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T.J. Bell

Team: Niece Motorsports-45-CWT
Age / DOB:  (37) / 8/25/1980
Ht / Wt:  5'8" / 140

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T.J. Bell (No. 56 Niece Equipment/MG Machinery Chevrolet Silverado) finished 16th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season-ending Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, FL.
He started 20th in the lineup and completed 132 laps of the 134-lap race. Bell competed in 15 of the 23 truck races this year and closed out the season 20th in the 2017 NCWTS driver championship standings. Tue, Nov 21, 2017 10:27:00 PM

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Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Homestead-Miami Speedway marks T.J. Bell’s fourth NCWTS start at the 1.5-mile track.

In his three previous starts, the No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado driver has never finished outside of the top-20. His best finish of 10th came in his most recent NCWTS start at the track in 2009. In addition, he has three NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Homestead-Miami Speedway, with his most recent coming in 2015. Bell also has one Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start at the Florida track, coming in 2011.Niece Motorsports
Wed, Nov 15, 2017 09:48:00 PM

Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Phoenix Raceway marks T.J. Bell’s fourth start in the series at the one-mile track.

The No. 45 Niece Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado driver’s best finish of 13th came in his most recent NCWTS start at Phoenix in 2009. Bell also has six NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Phoenix, with his most recent coming in the spring race in 2016.-Niece Motorsports
Tue, Nov 7, 2017 09:36:00 PM

T.J. Bell (No. 45 Niece Equipment Chevrolet Silverado) finished 16th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH.

He started 16th in the lineup and completed 173 laps of the 175-lap race. Bell competed in 12 of the 17 truck races so far this season and is 19th in the 2017 NCWTS point standings after this event.
Sun, Sep 24, 2017 08:31:00 PM

Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway marks T.J. Bell’s sixth start at the one-mile track.

His most recent start at the track came in 2014, while his best finish of 10th came in 2008. In addition to his NCWTS starts at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado driver has two NASCAR XFINITY Series starts in Loudon, with his most recent coming last season.-Niece Motorsports
Tue, Sep 19, 2017 03:16:00 PM

Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Pocono Raceway marks T.J. Bell’s second start in the series at the ‘Tricky Triangle’.

The No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado driver's most recent start in the NCWTS at Pocono came in 2014. Bell has one Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start at the triangular track, which came in 2011. In addition, he has one NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Pocono Raceway, which came in 2016. Bell has four ARCA Racing Series starts at Pocono Raceway with a best finish of fifth in 2004.-Niece Motorsports
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 09:03:00 PM

T.J. Bell (No. 45 Niece Equipment Chevrolet Silverado) finished 15th in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Drivin' for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, IL.

He started 17th in the lineup and completed 158 laps of the 160-lap race. Bell, who competed in six of the eight truck races so far this season, is currently 18th in the 2017 NCWTS Championship point standings after this event.
Sun, Jun 18, 2017 10:59:00 AM

T.J. Bell (No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado) has five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts at Gateway Motorsports Park, with his most recent coming in 2014.

In 2004, Bell made an ARCA Racing Series start at Gateway Motorsports Park, finishing eighth. "Texas didn’t quite go the way we wanted, but I’m really looking forward to this weekend’s race," said Bell. "We are continuing to learn and get better each time we visit the race track, which is really encouraging. Gateway is a fun track, and I’m looking forward to the challenge this weekend."-Niece Motorsports
Wed, Jun 14, 2017 03:20:00 PM

T.J. Bell (No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado) has 11 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts at Texas Motor Speedway, with his best finish of 14th coming in 2009.

In addition, Bell has six NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Texas Motor Speedway. Said Bell. "This is a big race for our owner, Al Niece, whose business is headquartered in Texas. We’re going to try and make him proud and have a strong run Friday night."-Niece Motorsports
Wed, Jun 7, 2017 08:29:00 PM

T.J. Bell (No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado) has four NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts at Dover International Speedway, with his best finish of 12th coming in 2003.

In his most recent NCWTS start at the Monster Mile in 2014, he finished 15th. In addition, Bell has six NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Dover, along with one start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.-Niece Motorsports
Wed, May 31, 2017 04:54:00 PM

T.J. Bell (No. 45 Black Rifle Coffee Co. Chevrolet Silverado) finished 14th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) NC Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.

He started 26th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 134-lap race. Bell, who competed in three of the five truck races so far this season, is currently 20th in the 2017 NCWTS Championship point standings after this event.
Sat, May 20, 2017 09:51:00 AM

T.J. Bell (No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado) has five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS), with his best finish of ninth coming in 2007.

In addition, Bell has one Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start at CMS, along with five NASCAR XFINITY Series starts and one ARCA Racing Series start at the 1.5-mile track. Weinerschnitzel, Black Rifle Coffee Company, SilencerCo, Nitro Circus, Alpinestars, Rush Truck Centers and the Palms Casino Resort sponsor the No. 45 truck this Friday at CMS.-Niece Motorsports
Wed, May 17, 2017 03:16:00 PM

T.J. Bell (No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado) has made six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at Martinsville Speedway between 2003 and 2014, with his best finish of sixth coming in 2008.

Said Bell: "Martinsville is definitely a tough track, but I’m really looking forward to the challenge. This is a track that I enjoy racing on, and I know how hard the team has been working on this truck. We were happy with how everything went in Atlanta, and are looking to continue to build on that." Niece Motorsports, which is owned by United States Marine Corps Veteran Al Niece, will look to run between 12-15 select races during the 2017 season, with plans of running full time moving into 2018 as the team continues to look for potential sponsorship.-Niece Motorsports
Wed, Mar 29, 2017 12:50:00 PM

T.J. Bell (No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado) has made four NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS), with his best finish of ninth coming in 2008.

In addition, Bell has one Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start and one NASCAR XFINITY Series start at AMS. Niece Motorsports (owned by Al Niece) will attempt between 12-15 select races during the 2017 season, with plans of running full time moving into 2018 as the team continues to look for potential sponsorship. The team also plans to attempt races at Martinsville, Kansas, Charlotte and Texas.-Niece Motorsports
Thu, Mar 2, 2017 09:31:00 PM

T.J. Bell (#77 VroomBrands Chevrolet Camaro) will miss the XFINITY Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The team is not guaranteed a start in this weekend’s NXS race. Based on NASCAR’s time trial knockout procedure, upon completion of the first round of qualifying, the 40 eligible cars for starting positions one to 40 is determined. The car was listed as 41st on the chart.
Sat, Jul 23, 2016 01:44:00 PM