NCWTS: VFW 200 Preview

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Race Info

Date- Saturday August 18th, 2012

Location- Brooklyn, Michigan

Start time- 12:30 PM EST

Distance- 100 Laps, 200 Miles

Broadcast TV- SPEED

Broadcast Radio- MRN

Weather Forecast

High 75 F Low 54

Chance of rain- 0%

Mostly Sunny

Past Race Winners

2011- Kevin Harvick

2010- Aric Almirola

2009- Colin Braun

2008- Erik Darnell

2007- Travis Kvapil

Notables yet to win VFW 200

Justin Lofton

Ron Hornaday Jr

Johnny Sauter

Timothy Peters

Joey Coulter

Jason White

James Buescher

News & Notes

This is the first truck race at Michigan on the new pavement

Parker Kligerman was released by Brad Keselowski Racing earlier in the week and is entered in the No.7 truck for Red Horse Racing this weekend

Jason Leffler was released by Kyle Busch Motorsports and Kurt Busch will drive No.18 truck this weekend

Cup regulars in the field include Brad Keselowski and Kurt Busch

Timothy Peters looks to hold on to the points lead as James Buescher starts to close in

Joey Coulter looks to win two races in a row

Event Schedule

Truck Practice 9:00 AM EST Friday (Not televised)

Truck Practice 11:00 AM EST Friday (Not televised)

Truck Practice 2:00 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Truck Qualifying 9:30 AM EST Saturday on SPEED

Truck Race, VFW 200, 12:00 PM EST Saturday on SPEED

Next Race- NCWTS 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, Tennessee

Entry list via







0 T.J. Bell Reno, NV Ram Jennifer Jo Cobb
2 Tim George Jr. New York, NY Chevrolet Applebee’s DeLana Harvick
3 Ty Dillon* Lewisville, N.C. Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats Richard Childress
5 Scott Riggs Bahama, NC Ford Wauters Motorsports David Dollar
6 Justin Lofton Westmorland, CA Chevrolet Millennium Private Jet Services / Lofton Cattle Eddie Sharp
7 Parker Kligerman Westport, CT Toyota Red Horse Racing Tom DeLoach
07 Johnny Chapman Stony Point, NC Toyota Wear Your Gear / http://www.Bobber .info Ken Smith
08 Ross Chastain* Alva, FL Toyota Melon 1 / S.C. Watermelon Association Bobby Dotter
9 Ron Hornaday Palmdale, CA Chevrolet Joe Denette Motorsports Joe Denette
09 John Wes Townley* Watkinsville, GA Toyota Toyota Care Robby Benton
10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Kansas City, KS Ram Jennifer Jo Cobb
11 Todd Bodine Chemung, NY Toyota Northeast Toyota Dealers Tom DeLoach
13 Johnny Sauter Necedah, WI Toyota Hot Honeys / Curb Records Mike Curb
17 Timothy Peters Providence, NC Toyota Toyota / Red Horse Racing Tom DeLoach
18 Kurt Busch Las Vegas, NV Toyota Shore Lodge Kyle Busch
22 Joey Coulter Miami Springs, FL Chevrolet RCR / darrellgwynnf-
Richard Childress
23 Jason White Powhatan, VA Ford Steve Urvan
27 Brandon Knupp Sidney, OH Chevrolet Hillman Racing Michael Hillman
29 Brad Keselowski Rochester Hills, MI Ram Cooper Standard Brad Keselowski
30 Nelson Piquet Jr. Brasilia, Brazil Chevrolet Autotrac Steve Turner
31 James Buescher Plano, TX Chevrolet Koike Aronson / Ransome Steve Turner
32 Miguel Paludo Nova Prata, Brazil Chevrolet Duroline Brakes and Components Steve Turner
33 Cale Gale* Mobile, AL Chevrolet Rheem DeLana Harvick
38 Chris Jones Forest, VA Chevrolet RSS Racing Pam Sieg
39 Ryan Sieg Tucker, GA Chevrolet RSS Racing Susan Bates
57 Norm Benning Pittsburgh, PA Chevrolet Norm Benning Racing Norm Benning
84 Chris Fontaine Lakeland, FL Chevrolet Glenden Enterprises Chris Fontaine
88 Matt Crafton Tulare, CA Toyota Jeld-Wen / Menards Rhonda Thorson
93 Dennis Setzer Newton, NC Chevrolet RSS Racing Pam Sieg
98 Dakoda Armstrong* New Castle, IN Toyota Duke Thorson
99 Bryan Silas* Stuart, FL Ford Rockingham Speedway Stacy Compton
174 Mike Harmon Birmingport, AL Chevrolet Koma Unwind Relaxation Drink Mike Harmon
175 TBA2 No Home Town Chevrolet Norm Benning Racing Norm Benning
214 Brennan Newberry Bakersfield, CA Chevrolet NTS / IronClad Performance Bob Newberry
225 Stephen Leicht Asheville, NC Chevrolet Hillman Racing Michael Hillman



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