NCWTS: Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 200 Preview

Trucks run at Atlanta in 2011 Photo- Getty Images

Race Info

Date- Friday August 31st, 2012

Location- Atlanta, Georgia

Start time- 8:00 PM EST

Distance- 130 Laps, 200.2 Miles

Broadcast TV- SPEED

Broadcast Radio- MRN

Weather Forecast

High 87 F Low 71 F

Chance of rain- 30%

Isolated Thunder Storms

Past Race Winners

2011- Ron Hornaday Jr

2010- Kevin Harvick

2009- Kyle Busch

2008- Kyle Busch

2007- Mike Skinner

Notables yet to win Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 200

Justin Lofton

Parker Kligerman

Timothy Peters

Joey Coulter

James Buescher

Nelson Piquet Jr

Miguel Paludo

News & Notes

Kyle Busch makes his first appearance in the Truck Series this season

This will be the first truck race ever where Kurt and Kyle Busch are both in the field

Paulie Harraka fired, Aric Almirola to drive No.5 truck in Atlanta this weekend

Billy Ballew enters his first truck in a race this season, Kurt Busch to drive

Ryan Blaney back in the Brad Keselowski Racing truck

Ross Chastain looks to build on third place finish last week at Bristol

James Buescher continues to hunt down Timothy Peters for the points lead

Timothy Peters looks to win his second straight race

Event Schedule

Truck Practice 10:00 AM EST Friday (Not televised)

Truck Practice 11:30 AM EST Friday (TV at 1 PM EST on SPEED)

Truck Qualifying 4:30 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Truck Race, Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 200, 7:30 PM EST on SPEED

Next Race- 9/15 American Ethanol 200 at the Iowa Speedway Newton, Iowa

Entry List via








0 Blake Koch West Palm Beach, FL Ford 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
4 Kyle Larson Elk Grove, CA Chevrolet Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Mobile App Steve Turner
5 Aric Almirola Tampa, FL 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 Toyota Tom DeLoach
07 Johnny Chapman Stony Point, NC Toyota Wear Your Gear / http://www.Bobber .info Ken Smith
8 Max Gresham* Griffin, GA Chevrolet Made in USA Brand DeLana Harvick
08 Ross Chastain* Alva, FL Toyota Melon 1 Bobby Dotter
9 Ron Hornaday Palmdale, CA Chevrolet Anderson’s Maple Syrup Joe Denette
09 John Wes Townley* Watkinsville, GA Toyota Zaxby’s Robby Benton
10 Jennifer Jo Cobb Kansas City, KS Ram Jennifer Jo Cobb
11 Todd Bodine Chemung, NY Toyota Toyota Care Tom DeLoach
13 Johnny Sauter Necedah, WI Toyota Hot Honeys / Curb Records Mike Curb
17 Timothy Peters Providence, NC Toyota Red Horse Racing Tom DeLoach
18 Kyle Busch Las Vegas, NV Toyota Dollar General Kyle Busch
22 Joey Coulter Miami Springs, FL Chevrolet Steak-umm Richard Childress
23 Jason White Powhatan, VA Ford Steve Urvan
27 Stephen Leicht Asheville, NC Chevrolet Hillman Racing Michael Hillman
29 Ryan Blaney High Point, NC Ram Cooper Standard Brad Keselowski
30 Nelson Piquet Jr. Brasilia, Brazil Chevrolet Drink B Steve Turner
31 James Buescher Plano, TX Chevrolet Exide Batteries 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
51 Kurt Busch Las Vegas, NV Chevrolet Bill Holt Billy Ballew
57 Norm Benning Pittsburgh, PA Chevrolet Norm Benning Racing Norm Benning
81 David Starr Houston, TX Toyota Chasco / Zachry Billy Ballew
84 Chris Fontaine Lakeland, FL Chevrolet Glenden Enterprises Chris Fontaine
88 Matt Crafton Tulare, CA Toyota Menards / Great Lakes Rhonda Thorson
92 Chad McCumbee Supply, NC Chevrolet / BTS Tire & Auto Service / QMI Ricky Benton
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
275 Caleb Holman* Abingdon, VA Chevrolet Food Country USA / Wise / Pizza Plus Charles Henderson




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