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Team: NTS Motorsports-20-NCWTS
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/1/1988

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John King has the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the second practice for the Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
The average of 185.171 mph in the No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado was best of the 13 trucks that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. No. 17 Timothy Peters, No. 13 Jeb Burton, No. 82 Sean Corr and No. 30 Ron Hornaday Jr. are the rest of the drivers on this list. Feb 20 - 4:03 PM

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2012 Daytona NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) winner John King, signs with NTS Motorsports to race the No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado in the NextEra Energy Resources 250.

Twenty five year-old John King from Fort Blackmore, Virginia began his motor sports career in 2004, where he competed in regional late model racing. Making his NCWTS debut in 2010 at Bristol Motor Speedway, he won in his eighth series start, at DIS. Having raced part-time in the NCWTS, King is looking forward to competing in the series again in 2014.-NTS Motorsports
Feb 7 - 8:49 PM

Defending Daytona NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event winner, John King Jr., will join Eddie Sharp Racing for Friday's Nextera Energy 250 driving the No. 33 ESR Chevrolet Silverado.

King, the 2012 Daytona International Speedway race winner, has joined forces with ESR's No. 33 team, which also won the 2012 NCWTS event in the season finale at Homestead, Florida with driver Cale Gale. King is scheduled to run Daytona with support from the Eastern Coal Council, and possibly more if additional sponsorship comes together.-Eddie Sharp Racing
Sat, Feb 16, 2013 04:37:00 PM

John King gets the last qualifying slot open to teams outside of the top 25 in owners’ points for the Camping World Truck Series race.

His lap of 124.827 mph in the No. 5 truck was 34th fastest in qualifying. He will line up 36th at the green flag for the Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway.
Fri, Nov 9, 2012 05:55:00 PM

John King returns to Wauters Motorsports to pilot the No. 5 Fairway Ford in Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.

King will be making his first start at Phoenix and his second start for Wauters Motorsports. He debuted with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team at Kentucky Speedway in September. Richie Wauters in his term as crew chief has an exceptional track record boasting one win (Kyle Busch 2007), five top-five and six top-10 finishes in just seven starts on the 1-mile flat-track in Avondale, Arizona.-Wauters Motorsports
Wed, Nov 7, 2012 08:32:00 PM

John King will make his return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Kentucky Speedway piloting the No. 5 Wauters Motorsports Ford F150.

King, the winner of the series season opener at Daytona International Speedway, participated in the first five 2012 Camping World Truck Series events.-Wauters Motorsports
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 09:32:00 PM

Red Horse Racing announced the team will suspend operations of the No. 7 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team driven by rookie of the year contender, John King, effective immediately.

Due to lack of sponsorship funding, the No. 7 will be cutting back its program until further notice. The organization will continue to operate the No. 17 entry driven by Timothy Peters and the No. 11 entry driven by Todd Bodine.-Red Horse Racing
Tue, May 29, 2012 08:34:00 PM

This weekend will mark John King's first visit to the 1.5-mile track of Charlotte Motor Speedway.

So far in 2012, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookie has notched one win, one top five and two top-10 finishes, while being the first Truck Series rookie to hold the series points lead for consecutive weeks. King currently sits eighth in the championship points standings only five notches behind seventh place.-Red Horse Racing
Tue, May 15, 2012 07:23:00 PM

This weekend will mark John King's first visit to the 1.5-mile track of Kansas Speedway.

King, under the direction of crew chief Chad Kendrick has had an impressive season thus far. The Truck Series rookie has notched one win, one top five and two top-10 finishes, while being the first Truck Series rookie to hold the series points lead for consecutive weeks.-Red Horse Racing
Mon, Apr 16, 2012 08:11:00 PM

NCWTS Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender John King continues his championship points lead after earning a ninth place finish at Martinsville Speedway.

This marks the first time in series history that a rookie has led the standings after multiple events. In 2009, King competed in a UARA-STARS event at Rockingham (started 21st, finished 18th). He spent time at 'The Rock' last month for the Goodyear tire test. Though he did not get any seat time, King gained insight from teammate Timothy Peters and the No. 17 Toyota Tundra team.-Red Horse Racing
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 08:29:00 PM

John King, winner at Daytona in only his eighth Truck Series start, is currently the Truck Series points leader heading into this weekend's Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway.

He has one Truck Series start at the Virginia paperclip shaped track. In 2010, he started in the back of the field and ultimately brought home a 19th-place finish after an incident in the closing laps of the race. He also has three late model stock starts at the short track. His best finish came in 2009 where he crossed the finish line in the 12th position.-Red Horse Racing
Mon, Mar 26, 2012 11:27:00 AM

John King wins the NextEra Energy Resources 250, his first victory in eight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races.

This is the No. 7 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra driver's first race at Daytona. King is the third driver to earn his first series win at Daytona International Speedway. Robert Pressley (2002) and Michael Waltrip (2011) are the others. -NASCAR PR
Fri, Feb 24, 2012 11:13:00 PM

The NextEra Energy Resources 250 will mark John King's first venture on a superspeedway, having his largest previous start on 1.5-mile tracks during his debut into the Truck Series in 2010 and 2011.

The 2.5-mile high banks of Daytona will be the young driver's eighth Truck Series start. He got his start racing on dirt in a Crate Late Model in 2006. King continued to race in the Late Model division until 2008 when he was asked to be a part of the Bill Elliott Driver Development program. There he competed in the UARA-STARS Late Model division on asphalt. King made his way onto the Truck Series scene in 2010 with starts at Bristol, New Hampshire, Martinsville and the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.-Red Horse Racing
Mon, Feb 20, 2012 07:58:00 PM

Red Horse Racing added rookie of they year contender Johne King behind the wheel of the No. 7 Toyota Tundra.

King has seven previous starts in the Camping World Truck Series including Bristol, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Martinsville and Homestead-Miami Speedway. The 23 year-old driver has a career-best finish of 15th, which he earned in his Truck Series debut in 2010 at Bristol. In 2009, he was a part of the Bill Elliott Driver Development program competing in UARA-STARS Late Model Series.-Red Horse Racing
Wed, Feb 8, 2012 04:58:00 PM

John King runs quickest Kentucky qualifying lap of the Camping World Truck Series go-or-go-homer drivers.

Of the drivers required to make the field on speed, his lap of 168.792 mph in the No. 16 truck was the fastest. His qualifying speed puts him 19th in the lineup for the UNOH 225.
Thu, Jul 7, 2011 06:00:00 PM