Toyota 31.306s (-0.295) 172.491 mph
7. #31 James Buescher Chevrolet 31.338s (-0.327) 172.315 mph
8. #32 Miguel Paludo Chevrolet 31.383s (-0.372) 172.068 mph
9. #17 Timothy Peters Toyota 31.383s (-0.372) 172.068 mph
10. #3 Ty Dillon* Chevrolet 31.392s (-0.381) 172.018 mph
11. #09 John Wes Townley* Toyota 31.399s (-0.388) 171.980 mph
12. #11 Todd Bodine Toyota 31.474s (-0.463) 171.570 mph
13. #5 Paulie Harraka* Ford 31.490s (-0.479) 171.483 mph
14. #13 Johnny Sauter Toyota 31.550s (-0.539) 171.157 mph
15. #30 Nelson Piquet Jr. Chevrolet 31.590s (-0.579) 170.940 mph
16. #98 Dakoda Armstrong* Toyota 31.672s (-0.661) 170.498 mph
17. #29 Parker Kligerman Ram 31.681s (-0.670) 170.449 mph
18. #23 Jason White Ford 31.727s (-0.716) 170.202 mph
19. #9 Ron Hornaday Chevrolet 31.794s (-0.783) 169.843 mph
20. #08 Ross Chastain* Toyota 31.858s (-0.847) 169.502 mph
21. #81 David Starr Toyota 31.928s (-0.917) 169.131 mph
22. #73 Rick Crawford Chevrolet 32.101s (-1.090) 168.219 mph
23. #92 Chad McCumbee Chevrolet 32.103s (-1.092) 168.209 mph
24. #93 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet 32.132s (-1.121) 168.057 mph
25. #37 Jeff Green Chevrolet 32.231s (-1.220) 167.541 mph
26. #38 Dennis Setzer Chevrolet 32.479s (-1.468) 166.261 mph
27. #168 Clay Greenfield Ram 32.488s (-1.477) 166.215 mph
28. #27 C E Falk III Chevrolet 32.559s (-1.548) 165.853 mph
29. #165 Chris Lafferty Chevrolet 32.560s (-1.549) 165.848 mph
30. #99 Bryan Silas* Ford 32.593s (-1.582) 165.680 mph
31. #39 Chris Jones Chevrolet 32.630s (-1.619) 165.492 mph
32. #84 Chris Fontaine Chevrolet 32.665s (-1.654) 165.315 mph
33. #57 Norm Benning Chevrolet 32.755s (-1.744) 164.860 mph
34. #10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Ram 33.720s (-2.709) 160.142 mph
35. #0 T.J. Bell Ram 33.743s (-2.732) 160.033 mph
36. #07 Johnny Chapman Toyota
37. #174 Mike Harmon Chevrolet
38. #186 Blake Koch Ram

Camping World Truck Series championship standings

1. (--) Timothy Peters 395pts
2. (+1) Ty Dillon* 372pts (-23pts)
3. (-1) Justin Lofton 365pts (-30pts)
4. (--) James Buescher 360pts (-35pts)
5. (--) Parker Kligerman 346pts (-49pts)
6. (--) Matt Crafton 345pts (-50pts)
7. (--) Ron Hornaday 334pts (-61pts)
8. (--) Joey Coulter 322pts (-73pts)
9. (--) Nelson Piquet Jr. 302pts (-93pts)
10. (+3) Jason White 295pts (-100pts)
11. (-1) Miguel Paludo 290pts (-105pts)
12. (-1) Todd Bodine 286pts (-109pts)
13. (-1) Johnny Sauter 282pts (-113pts)
14. (--) Cale Gale* 276pts (-119pts)
15. (--) Jason Leffler 269pts (-126pts)
16. (--) David Starr 265pts (-130pts)
17. (--) Dakoda Armstrong* 249pts (-146pts)
18. (+1) Ross Chastain* 219pts (-176pts)
19. (+1) John Wes Townley* 212pts (-183pts)
20. (-2) Ryan Sieg 204pts (-191pts)
21. (--) Paulie Harraka* 203pts (-192pts)
22. (--) Bryan Silas* 195pts (-200pts)
23. (--) Max Gresham* 162pts (-233pts)
24. (--) Chris Fontaine 154pts (-241pts)
25. (--) John King* 135pts (-260pts)
26. (--) Jeb Burton* 133pts (-262pts)
27. (--) Caleb Holman* 121pts (-274pts)
28. (+2) Jennifer Jo Cobb 113pts (-282pts)
29. (+2) Norm Benning 110pts (-285pts)
30. (-2) Tim George Jr. 104pts (-291pts)
31. (+2) Clay Greenfield 97pts (-298pts)
32. (-3) Brennan Newberry 96pts (-299pts)
33. (-1) Jeff Agnew 89pts (-306pts)
34. (--) Chris Cockrum 78pts (-317pts)
35. (+4) Rick Crawford 75pts (-320pts)
36. (-1) Jake Crum 60pts (-335pts)
37. (+11) Chad McCumbee 52pts (-343pts)
38. (-2) Dennis Setzer 44pts (-351pts)
39. (+8) Chris Jones 44pts (-351pts)
40. (-3) J R Fitzpatrick 42pts (-353pts)
41. (-3) Dusty Davis* 42pts (-353pts)
42. (+3) Johnny Chapman 42pts (-353pts)
43. (-3) Scott Stenzel 41pts (-354pts)
44. (-3) Grant Enfinger 40pts (-355pts)
45. (-3) Tyler Young* 37pts (-358pts)
46. (-3) Ward Burton 36pts (-359pts)
47. (-3) Kyle Larson 34pts (-361pts)
48. (-2) Jeff Choquette 33pts (-362pts)
49. (--) B J Mcleod 21pts (-374pts)
50. (--) Justin Jennings 21pts (-374pts)
51. (--) Brent Raymer 18pts (-377pts)
52. (--) Wes Burton 16pts (-379pts)
53. (--) C E Falk III 15pts (-380pts)
54. (-1) T.J. Duke* 13pts (-382pts)
55. (-1) Travis Miller 13pts (-382pts)
56. (-1) Todd Shafer 12pts (-383pts)
57. (-1) Mike Skinner 11pts (-384pts)
58. (-1) Russ Dugger 11pts (-384pts)
59. (--) C E Falk 10pts (-385pts)
60. (-2) Chris Lafferty 10pts (-385pts)
61. (-1) Brandon Knupp 9pts (-386pts)

* Denotes Rookie
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