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Chris Buescher

Team: JTG Daugherty Racing-37
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/29/1992

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Chris Buescher scored his first top 10 in the past 10 races when he crossed under the checkers sixth in the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway.
Buescher’s last top-10 came on another unrestricted, intermediate speedways with a sixth at Michigan International Speedway. It is unlikely that he was on many rosters and that made him a great differentiator for his owners. Oct 22 - 8:32 PM

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JTG Daugherty Racing announced today NASCAR driver Chris Buescher will continue to pilot the No. 37 Chevrolet at the top level of the sport, signing a multi-year contract with the team.

Buescher came on the scene in the ARCA Racing Series in 2009, after being signed as a development driver with Roush Fenway Racing. He competed in the ARCA Racing Series for five years, winning the ARCA Championship in 2012 and making the jump to the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2014. In 2015, Buescher earned two wins, 11 top-five and 20 top-10 finishes en route to becoming the NASCAR XFINITY Series Championship. To date, he has one win, two top-five finishes and five top-10 finishes in 65 starts in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.-JTG
Aug 18 - 2:36 PM

Chris Buescher scored his third top-10 of the season with a sixth-place finish in the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

All three of his best runs have come since the beginning of June. He was 10th in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway and ninth at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Last week, he narrowly missed the top 10 with an 11th at Watkins Glen International and that means he is becoming a good place-and-hold driver at his level.
Aug 13 - 8:27 PM

Chris Buescher earned his second top-10 finish in the past four weeks when he crossed under the checkers ninth in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Buescher has been among the most improved drivers this year with his move to JTG-Daugherty Racing and he should continue to be on most fantasy players’ radar screens.
Jul 23 - 10:23 PM

Chris Buescher finished 10th in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

Buescher finished 15th at Talladega SuperSpeedway this spring, so his top-10 was not a huge surprise. He also ran well last week at Sonoma Raceway and now has back-to-back lead lap finishes.
Jul 2 - 12:25 AM

Chris Buescher earned the best qualification result of his career in Saturday’s time trials for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. He’ll start ninth.

Buescher’s previous best came at Bristol Motor Speedway last August when he rolled off the grid 12th. He finished fifth in that race, so his starting position should be considered a good omen.
Jun 24 - 11:24 PM

If the past seven races on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks are an indication, Chris Buescher should earn positive place-differential points this week.

Since Charlotte Motor Speedway last fall, Buescher has finished better than he started on this course type, picking up as many as 17 place-differential points at Texas Motor Speedway this April. He qualified 29th for the Coke 600 and has finished better than that in his last eight races on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks.
May 27 - 9:29 PM

Chris Buescher posted the fourth-fastest single lap in Saturday morning practice session for the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway with a speed of 119.973 mph.

Buescher has been one of the top values each week with six results of 27th or better in six races following the Daytona 500. Last week’s accident at Bristol Motor Speedway spoiled that streak, but he should easily regain his form.
Apr 29 - 10:05 AM

Chris Buescher spun early in final practice for the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway and did significant damage to the right rear of his Chevrolet.

Buescher lines up 27th on the grid. He would prefer to fix the damage and keep his starting position, but he has only 12 positions to fall if he needs to roll out a backup.
Apr 22 - 11:10 AM

Chris Buescher was one of the best values in the game last week at Martinsville Speedway. He finished 11th after starting the STP 500 33rd and he hopes to keep that momentum alive at Texas Motor Speedway.

Even if he doesn’t, Buescher is liable to be a good value. He has scored results of 24th or better in his last five similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track races. Last year with Front Row Motorsports he finished 16th at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Apr 6 - 11:40 PM

Chris Buescher finished 11th in the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, which is his best finish of 2017.

Buescher has challenged for top-20s this year, but fell short in four previous unrestricted, intermediate speedway races. Often, something would go wrong at the end of the afternoon, but at Martinsville most of the significant problems happened to someone else. Buescher’s teammate AJ Allmendinger finished sixth, which made this the best combined effort for JTG-Daugherty Racing.
Apr 3 - 7:26 AM

With four 20-something results in six short track races last year, Chris Buescher could be one of this week’s best hidden values for the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

Buescher was 21st at Bristol Motor Speedway last spring, 24th at Richmond International Raceway in the fall, and 27th at Martinsville. His real claim to fame, however, was a fifth at Bristol under the August lights and that points to an ability to effectively work traffic.
Mar 30 - 11:02 PM

Chris Buescher has alternated 20th-place finishes with results in the mid-30s in four attempts on two-mile tracks.

Buescher finished 20th in a pre-rookie warm-up at Auto Club Speedway in 2015. He returned to that track last year to finish 33rd, then was 20th in Michigan International Speedway’s spring event, and 35th in the summer. If the pattern holds, he could challenge for another 20th this year.
Mar 24 - 12:31 PM

Chris Buescher has made two previous starts at Phoenix International Raceway and both of them ended in the low-30s.

Buescher has a little more experience and probably a few more resources, but the competition for results in the high-20s and low-30s has increased dramatically this year. The two factors should balance one another and Buescher will finish in his familiar range.
Mar 16 - 1:38 PM

Chris Buescher has finished between 16th and 24th in his last four attempts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks.

All four of these races also feature positive place-differentials, which made him a solid value. Last week, he scored his worst finish of the string, however, with a 24th after starting 28th.
Mar 10 - 2:01 PM